UPDATE! Assessments for Pinto through Bronco are Saturday, January 25th. We will email assessments times the week of January 19th. Pony is Feb. 1st.
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
La Jolla Youth Baseball is partnering with Charlie Rose Baseball and Wilson Sporting Goods for a special LJYB Team Store with great deals on player equipment and apparel, fan apparel, training equipment and more! There are hundreds of "La Jolla" items for sale.
The #2 ranked UCSD Triton baseball coaches are once again holding their very popular evening clinics for youth players. These clinics are run by the same coaches that coach the Tritons baseball team. The Tritons have been to the college world series the last two years and are rated #2 in the country in the 2020 preseason polls!
Weekly Clinic Sessions 1-3
Tuesday night 6:00-6:45pm Hitting and 6:45-7:30 Pitching and Catching
Ages: Hitting 6-14 (no high schoolers), Pitching 6-14 (no high schoolers), Catching 8-14 (no high schoolers)
Session 1: January 14th – February 4th
Session 2: February 18th – March 10th
Session 3: March 17th – April 7th
*Potential session running the last 3 weeks of April, but to be determined.
These clinics require pre-registration and a 4-week commitment.
Cost is: Hitting $80, Pitching and Catching $80, both $160 ($20 per clinic)
The clinics will progress the instruction and drills each week to build a solid mechanical base for each participant.
*Pitching and Catching clinics happen at the same time, participants must choose one or the other to attend (you can do a few nights of each if you would like). Catchers must have their own gear and be 8 years old or older.
To register for any of the following activities, email me at
with the session number and clinic(s) you would like to register for and I will add you to the list. For example, “I want to register for sessions 1, 2 and 3 for hitting and pitching”.
Summer Camp dates are as follows, registration with early bird pricing will be available shortly on our website.
At these camps we cover all skills and drills and play a lot of fun and competitive games.
2020 Reggie Smith and Ryan Lehr Pre-Season Hitting Clinic
2020 Reggie Smith and Ryan Lehr
Pre-Season Hitting Clinic
The Pure Swing is a Southern California based performance academy established by 17-year Major League Baseball veteran, former USA Baseball Hitting Coach, Los Angeles Dodger, and Red Sox Hall of Famer Reggie Smith, and partner Ryan Lehr. Smith, a 7-time Major League All Star and World Series Champion, is one of the most sought after hitting instructors in all of baseball.
Don't miss this All Star learning and development experience for youth, high school and collegiate athletes aspiring to play at a higher level to gain valuable insight, instruction, useful tips and keys to build a powerful and natural swing from the ground up.
Players will learn:
How to set-up in the batter's box
How to build their own ideal athletic and balanced stance
Dates and Times: Saturday February 1 1-4 pm; Sunday February 2 9 am - 12 pm Location: Cliffridge Park Pony Field and Batting Cages Address: 8355 Cliffridge Ave La Jolla, CA. 92037
To ensure each student gets necessary attention to detail the number of attendees are limited for each Clinic, so be sure to register ASAP to ensure your child's slot. Please signup online to secure your space.
$159 One Day (Choose Saturday or Sunday)
$259 Two Days
Or, call Ryan Lehr at (619) 846-8368 for information.
Matt Hensley Baseball Clinic February 8th 10:00 AM Pony Field
MATT HENSLEY BASEBALL CLINIC
Matt Hensley played 8 years of professional baseball including two years in the major leagues as a hard throwing pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels. Coach Hensley has been coaching youth baseball since his retirement from professional baseball in 2010. Matt, through his Hensley Baseball program, is dedicated to teaching the integrity and fundamentals of the game of baseball and to help guide and lead players to the next level.
Matt and his extremely experienced staff of coaches is committed to providing the best learning atmosphere, the best competition, and developing players, both physically and mentally, while enjoying the fun of the game.
During this free two hour clinic Matt and his coaching staff will cover all of the fundamentals of baseball including hitting, infield, outfield, pitching, base running and more. This is a great opportunity to learn from one of the top baseball programs in San Diego.
Over 25 current and former La Jolla Youth Baseball players are training with Hensley Baseball here in La Jolla!
About the Clinic: The Varsity team is led by Head Coach Gary Frank. For this exclusive LJYB Clinic, the Viking Coaches & Players will conduct a two-hour clinic with multiple stations and drills for small group activities with a focus on baseball fundamentals and individual instruction. Players will work on the basics of warm-ups, throwing, fielding, base running, hitting and for the more advanced players – pitching & catching. All participants must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. A copy of the waiver can be found here.
Questions or additional information? Please e-mail
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