GILLETTE POST 42 AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Riders Baseball Academy/Lessons

Sunday, March 1
RIDERS BASEBALL ACADEMY

RIDERS BASEBALL ACADEMY- Started in the fall of 2013 to provide quality off-season instruction to players ages (9-18). The Academy has two 8-week sessions, once in the fall (Oct-Dec) and once in the winter (Jan-Feb). The Academy allows players the chance to work in personalized settings with Riders coaches to improve their skills during the offseason months. All lessons take place at the Riders Volunteer Fieldhouse.  


 

FUTURE UPCOMING ACADEMY DATES:

Starting the Week of October 12th 2015-Ending the week of December 7th 2015- 8 week sessions (Thanksgiving Week will be off)

January 2016-March 2016- 8 weeks sessions 

*Check this site as the dates get closer for specific sessions that will be made available

** Questions or to sign up contact Coach Perleberg at nperleberg@ccsd.k12.wy.us 

 

 

One-on-one or Small Group Lessons are available year-round

Hitting- Austin Cowen at 299-1180  

Pitching- Ryan Iliff at 6890-4879 

 

 

 

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Note from Coach Perleberg.....We are excited to offer the second session of the Riders Baseball Academy which will run for 8 weeks starting the week of January 5th and ending the week of February 23, 2015. This session will once again offer something for everyone, including back by popular demand the Gillette Physical Therapy Speed/Agility progam for Grades 7-12. We are also excited to announce Coach Ryan Iliff on staff to handle the pitching groups this session. Rustlers Head Coach Allen Hemeyer will also join this session to do the Little League Hitting. And finally, Austin Cowen and Ryan Hutchison will handle all the upper level hitting for grades 7-12. We are very excited about the staff we've put together again for this Academy. This is a great opporunity for your child to receive quality instruction right here in Gillette. I urge you to sign up today as spots will fill up fast.  

SWING INTO THE NEW YEAR WITH...                  

RIDERS BASEBALL ACADEMY (GRADES 4-12)

          WINTER LESSONS SESSION 2

Weeks of January 5-February 23 (8 WEEK PERIOD)

                  (Look for your age specific session)

 NOW OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT, LIMITED SPOTS

*TO SIGN UP FOR ANY OF THE FALL LESSONS CONTACT COACH PERLEBERG AT nperleberg@ccsd.k12.wy.us or text 689-4542.

**PAYMENT DUE AT FIRST SESSION- Make check out to the Instructors name

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MONDAYS-(Weeks of Jan 5-Feb 23)

 JR RIDERS/RIDERS HITTING

Session1 Hitting Grades7-8  (5-6 pm) *8 Spots Available

Session2 Hitting Grades9-12  (6-7 pm) *8 Spots Available

Instructors-Austin Cowen/Ryan HutchisonAustin played in the Riders program from 2006-2008 and was an all-state player and helped lead the Riders to their first State Championship in 2008. Austin had an outstanding college career, first at MilesCC and then at Division 1 Western Illinois. Austin was drafted after his senior season in college and played 3 summers in the Los Angeles Dodgers farm system.Austin also helped coach the Fall Jr. Riders team this fall.

- Ryan played inthe Riders program from 2006-2008 and was an all-state player and State Championship MVP in 2008. He had a great college career, first at Iowa WesternCC where he won a National Championship and then at Division 1 Western Kentucky. Ryan has coached the last 2 years in the Riders program. Ryan played last season with the Lake Erie Crushers and recently signed a professionalcontract to play in the Arizona Diamondbacks system!

Cost $125 for eight 1-hour sessions- Make check out to instructor’s name

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TUESDAYS-(Weeks of Jan 6-Feb 24)

 LITTLE LEAGUE HITTING

Session1 Hitting Grades 4-6 (5-6 pm) *8 Spots Available

Session2 Hitting Grades 4-6   (6-7 pm) *8 Spots Available

Instructors-Allen Hemeyer- Allen is the head coach of the Rustlers, the JV teamin the Riders program. Last year he led the Rustlers to their first ever State Championship. Allen was a four-year starter for Spearfish Post 164 baseball before attending college at Mount Marty in Yankton, SD. Hemeyer was a three-year starter at DH and 3B,while being a conference starter on themound for the Lancers. Hemeyer has also coached teener baseball in Spearfish, SD for three years. 

Cost $125 for eight 1-hour sessions- Make check out to instructors name

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TUESDAYS/THURSDAYS-Weeks of Jan 6-Feb26

SPEED/AGILITY TRAINING

Tues/ThursGrades 7-12   (7-8 pm) *12 SpotsAvailable

Instructors-Gillette Physical Therapy- This program will be put on by instructors from Gillette PhysicalTherapy. It will be an eight week program and will meet twice a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) “This is a great program and I would encourage ALL kids toenroll, says Riders head coach Nate Perleberg. “The work that GPT did with ourplayers last spring was crucial to our State Championship run in 2014. You willsee a difference on the field this summer!” Gillette Physical Therapy is alsothe official trainer used by the Gillette Roughriders program. Gillette Physical Therapy is the elite sports performance training company in Gillette, Wyoming.  Our training staff of certified strength and conditioning specialists has over 40 years of performance enhancement training experience. We are pleased to offer this cutting edge training to the Gillette Roughrider baseball organization. Scientifically proven to enhance athletic performance, each session will focus on increased speed, agility,quickness, explosive strength, power and injury prevention as it relates to baseball specific skills.  Train with Gillette Physical Therapy and maximize your athletic potential!

Cost $200 for sixteen1-hour sessions - Make check out to instructors name

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WEDNESDAYS-(Weeks of Jan 7-Feb 25)

JRRIDERS/RIDERS PITCHING

Session1 Pitching Grades 7-8  (5-6 pm) *8 Spots Available

Session2 Pitching Grades 9-12 (6-7 pm)*8Spots Available

Instructor- Ryan Iliff-Ryan played in the Riders program from 2005-2008. Iliff is currently the Riders head assistant coach and is entering his 5th year of coaching in the Riders program.Ryan has also coached 3 years collegiately at the University of Jamestown.During his playing career, Ryan set numerous records pitching for the Riders and is currently the All-time leader in Wins, ERA, Complete Games, and Innings Pitched. Iliff went on to play 4 years collegiately at the University ofJamestown where he currently ranks in the top 10 in All-time innings pitched,wins, and ERA.  

Cost $125 for eight 1-hour sessions Make check out to instructors name

 

THURSDAYS-(Weeks of Jan 8-Feb 26)

LITTLE LEAGUE PITCHING

Session1 Pitching Grades 4-6 (5-6 pm) *8 Spots Available

Session2 Pitching Grades 4-6   (6-7 pm)*8 Spots Available

Instructor- Ryan Iliff-Ryan played in the Riders program from 2005-2008. Iliff is currently the Riders head assistant coach and is entering his 5th year of coaching in the Riders program. Ryan has also coached 3 years collegiately at the University of Jamestown. During hisplaying career, Ryan set numerous records pitching for the Riders and is currently the All-time leader in Wins, ERA, Complete Games, and Innings Pitched. Iliff went on to play 4 years collegiately at the University ofJamestown where he currently ranks in the top 10 in All-time innings pitched,wins, and ERA.  

Cost $125 foreight 1-hour sessions session- Make check out to instructors name

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*TO SIGN UP FOR ANY OF THE ABOVE LESSONS CONTACT COACH PERLEBERG AT nperleberg@ccsd.k12.wy.us or 689-4542

**PAYMENT DUE AT FIRST SESSION- Make checkout to the Instructors name 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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