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Concord Sports Center Private Instruction

Private Instruction

Concord Sports Center feels that private instruction is the most important part of the developmental process for any baseball or softball player trying to take their game to the next level. Learning the proper fundamentals of the game at a young age gives players the opportunity to get the most out of their ability. Concord Sports Center is available everyday for private instruction. Call today to request an instructor or let us find the best fit for your private instruction needs.

Concord Sports Center Coaches Clinics

Concord Sports Centers Coaches Clinics are participative in nature and teach all aspects of the game of baseball.

Basic Clinics

Concord Sports Center instructors will teach you the proper warm-up, stretching and throwing mechanics as well as basic fielding, hitting, pitching, catching and base running.

Advanced Clinics

Here is your chance to focus on position play, game situation, pick-offs, hitting contact points, bunting, advanced fielding drills, run downs, cut-offs and much more.

We’re here to help you! If you are a baseball or softball coach in the New Hampshire area and want to improve your coaching skills, contact us today! We can also hold a clinic just for your league.

Call Concord Sports Center today for more information at (603) 224-1655.

One Student:
$35.00 per ½ hour

$70.00 per hour or

 

$185.00 for (6) ½ hr. private lessons (Save $25!)

$350.00 for (12) ½ hr. private lessons (Save $70!)

Group Instruction:
$30.00 per student for a 1 hour lesson

 *requires 3 or more students

Bryan Caruso - Baseball and Softball Coordinator

Bryan is 38 years old, born and raised in Northfield, NH. Graduated Winnisquam Regional High School in Tilton, NH Class of 1998. Graduated Endicott College, Beverly Massachusetts, Class of 2002 with a degree in Sports Management. After interning at Strike One in Danvers, MA  was hired as a manager and lead baseball instructor following graduation. While at Strike One worked under Strike One owner former Cleveland Indians and Seattle Mariners manger Eric Wedge. Started the travel baseball program the Strike One Spirit.

Played professionally in 2002 for the Brockton Rox of the Independent Northeast League. Played professionally in 2003 for the North  Shore Spirit of the Independent Northeast League.

Named All New England catcher, 2002. Played in All New England All Star game at Fenway Park. Holds Endicott College records for career home runs, hits, batting average, slugging percentage and games played. Had 38-game hitting streak as freshman in 1999. Greater Northeast Athletic Conference (CCC) Rookie-of-the-Year, 1999. Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) All-Conference catcher 2000, 2001 and 2002.

Played in the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League (ACBL), one of eight Major League Baseball sanctioned wooden bat leagues, in the summer of 2001 for the league champion New Jersey Colts. Named to ACBL All Star team. Led league in home runs. Top ten in seven major offensive categories.

Bryan has coached championship teams at all level of youth sports including New England AAU (Cannons, 2011), Senior American Legion (Concord Post 21, 2012), High School (New Hampton School, 2013) and Elite Baseball League (Cannons, 2013 and 2017). In 2014 Bryan was the Head Coach of the inaugural Cannons Prospects and the team won 3 championships including War at the Shore, Baseball Heaven Modus Prospect Challenge and Franklin Peirce Invitational.

Endicott College Athletic Hall of Fame Member 

http://ecgulls.com/information/gull_pride/hall_of_fame/new_bios/caruso_bryan?view=bio

Matt Tupman - Baseball Instructor

Matt Tupman is a Concord native that graduated Concord High School in 1999. Matt attended UMass Lowell which he earned All American Honors in 2002. He led the team to back to back College World Series appearances in 2001 and 2002.Matt was also named All New England as a catcher every season he attended UMass. Matt was selected in the 9th round of the 2002 Major league Baseball Draft by the Kansas City Royals. Matt spent 9 seasons in the Royals Organization making his Major League Debut in September of 2008.

In 2009 Matt played in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization before suffering a shoulder injury forcing him to miss part of the season. In 2006 Matt played for Team USA in Havana, Cuba to qualify for the 2008 Summer Olympics Matt spent three seasons in the Caribbean Winter League for Los Tigres Del Licey in the Dominican Republic. In 2008 Matt helped lead his team to the Caribbean World Series Championship. Matt was named the All Star Catcher of the league.

Matt started his coaching career with the Concord Cannons in 2010 leading the U15 Cannons to a 30-7 record. Matt has won numerous championships including the 2012 Concord American Legion State Title. Matt is available for Private Lessons in the areas of hitting, pitching, catching, strength and conditioning and fielding.

Instruction Packages
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Josh Jennato - Baseball Instruction

DAVID DROUIN - BASEBALL

David Drouin is a 2013 graduate of Merrimack Valley High School in Penacook N.H. Played 6 years for the Concord Cannons under coach Bryan Caruso. After HS, Drouin declined a professional contract from the Tampa Bay Rays to continue his baseball career at the University of Hartford. Drouin led his team to becoming the winningest class in Hartford history. David had the opportunity to play alongside first rounder Sean Newcomb (Braves) and numerous other draft picks. He also played in the historic Cape Cod Baseball League during the summer of 2016 while also playing in leagues such as the FCBL and NECBL in previous years. David is available for baseball instruction in all aspects of the game. David is also a manager at Concord Sports Center.

