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3rd Annual Ed santa & Nick Venuto Great Lakes Pitching & Catching Camp
January 18, 2009 Pymatuning Valley High School January 18, 2008

4th-6th Grade 10:00-12:00

7th-12th Grade 1:00-4:00

Camp Instructors

Eddie Santa is one of the most respected baseball people in the Midwest. A product of Pittsburgh, PA Eddie played for the University of Richmond. After college, Eddie played professionally with the New York Mets and eventually landed at Kent State as a Graduate Assistant to Hall of Fame coach Bob Todd in 1986. In 1988 he moved to Ohio State with Coach Todd. In 1992, Eddie became an Area Scout with the Colorado Rockies. Eddie also runs two very successful showcases in Wixom, MI and Morgantown, WV.

Nick Venuto, the pride of Perry, Ohio, Nick played from 1986-1988 for Bob Todd at Kent State. After being drafted by, the Oakland A’s in the 8th round, Nick spent time in their minor league system as a starting pitcher. After his playing career was finished, Nick was an assistant coach at Ohio State. Currently, Venuto is a scout for the Houston Astros. and is one of the most sought after pitching instructors in Stark and Summit Counties.

Focus of the Camp
*Grips/Spins *Stretch & Wind up Mechanics
*Throwing Drills *Fielding Bunts
*Fastball Mechanics *Mechanics of the Change up & one Breaking ball

*Stance *Blocking *Throwing
*Pop-ups *Blocking *Framing

To Register, cotact Steve Urchek or go to [URL= and download and fill out the forms in the hand out section and return it to:

Steve Urchek
6000 Leon Road
Andover, OH 44003
440-293-4566 Home 440-645-0351 Cell

For more information you can call or email steve Urchek
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