Baseball Camps and Clinics

SMC Baseball Clinics are dedicated to all aspects of the game including skill development, game strategy, competition and mechanics. Each athlete will have the opportunity to develop their skills through individual instruction, group instruction and game experience. Saint Mary's College is very fortunate to have some of the finest collegiate coaches in Northern California.
Head coach
Eric Valenzuela hand selects and trains his staff, composed of top-level coaches and collegiate players. All instructors have been chosen for their extensive knowledge of the game of baseball and their enthusiasm to work with children and young athletes.

Coaching Staff


New Louis Guisto Baseball Field


At Saint Mary’s Youth Camp you will be receiving instruction, practicing and developing your skills in all aspects of the game, playing games, and having fun playing baseball! Bring your glove, bat, helmet, cleats and a snack and water bottle if you'd like.

Grades: 1-8

Location: Louis Guisto Field- Moraga, CA

Session Date: October 11th, 2015

Starts: 9:00am / Ends: 12:00pm (registration starts @ 8:30am)

Price: FREE!




Saint Mary’s College baseball for the second year is offering its hitting camp designed to cover various hitting drills and techniques in-depth for all skill levels. Camp is open to any and all player’s ages 9 through 13 years old will be able to hone their hitting skills. This camp was extremely popular last year so we added two days to the camp. This camp is limited to the first 35 campers to ensure for proper instruction. 

The emphasis of this camp is to teach and refine hitting fundamentals as well as help improve mechanics and offensive approach. Saint Mary’s assistant coaches and players will teach the Saint Mary’s Baseball way of hitting, including different approaches and fundamentals.

The hitting camp is an eight-week progressive hitting school. This consists of eight, one and half-hour sessions, done once a week. Groups will be limited to ensure for proper instruction. Sessions consist of:

  • Players will hit on the field each day and utilize the batting cages for drill work.

  • Variety of drills to teach the fundamentals of hitting.

  • Proper swing mechanics through drill progressions.

  • Proper mental approach to hitting to maximize success at the plate.

  • Foundation and Balance

  • Hand-eye coordination

  • Proper weight transfer

  • Off speed pitch hitting

  • Hitting stations including Soft toss, live, tee work, and more.

  • Situational hitting including bunting

  • Video analysis and breakdown of your swing with a coach.

  • 5 to 1 Camper to Instructor ratio.


  • 8/31-10/19 Monday Nights (Ages 9-13)

  • 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

PRICE:  $300 per player (eight nights)

LOCATION:  All Sessions will take place at Saint Mary’s College, Louis Guisto Baseball Field

For more information please contact Assistant Coach Matt Fonteno:

(925) 631-8141



High School Prospect Camps

Dates: Sunday, December 6, 2015

Time: 9:00am-5:00pm

Location: Louis Guisto Field- Moraga, CA

Cost: $199

Ages: 13-18

Saint Mary’s Baseball Prospect Camps are a cornerstone of the recruiting process for our program. Our Prospect camp is a very unique way for athletes to not only perform in front of our coaching staff, but also to learn about our great institution. Our camp will include a pro-style workout, Batting Practice, live game situations and much more (all aspects are weather depending). Players will be encouraged to meet and interact with our current SMC players and coaches. Numerous SMC Baseball players were first seen by participating in our prospect camp. Our camps are designed to watch players that are interested in becoming a Gael! The camp will begin at 9:00am (checkin begins at 8:30am) and will go no later than 5:00pm. Lunch will not be provided. We look forward to having you out to camp!!!



Saint Mary’s Fall & Winter Youth Camps

At Saint Mary’s Youth Camp you will be receiving instruction, practicing and developing your skills in all aspects of the game, playing games, and having fun playing baseball!  Players will be divided into teams by age group and will be practicing and competing against other players of similar age and abilities. Lunch will NOT be provided, however if you bring $5 cash per day lunch will be available. Camp will begin at 9:00am sharp, and ends at approximately 3:00pm.

     2 DAY CAMPS

·         Grades: 1-8

·         Location: Louis Guisto Field- Moraga, CA

·         2 Days of Elite Professional Instruction and Games

.         Session Dates: 

          November 28-29
          December 12-13

·         Saturday & Sunday

·         Starts: 9:00am / Ends: 3:00pm

·         Camp Cost: $175.00/Lunch NOT included

What To Bring

  • Glove
  • Bat
  • Helmet
  • Cleats
  • Snack and water bottle