Nike Baseball Camp Seattle University

Nike Baseball Camp Seattle University
Nike Baseball Camp Seattle University

Join the Seattle University coaching staff this winter and improve your hitting, pitching and catching skills! This clinic is for the advanced baseball player looking to take his game to the next level before tryouts and is scheduled to run December 21st & 22nd. The clinic will be broken into two sessions, hitting and pitching/catching with the encouragement to attend both sessions if applicable to the player's skill set.

Advanced Hitting Clinic

Hitters will cover and practice the mechanics of their swing, mentality at the plate, and what type of approaches there are based on the individual and particular situation. This will be done through dry work, drills, and batting practice. Players will also be getting filmed and analyzed by one of our coaches.

Advanced Pitcher/Catcher Clinic

In this session players will sign up as a Pitcher OR Catcher

  • Pitchers will cover and practice the importance of a throwing routine, arm care health, mechanics, mentality, fielding, picks, and communication with their catcher.
  • Catchers will cover and practice the importance of receiving, blocking, throwing, fielding, staying durable, managing the game, and communication with their pitcher.

Highlights Include

  • Professional instruction from college coaches and college-aged instructors
  • 10:1 camper/staff ratio
  • Multi-level ability grouping
  • Discussion topics: preparing for college baseball and personal goal setting
  • Nike Camp T-shirt and Nike Prizes

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Camp Director

Jeff James

Jeff James enters his fourth year overall at Seattle University, including his second season as an assistant coach after serving as director of baseball operations for two years. James came to Seattle University from Everett Community College, where he had been an associate head coach and head hitting coach from 2007 to 2011.  He helped manage the Trojans to a 20-4...

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While coaching at Everett CC, James also held numerous summer coaching jobs.  He was an assistant coach with the Everett Merchants, a collegiate summer team in the Pacific International League from 2010-2011.  He helped the Merchants become the second best-hitting team in the league.  He also ventured north of the border to coach when he took a hitting coach position with the Kelowna Falcons of the West Coast League in 2009-2010.  Again, he helped the Falcons become the second-best hitting club in the league.  James also has head coaching experience, having led both the Seals Baseball Team, a semi-pro summer ballclub based in Santa Rosa, Calif., and the 18U team of Laces Baseball Academy in Everett. 

James played collegiate baseball for three years, two with Bellevue Community College and one at the University of Washington.  In the 2006-2007 school year, he acted as an undergraduate assistant baseball coach at Washington in lieu of playing his senior season.

In the summer of 2013, James was the head coach of the Xenia Scouts, an Athletes in Action organization that plays in the Great Lakes League. He has also taken over as head coach of the Bellingham Bells of the West Coast League.

James currently lives in Seattle with his wife Darcee.  He completed his Masters of Education degree with a specialization in Athletic Coaching at North Central University. 

Camp Details

The Seattle University Nike Baseball camp offers youth baseball players a chance to work with high level coaches to expand their baseball skill set and knowledge. With our low coach to camper ratio, campers are guaranteed small group instruction. 

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Hitting Clinic: 9:45 a.m. at Seattle University Park. Registration will take place on the South end at the softball field off of E. Jefferson Street

Pitching/Catching Clinic: 12:15 p.m. at Seattle University Park. Registration will take place on the South end at the softball field off of E. Jefferson Street


Hitting Clinic: 12:00 p.m. at Seattle University Park

Pitching/Catching Clinic: 2:30 p.m at Seattle University Park


  • 6-14


  • Cleats
  • Sneakers
  • Glove
  • Water Bottle/Snack or Lunch

Camp Code: BAXDSU


Seattle University Park

The newly renovated SU Park is a turf field with lighting for nighttime hours and is located on 12th and James. It is utilized for our various intramural sports and sport clubs, but is also open for informal usage. SU Park has a jogging track surrounding it, which is open to the community.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8:45 a.m. Campers Arrive/Talk About Day Ahead
  • 9:00 a.m. Stretch/Warm Up/Throw
  • 9:30 a.m. Defensive Skills
  • 10:15 a.m. Snack/Water Break
  • 10:30 a.m. Offensive Skills
  • 11:15 a.m. Games
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. Situation Play
  • 2:00 p.m. Games
  • 3:00 p.m. Campers Depart

Camper Reviews


  • 5/5.
Coaches were inspirational

"My son absolutely loved his week at NIKE baseball camp. We will be back next year. Coaches were inspirational, motivating and definitely great role models for these kids."

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  • 5/5.
We Have Three Boys And Will Definitely Be Returning!

"My child was one of the younger kids and we were SO impressed with the way the instructors encouraged them and also encouraged the older kids to show good sportsmanship toward the younger ones. The camp was WONDERFUL. We are locals but I can't imagine sending my son to any other big campus camp that would measure up to this one! We have three young boys and will definitely be returning customers!!!"


  • 5/5.
Genuine, Knowledgeable Coaches

"My coach surpassed my expectations as a coach and as a person. He is very genuine and knowledgeable about the sport of baseball.


  • 5/5.
Better Appreciation For The Game

"They helped my son to appreciate the game of baseball on and off the field. I would highly recommend this camp to other ball players. I look forward to my son attending the camp next year with his little brother."


  • 5/5.
Quality Individual Attention

"I was impressed that the coaches worked with us individually. At other camps it was almost always as a group. They covered everything about baseball and even introduced me to some new strength training exercises. I enjoyed the camp very much."

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Advanced Camp
Age Group: 6 - 14
Gender: Co-Ed
Seattle University Advanced Winter Clinic
Hitting & Pitching/Catching Sessions (10:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.) $240.00
Availability: Open

Advanced Hitting Session (10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.) $125.00
Availability: Open

Advanced Pitcher/Catcher Session (12:30 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.) $125.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.