"The Will to Prepare is infinately more important than the Will to Win." (Bobby Knight)
2012 Winter Workout/Tryouts Six Consecutive Saturdays beginning January 7th., 2012
New York Nine is proud to bring back our acclaimed winter workout / tryout for the 2012 season. . Registration is limited, and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. The Winter Workout/Tryout is designed to both improve the individual player’s skills, and prepare them for their upcoming Spring season. Our instructors have all participated and/or coached at the highest levels of baseball, and will pass their knowledge on to our enthusiastic and talented student-athletes.
This year's clinic will be offered at spacious Queens College, which provides two full hitting tunnels, ample space for defensive work and conditioning, multiple offensive stations, and for pitchers - indoor work and long toss. Speed improvement guru Ed Lovelace will be featured this year as well. We will focus on all aspects of the game – offensive skills, defensive skills, conditioning and flexibility, mental aspects and approaches as well as a separate pitching component. We will also offer nutritional information, off-season conditioning tips, and suggestions on how to successfully deal with the collegiate recruiting process. All potential New York Nine members will have the opportunity to showcase their desire to play the game at the highest level, and their overall work ethic. This ensures a fair and objective “try out”. The workout/tryout is available to all student athletes ages 10 and up who are interested in training with or for New York Nine.
You do not have to be a member of the New York Nine, nor want a tryout to participate. All you have to be looking to do is improve your individual skills.
Scheduled instructors to include (subject to availability):
Greg Mohardt (National Crosschecker, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim), Michael Pesce (Northeast Scout, Toronto Blue Jays), Nick Gorneault (Northeast Scout, Anaheim Angels), Ian Millman (President NY9/Associate Scout Toronto Blue Jays), Jose Bautista Jr. (Area Scout, Chicago White Sox), Jose Bautista Sr. (Pitching Coordinator, Chicago White Sox), Ed Lovelace (President Phew!sioneering/Arizona St. Track Recordholder), Stanley Latimer (Manager, Showcase Team), Tyler Abrams (Associate Head Coach Showcase Team, Hofstra University), Peter D'Elia (Manager Futures Team/NYIT), Richard Armento (St. John's University), Michael Mondesir (National D2 ERA leader 2009/Dominican College), Michael Buonississi (Bentley University), others...
Professional Baseball Staff Listed Alphabetically:
,Eric Alessio(Cincinnati Reds), Alibay Barkley (Anaheim Angels), Jonathan Bobea (Anaheim Angels), Mariel Checo (New York Yankees), Yi-Chang Chiang (Strength and Conditioning/Chicago Cubs), Keith Couch (Boston Red Sox), Roberto Delgado (San Francisco Giants), Carlos George (Milwaukee Brewers), George Isabel (New York Yankees), Jonathan Lewis (Florida Marlins), Thomas Koehler (Florida Marlins), Brandon McNelis (Anaheim Angels), James Mondesir (St. Louis Cardinals), Jean Carlos Rodriguez (Anaheim Angels), Viosergy Rosa (Florida Marlins), Anthony Smith (Arizona Diamondbacks), others...
Queens College (Fitzgerald Gymnasium - Upstairs). 65-30 Kissena Blvd Flushing, New York 11367.
For Players Born:
After May 1, 1996 - Six consecutive Saturdays – 8:30AM to 11:00AM
Before May 1, 1996 - Six Consecutive Saturdays – 1:30PM to 4:00PM
All Pitchers w/Catchers
Six Consecutive Saturdays – 11:00AM to 1:30PM
Either component (1.offense/defense or 2. pitching) is $495. If you wish to participate in the pitching component along with offense/defense, add $100 (total $595). SPACE IS LIMITED, and will be filled on a “first come, first served” basis. Catchers will participate in both components but will only pay for one..