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Nike Baseball Camps is excited to return to the home field of the Southeastern University Fire Baseball Program!
The entire Fire Coaching staff led by Head Coach Adrian Dinkel is thrilled to offer three different youth baseball camp programs this summer for ages 5-13.
- Professional instruction from college coaches and college-aged instructors
- 10:1 camper/staff ratio
- Station Work, Situation Drills and Games
- Nike Camp T-shirt, and Nike Prizes
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Camp Director Adrian Dinkel
Head Coach Adrian Dinkel will going into his second season as head coach for Southeastern University. In his first season, SEU broke the school record for wins (50-11) and became the highest ranked team in school history at #3. Dinkel comes to Southeastern after spending five seasons at Sterling College in Kansas as the head coach. During his time with the Warriors, Dinkel led the team to the NAIA National Tournament five times, advancing to the World Series in 2013 and 2016.View Adrian Dinkel's Bio ⟩
“I am extremely excited to be a part of the Southeastern family,” said Dinkel. “I look forward to the opportunity to continue to build a program that prides itself on doing things the right way on and off the baseball field, through Christ.”
Dinkel comes to Southeastern after spending five seasons at Sterling College in Kansas as the head coach. During his time with the Warriors, Dinkel led the team to the NAIA National Tournament five times, advancing to the World Series in 2013 and 2016.
At Sterling, his teams compiled a 232-77 record and a 3.0 team grade point average.
Prior to Sterling, Dinkel was the top assistant at Clarendon Junior College, working mainly with the pitching staff, and handled the strength and conditioning aspects of the team. He was also at Bethany College as an assistant during three conference championship seasons, and his pitching staff ranked in the top five in hits allowed and top 10 in ERA.
Coach Dinkel has coached over 50 players that have moved on to professional careers.
Three different weeks of camp are offered this summer for players ages 5-13. Sessions 1 and 3 offer both a full day program from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (ages 9-13) and half day program from 9 a.m .- 12 p.m. (ages 5-8). Session 2 offers only the half day program but for all ages 5-13.Show Less See More Camp Details
Check-in time and place TBD.
Half Day Campers depart at 12 p.m.
Day Campers depart at 3 p.m.
Day Campers should bring a lunch each day.
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.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 8:45 a.m. Arrival (Day Campers), stretching
- 9:00 a.m. Individual instruction and drill work
- 11:30 a.m. Lunch, free time (Camper bring their own lunch)
- 12:00 p.m. Half Day Campers Depart
- 1:00 p.m. Fundamental instruction and drills, position play, Games
- 3:00 p.m. Day Campers Depart
Ted A. Broer Stadium
The Nike Baseball Campers will train during this week of camp at Southeastern's home field, the Ted A. Broer Stadium. This state of the art baseball facility mimics a smaller version of Fenway Park, the home of the Boston Red Sox.
Broer Stadium was designed by Southeastern Athletics Director, Duane Aagaard, and former Southeastern baseball coach, Frank Yurchak. The two also received help from the New York Yankees grounds crew, with the end the result being one of the finest college baseball parks in the State of Florida.
The field’s name is in honor of Dr. Ted A. Broer, a world renown international author and founder of Health Masters. Dr. Broer is a major donor to Southeastern, and was given an honorary doctorate from the university in 2004.
The Fire has a 185-63 record at Broer Stadium since opening in 2004. The first game played was on April 7, 2004, as Webber International University defeated SEU, 7-5.
Southeastern’s first victory came against Florida Memorial University, on April 15, 2004, as Eric Haynes earned the win on the mound for SEU.
In August 2004, Southeastern would hire Head Coach Jason Beck, and the Fire would win its first national championship in baseball as Broer Stadium hosted the 2005 NCCAA II National Tournament.
From 2005-2008, Broer Stadium hosted four consecutive NCCAA II National Tournaments. During that span, the Fire won all four NCCAA II National Titles, and compiled a perfect 17-0 record in national tournament play.
In 2010, the Fire joined the NAIA’s Sun Conference and hosted their first Sun Conference game on February 26, 2010. Southeastern lost a close game to Embry-Riddle University, 7-6.
The Fire’s first home Sun Conference victory came versus Edward Waters College on March 19, 2010. Justin Mauldin earned the victory on the mound while Tyler Ruehlman, Hector Echemendia, and Auburn Donaldson all collected three hits apiece.
Southeastern won 16 straight games at Broer Stadium during the 2011 season, to set a new school record. The Fire ended the year with a 20-5 mark at home, while earning their first ever national ranking within the NAIA.
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July 21, 2017: I was a bit nervous because Lane is very involved in travel ball, that it may not be at his level. I was completely wrong! He came home each night saying how much fun he had and how much he was learning!! Today, he did an amazing thing. All week he worked hard for a prize. A prize for a middle school student typically doesn't mean as much as to younger kids, but Lane wanted it bad and worked hard all 4 days. He got a prize today which was a nice baseball cap, but found out another little boy there from another country didn't have a hat. The little boy wanted one badly, and my son gave his hat to him! WOW!! What an amazing experience!! I was so proud of him and so proud that he had this opportunity to not only play baseball with a group of great kids and coaches, but he got to bless someone. The kid who received his hat could not have been more excited. Coaching staff was excellent and well organized!! Thank you Thank you Thank you!!
— Tamiesa M. Parent
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July 20, 2017: From day one all coaches were welcoming to my son and myself. They all were well knowledge in the techniques that were being thought. They made sure all the kid were include, learning and most of having fun. The only thing my son would have wanted was for it to have been longer. He was sad that it ended today. I would like to take a minute to thank you and the coaches for providing this for my 6 year old son who has grown to love this sport so very much.
— Cynthia C. Parent
July 20, 2017: Great camp for all ages! My son is 5 and enjoyed every minute. The coaches took the time and effort to teach skills and incorporate fun in to each activity. As a parent and coach, I learned a lot myself just watching the coaches teach and feel I will be better prepared to teach kids on our league!
— Stephen L. Parent
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"My coach surpassed my expectations as a coach and as a person. He is very genuine and knowledgeable about the sport of baseball."
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."
"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."
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"I really loved this camp. It was awesome. I made friends, had lots of fun, and learned so much. My high school coach tells me that my game has improved tremendously. Thank you all so much."
Every Young Baseball Player Should Attend this Camp!
"This was a very good camp. I would say every baseball playing child should go to this camp or one similar."