Broadcasting Program

Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy
Broadcasting Program
Dates: October 5th – November 9th

Class Meetings: Wednesdays

Location: Urban Youth Academy in Compton

Ages: 13 – 18

Attention all baseball and softball academy members, the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy will be having a free broadcasting program. Classes will provide information on the varying career paths within the industry, hands-on instruction, and project assignments. Content will consist of public speaking, writing, producing, editing, filming, and more. Participants will have an opportunity to be involved in special MLB Urban Youth Academy events. Come take advantage of this great learning and networking opportunity!

Requirements:

  1. Attend every class session.

  2. Submit a typed one-page double-spaced paper explaining why you want to participate in this program and what you want to learn from it.

 

 

Limited to first 20 persons. Deadline for submissions is Friday, September 30th

Please email all submissions to Andree Pacheco at Andree.Pacheco@mlb.com

For more information, please call (310) 763-3479

SOFTBALL – FREE Clinic Saturday 10/08 Now Also Open to Academy SOFTBALL Members Ages 13 to 18

Attention Academy Softball Members Ages 7 to 12 and NOW Ages 13 to 18 also!!!

The Long Beach State Softball team will be hosting a FREE clinic for Academy members Ages 7 to 18 on Saturday, October 8, 2016 on our softball field.

Receive instruction from Long Beach State softball coaches and players, meet the team, coaches and more!!! You must be an Academy member to attend.

RSVP to Shayna.kimbrough@mlb.com with your name and age to reserve a spot NOW!!!

  • Saturday, October 8, 2016
    • 11 A.M. Registration
    • Clinic at 11:30 A.M.
    • UYA softball field
    • RSVP to Shayna.Kimbrough@mlb.com to reserve a spot with:
      • Your Name
      • Age
      • Must be an Academy Member

Email Shayna.Kimbrough@mlb.com for more information.

Thank you,

  • Staff

SAT 09/24 BASEBALL – Open Workout for Ages 13 to 17 CANCELLED to Host Exclusive College Showcase Camp for Academy Members 9th through 12th grade

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Saturday 09/24/2016 – Ages 13 to 17 BASEBALL Open Workout has been CANCELLED

All other workouts will continue as scheduled

New Exclusive opportunity For Academy Baseball Members – Academy members 9th grade through 12th grade on Saturday 09/24/2016

Urban Youth Academy & Trosky Baseball Presents the Learn4Life College Showcase Camp – A complete Educational Experience!

  • WHEN: September 24, 2016 at the Urban Youth Academy in Compton from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Check-in at 08:30 a.m. – Academy members 9th grade through 12th grade ONLY
    • Must be an Academy member to participate!!!
      • New/non-Academy members must complete and submit an Academy Membership Application to our office prior to start of the event
      • $25 membership donation requested
      • Links to membership applications and general Academy information located on the right-side column of this blog
  • WHO CAN ATTEND: Academy Members 9th grade through 12th grade ONLY
    • Parents are highly encouraged to listen, watch and observe during the camp (NO FIELD ACCESS)
  • CAMP STAFF: College Coaches, Trosky Baseball Staff, MLB Scouts, Urban Youth Academy Instructors and current College Players
  • ATTIRE: Baseball attire, hat, cleats (BOTH regular athletic shoes AND baseball cleats)
  • COST: FREE to Academy Members ($25 Academy membership donation requested at time of new membership registration)

PURPOSE:

  1. To connect Academy members with College Coaches helping them receive college scholarships and opportunities to play college baseball.
  2. To provide exposure to the different levels of college baseball – DI, DII, DIII, NAIA, in-state JC (Community College), and out-of-state JC (Community College).
  3. To educate both parents and players. The educational piece of camp will take place towards the end of camp in which all 6 colleges will speak specifically about their institution, academically and athletically, answering questions and addressing the importance of academics and what it takes to be a successful student athlete in college. Current College Players will also attend and be speaking.
  4. To teach and stress the importance of the 6th Tool (Self-discipline / Self-motivation / Self-control / Self-confidence)
  5. To advance the skills of the players through our 5 Tool Training model
  6. Learn4Life presentation about the importance of academics and character development and what their charter school offers to high school students.

