Nike Softball Camp Scrap Yard Dawgs
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Join us for the inaugural Nike Softball Camp with the Scrap Yard Dawgs. This camp will be a balance between hard work and fun and presents campers with the opportunity to experience an elite training environment to improve fielding and hitting skills. Players leave this camp with improved skills, a higher self-confidence, and new friends!
- Professional instruction from professional coaches and instructors
- Low camper to instructor ratio
- Daily emphasis on fundamental development, team play and more
- Elite training
- Official Nike Camp T-Shirt and prizes!
- Nike Softball Camp Graduation Certificate
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Director Mike Steuerwald
Mike is entering his eighth season as a professional softball coach.View Mike's Bio & Softball Tips ⟩
He began his professional career as an assistant coach for the Rockford Thunder in 2009 and then served as the Bandits assistant from 2010 to 2013. He was honored as part of the NPF Coaching Staff of the Year in 2010 as an assistant to Head Coach Mickey Dean and helped lead the Bandits to their fifth regular season Championship in six seasons. As an assistant coach under Darrick Brown in 2011, he helped guide Chicago to their second NPF Championship as a franchise. In 2014, he was named the Head Coach of the Chicago Bandits and proceeded to win back-to-back Cowles Cups.
Prior to joining the Bandits, he served as the Head Coach at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, California before heading to Elon University to serve as the assistant softball coach until 2013.
Originally from Los Angeles, California, he graduated from Marantha Baptist Bible College with a degree in Physical Education. At MBBC, Steuerwald played both baseball and football, and was a two-year captain for the baseball team.
Softball Tips by Mike:
This camp is for softball players of all abilities ages 7-12. Instruction will focus primarily on hitting, specific position fielding, base-running, and game situations. In addition, pitchers will have the opportunity to work with pitching instructors. See "More Camp Details" for further information.
2018 Camp Dates
- June 11-14 (Monday-Thursday)
Please note: The following information may be subject to change.
2018 SESSION SCHEDULE
CAMP DATES: JUne 11-14 (mon-THURS)
- Check-in: 8:45-9:00 a.m. on Monday for all campers. See registration packet for specific location.
- Check-out: 3:00 p.m. on Thursday.
- Day Camper Schedule: Monday-Thursday: 9:00-3:00 p.m.
What's included in the fee?
- Daily softball instruction
- Day campers: Lunch will be provided.
- Supervision: Staff members participate in all activities.
- Camp T-shirt: All campers receive a Nike Softball 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 softball attire (softball pants recommended)
- Facility: Outdoor Fields.
- Medical Protocol: In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.
Nike Softball 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.
Scrap Yard Sports, located near The Woodlands, Texas, is the premier sports facility in the Houston Area. Sixteen all-turf fields are being created to support baseball and softball tournaments, league play, kickball, lacrosse, and other sports. No one else offers this quality of fields and facilities in the Houston area. The facility includes top of the line amenities: Covered batting cages, Clubhouse and top of the line concessions.
To see a video of the facilities from the Scrap Yard Dawgs organization, click HERE
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
Very encouraging to everyone!
July 19, 2018: The girls had fun and the coaches were positive role models.
— Jacqueline H. Parent
The coaches were so great!
June 15, 2018: The confidence that my child gained in her style of playing was a lot!
— Jeffery L. Parent
She learned so much!
June 15, 2018: Addison loved learning from credible softball players! She enjoyed interacting with them, their feedback, and getting their autographs!
— Kristen B. Parent
June 15, 2018: Addie loved meeting the pro players and was inspired by their encouragement.
— Michelle H. Parent
Lots of fun!
June 15, 2018: My daughter loved her coach!
— Tim D. Parent
Camp Dates & Prices
This program has concluded for the season.
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