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Santa Monica Baseball Academy

SMBA Now Has Softball Coaches!

Welcome to Santa Monica Baseball Academy!

Summer Camps  June 17-Aug. 17


High School  SAT/ACT Prep  baseball camp  

starts June 17

Elite Showcase Camp  One Week Only



We're Hosting The MLB PHR Sectionals May 19th

Location

Marine Park

1406 Marine Ave

Santa Monica, Ca 90405

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The CITY FIELDS personnel closed the field, it is out of our hands. Please check here and/or at:  https://pitchhitrun.leagueapps.com/events/1078564 


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The Competition Day

Each player will confirm their birth certificate, get their allstar card and then proceed in order of arrival! Medals and Sectional winners will be determined AFTER the final competitor finishes and we tabulate the scores. Estimate time is 2:30pm

smba sUMMER bREAK cAMP!

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This Is Your Go To Camp!

 

Santa Monica Baseball Academy offers quality instruction for ALL LEVELS of baseball. Instructions will be given by professional baseball AND softball coaches. Players will practice pitching, catching, hitting, fielding and base running. This developmental program is designed with a direct emphasis on learning the primary fundamentals that lay down the foundation for elite play in baseball & softball.  Campers will be grouped by age and ability. 

Players should wear baseball/softball attire daily, including hats and cleats, sunscreen and water for hydration. 

Space is limited! 

SIGN UP TODAY!
Santa Monica baseball academy summer camp 2019

Everyday is a Good Day!

 Wednesday is Team Day and all players should wear their favorite team jersey or hat! Friday June 21 in honor of Father’s Day, Fathers will be invited to play in the “Father/Son” game at 1:30pm  

Santa Monica baseball Academy elite pitching camp!

Learn With Professional Coaches!

  Summer registration open for weekly, day and drop ins at www.smgov.net/reserve 

LOCATION:  Memorial Park

1401 Olympic Blvd  Santa Monica, Ca 90405

BEGINS:

June 17-28  July 8-26  Aug. 5-16

9am-3pm

Ages: 7-12

Financial Aid Available!

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SMBA Elite Showcase Camp!

This Is Your Go To Camp!

Santa Monica Baseball Academy Elite Showcase Camp

 

The SMBA showcase camp is an advance baseball training camp for players who would like to advance their skill sets for USA baseball, travel ball tournament teams, Allstar tournaments and baseball showcases like Perfect Game, USA Baseball, "Show Ball", "Play To Win" Academic showcases and more!  This is an elite camp for baseball players looking to improve fitness, skill sets and add more power to their game!!  We know what they are looking for at each position and how to prepare you to be at your best! We train you at building your evaluation score and your core metrics! Players will work one-on-one with professional instructors to evaluate their level of play and where to add strength to any weakness in their game! Players will be working with professional coaches to prepare them for “next level” play! Players should wear baseball attire daily, including hats and cleats, sunscreen and water for hydration.

Participants Ages: 10-17yrs

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Learn How to Properly Tryout!

Santa Monica Baseball Academy Elite Showcase Camp

 The SMBA Showcase camp is an advanced baseball training camp for players who would like to advance their skill sets for USA baseball, travel ball tournament teams and much more! Players will get individual attention, knowledge and skills at their level of development for strong confident baseball players.

Get Better Today for Your Game Tomorrow!

Santa Monica Baseball Academy Summer Camp

  Our drills and instruction cover areas such as stance, backhands, double plays, bunt coverage, foot work, ground balls, fly balls, rundowns, and situational play.   

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The Best Lunch Deal in Town!

Santa Monica Baseball Academy Subway Deal!

We teamed up to bring you a low cost affordable weekly lunch delivered to your child each day! With a  click of a mouse you don't have to worry!

SMBA Real Deal Subway Box Lunch!

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Get the best deal in town at the best camp in town!

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A Different Sandwhich Each Day!

