New Dates Added! Winter Training at Tucker Field/Barcroft Park

UpdatedMonday December 2, 2019 byBeth Jones.

ASBR Winter Training
Tucker Field/Barcroft Park Indoor Clubhouse

The new indoor facility at the Barcroft Park - GWU diamond field will be available to Arlington Senior Babe Ruth ball players for winter training again this year. Pitching and catching training dates have been added on Saturday, December 7th with professional instructors whose bios are below.

You must register for the ASBR 2020 Spring season to be eligible to participate. Register through the banner at the top of the home page. And you must sign up for a time slot in advance using the SignUpGenius link below. Coach Dan Pototsky will be running these sessions. More will be added as they become available, so check back often.

New time slots will be added continuously throughout January and February as they become available.

Sign up for winter training at Barcroft Park here: ASBR Winter Training


Pat Baker - Pitching Instructor

Coach Baker is the pitching coach at Bishop O’Connell High School and has over 20 years of coaching experience at all levels – from youth to collegiate. Pat pitched in college at the University of Maryland. He has been a pitching coach for programs such as Centreville High School, The North Carolina-based Dirtbags and various travel teams. He also was the lead pitching instructor at Virginia Baseball Club.

Chris Netwall - Catching Instructor

Chris Netwall is the owner of Core Baseball Training and provides instruction in Northern Virginia for batting and the underserved position of catcher. His baseball career has spanned 35 years over many different levels. He was a four-year starting catcher at Penn State University from 1998-2001, where he still holds record positions for many fielding and batting categories. Chris was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 13th round of the 2001 MLB draft, where he played for 3 seasons before suffering a career-ending injury. He played with the New Jersey Cardinals (short-season A, New York-Penn League) in 2001, the Peoria Chiefs (low-A, Midwest League) and Potomac Cannons (high-A, Carolina League) in 2002, and the Palm Beach Cardinals (high-A, Florida State League) and Tennessee Smokies (AA, Southern League) in 2003. He continues playing recreational baseball for the Senators in the Industrial League of Northern Virginia.