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Mid-Atlantic Regional
Pitching & Catching Weekend (Ages 12-14)

Baseball Factory’s Pitching & Catching Weekend offers players, ages 12 to 14, the opportunity to work with top-notch members of our professional staff in order to hone position-specific skills.

October 19 - 20, 2019

Factory Athletics Training Facility / Columbia, Maryland

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Players Receive:

Comprehensive Learning Experience 

  • Two-day, high-performance athletic atmosphere
  • Learn to hone your pitching delivery at every step
  • Professional instruction with video analysis to breakdown your pitching mechanics
  • Develop a mix of pitches that fit your pitching style
  • Learn the defensive aspects of the position

Professional Instruction

  • Comprehensive itinerary designed by our Factory professional pitching staff to ensure arm safety and development
  • Coaching staff of former and current collegiate and professional pitchers and pitching coaches

Personalized Training by Position

Pitchers receive over 60% of the available college baseball scholarship money. Let Baseball Factory’s coaches help you refine your pitching mechanics and increase your velocity so that you gain the attention of recruiters and scouts. Learn proper arm maintenance, how to throw sharp breaking balls and how to carry out pick-offs.

Catchers are expected to be leaders on the field. Through a series of specialized drills, players will master receiving and throwing techniques, blocking skills, mechanics for throwing out base-stealers and a game plan for calling pitches. There’s more to being a successful catcher than just catching and throwing. Learn the techniques that can help you succeed and propel you towards college baseball and beyond.

Top Notch Instruction from our team of coaches that has previously included:

  • Mike Landis: Mike currently oversees the FDI Program at the Factory as the Director of Player Development. After playing collegiately at Montgomery College where he played in two JUCO World Series, Landis joined the Factory in 2012 and has helped to run events across the country such as Pirate City, Vero Beach, Cape Cod, as well as Little League and National Tryout events. He was the Assistant Head Coach and Recruiting Director at Hood College in Frederick, MD from 2014 to 2016 and the Head Coach at Seneca Valley High School in Maryland in 2014.
  • Rich Gaynor: Rich is a current assistant coach for Alvernia University Baseball Program. Gaynor was signed by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 6th round of the 1980 draft out of Bullard High School in Fresno, California. Originally drafted as an outfielder, Gaynor was converted to a pitcher in 1981. After playing six years with Phillies organization reaching AAA, he signed as a free agent with the Chicago White Sox in 1987.  In addition to working with Alvernia, he is also the pitching coach for the Grand Slam Blue rocks travel program, which is a nine-time nationally ranked travel baseball program. Gaynor works as a coach and scout here at the Factory.
  • Brian Tollberg: Former MLB pitcher and current Baseball Factory Pitching Coordinator. Tollberg played for the San Diego Padres from 2001 to 2004. He also played for the Milwaukee Brewers and Colorado Rockies organizations. Before going pro, Brian played collegiately at the University of North Florida. He has worked with countless Baseball Factory pitchers.
  • Rodney Spradlin: Rodney is a current member of the Virginia Hall of Fame and Baseball Factory Senior Pitching coach. He played collegiately at Caron-Newman in Tennessee.

Take the necessary steps to become a complete player at the Pitching & Catching Weekend!

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Event Info

October 19-20

Factory Athletics Training Facility / Columbia, Maryland

*Please note: Sample itinerary posted is from 2018 event. Information on the 2019 event will be posted at a later date.

Closest Airport and Train Station:

  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport
  • Baltimore/Washington Airport Train Station

 Important Weekend Info:

**Saturday – check-in 1:00 pm (1:30 pm – 5:30 pm) and Sunday (1:00 pm – 5:00 pm)

**Please keep in mind that these times are subject to change. We will notify families of any changes prior to the event, typically 2-3 days before your event begins**

  • Players and their parents/guardians are responsible for booking their own lodging (if necessary)
  • Players and their parents/guardians are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Baseball Factory Training Facility and/or any other facility used
  • Players will be provided lunch on Sunday
  • Players need to bring all necessary baseball equipment for training. Turfs or Tennis Shoes ONLY
  • Players receive a detailed player info pack upon registration
  • Parents welcome

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