Drastically Increase your odds of playing college baseball by attending the Northeast / Southeast Collegiate Showcase Camp. Showball Baseball has arranged for 60 Top Colleges (CLICK HERE FOR LIST OF ATTENDING COLLEGE COACHES) to provide elite instruction and evaluate your talent level over this 2 day event.
Showball Baseball is changing the landscape of the college baseball recruiting process. The old saying “if you’re good enough, they will find you” just simply isn’t true anymore. As you may know, the recruiting process is highly competitive and it’s time to go above and beyond to ensure that you receive a fair opportunity to play college baseball. While most of us rely on our high school or travel/tournament teams for exposure, that just isn’t enough. Times are changing and it’s time to adjust or be left out.
When college coaches attend tournaments, they typically float around throughout the course of the day and have specific players that they need to watch play. When at those specific games, they typically stay anywhere from 1-2 innings in order to see a pitcher pitch or a batter get his 1 at bat. Once that happens, they’re off to see their next targeted player at the next field. Remember, most significant tournaments have anywhere from 50-100 teams in attendance with anywhere from 10-50 fields being utilized. If you’re a player who fly’s slightly under the radar like most of us are, you’re chances of being seen and evaluated by that coach are slim to none. Maybe you were lucky enough to get 1 at bat while that college coach was at the game watching your teammate and maybe you hit the ball well or threw the ball well. However, chances are, it just didn’t matter. It’s very rare and unlikely that you were able to make enough of an impression in just that 1 at bat or inning pitched for the college coaches to pay attention.
That is why the Northeast / Southeast Division I Showcase camp is such a valuable opportunity. Since most of us are not the quintessential pro prospect, can’t miss players out of High School, we need college coaches to recognize our fundamentals, passion and other qualities that make us the great ballplayers we are. For that to happen, it generally requires that a college coach watches you play multiple times so that they see you consistently get the job done. ONLY in an event like this will you have that opportunity to display the skills necessary for a coach to pay attention and come to that realization. With 2 FULL days and 60 Coaches glued to every move you make, you have the unique opportunity to demonstrate that you can play at their programs. In the last 4 years, we’ve had the pleasure of working with over 150 Division I coaches and over 1000 players. Of those 1000 players, there have been numerous stories of players receiving scholarships that were considered too small, slow, or simply didn’t throw hard enough to be recruited. However, after 2 days of the Showball event, they were able to make a lasting impression on one of the coaches in attendance and secure a scholarship or a roster spot at their program.
There are no guarantees that you’ll receive a scholarship or play Division I baseball, but there is a guarantee that you’ll receive a fair opportunity to display your skills and be seen. Once again, NO other organization will provide you with the opportunity to display your skills to 60 College Coaches and schools at one time.
What to Expect
Each team will consist of approximately just 15 or 16 players per team which includes all position players and pitchers. In addition, each team is limited to approximately (3) Middle Infielders, (1-2) First basemen, (1-2) Third basemen, (4) Outfielders, (2) Catchers, and (4-5) Pitchers. We limit the number of players per team so that each participant has ample opportunity to impress the coaches.
Day 1 (August 6, 2013) - Location: Fort Myers Florida, Terry Park
All Players will participate in extensive workouts, drills, evaluations and instructional work.
Fundamentals and defensive drills for all positions.
All position players will be evaluated at both their primary and secondary positions.
Primary Pitchers with a secondary position will work out and be evaluated at their secondary positions both offensively and defensively.
If you're a primary position player and Pitching is your secondary position, you'll throw a bullpen session in front of the coaches at the end of the session.
Day 2 (August 7, 2013) - Location: Fort Myers Florida, Terry Park
All teams will play 2 games while being coached and evaluated by 60 Schools in attendance
Fundamentals and defensive drills with coaches
Constant instruction and verbal feedback from college coaches
Batting practice in cages before game
Constant instruction and verbal feedback from college coaches
Receive written evaluation from a college coach at the end of the second game.
While position players might play their secondary positions during games, players are only guaranteed to play their primary positions.
Primary Pitchers will pitch in both games.
Primary Pitchers are not guaranteed to play their secondary positions or hit during games.
The following 60 coaches have committed to the Northeast / Southeast Showcase Camp, August 6-7, 2013. Barring the college coaches being terminated from their programs, accepting positions at other schools or last second family emergencies, we guarantee their attendance!
Barry University - Coach Albert Destrade
Brown - Coach Grant Achilles
Bucknell - Coach Scott Heather
Central Florida - Coach Ryan Klosterman
Cincinnati - Coach J.D. Heilman
Coastal Carolina - Coach Drew Thomas
Duke - Coach Andrew See
East Tennessee State - Coach Xan Barksdale
Eckerd - Coach Bill Matthews or Doug Banks
Elon - Coach Greg Starbuck
Florida Gulf Coast - Coach Forrest Martin
Florida International - Coach Frank Damas
Florida State College of Jacksonville - Coach Brad Frick
Florida Southern - Coach Patrick Szczerba
Florida State - Coach Chris Cates
Florida Tech - Coach Matt Mercurio or Mike Demma
George Mason - Coach Lucas Jones
Georgetown - Coach Curtis Brown
Georgia Southern - Coach Chris Moore
Georgia State - Coach Edwin Thompson
High Point - Coach Bryan Peters
Jacksonville - Coach Tim Montez
Jacksonville State - Coach Brandon Romans
Liberty - Coach Jason Murray
Louisville - Coach Kyle Cheesebrough
Lynn University - Coach Donovan O'Dowd
Manhattan - Coach Elvys Quezada
Maryland - Coach Robert Vaughn
Memphis - Coach Fred Corral
Miami - Coach Lou Palmisano
Michigan - Coach Sean Kenny
Michigan State - Coach Graham Sikes
North Carolina - Coach Bryant Gains
North Florida - Coach Judd Loveland
Northeastern State - Coach Travis Janssen
Nova Southeastern - Coach Greg Brown or Felipe Suarez
Oral Roberts - Coach Sean Snedaker
Palm Beach Atlantic - Coach John Musillo
Penn - Coach John Yurkow
Pitt - Coach Danny Lopaze or Jerry Oakes
Presbyterian - Coach Marc Crocco
Richmond - Coach Charlie Goens
Rutgers - Coach Joe Litterio
Saint Leo - Coach Lee Parks
Seton Hall - Coach Phil Cundari
South Alabama - Coach Bob Keller
South Carolina - Coach Sammy Esposito
South Florida - Coach Frank Maldonado
Southern Miss - Coach Michael Federico
Stetson - Coach Chris Roberts
Stony Brook - Coach Joe Pennucci
Tampa - Coach Nolan Brannon
UNC Wilmington - Coach Robert Woodard
UNC Ashville - Coach Brent Walsh
Vanderbilt - Coach Larry Day
Virginia Tech - Coach Mike Kunigonis or Patrick Mason
Western Carolina - Coach Bruce Johnson
Limited Spaces Available!
1-888-313-SHOWx102 or 1-888-313-7469x102
Early Sign-Up Special $695
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