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June 22/July 22, 2021: USA Baseball Northeast NTIS National Team ID Camp

Cost $200/player Register Here for June 22 (Fishkill, NY) Register Here for July 22 (Staten Island, NY)

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15 years in the books! 🎂

Dear CPDA guests,   Today (March 17th, 2021) marks our 15th anniversary as the leading baseball and softball performance training center in Dutchess County!      On March 17th, 2007, we opened up our doors to the public, determined to offer the best instruction, equipment, and training experience in the area. Thanks to your support,…

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In-season strength & agility training: why is it important?

With the release of our new Game Changer Strength & Agility training schedule, we’d like to remind players how important it is to continue their training during the season.   Any gains in speed or strength made during the off-season will be sure to be on display during the early parts of the year. We…

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March 31, 2021: High School Softball Spring Recess One-Day HitTrax Tournament

Calling all high school softball players! Come compete in our spring recess one-day HitTrax tournament from 10am to 3pm. 3-5 players per team, 4 teams total   Teams will be seeded from most runs scored to fewest runs scored; all teams will make playoffs   Games will be 7 innings or 30 minutes, whichever comes…

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February 15, 2021: President’s Day Softball Skills Camp

Hosted by Coaches Andrea Bombace (former player at Syracuse & Marist) and Angel Lugo.   Join us for a full day of softball training with one of the area’s most experienced instructors, Coach Andrea Bombace!   All players will receive a complimentary HitTrax report via email.   Cost CPDA members and Cadets players: $150/player Non-members:…

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Transitioning to a membership-based facility

Our mission at the Cadets Player Development Academy is in the name – development. In October of 2020 – as many of you know – we transitioned into a membership-based facility to go along with our name change.   After almost a decade and a half of operating, we’ve identified the need to prioritize and…

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Cadets Player Development Academy vs. Cadets Baseball Academy: What’s the Difference?

Formerly known as Extra Innings – Wappinger Established in 2007, renamed in October 2020 Cadets Player Development Academy (CPDA) is a premier baseball and softball training center in Dutchess County, dedicated to fulfilling the needs of players of all ages and abilities A membership-based state-of-the-art facility, CPDA offers 14,000 square feet of space, including four…

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Former MLB pitcher Nelson Figueroa joins staff

A native of Brooklyn, Nelson was drafted out of Brandeis University (Waltham, MA) in the 30th round of the 1995 MLB June Amateur Draft before beginning a 19-year professional career as a pitcher, including 11 years in the big leagues. Nelson pitched in the majors for the Diamondbacks, Phillies, Brewers, Pirates, Mets, and Astros, and…

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Updated Safety Measures

Dear Cadets Player Development Academy guests, We would like to send a friendly reminder about what we are doing to help slow the spread of COVID-19, with some additional measures that we are implementing: All people entering the facility must have a mask with them before coming in. To avoid crowding, parents will not be allowed…

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New Hires

Trevor Purcell A native of Walden, NY, Trevor Purcell joins us while currently serving as the Assistant Athletic Director at Mount Saint Mary College. He was the assistant baseball coach from 2010-2018, and he played at The Mount from 1999-2003. Purcell was named the player of the year in his conference both junior and senior…

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December 9th: How to Compete With Confidence with MLB Mental Skills Coach Steve Springer

On December 9th, we will be joined by MLB Mental Skills Coach Steve Springer via Zoom for a one-night event for baseball and softball players of all ages.   Following his own professional playing career, Coach Springer went on to pour his passion into helping players understand the mental side of the game, and he is…

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2021 Season Tryouts (Oct. 24th/Oct. 25th)

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12U Hudson Valley Futures ASG Tryouts

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STAYING SAFE DURING THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) OUTBREAK

Dear Cadets Player Development Academy guests, As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, we’d like to take this opportunity to remind everyone that the health and well-being of our participants and their families are our highest priority. Cadets Player Development Academy staff members are taking the following actions to ensure the safety of our guests:…

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New Website for the 2020 Season!

Welcome to our new website! Here, you will be able to find necessary information regarding the Cadets teams, programs, and more!   Cadets Baseball and the Cadets Player Development Academy (CPDA) The new website will contain information regarding Cadets Baseball and the Cadets Player Development Academy (CPDA): Cadets Baseball Information regarding travel teams   Cadets…

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