About Fielder's Choice

 

 

Fielder's Choice - Your Best Source for Baseball & Softball Training, Instruction & Youth Summer Camps.  Batting Cages.  Baserunning.  Pitching.  Improve Your Game!

 

 

We are located in Purcellville, VA and our clients come from all over Northern Virginia, including Leesburg, Ashburn, Lansdowne and Loudoun County.

 

 

Fielder's Choice
Baseball and Softball Training
701 D West Main Street
Purcellville, VA 20132
540 338-FC11(3211)
 

*Summer BASEBALL Camps 2012*

Youth and High School Prep Camps
Our youth overall skills camps offer top quality instruction and game play that allow campers to put their new skills into action.  Hitting, pitching, infield and outfield play as well as baserunning will be covered throughout the week.  All campers will be grouped by age and ability.   Camp tee shirt included.
 
Youth Camps at Haske Field, Purcellville
  Ages: 8-12
  Session I: June 18-22 Mon-Thu 9:00am-2:00pm;  -------------------->
                                                                  Fri 9:00am-12:00pm
  Session II: July 30-August 3 Mon-Thu 9:00am-2:00pm;                                                                                            Fri 9:00am-12:00pm ---------------->
  Staff:  Brad Bauder, Head Coach, Woodgrove HS
                      Mark Bauer, Head Coach, Tuscarora HS
                      Dan Miles, Fielder's Choice and the FC Staff
  Cost: $195 (member $180, call to register)
 
Youth Camps at Good Times Park, Leesburg
  Ages: 8-12                                       Cost: $125
  Date: June 13-16 Wed-Fri 9:30am-2:00pm;                                                                                                   Sat 9:30am-12:00pm ------------------------------------->
   Staff:  Mark Bauer, Head Coach, Tuscarora HS
                       Dan Miles, Fielder's Choice and the FC Staff
 
What to Bring for all youth camps:
Lunch packed in a small cooler
Water bottle
Baseball glove
Bat (not required)
Baseball Cap and Pants
Sunscreen
Equipment bag to store items
 
*There are no make-ups or refunds due to illness or weather*
 
High School Prep Baseball Camp
at Fireman's Field, Purcellville
 
Dates: June 25-29, M-TH 9:00-1:00, F 9:00-12:00
Ages: Rising 7th-9th graders
Location: Fireman's Field, Purcellville, VA
Staff:  Brad Bauder, Head Coach, Woodgrove HS
         Dan Miles, Fielder's Choice and the FC Staff
Cost: $175 (Members $165, please call to register)----------------------------------------->
 
 
This camp focuses on the advanced skills needed to compete at the High School Level.  A great way to prepare for the transition to the 90' diamond!
                  *There are no make-ups or refunds due to illness or weather*
  *This camp will not include a lunch break, however there will  be several water/snack break
 
*Summer SOFTBALL Camps 2012*
Youth and High School Prep Camps
presented by FC Director of Softball:
Chris Erickson
Our youth overall skills camps offer top quality instruction and game play that allow campers to put their new skills into action.  Hitting, pitching, infield and outfield play as well as baserunning will be covered throughout the week.  All campers will be grouped by age and ability.   Camp tee shirt included.
 
Youth Softball Camps at Woodgrove Park, Round Hill, VA
  Ages: 8-12
  Session I: June 25-29 Mon-Thu 9:00am-2:00pm;  --------------------->
                                                                  Fri 9:00am-12:00pm
 
  Session II: July 23-27 Mon-Thu 9:00am-2:00pm;  ---------------------->                                                                     Fri 9:00am-12:00pm
  Staff:  Chris Erickson, Director of Softball , Fielder's Choice
                     FC Staff
  Cost: $195 (member $180, call to register)
What to Bring for all youth camps:
Lunch packed in a small cooler
Water bottle
Softball glove
Bat (not required)
Softball Appropriate Clothing
Sunscreen
Equipment bag to store items
 
*There are no make-ups or refunds due to illness or weather*
 
High School Prep Softball Camp
at Philip Bolen Park, Leesburg, VA
 
Dates: August 13-17, M-TH 9:00-1:00, F 9:00-12:00
Ages: Rising 7th-11th graders
Location: Philip Bolen Park, Leesburg, VA
Staff:  Chris Erickson, FC Director of Softball
          and the FC Staff
Cost: $175 (Members $165, please call to register)----------------------------------------->
 
