Nike Baseball Camp Airport Park
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Join the fun and get better this summer, at the Nike Baseball Camp at Airport Park. At camp, campers receive professional instruction, work hard, improve skills and make new friends!
Directing this Nike Baseball Camp, which is held at Airport Park in Marshall, is Wiley College Head Coach Kendrick Biggs. He runs his camps to focus on fun and learning to play baseball the right way. Biggs loves the game of baseball. His favorite phrase is "Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent."
- Low camper to instructor ratio
- 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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Head Coach Kendrick Biggs
Kendrick Biggs enters his fourth season as head coach and is in his sixth year coaching at Wiley College.View Kendrick's Bio ⟩
Last season, he led the Wildcats to a 16-24 record. Wiley College won conference series against Our Lady of the Lake University and Louisiana State University-Alexandria. The Wildcats beat LSU-Shreveport for the first time since 2014 and Jarvis Christian College for the first time since 2015. Justice Brown and Tyler Baumann earned Red River Athletic Conference Second Team All-Conference.
In 2017, he led Wiley College to nine victories. He led the Wildcats to a 16-34 record in his first season. Biggs had a Red River Athletic Conference First Team All-Conference designated hitter Oswaldo Palacios. Erick Magee, Daniel Rojas, Emmanuel Pantaleon and Trevor Spear were second team All-Conference.
He is a 1999 graduate of Wiley College and graduated from Marshall High school in 1993. Biggs is Married to Lekeitha Biggs for 22 years and has 3 kids, Keith Biggs 21, Christian Biggs 16 and Kerrigan Biggs 11.
Biggs coached at Marshall Junior High. He has been the Head coach of the Texas Drillers travel ball for eight years along with the Marshall Longhorns and the East Texas Sports. In 2012 he led the Marshall Majors All-Stars to the Texas Dixie High School state championship, where they went on to finish 3rd at the World Series in Guntersville Alabama. He has been the president of Marshall youth baseball for 12 years and has served on many education boards for Marshall ISD.
Assistant Coach Corben Green
Coach Green is in his fourth season with the Wiley College Baseball team. Green hails from Tuscaloosa, Alabama and has been an athlete himself all of his life.View Corben's Bio ⟩
After graduating high school from Hillcrest he received a scholarship to play at Calhoun Community College where he played one year and then transferred to Shelton State Community college and played first base with a batting average of .310. While he was at Shelton State him and his team made it to the JUCO National tournament where they fell short of claiming the National Championship title.
After graduating from Shelton with a AA in General Studies he went on to play at the University of Louisiana at Monroe in the Division I Sun Belt Conference. While he was at ULM he was in the left his mark as he received National Hitter of the Week along with winning a Sun Belt Championship in 2012.
In 2012 he received his Undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice at ULM and later received his Masters of Arts in Criminal Justice in 2014.
After graduation he was hired at Wiley College as an Associate Director of Housing. Corben is a proud son of Wayne and Dr. Myrtes Dunn Green and a brother to Kirsten Green.
Coach Nick Strong
Head Baseball Coach University of Houston-DowntownView Nick's Bio ⟩
New head baseball coach Nick Strong comes to the University of Houston-Downtown in January 2018 after spending the 2015-2016 season as a Pitching Coach/Recruiting Coordinator for Houston Community College. At HCC, Coach Strong developed relationships with local little leagues, the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers Urban Youth programs, local middle schools, and select baseball teams. The Chicago native developed the first Friday Night Kids Night where kids come out and throw out the first pitch before the game. Before coaching at HCC, the Texas Southern graduate was the head varsity baseball coach at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas from 2012-2014. Coach Strong was instrumental in turning the Lions baseball program around where he built the first high school indoor batting cage in the Houston area, hosted the first Middle School baseball signing day, and hosted many baseball camps for kids in the third ward community. The young coach was able to get the community involved to raise over $10,000 in charitable donations for the Lions Baseball program. Coach Strong took over a program at Jack Yates High School that hadn’t won a game in two years, and then led them to three victories in his first season. In his first season as head coach, Coach Strong’s former player Lance Simmons graduated from Jack Yates and went on to play NCAA Division I baseball for Texas Southern University. Before taking over as head coach of Jack Yates, Coach Strong worked as a Volunteer Assistant under Steve Robinson in 2006-2008. As a Volunteer Assistant, Coach Strong learned everything from game management, practice planning, scheduling, and learning the kids of the community. Coach Strong played NCAA Division I baseball at Texas Southern University from 2004-2005. As a preferred walk-on in the spring of 2004, the Chicago native pitched his way into the closer’s role. Nick earned his first career post-season save against Southern University in the 2004 SWAC tournament. The TSU Tigers went on to the NCAA Houston Regional at Rice University and earned the biggest upset in the 2004 NCAA baseball tournament by defeating the defending national champions Rice Owls 4-3 in the first round. Coach Strong also played Junior College baseball at West Valley College in Saratoga, California under head coach Mike Perez and played his first collegiate season out of high school at North Park University, a NCAA Division III school in Chicago, Illinois.
