CSUN 4 Day Junior HS Camp #1 with College Coaches and Players
Join Us for a Week of Athletic Excellence!
Are you ready to take your game to the next level? Look no further! Our Ultimate Sports Camp is the perfect opportunity for high school and college athletes to elevate their skills, connect with experienced coaches, and showcase their talent in a fun and competitive environment.
1. Diverse Stations: Our camp offers a range of specialized stations, each focusing on a different aspect of the game. Whether you’re a basketball, football, soccer, or baseball player, we’ve got you covered. Stations include intensive skill-building, tactical drills, and position-specific training to help you excel in your sport.
2. College Coaches: Gain valuable insights and guidance from college coaches who have a track record of success. This is your chance to learn directly from those who have experience in recruiting and developing athletes for the collegiate level.
3. Interaction: Connect with like-minded athletes who share your passion for sports. Forge friendships that will last a lifetime and build a network that can open doors to future opportunities.
4. Games and Competitions: Put your newfound skills to the test in friendly games and competitions. Challenge yourself against your peers and showcase your talent in front of college coaches who might be scouting for their teams.
5. Personalized Feedback: Receive personalized feedback and constructive criticism from our expert coaching staff. They’ll help you identify areas for improvement and provide guidance on how to take your game to the next level.
6. Mentorship: Beyond the field, our camp emphasizes the importance of character, teamwork, and leadership. Learn life skills that will benefit you both on and off the sports field.
7. Fun and Memories: While intense training and improvement are at the core of our camp, we also believe in creating lasting memories. Enjoy camp-wide activities, team-building exercises, and exciting evening events.
Address for the school is: 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330. Baseball field is in the back area so best to look at an overhead map so see the best route. Field is near the corner of Lindley & Halsted. If you plan on staying you will need to purchase a parking pass. Parking pass machine is in the parking lot on Halsted. (Close walk)
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Eddie Cornejo enters his second season as head coach of the Matadors and fifth overall with the program in 2023-24. Cornejo is the 11th head baseball coach in Matador history.
With Cornejo on the bench, CSUN has accumulated a 97-63 record with a 58-42 mark in The Big West. The Matadors have also registered four-straight winning seasons for the first time in their Division I history from 2020-23.
Cornejo would lead the Matadors to their most wins and their best Big West finish in 21 seasons in his first year at the helm in 2023. After the Matadors were picked to finish seventh in the league prior to the season, Cornejo guided the team to a 34-17 overall record and 20-10 league mark, good enough for a second-place finish in The Big West, as CSUN came a mere tiebreaker away from an NCAA Tournament berth.
Under Cornejo’s direction, the Matadors led The Big West with a team .311 batting average, which also ranked 16th-best in the nation. CSUN would pace the league with 69 stolen bases while the team finished second in runs (388), hits (552), RBI (360), slugging percentage (.472) and on-base percentage (.396). For the second-straight season, CSUN had the fewest strikeouts in the conference (.371).
Seven Matadors collected All-Big West honors in 2023 highlighted by a pair of First-Team selections. Outfielder Jakob Simons would also become just the second Matador and first in 21 seasons to be named Big West Field Player of the Year.
Cornejo succeeded the retiring Dave Serrano as head baseball coach after previously serving as associate head coach in 2022. He would join CSUN in 2020 as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the program.
In 2022, the Matadors went 32-22 and 17-13 in the Big West, placing fourth in the league standings. Four Matadors were named to the 2022 All-Big West Team including three first-team honorees in second baseman Kai Moody, outfielder Andrew Sojka and right-handed pitcher Blaine Traxel. CSUN’s three first-team selections was its most in 20 seasons.
Cornejo helped revamp a Matador lineup in 2022 that lost six position players due to graduation and the MLB Draft. Replacing a team that finished second in the Big West in batting, the Matadors finished in the top five in the league in a host of categories including batting (fourth, .270), doubles (fourth, 93), homers (fourth, 44), slugging (fourth, .404) and runs (fifth, 311).
In 2021, Cornejo helped coach the Matadors to a 21-19 record in a conference only season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CSUN finished fourth in The Big West, winning 15 of its last 21 games. The Matadors were second in the Big West in batting (.296) and on-base percentage (.388). Kai Moody would win a Big West batting title that season, hitting .392 en route to an All-Big West First Team honor.
Cornejo’s first season saw the Matadors record their best start in 27 seasons by going 7-0 to begin 2020. In the shortened-season, the Matadors went 10-5 with the second-best record in The Big West.
A nationally-recognized recruiter, Cornejo spent one season as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at San Jose State in 2019 before joining the Matadors.
Prior to San Jose State, Cornejo served as the recruiting coordinator at UC Santa Barbara from 2012-18 where he helped recruit five nationally-ranked classes including the 2016 class which ranked No. 9 in the nation by Collegiate Baseball. D1Baseball.com recognized Cornejo as the Top Recruiter in the Big West Conference in 2016.
