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LJYB - La Jolla Youth Baseball Store - Grand Opening

Hello La Jolla Youth Baseball Families,

Get your LJYB swag for the upcoming season.

Enjoy a 20% discount, please use the coupon code: GEAR. Code expires 12/15/2022 so get your orders in today!

https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/california/lajolla/la-jolla-youth-baseball

Thank you,

LJYB


by posted 11/17/2022
LJYB & UCSD - The Return of the Triton's Clinics - Ages 5-13

Hello LJYB Families,

 

UCSD Triton’s clinics are back. Please see below for all pertinent information and please contact Dane Stankiewicz to reserve your slot.

 

Thank you,

LJYB

 

Triton Youth Hitting and Pitching clinic! 4-week programs run by the UC San Diego baseball staff specifically designed for youth players learning the fundamentals of baseball.

 

Session 1:

Hitting Clinic: ages 5-13, 6:30 – 7:15pm, $100 for four weeks.

Hitting clinic is designed for players to learn the fundamentals of hitting. We will use drills, competitions, and fun games in the batting cage and on the field. Each week we will build upon the things learned previously in the clinic.

 

Pitching Clinic: ages 5-13, 7:30 – 8:15pm, $100 for four weeks.

Pitching clinic will teach the basic mechanics of pitching including the wind-up and stretch. This clinic is also valuable for those looking to improve their throwing fundamentals.

 

Clinics are run by assistant coach Dane Stankiewicz with the help of current Triton players. We ask that the parents and players commit to the full four weeks. There are only 25 spots available for both hitting and pitching so please secure your spot ASAP.

 

Hitting and pitching sessions are separate but players are allowed to participate in both. Hitting clinic costs $100 for all four nights. Pitching clinic costs $100 for all four nights. To do both hitting and pitching clinic will cost $200 for the four weeks.

 

WHERE: Triton Ballpark (directions will be sent in an email before night one)

WHEN: Hitting @ 6:30 – 7:15, Pitching @ 7:30 – 8:15

Dates:  Oct. 4th, Oct 11th, Oct. 18th, and Oct. 25th  (Tuesday nights)

 

Payment in either cash or check and will be collected at check-in of week one.

To reserve your spot please email or text assistant coach Dane Stankiewicz and include which you are registering for, hitting, pitching, or both, as well as age of participant.

Hitting and Pitching Clinic Session 2 will be held in November on the following dates, Nov.1st, Nov. 8th, Nov. 15th, and Nov. 29th. You can reserve your spot for this session now as well.

 

Any questions about anything please reach out.

Contact:   , (480)-280-1111

 

* Private 1 on 1 lessons are available for any baseball specific activities as well. Use contact above.


by posted 09/13/2022
LJYB - Fall Clinics - Ages 4-7

Hello La Jolla Youth Baseball Families,

We are beginning to dial in some clinics for the fall.

Below, please find some information in regards to some weekly events for LJYB’s youngest ballplayers.

Please communicate directly with the listed coaches with any questions and/or to register.

Note that these clinics will begin on Saturday, September 10 and will continue on every Saturday throughout the fall.

Thank you,

LJYB

 

Tiny Sluggers

Training for overall development as a ballplayer with exercises and drills designed to benefit players of all skill levels. Players can expect to train and improve their hitting, fielding, throwing, catching, base running and overall knowledge of the game. Players are grouped by age/skill level with minimal player to coach ratio to maximize personal instruction and repetitions.

Rookie Division (4-6 years old)
Training for players and families with little to no baseball experience. Clinics are designed to introduce players to the baseball culture and teach the fundamental skills of the game.
Max 15 players

Sluggers Division (5-7 years old)
Training for players with previous baseball experience. Players can expect to perform advanced exercises designed to sharpen their skills and increase confidence going into league play.
Max 15 players

Cost: Free for first clinic, $20 thereafter

RSVP:
Coach Cesar

619-695-3976

TIme and Day:
Clinics are 1 hour
Rookie Division Saturdays at 1:00PM
Sluggers Division Saturdays at 2:15PM

Shetland Field

 


by posted 08/31/2022
LJYB - Bishop's Baseball Clinic - Saturday, December 3, 11-1

Hello LJYB Families,

Can’t stop. Won’t stop.  

