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 BASEBALL & SOFTBALL SESSIONS, CAMPS AND RENTALS

Baseball and softball training programs are back at Legends of Pittsburgh for 2023! We are offering programs for teams, groups, and individual players of all skill levels and ages (Tball through college). Contact Coach Bill Bates for training questions or to discuss your needs at: b2bbaseballclub@gmail.com 

 

TEAM TRAINING PROGRAMS

Private Team Training (9-16 players) – Offers a custom training experience covering hitting, fielding and other aspects of the game with an established team. An emphasis on fundamentals, technique, physical conditioning, and mental approach will be stressed. Players will push each other as they improve and learn together and build team chemistry. Discounts are available for an organization that schedules 3 or more teams weekly. Coaches are encouraged to participate in these sessions. 

  • 60-minutes Team Training $140 per team
  • 90-minutes Team Training $210 per team

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER TRAINING PROGRAMS

Private or Open Group Training (4-10 players) – Provides a focused training experience for individual players covering hitting, fielding and other aspects of the game for players in a small group setting. Hitting only groups are available. An emphasis on fundamentals, technique, physical conditioning, and mental approach will be stressed. Players will push each other as they improve and learn together. Individual players can be placed into an open group or arrange their own private group of friends/teammates (6 or more for private groups). 

  • 60-minutes Individual/Group Training $30 per player 

All Skills Camps (10-20 players) – Presents a three-week training camp covering hitting, fielding, throwing, baserunning and other aspects of the game. An emphasis on fundamentals, technique, physical conditioning, and mental approach will be stressed. Players will get plenty of instruction and repetition with age appropriate drills and practice per age-group. Ages 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U.

90 minutes/3-weeks $90 per player

  • Session 1 begins January 21
  • Session 2 begins February 11
  • Session 3 begins March 4
  • 8U & 10U at 9 AM
  • 12U & 14U at 10:30 AM

 

Pitching Camps (up to 16 players) – Provides a three-week training course covering pitching mechanics, mentality, and arm care. Players will get plenty of instruction and repetition with age appropriate drills and practice per age-group. Ages 10U & 12U.

90 minutes/3-weeks $90 per player

  • Session 1 begins Feburary 12
  • Session 2 begins March 5
  • 10U & 12U at 12:30PM

Position Camps – Covers position-specific drills and practice repetition. An emphasis on fundamentals, technique, physical conditioning, mental approach will be stressed. Players will get plenty of instruction and repetition with age appropriate drills and practice per age-group. Camps available: Infielders, Catchers, Baserunning, Pitching Mechanics, and Pitching Pick-Offs. Ages 11-14U, 15-HS. 

  • 120 minutes $80 per player

Little Sluggers – Provides an intro to baseball and softball for new players and T-ball participants.  Hitting, fielding, throwing, baserunning and other aspects of the game are covered, with an emphasis on fun and learning! Ages 5&6 or beginners. 

  • 90 minutes/4-weeks $100 per player or $30 per session
Session 1 begins February 11/12
 
Session 2 begins March 11/12

 

1 ON 1 TRAINING – Legends staff offers 1 on 1 training by appointment. January through March 1 on 1 sessions are limited. 

  • 60 minutes $10 deposit per player, fee varies per instructor

BASEBALL & SOFTBALL FIELD RENTAL

Legends Baseball and Softball Training Fields are available for your group or team to rent. Rental includes turf space, batting cage, pitching mounds, pitching machine, pocket nets, batting tees and other available training equipment. 

  • Middle Field – Batting Cage 60-minutes $85
  • Big Field – Full 60-minutes $110
  • Big Field  – Split (divided by net) 60-minutes $55

LEGENDS BASEBALL & SOFTBALL TRAINING STAFF

Bill Bates – Clarion University of PA

Coach Bates has over 20 years of experience coaching at various levels of youth, tournament, high school, and American Legion baseball. Bates was a second baseman for the NCAA Division II Clarion Golden Eagles from 1993-97, where he developed a passion for coaching and helping young players eager to improve. Bates returned home and was named head coach at his alma mater, Valley High School (2002-04), after serving as an assistant for several years prior. In addition to his recent work with Burrell Baseball Association, he has been an instructor at various youth camps in Western PA, including the Andrew McCutchen Baseball ProCamp and has provided personal baseball & softball training to youth, high school, and college players in recent years.

Kevin Rayburn – Clarion University of PA

Coach Rayburn has served on the Valley and Kiski Area coaching staffs. Kevin has several years invested working at the youth level with pitchers and outfielders as well as coaching area travel teams. Coach Rayburn has established a following as a private pitching instructor and baseball trainer the last two years. Kevin brings a passion for teaching the game and instilling in his players a strong work ethic and attention to detail.

Tyler Graham – Grove City College (Grove City, PA)
Coach Graham began his coaching career in 2022, becoming part of the travel baseball staff for Burrell.
After graduating from Kiski Area Graham played centerfield for the Grove City Wolverines from 2015-18,
where he further developed his knowledge and passion for the game. Graham realizes the impact a
coach can have on a player long after their athletic career concludes and wants to invest into the next
generation of athletes. He specializes in private hitting lessons, outfield training, and base running.
Graham brings a holistic coaching approach to develop players both physically and mentally.

Contact Coach Bill Bates for training questions and scheduling at b2bbaseballclub@gmail.com 


 

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