The LBA Winter Camps are development camps that run for 8 Sundays during January, February & March.
It is open to any Players that will be registering in 11U to 18U for the upcoming season.
LBA believes that skill development away from the game is a critical element in building better ball players. Towards this end, LBA welcomes qualified guest instructors each year to lead the 90 min. sessions and provide a superior learning environment where campers can take their skill for the game to the next level.
Winter Camp focuses on:
At the end of the 8 weeks, LBA wants every player to leave with a stronger technical base, an increased understanding of what they need to do to be successful and a deeper passion for the game.
2020 Winter Camp Details:
Mike played professional baseball for 17 years. He was originally drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 17th round in 1993 out of Sherwood Park. He made his Major League debut in 1997 and played parts of 5 seasons with the Baltimore Orioles and Montreal Expos. From 2001-2003 he played with the Texas Rangers, LA Dodgers and San Francisco Giants minor league systems. Mike’s career also involved him playing professionally overseas in Japan, S. Korea and Taiwan. 2003 was the first time he played with the Canadian Senior National Team. He has participated in many World Qualifiers and Championships. This 2 Time Olympian competed with the National Team in the 2004 Games in Athens and 2008 Games in Beijing. In 2009, Mike represented Canada again in Toronto in the World Baseball Classic. Mike was inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame with his National teammates in 2012 as they won the 2011 Pan American Games Gold Medal in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Once he retired, he immediately got into coaching at the youth levels. He has experience with all age groups ranging from Rally Cap (5-9) to Midget and college players. He was a full time coach with the Canadian Junior National Team for 4 years and most recently the pitching coach of the 2017 team that represented Canada in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Coach Blundell has many years of coaching experience and is currently the AGM and Head Coach of the Edmonton Prospects Baseball Club (2017-present). Jordan began his coaching career with the Vancouver Island University and was the General Manager and Head Coach of the Vancouver Island Baseball Institute and VIU Baseball from 2005-2017.
His other achievements include: