Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Youth Baseball Camp Set For This Weekend

The Tennessee Tech baseball program is offering a pre-season youth league camp series that will run this weekend and next weekend. The dates of the camp are February 25-27 and March 4-5. The series will be broken down by position and is intended to help prepare young ball players for the spring season. Organizers say the camp will take place after each home game of the first two Golden Eagle weekend series, which offer free admissoin for all fans. Among those participating are Golden Eagle Pitching Coach Donnie Suttles, a former pitcher in the Cleveland Indian's organization, and veteran TTU Assistant Coach Justin Hogan. Coach Suttles will be covering correct pitching mechanics that will add arm strength and teach safe pitching techniques. He will also work with catchers and assist with hitting. Coach Hogan will cover hitting and fielding techniques for all infield and outfield players.The cost of the camp is $25 per day for children from ages 7 to 12.For more information and or to reserve space, call 372-6546.