Santa Monica Baseball Academy Subway Deal!

Rest easy knowing your child is getting a nice box lunch on time and delivered fresh!

Santa Monica Baseball Academy SAT/ACT Prep & Skills Camp

Santa monica Baseball academy SAT/ACT prep camp

Get Ready for College and your Game!


College prep is everything! Hit a home run this summer with your student-athlete with dynamic baseball skills training and earn better scores with our SAT/ACT prep classes while working on their baseball game at the same time! We are working on college applications and learning how to write a successful college essay, prep for the SAT/ACT in the morning and work on high value concept baseball drills in the afternoon! This affordable camp is designed to teach SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) skills and prepare players for college entry with the best scores possible. Monday & Wednesday’s the student athlete will construct a perfectly well-written personal statement they can use for their Common application, fully edited and ready to go! Tuesday’s and Thursday’s we work on SAT/ACT prep and Friday’s we will work on application assistance and building a best-fit college prep list and guides to apply! Players will learn effective test taking skills and strategies while practicing on full-length SAT practice tests. 

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Work with Professional Coaches!

  Monday thru Thursday, players will work with professional baseball coaches and physical trainers for strength and conditioning, agility, fielding, hitting, pitching and catching. Also on hand will be professional trainers working one-on-one with players on speed, agility and performance! Players should bring baseball attire daily, including hats and cleats, sunscreen and water for hydration.  

For More info on SAT/ACT Prep!
Deuce Athletics

Get Better! Faster! Stronger!

SMBA has teamed up with former collegiate baseball players, who created PROJECT SPEED to 'Empower Motivated Athletes'. What that means is teaching athletes basics to strength and conditioning. We teach warm-ups, sprint technique, plyometrics, and speed workouts for our SAT/ACT prep camp! 

 Summer registration opens April 24 for Santa Monica residents, and May 1 for nonresidents.  First week of registration, April 24-30, is online only at www.smgov.net/reserve 

Welcome Our Newest Coaches!

santa monica baseball academy softball coach Emma

SMBA Softball Coach

Emma is a home grown product of Santa Monica girls Fast Pitch her took her talents to varsity high school softball and made her way to the University of Arizona and she is now finishing up her education at SMC where she is excelling as a  current player on the softball team! This softball veteran has been with the best and she is coaching with the best at SMBA!

Santa monica baseball academy teams up with Deuce Athletics

Deuce Athletics!

Deuce Athletics created PROJECT SPEED to 'Empower Motivated Athletes'. What that means is teaching athletes basics to strength and conditioning. We teach warm-ups, sprint technique with  skills to provide deeper knowledge of athleticism on the diamond that will benefit  athletes,  and provide additional resources for athletes with speed workouts. 

MLB Pitcher Ernesto Frieri

MLB Pitcher Ernesto Frieri

Ernesto has come on board the SMBA Team.  A reliever in the bigs he made his MLB debut  with the Padres and was even with our very on Angels!

Find out more about our coaches

Your SMBA Team!

Pitching Coach

Coach Carlos rojas

West Los Angeles College pitching coach Carlos Rojas 

Hitting Coach

Frank "Doc" Estes Jr.

Frank "Doc" Estes is a product of Southern California Lutheran high school and Cal State Fullerton university. He played professional baseball with the Blue Jays and Atlanta Braves organizations. Currently he is a hitting instructor at Lynwood high school and the MLB Youth academy.

Infield Coach

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Justin Marzett is a two time Locke High school SS MVP in 2011 & 2012, and a Coliseum League MVP in 2011,  City Section All League Team in 2011 & 2012, a Southern California All-Wave Team, 2011 & 2012 As a senior his hitting was fierce with a .431 batting average! A highly regarded recruit, Justin went on to Grambling State University to further his baseball career.


Catchers Coach

Dalton Blumenfeld

A CIF  All City Catcher and Loyola Marymount comitt, Dalton Blumenfeld was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.  He knows the position, how to swing a bat and is considered one of the top prospect to come out of Hamilton high school!