Kevin Renaud - Baseball

Kevin played baseball for 25 years. He has performed at the highest of levels. He started his college career in 2004 at DIII Becker College in Worcester, MA under Coach Walter Beede. He led a very successful team to its first winning season in many years. He was named second team All-Conference in his Freshman year.

Sophomore year 2005-06 was a huge success where he led the team in average .412, hits, RBI, Homeruns 10, Slug pct, and runs scored. That got him an All-America Selection. First Team All-Conference, First Team All-Region

Junior year 2006-07 saw a transfer to DII baseball powerhouse Franklin Pierce University under Jayson King. There he started all 60 games and propelled FPU to a 49-11 record, a program best 49 wins, and a World Series Participant, That season he was named to Division 2 NCBWA All- American Honorable Mention, Second team All- Conference, and First team All-Northeast Region Selection, Most Outstanding Player at the NCAA Division II Northeast Regional, NE-10 Tournament MVP, New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) All-Star Game at Fenway Park selection. He lead the team with .359 avg, 84 hits, homeruns 10, tied for triples 6, doubles 22 (conference best), 6 sacrifices, .632 slug pct., total bases 148, and RBI’s 65 at the time Single Season Program Record.

Senior Year 2007-08 led to another World Series appearance. The Ravens finished with a record of 43-15. An honorable mention NCBWA All-American for the second-straight season was also a consensus All-Northeast region first team selection for the second-straight year. He started all 58 games for Franklin Pierce, posting a .348 batting average (79-for-227) with 45 runs scored, 15 doubles, 3 triples, 8 home runs, 19 stolen bases and 56 RBI. Renaud was named Most Outstanding Player at the NCAA Division II Northeast Regional for the second-straight season after hitting .522 (12-for-23) with seven runs scored, two doubles, five home runs and 15 RBI in the Ravens five games en route to their third-straight regional championship. Renaud hit a three-run home run to lead the College Division (NCAA Divisions II & III) to a 6-3 victory over the University Division (Division I) at the 33rd-annual New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) All-Star Game at Fenway Park and earned Player of the Game Honors.
Renaud, also MVP is the 2007 Northeast-10 Tournament, is a two-time All-NE-10 first team selection as well.

 

Josh Partridge - Baseball Instructor

Josh Partridge is a graduate from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine and was on the varsity baseball team for four years. He was an impact player as soon as he had arrived on the team. He became a captain of his baseball team during his senior season. He is a left-handed pitcher that has seen his fair share of both starting and relieving. In his career, he landed second on the all-time ERA list (2.33), third in appearances (67), third in opponent batting average (.233), fourth in saves (13). Fourth in WHIP (1.14), and fourth in hits/9 (7.43). This past season during his senior year, he had broken the single season appearances record (23). In his career, he went 16-5-13 over 158.2 innings pitched and 159k’s. He was the number one pitcher on his team from his sophomore year until his senior year when he had graduated. The accolades that he had collected in his career were; GNAC Pitcher of the Year (2018), NEIBA Joe Walsh All-Star Game (2018), GNAC All-Tournament Team (2016,2018), All-GNAC 1st team (2017,2018), ABCA/Rawlings New England 2nd team (2017), 3rd team (2018), NEIBA 2nd team (2017), 3rd team (2018), D3Baseball.com New England 2nd team (2018), 3rd team (2017), All-GNAC 3rd team (2016), GNAC pitcher of the week 5X’s, D3Baseball.com team of the week, and GNAC weekly honor roll. He was also on the North Shore Navigators (FCBL) and the Adirondack Trail Blazers (PGCBL). Both teams are in the top 10 summer college baseball leagues in the country.

Sarah Lavallee - Softball

Sarah is currently the head Coach for the 16u Lady Cannons.

Sarah attended Manchester Central High School where she was a 4 year varsity starter. During her time at Central she racked up over 500 strikeouts and was selected for First Team All-State her Sophomore, Junior, and Senior seasons. She was team captain both her junior and senior year. Sarah is now in her senior year at Southern New Hampshire University where she is a member of the softball team. Sarah's accolades so far for SNHU include:

 

  • 2017 Northeast-10 First Team All-Conference selection
  • 2016 Division II CCA All-East Region choice
  • 2016 Northeast-10 Conference Pitcher of the Year
  • 2016 Northeast-10 First Team All-Conference choice
  • 2015 Consensus First Team All-Region selection
  • 2015 Northeast-10 First Team All-Conference selection
  • 2015 Northeast-10 Conference All-Rookie Team member

Sarah focuses in the areas of pitching, hitting, and fielding.

Emily Saulnier - Softball

Emily is currently a coach for the 16u Lady Cannons.

Emily attended Londonderry High School where she was a 4 year varsity player. Emily was selected to First Team All-State her senior year. Emily was an extremely versatile player who caught, played infield, and outfield. Emily has been actively involved in  coaching ASA travel softball and giving private instruction for the past four years throughout NH. Emily is now a senior at Southern New Hampshire University. 

Emily focuses in the areas of catching, hitting, and fielding.

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