Players and Parents,
In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, we are beginning our 2nd year with Blast Motion to provide remote swing training with our players. With that in mind, Blast has proven to be a great tool for those who use it regularly as well as for us to be able to provide that remote coaching. During this mandated self-quarantine period, please use…
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Former CBA Shortstop, Tyler Freeman, explains why he trains at Athletic Republic. After recovering from a torn labrum, Tyler went on to win the New York Penn League Batting Title and finish with a league leading batting average of .352 in…Continue
Added by Joe Spiers on August 31, 2019 at 7:30pm — No Comments
We'd like to invite you to welcome 2 new additions to our coaching staff. Their roles as roving instructors will be to attend weekly organizational workouts and focus on the pitchers and catchers in the region. They will implement and sustain programs for these positions, and will be instrumental in the on-field growth of every player within the CBA program as they will also be attending weekend games and organizational camps throughout the…Continue
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Players & Parents,
Since I began working in amateur baseball full time 5 years ago, I've had the pleasure to develop relationships with so many good kids and families. And although most players and parents have the…
Added by California Baseball Academy USA on November 4, 2017 at 7:30pm — No Comments
In conjunction with the Mike Spiers Foundation, we are proud to offer our High School players the opportunity to earn community service hours and to give back to the youth in our program by promoting the game of baseball. We believe that all of the players in our high school program have the exceptional ability to lead, and we would like to help them…Continue
Added by Joe Spiers on May 9, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments
With many amateur baseball programs today pretending to be what they're not, we felt that it's a good time to touch on topic of Scoutball, what it is, and how it's meant to benefit a high school player.
What is Scout Ball?
Scout leagues in Southern California are built by MLB organizations'…Continue
Added by Joe Spiers on January 31, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Over the last decade, college recruiting has evolved into a more competitive industry than ever. With Perfect Game and USA Baseball taking center stage with their tournaments and events, their are countless other camps and "showcases" for players to attend and for parents to spend $1000's of dollars on over the course of their kids' high school career. On top of…Continue
Parents and Players,
We as a staff will begin sending out more information in the form of a newsletter and would like to touch on topics that will help give our players an edge on the field, academically, and in the recruiting process.
For our High School players, do your best to keep your FieldLevel profile information up to date. After each semester, you should be updating…Continue
Top trending travel programs based on college coach network connections as well as ratings from college coaches regarding roster completeness, player assessment, projection accuracy, and more.…
Added by California Baseball Academy USA on February 3, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
Congratulations to our 2015 grads - CBA Marucci and CBA Rookies finishing in Perfect Game 16u top 25 teams for 2013. CBA Finished the 2013 calendar year with two Top 25 ranked teams in Perfect Game's rankings.
Added by California Baseball Academy USA on December 10, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Charles, the head coach at Tustin High School, has been added to the CBA Staff as a youth coordinator for the 12u and 11u CBA Tillers. Chatman has many years of experience working in youth baseball in Southern California.
Chatman states, "with the quality 12 year old players that we have currently in our program, we should be able to compete at a high level…Continue
Added by California Baseball Academy USA on November 19, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments
Drafted in 2009 in the 1st Round (21st pick) out of Bonita High School by the Houston Astros, he currently serves as the Double-A affiliate Shortstop. He played 4 years in high school under Mike Spiers and the ABD Bulldogs and was awarded the Rawlings Gold Glove in 2009 as The Best High School Shortstop in the country. Mier was ranked as a top 10…Continue
Added by California Baseball Academy USA on November 8, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Zeke is a hard worker on the field as well as in the classroom as he has maintained a 4.3 GPA. We wish you continued success Zeke!
Added by California Baseball Academy USA on November 1, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
This was a phrase that my dad, Mike Spiers, used on occasion to help bring the best out of his players when they weren't taking care of business. Many times he would say it when guys wouldn't hustle to pick up bats or play catch with the outfielder. When we knew we had responsibilities as players and didn't execute them, he would lightheartedly…Continue
Added by Joe Spiers on November 1, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
The Mike Spiers Foundation will be holding its 1st fundraising event at Steven's Steakhouse in the City of Commerce on November 15.
Please RSVP as soon as possible for this event by contacting Aurora Jubile by phone or text messaging at (909) 957-0340 or by purchasing your tickets.
We appreciate the support of all who are attend and look forward to seeing all of…Continue
Added by Joe Spiers on October 23, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments
"A 2003 study in the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine said there was "no significant difference" in speed between sliding headfirst and feetfirst." -
As an advocate of…Continue
Added by Joe Spiers on October 18, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments