Off-Season Development Program

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Baseball Manitoba and Sport Manitoba are excited to offer a High Performance Athlete Development Program for the province’s top athletes. This off-season training program is designed to enhance and improve the athletic attributes required for baseball. The goal of the program is to develop players for the 2020 season (Provincial Teams/AAA), 2021 Canada Games, and future college/pro opportunities.

There will be two programs offered (8-week and 12-week) in Winnipeg and Brandon. Sessions will be once a week on Sundays and will consist of: Baseball Training (90min) and Strength/Conditioning (75min). Testing, along with video analysis, will be done at the beginning and end of each program to track progress.

Baseball Manitoba Provincial Team coaches will be running the baseball training, which will include: Hitting, Pitching, Fielding, and Throwing. Sport Manitoba Staff will be leading the workout sessions, which will include: Strength/Conditioning, Sport Psychology, and Nutrition.

Players born in 2002-2006 are eligible.


Coaches

Amos Ramon (Winnipeg)

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Experience:

  • Coaching: 2019 - 17U Team Manitoba, Home Run Sports 18U Elite Program, Corpus Christi Carroll (HS, Texas)
  • Playing: 10 years of Professional Baseball (Winnipeg Goldeyes - 4 years), Louisiana Tech (NCAA DIV I), Alvin CC (NJCAA DIV I)
  • Accomplishments: 2012-Playoff MVP (Winnipeg Goldeyes), All-Star Team (Frontier and Northern League), All-WAC 2nd Baseman, NJCAA All-Star Team


Cody Benson (Winnipeg)

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Experience:

  • Coaching: 2020 - 17U Team Manitoba, 2019 - 16U Team Manitoba (WCSG), 2016 - Manitoba Summer Games (Central), Home Run Sports Jr Goldeyes Program, Winnipeg South Chiefs (AAA)
  • Playing: Dakota College (NJCAA DIV II), Team Manitoba (2008-09), Winnipeg Wolf (2006-07)
  • Accomplishments: WCSG Silver Medalist, Manitoba Games Silver Medalist, All-Academic Team (Mon-Dak Conference)


Paul Schaak (Brandon)

Experience:

  • Coaching: 2019 - 17U Team Manitoba, Trainer/Coach - Triple Crown Sports
  • Playing: Eastern Michigan (NCAA DIV I), Southern Idaho CC (NJCAA DIV I), Team Manitoba (2008-09)
  • Accomplishments: 1st Team ALL-SWAC (CSI), Team Canada Jr. National Team (2008-09), 15U Player of the Year (Baseball MB - 2007)

Programs - Registration Closed

8-Week Program
October 27 to December 15

12-Week Program
January 12 to March 29

Once a week, Sundays from 10:00am to 1:00pm

Players will be grouped based on age:

  • 2002-2004
  • 2005-2006

Locations

Winnipeg: Sport for Life Centre
Brandon: Healthy Living Centre (S/C) and TC365 (Baseball)


Cost

8-week: $240
12-week: $360
Both programs: $500 (save $100)


Wait-List

For a spot on the wait-list, contact James at baseball.zamko@sportmanitoba.ca with the following info:

Player Name
2019 Club Team (ex. 13U AAA Carillon)
Birthdate
Program