Matt Duran of the New York Yankees and Tom Koehler of the Florida Marlins
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Welcome to Rising Star Baseball Camp

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Rated #1 Camp 'For Kids Who Love Baseball' - SSR SPORTS
Welcome to the Rising Star Baseball Camp (New York Baseball Camp) located in New Rochelle, NY. This New York based baseball camp draws athletes (boys & girls ages 4-15) from Long Island, Westchester County, the Bronx/Queens, and Connecticut. While many campers enrolled in this baseball camp reside in Scarsdale, New Rochelle, Larchmont, Pelham, Bronxville, and Mamaroneck, numerous players come from all over the tri-state area. Several campers have come from other countries, including Japan, Finland, Ireland, Bahamas, Scotland, Hong Kong, and Nigeria (Africa).  The camp is held at Albert Leonard Middle School (click for directions) in New Rochelle.  
The baseball camp program is split into five separate age categories: Prospects Three Hour Program (ages 4-5)*, Rookie Ball (ages 6-8), Single A Ball (ages 9-10), AA Ball (ages 11-12), and AAA Ball (ages 13-15). *Note: Prospects Program runs 9:00am-12:00pm during Session V only. Among the various day camps in Westchester County, the sophisticated drills and activities are unique compared to all other area baseball camps in New York. An excellent camper to coach ratio combined with instruction from coaches with college and professional playing experience has helped the camp produce several active professional players, dozens of current college baseball players, and hundreds of high school players. View the list HERE.
Congratulations to Peter Matt, Chris Dutra, Triston Olmo,
Joe Pepe, and Kevin Coleman who were All-State selections!
Veteran Camper & June, 2018 MLB Draft Prospect Jojo Gray Featured In Baseball America (For Video Pitching Highlights and Inspiring Story On Gray Click HERE)
Pictured: As Camper (2013); Cape Cod League - Chatham Anglers (Summer 2017) 
In 2018, 25 former campers are currently playing NCAA baseball. Sophomores John Valente (IF) and Ryan Doty (P) are competing at Big East powerhouse baseball programs - St. John's University and Villanova U. Chris Dutra (C) is playing at Duke University in the ACC Conference and Zack Leone at Valparaiso. Campers Nate Estes and Carmine Giordano are playing in nationally ranked college programs. Congratulations to all of our campers competing in NCAA baseball and good luck this season!
Camper John Valente Selected First Team All-Big East
Pictured: St. John's U. (2017); As camper (2011); As camp coach (2016)
Tom Koehler defeated the Masahiro Tanaka and the NY Yankees 2-1 on June 15, 2015. Through seven innings, Koehler struck out five, yielded only 3 hits and 1 run.
Click here to see story & highlights

Camper Jojo Gray Signs with Chatham
Anglers of Cape Cod Baseball League
Pictured: LeMoyne U. (2017); As camp coach (2015-2016)

In August, 2017 several of our campers played Japan vs. six Japanese teams for a highly competitive, culturally interactive baseball trip. Click HERE to see more photos of the trip.

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On August 1st, six campers won a prize to meet Alex Rodriguez
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Jake Depew of Tampa Rays providing hitting instruction to Jared Wilson in July.

100 campers/parents were guests of RS Baseball Camp and the NY Mets to watch the Mets battle the St. Louis Cardinals!

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 75 campers, coaches, and parents were provided tickets to watch the Yankees defeat the Detroit Tigers 5-4.
During Summer Session II, Jake Depew and Ryan Dunn from the Tampa Bay Rays provided hitting instruction at camp.  As two of the top players in minor league baseball, they gave our campers batting tips, answered many questions, and signed autographs.  In the following weeks, the Rockland Boulders, "Boulder Bird" Mascot, and slugger Rob Kelly visited.  Kelly smashed numerous mammoth home runs, discussed his hitting techniques/strategies, and signed over 100 autographs!
1999 Commemorative Rising Star Camp Photo

Koehler Gets The Call!
Tom Koehler who attended the Rising Star Baseball Camp during summers 1999-2000 was called up to the MLB roster of the Miami Marlins on September 1, 2012. Koehler was the 2010 Southern League Double A Pitcher of the Year after being the starting pitcher in the Double A All-Star Game and finishing with a 16-2 overall record. Tom coached at the baseball camp for a couple of summers during college. Congratulations and keep throwing the 96 MPH heat!
Click here to view footage of Koehler striking out 2010 NL MVP Joey Votto.
Click here to view footage of Koehler's first career hit in the MLB.
Below: RS Camper (1999), Stonybrook U. (2008), Miami Marlins (2009).

Coach Matt Duran Drafted By NY Yankees!
Matt Duran who coached at the Rising Star Baseball Camp and attended New Rochelle HS was selected by the New York Yankees in the 4th Round of the 2011 MLB Draft.  Matt's tremendous work ethic and academic accomplishments are a model for all young players to emulate. Congratulations Matt and keep driving the baseball to all parts of the field with authority! Below: (2010), Rising Star Baseball Camp (2009), RS Campers at SI Yankee Game (2012).
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Steve Gilman who worked as a pitching instructor at the Rising Star Baseball Camp (while attending Yale University) was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the MLB Draft. Congratulations Coach Gilman! Pictured: With campers & pitching for Yale.