 
This camp focuses on the advanced skills needed to compete at the High School Level.  Also, a great way to prepare for the fall season.
                  *There are no make-ups or refunds due to illness or weather*
  *This camp will not include a lunch break, however there will  be several water/snack breaks
 
 
 
 
Fielder's Choice Baseball Club
We are proud to  introduce our travel teams
competing at the 9U-12U levels
 
 
 
 
 
Fielder's Choice Fastpitch Softball
We are proud to  introduce our travel teams
competing at the 12U & 14U levels
 
 
 
 
 
Our mission is to provide aspiring athletes of all ages with a superior indoor facility for first-rate Baseball and Softball training and instruction.  Our staff of former  professional and collegiate players can propel your game to the next level!
 
Fielder's Choice has Iron Mike remote- controlled pitching machines, well-lit tunnels, pro model fiberglass mounds, fastpitch pitching areas, new turf, the Right View Pro video analysis system and much more to make for a great training experience. 
 
Call today to reserve your cage rental, book a lesson, or register for a camp.
 
Great Membership opportunities are available; however you need not be a member to train at Fielder's Choice.
 
We are located at 701 West Main Street in Purcellville.  Our facility is directly across the street from Loudoun Golf and Country Club and is behind The Paint and Paper Place.
 
 
 
 
 
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday   3:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday              10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday                 By Appointment
       
Note to our Valued Clients
Regarding Business Hours
We are typically open seven days a week, however during the baseball and softball season there may be times when we are not open at our posted hours.  Our staff is made up of local coaches who from time to time may be out on the diamond coaching during regular hours.  Walk-ins are encouraged although we recommend calling ahead to reserve a lane or private instruction during this busy season.  Thank you.
 
       
 
Contact us:
 
Email - fielderschoice@fcpurcellville.com
 
 
 

Instructional Staff

 
Dan Miles- Director of Baseball Operations
Coach Miles' playing career includes a first team all league selection at second base for Atholton High School in Columbia, MD.  He then played two seasons as a pitcher for Catonsville Community College and went on to play at Frostburg State University for the 1991 and 1992 seasons when the Bobcats enjoyed a conference championship.   He finished his career as the number two all-time saves leader for the Bobcats in just two seasons at FSU.
 
His nearly 20 years in coaching includes experience as a player/manager in the Mid-Maryland Semi-Pro League, leading that club to four consecutive championships.  He has spent several years managing and coaching various levels of travel baseball from 9U-15U, Little League and LL All-Stars and founded the Fielder's Choice Baseball Club.  Dan's experience also includes serving as the Sports Program Director and teaching  private 4th-6th grade in Oak Hill, VA.
 
 
Mark Bauer- Baseball Instructor, Head Coach Tuscarora High School
Coach Bauer is a native of Loudoun County.  He graduated from Park View High School in 1997, and was an All District/All Region outfielder.  After high school, Coach Bauer attended Greensboro College where he played football and baseball.  On the baseball team, he played outfield and was a full time starter his junior and senior year.  Coach Bauer has coached high school baseball since 2001.  He has served as the JV Head Coach and Varsity Assistant Coach for various schools including Broad Run, Park View, Stone Bridge, and Loudoun Valley.  Coach Bauer is currently the Head Baseball Coach at Tuscarora High School in Leesburg.
 
Summer Camp and Winter Workout Staff
Brad Bauder- Head Coach-Woodgrove High School
Kristin Thurston- Head Coach- Loudoun Valley High School Softball
Thomas Moxley-  Frederick Community College
 
FCBC Coaches Playing Experience
Dan Miles- Catonsville Community College, Frostburg State University
Chris Lockhart-  Mt Olive College, Frostburg State University
Steve Blankenship- East Carolina University, Mary Wasington College
Fella Dolby-  University of Maryland, Virginia Weslyan College,
                        Atlanta Braves Organization
Lewis Rauch- Oklahoma University
 
 
Chris Erickson- Director of Softball Instruction
Coach Erickson has been instructing players of all levels for the last twenty years. For fifteen years, Chris was a high school football, baseball and wrestling coach in Montgomery County, Maryland, at Kennedy and Blake High Schools.
 
