Week-long sessions begin June 25
9:00 am to 2:30 pm
Session I: June 25- June 29
Session II: July 2-July 6
(No camp on July 4. Fee for Session II is $350)
Session III: July 9-13
Session IV: July 16-20
Session V: July 23-27
The Mott-Leeney Baseball Camp, celebrating its 50th year, is the flagship summer sports camp program at Newark Academy. This camp has provided outstanding instruction to young campers since 1968.
Camp founders Jack Mott and Fred Leeney taught the game of baseball to thousands of boys and girls throughout their long and distinguished careers. They believed in keeping the “fun” in fundamentals when teaching the game to young people. The staff of the Mott-Leeney Baseball Camp is dedicated to sustaining this wonderful tradition as a legacy to Jack and Fred and to their love for the game.
To recognize a camper who embodies the spirit of Mott-Leeney baseball, the Harry Shatel Will to Win Award is presented to one camper in each session. The award, given in memory of Harry Shatel, the beloved former director of baseball operations, is given to the camper who projects the same attitude and desire to win that Coach Shatel manifested in his illustrious coaching career.
Mott-Leeney Instructional Program
- Pitching Fundamentals
- Catching Fundamentals
- Infield Play
- Outfield Play
- Base Running
Doug Wear oversees Mott Leeney’s talented and experienced high school and college coaches, as well as the local high school athletes that assist them. Doug is a 17-year veteran of Mott-Leeney and a hitting coach. Coach Wear is also the head baseball coach at Hanover Park High School.
Mott-Leeney veteran, former Oakland Athletics farm system professional player
Mike DiBernard: Mott-Leeney veteran, former varsity baseball player at the College of New Jersey
Jon Coniglio: Mott-Leeney veteran, assistant coach at Parsippany High School
All campers should have sneakers, baseball cleats and glove.