Instead, Headfirst offered 75% credit of the $995 we paid to be applied to a camp in November in FL. That 6 months could be valuable in adding speed, strength, and improving the bat. Does it make sense to do the PG Academic the week before the HF CA? March 2017. I agree with JCG, you won't go wrong. We are unable to accept a 75% settlement of the $995 we paid to have [redacted] fly to Florida and play baseball in November. Just not sure that warrants spending $2k to go down there. They respond quickly to requests and/or questions. Have done both Showball and HF in the last year with my 2019. We thought it was good as well. Note: Summer before Senior year: few Ivy's and GTown's were still seeking BIG bat corner position players (saw this at July HC Showball event, Georgetown and Columbia). Our experience with HF was there were coaches available to talk between games, just not all the coaches, all the time. My son liked his coach, but he wasn’t from a school son is interested in. At Showball you play a double header on the second day, on one adjacent field you have half the coaches watching you, then in the next game you switch fields and are playing with the other half of the coaches watching you. September 21, Dear *** *** ***, Joseph GEsqGeneral Counsel & Director of Talent, September 21, 2015Dear [redacted],Headfirst Honor Roll Camps received a letter from the Revdex.com on September 18, 2015. The unkindness. We paid $995 in full to have [redacted] attend a camp in NY. He has not played baseball since the accident on July 13th. Have something to share about Headfirst Honor Roll Camp (baseball)? SF State (Showball) is close to both airports, but hotels will be more expensive. Duke coaches were watching every game, as were coaches from other schools. JCG - Thanks so much for the insight! As for schools of interest, he seems to favor technical schools (MIT, CalTech, Pomona/Mudd, U. Chicago) over Ivy's, and definitely wants the academic side to drive the process. Whether it's Harvard or Amherst, they want players, that happen to have the grades and scores. Go to the event where most of your target schools will be, and let them know you're coming a few weeks ahead of time. If no reason is received your complaint will be closed Administratively Resolved] Complaint: [redacted] I am rejecting this response because: my son's head and eye injury on July 13, 2015 were such that he has not played baseball since the accident. I've had a few great conversations myself with coaches at these events, but I've only tried to talk with coaches of programs my sons are NOT interested in. In many cases, my son was seen by the RC at HF and the HC at Showball so they both got to know him a bit. Preparation is key and through Headfirst Professional Sports Camps online and in-person trainings/webinars, you will continue to develop your love for the game and the commitment you have made to your team this summer. For D1 it's better to get on their radar earlier, if possible. Lists college coaches expected to attend as well as those with Direct Digital Access. September 21, 2015Dear [redacted] ,Headfirst Honor Roll Camps received a letter from the Revdex.com on September 18, Contrary to your asserted timeline, this letter was the first and only correspondence we received from your office.Regarding the complaint from *** [redacted] ***, Headfirst Honor Roll Camps have gone above and beyond our stated refund and credit policies to offer the [redacted] a seventy-five percent credit for our next available Honor Roll Camp in Jupiter, FloridaThe [redacted] has refused that credit to attend a wedding.The [redacted] Family was made aware of our refund and credit policies on three separate occasionsFirst, our refund and credit policies are prominently displayed on our websiteSecond, [redacted] acknowledged and agreed to our refund and credit policies through his electronic signature during our registration processFinally, when [redacted] reached out to us on July 28, to inform us that his son possibly may not attend our camp in New York, we responded the same day and again reminded [redacted] of our refund and credit policies.Because of the nature of our business, the required proactive data that must be compiled in advance of each event and the associated upfront costs, we have a strict no refund policyWe also require twenty (20) days of notice for all credit requests [redacted] ***'s requests violate both of our policiesAlthough he outlined in his original email that his son was injured "two weeks back," he provided us with only fifteen (15) days of noticeThis lack of notice created enrollment, operational, and logistical impediments that cost us significant resourcesIn an effort to offer outstanding customer service and to provide value