Pitching Coach Jordan Carns
Pitching Coach at Wiley CollegeView Jordan's Bio ⟩
Pitching Coach at Wiley College He played at Cochise College in Arizona. Carns made the D1 JUCO world series and finished ranked 8th in the nation. Graduated with an AA in general studies then transferred to LeTourneau University. There he won pitcher of the week and all-conference honors in the American Southwest Conference as a starting pitcher. Carns graduated from LeTourneau in 2017 with a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in math and science education. Currently works at University Academy in Longview as a high school math teacher and is the pitching coach at Wiley college and is currently working on a masters in educational administration at UTT.
Coach Malcom Walker
Coach Walker is entering his 6th year as Head Coach at Mountain View College.View Malcom's Bio ⟩
He attended Baptist Christian College where he was the catcher for the Warriors, he helped his team win 2 NSCAA National Championships, after transferring from BCC, Malcolm Walker transferred to Texas College in Tyler, TX on a scholarship as a catcher for the Steers. In 2000 he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education.
After graduating Coach Walker took over the Head coaching position at Texas College. In 2007 he became the Head Coach at Jarvis Christian College where he stayed for 4 years and built a great program after leaving Jarvis he went on to work in the Lindale Independent School District as an Assistant Football and Baseball Coach.
After leaving Lindale he returned back to collegiate world as the Head Coach Mountain View College in 2013. Malcolm Walker is the 1st African American Head Baseball Coach for the National Junior College Athletic Association in Texas.
He currently lives in Dallas, TX with his wife of22 years, Karla Walker and has 2 children in college Micah Walker (22) and daughter Michaela Walker (20).
Malcolm Walker is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Coach Marco GarciaView Marco's Bio ⟩
Mt. Pleasant high school assistant baseball coach and former Wiley college player. After graduating from Wiley in 2016, he became the assistant coach at Wiley in charge of outfielders for 2 years. Coach Garcia Graduated from East Texas Baptist University With a Masters in 2018. Now Coaches at Mt. Pleasant High School.
Coach Tyler Foster
Coach Foster will be graduating from Texas A&M in May of 2019 and is currently coaching at St. Joseph Catholic High School in Bryan, Texas.View Tyler's Bio ⟩
In his first season, 2018, at St. Joseph coach Foster was the pitching/catching coach as well as infielders coach and racked up 16 wins and 3 loses on the season. Defeated the 2017 1A UIL state champions, Abbott, and had an undefeated district run at 8-0. We were the number 4 team in state in TAPPS 2A D5 baseball.
Coach Foster has also helped coach the 2018 Marshall, Texas Dixie 17U Allstar team to a Texas State Championship and birth in the World Series in Florida.
Coach Foster played 4 season of Varsity baseball in high school. Earning 3A, Region 3, District 17 First team All-District 1st baseman. As well as playing on the 2016 19U Texas State championship baseball team and played in the 2016 Dixie Majors World Series.
Outside of baseball coach Foster has coached high school football, as well as worked with Texas A&M football as an Athletic training manager.
Coach Trey BarnesView Trey's Bio ⟩
Coach Barnes played baseball at Vidalia High School 2004-2008
- Alabama Southern incoming player of the year.
- Arkansas Monticello, where he played from 2010-2012 under Carlos James (University of Pine Bluff head coach) and Matt MacMillion (1st base/infield coach at the University of Mississippi) where he was was named “All Conference” as a junior.
- 2013 to LSUA/ all conference 1st baseman
- 2014-2016 Head Baseball Coach at University Academy of Cenla
- 2017-2018 Head Baseball Coach at Marksville High School
- 2013-present Baseball instructor at Next Level Baseball Academy -Showcase / prospect recruiter
This camp is for baseball players of all abilities ages 6-18. Instruction will focus primarily on hitting, specific position fielding, base-running, and game situations. See "More Camp Details" for further information.
2019 Camp Dates
- June 17-20 (Monday-Thursday)
- July 15-18 (Monday-Thursday)
Please note: The following information may be subject to change.
2019 SESSION SCHEDULE
CAMP DATES: June 17-20 (Mon-Thurs) July 15-18 (Mon-Thurs)
- Check-in: 8:45 a.m. on Monday for all campers. See registration packet for specific location.
- Check-out: 3:00 p.m.
- Day Camper Schedule: Monday-Thursday: 9:00-3:00 p.m.
What's included in the fee?
- Daily baseball instruction
- Supervision: Staff members participate in all activities.
- Camp T-shirt: All campers receive a Nike Baseball Camp t-shirt.
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.
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.
This park is a regional hub for baseball and softball activities in East Texas. This facility is comprised of eleven ball fields, two bathroom/concession stand complexes and two batting cage areas. This park encompasses forty-seven (47) acres.