Cornejo helped coach the Gauchos to the 2013 and 2015 NCAA Regionals and team’s first-ever College World Series berth in 2016.
With Cornejo on the bench, the Gauchos broke their school record of wins against Division I opponents (40) and hosted their first-ever regional during the 2015 campaign. A year later, he helped UCSB break its Division I win record again with 43 victories as the Gauchos marched deep into the postseason. During the team’s magical 2016 season, the Gauchos won the Nashville Regional before stunning Louisville with a two-game sweep in the Super Regional round.
He recruited and developed 39 Major League Baseball draft picks while with the Gauchos. The team set a new program record with 10 selections in 2015, which ranked second-best in the nation.
Cornejo also worked as an assistant coach at UC Riverside in 2011 and interim head coach at Riverside City College in 2010. He would guide the recruitment of all 10 sophomores to NCAA and NAIA schools while at Riverside CC.
Before venturing into coaching, Cornejo was an All-American shortstop at Riverside City College where he helped the Tigers win two-straight state titles in 2000 and 2001. He went on to play two seasons at the University of Oklahoma, earning All-Midwest Region and All-Big 12 Conference honors as a second baseman in 2003.
Cornejo was selected in the 13th round of the 2003 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Oakland Athletics. He went on to play six professional seasons in the Oakland and Colorado Rockies organizations, eventually advancing to the Triple-A ranks in 2008.
Cornejo has a master’s degree in education from Cal State San Bernardino and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Oklahoma.
Elliot Surrey enters his second season as an assistant coach and pitching coach to the Matador baseball program, and fifth overall season at CSUN in 2023-24.
In his first season on the bench in 2023, Surrey helped the Matadors record their most wins and best Big West finish in 21 seasons. CSUN would finish with a 34-17 overall record and tied for second in The Big West with a 20-10 mark as the program came a mere tiebreaker away from clinching an NCAA Tournament berth.
Surrey guided three Matador pitchers to All-Big West selections in Friday starter Lucas Braun and relievers Joshua Romero and Xavier Martinez. He also worked with weekend starter Thomas Bainton who finished the year second in The Big West in wins. In the bullpen, Romero broke the school’s single-season save record in his first season with the program, notching 13 saves in 13 chances.
Prior to joining the coaching staff, Surrey spent three seasons serving as the Matadors’ director of baseball operations under Dave Serrano from 2020-22.
Since Surrey joined CSUN, the Matadors have posted four-straight winning seasons for the first time in the program’s Division I history.
No stranger to the pitching mound and The Big West, Surrey was a standout on the UC Irvine pitching staff from 2013-16. Surrey played for college coaching legend Mike Gillespie at UCI and was a three-year starting pitcher. Surrey helped lead the Anteaters to the College World Series in 2014, posting an 8-5 record with a 2.32 ERA and over 112.2 innings. He also finished third in the nation with 18 games started.
Surrey moved into the role of Friday starter over his final two seasons with UC Irvine. He completed his career with a 3.31 ERA and three complete game shutouts. After his senior season, Surrey earned All-Big West Second Team accolades.
Surrey was drafted in the 26th round of the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Seattle Mariners. He went on to pitch in the Mariners organization for two years before suffering a career-ending injury. Surrey would complete his professional career with a 3.58 ERA and 36 strikeouts in 23 appearances.
A La Crescenta native, Surrey played high school baseball for Crescenta Valley High School where he was a four-year varsity starter. He earned All-CIF First Team honors three years in a row during his prep career.
With his playing career done, Surrey joined the coaching staff at UC Irvine becoming an undergraduate assistant coach in 2018 while finishing his studies. He would go on to graduate from UC Irvine in 2018 with a bachelors degree in Film and Media Studies.
Bobby Andrews enters his third season as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator to the CSUN Baseball team in 2023-24.
Since Andrews has joined CSUN, the Matadors have registered a 66-39 overall record and 37-23 mark in The Big West in two seasons.
In 2023, the Matadors notched their most wins (34) and best Big West finish (second place) in 21 seasons. CSUN finished a mere tiebreaker away from an NCAA Tournament berth.
Andrews helped mentor a Matador offense that led the Big West in batting average (.311). CSUN would pace the league with 69 stolen bases while the team finished second in runs (388), hits (552), RBI (360), slugging percentage (.472) and on-base percentage (.396). For the second-straight season, CSUN had the fewest strikeouts in the conference (.371).
In Andrews’ first season at CSUN, the Matadors posted a 32-win season and a 17-13 mark in the Big West, placing fourth in the league standings. The Matadors also finished in the top five in The Big West in a host of categories including batting average (fourth, .270), home runs (fourth, 44) and runs (fifth, 311). CSUN also struck out the least amount of times of any Big West team.
Andrews joined the Matadors after spending the previous two seasons at USC as the team’s volunteer assistant coach. Working under head coach Jason Gill, Andrews primarily worked with the Trojans’ outfielders and hitters. In two seasons, Andrews helped USC post a 31-25 overall record including a 10-5 mark in the shortened 2020 season.
