FINAL NYC Stars Spring 2018 Tryouts

By: The Baseball Center NYC

The response has been incredible ~ Come Experience The Baseball Center difference!!

NYC Stars Spring 2018 tryouts will be hosted at the Sports Underdome in Mt. Vernon (657 Garden Ave, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550 – 20min from UWS) THIS Sunday, Jan 7th @ the Sports Underdome from 6p – 8p.

We ask you to kindly RSVP as we anticipate receiving many players. Please contact Executive Director, Michael Lombardi – for additional information.

Players who are asked to join us for the spring must commit to our winter training program set to begin the week of January 16th through March 25th.

Better Winter Training – More Purposeful “ON_FIELD” time with an emphasis on situational play.
More Scrimmage time in conjunction with individual instruction. This will require more commitment (time & energy) from our players and families.


Sundays – @ TBC 5:30p – 7:00p OR Chelsea Piers, Stamford, CT (Time 6p-8p) OR Sports Under-Dome, Mt. Vernon, NY (Time 6p – 8p).

Hitting & Video Capture/Analysis:
Jason Stock (TBC Program Director; Certified Epstein Hitting Instructor)
Walter Velasquez (Current NYC Stars 12u Head Coach; University of Alabama)
200 Ground Ball Challenge & Infield Drilling
Mikael Mogues: Seton Hall University; Big-East All-Academic and All-Rookie Team; Current starting 1B for Rockland Boulders.
AJ Arroyo (Weber International Univ.; Independent Professional Baseball; TBC Outdoor League Head Coach)

Tuesdays – TBC Green Room – 6:30p – 8:00p.

Situational Hitting and Approach
Walter Velasquez
200 Ground Ball Challenge & Infield Drilling
Mikael Mogues

Wednesdays – TBC Blue Room Cage One: 6:30p – 7:30p.

Infield Drilling & Hitting
Edwin Solis (TBC Senior Instructor; Current NYC Stars 11u Head Coach)
Walter Velasquez
Mikael Mogues

Fridays – TBC Blue Room and Green Room 6:00p – 9:00p

Michael Lombardi (TBC Executive Director; Georgetown University; Philadelphia Phillies)
Joey McDonald (TBC Outdoor League Head Coach; Queensborough Community College; St. John’s Prep)
Stephen Fox (Current Assistant Coach NYC Stars 14u Team; Hofstra University; Boston Red Sox)
Walter Velasquez
Matthew Brown (TBC Outdoor League Head Coach; Queensborough Community College)
Additional scrimmage opportunities at House of Sports in Ardsley, NY, of which transportation will be provided.

Saturdays – TBC Full Facility Pitchers & Catchers 7:30a – 9:00a OR Sports Under-Dome, Mt. Vernon, NY (8:00a – 10:00a)

Michael Lombardi; Joey McDonald; Eric Hernandez; Coach Edwin Solis; Coach Walter Velasquez.

Players will be asked to attend three sessions at a minimum per week throughout the winter training program. (Pitchers will begin a slow progression program before stepping on the mound against live hitters.)


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