About Us

About Mike Sheppard Sr.

The family owned and operated Hustler's Baseball School was founded in 1974. It is the oldest continuous Baseball School in the area.

Mike Sheppard Sr. paid his dues working youth baseball, through high school, American Legion baseball and for 31 seasons as head coach at Seton Hall University with 998 wins. Coach Sheppard has the most wins of any coach in Seton Hall University history and ranks him high in the all time collegiate records. He is a three-time Big East Coach of the Year, who led his team to 27 post season Big East and NCAA tournament appearances.

Shep has tutored major leaguers Craig Biggio, Rick Cerone, Charlie Puleo, John Valentin, Mo Vaughn, John Morris, Jason Grilli, Matt Morris and Dan Morogiello and former Hustler's Baseball School and Seton Hall Prep alumnus: Eric Duncan, Rick Porcello and Joe Martinez to name a few. The key to Shep's success has been a fundamental approach to the game of baseball coupled with the Hustler's attitude.

 
Mike Sheppard Baseball Camps at Seton Hall

Our baseball camps in South Orange, New Jersey offer the opportunity for players of all ages to receive quality instruction from some of the top baseball instructors in the game today. With a very low camper-to-coach ratio, campers receive personalized instruction focused on the development of their skills and attitude.

The baseball camp coaching staff develops the instructional and fundamental programs for each of the camps. Our primary goal is to help each camper develop a positive mental attitude about themselves and the game of baseball.