The primary goal of the Nebraska Baseball Academy is to help each athlete develop a positive mental attitude about themselves and the game of baseball. Our focused instruction provides campers with sound fundamentals, disciplined work habits, drill work for personal work, and a passion for the game. Our personalized approach helps build confidence. We want our athletes to confidently approach their next challenge and help them contribute to their personal goals and those set by their coaches and team.
It is the policy of the Nebraska Baseball Academy to admit any and all qualified applicants without regard to disability, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin or sexual orientation.
The Nebraska Baseball Academy does not provide local transportation from the airport, bus station or train depots for any participants to the camp facilities. If you require this type of transportation, please contact us at 402-472-2269 or email@example.com for information on other forms of local transportation provided.
Following are brief descriptions of all camps offered by the Nebraska Baseball Academy. Click "Printable Registration Form" for a camp registration form. Hope to see you at our upcoming events!
High School Players Only
This one-day camp is designed to provide instruction on the Nebraska pitching philosophy, daily training regimens, delivery drills, pitches, and bullpen routines used by the Husker pitching staff. Coach Silva will take participants through everything from grips to picks and the mental side of the mound as well. It will provide each participant with an understanding of his delivery, pitches, and areas needing improvement to enhance consistency.
Location: Alex Gordon Training Complex and Hawks Field at Haymarket Park
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 (8am - noon)
Registration Fee: $80.00
2nd Grade - 2014 High School Seniors
This is a 4-week session, meeting once a week for 2 hours (8 hours of total instruction).
This progressive throwing program focuses on pitching mechanics and maximizing each pitcher's delivery. The throwing progression is the same program taught and practiced daily by the Nebraska pitching staff. Coach Silva and Academy staff will take participants through everything from grips to picks and the mental side on the mound as well. The camp will focus less on individual instruction, but more on a comprehensive training program with special emphasis on routine and repetition.
Location: Alex Gordon Training Complex at Haymarket Park
Dates/Times: January, 2015
Registration Fee: $160.00
Thad Weber is originally from Friend, NE. He attended Hutchinson CC out of high school where he eventually became both Conference Player of the Year and a Junior College All-American. He transferred to the University of Nebraska where he earned 2nd Team All Big 12 Honors as a Senior in 2008. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in 2007 in the 35th round, but returned for his senior year and was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 16th round. He has Major League experience with the Detroit Tigers, San Diego Padres, and Toronto Blue Jays in each of the last 2 years.
NEBRASKA BASEBALL ACADEMY REFUND POLICY
If it is necessary for you to cancel your camp registration, we ask that you do so at least 3 days prior to the camp date. If you cancel within this time frame, we will provide you with one of the following refund options:
Option 1: A 50% refund
Option 2: A FULL credit voucher to use on a Nebraska Baseball Academy camp (expires after 1 year)
The links below are for EXPRESS checkout only for those who want to go directly to our online registration system. If you want more detailed information on any of the camps we offer through the Academy or if you would like a hard copy of the registration form, click CAMPS at the top of this page.
The NEBRASKA BASEBALL ACADEMY has a passion for this great game of baseball. Our purpose is to influence the lives of the youth in a positive way. The Academy will help do this by teaching all participants how to play the game the right way, developing the unique tools each child has and creating a work ethic that is unbreakable on and off the field. We will give you the tools to build your foundation as a baseball player and have a blast doing it!