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 Professional Area Scout 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 Coach Myers and college-aged instructors
- Excellent residential, dining and training facilities
- Low camper to instructor ratios
- College Level Workouts for High School Players
- Discussion topics: preparing for college baseball and personal goal setting
- Daily emphasis on fundamental development, team play and more
- Official Nike Camp T-Shirt and prizes!
- Nike Baseball Camp Graduation Certificate
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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 8 years has worked as a professional scout for the Chicago Cubs organization.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 109 players that eventually played professional baseball with 42 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 8th year as an area scout for the World Champion Chicago Cubs. His territory covers Central Southern California, Las Vegas and Hawaii. Myers also serves as an assistant coach each August for the annual Area Code Games for the Milwaukee Brewers team that includes top high school players from the Southern California Area.
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.
Development of physical and mental game fundamentals from professional instructors who will teach the game inside and out. Groups will be designated as High School (age 13-18) 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. In addition, pitchers will have the opportunity to work with pitching instructors. This camp is offered as an Overnight or Day program. See "More Camp Details" for further information.
2019 Camp Dates
- July 6-9 (Saturday-Tuesday)
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Please note: The following information may be subject to change.
2019 SESSION SCHEDULE
CAMP DATES: JULY 6-9 (Sat-Tues)
- Check-in: 1:00 p.m. on Saturday for all campers. See registration packet for specific location.
- Check-out: 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
- Day Camper Schedule: Saturday: 1:00-8:00 p.m., Sunday-Monday: 9:00-4:00 p.m., Tuesday: 9:00-4:00 p.m.
What's included in the fee?
- Daily baseball instruction
- Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.
- Day campers: Lunch will be provided.
- Supervision: Staff members reside in rooms strategically placed throughout the dorm to provide optimal supervision, and participate in all activities.
- Camp T-shirt & Nike Lanyard: All campers receive a Nike Baseball Camp t-shirt and Nike Lanyard.
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY
- Low camper to coach ratio
- Players Grouped by: age and ability
- Equipment Needed: Players should supply their own glove, cleats, bat and a helmet and wear baseball attire (baseball pants recommended)
- Facility: Outdoor Fields.
- Medical Protocol: In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.
- Dorm: See registration packet for specific on-campus dorm.
- Campers Per Room: 2 (unless otherwise noted in registration packet)
- Roommates: Rooms are assigned by age & roommate requests. Roommate requests must be received no later than 14 days before the start of camp. If you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!
- Linens: Not included. Bring linens or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase, and a towel.
- Air Conditioning: No, campers are encouraged to bring a fan.
Nike Baseball Camps does not provide transportation from airports, train stations or bus depots. If you have a child flying to camp, please arrange a shuttle or taxi service.
If you have a group of campers registering for the same camp, each camper is eligible for a discount. Please have someone contact the US Sports Camps office at 1-800-645-3226 with the names of each camper in the group and we will create a unique discount code for your group. Campers may then register individually through the website at their convenience and apply the offer code during check out. *Discount amount varies by program. Please call for details.
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 in the Spring. Our health and release forms may require a doctor's signature (please reference your camp packet). All required forms will be collected on the first day of camp.
Camps are open to any and all entrants, limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.
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
All around fun!
July 16, 2018: Alex really enjoyed the interaction among the players - playing, eating, hanging out, etc. together.
— Silas N. Parent
So much fun!
July 11, 2018: My child really enjoyed learning new skills and the camaraderie with other kids.
— Eileen S. Parent
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