Pitching & Strength and Conditioning

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  Nolan Flashman - Currently the Varsity baseball coach for Windward school.  In 2014 he was named to the All-South Coast First Team, the All-Southern California Team, and was awarded a gold glove as a first baseman. From there he continued his career at CSU Northridge and in 2016 hit .310 in Big West Conference play and earned a Big West Conference All- Academic Team Honor. He  is the  the founder of Flash Total Fitness Training.  

Fitness & Sports Training Coach

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 Corey Blount is  currently a Crossroads School of Santa Monica Varsity & Jr Varsity asst. Baseball Coach. He is also a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) certified personal trainer. He has trained athletes for soccer, as well as for football, bodybuilding, marathon runners, dancers and currently for the varsity baseball team at Crossroads School in Santa Monica.
He has a passion for helping clients/teams achieve their fitness goals while helping to take their game to the next level!  

Your SMBA Team!

Baseball Yoga instructor

Chelsea Nicole

Chelsea Nicole is our SMBA baseball yoga instructor!  A certified personal trainer, Chelsea brings her vast knowledge of anatomy and body movement to our team! Currently Chelsea is also a high school athletic  trainer working with the Crossroads School  athletic department.

Pitching Coach

Greg Miller

Gregory was a highly recruited standout SS out of high school.  He was an All-Cape Atlantic League and All Group III Courier Post First Team selection  that went on to play college ball at Seton Hall.  Due to his superb athleticism and throwing velocity  he was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers and converted to a  RHP!

Infield Coach

SMBA Coach Omar Pena

 Omar played at Northeastern University and lead his team to a conference championship and was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals. He played 8 years in the MLB with the Cardinals, Royals and Mariners! This former varsity coach at the Windward school and coach at Caltech university, now brings his amazing experience and coaching to SMBA! 

Infield Coach

JASON mCLAUGHLIN

Jason Mclaughlin brings a whole lot to the SMBA table!  A one time senior infield instructor and the MLB Youth academy,  he led his MLB youth teams to championships! He is now the head baseball coach at  St. Bernards high school.

Baseball Yoga Instructor

Emily Fuller yoga Instructor

Emily Fuller is bring her yoga talent  skills to SMBA! She is currently a yoga instructor at the Windward school as well as the head swim teacher and also a  Lifeguard and Emergency First Responder!  Your in good hands at SMBA with Emily!

Proven Coaches Who Know the Game!

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Coach Avery Ware has brough his talents as  coach to youth baseball in and around Santa Monica for years! He has a whose who of players who went on to great success. He led our first SMBA summer showcase camp to great success. through his coaching!  Coach Avery is the head baseball coach for the Brentwood high school.

We're Proud To Team Up!

Our goal at Jaeger Sports is to help athletes optimize their performance

Jaeger Sports is Teaming Up with SMBA!

 Our goal at Jaeger Sports is to help athletes optimize their performance through Arm Conditioning and Mental Training. We do this through our Jaeger Sports Arm Health and Care Program and our Jaeger Sports Mental Training

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ThrowBetter is Teaming Up with SMBA!

 Throwing is an essential skill. Apart from being a fundamental movement in various sports, it is one of the basic activities of life. We created a simple tool that teaches anyone how to throw better, because the benefits will carry on long after the ball hits its target.   Our product works to teach the correct motion, no matter what is being thrown. 

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Be a hit at our Spring Break Camp!

All eligible players at our first week camps can enter the MLB Pitch Hit & Run competition! We will spend the first week getting players ready and improving their game!   Major League Baseball Pitch Hit & Run (PHR) is a FREE, 1-day event for boys and girls ages 7-14  You need not register to our camps to participate.

Friends of SMBA!

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Friends of SMBA!