to his son's college recruiting process, we diverted from our credit policy to offer a seventy-five percent CreditOur efforts have been rebuked.Additionally, [redacted] , Chief of the Public Advocacy Section at the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, has reviewed our policies and their application in this instance and confirms they are business necessary.Our Credit offer to [redacted] remains openIt is our sincere hope that he accepts our offerWe hope that this letter resolves any remaining issues.Thank you for your timePlease do not hesitate to reach out if you have any additional questions.Sincerely,Joseph G.EsqGeneral Counsel & Director of Talent. Is this the kind of business we want in our country? Headfirst Summer Camp's award-winning STEM, multi-sport, day and overnight camps for kids ages 3-13 with six locations in Greater Washington, DC. 3) Coaches seemed more accessible at HF than Showball, however and son was able to talk to more coaches at HF, whereas Showball had a session where they could go talk to coaches the first day but not as many opportunities to have time to talk. If your skills and abilities will stand out, go. After the individual camp the coaches will have a very good idea of your abilities, and know who you are. Prior to the injury [redacted] had been an outstanding player: Captain of his team, All-Section Awards, and leading his team to State with an 8-0 pitching record. On the minus side, it's not easy finding non-stops to the Sacramento airport, so you may find yourself flying into OAK or SFO, which could mean a 2+ hour drive to the venue. Son said he wouldn't want to play at Duke (or any top D1 really). A position player needs more time to get reps and display game actions. The company's filing status is listed as 00 Active and its File Number is T040440. Have not heard anything negative about the Head First camps except for the price. I won't even get into your choice of … But the venue only has one field. The Headfirst Summer camps started Eighteen years ago and we have been told it is one of the top camps around. I would have preferred to spend the $1500 toward an instructor who could truly strengthen sons bat. Concur with JCG if looking at D3's. Hopefully the club team is playing a tournament where some of the Ivy's will attend (all Ivy's were at the PG WWBA, as well as a few of the high academic D3's). With his size and weight along with refined mechanics should make him more projectable. The ones we're entertaining specifically are the Headfirst West and Showball Head Coach Academic camps, both being held in late June this summer. The "fine print" to screw over the consumer. Find out which specific camps and showcases the targeted D3 will attend. Headfirst is not out of pocket any money; if they are, it is due to their choice. Headfirst should be sanctioned and fined by the State. Jan 9-10 2021. This year, Headfirst Honor Roll Camps will hold 16 events across the West Coast, Northeast and Southeast and host over more than 200 college coaches from the nation’s top academic schools. Good advice on this thread so far. With Trinity your son is good now. At a minimum, there should be consumer warnings and reviews online so future players and their families are not put in financial harm. BTW both at both Harvey Mudd and Caltech there is no coach assistance with admissions. Headfirst is not out of pocket any money; if they are, it is due to their choice.I just got off the phone with [redacted] from the D.C. Attorney General Office. He is appalled that his name is being used by Headfirst to show any sort of support for their business practices and informed me that he is empathetic to our family's situation. We gave them 16 days' notice and the spot could have been filled by another player. [To assist us in bringing this matter to a close, you must give us a reason why you are rejecting the response. Compare pay for popular roles and read about the team’s work-life balance. Companies like this is what the Pope is currently talking about when he rails and warns about "excess capitalism." At Headfirst Baseball Camp, fun and camper safety are the top priorities, with emphasis on team play and individual skill development. It was worth the $250 or so we paid to do it once, but I probably wouldn’t do it again unless at a much smaller school that my son was targeting or a school that asked to see him at their camp. See salaries, compare reviews, easily apply, and get hired. We paid $995 in full to have [redacted] attend a camp in NY. Is pocketing the money from a family in the medical circumstances really the kind of company a consumer wants to do business with? Princeton HC feeds some players he likes but has no room for to GTown HC. Same for other high academic D1's.