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Former Waldwick High Baseball Standout Gives Back With Spring Training Camp

Former Warrior standout Mark DeMenna (far right) is holding a Spring Training baseball camp next month.
Former Warrior standout Mark DeMenna (far right) is holding a Spring Training baseball camp next month. Photo Credit: Courtesy Mark DeMenna
As a senior leadoff hitter at Waldwick, Mark DeMenna batted .604 with 14 home runs. He'll be inducted into his alma mater's inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame on April 7.
As a senior leadoff hitter at Waldwick, Mark DeMenna batted .604 with 14 home runs. He'll be inducted into his alma mater's inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame on April 7. Photo Credit: Facebook

WALDWICK, N.J.– Mark DeMenna credits his baseball success to his recreation and high school coaches in Waldwick.

Now, as the president of his hometown's baseball/softball association , the former Warrior outfielder/pitcher is paying it forward with the first-ever Spring Training baseball camp.

"I love coaching the boys," DeMenna, who will be inducted into Waldwick High School's inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame on April 7, told Daily Voice. "Each coach helped mold me into the coach and person I am today. I'm hoping to pass a little of that to the kids I coach."

The four-day camp, which starts April 11, will run from 9 a.m.– 2 p.m. at Waldwick Borough Park.

There will be instruction to start the day, and games to finish off, DeMenna said.

High school coaches from Waldwick, St. Joseph Regional and Bergen Catholic will serve as guest instructors.

The camp is open to kids in first through eighth grade.

For more information or to register, click here . The deadline is April 1.

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