Nike Baseball Camp McBean Stadium
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NIKE Baseball Camps is excited to bring one of its camps to the Sacramento area. Stay at Sierra College and play at McBean Stadium. Each day will be filled with baseball drills that cover hitting, fielding, base running, and team play to help each camper take their game to the next level!
Directing the camp is Tom Myers who serves as the Area Professional Scouting covering from San Luis Obispo to Long Beach CA. Our goal is for every camper to take their game to the next level, create lasting friendships, and have a good time.
- Professional instruction from college coaches
- 10:1 camper/staff ratio
- College Level Workouts for High School Players
- Discussion topics: preparing for college baseball and personal goal setting
- Nike Camp T-shirt, Lanyard and Nike Prizes
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Camp Director Tom Myers
Directing the camp is Tom Myers, former MiLB player, Division I assistant coach, and for the past 6 years has worked for an MLB organization as a professional scout.View Tom Myers's Bio & Baseball Tips ⟩
From 1998-2001 Myers served as the lead assistant for UCSB of the Big West conference. From 2002-2004 served in the same capacity at the Santa Clara University. He later returned to UCSB from 2005-2011 as associate head coach for the Gauchos. During the summer of 2007 Myers served as pitching coach for the Santa Barbara Foresters of the California Collegiate league. Summer of 2008 Myers was the head coach for the Kenai Peninsula Oilers of the Alaskan League. From 2009-2011 Myers was the head coach for the Brewster Whitecaps of the prestigious Cape Cod League. During his time as a Division I assistant coach, Myers instructed 105 players that eventually played professional baseball with 35 reaching the Major Leagues. Myers was drafted in 1991 by the Oakland Athletics and eventually played 5 seasons with the Athletics, Orioles and Cardinals. In 1997 Myers served as player-coach for the Dutch Professional League in Haarlam, Holland. Myers currently enters his 6th year as an area scout for the World Champion Chicago Cubs. His territory covers Central Southern California, Las Vegas and Hawaii. Myers graduated from UCSB with a degree in History and received his Masters in Education from Azusa Pacific University.
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Coach Alex Hoover
Alex Hoover begins his first season as an assistant coach at Cal State San Bernardino, after spending three seasons at Division I Cal State Bakersfield. He served as the bench coach in 2017 and assisted with hitting and outfield instruction.View Alex Hoover's Bio ⟩
Hoover joined the CSUB program from Cal Poly where he served as the volunteer assistant coach for the Mustangs from 2010-14. Cal Poly appeared in back-to-back NCAA Tournaments in 2013 and 2014. Hoover worked with the outfielders and the Mustang hitters.
Hoover moved to the Mustangs’ program after serving as an assistant coach at Santa Barbara City College from 2007-10. Hoover helped SBCC to four consecutive winning seasons and a 102-65 overall mark. The Vaqueros won the Western State Conference’s North Division title in 2001 and qualified for the California Community College state playoffs in both 2007 and 2008. He was the team’s infield coach, working with the hitters and was the third-base coach.
Prior to his coaching stint at SBCC, Hoover was Director of Baseball Operations at Pacific during the 2006 season. In his lone season with the Tigers, Pacific registered 30 wins. Hoover was an assistant coach for the Santa Barbara Foresters from 2010-13, which won two national championships during his time with the program.
Hoover went on to play one season (2001) of baseball at Santa Barbara CC and then transferred to San Francisco State and was a utility infielder for the Gators. He served as the Gators’ volunteer assistant in 2004 and 2005 while completing his bachelor’s degree in recreation and leisure studies.
This camp is open to all levels of player. Groups will be designated as High School (High Potential) or General Skills (ages 9-12) and is intended to give the player all the skills necessary to improve and take their game to the next level. High School players will experience College Level workouts and received an entire college level training experience.
Overnight Campers are housed at Sierra College in Rocklin and play and train at McBean Stadium, home of the Lincoln Potters of the Big West League!
The stadium is located at 65 McBean Park Dr, Lincoln, CA 95648Show Less See More Camp Details
CHECK-IN - Sierra College Dorm
Check In takes place at the Sierra College Dorm on Saturday at 1 p.m.
CHECK-OUT - McBean Stadium
Check out takes place at 12 p.m. on Tuesday.
A full baseball and living experience. Immerse yourself in baseball and new friends off and on the field. Live, eat, breathe and sleep baseball!
Includes dinner on Saturday and lunch Sunday-Monday. Day campers will be picked up at 8 p.m. Saturday, 4:00 p.m. Sunday and Monday and 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday when camp ends.
A detailed camper registration packet containing check-in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers prior to camp. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.
Camp Code: BAXRSC
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:00 a.m. Wake-up, breakfast (Overnight Campers)
- 8:45 a.m. Arrival (Extended Day Campers), stretching
- 9:00 a.m. Individual instruction and drill work
- 11:30 a.m. Lunch/Free Time
- 1:00 p.m. Instruction and drills, position play
- 4:00 p.m. Day Campers Depart
- 4:30 p.m. Free time, relax, visit with friends
- 5:00 p.m. Dinner
- 6:15 p.m. Chalk Talks
- 8:30 p.m. Evening Activity
- 10:00 p.m. Lights Out
McBean Stadium/McBean Park
McBean Stadium is the home field of the Lincoln Potters, one of six teams in the Great West League, one of the premier summer collegiate wood bat leagues in North America. The league provides a professional, minor league-like atmosphere for top college players seeking professional baseball careers, while providing affordable family entertainment and enriching the quality of life in its member communities.
Established in 1925, McBean Park bears historical significance for the City of Lincoln. McBean Stadium got its roots when World War II ended and a group of workers from the Gladding-McBean clay works factory formed a league known as the Placer-Nevada Baseball League.
McBean Park is a 24-acre park, featuring a swimming pool, senior baseball field, Little League diamond, skate park, the “Leathers” playground, outdoor basketball courts, horseshoe pits, football/baseball stadium, picnic areas, and open-turf areas.
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
July 5, 2017: The interaction with the coaches and the drills were fun. The director made the scrimmages fun for all the kids.
— Cary C. Parent
Helped with fundamentals
July 5, 2017: Helped with his fundamentals and got him engaged with kids he didn't know. Great job guys, we'll be back next year for sure
— Sheldon H. Parent