UPDATE! Assessments for Pinto through Pony are Saturday, January 25th. We will email assessments times the week of January 19th.
La Jolla Youth Baseball welcomes player registrations for the following divisions: (Player’s age as of August 31, 2020)
Shetland (Ages 4, 5 and 6) Pinto (Ages 7 and 8) Mustang (Ages 9 and 10) Bronco (Ages 11 and 12) Pony (Ages 13 and 14)
The regular season runs from February 29th through May (Player assessments are February 1st, practices start February 8th) Shetland players can expect to have one practice and one game per week. All other divisions can expect to have one practice during the week, one game during the week, and one game on Saturday.
Cost: Pony, Bronco, Mustang, and Pinto - $275; Shetland - $250 Family discounts available for each additional sibling.
Family discount information will be available when you register online. Registrations received after January 25, 2020 will be assessed a $50 late fee (except for Shetland), and player may not be guaranteed placement on a team.
If you live anywhere in San Diego County you are eligible to play in La Jolla
About the Clinic: The UCSD Tritons are one of the top NCAA Division II baseball teams in the country!They play in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). Next year UCSD will be playing Division 1 baseball in the Big West Conference which includes perennial top 20 teams Long Beach State and Cal State Fullerton.
Head Coach Eric Newman is in his ninth season with the Tritons and was named 2017, 2018 and 2019 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Diamond NCAA Division II West Region Coach of the Year and CCAA Coach of the Year in 2012 and 2019! He is now 387-230 for his ten years overall and 292-158 at UCSD!
A number of UCSD Tritons have been drafted by MLB teams including four players drafted from the 2018 team and 2 from last year’s World Series team!
For this LJYB Pre-Season Clinic, the UCSD Coaches and Players will conduct an age-appropriate clinic with multiple stations for small group activities with a focus on baseball fundamentals and individual instruction. In preparation for LJYB season players will work on the basics of warm-ups, throwing, fielding, base running, hitting and for the more advanced players – pitching and catching.
Questions or additional information? Please e-mail .
UCSD Triton Fall Baseball Clinics at Beautiful Triton Field LJ
Fall is officially here and that means the start of the extremely popular UCSD Triton Fall Baseball Clinics! These clinics are run by the same coaches that led the 2018 and 2019 UCSD Triton World Series baseball teams. This is a great opportunity for our LJYB players to learn from some of the best baseball coaches in the country at one of the top college baseball parks in Southern California!
To register for the clinic below email Matt Harvey at
, mention you are registering for the All Skills Baseball Camp and he will handle the rest.
The Triton fall clinic schedule is down to their last event!:
17-year Major League veteran, Reggie Smith (Boston Red Sox, St Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants and as a World Series Champion with the Los Angeles Dodgers) will be at our La Jolla Pony field to teach your kids the same process of natural hitting mechanics - vision, grip size, stance width, spine-angle, stride-length and swing mechanics - that he teaches current major league players. This is a great opportunity for your players to get ready for the upcoming baseball season which starts the first week of February.
Ryan Lehr was drafted in the 8th Round by the Atlanta Braves in 1997. He spent 12 years in Professional baseball as a third baseman, first baseman and outfielder for the Braves, Angels, Astros, Orioles and Royals organizations. He retired in 2008 with a .288 career average and 84 Minor League homeruns. In 2009 he began working as an understudy to Smith and has been successfully coaching kids in San Diego and Southern California since then.
The clinic is Saturday, December 21st and Sunday, December 22nd from 9:30 AM to 12:45 PM at our LJYB Pony field on Cliffridge Ave. To ensure each student gets necessary attention to detail the number of attendees are limited for each clinic, so be sure to register ASAP.
§How to build their own ideal athletic and balanced stance
§How to develop the proper swing plane
§How to improve visual perception
§How to maximize use of the legs and core
§How to drive the ball to opposite field
§How to hit off-speed pitches
§How to increase their power
§How to improve bat speed
§How to correct fundamental hitting flaws
During each clinic, players will be divided into small groups to have their mechanics, plate set-up, swing plane and bat-speed analyzed. Specific recommendations and solutions will be offered that are tailored to each individual to enhance the players development of optimal balance and mechanics.
JANUARY 3-5, 2020
VIKINGS WINTER BASEBALL CAMP
La Jolla Youth Baseball Pony Field
The camp provides a developmental approach to learning and understanding the fundamentals of hitting, pitching, fielding and base running. Additional instruction includes proper warm-up routines, a protocol for arm care, situational game strategies, mental/emotional management skills, and effective sleep/nutrition habits.
Jake Grosz, Vikings Baseball Program Director
Bob Allen, LJHS Baseball Varsity Coach
Steve Booth, LJHS Strength Coach
Ramon Robles, Vikings Baseball Coach
Current and Former LJHS Baseball Players and Coaches
If you want to change roster/contact information, including nickname, phone number, add email addresses, etc., you will need to access your "member profile." You can do that be selecting "Edit My Account" at the bottom of the blue vertical menu bar on the left side of the website. Just type in your email address and the site will send you a password to edit contact contact information. Any questions, contact us at:
Note also that all member profiles have a default to be notified about an upcoming game or practice. Several families have already commented that they appreciate this feature. But, if you no longer wish to receive these notifications, you can toggle them off at your member profile as well. You can also toggle on to have text reminders delivered to your mobile.