Jamestown Tigers Baseball Camp Scheduled For July13
The Jamestown Tigers Kids Camp for youngsters 5-15 is set for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on July 13 at the Martin Road Sports Complex, according to coach Joe Spoto.
It costs $75 per player and $60 if registered and paid by July 7. It is an additional $50 for each additional sibling and $40 if registered and also paid by July 7.
Lunch is provided with an optional parents session from noon-1 p.m. and a free T-shirt will be given away.
Nick Green, former major league infielder and a former Jamestown Jammer, is among the instructors. Green has 15 years of experience with eight major league teams, including the Florida Marlins, Atlanta Braves, the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees.
He is the only player in major league history to hit a walk-off home run for the Braves against the Red Sox and for the Red Sox against the Braves.
Dr. George Carlo will also be in attendance and is in his sixth season as performance coach in the Detroit Tigers’ organization. Carlo is a Jamestown High School graduate and he spoke at this year’s graduation.
Carlo has published more than 200 papers in health sciences, written four books and is founder of the Secrets of Champions sports performance programs. His training and experience covers medicine, neurophysiology and mind-body experience.
Also on the staff is Jordan Basile, another JHS graduate. Basile, the all-time leader in hits at Fredonia State, has accepted a position at Lake Eric College after serving as an assistant coach at the University at Buffalo.
Spoto is coaching the Tigers’ 19-And-Under Travel Team and was an assistant at Frewsburg in addition to managing Jamestown in the 2011 13-15 Babe Ruth World Series and coaching at Jamestown Community College.