Foundation Baseball School believes strongly in helping SFBS
players receive opportunities to showcase their talents.
Whether your goal is to be on the grade school team, to earn an athletic
scholarship, or to play professional baseball; SFBS
will remain committed to provide you with excellent training options
as well as genuine opportunities to have your skills showcased and improvements
recognized by coaches and scouts.
year, SFBS hosts a Pro
Tryout Camp where SFBS students take the
chance to be evaluated by professional baseball scouts from major league
teams including the Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, and New York
Mets. SFBS students aged 15 years and older, including
this year's graduating class, are invited to attend.
pro tryout camps are structured to include the following events:
students will run the 60 yd. dash
outfielders will throw:
balls from right field (approx. 250 ft)
balls thrown to third base
balls thrown to home plate
3rd basemen, shortstops, and 2nd basemen will field 6-8 ground balls
from shortstop and throw the ball to 1st base
1st basemen will field and throw 6-8 ground balls at 1st base and
throw to 3rd base
catchers will throw 5 balls to 2nd base with their catchers gear on
(Catchers must bring their own catching gear)
students will take batting practice taking 10-12 swings
pitchers will throw 10-15 pitches
professional, and MLB scouts are continually looking for new talent
and attending an SFBS/MLB sponsored showcasing event
will help provide baseball players with great exposure - or simply may
just be a dream come true for some players.
ran the Second Annual Pro Tryout Camp
at Saints Field in Dassel, MN on August 10, 2006. About 100 SFBS
students participated, with 10 students being selected to travel
to Illinois for a follow-up evaluation with the Atlanta Braves.
SFBS also ran the First Annual Pro Tryout Camp
with Harvey Kuenn, Regional Scout for the Milwaukee Brewers
major league baseball team (territory includes: MN, SD, ND, WI, IA,
NE, IL) in 2005.
very impressed with what you are doing. I understand it is a business,
but your enthusiasm and
sincerity make it
very worthwhile for
the young players
that seek your assistance.
really enjoyed working with you. He told me after the
night with you that
his new passion was
to play major league baseball, just so he
could tell the stories
that you tell."
player needing improvement, or
looking for personal, professional instruction to benefit from quality
from Mike Kingery.
Using many great examples from his
own career, a patient approach, and never being afraid to offer compliments,
has carved out a very successful niche that works! ... I have seen incredible
results for myself, as a college baseball player, and
the high school
players I coach."
so much for
all your work and
support of Chris. He thoroughly enjoys
working with you and your staff."