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Week of 2/15/21: UPDATED

Posted by DUBLIN JEROME CELTIC BASEBALL at Feb 13, 2021 10:03AM PST ( 0 Comments )

Monday 15th – OFF
Tuesday 16th – Pitching 3:30-5:30, Lift 6:00-7:00.
Wednesday 17th – JVB/JVA Hitting 3:00-4:15, VAR 4:15-5:30.
Thursday 18th – JVB/JVA Hitting 3:00-4:15, VAR 4:15-5:30.
Friday 19th – 3:00-4:00 Long Toss in AUX GYM for NON-Pitchers. Pitching 3:30-5:30.
Saturday 20th – OptionalLifting 11:00-12:00.

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Ares Spirit Store Now Open

Posted by DUBLIN JEROME CELTIC BASEBALL at Feb 3, 2021 4:02PM PST

https://store.areswear.com/DublinJeromeHS_Baseball/shop/home

Here is the link above to the last spirt ware store.

*SHIPPING: Direct to each individual ($6.50 per order at checkout)
CLOSE DATE: 2/28/2021
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THINGS TO REMEMBER:

Changes cannot be made to your store (garments, pricing, designs, shipping option, fundraising amounts, etc.) Once there is a purchase on your store. PLEASE REVIEW YOUR STORE BEFORE SENDING OUT THE LINK to be sure you don’t wish to make further adjustments.
Backordered items may be exchanged for a comparable item if original item is not available when store closes. If an item cannot be replaced, it will be cancelled and refunded, and purchaser notified directly.
There is a 6pc per design minimum for screenprinted items to be produced. Items can combine purchases to meet this minimum if they share a design (same colors, same size, same placement on the garment)
Orders will ship approximately 10-15 business days AFTER the store’s close date. Please allow additional time for certain brands, such as Under Armour or Adidas. Items may go out in separate shipments. If an item becomes unavailable, the customer will be notified and the customer’s card will be refunded. Ares Sportswear reserves the right to cancel and fully refund orders that cannot be fulfilled.
All items are custom made. Therefore, no returns or exchanges will be accepted on online store items. Orders will NOT be accepted after the store deadline

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This Week In Baseball - 2/1

Posted by DUBLIN JEROME CELTIC BASEBALL at Jan 29, 2021 10:50AM PST

Welcome all to the Jerome Celtic Baseball Family!!

Wanted to put out a few things due to our booster group not having a booster meeting for such a long while. Normally we have a meeting once a month beginning in October.

Coaching Staff:
Chris Huesman – Varsity Head Coach (huesman_chris@dublinschools.net)
Jay Stoner – Varsity Pitching Coach (stoner_jj@dublinschools.net)
Ken Carpenter – Asst. Varsity (carpenter_ken@dublinschools.net)
Colin Seely – Varsity Defensive Coach (colinseely@yahoo.com)
Shamael Chaudhary – JVA Head Coach (chaudhary_shamael@dublinschools.net)
Doug DeVore – JVB Head Coach (devore16@hotmail.com)
Tracy Molter – JVA/JVB Asst. (molter_t@hotmail.com)

Communication. Updated schedules are loaded on our webpage under Documents. You must log in first to view all the Documents. Booster fees are also listed and broken down on the site. Please sign up on Team Pages to receive all of our correspondence, note: you already have otherwise you would have not received this communique’. Follow us on twitter @JeromeBaseball1 and on Instagram at dublinjeromebaseball.

Spring Break. Usually we go on Spring Break as a team to Disney and the ESPN’s Wide World of Sports in Orlando. We stay for a week and play teams from all over the nation. We usually stay at Pop Century Resort. But, since COVID hit, we have been staying home. Next season, we plan to return to Disney for Spring Break. With that being said, we allow Freshman to go on Spring Break with their families, with the understanding that their Sophomore thru Senior years, they are with us. You are more than welcome to travel to Orlando with us on a normal year. Most parents do. We typically take the JVA team and VAR team. JVB or freshman will be allowed to vacation with their families and we will pick up that Monday after Spring Break.

