MCLL & MTB present:

Baseball Summer Sessions

with MLB and MiLB Coaches

Through a partnership with More Than Baseball (MTB), MCLL is excited to offer a weekly baseball summer sessions. Each player will work directly with former Yankee outfielder Slade Heathcott and Indians pitcher Kevin Kelly.

Sessions are limited to 10 players per session, allowing more dedicated training for each player.

WHAT: 5-Day Summer Sessions

60 minutes pitching or 90 minutes hitting/fielding training daily

WHEN: July 27 - 31 l August 3 - 7 l August 10 - 14 l August 17-21

TIMES (Same for each week):

  • Hitting/Fielding: 9:00am to 10:30am

  • Pitching: 11:00am to 12:00pm

  • Hitting/Fielding: 12:30pm to 2:00pm

  • Pitching: 2:30pm to 3:30pm

  • Hitting/Fielding: 4:00pm to 5:30pm

WHO: 9-14 year-old players

Maximum 10 players per session

WHERE: North Chevy Chase Local Park

4105 Jones Bridge Road l Chevy Chase, MD 20815

COST: $200 per 5-day session*

COVID-19 Safety Protocols for players and coaches will be in place. Registrants will be sent safety protocols in advance of their session that they must agree to and are required to abide by. Coaches will be submitting to regular COVID-19 testing.

*Players may register for multiple sessions either in the same week or across weeks.

For more information, contact info@mclittleleague.org.




Coaches

SLADE HEATHCOTT

Slade Heathcott was drafted 29th overall in the first round of the 2009 amateur player draft by the New York Yankees. He was drafted out of high school from Texarkana, Texas. Debuting in 2015 in Washington, DC after seven surgeries and being told his career was over, he posted a career .400 batting average and 1.149 OPS in the big leagues and a career fielding percentage of .975 across five positions through out his 10-year career in professional baseball. Slade is a father of one 5-year old son and has three non-profits; More Than Baseball, Players For The Planet, and I Am More. He is also a commercial instrument rated pilot. Helping guide our youth and teenagers to not only become the best ball players they can be--but more importantly helping shape our youth into strong young men and women--is his life's goal and passion.




KEVIN KELLY

Kevin Kelly is a right-handed pitcher in the Cleveland Indians organization, which drafted him in the 19th round of the 2019 amateur player draft. He is from Springfield, Virginia and went to Paul VI Catholic High School before attending James Madison University in 2016. He went on to be a Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American as well as earned CAA All-Rookie Team honors after his freshman year. He was an all-star in the Cape Cod League his sophomore summer before being drafted his junior year. With the Indians organization, he played on the AZL Indians Blue team, which took second place in the Arizona League playoffs. He then went on to complete his degree in Computer Science at JMU in December 2019. His main interests other than baseball include programming, statistics, and fishing.




About More Than Baseball

OUR WHY

As a 501(c)3 our mission is to preserve and protect the future of baseball Minor league baseball players are subject to and pay for their own housing, equipment, and basic costs while regularly making under $8,000 a year. We exist to provide a support network for these players and build the community around baseball worldwide. Our focus with these camps is to empower youth using the platform that our players carry and teach the game the right way.

OUR FAMILY

With over 2,000 current and former MLB & MiLB players in our network, More Than Baseball works closely with experts in mental health, strength and conditioning, baseball-specific training, professional development, and financial guidance to enable these athletes to find success on and off the field.

OUR ADVANTAGE

Many young ballplayers are taught inaccurate or out of date philosophies and drills. With our growing network of players and coaches, More Than Baseball is able to focus its energy on creating a stronger, more dynamic learning space for youth baseball & softball players around the world.

Our motivation is rooted in the desire to use baseball as a tool for personal growth for all that play. For us, success is about more than just baseball, it's about using this game as a tool to create the best person and community possible.

OUR PROMISE

More Than Baseball has one purpose: to protect and enhance the game of baseball for ALL that play. To do this, we value integrity, perseverance, and cooperation while working closely with out national & local community partners to allow every athlete the opportunity to play baseball at their highest level in an environment that enables them to thrive.

More Than Baseball is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization | EIN: 83-2355576