AGENDA:

  • Camp Introduction
  • Mental Game / 6th Tool Player Talk
  • Run / Stretch / Catch
  • 5 Tool Testing (power hit tool, hit tool, run tool, throw tool & field tool)
  • Bull pens
  • Defensive Testing / Defensive Training
  • Simulated Baseball Game
  • College Coach’s Presentation
  • Learn4Life Talk on Academics
  • Camp Closer

Thank you,

– Staff

FREE Clinic for Academy SOFTBALL Members Ages 7 to 12

Attention Academy Softball Members Ages 7 to 12

The Long Beach State Softball team will be hosting a FREE clinic for Academy members ages 7 to 12 on Saturday, October 8, 2016 on our softball field.

Receive instruction from Long Beach State softball coaches and players, meet the team, coaches and more!!! You must be an Academy member to attend.

Please RSVP Shayna.kimbrough@mlb.com with your name and age to reserve a spot NOW!!!

  • Saturday, October 8, 2016
    • 11 A.M. Registration
    • Clinic at 11:30 A.M.
    • UYA softball field
    • RSVP to Shayna.Kimbrough@mlb.com to reserve a spot with:
      • Your Name
      • Age
      • Must be an Academy Member

Email Shayna.Kimbrough@mlb.com for more information.

Thank you,

  • Staff

UPDATE!!! Baseball – Ages 5 to 7 – Saturday Workout Time Change NOW 9 A.M. to 10 A.M.

For Academy Members Ages 5 to 7 – PLEASE NOTE:

  • Baseball workout times scheduled for Academy members Ages 5 to 7 on Saturdays have changed to 9 A.M. to 10 A.M.
    • Ages 5 to 7 — Introduction to Baseball (T-Ball) for on the Youth Baseball Field
      • SATURDAY: 09/10, 09/17, 09/24 from 9 A.M. to 10 A.M.

Please refer to the September 2016 Baseball Workout Schedule for more detailed information reflecting changes that have been made.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO ALWAYS CHECK OUR BLOG FOR ANY UPDATES AND LAST MINUTE CHANGES

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Thank you,

– Staff

ACADEMY CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Academy Members, Families and Friends,

The Academy will be closed on the following days for the Labor Day weekend:

  • SATURDAY 09/03/2016—NO WORKOUTS—ACADEMY CLOSED
  • SUNDAY 09/04/2016—NO WORKOUTS—ACADEMY CLOSED
  • MONDAY 09/05/2016—LABOR DAY—NO WORKOUTS—ACADEMY CLOSED

The Academy office will be open on Friday 09/02/2016 from 9 A.M. to 12 P.M. — NO WORKOUTS on Friday.

Thank you and have a safe Labor Day weekend!!!

– Staff

 

SEPTEMBER 2016 BASEBALL & SOFTBALL OPEN WORKOUT SCHEDULES

Academy Members, Friends and Family,

The workout schedules for September 2016 are now available. Please read carefully to make yourself aware of any new changes. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

REMINDER: Always check our BLOG before heading to the Academy to make sure there are no last-minute changes or cancellations of scheduled workouts.

Academy Members, please arrive 15 to 30 minutes prior to scheduled workout times.

NO WORKOUTS DATES for Baseball AND Softball

  • FRIDAY 09/02/2016—NO WORKOUTS—ACADEMY OFFICE OPEN 9 A.M. to 12 P.M.
  • SATURDAY 09/03/2016—NO WORKOUTS—ACADEMY CLOSED
  • SUNDAY 09/04/2016—NO WORKOUTS—ACADEMY CLOSED
  • MONDAY 09/05/2016—LABOR DAY—NO WORKOUTS—ACADEMY CLOSED

Academy CLOSED on Mondays

SOFTBALL

Please refer to the September 2016 Softball Workout Schedule for more detailed information.

