Tiger Cub Half Day Camp 2023
A fun filled week of baseball instruction focusing on the fundamentals and skills for all levels of youth baseball players. Members of the Clemson Coaching staff, players, along with other coaches from around the area will provide close supervision while teaching each kid individual instruction of the game. This camp consists of many exciting drills and fun filled games during the week to create a Clemson Baseball Camp experience one will never forget!
Tiger Baseball Camps are dedicated to the development and growth of all campers who attend. Camps are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender).
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Camp Check In
The camp check-in time will be on Monday, June 26th between 8am and 9am. Each camper will check-in at Doug Kingsmore stadium.
The Tiger Cub Half Day Camp consists of a Monday to Thursday half day schedule full of baseball activity. Under close supervision, each camper will practice and play games daily and work on specific skills building on the week before as the week goes on. Each day campers will focus on offensive and defensive basic fundamentals and skills in the morning along with a fundamental of the day. During the afternoon and evening sessions, the campers will participate in team activities, involving team skills and fun and energetic games on Doug Kingsmore field. Each camper plays an active role in camp and are continually involved in drills of all aspects. Camp will conclude on Thursday at 11:30AM with a brief closing ceremony at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
Typical Daily Schedule
9:00am Meet at stadium for morning introduction
9:15am Defensive/Offensive Skills and Fundamentals
10:15am Water Break
The Tiger Baseball Camp coaching staff will consist of some members of the current Clemson Baseball coaching staff, current and former players, and other highly skilled college and high school coaches from all over the east coast. Our camp coaches are trained on the camp policies and procedures and some have over 30 years experience with the Clemson Baseball Camp tradition.
Housing and Meals
All campers will be responsible for any housing needs. No meals will be provided for the Tiger Cub Half Day Camp. Only water and Gatorade will be available throughout the camp.
Items to Bring
Baseball or other athletic clothing
Baseball Bat and Batting Gloves
Catchers are required to bring their own gear
Cleats and tennis shoes or turf shoes
Each Clemson Baseball camper will receive an official Clemson Baseball camp T-shirt upon camp check-in. Additional Clemson Baseball merchandise will be available to purchase at this session at the camp store.
Event Type: Youth Camps
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Director of Athletics Graham Neff named Erik Bakich as Clemson’s 28th head baseball coach on June 16, 2022. The Clemson University Board of Trustees Compensation Committee approved the measure.
Bakich served as head coach at Michigan the last 10 seasons, leading the Wolverines to the 2019 College World Series championship series. Bakich also served as a head coach at Maryland (2010-12) and as an assistant coach at Vanderbilt (2003-09) along with his one year as volunteer assistant coach at Clemson in 2002.
Head Coach Erik Bakich announced on June 27, 2022 that Nick Schnabel joined the staff as assistant head coach and recruiting coordinator. Schnabel, who will work with the infielders, coached alongside Bakich during his tenure at Michigan from 2013-22 and was named national assistant coach-of-the-year by ABCA in 2019.
Head Coach Erik Bakich announced on June 28, 2022 that Jimmy Belanger joined the staff as assistant coach and pitching coach. Belanger spent the last three seasons at Florida State, mentoring many of the best pitchers in the ACC.
Belanger has been a full-time assistant coach for 13 seasons, with stops at Monmouth (2010-12), Maryland (2013-16), Kentucky (2017-19) and Florida State (2020-22).
Brad Owens is in his 16th season with the Tiger program in 2023, serving as chief of staff, operations. He is in charge of all team travel and camps for the program along with handling many other administrative duties.
Ben Paulsen is in his fifth year with the Tiger program serving as director of player development in 2023. Paulsen spent the 2018 season as a student assistant coach at Clemson, as he returned to Tigertown to finish his degree requirements through the Tiger Trust program. He later served as the volunteer assistant coach at Georgia Southern in the fall of 2018.
Among Paulsen’s responsibilities, he is in charge of player development, opponent scouting, facility organization, enhancement & technology, recruiting & alumni relations, student-athlete transition and student-athlete services.
Head Coach Erik Bakich announced on June 29, 2022 that Griffin Mazur joined the staff as volunteer assistant coach. Mazur, who will work with the catchers, played the 2021 season at Michigan under Bakich after he transferred from UC Irvine, where he was a player from 2016-20.
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114 , Clemson, SC
Take I-85 to exit #19B. Exit toward Clemson. Follow Hwy 76/28 West for about 12 miles. Nearing the Clemson campus turn left on to Perimeter Road. Follow for approximately 2 miles, and right near the football stadium, and basketball facility you will see Doug Kingsmore Stadium (Home of the Clemson Baseball Tigers).
Tiger Baseball Camp at Clemson University
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What do I bring to Camp?
Campers will need to bring cleats, tennis shoes, glove, baseball hat, baseball pants, bat and batting gloves recommended but not required
Will there be water provided at camp?
Water will be provided and serviced in each dugout and all facilities during the camp throughout Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
Will there be a training staff available in case of emergency?
There will be a certified athletic trainer available on site at every camp.
Can 3 kids share a dorm room?
The dorm rooms are set up with only two twin extra-long beds.
What size sheets should I bring?
Each camper will need to bring twin extra-long sheets for their bed
Can you use a high school physical to replace a camp physical?
Yes, but you must still fill out the camp physical with your insurance information and contact numbers on it. You must also sign the liability waiver. Bring all medical and camp waivers with you at camp check-in.
What are some local lodging options in Clemson for families to stay?
Individuals needing hotel accommodations for whatever reason may do so by making their on reservations at the information below:Hotel arrangements can be made through: Tru by Hilton Clemson SC, 13050 Clemson Blvd, Seneca, SC 29678 (864) 280-8800
Can my son move up to an older group if his abilities show that he is ready for it?
Absolutely. Each kid will be evaluated on Sunday afternoon and we will try to place them at the appropriate challenge level. Your camper must speak up if he has an interest in moving up to an older group.
What if I have a question that has not been answered by this section?
Please send all questions or comments via email to email@example.com or text to (805) 660-2916.