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2021 Baseball Camp



Campers will learn:

  • Techniques of position
  • Throwing, fielding and defense
  • Aspects of pitching
  • Hitting skills and offense
  • Baserunning and sliding

Baseball Camp is for kids entering grades 1-8

Dates & Hours
June 7-9, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Baseball Camp will be held at WCA’s Baseball Complex on the Opelousas Campus. 186 Westminster Drive, Opelousas, LA 70570

The cost for Baseball Camp is $120.00. This fee includes a camp t-shirt if registration is received prior to May 28, 2021. Walk-ups are welcome on the first day of camp.

Camp Gear
Campers should bring lunch daily, gloves, bats, baseball shoes and wear appropriate clothing. Campers will be grouped according to age and ability. Private lessons are available year round.

Contact Info
Coach Buddy Turnage
email: rturnage@wcala.org
WCA Athletic Office: 337-942-4879

Coach Turnage attended Jefferson Davis Community College his freshman year and earned the slot of Friday night starter at Delgado Community College. In his move to the University of New Orleans he played as a relief pitcher breaking the school record for appearances as a junior and then beating his own record again as a senior. His university baseball career also earned him a slot on the all-conference tournament team. His slot on the All-Winn Dixie showdown team provided him the privilege of playing in the Super Dome.

Coach Turnage served as the pitching coach at Loyola University of New Orleans for 7 years. During his time on staff the team broke the school record with 35 wins.

Coach Turnage served on the baseball staff at Chalmette High School for four years. During his two years as head coach the team won 20+ games in back-to-back seasons for the first time in school history. The team also broke the school record with 24 wins, and earned a semifinal appearance and a district championship. Coach Turnage also served 2 years as head coach at Belle Chasse High School where they broke the school record with 28 wins and earned a semifinal appearance and a district championship.

Coach Turnage's additional honors and awards include:

  • 2-time District Coach of the Year
  • St. Bernard Parish Coach of the Year
  • Westbank Coach of the Year
  • All-Metro Coach of the Year
  • 4A State Coach of the Year

Complete an online registration form by clicking here. The fees can be paid the first day of camp. Checks payable to Robert Turnage.