Here’s another one:

Bishop’s Baseball Clinic - -

Gearing up for some December baseball? LJYB has you covered. We have partnered with Bishop's Head Coach B.K. Santy and the Bishop’s high school baseball team to bring LJYB an afternoon filled with fun and fundamentals. This clinic will cover hitting, throwing, fielding, outfield defense, and baserunning. Do not miss this! 

Cost: Free

Date: Saturday, December 3

Time: 11:00AM to 1:00PM

Ages: 4-14

Location: Pony Field

RSVP: Via the provided link - http://assn.la/UserForm.asp?RegID=235574&org=LJYB.org

Thank you,

LJYB


by posted 08/20/2022
LJYB - Pitching Clinics with Tim Tisch

Hello LJYB Families,

Please see below for two exciting opportunities for improvement on the mound.

Pitching Clinics with La Jolla's Resident/Esteemed Pitching Coach, TIm Tisch.

Clinic Details (Pitching)
Whether you are a first year Mustang or a seasoned Bronco veteran, players will benefit from this clinic. Through individual instruction and small group work, players will focus on mechanics, mound presence and overall performance on the mound.

Coaching Bio:
Tim is one of the premier pitching coaches in San Diego County.  His career has spanned nearly two decades.  He was drafted out of Mesa College by the Chicago White Sox.  His early success included a no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals organization.  While with the White Sox Tim learned from their best pitching coaches.  Tim's passion for coaching began after his professional career ended.  He has worked with some of the elite travel ball organizations including the San Diego Saints and the Del Mar Powerhouse. Tim was recently the Varsity Pitching Coach at The Bishop's School in La Jolla.  In his first season he helped lead the Knights to the CIF championship game.  

Cost: Free

Ages: Mustang and Bronco, 2023 season ages

Dates: Saturday, December 10, 2022 & Saturday January 7, 2023

Limit: 20 slots per session so please only register for one session per player.

Time: 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Field: Bronco field in December, Pony field in January

RSVP: 619.889.4835 or email 

Thank you,

LJYB


by posted 08/19/2022
LJYB - Clinic with Schuman, Volger & Lehr - Saturday, January 28

Hello LJYB Families,

 

No surprise, we have another great clinic for you.

 

Clinic Details:

 

Whether you have been playing baseball all fall or you are looking to shake off the rust before the spring season, we have just the clinic for you. Join Coaches Bobby Schuman, Brett Volger, and Ryan Lehr in what will be one of the biggest clinics of the winter. Hitting. Catching. Throwing. Fielding. Love of the game. This clinic will deliver all this and more. Great instruction, the right techniques, and the reps players need to improve. When the new season starts, you will be ready! 

 

Location: Pony Field

Date: Saturday, January 28, 9:00AM to 11:00AM

Ages: 6  14

Cost: Free – if registered for the 2023 season

 

RSVP:  http://assn.la/UserForm.asp?RegID=236455&org=LJYB.org

Bobby Schuman Bio:
A product of La Jolla Youth Baseball and La Jolla High School, Bobby played Division one baseball at multiple schools. After graduating college with a degree in Economics, he played two short seasons of professional baseball in the Pecos League. Over the course of his career, he has been fortunate enough to have been coached and mentored by many great athletes and coaches including Reggie Smith, Tom House, Drew Brees, Ryan Braun, Jack Kemp, and Ryan Lindley. Bobby got his start in coaching at Coast Baseball and Sport Fitness as a hitting instructor and youth camp director and currently finished his 4th season as the Head Baseball Coach of Ted Williams' Alma Mater - Hoover High School. He loves to share his wealth of knowledge with kids to help guide them on the field, in the classroom, and most importantly, in life. Bobby also owns and operates a holiday and event lighting company in San Diego.

Brett Volger Bio:
Another local San Diego product, Brett played four years of Varsity Baseball at La Jolla High School. To this day he still holds the school records for most games played and most hit by pitches. After high school Brett played at Colorado Mesa University and San Diego Mesa College. He helped coach La Jolla High's JV Baseball team for two years and has been coaching travel baseball for five years. He is considered one of the premier infield coaches in all of San Diego. Brett went on to earn his degree in Political Science from San Diego State. He is also a certified personal trainer.

Ryan Lehr Bio:

Under the direction of seven-time all-star Reggie Smith, who is currently the hitting coach for USA Baseball, Ryan has developed instruction focusing on the physics and biomechanics of the power swing. 

