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Trosky / Mongero Elite Infield Camps
Trosky/Mongero Elite Infield Camps are for serious infielders looking to take their game to the next level. Camp covers fundamental mastery and imparts the most advanced details of developing Elite Infield Play.
Advanced Training Methods: Learn how to formulate an advanced training schedule, the 5-Tool & 6th Tool training model, professional fielding and throwing techniques. Participate in posture, quickness, and flexibility training. Take part in mental-game training and actions, glove-work, range, IQ, instinct and reaction training. Let’s Go!
Camp Directors, Nate Trosky and Trent Mongero are seasoned professional instructors. Their training methods, models, and systems are proven, helping thousands of players play and succeed at the college, minor league, and major league levels.
A Note from the Coaches: We are very excited about our upcoming Elite Infield Camps. We have been coaching and studying infield play for over 25 years. There is nothing we enjoy more than helping players reach their peak. We have been blessed with opportunities to coach some of the best players at both the amateur and professional level, and work alongside some of the best Dominican infielders and infield coaches in the world. We look forward to seeing you at camp!
LEARN FROM LEGENDS
TRENT MONGERO & Nate TROSKY
Nate Trosky, Camp Director
Nate Trosky is a professional scout, serves and has served as a baseball clinician at various colleges & universities including Stanford, USC, USF, UCSB, Cal Poly, and Santa Clara University. He works with Area Code Baseball and has served as the New Balance Area Code Camp Director and with USA Baseball Break Through Series (BTS) Player Development. He is the founder and CEO of Trosky Baseball, one of the top Travel Baseball and College Showcase organizations in the country. Coach Trosky has contributed to over 7,000 players playing college baseball and over 400 in professional baseball, with numerous first round selections, including some of the game’s best players (e.g. Christian Yelich, Nolan Arenado, Joc Pederson, Giancarlo Stanton, Mike Moustakas, Garret Cole, Lucas Gialito, Max Freed, and others). Coach Trosky received All-American and Scholar Athlete awards in college and holds a Masters Degree in Christian Leadership / Youth – Family Development. His baseball endeavors have taken him around the world, coaching in South Africa, Japan, China, Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Hawaii, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Holland, Croatia, and the Czech Republic. Coach Trosky was the head coach of Monterey Peninsula College and coached with the German, Croatian, and South African National teams. He coached professionally in Europe and in three American Minor Leagues. In the German Big Leagues, he won a National Championship as Head Coach of the Cologne Dodgers and was named Germany’s Coach of the Year. Annually, Coach Trosky coaches in the Dominican Republic with top Dominican academies and professional Dominican instructors.
Trent Mongero, Camp Director
Trent Mongero is a State Champion and 2017 ABCA National High School Coach of the Year. He is the author of
Winning Baseball, a nationally acclaimed two-book/digital video instructional series. His high school teams have won over 450 games. He is a national clinician and has presented on the main stage at the American Baseball Coaches Convention as well as seven different state baseball conventions. Mongero is a former Division I Conference Player of the Year and member of the UNCW All-Decade Team. He was an infielder in the Braves organization. He is a current Associate Scout for the Red Sox.
Training Principles of Infield Mastery
TTB (Train The Brain): The Brain must be trained just like the fundamental skills of infield play “Train the Brian” (TTB). We believe strongly in the (95/5) “Baseball is 5% Mental and 95% Physical and the 5% Mental controls the 95% Physical.” With the Mental Game being critical, we incorporate mental game training throughout the entire camp: in warmup, catch play, drill work, game speed exercises, workout routines, etc.
LOA (The Law of Attraction): The body and mind work together. The body seeks to accomplish what the mind thinks and pictures. In order for an infielder to be a play-maker, his mind must be right. “Get Your Mind Right” (GYMR).
SVT (Sequence Variation Training): SVT is a training concept that teaches infield play through different sequences of game-like movements. The variations of movements and plays are put into sequences and then mastered. SVT begins with predictable movement patterns. Once the predictable patterns are learned through isolation movements and below-game-speed drills, infielders then move into the unpredictable challenge phase of SVT and into the mastery phase of 3RP.
3RP (Read – Recognize – React – Precision): 3RP is the ability to read, recognize and react unconsciously, with precision, within tenths of seconds. Our training methods develop 3RP. The result of 3RP: infielders consistently executing both routine and great play without thought and little effort (Wu-Wei). With 3RP Mastery, average infielders become great, and great infielders become the best!
- Players are split into age groups throughout camp (advanced youth players can play up)
- Camp is open for serious baseball players of all skill levels (intermediate to advanced)
- Campers receive a lunch break each day. They are responsible for their own lunch.
- Mental Game Wristband
- Mental Game Handouts/Cards
- Baseball IQ Handouts/Cards
- Footwork Handouts/Cards
- Communication Handouts/Cards
- Training Calendar
- 5-Tool Development System Handouts/Cards
- Infield Practice Plan (composed of camp teachings)
- Throwing Practice Plan (composed of camp teachings)
- Prizes/Awards for camps best (Grinder / Dirtbag / Bulldog / Rock / Rat)
- Camp Tee-shirt
- A new Outlook, Vision and Passion for Infield Play, Player Development, Success and Life
- An Incredible Experience
“Nate and Trent,
I can’t tell you how impressed I was with you guys and your camp this weekend! I was blown away with your passion and knowledge. Thanks for coming to Texas and let’s stay in touch about future endeavors.”
Professional Baseball Cross Checker
“Coach Trent Mongero focuses on the essential infield fundamentals. The little things, (skills, drills, mindset) that help an infielder take their game to the highest level. He has studied infield play in depth for over 30 years. He also has a track record of being a master communicator which is a must when it comes to building elite caliber infielders.”
Major League – GM
“Nate is a very passionate and invested teacher. He has the unique ability to draw visual pictures with his communication to help the player understand a skill. Most importantly, Nate is teaching for the right reasons, he has a passion for young people and their growth mentally and physically. I really enjoy what he does and how he does it.”
HC Vanderbilt University
“Nate and Trent,
I ran across the Stick and Ball TV podcast on Twitter. I follow you and ABCA. I listened to Tim Corbin and Walker Buehler (the first episode) and thought it would be a good podcast to subscribe to. You and Coach Mongero were the third episode; the timing was just very coincidental for me because I happened to drive my son down to your Texas camp!”
“Thanks again for the work you do with youth players! Guys with your resume, knowledge base, and ability to communicate don’t usually work with youth players, so guys like me are very appreciative of your efforts.
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