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Avon Old Farms Baseball Camp

Avon Old Farms Baseball Camp

The Avon Old Farms Varsity Baseball Coaches are pleased to announce the 2017 Avon Old Farms Summer Baseball Camp. The camp is designed to expand each player’s baseball skills in a fun environment. In addition to coaching baseball for a collective 50 years, each of the coaches is a teacher. Our hope is that each player will learn new techniques and skills which will result in improved play.

Camp Dates

  • Session 1: Monday, June 26 to Thursday, June 29*
  • Session 2: Monday, July 10 to Thursday, July 13*

Rain Dates

  • Session 1: Friday June 30th
  • Session 2: Friday July 14th

Camp Details

  • Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Cost: $325
  • Ages: 7-12; 13-17

Baseball Program Overview

Avon Old Farms School possesses a rich tradition of enthusiasm and success in baseball. The many wins, league championships, and college players (and a few professionals) illustrate some of the accomplishments of the program.

Colonial or Founders League Championships won by the varsity team since 1996:

12 in 16 seasons (1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 2014, 2016, and 2016)

Varsity Record 1996-2016: 385-75

Selected Colleges/Universities Avon baseball players have enrolled in since 1996: University of Virginia, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill and Asheville), University of Maryland, Yale University, Columbia University, Dartmouth College, United States Military Academy at West Point, Brown University, University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern, The College of William and Mary, Elon College, Boston College, Fordham University, University of Delaware, University of Massachusetts, Johns Hopkins University, Bryant College, Amherst College, Trinity College (CT and TX), Brandeis University, Union College, Williams College, Rollins College, University of Connecticut, Wesleyan University, Wheaton College, Emory University, California State at Bakersfield, Bentley, and more.

Avon players drafted by Major League Teams in recent years:

  • Graeme Brown (New York Mets)
  • Jason LaVorgna (New York Mets)
  • George Springer (Minnesota Twins, Houston Astros)
  • Tim Kiene (Washington Nationals)
  • Tim Brechbuehler (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Neil Kozikowski (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Cael Brockmeyer (Chicago Cubs)
  • Chris Madera (Chicago Cubs)
  • Mike Gibbons (New York Mets)
  • Joey Donino (Arizona Diamondbacks)
  • Jack Sundberg (Washington Nationals)


Instructors

Brian Doyle

  • Head Baseball Coach at Avon Old Farms
  • Head Coach for Avon Senior Legion Post #201
  • 24 years’ experience coaching baseball

Robert Dowling

  • Associate Head Baseball Coach at Avon Old Farms after serving as Head Coach for 15 years
  • 22 years’ experience coaching baseball



Graham Callaghan

  • Assistant Coach at Avon Old Farm
  • Pitching Coach for Avon Old Farms
  • 17 years’ experience coaching baseball

Additional Instructors

  • In addition, several past and present Avon Old Farms School players will demonstrate and assist.


Daily Schedule

  • Morning: Learn the fundamentals of the game by doing position specific work (pitchers, catchers, infielders, and outfielders), group hitting, base-running, etc.
  • Lunch: Players provide their own lunch with name clearly labeled.
  • Afternoon: Situations covered and games will be played designed to have fun and to reinforce the skills learned during the morning sessions.

More Details

Equipment

Players need to bring their own …..

  • Glove
  • Bat
  • Cleats
  • Sneakers
  • Hat
  • Lunch
  • Water Bottle
  • Sunscreen

Daily Check-In / Check-out

Players should be dropped off at the Avon Old Farms Varsity Baseball each day at 8:45 AM. Drill work will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. Players should be picked up at 3:00.

Please Note: Helmets will be provided, but if you have your own helmet – we would encourage you to bring it.

Photo & Information Release Statement

Throughout the summer, the opportunity may arise for your child's picture to be taken for camp publications. It is assumed that the parent/guardian condones this practice unless a written note stating otherwise is received on or before the first day of camp. For safety reasons we do not publish or release the names or any other personal information about the children whose photos we use or who attend the camp. Your information is confidential and secure.

Disclaimers

For the safety and welfare for all campers, Avon Old Farms Summer Camp Programs reserves the unrestricted right to dismiss any camper whose conduct or influence, in the opinion of the Camp Director, is detrimental to the best interests of the camp. There will be no refunds in this case.