2024 Winter Skills Camp (ages 6-12)
Location: Don Sanders Field at Darryl & Lori Schroeder Park – Houston, TX
Saturday, January 6, 2024 to Sunday, January 7, 2024
Starts: 12:00pm / Ends: 4:00pm
Consistently recognized as one of the nation’s elite college baseball program each year, Houston Baseball has elevated its program over the last several seasons and now remains among the Top 25 under head coach Todd Whitting.
2024 will mark the 14th year for Whitting at the helm and under his guidance, the Cougars have won four American Athletic Conference Championships (two tournament (2014, 2017) and three regular-season titles (2015, 2017, 2018). Houston has been awarded two NCAA Regional host bids (2015, 2017), while advancing to an NCAA Super Regional following a Regional Championship in Baton Rouge, La. in 2014.
30 Cougars were selected in the MLB First-Year Player Draft since 2011 and of the 31, 25 were undrafted out of high school – showing the development of the Houston program. The 2017 Draft class saw a first-round selection, a third-round selection, and a fourth-round selection, while former Cougars Austin Pruitt (2012-13) Patrick Weigel (2015) Daniel Ponce De Leon (2013) are excelling in the Major Leagues.
Houston Baseball has not only succeeded in Championship play, but have accomplishment much more off the field, landing a 3.0 team cumulative GPA every semester since Whitting took over ten years ago.
Please make sure the email information is correct when signing up as that will be the way communication is sent out to you as the camp gets closer.
Campers will be instructed by UH players and staff on the fundamentals of hitting & defense. Campers will be split into groups and will rotate through stations.
What to bring
All campers will need to bring their own glove, bat, helmet, batting gloves, baseball hat, turf/tennis shoes (cleats are optional), and catchers equipment (if needed for camp). Please make sure the campers name is clearly printed on all pieces of equipment that he brings to camp. All other equipment will be provided. Please advise that Premier Baseball of Texas prohibits the use of metal spikes on its field.
Check in will be Saturday, January 6th starting at 11:30am at the front gates of Darryl & Lori Schroeder Park. Campers will get their teams and camp t-shirt Saturday morning.
Waiver & Medical Release Form will be attached to your e-mail confirmation. It is also available in this camp listing. Please print fill out, sign and deliver this form to the registration check in on the first day of camp. You will be unable to attend camp without this form.
Don Sanders Field at Darryl & Lori Schroeder Park
3100 Cullen Blvd
Houston, TX 77204
There will be UH merchandise (hats, DVD’s) for sale each day of camp, the table will be set up in the mornings at drop off, lunch and again at the end of the day for pick up.
What if I have to cancel a camp?
We do not offer refunds on canceled campers, just a future camp credit if you decide to cancel, but we do have what is called “Cancellation Protection”. We offer basic Cancellation Protection to allow participants some peace of mind in case plans change. This allows us to keep our prices low and provide the best service possible. Due at the time of registration, Cancellation Protection entitles you to a full refund of camp fees should you cancel your registration more than 14 days prior to the start of an overnight camp, and 7 days prior to the start of a day camp. If you cancel within 14 or 7 days of the start of your session, we will give you a camp credit for all money paid. The credit is valid for three years from camp date at any of our camps. Credit with insurance is transferable to family members or friends, and good toward a future camp.
Full time trainer on duty throughout completion of camp.
Please make sure you sign up using an email account that you frequently check as this will be how I get information about the camps to you. Having the proper email account will help to eliminate any miscommunication.
Questions? Contact Mason Lucas at email@example.com
Per NCAA rules all camps and clinics held by the University of Houston are open to everyone, enrollment is only limited based on age, grade level or number restrictions be each camp.