Trosky Midwest Prospect Camp
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Player Ages: All High School & Junior College Players
Location: Mt Mercy University – Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Times: 8:00am – 6:00pm
With nearly 25 years of running camps and working at major showcase events, Trosky Baseball has developed the most productive baseball camps in the country, connecting both high school and junior college players with college coaches. Parents and players say Trosky camps exceed expectations. We are flexible with the schedules of those who cannot attend the entire camp.
7,000+ Trosky Baseball has contributed to over 7,000 players playing college and professional baseball!
School confirmed to attend:
- Cal Poly: DI
- San Diego State: DI
- University of Nebraska: DI
- Western Illinois University: DI
- University of Iowa: DI
- Maryville University: DII
- Mount Mercy University: NAIA
- Saint Louis University: DI
- Truman State University: DII
- Winona State University: DII
- MLB Scouts: NL
- Kirkwood Community College: JC
- Cornell College: DIII
- MLB Scouts: AL
- Upper Iowa University: DII
TROSKY’S 6 CONCEPTS:
After working numerous showcase events across the west coast and being a college recruiter and professional baseball scout, Coach Trosky became frustrated with the typical format used by major showcase and recruiting organizations. Typical formats include:
– a lower number of college coaches in attendance and a lack of diversity (different levels of colleges) among them
– a low number of repetitions on both offense and defense
– a limited amount of game exposure for both pitchers and position players
– a lack of connection with the coaches attending the event.
Over the years it became clear that despite attending numerous events and spending thousands of dollars, the majority of high school players end up frustrated and empty handed. As a result, the Trosky Games Camps model was built.
The 6 core concepts included in Trosky Games Camps are:
1.) Multiple Games: Players participate in 2 games (a simulated game and a live game). With the peaks and valleys of baseball, multiple games give each player the opportunity to show consistency and/or to make important adjustments. This allows players to display a more accurate representation of their game.
2.) Repetition: Players take batting practice in the cages before the games. They perform in skills training sessions and perform numerous repetitions between innings.
3.) Relationships: Attending college coaches are on the field coaching and getting to know the players. Camp activities conclude daily with the College Coach’s Introduction, where players and parents have the opportunity to learn from the college coaches.
4.) Recruiting Information: Players and parents receive recruiting insight from active college recruiting coordinators and from recruiting specialist Nate Trosky. The informative talks conclude with a Q & A session. At the conclusion of camp activities, Coach Trosky is available to answer questions.
5.) Opportunity: Attending college coaches represent a wide range of colleges and universities (DI, DII, DIII, NAIA, and JC) giving each player the opportunity to be recruited by schools that meet his scholastic, financial, social, and athletic needs.
6.) Schedule Flexibility: Trosky Games Camps are flexible with the schedules of those who cannot attend the entire camp (if you have a special schedule request, we can accommodate). All players are free to come and go throughout the camp when they are not able to attend.
- Camp participants engage in lectures regarding the mental game and the process
- Roster spots are limited – maximizing playing time, innings pitched, and at-bats
- Position Players participate in skills training: bat exit speed, velocity throw, 60 yard dash (info given to the coaches)
- Camp participants play 2 games (1 showcase game and 1 simulated game)
- Position Players receive 6 at-bats (3 live and 3 simulated game at-bats)
- Primary Pitchers 2 to 3 innings
- Dual Players (playing a position and pitching) pitch 1 to 3 innings
NOTE: An inning is equivalent to 3 or more batters
Camp Highlight: After the conclusion of camp, both players and parents are given the opportunity to participate in the College Coach Introduction / Meeting, a valuable component to the recruiting process.
Playing one position: $285.00
Dual Player (pitching & playing a position) add an additional: $125.00
Schedule: Camp Check-in / Camp Introduction / Dynamic Warm-up / Mental Game Talk / Skills Training / Skills Testing / Simulated Game / Live Games / NCAA Compliance Talk / MLB Pro Talk / College Coaches Introduction / Q and A / Optional Chapel / Guest Speaker / Camp Conclusion
Each player must bring his own baseball equipment. Players should bring a glove, bat, batting gloves, helmet, cleats/spikes, running shoes or turf shoes, hat, and any other equipment they feel necessary to compete. Catchers must bring their own gear. Please mark name on all items. Trosky Baseball will not be responsible for lost items.
Skills Video Packages:
Our skills video packages are designed by scouts and college coaches. Since both have deemed this a valuable tool we have priced the video to benefit you! We will only video what the scouts and coaches ask for. There is no need to video angles or footage that gets deleted. The video is 1-3 minutes long and edited to show mechanics. There is no game footage. The video we take is uploaded to a third-party video hosting company. NCAA rules state that we cannot send the video on your behalf or host on our site. We send you the link which you will be able to email without username or passwords.
Our videos are delivered in HD (High Definition). You can view them with a computer, a phone, or a smart pad. This makes it easy for you to deliver and anyone to view.
Pitching Package – $199.00
$50 discount if you sign up during Camp Online Registration
We will video you in the bullpen from the wind up and stretch. We will allow you to throw all your pitches from both. This is a 2 camera angle video showing a chest view and a view from behind the catcher. The 2 angles are what evaluators look for.
Position Player Package – $249.00
$50 discount if you sign up during Camp Online Registration
This option is a video of one defensive position, and hitting. We record your positions using a front view camera angle. This is to capture your athleticism and arm angle. Catcher’s video also includes an outfield view, as well as pop time on video. Catching is videoed off live pitching in bullpen, throws to second will be done on the diamond. Your hitting video is recorded showing a side view. If you would like a second defensive position, add $50.
Combo Package– $349.00 Position and pitchers package
$50 discount if you sign up during online registration
Videos will be delivered by email in 7-10 business days *Refunds will only be granted if not produced in proper timeline.
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Mt Mercy University
909 17th Street NE or, 651 19th St NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Meals will not be provided.
Refund Policy: Once payment is received, there are no refunds …. Click Here to view Trosky’s Refund Poilicy
All camps will be held rain or shine!
Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.