Youth Baseball

Fall Baseball  

Registration:  Lowcountry League: July 7 - 22, 2019
                          Instructional Program: July 7 - September 9, 2019


     

Baseball_250.jpgInstructional Baseball Program

The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department is excited to be partnering with Pro Performance Athletics for our Instructional Baseball Program. Head Instructor Mike Kozell and his staff are looking forward to teaching our young men and women the game of baseball! If you want to improve your game in an instructional environment with outstanding instructors this is the program for you. Sessions will start September 9th and will continue through October 16th. Sessions will be every Monday and Wednesday from 5:30-7:00pm on the Park West #1 baseball field. Participants need to report to the baseball field on Monday, September 9th by 5:00pm. For ages 7-12. Register online or in person at any MPRD building. Please be advised this program is for beginners only and is in a camp based setting.
   

Lowcountry League

   
The Lowcountry League is designed for skilled players in a team setting. Games in the Lowcountry League will be played twice a week Monday-Thursday throughout the Lowcountry area. Makeup games will be played on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings. Games will begin on September 9th and will continue through the beginning of November. A tryout will be held for the evaluation and placement of players on teams/leagues. Players must be evaluated and selected to a team. Not all players will be selected to a Lowcountry League team. If you are not selected to a team you will automatically be transferred into our Instructional Baseball Program. Age Groups 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 15-18. Schedules are posted under "Schedules and Standings" page. 
   


Spring Baseball

 


Registration Jan. 6 - 21, 2019
  

***Major Bat Change Rule Effective January 1, 2018***
Click Here for Details!
   

 


Recreation and Dixie Baseball

 
Games will be played weekdays with occasional Friday evening and Saturday morning games for rainouts. Each participant will receive a shirt and hat. A post-season tournament will be held at the end of the regular season for all leagues. No games will be held during Spring Break, however, practices will be permitted. All stars will be selected in all leagues.

Recreation Age Groups: 8, 9-10, 11-12, 15-18
Dixie Youth Age Groups: 9-10, 11-12
Dixie Boys Age Group: 13-14
Dixie Pre-Majors: 15-16
Senior League: 15-18
 
Official Manual and Rules   
Lightning Policy
  

Middle School Baseball Program

 
The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department is proud to announce they now offer a Middle School Baseball Program. Cario, Moultrie, and Laing will each have one team represented. Each team will keep up to 15 players (3 of which are pitcher only roster spots). All players must tryout for the school they are zoned for publicly. Players must be in grades 6-8. Call or email Ryan Johnson for more information.

(843) Baseball Father/Son Clinic

The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department is excited to partner with David Beckley and John Rhodes. David Beckley is the former Associate Head Coach and Recruiting Coordinator for The Citadel baseball program. He spent 16 years coaching and developing quality players. Over his career he has been a part of 7 Southern Conference titles at The Citadel. John Rhodes is Head Coach and Founder of the Diamond Devils baseball program, and a recent inductee into the Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame. Over 300 Diamond Devils have played Division I college baseball. 55 of John's former players have been professional draft picks, and 10 of those were first rounders! Additionally, 9 of his former players have played MLB.

Ages 5-13:
February 16 (9:00am-3:00pm @ Park West #3 and #4)
February 17 (12:00pm-5:00pm @ Park West #3 and #4)

(843) Baseball Father/Son Clinic Information Sheet
 

Hoke Shuler Catching Clinics **NEW**

Coach Hoke Shuler and some of his staff will be giving instruction on framing, illusion framing, FLOW, reading batters for weaknesses, observed velocity blocking, transfer, arm transfer, how to improve pop times, and catcher's secrets to improving your hitting!

Winter Sessions:
Ages 8-11: January 5, 12, and 19 (9:00am-11:00am @ Duffy Complex)
Ages 12-14: January 5, 12, and 19 (11:00am-1:00pm @ Duffy Complex)
Ages 15-18: January 7, 9, and 11 (6:00pm-7:00pm @ Wando South Baseball Field)

Summer Sessions:
Ages 8-11: July 6, 13, and 20 (9:00am-11:00am @ Duffy Complex)
Ages 12-14: July 6, 13, and 20 (11:00am-1:00pm @ Duffy Complex)
Ages 15-18: July 8, 10, and 12 (6:00pm-7:00pm @ Wando South Baseball Field)

Hoke Shuler Catching Clinics Winter Information Sheet
    


Volunteer to Coach


Volunteer Form
Background Check Form
Code of Ethics

Umpires Needed!!

 
Training will be provided free of charge. For more information please contact Orlando Sutton at mpsoa.opass@gmail.com or 843-709-9130.

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