The Bulldog Ball Club is a sports and extracurricular youth organization for children in the Metropolitan New York City area. The program was founded in 2004 by Steve DeBlasi, with a mission use sports as a vehicle to teach children life lessons by way of our core values- Positivity, Effort, Perseverance, and Sportsmanship.
Our coaches come from a broad range of backgrounds and experience levels but they all maintain a core value of being a good role model for our players.
We do not take a ‘Win at All Costs’ mentality or approach to our coaching philosophy. Our professional coaches carry extensive backgrounds in education, sports, and coaching children of all ages. We provide a safe and enjoyable learning environment for your children to play and have fun! We stay true to our core principles of preparing young athletes for success on and off of the field. We use the platform of sports as a vehicle to teach players important life lessons by showing how hard work, focus, and dedication pays off. Additionally, we help each player develop and define their personal goals for maximizing their ability in sports, school and society, providing them with positive support and encouragement. Each player receives detailed attention, compassion, and high level instruction from our team of qualified and experienced coaches.
Tryouts are now completed. Please contact [email protected] to inquire about team availability.
Our Travel Baseball program is for advanced players 8u-16u. We provide an unique and comprehensive training philosophy unlike any other in NYC which is focused on teaching the whole player both mentally and physically. Players will play a doubleheader on Sundays against high level competition in the local area. Players must attend a weekly indoor and outdoor team practice during the season. All additional training programs are optional. Families can choose to attend a tournament if interested.
Our Bulldog Select program are for players 10u – 16u. Bulldogs Select is a much more involved program where players will play a doubleheader on Sundays against some of the top competition in the Tri-state area. Players must attend two weekly team practices during the season, including an extended indoor training as well attend mandatory winter training. Teams will attend three tournaments during the season, including one Ripken tournament in Maryland.
Our coaching philosophy is to provide positive, long term development and education to our players. Our core values are Positivity, Effort, Perseverance, and Sportsmanship. We stress teaching baseball fundamentals while emphasizing how to play baseball the correct way; by respecting umpires, coaches, teammates, opponents and the game.
The Bulldog Travel Basketball Team program is for players 8u-12u. The teams will play games on weekends (mostly Sundays, with some Saturdays) against top competition from around New York City. Players must attend team practice before and during the season. Tryout or evaluation is required for all players. The season will run from November – Mid-March .
Our philosophy is to provide positive, long term development and education to our players. We stay true to our goal of assisting youngsters in their development on and off of the basketball court. We use the game of basketball as an avenue to teach young players important life lessons. We help each player develop and define their personal goals for success in basketball and school and provide players with positive support and encouragement as they work toward achieving their goals. Each player will receive focused attention, sincere compassion, and high level instruction from our team of extensively qualified coaches.
The Bulldogs Skills Factory program is tailored for players to enhance their basketball skills and fundamentals. Ball handling, proper shooting form, passing, footwork, defense, and offensive fundamentals that are universal to the global game are stressed. The sessions will cover breaking down each aspect of the game in order to maximize player confidence and opportunities for success on the court in game situations.