The College of the Canyons baseball program and Playa Vista Orioles youth baseball organization will host a free instructional clinic for players ages 11-14 at COC’s Cougar Field in Valencia on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Open to only 50 participants, this high energy event will feature a variety of current professional and collegiate level players from the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding region who played for the Playa Vista Orioles as youths.
Scheduled to serve as clinic instructors at the event are:
Pat Valaika — Colorado Rockies / UCLA / Hart High School
Trevor Brown — San Francisco Giants / UCLA / Hart High School
Alex Mejia — St. Louis Cardinals / University of Arizona / El Camino Real High School
Nick Valaika — Pittsburgh Pirates / UCLA / Hart High School
Cory Jones — Baltimore Orioles / College of the Canyons / Simi Valley High School
Jared Oliva — Pittsburg Pirates / University of Arizona / Valencia High School
Shane Zeile — Detroit Tigers / UCLA / Valencia High
Brian Mundell — Colorado Rockies/ Cal Poly San Luis Obispo / Valencia High School
Luke Persico — Oakland Athletics / UCLA / Great Oak High School
Brennan Bernandino — Cincinnati Reds/ CSU Dominguez Hills / Valencia High School
Luke Soroko — University of Arizona / Valencia High School
Alex McKenna — Cal Poly San Luis Obispo / Alemany High School
With only a limited number of clinic spots available, participants are required to pre-register in advance at the Playa Vista Orioles website.
The Playa Vista Orioles youth baseball organization has provided youth baseball instruction for more than 16 years.
During that time more than 8,000 players that have participated in the program have gone on to play baseball as collegiate student-athletes. Additionally, more than 200 former players have been drafted by Major League Baseball organizations.
Cougar Field is located on the northern side of the COC Valencia campus, accessible via Stadium Way adjacent to Cougar Stadium.
For more information please contact Playa Vista Orioles general manager Tim Olivarez at 310-339-6413 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To pre-register, visit the Playa Vista Orioles website.