Diamond in the Rough | Winter Tour- CANCELLED


The mission of Diamond in the Rough is to teach the fundamentals as well as the advanced skills of baseball to ages 13 - 18. Helping each player to better understand the game both mentally and physically. Attending this camp will also allow players to further develop individual skills through individual and group instruction, as well as hands-on interaction with an all-star lineup of coaches and special guests.

This two-day clinic and Pro Day of pitching, catching, infield, outfield, baserunning, and hitting will give each player a head start for the upcoming season. Our All-Star line-up of veteran coaches and MLB special guests will provide campers with professional instruction and hands-on experience.

January 20th & 21st
Ages: 13 - 18
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm | With Pro Scout Day and Camp Cookout to follow.
(Lunch Provided)
Cost: $175

Location: St. Thomas Aquinas High School, 14520 Voss Dr, Hammond, LA 70401

Coaches Attending


MLB Special Guests

  • Johhny Brechtel - Pouchatoula
  • Greg Briggs - Live Oak
  • Mark Weinmuson - Mandeville
  • Brian Gardner - Pouchatoula
  • Mark Gosnell - Acadiana
  • Randy Roth - Former St. Louis Cardinal Organization
  • Dale Sisemore - Live Oak
  • Wayne Stein - St. Charles Catholic
  • Davey Clement - Lutcher
  • Gabe Woods - Albany
  • Barrett Morgan - St. Thomas Academy
  • Steve Ceravolo - Hammond
  • Matt Kinzer - Camp Director 
  • Coach David Pittman - Field Coordinator 
  • Johnny Sullivan - Ast. Field Coordinator

Fred McGriff - Played 19 years in Major League Baseball for 7 different teams, 5-Time All-Star. Career .284 493 HR 1550 RBI

Wade Miley - Has pitched 7 years in Major League Baseball for 4 different teams. National League All-Star 2012. 2nd in ROY ballot 2012 | Loranger HS and Southeastern Louisiana University

Reid Brignac - Played 9 years in Major League Baseball for 7 different teams. Drafted 2nd round out of St. Amant HS

Dan Jennings - Former Major League Manager and General Manager of the Miami Marlins, currently Washington Nationals Assistant General Manager

Matt Kinzer - Former Major League pitcher. St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers and Current Atlanta Braves Major League Scout

Pat Murtaugh - Major League Scout for the New York Yankees

Bill Latham - Major League Scout for the Los Angeles Dodgers

Jay Artigues - Former head coach at Southeastern Louisiana University, overall record 276-188. Current Athletic Director at Southeastern Louisiana University

Mark Willoughby - Amateur Area Supervising Scout for the Miami Marlins

Benny Latino - Pro Scout for Miami Marlins

Kade Scivique - LSU/Atlanta Braves catching prospect

Steve Williams - Major League Scout for the Pittsburgh Pirates