News and Announcements
The North Florida Baseball Academy (NFBA) fields several travel teams known as the North Florida Hurricanes under the direction of Senior Head Coach Mark Campbell. Coach Campbell ended his pro ball career with the Astros Organization. Playing and teaching the game of baseball has been his passion for the last 50 years. NFBA’s mission is to provide an accelerated environment for learning the skills of baseball. NFBA's training program extends to all baseball players, no matter what team they may play for. The academy provides each player with year-round instruction and quality coaching from experienced professionals. We strive to instill a strong sense of sportsmanship and teamwork in each player, while learning to excel at the fundamentals of baseball.
North Florida Baseball Academy
Senior Head Coach: Mark Campbell- Former FIU, Houston Astros Organization and 15 Years Of Professional Softball
VP Membership: Liesel Campbell (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Mark Campbell (Former-FIU and Houston Astros Organization, Catcher) Expertise: Over 40 years: Full Game- Batting, Pitching, Catchers, IF, OF
Billy Butler (Former North Florida Hurricanes-Graduate of Wolfson HS and currently with the Oakland A’s)
Christopher Campbell (Former North Florida Hurricanes-Graduate of Bishop Kenny HS and the College of Charleston. COC retired Christopher's jersey number on the field)
Weston Hoekel (Former North Florida Hurricanes-Graduate of Bishop Kenny HS, Draft choice 2010 Red Sox, Ole Miss, FCCJ, RH Pitcher
Mike Jones (Episcopal HS- Former Royals Organization, Pitcher)
Scott Hennessy (Dodgers Scout)
Dustin Evans (Former- Three year letter winner for GA Southern, Student Baseball Asst., Director Of baseball Operations, Drafted Cincinnati Reds, SoCo Pitcher Of The Week, Cape Cod League, Drafted Atlanta Braves, Three Seasons Minor Leagues, Mississippi Braves)
Open to the public: Local park ball and travel teams can now rent the academy for their team's practice Monday -Sunday. The academy is located at 5909 St. Augustine Road, Suite #4, Jacksonville, 32207. Look under location tab for directions.
The North Florida Baseball Academy offers private instruction. Instruction ranges from beginner to advance. Ages range from 5 yrs old, HS... returning Pro players. Student can expect professional one on one instruction in a controlled environment. Instruction in batting, pitching, catching, receiving and throwing the baseball correctly, catcher's drills, power batting etc. The academy also trains girls that play baseball and softball.
Sharing our professional knowledge is our goal and the love of the game is our passion.
North Florida Hurricanes
Travel Baseball Teams
SPRING SEASON 2018 To determine your age group...ask yourself, how old is my son on May 1st, 2018. Your answer will determine what age group your son can play in from January 1st 2018 thru July 31st 2018
Ages: 10U, 11U and 12U Cooperstown Dreams Park Team
Do you want to be a North Florida Hurricanes?
**The North Florida Huricanes are looking to add a few players to their rosters**
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND TRYOUTS, PLEASE EMAIL: email@example.com
TRYOUTS HAVE STARTED FOR THE SPRING 2018 SEASON
What to expect at tryouts: Player trying out will attend practice with our exsisting team. This will give the player trying out and their parents a chance to meet the team and parents. Please bring all of your gear to practice/tryouts: bat, glove, helmet and catcher's gear if needed. Cleats will be worn if the tryout is at the field and sneakers will be worn if tryout is at the North Florida Baseball Academy. Baseball pants or shorts are fine, dress for weather condition.
SPRING 2018 SEASON
*NORTH FLORIDA HURRICANES*
10U NORTH FLORIDA HURRICANES TEAM
11U NORTH FLORIDA HURRICANES TEAM
12U NORTH FLORIDA HURRICANES TEAM [CONFIRMED ATTENDANCED TO PLAY IN THE 2018 COOPERSTOWN DREAMS PARK TOURNAMENT]
TRYOUTS :EACH MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY @ 6PM
Field: 9827 Jupiter Court. S
Jacksonville, Florida 32216
Academy: 5909 St Augustine Rd, Jacksonville, Florida 32207 [LOCATION CHANGE ONLY DUE TO POOR WEATHER AT THE FIELD]
If you would like to receive updated information on tryouts, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org