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Bulldog Baseball and Basketball Camps coming to SSC in June

5/9/2012

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Baseball Basketball Programs are accepting registrations for their summer camps in June.

The 2012 Bulldog Baseball Camp will take place from Monday, June 18th through Thursday, June 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Bulldog Stadium. The camp is designed for kids ages 6-14, and is directed by Head Coach Steve Ruzich and current players. The cost of the camp is $75 per camper for all four days of instruction. Each camper should have gym shoes, spikes, sweat clothes, and bring their own equipment.

Coach "Ru" was an All-American catcher at the College of Saint Francis and was drafted in 1985 by the Chicago White Sox. After a brief pro stint, Ruzich took over the SSC Baseball Team in 1987 and now also serves as SSC's Athletic Director. He is well-known as a director and coordinator of local parent-child baseball camps which have attracted thousands of participants, and Ruzich has also worked for the Chicago White Sox as an instructor in their Fundamentals area at Cellular One Field. For more information or to register please contact Coach Ruzich at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2413 or email SRuzich@ssc.edu .

The Bulldog Basketball Program will host two camps – a Championship Basketball Camp from June 25th through 28th from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., and a Championship Shooting Camp from June 18th through 21st from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the SSC Fitness Center/Fieldhouse. The camps are designed for Boys and Girls ages 7 - 17, and will be directed by Head Coach John Pigatti and players from the 2012 Bulldog Basketball Team. The cost of the Shooting Camp is $55 and the Basketball camp is $95, with a special price of $130 for both camps. Campers will need shorts, basketball shoes, and a T-shirt or practice uniform. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase every day of the camps. The main goal of these camps is to provide each individual with an opportunity to become a better player and to have some fun along the way. In order to accomplish these goals, the emphasis will be on the fundamentals of basketball.

Coach Pigatti brings over 20 years of college coaching experience from a well-rounded background. He was also the head coach of the Five Star Basketball Post Development Camp where he instructed several top 100 high school players in the country. Pigatti has received four Region IV-A, Coach of the Year Awards, and has been named IBCA Coach of the Year and District 4 Coach of the Year four times. For more information, or to register for the Basketball Camps, please contact Coach Pigatti at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2524 or email JPigatti@ssc.edu .

SSC is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois.

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