Announcement

BC Baseball Once Again Brings the Best to Youth Baseball

Posted by BC Baseball Association on May 19 2018 at 10:34AM PDT
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BC Baseball Team BC 15U Selects

Reggie Smith will once again be returning to the BC Baseball 15U Team BC Selects development camp.

Reggie knows ball, the 7 time All Star, World Series champ, and Gold Glove award winner also has an amazing ability to connect with players as he breaks down the mechanics of the game.

Smith has a long list of accolades playing in Boston, St. Louis, LA, and San Francisco. He has also coached under Tommy Lasorda in LA.

Smith has a style that takes his elite playing success and breaks it down in a practical, easy to understand, hands on approach. This allows the players and coaches he works with to instantly grasp the concept and see real time results.

BC Baseball Team BC 16U Selects

Former MLB player and team USA hitting coach and Manager Ernie Young will spearhead the BC baseball 16U ( grade 10 ) 3 day high performance development camp , June 8/9/10th at Aldergrove athletic park.

Former MLB pitcher Aaron Myette will be on hand to work with the pitchers . From this 3 day camp 14-15 players will be selected to form TEAM BC 16U.

ERNIE YOUNG BIO:

As HIT FACTORIE’S Senior Instructor and Hitting Advisor, Ernie brings 17 years of playing experience at the highest level. Ernie has the unique ability engaging players by creating a motivational coaching environment. Because baseball not only is a physical sport but more importantly mental, Ernie provides emotional leadership by guiding the players feelings through the emotional roller-coaster of the season.

PLAYING CAREER
Originally Drafted by the Oakland A’s in the 10th round of the 1990 MLB Draft out of Lewis University.
Ernie enjoyed a long professional career from 1990-2007 that included stints with the Oakland A’s, Kansas City Royals, Arizona Diamondbacks, St Louis Cardinals, San Diego Padres, Detroit Tigers, Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox.
Ernie played in 280 MLB games between 1994 and 2004, and 1 season in Japan for the Yokohama Baystars. Ernie is the owner of 319 career Minor League Homer’s and 27 MLB Homers. In 2000 he led the AAA Memphis Redbirds with 35 home runs and won an Olympic gold medal for Team USA in the Sydney Olympics.

MINOR LEAGUE COACH/MANAGER
Following his retirement after the 2007 season, Ernie joined the professional coaching ranks in various roles. He’s served as the 2007 Hitting Coach for the Chicago White Sox rookie-ball team, 2009-10 Single A Manager White Sox, 2011-2012 Manager-Detroit Tigers single A affiliate, and was the Angels Double A Hitting Coach in 2013.
In addition, between 2009-2013 Ernie has served as either Team USA’s Hitting Coach or Manager. Ernie Managed Team USA’s Professional Team for the 2011 World Cup and Pan Am Games. He currently serves as and advisor for USA Baseball.

BC Baseball is excited to continue the tradition of delivering the unparalleled quality programming with this year’s 2018 edition of the BC Baseball Team BC Selects development camps.

For more information contact Grant Rimer: rimerg@shaw.ca

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