Deschutes Baseball Academy
SunWest Baseball presents Deschutes Baseball Academy!
Deschutes Baseball Academy
FREE full day baseball camp open to all 3rd - 12th grade players
FREE t shirt
July 13, 14 & 15
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at Redmond High School
9am-noon: Fundamentals, Mechanics, Game Situations
noon - 1pm: Lunch (provided)
1:30pm - 4pm: Training Games
Step 1: Register HERE
Step 2: Show up, respect the game and represent
Step 3: Let's gooooo!
Quinn Claire, Head Coach, Bend High School
Coach Claire graduated from Bend High School in 2006 where he was a three-year letterman as a middle infielder. He went on to play baseball at Cuesta College in California and in Fairbanks, Alaska in the ABL. Claire graduated college from OSU in 2011 and teaches Science at Bend High. Coach Claire also coaches football for the Lava Bears.
Kramer Croisant, Head Coach, Sisters High School
Coach Croisant was a three-sport athlete (football, basketball, and baseball) at LaSalle High School, but baseball was always his favorite. He played at first base and also as a pitcher and was an all-league player his junior and senior year. Kramer played one year at Linfield and then transferred to Western Oregon, where he got his degree in accounting. After graduation, Croisant returned to LaSalle serving as the freshman baseball coach for two years, and then onto Jacksonville as the JV baseball coach for two years. Prior to accepting the position at Sisters High School, Coach Croisant was Crook County High School’s head baseball coach.
Ryan Johnson, Head Coach, Mtn View High School
A Washington State native, Johnson played baseball at Lower Columbia College before transferring to Sonoma State University. Coach Johnson began coaching the MVHS Jr. Varsity team in 2016. Prior to taking over the varsity MVHS baseball program in 2017, Coach Johnson coached at the high school level in the San Diego area for six years. While in San Diego, Johnson helped lead Mission Hills High School to its first ever CIF Baseball Title in 2013.
Stan Manley, Head Coach, Redmond High School
Coach Manley began coaching at RHS in 2019. Manley most recently served as the head baseball coach at Linfield College. Prior to that he was the winningest head baseball coach at Sheldon High School in Eugene for 14 years, leading the school to three 6A state championship games, winning twice in both 2013 and 2015. Manley was named OSAA 6A baseball coach of the year twice in 2013 and 2015.
Richie Sexson, Head Coach, Summit High School
Coach Sexson is 2-time MLB All-Star first basemen. He is known for being the tallest position player in the MLB at 6’8”. Sexson was an all-state three sport athlete at Prairie High School in Brush Prairie, WA. Drafted in 1993 by the Cleveland Indians in the 24th round, he played four seasons in the minors and made his first major league appearance in 1997 with the Indians. He played professionally through 2008, including a four-year run with the Mariners. In 2001 and 2003 he hit 45 home runs for the Milwaukee Brewers, tying the franchise single season record. Sexson finished his career with 306 career homers.
Coach Dietz has been a leader in high school baseball in Central Oregon, most recently holding coaching positions at both Redmond and Ridgeview High Schools. Dietz was an All-American 2nd baseman in his career and was drafted by the Detroit Tigers. He played at San Diego State University and returned to his alma mater to coach. He has also coached at the high school level in the San Diego area.
Marc Horner, President, SunWest Baseball & Softball
Marc Horner has held multiple administrative and teaching positions over the past 20 years with the Redmond School District. Horner has also coached baseball, basketball and football at multiple levels. He was part of the founding Board of Directors and holds the position of President for SunWest Baseball & Softball, a youth travel league based in Redmond, OR. Horner has also been instrumental in forming Deschutes Baseball Academy to ensure that quality baseball instruction and positive experiences in the sport are accessible to all kids in Central Oregon. Originally from Wenatchee, Wash. Horner attended college and played baseball at Azusa Pacific University in California and Central Washington University. He earned his Masters degree from the University of Oregon.