Chris left high school sports to spend more time with his children. After getting out of high school coaching, his daughter introduced him to the great sport of girls fast pitch softball. For the last six years, he has worked with girls from age eight to the college level and has coached many of the best players in Northern Virginia travel softball. Chris specializes in coaching hitting, pitching and catching. As a life long coach, Chris realizes that not all girls are the same and one size does not fit all. Chris has a talent for getting the most out of an athlete, no matter their skill set. Chris has a coaching philosophy that he has always stuck by: “Keep it simple, keep it fun and push the athlete beyond were they think they can go.”
 
Chris has resided in Loudoun County for the past ten years with his wife Teri and children Adriana and Ethan.
 
Kristen B. Fisher - Strength and Conditioning Trainer

Kristen is the founder of Power4Life, LLC and the lead fitness trainer at Fielder's Choice.  Her programs are designed to help players meet the physical requirements necessary to perform at their full potential.  She is an AFAA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and an AAAI/ISMA Certified Total Body and Strength Conditioning expert.

 

 

Tunnel Rental Rates
 
                                   Peak Season             Off Peak
                                    Nov- Apr                  May-Oct
                                     Regular  / Member    Regular  / Member
15 min. Lane 1 or 2*         $15            $12            $10             $9
 
30 min. Lane 1 or 2*         $30            $25            $20           $18
   
60 min. Lane 1 or 2*         $40             $35            $35          $30
 
30 min. Lane 3**               $20             $18            $18          $16     
 
60 min. lane 3**                $30             $25            $25          $20
  
Rates are for 1 player - Add-a-Payer To Any Lane   $5.00 each
 
*Lanes 1 and 2 include remote-controlled Iron Mike baseball pitching machines
**Lane 3 includes Atec Casey 2 Baseball/Softball variable speed pitching machine
 
 
Team Rental - Full Facility  Hourly $120.00 
Team Rental 1 lane  Hourly $60.00 
Team Rental 2 tunnels  Hourly $90.00
Other Team Rates Available
 

Membership

Membership Opportunites at Fielder's Choice
Member Benfits: reduced rates for rentals, lessons, camps, clinics,                                                birthday parties, and special events
Free facility use- Minimum 15 minute sessions Mondays and                                                            Wednesdays,  May through October                  
Individual Annual Membership $195
Family Membership $250
 
 
 
Instruction Rates
                                              Regular / Member
 
Individual  Single Lesson 30 min.                   $45       $40    
 
Individual  Single Lesson 60 min.                   $80       $72
 
Individual  3-pack 30 min.                                $126      $114      
Individual  3-pack 30 min. with video             $176      $158 
 
Individual  3-pack 60 min.                                $228      $205    
Individual  3-pack 60 min. with video             $278      $250
 
Individual  5-pack 30 min.                                $195      $175      
Individual  5-pack 30 min. with video             $245      $220    
   
 
Individual  5-pack 60 min.                                $360      $324    
Individual  5-pack 60 min. with video             $410      $370    
   
 
Individual  8-pack 30 min.                                $295      $252    
Individual  8-pack 30 min. with video             $370      $333   
      
 
Individual  8-pack 60 min.                                 $560      $504
Individual  8-pack 60 min. with video              $635      $572
 
 
Small Group  Single lesson up to 3 players    $25       $22.50    
   
 
Small Group  Single lesson up to 3 players - 60 min  $45      $40.50                                                                                                    
Team Instruction  Team Instruction (up to 12) 30 min    $60.00   Team Instruction  Team Instruction (up to 12) 60 min   $100.00
 
Video Analysis   (per session)                           $25 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Make FC the destination for a party your little all-star will remember!
 
Let the instructors and staff at FC handle all the details for a baseball-themed party that includes games and activities at our year-round, indoor facility.  We offer 2 packages designed to take the stress out of planning the big day and deliver a fun and memorable experience!
 
GRAND SLAM PARTY: 2 hour private party that includes your choice of party games hosted by FC Staff,
3 large pizzas, beverages, party supplies and paper goods for up to 12 guests.   Cost of Package- $249 
HOME RUN PARTY: 1.5 hour private party that includes your choice of party games hosted by FC Staff, beverages, party supplies and paper goods for up to 12 guests.   Cost of Package- $199 
 
CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE!  (540) 338-FC11(3211)
*$10 each additional guest, 50% non-refundable deposit due at time of booking, additional pizzas $15 each*

Phone- (540) 338-FC11(3211)