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.


Because of NCAA bylaws, these private lessons are open only to 10-year olds through individuals currently in the eighth grade. NCAA bylaws state that "prospective student-athletes" shall include any individual who has started classes for the ninth grade and are prohibited from participating in private lessons.
Lessons will be 45-minutes and you will be required to sign up for a minimum of two (2) classes:
You will have the opportunity to select your instructor when registering.
Location:    Alex Gordon Training Complex at Haymarket Park
Registration Fee: $50.00/class
(Online registration is not available for private lessons)
Please call or e-mail Renee Brinkmann to confirm dates/times are available. She can be reached at 402-413-8881 or


Ken Harvey

Ken played for the Cornhuskers from 1996-1999 and earned first-team All American honors in 1999, leading the Huskers to a Big 12 Tournament title and an NCAA appearance.  He led the nation with a .478 average, while hitting 23 homers and driving in 86 runs.  He was selected in the 5th round of the 1999 MLB Draft by the Kansas City Royals and was an All-Star in 2004.  Ken was on staff as a graduate manager with Nebraska from 2013-15; we are glad to have him on staff with the Nebraska Baseball Academy. 

NOTE:  Ken is available for private hitting lessons only.

Tuesday, August 226:30 - 7:15pmOPEN
Tuesday, August 227:30 - 8:15pmOPEN
Thursday, August 246:30 - 7:15pmOPEN
Thursday, August 247:30 - 8:15pmOPEN
Saturday, August 269:00 - 9:45amOPEN
Saturday, August 2610:00 - 10:45amOPEN
Saturday, August 2611:00 - 11:45amFULL
Tuesday, August 296:30 - 7:15pmOPEN
Tuesday, August 297:30 - 8:15pmOPEN
Thursday, August 316:30 - 7:15pmOPEN
Thursday, August 317:30 - 8:15pmOPEN


Thad Weber

Thad played for the Huskers for 2 seasons (2007-08) and earned second team All Big 12 honors his senior year. He was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 16th round in 2008 and eventually made his MLB debut with the Tigers on April 22, 2012. He went on to pitch with the San Diego Padres and Toronto Blue Jays in 2013 before heading to play in Korea in 2014. He just wrapped up his 9th professional season in 2016 in Tripe-A Toledo with the Tigers organization. 
NOTE:  Thad is available for private pitching lessons only.
Thad's Fall/Winter schedule will be posted soon!


Jeff Tezak

See bio on staff page

NOTE:   Jeff will allow you to choose between hitting, infield, pitching or catching lessons or any combination.

Jeff is not available for private lessons at this time.



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 a 50% refund or a FULL credit voucher to use on a Nebraska Baseball Academy camp (expires after 1 year).  No partial refunds/credits will be offered once camp begins.

Currently Active Camps

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 one of the nine camp links (red boxes) on the home page for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: We have updated our registration system for camps. If you have registered prior to April 2014, you will need to create a new account for any future registrations.

The operator of this camp (Nebraska Baseball Academy, LLC) is a separate legal entity from the University of Nebraska, and it is not sponsored by or affiliated with the University of Nebraska.

Private Lessons

Youth Instructional League (7/8)

Youth Instructional League (9/10)

Fall League Registration

Fall League Team Roster

Youth Hitting School (Nov/Dec)

Catching School (Nov/Dec)

Infield School (Nov/Dec)

HS Hitting School (Nov/Dec)

HS All Skills Camp

Hitting School (Jan/Feb)

Pitching School (Jan/Feb)

Catching School (Jan/Feb)

Experienced Coaching Staff

Message From Coach Erstad

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!