Two-time National Coach-of-the-Year Andy Lopez is proud to host the 2003 Arizona Baseball Academy at Frank Sancet Field on the campus of the University of Arizona. One of only seven active coaches with a national championship to his credit, the Wildcats' skipper has won over 700 career games and has taken three different teams to Omaha and the College World Series. His teams have made nine NCAA regional appearances and have won three regional titles. They have won seven conference titles and finished with 30 or more victories 16 times. Major League Baseball has taken 70 of his players in its amateur draft and he has mentored 19 All-Americans, 20 All-Region and 45 All-Conference players.
Campers that attend Coach Lopez's Academy will receive nationally renowned coaching and intensive instruction with an emphasis on hard work, hustle and FUN. Players of all ages and skills are invited to attend the first of the three five-day camps in July. The instructors and counselors will provide hands on instruction to help campers learn the fundamentals and techniques of baseball The High School All-Star Camps, from July 13-17 and 20-24, are reserved for the top prep players in the nation to come and compete with the best and improve their skills. Coach Lopez, the Arizona coaching staff and a select group of instructors will help develop the All-Star campers' talents and provide a stage for them to demonstrate their skills.
Open Session July 6-10, 2003 High School All-Star Camp I July 13-17, 2003 High School All-Star Camp II July 20-24, 2003
Open Session $300 Commuter/$400 Resident All-Star Camp $400 Commuter/$500 Resident
A deposit of half the total fee for the date of your campers session must accompany the registration form for all sessions. The remaining payment will be due at camp check-in. Campers may pay the full fee when sending in the deposit. Checks should be made payable to the Andy Lopez Baseball Academy. Please DO NOT send cash.
Check-in begins at 12 noon, next to the McKale Center ticket office, with the first session beginning at 3 p.m. on the first day.
The Andy Lopez Baseball Academy will be held at Frank Sancet Field on the campus of the University of Arizona. Home of the three-time national champion Arizona Wildcats, the beautiful facility provides an excellent environment for skill development, competition and fun.
Overnight campers will be housed in the Coronado Dorms located just minutes away from Sancet Field. The camp rooms are air conditioned and conveniently located across from the Park Avenue dining hall and a short walk away from the Student Union.
Resident campers will be provided with three square meals a day at the Park Avenue dining hall. Commuter campers will be served lunch at the dining hall. Snacks can also be purchased at the Student Union throughout the day.
The Andy Lopez Baseball Academy takes great pride in the safety and well being of all the campers who choose to attend. Academy counselors and staff will be available 24 hours a day during the course of the camp. The Andy Lopez Baseball Academy has zero tolerance policy towards any disruptive or unprofessional behavior both on and off the playing field. In the event any of unruly behavior were to occur, parents will be called immediately and asked to come and get their son. There will be absolutely no refunds or credits in such instances.
Campers are encouraged to bring the following equipment to enhance their baseball experience:
* Glove * Cleated Shoes * Tennis Shoes * Favorite Bat * Batting gloves * Swim Suit * Sunscreen * Catchers Gear (for catchers only) * Comfortable shorts/T-shirts for instruction and free time * Practice or game uniform/baseball pants for games * Towels * Sleeping bag/Pillow/Single bed sheets
Basic Academy Daily Schedule
7:30 a.m Wake up and Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Commuter Camper Dropoff 9 a.m Morning Instruction and Drills 12 noon Lunch 3 p.m. Afternoon Instruction and/or Games 5:30 p.m. Commuter Camper Pickup 5:45 p.m. Dinner 6:30 p.m. Evening Instruction and/or Games 8 p.m. Return to Dorm and Free Time 10:30 p.m. Lights out
For more information, please contact the Arizona baseball office at (520) 626-8859
This is not an official function of the University of Arizona.