Prior to USC, Andrews also worked for Gill at Loyola Marymount for seven seasons from 2013-19 in a variety of roles. Andrews began working as the team’s director of baseball operations before moving into a volunteer assistant coaching role in 2014. He was promoted to assistant coach in 2017 and spent his final three seasons in that position. Andrews helped guide LMU to the program’s first postseason appearance in 19 seasons in 2019 after winning the West Coast Conference.
Before his coaching career, Andrews played six years professionally including four years in the Baltimore Orioles organization. Andrews appeared in 327 career games at the pro ranks, reaching as high as the Double-A level. He produced 254 hits, 170 runs scored, 91 RBI, 84 stolen bases, 34 doubles, 10 triples and seven home runs in his professional career.
As a collegiate player, Andrews lettered three seasons with Cal State Fullerton from 2003-05 including two seasons when Serrano was a member of the coaching staff. Primarily playing in right field, Andrews was a starter on the Titans’ 2004 National Championship team. He batted .325 with 21 runs and 15 RBI that season. A year later, he would be selected in the seventh round of the 2005 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Baltimore Orioles.
Andrews was also a standout player at Rancho Buena Vista School. He helped his team win a Division I CIF championship in 2002. He was named High School Male Athlete of the Year as a senior.
Andrews earned a degree in communications with an emphasis in entertainment studies from Cal State Fullerton in 2010.
Youngjin Yoon enters his first season as an assistant coach to the CSUN Baseball team.
Yoon brings to the Matadors coaching experience at the collegiate Division I, NAIA and junior college ranks as well as the professional level in his extensive career. Known affectionately as “Master Yoon” in the baseball community, Yoon’s hybrid pitching philosophy merges the American power pitching culture with the precision and detail-oriented style of Southeast Asian baseball. He specializes in strength, conditioning, mental awareness, cognitive preparation, dietary habits and skill-set development.
Yoon completed multiple stints at Riverside City College under the tutelage of ABCA Hall of Fame coach Dennis Rogers. He served as the team’s pitching coach over his time with RCC where he helped the program reach regional and super regional rounds twice from 2012-15. The team produced the second-best ERA in the state of California with a 2.08 clip in 2013. Yoon would also help develop and produce 10 total Major League Baseball draft picks and free-agent signings, highlighted by five pitchers selected in the 2013 MLB Draft.
He served as an assistant coach with Linn-Benton Community College in Albany, Ore. beginning in 2018. There he helped guide the program’s pitching staff post an overall 1.76 earned run average including a stellar 1.35 ERA in conference play.
In addition, Yoon worked on the coaching staff at Cal State Bakersfield during the 2019 season. He would take on the role of pitching coach as well at Bushnell University in Eugene, Ore. for the program’s inaugural season in 2022.
Yoon has also spent seven seasons working as an assistant coach and first base coach for the Corvallis Knights, a summer baseball collegiate league. Over his time in Corvallis, Yoon helped the team capture the West Coast League championship seven consecutive seasons since his arrival in 2016.
A native of Busan, South Korea, Yoon coached professionally with the Lotte Giants of the Korean Baseball Organization, the nation’s equivalent of Major League Baseball.
Yoon earned his degree in Exercise Physiology and Sports Psychology from Dong-Ju University and a master’s degree in similar disciplines from Shin-Ra University. In addition, he has served as a research scholar in Kinesiology at Michigan State University.
A CSUN alum, Bart West enters his first season as director of operations to the baseball team in 2023-24.
West transferred to CSUN as a graduate student in 2021-22 where he would have a breakout season. Providing the Matadors with a power bat and steady glove in the outfield, West led CSUN in batting average (.338) and RBI (39) while playing in 53 games and starting 46 times. West was sixth in The Big West in batting, eighth in homers (8), ninth in slugging percentage (.528) and hits (66), 11th in RBI and 13th in stolen bases (7).
West’s work in the middle of the lineup helped CSUN finish with 32 wins along with the program’s best conference winning percentage (.567) in 20 seasons. Five of his eight home runs during the 2022 season came against Big West foes including a grand slam against Long Beach State. West would also hit a memorable walk-off two-run single against CSU Bakersfield in league action.
Prior to his time at CSUN, West lettered four seasons at USC. He appeared in 40 games with the Trojans over his collegiate career before graduating in 2021 with a degree in Economics. A standout in the classroom, West was a two-time Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll recipent while studying at USC.
Originally from Singapore, West prepped at Singapore American School where he played baseball, basketball and soccer. He was named MVP in baseball all four years of the Southeast Asia Championship Games.
Josh Garcia is in his first season as a team manager to the CSUN Baseball team in 2023-24.
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Our camps are open to all baseball players, regardless of skill level, age, grade level, or gender. We welcome beginners looking to learn the game as well as advanced players seeking to enhance their skills.
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