Linwood - June 26th - June 30th
Sea Isle City - July 24th - July 28th
All Clinics 9am - Noon
Clinic Directors: Bobby Woods & Robert Woods, Jr.
Bobby played four seasons of professional baseball in the Chicago Cubs Organization as a shortstop and third baseman. Some of the well known players he played with and against include Roger Metzger, Vida Blue and Rick Reuschel of the San Francisco Giants, Billy North and Joe Rudi of the Oakland Athletics, Occar Gamble and Mickey Rivers of the New York Yankees, Craig Swain of the New York Mets, Dan Stainhouse of the Baltimore Orioles, Larry Gura of the Kansas City Royals and Bill Buckner of the Boston Redsox.
. BA Arizona State University
. MA Rowan University
. Helped select members of the United States 1983 Pan American Baseball Team
. 5 Coach of the Year Awards at the High School and Collegiate level
. Member of the Atlantic City High Athletic School Hall of Fame
. Member of the Association of Professional Ball Players of America
The Shore Baseball and Softball Clinic will teach the following: Hitting, Bunting, Base Running, Pitching, Catching, First Base, Second Base, Shortstop, Third Base & Outfield.
There will be a major emphasis on hitting, fielding, throwing and catching.
Bobby played four seasons of professional baseball with the Chicago Cubs Organization as a shortstop and third baseman. Some of the well-known players he played with and against include Roger Metzger, Vida Blue, and Rich Reuschel of the San Francisco Giants; Billy North of the Oakland Athletics; Oscar Gamble and Mickey Rivers of the New York Yankees; Craig Swain of the New York Mets; Don Stanhouse of the Baltimore Orioles; Larry Guru of the Kansas City Royals and Bill Buckner of the Boston Red Sox.
Bobby is a 1972 graduate of Arizona State University, which has one of the finest collegiate baseball programs in the country. He also has a Master's Degree in Health and Physical Education from Rowan University. In 1973 Bobby coached the Margate Senior League to win the New Jersey State title.
He is the former head baseball coach at Atlantic Community College, which won the Garden State Athletic Conference and Region XIX Championship in his first year there. He was also selected Region XIX Coach of the Year, which includes all of New Jersey, Delaware and eastern Pennsylvania, and Garden State Conference Coach of the Year for the 1976 season. His 1978 team finished as the 11th-ranked junior college in the United States. He was also selected WOND radio station's Coach of the Year that year.
Bobby helped select members of the United States Pan American Games Baseball Team in 1983, with one of his prospects later playing on the 1984 United States Olympic Baseball Team.
In 1988 Bobby coached Egg Harbor Township High School to a tri-championship of the Cape Atlantic Division I. For that year he was selected Atlantic County and Atlantic City Press Coach of the Year for Scholastic Baseball, achieving his fifth Coach of the Year Award.
In November of 1994 Bobby was inducted into the Atlantic City high School Athletic Hall of Fame, representing the first group of athletes recognized in the school's history. Bobby is also a member of the Association of Professional Ballplayers of America.