Baseball

Welcome Bellarmine Assistant Ross Spurgeon

We would like to welcome Ross to the Ville! Ross is looking to help our kids who would like private lessons. Contact Ross:

rspurgeon25@gmail.com

(931) 267-3943

Bio:

Ross Spurgeon, a middle TN native and ex-professional pitcher, with knowledge of today's game from a new and old school side of baseball. Previous NAIA, NCAA D2 pitching coach. Bench coach for the professional Lexington Legends and now Assistant coach at Bellarmine University. A background in strength and conditioning with a master’s in nutrition. Offers a wide basis of information to pass along to the next generation of the game. Coach Spurgeon has always been connected to helping the youth side of the game from lessons to camps he has this to share, ” I was blessed to experience a high level of baseball and I wouldn't trade it for anything. My personal goal is to help everyone have the tools and knowledge brought to me by my career, so they can have a chance to play further.” 

 

Strengths:

Pitching Instructions, Arm Care and programing, Technology in the Game, Strength and condition for players of all ages. Outfield Instruction, Hitting Instruction (For younger ages), Catching Drills and foundations, Explosive Drills for all athletes, Speed Drills for Athletes, Nutrition for Healthy Athletes, Mobility Work for Baseball Athletics.  

Introducing Erik Phelps

We'd like to welcome Erik Phelps to the Chris Burke Baseball staff of instructors.

Phelps is a long time Vipers Coach who is the Head Baseball Coach at South Oldham High School and bring 20+ years of coaching experience at the High School and College level. He has taken 3 teams to Regional Championships and helped develop players for all levels of college: NAIA, JUCO, NCAA Division I, II, and III. Phelps was named the 2018 8th Region Coach of the Year.

Coach Phelps was a local prospect and played at Trinity High School and walked on at the University of Louisville.

To schedule a lesson, Coach Erik Phelps can be reached at 502-526-8210 or erikphelps14@gmail.com 

Winter Clinics

Winter Clinic Registration is open!

Click HERE to register

Player Development Opportunities

 

 

UPDATED 1/16 - 6PM

We are offering Youth Vipers Players (7U-13U) additional opportunities to develop their skills outside of team practices. We are hosting Player Development Clinics on Saturday evenings. Hitting clinics, defensive clinics, speed and agility clinics, and pitching/catching clinics. We will limit the each session to 12-15 players to ensure everyone is able to get quality instruction.

Clinic are listed below.  To register email vipersballclub@gmail.com.  Include your child’s name, their team or Coach, and the Clinic they would like to attend.

Hitting Clinic

Sat, Jan. 20, 6-7:30 at the PIT - CLINIC FULL

Sat, Jan. 27, 6-7:30 at the PIT - CLINIC FULL

 

Defense / Speed & Agility Clinic 

Sat, Jan. 27, 6-7:30 at BHPT

Feb. 3, 6-7:30 at BHPT - CLINIC FULL

**BHPT - Baptist Health Performance Training

 

Pitching / Catching Clinic

Sat, Feb. 3, 6-7:30 at the PIT - CLINIC FULL

Sat, Feb. 10, 6-7:30 at the PIT - CLINIC FULL

High School Rosters

2018 High School Age Rosters will be posted as soon as our coaches have them finalized.