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About Us

santa monica baseball academy

Who We Are

 Santa Monica Baseball Academy is a professional developmental baseball camp. This is a co-ed progressive instructional youth baseball program with real professional baseball coaches. Our goal is to teach you how to play the game of baseball the RIGHT way the first time at all levels of athletic ability. We teach all aspects of baseball; the equipment, the game, umpires, and opponents. This developmental program is designed with a direct emphasis on learning the primary fundamentals that lay down the foundation for elite play in baseball.  

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Our Home Field

Our baseball camps and our home field in  Santa Monica  will be at Marine Park for  top professional baseball instruction in Pitching, Catching, Hitting and Fielding!  We will kick off Spring Break with TWO camps! Our ALLSTAR camp for advance players and our Spring Break camp featuring MLB's Jr. Home Run Derby & Pitch Hit and Run competition!  the winners will be  eligible to compete in nationals representing Santa Monica!

In addition, 1988 Dodger World Series Pitcher, Tim Leary will be stopping by to hold a mini-clinic with our players!

Register now!
Coach Murphy Su'a

Coach Murphy Su'a

SMBA is proud to team up with West Los Angeles College Head Baseball Coach, Murphy Su'a. Coach Su'a will be involved in the coaching during select days of camps as well as utilizing his vast baseball experience as a professional player and coach to help reinforce fundamentals and introduce advanced concepts of youth baseball in a friendly,  environment with a strong emphasis on instruction and skill development.  

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Private Instructional Workouts

Pitching Coach

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West Los Angeles College Pitching Coach, Carlos Rojas is available for private one one one instruction. 

Catching Coach

SMBA Catchers Coach Dalton Blumenfeld

Dalton Blumenfeld was drafted right out of high school by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim! His knowledge and skill in the catchers position is absolutely dynamic!

Hitting Coach

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"Doc" is available for private lessons, working one on one with players.  A life time "300" hitter, Coach Doc is just what the doctor ordered!

Fielding Coach

SMBA Coach Justin Marzette

Coach Justin Marzette is available for one on workouts for infield and outfield players. His dynamic workout routine has led to success for all of our players  at each level.

Strength & Conditioning

SMBA Coach Nolan Flashman

Coach Nolan will develop your speed, agility and core strength to make players stronger, faster and better at the game then they ever thought! Working one-on-on, building, strengthening and developing their game to a higher level!

Certified Background Checks!

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ALL Coaches and adminstrators for SMBA  are certified with background checks through LIVESCAN and are fingerprinted through the FBI and the DOJ. Your child's safety is a top priority with SMBA!

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SMBA Gear

Santa Monica Baseball Academy Tee Shirt

$19.99

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Commemorate your SMBA baseball experience with one of our signature tee shirts today!

About Us

Join The SMBA Team!

SMBA Coaches at work!

Santa Monica Baseball Academy is looking for qualified baseball instructors! Contact us if you would like to know how to be apart of our winning baseball club!

Our Mission Statement

SMBA coaches at Spring Training Camp!

 

THE SMBA MISSION STATEMENT

“To develop young athletes, to ensure athletic and personal development in a positive and safe environment with a team of positive-minded coaches that respect the game, the players and the communities in which they reside.”



Who We Are

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 SMBA is part of the City of Santa Monica Community Classes and Camp organization. Our athletic directors, coaches, team leaders are all their for the players and their parents every step of the way! We are place of learning, development and we think the sport of baseball is serious fun for everyone that participates. Our goal is to develop our young athletes into capable and accomplished players who enjoy the game and enjoy the camp even more!Please feel free to contact us at anytime for questions about our camps, private lessons or just plain baseball!  

*Financial Assistance Available!* 

We hope to see you at camp!



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 Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is.                                                                                                  --- Bob Feller

Santa Monica Baseball Academy

Santa Monica, California, United States

(424) 272-1431

Our Spring Break Camps starts April 8th!


Sign Up Now at: www.smgov.net/reserve