Apparel. As some of you may have noticed, we have had several apparel sites up and running and completed. We usually have one in fall and will have one this month (very soon!). Those will be from ARES Sportsware and they will ship directly to your home. Dan Girard is the contact there. We had one recently from Boathouse but didn’t have luck selling those materials. People were not charged if they did order I am told. You will be on the hook for a hat ($25) and plain white pants. You can find those online or on our apparel store. I have the hats in and once the roster is complete, they will be made available for purchase. A dark green belts is needed as well. That and long soccer socks are available on the website also. I have jerseys that we will get to the kids and they must be returned at the end of season. No cost there. Other items will be listed on the site if needed, bat bags, sweatpants, hoodies, etc…

Durant. We work out with a personal trainer, Mike Durant. He works the kids out two days a week. He usually starts with us in November but again COVID hit us. We are looking at reduced fee for his services as a result. Mike is a former pro baseball player as well.

Roster/Cuts. We typically do not cut freshman unless there is a safety risk involved. We try to give them a year to prove themselves. We typically cut sophomores and juniors more so. Although, we are entertaining the idea of moving some upperclassmen down to JVA or JVB to get early reps. Our numbers are looking like approx. 18-22 on Varsity, 16-18 on JVA, and same on JVB. Pretty good for playing time. Talking about playing time, we have the philosophy that JVB develops and plays a lot of players, JVA develops and plays three/fourths the roster, and Varsity players have been developed and will continue that development but winning is the main goal, best players will play. We also refund fees for those cut. In some cases we buy back apparel to.

Begin. Feb. 22nd is the first day of practice. Those still in winter sports will join us when their sport is over respectively. We will mainly practice in the hitting facility but will utilize the Aux Gym as well and the weight room. We want JVB practicing first since they do not drive. JVA usually comes in after them. Then Varsity comes in for the graveyard shift, typically 6:30ish. The first 2 days will be tryouts. We will then inform the kids of the teams the start out on. We do move a lot of kids up and down depending on the needs of the Varsity like pitching.

Summer Travel Teams. No travel team is allowed to work out with you or practice with you or give you lessons after February 22nd. If they do not know this, you probably shouldn’t be playing with that team. They can resume with the player once the high school season is over. If they violate this rule, the entire team will forfeit all games and not be eligible for the OHSAA Tournament.

Arms. We currently have 4 arms that have severe tendonitis and a couple with even more extensive damage due to summer travel and fall leagues. Some were doing all three and seeing a pitching instructor and never gave their arm a break. We have an extensive arm care routine that Coach Stoner puts the players through. In Ohio, we have to treat an athletes arm with care. We also suggest only throwing for your summer team ONCE per week, not starting a game and relieving in two more for the weekend, then and going and playing a position just to win the Bumble Bee Clash of Titans Royal Bash in the Desert Wood Bat Ultimate World Universe Games and win a t-shirt. Thank you for helping us with this, seriously, we have seen careers ruined.

Practice. We have practice everyday when the season starts except Sunday. Please please do not schedule drivers ed, etc.. on these days. We will do our best to get you a schedule ahead of time. If something happens in your family, by all means let us know and we will work with you to make it happen. “Coach, my dad and I are going on a Bigfoot Expedition in WV this weekend, I cannot make practice Saturday!” “Will I still be starting on Monday?” In 30 years of coaching, I can write a book.

Hair Cuts. I keep an Outback Filet Knife, no just kidding, but we do expect the kids to be clean shaven and hair above their ear and no Billy Ray Cyrus mullets. (I actually know him, so I can use his name). The varsity guys have been getting fresh cuts and you can actually see their smiles and eyes!

Practice Gear. We want the kids to resemble baseball players and we expect them to practice as such. They typically wear old practice baseball pants, and usually a practice Jerome shirt I will buy them.

I will send more later, I am tired now :)
Coach Huesman

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Next Week Schedule 1/25:

Posted by DUBLIN JEROME CELTIC BASEBALL at Jan 22, 2021 5:37AM PST

Week of 1/25:
Monday: All Pitchers 3:30-5.Sen/Junior infielders 5-6.
Tuesday: 2:50-4:15 JVB/JVA, 4:15-5:30 VAR, LIFT 6-7:15
Wednesday: All Pitchers 3:30-5. Sen/Junior infielders 5-6.
Thursday: 2:50-4:15 JVB/JVA, 4:15-5:30 VAR,
Friday: Open Hitting with Coach C 2:50-5:00.
Saturday: All LIFT 11-12:30 WR, we do have Aux 12-3 if needed per Joe.

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Durant Lifting

Posted by DUBLIN JEROME CELTIC BASEBALL at Jan 17, 2021 9:29AM PST

Sorry but we are going 0-100 real quick here… Durant lifting times will be Tuesdays 6-7pm and Saturday’s at 11am.

Go Celts!