BASEBALL

 

SUMMER CAMPS

YOUTH CAMPS

HITTING CAMP

May 29 – 31 // 9:00-10:20am // Grades 3-8

FIELDING & THROWING

May 29-31 // 10:30-11:50am // Grades 3-8

PITCHING & CATCHING

June 4-6 // 9:00-10:20am // Grades 3-8

HIGH SCHOOL CAMPS

9TH GRADE CAMP

June 4-7 // 9:30am-12:30pm // Grade 9

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COACH BRIAN BUCKLIN

Head Coach Brian Bucklin is in his 13th year with St. James Academy baseball. In 2012, in just the 7th year of the program, the Thunder were crowned as back-to-back Class 4A State Champions winning the title in consecutive years in 2011 and 2012. Along with this success, the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches (KABC), and the Johnson County Sun named Coach Bucklin their Coach of the Year in 2011. Under Coach Bucklin St. James has posted a record of 125-67, a .651 winning percentage and has led 12 players who were recognized as All-State performers, and one Player of the Year (Jake Wodke, 2011) and one Pitcher of the Year (Matt Eckelman, 2012) by the KABC for the Thunder. Brian has also served as a hitting instructor for the nationally recognized Sluggers Baseball Academy from 2004-2006 coaching the 17/18u, 18u and the 15u teams.

Coach Bucklin grew up in Creston, Iowa and graduated from Creston High School in 1999. There he was named to the 1st team All-State, All-District and All-Conference baseball teams in 1998 and 1999 and was named the captain of the 3A All-State Team in 1999 by the Iowa Newspaper Association. Coach still holds 2 school records at Creston High School for batting average (.550) and home runs in a season (18). His home runs in a season ranks 8th all-time in Iowa high school baseball history and had 40 career home runs. Was named the Southwest Iowa Athlete of the Year in 1999 by the Omaha Nonpareil and received All-State recognition in football, basketball and was a state track qualifier

Brian Bucklin

Brian Bucklin

Head Coach

bbucklin@sjakeepingfaith.org

Baseball

 

Baseball State Champions

2011

2012

FALL SPORTS

Boys Soccer schedule
Cross Country schedule
Football schedule
Girls Tennis schedule
Cheer schedule
Volleyball schedule
Girls Golf schedule

SPRING SPORTS

Baseball schedule
Boys Golf schedule
Boys Tennis schedule
Girls Soccer schedule
Girls Swimming & Diving schedule
Softball schedule
Track & Field schedule

WINTER SPORTS

Bowling schedule
Boys Basketball schedule
Girls Basketball schedule
Wrestling schedule
Boys Swiming & Diving schedule

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