- Dominguez high school
- Compton high school
- Jordan high school
CALLING ALL HIGH SCHOOLS AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS!!! The Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy is hosting the 4th annual college fair for all the high school and high school students around the Los Angeles area!
- Over 20 Colleges will be providing information regarding:
- Preparing for college admission
- Undergraduate and graduate degree programs
- Financial aid
- Scholarship opportunities
ATTENDING THE COLLEGE FAIR IS FREE, AND STUDENTS WILL GET FREE ADMISSION TO THE NIGHT GAME AT 6PM.
The Urban Invitational game will be nationally televised on the MLB Network When:
Saturday February 26th, 2011 from 11:30am-2:00pm
Where: Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy 901 East Artesia Blvd., Compton, CA 90221
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This event is NOT at the Academy. Please read the information below
for registration, time and location. For more information a link has
Date: Jan 8th 2011
Place: Northwood HS, Irvine CA
Leagues: Southwestern states league, Frontier League, Can-am league,
North American League.
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On behalf of the entire Urban Youth Academy staff we would like to say Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Hope everyone has a safe celebration and make sure to stay warm and dry.
Saturday, December 25th. We will re-open the Academy December
On Friday, December 10th, the Urban Youth Academy hosted a free clinic in hopes of educating the people in attendance how to maintain their baseball diamonds in a professional manner. There were about 50 people in attendance, most of them were high school and college coaches, parents and even a couple of ball players.
The guest speakers were:
- Murray Cook – MLB’s Official Field and Venue Consultant
- Chad Olsen – Brickman Baseball Operations
- Cesar Carbajal – Head of Groundcrew for USC
- Rene Garcia – L.A. Dodgers Growndcrew Member
- Rob Yoakum – Turface Field Representative
- Jon Paul & Kevin Haines – Turf Star TORO
- Paul Wizikowski – Simplot Partners
The clinic was from 9:00am – 3:00pm and the schedule of the event was as followed:
- Careers in grounds keeping and operations
- Two 45 min rotations (1) – Infield Maintenance and Edging by Rene Garcia and Cesar Carbajal (2) – Mound and home plate maintenance dimensions by Chad Olsen and Murray Cook
- Three 30 min rotations (1)- Turf Management and Irrigation Maintenance by Paul Wizikowsi and Kevin Haines (2)- Type of Field Equipment and Maintenance by Jon Paul Brickman and Chad Olsen (3)- Material Demonstration by Rob Yoakum
Below are pictures of all of the action!! Enjoy and hope to see you at our next clinic!
MLB URBAN YOUTH ACADEMY PRESENTS
FRIDAY, December 10thTH
WHAT: Athletic staff and personnel who are looking to learn more about baseball field and ballpark maintenance are invited to attend a free “Hands-on” MLB Field and Ballpark Maintenance Clinic, Friday December 10thth, at the MLB Urban Youth Academy in Compton, Ca..
WHEN: Friday, December 10th, 2010
Where: MLB Urban Youth Academy
Compton, Ca. 90221
Ike Hampton , MLB Academy Manager
Murray Cook, MLB’s Official Field & Venue Consultant
The Clinic will provide advice and techniques’ in: infield maintenance, mound maintenance, home plate and batter’s box maintenance, mowing, turf management, irrigation, field layout, safety and equipment and material demonstrations. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
To register please email Ike Hampton email@example.com
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, until filled. For additional information about the Academy or any other upcoming clinics and seminars, please call or email Ike Hampton at the Compton Urban Youth Academy
The MLB Urban Youth Baseball Academy is part of Major League Baseball’s Urban Youth Initiative. The Academy operates on a year-round basis, offering free baseball and softball instruction, as well as clinics to youth throughout the Compton Area.
annual Cardinal and Gold World Series at Dedeaux Field. Admission is free and
you will have the opportunity to meet current players and receive autographs
after the game. The first 100 kids in attendance are guaranteed a spot for their first annual Trojan Mini Clinic, which will be
held in January.
THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE HELD AT THE ACADEMY! PLEASE SEE FLIER
Friday, November 5th, 2010, the Academy will be CLOSED due to our annual Golf Tournament. All staff will be working the Golf Tournament so ALL WORKOUTS will be CANCELED! The office will also be closed!