Description: Spring Training “Team Camp” and Tournament in the Valley of the Sun
Date: March 25– 29 (Monday – Friday)
Where: Mesa, Arizona
Objective: Training camp/games for Midget aged Team over 5 days in the Valley of the sun starting Monday, March 25th and ending Friday, March 29th. The camp will give the opportunity for each individual player and team to work on skill development with their Team Coaches along with former MLB players, coaches and scouts over the 5 days. A great opportunity to prepare for the upcoming season under the guidance of those that have played with and trained the best in the game.
Overview and what is included for Team Camp week:
- Instruction in all aspects of the game under the watchful eyes of an elite instructional staff
- Exhibition Games followed by a tournament with your team that will start in the middle of the week.
- Game ticket for MLB spring training game and potential College game
- All costs associated with fields, games, tournament, umpires and special guests
Team Hotel Link:
This is event is stay and play, follow the link to book your team’s hotel.
File # 50265
After logging in perform the following:
Step 1) Click Submit
Step 2) Click “Reserve Individual Room” to make an individual reservation. Please make sure that all the information is accurate before accepting the individual cancellation policy and clicking submit. After you have submitted your reservation online you cannot edit your booking. To make changes to your reservation, please call us toll free at 1-866-861-TEAM (8326). If Calling in, team members MUST have the file # (50265) on hand.
CSTT does not charge credit cards. The Hotel requires this information to secure your rooms, certain hotels will require a deposit, please check the team booking form.
March 25 to 29 – Desert Spring Classic – Midget event
Monday, March 25 Practice 10 – 12pm & Intersquad 6 – 8:30
Tuesday, March 26 Practice 10 – 12pm & Exhibition Game 1:30 – 4 MLB Game 6:30pm (Dodgers & Angels)
Wednesday Morning to Friday evening – March 27 – 29: Desert Spring Classic tournament begins – games TBA. Extra specialty developments stations and practice between tournament schedule.
*Times are subject to change and adjust to enhance overall program and accommodate field availability*
Staff will include – (Along with Midget Coaching staff)
Marty Lehn – Former Canadian Olympic team coach, MLB scout and Big League Experience Camps
Bob Didier – 5 time World Series champion with Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees and former MLB catcher
Albie Lopez – 12 year MLB pitcher and World Series Champion with Arizona D-Backs
Eddie Marin – Coach of Arizona Blue Jays Scout team – Mesa College baseball
Orv Franchuk – Former Professional player and manager. Orv was a hitting coach in the Boston Red Sox Organization during 2004 Championship season.
Ray Brown: Former player at Long Beach State University that went on to play professional baseball and then coach in the pro ranks. Ray was the head coach with the Edmonton Prospects organization of the WMBL (Collegiate baseball league).
Special Guest: Shea Hillenbrand – Two time MLB All – Star.