Diamond Direction Events

All Skills Camp


WHO: Rising 5th - 8th Graders
CHECK IN: 8:00 AM - 8:15 AM
WARM UP: 8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
CAMP TIME: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
QA SESSION: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
COST: $90 per Camper


The Softball Project All Skills Camp; Powered by Diamond Direction is designed to teach fundamental softball skills that will include hitting, pitching, catching, throwing, infield and outfield play. We will be allowing a maximum of 50 participants to attend this camp and it will be geared towards all skill levels and positions for rising 5th-8th graders. The players will rotate between pitching/catching, hitting and defensive groups throughout the camp ending with a question/answer session for the parents and players.
We are extremely pleased to be partnered with The Softball Project. This partnership brings 2 highly decorated softball athletes in Kelsey Bruder and Lauren Haegar. Both were All Americans, SEC Players of the Year and played at the Professional level. They along with the rest of our Coaching staff will bring years of experience to young athletes.
Kelsey Bruder: Owner/President of The Softball Project
Lauren Haegar: Lead Pitching Instructor and hitting Instructor at The Softball Project
Kevin Hinde: Head Varsity Coach at Charlotte Christian School
Coach Kevin is in the middle of his fourth year (8th season) as Head Coach of Team North Carolina (Hinde). He is also the Head Coach for the Charlotte Christian Varsity Softball Team. He has been a part of youth athletics for more than 15 years, starting with baseball (youth and Junior Legion), middle school football, and eventually finding his love for the game of softball. He has coached softball at all levels from recreational softball teams, all-star teams, challenge teams, travel teams to high school varsity. He has coached and instructed at multiple camps including Faster2First Camps and Diamond Direction Camps. Coach Kevin is an ACE Level 2 certified coach with USA Softball, as well as a Safesport trained certified coach with USA Softball. His Team North Carolina (Hinde) coaching staff was 1 of only 7 on the 2018 NFCA's South Region Coaching Staff of the Year Ballot.
Josh Bahnick: Assistant Softball Coach at Charlotte Christian School
Coach Josh is entering his fourth season as a softball coach, but has coached youth sports for over 6 years. In addition to joining the Team North Carolina (Hinde) coaching staff in the summer of 2017, he also serves as an Assistant Coach for the Charlotte Christian Varsity Softball Team. He coached 2 years with Zone Select in Worcester, MA as the head coach of both a 13U and a 10U baseball team. He also coached 11U baseball with Showcase Baseball Academy (SBA) in Matthews, NC. Coach Josh studied Exercise Science at Lasell College where he also played baseball. He was awarded Rookie of the Year honors for his conference during his Freshman season. Josh was part of the Team North Carolina (Hinde) coaching staff that was 1 of only 7 on the 2018 NFCA's South Region Coaching Staff of the Year Ballot.
Stacey Schramm: Head Coach of Queens University of Charlotte
*We will add more camp staff up until camp so check back periodically*
LOCATION | Charlotte Christian School – 7301 Sardis Road Charlotte, NC 28270 (Entrance D and parking is on the right)
WHAT TO BRING | Each player must bring her own softball equipment. Players should bring a glove, bat, helmet, cleats and any other equipment they feel necessary to participate. Please bring tennis shoes for the covered, turf facility.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION | This Camp is limited by grade only.

CANCELLATION POLICY | In order to be compliant with NCAA rules, please understand that any payment you make towards camp is non-refundable. If for some reason a camper cannot attend, please inform Diamond Direction at diamonddirectionevents@gmail.com  two weeks prior to the camp or clinic date and we will gladly forward your camp balance to be used towards for a different Diamond Direction Camp. . Please note that this does not reserve or hold your spot, you must still meet registration deadlines. If the camp director is not notified two weeks prior to the camp or clinic date, no forward will occur. If an individual cannot attend due to a medical reason, please provide a doctor’s note to diamonddirectionevents@gmail.com  and the balance will be forwarded, if the cancellation is made prior to camp. Finally, no refunds or balance forwards will be issued upon expulsion or voluntary withdrawal from camp.

All Diamond Direction Softball Camps or clinics are open to any and all entrants, limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.