Why Choose UCP?
PLACEMENT: Participants in our program have moved on
to play NCAA Baseball at:
Division I = Fairfield U., Lafayette, Stonybrook, Notre
Dame, Elon, Columbia U., Seton Hall, Fordham
Division II = Concordia, Mercy, Pace U., Dowling,
Franklin Pierce U.;
Division III = Skidmore, Rhode Island College, New Paltz,
Farmingdale, Old Westbury, Muhlenberg College, Stone Hill
*Note: Three UCP participants were selected in the MLB Draft*
COST: The tuition for our one month program is less
than many one or two day baseball showcase events.
Participants can attend a minimum of ten sessions.
INSTRUCTION: Our program provides individualized instruction where each player receives personalized attention based on his specific areas of need. Instructors are professional players possessing the newest, innovative techniques for teaching baseball mechanics and fundamentals. We take pride in maintaining small player:instructor ratios (3:1 in 2009). 2009 Instructors = Chris Vasami (Colorado Rockies), Tom Koehler (Florida Marlins), Coach Darren Gurney; 2008 Instructors = Dan Kelly (Yale U.), Chris Lopez (Chilicothe Paints), Coach Darren Gurney
MATERIALS: All players receive a personal binder with various resources, including NCAA Clearinghouse information, athletic resume’ guidelines, an evaluation form with college baseball targeted data, strength and speed training schedule, selected readings on individualized baseball fundamentals, and more.
“Ultimate College Prep provides players with an opportunity to get exposed to innovative drills and mechanical techniques that are not taught by many coaches. In addition, Coach Gurney educates players on how to prepare for the college baseball experience on an academic, athletic, and fitness level.”
- Chris Lopez, Chillicothe Paints