Ottawa University Baseball Team Camp
Join us for a dynamic and immersive baseball experience at the Ottawa University Baseball Team Camp, located against the picturesque backdrop of Arizona’s captivating landscape. Taking place on the weekends of December 2-3 (Saturdays and Sundays), this camp offers a unique opportunity for teams to come together, learn, and showcase their skills in a truly exceptional setting.
**Camp Dates:** December 2-3 (Saturdays and Sundays)
**Location:** Ottawa University, Arizona Campus
Prepare to elevate your team’s game on the diamond as you participate in our intensive Team Camp. This event goes beyond the typical camp experience, offering an array of enriching activities tailored to enhance your team’s cohesion, skills, and understanding of the game.
Immerse yourselves in the world of Ottawa University as you embark on a comprehensive campus and facilities tour. Discover the state-of-the-art amenities and resources that will contribute to your team’s growth, both on and off the field.
**Expert Clinics from Our Coaches:**
Benefit from the expertise of Ottawa University’s accomplished coaching staff. Our seasoned coaches are committed to providing valuable insights and hands-on guidance that will elevate your team’s performance. Whether you’re fine-tuning techniques, developing strategies, or honing your teamwork, these clinics are designed to meet your team’s specific needs.
**Showcase and Evaluation Component:**
Experience the thrill of showcasing your team’s talents in front of a discerning audience. Our showcase games offer a platform for your team to shine while receiving constructive evaluations that can guide your ongoing improvement. This invaluable experience will not only boost your team’s confidence but also provide direction for refining your strategies and individual player development.
**Three Showcase Games:**
Engage in three competitive showcase games, allowing your team to demonstrate their skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship on the field. These games are designed to challenge and inspire your players, fostering growth in a spirited and supportive environment.
**Cost:** $1,000 per team
**Team Limit:** To ensure a focused and personalized experience, participation is limited to four teams. Secure your spot early to guarantee your place in this enriching event.
**Enroll Your Team:**
Don’t miss out on this unparalleled opportunity to refine your skills, bond with your teammates, and experience the thrill of showcasing your abilities. Secure your team’s spot today by registering for the Ottawa University Baseball Team Camp.
At Ottawa University, we believe in fostering excellence both on and off the field. Join us in Arizona for an unforgettable weekend of baseball camaraderie, growth, and inspiration. Let’s work together to achieve greatness in the world of baseball!
Event Type: Team Camps
What to look forward to...
Coaches & Organizers you might meet...
Tim Montez was named the first coach in OUAZ baseball history in early 2017. In his first season, he led the baseball program to the NCCAA World Series in Easley, S.C. Now entering his sixth year, Montez has led the Spirit to 73 wins, a GSAC East Division Championship, and an appearance in the GSAC Championship Series. In 2019, Montez launched the OUAZ Developmental Program.
A graduate from St. Paul High School (Sante Fe Springs, Calif.) (1979), Montez also played & graduated from Pepperdine University (Malibu, Calif.) (1984). Montez and his lovely wife Darleen reside in Surprise and together have three boys (David, Ryan, and Adam) and a daughter (Amy) with five beautiful grandkids.
33 years of Coaching Experience. 25 of those years in Division I Baseball
- Previous Universities
- Jacksonville University
- Fresno State University
- University of Arkansas
- Cal State Northridge
- UC Santa Barbara
- Pepperdine University
9 NCAA Regional Appearance
1 Super Regional Appearance
Coached and Recruited 19 MLB Players with 5 First Round Draft Picks including:
- Barry Zito
- Russ Ortiz
- Michael Young
- Matt Garza
- Doug Fister
- Cliff Lee
- Daniel Murphy
- Alex McRae
- Austin Hayes
A Surprise resident of 23 years, Coach Fallon has tremendous ties to the community, his wife, Natasha has been a teacher for more than 20 years in the Dysart School District and their three boys (Koty, Tanner and Hunter) all attended schools and participated in all city sports right here in Surprise. Each of Fallon’s sons have had the opportunity to play college baseball while earning their degrees, with Koty being selected in the MLB Amatuer Baseball Draft by the San Diego Padres in 2019. Coach Fallon has had the unique opportunity to coach and/or be involved in elementary, junior high, high school, college and professional baseball over his 30 year career in baseball. Not only with his own children, but has personally coached and guided players from age 10 to professional baseball. Motivating, teaching and developing players to succeed in the game (and life) has been a personal mission for 30 years.
- 30 years of Coaching & Scouting Experience – 25 of those years in Arizona
Professional Organizations (Associate Scout)Baltimore Orioles
– Philadelphia Phillies
– Cincinnati Reds
– Los Angeles Angels
- Coached 18 Major League Baseball Players including:
- Aaron Altherr
- Kole Calhoun
- Doug Mathis
- Brad Mills
- Dusty Peterson
- Eric Sogard
- Donnie Veal & more
- Founded Fallon Sports, helping students find the perfect college. Has personally assisted more than 1,000 students through the process to all levels of college.
Played and coached at Southern Vermont College, in 1989 was the youngest head coach in the nation at 23 years old.
Coach Cox is a native of Arizona graduating from Maryvale High School (1988), he and his wife Amy of 22 years reside in Glendale and have three kids, two sons (Brandon and Justin) and a daughter (Rileigh). Coach Cox has been coaching baseball for 27 years in Arizona with 8 years at Mountain Ridge High School where he was able to coach future professional players, Matt Liberatore (1st round/St. Louis Cardinals), Cameron Cannon (2nd round/Boston Red Sox), Matthew Dyer (4th round/New York Mets) and Alex Roth (21st Round/Pittsburgh Pirates) as well as more than 50 players who moved on to play at the college level. Coach Cox will lead all of the pitchers and catchers for the Spirit, both varsity and developmental.
Coach Orlando Rodriquez “Coach O” is originally from Las Cruces, New Mexico. He played for New Mexico State University and moved to Arizona in 2006, in which he began his coaching career. In 2018, he became the head baseball coach at Willow Canyon High School in Surprise, Arizona where he led the Wildcats to their first two Regional Championships in school history; plus, playoff appearances in over a decade. Coach O has been married to his wonderful wife Elisha since 2015 and will work with the infielders and bring a lot of experience and energy to the baseball program.
– 17 years of coaching experience (2006-present)
– 5 years of Head Coaching Experience (2018-2022)
– 5 season of winning records (Overall Coaching Record 63-28)
– 3 playoff appearances
– 3 Time All Region Coach of the Year
Coach Simonis has served 2 seasons as a Developmental Coach & Scout for the United Shore Professional Baseball League. He is the Owner of No Doubt Showcases. No Doubt runs showcase camps and tournaments across the country, helping players learn from and be seen by College Scouts.
Previously, Simonis coached at Wayne State University in 2019 and 2020, where he oversaw the infielders for the Warriors. Wayne State Baseball had it’s best defensive season ever in 2019, position a .972 fielding percentage. The Warriors won 35 games in 2019, which is the second most all-time. Wayne State finished the season ranked 25th in the nation.
Before coaching at Wayne State University, Simonis founded Michigan’s Premier in 2014, a travel baseball organization that has developed many college baseball players. He was an intern Strength and Conditioning Coach at Oakland University. He also completed a practicum where he shadowed Director of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning, Mike Favre, at the University of Michigan.
Simonis earned his Master’s Degree is Sports Administration from Wayne State University in 2019. He earned his Undergraduate Degree at Rochester University in 2014 where he played for the Warriors.
This season will be Hagen’s second season as a coach, after spending three years as a player here at OUAZ. Coach Hagen works with the corner infielders as well as assist with the hitters. Originally from Lancaster, California, Hagen relocated to Surprise to begin his coaching career while earning his Master’s Degree. A 2016 graduate of Paraclete High School (CA), Hagen pitched and played third base and continued on at Antelope Valley Community College (CA) before transferring to OUAZ where he became a first baseman and a mainstay in the middle of the Spirit lineup for three years.
In his first year at OUAZ, Coach “JJ” born and raised in Chandler, AZ is a graduate of Perry High School in 2016 and went on to play JUCO baseball at Paradise Valley CC in Phoenix, AZ. Upon completing his associates, he transferred to Doane University in Crete, NE where he was a first team all conference relief pitcher his senior year. He will be working on his MBA while assisting the OUAZ Spirit pitchers.