Ronnie Deck Catchers Camp
When:Saturday February 6th
Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Where: Abilene Baseball Academy
Instructor: Major League Baseball Baltimore Orioles Bullpen Catcher / Coach Ronnie Deck
Price: $75.00 per player (Preregister til January 31st)
$85.00 per player (After January 31st)
Ronnie Deck Bio
Baltimore Orioles Major League Bullpen Catcher
Specializes in Catching and Hitting • Current Major League Bullpen Catcher for Baltimore Orioles/assists with hitting and catching instruction of Major League Players. • Has spent 25 years playing and coaching baseball at various levels.• Experience as minor league hitting coach, and college recruiting coordinator • 7 years of professional playing experience. Reached as high as AA with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. • Has over 9 years experience in private and camp instruction.
Ronnie spent the 2008 and 2009 season on the major league staff with the Baltimore Orioles as the bullpen catcher/batting practice pitcher. He will continue in this roll during the 2010 season. Ronnie played collegiately at Oklahoma Christian University where he was an All-Sooner Athletic Conference performer and an NAIA Academic All-American in both his junior and senior seasons. After college Ronnie played professional baseball for seven seasons. He reached the AA level with Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 2003. After playing professionally, Ronnie coached at two college programs (Northeastern Junior College of Colorado and Ogelthorpe University in Atlanta) where he was the recruiting coordinator and assistant coach. Ronnie’s debut as a professional coach came in 2007 as the hitting coach for the Windy City Thunderbolts of the Frontier League. The 2007 Thunderbolts won the league title went down as the best team in Frontier League
Kash Beauchamp Hitting Camp
When: Sunday February 7th
Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Where: Abilene Baseball Academy
Instructor: Kash Beauchamp
Price:$75.00 per player (Preregister til January 31st) $85.00 per player (After January 31st)
Kash Beauchamp Bio
WBP Field Representative
Professional Wood Bat Hitting Instructor
2008 to present - Founder of Wood Bat Mechanics for the Aspiring Professional -
2009 - Hitting Coach - Joliet Jackammers (First Month) Special Hitting Instructor for National Sport University of Taiwan, requested by Seattle Mariners
2008 - Field Manager - Wichita Wingnuts
2007 - Vice President/Director of Baseball Operations for the South Coast League of Professional
Baseball. Was also the field manager for the Anderson Joes for the leagues 2nd half.
2006 - Field Manager-Pensacola Pelicans
2005 - Director of Scouting and Player Development- Golden Baseball League
2002-2004 - Field Manager, Adirondack/Bangor Lumberjacks of the Independent Northeast League
2000-2001 - Field Manager, Lincoln Saltdogs of the Independent Northern League
1998-2000 - Field Manager, Director of Player Procurement, New Jersey Jackals of the Independent Northern League
1995-1997 - Hitting Coach, Montreal Expos
Hitting instructor for AA Harrisburg Senators, A West Palm Beach Expos, and A Cape Fear Crocs. Coached in Florida Instructional League.
1982-1995 - Professional Baseball Player, Toronto Blue Jays, Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants, Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers, Oakland A’s, Rochester Aces (Ind. Northern League) Played 12 seasons topping out in AAA with all organizations except Reds. Was on Toronto’s 40-man roster in 1985.
1991-1992 - Recruiting Coordinator, Omni Sports Management. Assistant Baseball and Basketball Coach, Chattahoochie Valley Community College.
Recruited and scouted for late agent George Kalafatis.
Signed future major leaguers, Ricky Botallico, John Frascatore, and Tony Graffanino, all out of the South Atlantic League.
Kash was brought up in baseball. His father Jim Beauchamp who played 10 seasons in the Major Leagues and was the bench coach for the Atlanta Braves for 9 seasons including the '95 World Championship team.
1982 - 1st round draft choice (1st overall) in 1982 January Draft. Pioneer League All-star
1984 - MVP of Carolina League All-star Game. Voted by Baseball America as best defensive
outfielder and outfielder with the best arm in Carolina League
1986 - Southern League All-star game
1990 - MVP of the Texas League Championship Series.
1993 - Northern League MVP. Batting Champion of the Northern League with .367 average. First Independent League player signed by a Major League organization.
1994 - Collected 1000th Professional Career Hit
1998 - Manager of the Northeast League Champion New Jersey Jackals
1999 - Manager of the Northern League East All-star Team. Hitting Coach and 3rd Base Coach for Team USA in Sydney, Australia for the Intercontinental Cup
2000 - Manager of the Northern League East All-star Team
2003 - Manager of the World team in the Northeast League All-star game
2004 - Coach for Northeast League All-Star team. Guided Bangor Lumberjacks to first ever playoff appearance going 54-34 during regular season
2007- Took over a last place Anderson Joes club and turned them around going 22-14 after joining the club in the second half
Played on four Minor League Championship Teams:
1982 Medicine Hat Blue Jays
1989 Richmond Braves
1990 Shreveport Captains
1994 Albuquerque Dukes
I wish to attend the Ronnie Deck Catchers camp on 2-6-2010. Enclosed is my check for $75.00 (if before January 31st) $85.00 after January 31st.
I wish to attend the Kash Beauchamp Hitters Camp on 2-7-10. Enclosed is my check for $75.00 (if before January 31st) $85.00 after January 31st.
I wish to attend both the Ronnie Deck Catchers Camp and Kash Beauchamp Hitters Camp on 2-6-10 and 2-7-10. Enclosed is my check for $140.00 (If paid before January 31st) $170.00 if after January 31st
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