Who we are
Ferreira Baseball Academy is the premier source for baseball training and player development in the Dominican Republic, offering individual player development, group baseball camps and college recruitment services. Since 2001, we've helped more than 125 kids from the US and other countries sign professionally and with colleges in the US. It's a unique opportunity to experience Dominican baseball and culture, best if shared with coaches, relatives and friends.
WHAT WE Offer
Individual Player Development
Players of all ages and nationalities receive personalized baseball training and instruction 6-8 hours per day from Monday - Saturday. Player skills are evaluated and an improvement training plan implemented. Our experienced baseball instructors work with players on enhancing the skills which college and MLB scouts look for including Hitting for Power, Hitting for Average, Fielding Ability, Throwing Ability and Speed. For long term stays, meals and housing are offered in our two story furnished home located walking distance to the baseball field.
Please visit our "VIDEOS" page and watch demonstrations of the training taught at our baseball academy.
BASEBALL Camps & Tournaments
The Baseball Camps and international game tournaments can be scheduled at anytime during the year. A minimum of 10 players is required for a team roster and we take care of all trip logistics including the games, baseball fields, hotel accommodations, meals and ground transportation to and from all baseball and tourist activities. Players and teams from any country, ages and skill level including travel teams, high schools and colleges are welcomed. The games will be scheduled against teams and players of equal level of skill and age.
College Recruitment Videos
Since 2001, we've helped more than 100 US and International students get recruited to play college baseball in the US. We have access to more than 2,000 college coaches from NAIA, NCAA and NJCAA divisions 1, 2 and 3. Your college recruitment video will be prioritized in front of college coaches, increasing your chances of being recruited. These videos can be taken while you attend our baseball academy or you can create separately and email to us. We can also assist with the admissions and recruitment process including contacting college coaches and determining the best fit schools for international and US students. Highlighted below are pictures of several former players from our baseball academy which have signed professionally and with different colleges in the United States.
Please visit our YouTube channel and watch examples of our college recruitment videos and full list of players signed professionally and with colleges in the US.
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The Head Staff
Ferreira Baseball Academy is currently operated by its founder Eduardo Ferreira. Although born in the US., Eduardo Ferreira spent his childhood in the Dominican Republic where at an early age he fell in love with the game of baseball. The recipient of an athletic scholarship, he completed his bachelor's degree in 1997 and MBA in 2006 from the University of Miami. He is very active in the community and an accomplished professional in Corporate America. Eduardo Ferreira is proof of how kids regardless of social and economic background can leverage the game of baseball to achieve more in and outside of the baseball field which supports the mission of the Ferreira Baseball Academy.
Luis "Manny" Ledezma
Our head baseball trainer Luis "Manny " Ledezma played professionally with the Houston Astros and has more than 18 years of experience providing baseball instruction and training to kids of all ages and nationalities. He is considered one of the top instructors in the Dominican Republic.
Featured news and events
This section is intended to keep our readers updated on the latest news and events involving former and current staff and players and the Ferreira Baseball Academy. We also encourage you to post your comments and feedback about these news and events.