- State District Champs: 2004--Elite 8 Teams
- State Playoff Berths: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012
- LP Baseball = One Total & Complete Baseball Program
- Gain Player Exposure for the Next Level; Access to MLB Associate Scout & COS 2010 Coach of the Year
- Numerous College/University Contacts with Proven Player Schlorship Record
Baseball Mission Statement
Our mission is to develop continuous competitive teams. We will strive to improve each players skill leveraging off their individual talent. Actively sponsor each player desiring and capable of playing at the NCAA Div I, II, NAIA, or JUCO level.We will develop mutual respect between players and coaches
Baseball Season Outline
We Play How We Practice = Be FOCUSED & Play with Urgency and Intensity
Fall Program: Mid-Aug - Mid-Oct (2 Months)
Long Toss program to develoment arm strenght. Cross Over Symmetry Pre-Activity, Core Activation Training, Pitcher Velocity Training, Arm Care Conditioning, and Post Activation Conditioning. Bullpens, hitting mechanics, bunting, etc. Will gain conditioning routine refinement from AFA Conditioning Coach. Program posted main menu under Fall Program.
Condition Training: Oct - Nov (2 months)
The baseball training staff will develop a specific baseball strenght & core training program. The goal of this program is to develop speed, strength, power, and agility through conditioning.
MLB or College Professional Hitting Instruction (Dec-Jan)
Groups of three hitters and HS Coach's will meet with TBA once per week (Mondays) for professional hitting instruction. After each hitting lesson, we will meet twice (Wed & Fri) per week to practice and re-inforce hitting lesson instruction prior to the next professional hitting lesson. Coach's will attend lessons (take notes) to insure they understand what players need to work on and for consistency of instruction.
College Planning & Recommendations: Sep - Apr (9 months)
Any player that plans to play baseball at the college/university level should speak with Coach McCabe. Once the player decides (with Coach M input) on possible colleges, the player is responsible to provide Coach M with the a stamped envelope (for each school in the players consideration) with the school name, address, and baseball coach's name, so a recommendation letter could be mailed. Also provide college coach's phone number, so a call can be made. This responsibility is with the player. Coach M will follow-up with calls to your colleges throughout the season and provide player status. College/University contacts established thru MLB scouting association.
Pre-Season Winter Baseball Indoor Workouts: Dec - Feb (3 months)
The facility consists of 3 batting cages, 3 pitching mounds, and an infield area. We will work on our basic hitting approach; defensive plays, offensive plays, our pitching philosophy per our playbook (provide on web page). Goal--all players will have full understanding (white boards) of our game strategies(defensive plays, offensive game plans, hitting and pitching approaches).
Pitching Bullpens: Dec - Feb (3 months)
Long Toss with pulldown phase. Bullpens to develop the following: control, pitch sequence, pitch selection, pitching philosophy, inning pitch count goals. Bullpens--throwing all pitches, working on pitch locations 1-9, and building up to a game pitch count.
High School Season: Mar - May (2.5 months)
Our season opens with a round-robin 4-way scrimmage with Denver teams (Mullen, Heritage, & Chatfield). We have either practices or games everyday, except Sundays. Our practices include extensive batting practice, bullpens, and defensive work. The playbook and practice plans are utilized for player development. Our season consists of 19 games.
Arizona Spring Break Trip--4 Game Tournament (Spring Break)
During Spring Break, the varsity baseball team travels to Glendale, AZ to play in the Bob's Invitational Tournament or Phoenix to paly in the Greenway Tournament. We play 4-games. We will catch Spring Training games in the local area. Excellent competition, player exposure, and great fun!
Baseball Banquet: May (1 night)
Held in May, with food, fun, and laughs. Highlighted with video show (CD) on each squad (Varsity, JV, and C) games.
High School Playoffs: May (3 weeks)
Play off seeding is a true seeding. District round (1st weekend) is a single game elimination with max of two games (DH).
Regional round (2nd weekend) is double game elimination. Championship round is double elimination.
Summer Baseball Season: Jun - Jul (2 months)
Varsity Team: At times I will change-up our summer program to add some diversity and allow for player exposure.
Some options: Option 1: Denver League (~24 games) with ~4-tournaments (~17 games). Total games ~40-45.
or Option 2: 7-Summer Tournaments--playing in Nevada, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, & Colorado.
For Summer 2012--option 1.
JV Team: Plays in either the Denver League (24 games)with ~3 tournaments (12 games)or COS High School JV Summer league (~20 league games) with an end of season tournament.
Incoming Freshman Team: Plays in the COS High School Freshman Summer league. Team plays ~20 league games with an end of season tournament. Go to "Links" on this web page and launch league web site for more information.
Off-Season: Summer Break ~Jul 20 - Aug 20 (1 Month)
Top Dozen Reasons to Play Baseball at Lewis Palmer High School
1. National School of Excellence: Six-time John Irwin School of Excellence Award Recipient; 16 AP courses offered; Ranked 2nd among public schools in the state for college readiness
2. Academic class sizes aren't big, which allows for more one-on-one time. Great School rating 10 out of 10. The highest in the area.
3. Great facilities to practice and play on
4. We secure an indoor baseball facility (entire year,every year)
5. Coaches work hard to build players as individual ball players & as a team member
6. Opportunity to get better as a baseball player
7. Opportunity to play many innings
8. Chance to be part of a winning program
9. Competition in the COS 4A Pikes Peak League is top notch
10. Family atmosphere--fun
11. Player skill development is our main objective
12. Opportunity for exposure to JUCO's & four year colleges, based on an MLB Associate Scout contacts
If You Are a Competitive Player--Play at LP to Open Your Future Baseball Doors
We have the most comprehensive baseball program in Colorado Springs/Monument. You will receive instruction in our baseball strategy, skill development in offensive, defensive, & pitching, repetition based on skill instruction, and general baseball philosophy dealing with all baseball situations. Our program consists of: core strength, speed, and agility training, MLB professional hitting instruction, extensive pre-season indoor winter workouts covering our offensive/defensive/pitching instruction and development on team strategies. Play in our extensive summer baseball program starting with our incoming 9th grade team thru our varsity level team. Even after graduation, play college summer baseball with the Doubleday's college baseball club. A total and comprehensive baseball program built for the player(s) wanting to either excel at the HS level or play baseball at the college level. Our baseball program is offered for ALL our HS players to participate, not just the varsity players. So if you are serious about baseball, this HS baseball program is for you. Please take the time now to reach your future baseball goals. If you have any questions or require additional information on our program, please feel free to contact us.
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