BASEBALL

Please carefully read the September 2016 Baseball Workout Schedule for more detailed information as changes have been made.

  • September 2016 Baseball Workout Schedule
    • Ages 5 to 7 — Introduction to Baseball (T-Ball) for  on Youth Baseball Field
      • SATURDAY: 09/10, 09/17, 09/24 from 1 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.
    • Ages 8 to 12
      • WEDNESDAYS: 09/07, 09/14, 09/21, 09/28 from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M.
      • FRIDAYS: 09/09, 09/16, 09/23, 09/30 from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M.
      • SATURDAYS: 09/10, 09/17, 09/24 from 10 A.M. – 12 P.M.
    • Ages 13 to 17
      • TUESDAYS: 09/06, 09/13, 09/20, 09/27 from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M.
      • THURSDAYS: 09/01, 09/08, 09/15, 09/22, 09/29 from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M.
      • SATURDAYS: 09/10, 09/17, 09/24 from 10 A.M. – 12 P.M.
      • SUNDAYS: 09/11, 09/18, 09/25 from 10 A.M. – 12 P.M.

Please refer to the September 2016 Baseball Workout Schedule for more detailed information

Academy CLOSED Mondays—PLEASE REFER TO THE September 2016 Baseball Workout Schedule.

OFFICE HOURS:

Our office hours are listed below for new Academy member sign-ups and general information. You can also email at us comptonuya@mlb.com with any questions.

  • Sunday & Monday – CLOSED
  • Tuesday – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday & Saturday – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO ALWAYS CHECK OUR BLOG FOR ANY UPDATES AND LAST MINUTE CHANGES

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Thank you,

– Staff

Academy Apparel Unavailable

Academy Members, Friends and Families,

All Academy apparel is out of stock and will be unavailable until further notice.

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Thank you very much,

– Staff

PARKING INFORMATION REMINDER

Academy Members, Friends and Families,

REMINDER: The Academy does not offer free parking or have designated parking areas reserved for members. Our facility is located on the El Camino College Compton Center campus and all traffic and parking regulations are enforced by campus police seven days per week, 24 hours a day throughout the year, including weekends and holidays, unless otherwise specified.

The small parking lot located behind the right field fence of the Stadium Field, closest to our office, is reserved strictly for ACADEMY STAFF ONLY. Only those with valid DMV Disabled Person (DP) placards may access our Disabled Persons’ parking stalls. Please DO NOT use our staff parking lot for pick up/drop offs/waiting for members attending workouts.

We thank you in advance for your cooperation.

– Staff

AUGUST 2016 BASEBALL & SOFTBALL OPEN WORKOUT SCHEDULES

Academy Members, Friends and Family,

The workout schedules for August 2016 are now available. Please read carefully to make yourself aware of any new changes. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

REMINDER: Always check our BLOG before heading to the Academy to make sure there are no last-minute changes or cancellations of scheduled workouts.

Academy Members, please arrive 15 to 30 minutes prior to scheduled workout times.

NO WORKOUTS DATES
SUNDAY 08/07/2016—NO WORKOUTS—ACADEMY CLOSED

Academy CLOSED Mondays

SOFTBALL

Please refer to the August 2016 Softball Open Workout Schedule for more detailed information.

BASEBALL

Please carefully read the August 2016 Baseball Open Workout Schedule for more detailed information.

NO WORKOUTS DATES
SUNDAY 08/07/2016—NO WORKOUTS—ACADEMY CLOSED

Academy CLOSED Mondays—PLEASE REFER TO THE August 2016 Baseball Open Workout Schedule.

OFFICE HOURS:

Our office hours are listed below for new Academy member sign-ups and general information. You can also email at us comptonuya@mlb.com with any questions.

  • Sunday & Monday – CLOSED
  • Tuesday – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday & Saturday – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO ALWAYS CHECK OUR BLOG FOR ANY UPDATES AND LAST MINUTE CHANGES

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Thank you,

– Staff