Thank you,

LJYB


by posted 08/18/2022
LJYB - UCSD Clinics for Kids & Parents - February 5th

Dear LJYB Families,

Calling all coaches, players and parents. As we gear up for the start of the season, please take advantage of this great opportunity. There is something for everyone on February 5th at LJYB! Details below.

UCSD Tritons Clinic:
Coach Mike Ramazzotti and Coach Dane Stankiewicz along with some UCSD Triton ballplayers will be hosting a league wide clinic. The UCSD clinic is a favorite among LJYB families and this clinic will provide one of the last opportunities for our players to sharpen their games before we shift into regular season mode. Numerous stations will focus on all aspects of the game with an emphasis on fundamentals.

Date: Sunday, February 5th
Time: 1-3pm
Ages: 4-14
Location: Pony Field

Cost: Free – if registered for the 2023 season

RSVP: http://assn.la/UserForm.asp?RegID=236489&org=LJYB.org

 

Clinic for Coaches and Parents: 
As we ramp closer to Opening Day, the tendency is to turn the volume up in anticipation of the season ahead. At LJYB, we’d like to turn the volume down and be a bit more measured in our approach. This is our means of attempting to do so. Houston Astros’ coach Mike Ramazzotti is returning for a second year in a row and he will spend 30 minutes preparing our coaches and parents for the season ahead with some of his experiences and teachings geared toward the emotional and mental game of baseball.  

Date: Sunday, February 5th 
Time: 1:30-2pm
Ages: Coaches and Parents
Location: Bronco Field Bleachers

Cost: Free – if registered for the 2023 season

RSVP: http://assn.la/UserForm.asp?RegID=236456&org=LJYB.org

As a refresher, we recorded Ram at our fields on February 12, 2022 so the information continues to be relevant. Please be prepared for a few curse words along the way and a hefty dose of knowledge about the best way to interact with your kids and their friends as a baseball parent. Please enjoy: https://www.leagueathletics.com/Default.asp?org=LJYB.org

Thank you,

LJYB

 


by posted 08/17/2022
LJYB - Community Service - Feeding San Diego

Hello LJYB Families,

We continue to be proud of our league’s most recent partnership with Feeding San Diego.

You can learn more about their program here - - https://feedingsandiego.org/.

You can sign up to volunteer here - - https://volunteer.feedingsandiego.org/.

It’s easy to register. From there, you can rally a crew of LJYB families and make it happen.

When you arrive, please let them know that you are from LJYB as we are starting to make an imprint via our collective hard work.

Thank you,

LJYB

 

by posted 08/17/2022
Houston Astros coach Mike Ramazzotti

If you have any questions about the proper perspective, we'd recommend digging in for 30 minutes as Houston Astros coach Mike Ramazzotti shares his outlook on the game. We recorded this at our fields on February 12th so the information continues to be relevant. Please be prepared for a few curse words along the way and a hefty dose of knowledge about the best way to interact with your kids and their friends as a baseball parent.


by posted 04/01/2022
LJYB IN THE NEWS

Beach & Bay Battle Tournament

LJYB, in conjunction with Tecolote, hosted the 1st annual Beach & Bay Battle Tournament.  The Beach & Bay Battle Tournament drew 58 youth baseball teams.


Celebrating 70 Years of LJYB

LJYB recently celebrated our 70th season and honored our current Decade on the Diamond class. 


Landis Sims with Zimmer Brothers & Zach Plesac Clinic

LJYB recently hosted Landis Sims on our Pony field to hear his inspirational story of perseverance.  Active major leaguers, and LJYB alums, Bradley and Kyle Zimmer, were on hand as was another MLB pitcher, Zach Plesac.

Landis's story:

 


Field Work at San Diego American Little League

The LJYB community recently partnered with San Diego American Little League to prepare Memorial Community Park for the upcoming season.   

 


Cliffridge Park Beautification Project

LJYB received approval to beautify the Cliffridge Park turnabout.

 


LJYB hosts 2021 Pony Baseball Southwest Regional Tournment

LJYB hosted 67 teams at our Cliffridge Park for PONY All-Stars at nine different age levels (6-14)!


by posted 01/25/2022
Cliffridge Park Beautification Project – Phase Two

Cliffridge Park Beautification Project Phase 2

Cliffridge Park Beautification Project Plan 2

 

 


by posted 01/24/2022
Cliffridge Park Beautification Project

Cliffridge Park Beautification Project Phase 1


by posted 01/23/2022
How to Change Contact Info

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.

 


by posted 02/10/2010
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