The VBC is committed to providing quality pitching instructional programs that offer comprehensive development of individual skills, mechanics, strength and flexibility.  Former University of Maryland pitcher and long-time high school baseball coach Pat Baker leads the pitching programs.

Advanced Pitcher Training Program – Multiple Sessions (flex-schedule meets two-to-four times per week)

 Pitching Classes (meet once per week in fall/winter/spring)  

Pitching Individual Lessons (year-round flexible schedule)


PAT BAKER, VBC Lead Pitching Instructor

Pat was a Pre-Season Collegiate Baseball High School All-American and First-Team All-District at Potomac High School (Woodbridge, VA).  He attended Montgomery College where he was First-Team All-Region (led the team with 10 wins as a pitcher).  He received a baseball scholarship to the University of Maryland and was a First-Team All Met College team as a pitcher, leading the team in wins as a junior with 8, (current record holder for most wins in a single season).  Pat has over twenty years of coaching youth league, travel, and collegiate summer league teams, as well as extensive experience teaching private and small group instruction, and directing baseball camps.





Advanced Pitcher Training Program Multiple session Package (meet two-to-four times per week)


This program is designed for players ages 11 through 18 who desire to improve velocity and throwing mechanics and reduce arm injury through a complete training program. 

Training Focus:

  • Improve range of motion and explosive movements through strength and flexibility training to increase velocity and prevent arm injuries
  • Improve throwing mechanics – drills leading up to preseason bullpens
  • Improve control and develop off-speed pitches
  • In-season training and throwing program

Read more about program details, schedule, costs, and registration...




Pitching Classes (usual 60-minute classes) 8 weeks and 6 weeks 


Only 4 players or less per class. This program meets once a week for 60 minutes. Body conditioning, warm up, and arm strengthening each class.  It is designed for pitchers to receive extensive instruction in throwing mechanics and pitch development. Each pitcher receives plenty of bullpen time with instructor. Players are grouped by age and skill level. Click here for more details.




Private Pitching Lessons


Learn from professionals! Flexible Scheduling. Refine your player’s skills with small group or private lessons with one of our professional instructors.  Reservations can be made for specific days and times, and you may select single or multiple lessons. Make-up lessons can be scheduled if a conflict arises as long as you give us 48-hour written notice. Members receive up to 25% off lessons.  Book a lesson.


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