Head Coach Academic Showcase Camp

Camp Details

Dates: November 4–5, 2017
Cost: $895
Questions? 1-888-313-7469 ext. 102


Drastically increase your odds of playing college baseball by attending the Showball Head Coach Academic Showcase Camp. Showball Baseball has arranged for 40 top academic colleges to provide elite instruction and evaluate your talent level over this 2 day event.  This is the only Head Coach Academic Camp in the United States!

Eligibility: Rising freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Rosters and Schedule:  The rosters, schedule and camp instructions will be posted on November 1 at 7pm EST. 

Attn:  Catcher (C) is currently sold out.  To be put on the waiting list, email your name, position and telephone #.  In the event a spot becomes available, you will be contacted via phone or email.


The following 40 head coaches have committed to the Head Coach Academic Showcase Camp, November 4, 2017. Barring the college coaches being terminated from their programs, accepting positions at other schools or last-second family emergencies, we guarantee their attendance!

  School Coach Division Location Web
Amherst CollegeHead Coach Brian HammIII (NCAA)Amherst, MAWebsite
Bates CollegeHead Coach Jon MartinIII (NCAA)Lewiston, MEWebsite
Brown UniversityHead Coach Grant AchillesI (NCAA)Providence, RIWebsite
Bucknell UniversityHead Coach Scott HeatherI (NCAA)Lewisburg, PAWebsite
Colby CollegeHead Coach Dale PlummerIII (NCAA)Waterville, MEWebsite
Columbia UniversityHead Coach Brett BorettiI (NCAA)New York, NYWebsite
Cornell UniversityHead Coach Dan PepicelliI (NCAA)Ithaca, NYWebsite
East Tennessee State UniversityHead Coach Joe PennucciI (NCAA)Johnson City, TNWebsite
Elmira CollegeHead Coach Corey PalugaIII (NCAA)Elmira, NYWebsite
Fordham UniversityHead Coach Kevin LeightonI (NCAA)Bronx, NYWebsite
George Washington UniversityDave LorberI (NCAA)Washington, DCWebsite
Georgetown UniversityHead Coach Pete WilkI (NCAA)Washington, DCWebsite
Hamilton CollegeHead Coach Tim ByrnesIII (NCAA)Clinton, NYWebsite
Harvard UniversityHead Coach Bill DeckerI (NCAA)Cambridge, MAWebsite
Hofstra UniversityHead Coach John RussoI (NCAA)Hempstead, NYWebsite
Johns Hopkins UniversityAssociate Head Coach Jonas FesterIII (NCAA)Baltimore, MDWebsite
Lafayette CollegeHead Coach Joe KinneyI (NCAA)Easton, PAWebsite
Lehigh UniversityHead Coach Sean LearyI (NCAA)Bethlehem, PAWebsite
Marist CollegeHead Coach Chris TraczI (NCAA)Poughkeepsie, NYWebsite
Middlebury CollegeHead Coach Mike LeonardIII (NCAA)Middlebury, VTWebsite
MITAssociate Head Coach Todd CarrollIII (NCAA)Cambridge, MAWebsite
Northwestern UniversityHead Coach Spencer AllenI (NCAA)Evanston, ILWebsite
New York UniversityHead Coach Doug KimblerIII (NCAA)New York, NYWebsite
Penn State UniversityHead Coach Rob CooperI (NCAA)University Park, PAWebsite
University of PennsylvaniaMike Santello (Recruiting Coordinator)I (NCAA)Philadelphia, PAWebsite
University of PittsburghHead Coach Joe JordanoI (NCAA)Pittsburgh, PAWebsite
Princeton UniversityHead Coach Scott BradleyI (NCAA)Princeton, NJWebsite
University of RichmondHead Coach Tracy WoodsonI (NCAA)Richmond, VAWebsite
University of RochesterHead Coach Joe ReinaIII (NCAA)Rochester, NYWebsite
Roger Williams UniversityHead Coach Jason TowerIII (NCAA)Bristol, RIWebsite
Rutgers UniversityAssociate Head Coach Phil CundariI (NCAA)New Brunswick, NJWebsite
Stevens Institute of TechnologyHead Coach Kristaps AldinsIII (NCAA)Hoboken, NJWebsite
Swarthmore CollegeHead Coach Matt MidkiffIII (NCAA)Swarthmore, PAWebsite
Trinity College (CT)Head Coach Bryan AdamskiIII (NCAA)Hartford, CTWebsite
Tufts UniversityHead Coach John CaseyIII (NCAA)Medford, MAWebsite
University of MassachusettsHead Coach Matt ReynoldsI (NCAA)Amherst, MAWebsite
Villanova UniversityHead Coach Kevin MulveyI (NCAA)Villanova, PAWebsite
Wagner CollegeHead Coach Jimmy CaroneI (NCAA)Staten Island, NYWebsite
College of William and MaryHead Coach Brian MurphyI (NCAA)Williamsburg, VAWebsite
Yale UniversityHead Coach John StuperI (NCAA)New Haven, CTWebsite

Camp Venue

Name: IMG Academy

Address: 5500 34th Street West, Bradenton, FL, United States

Website: www.imgacademy.com/about-img-academy

  • Each team will consist of approximately 15 players  which includes all position players and pitchers.
  • Each team is limited to approximately (3) Middle Infielders, (1-2) First basemen, (1-2) Third basemen, (3-4) 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.
  • Verbal feedback and interaction from college coach
  • Hands-on interaction and elite instruction from 40 college coaches
  • Receive one-on-one verbal evaluation / feedback from a college coach

Date: November 4, 2017

Location: IMG Academy

  • All Players will participate in extensive offensive / defensive workouts, drills, evaluations and instructional work.
  • Fundamentals and defensive drills for all positions.
  • Position players have the option to be seen 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 Pitcher is your secondary position, you’ll throw a bullpen session in front of the coaches at the end of the session.

Date: November 5, 2017

Location: IMG Academy

  • All teams will play 2 games while being coached and evaluated by all schools in attendance.
  • Constant instruction and verbal feedback from college coaches.
  • One-on-one verbal feedback / evaluation from a college coach..
  • 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 will not play the field and will not hit during games.

Champions Walk & Academy Park Villas at IMG
5650 Bollettieri Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34210, United States

Showball Rate: Call for details

To receive the Showball rate:

  • Call hotel reservations: 941-749-8698
  • Reference Block ID: "Showball Athletics"


  • This is the one of the largest gathering of College Baseball Coaches in the United States.
  • All College coaches are in attendance the ENTIRE camp.
  • With a collection of top coaches from Division I, II & III colleges in attendance, your odds of playing college baseball drastically increase.
  • All coaches will be actively providing the evaluations, workouts, instructional work , and coaching for the entire camp.
  • Put yourself in a position to succeed.

All players are required to bring their baseball equipment (baseball gloves, batting gloves, bats, helmets, and catcher’s equipment), baseball pants, socks, belts and cleats. We recommend wearing white pants, red socks and a red belt. Jerseys and hats will be provided at check-in. After the 1st day of the camp, all players must show up to camp in full uniform with shirts tucked in and with hats on properly.

Please be advised that there are two different start times on day 1. Half of the campers will be required to check in at 7am while the other half of the campers will be required to check in around 12:30pm. Each group will workout for approximately 5-6 hours.

On day 2, the start and end times are contingent upon your team’s scheduled games. Please be prepared for your 2nd game to end as early as 1pm or as late as 7pm.

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