The Hit Doctor® Camps are the concept of Director, Joe Barth, Jr., former head coach (1981 - 2000) of the powerhouse Brooklawn Post #72 American Legion Baseball Team, a team with a proud 50-year tradition. Founded and still managed today by Joe's father, Joe Barth Sr., Brooklawn Legion is recognized nationwide as one of the finest baseball programs in the country.
Joe has been running camps for players of all ages since 1984, and has always been dedicated to giving players the highest quality of instruction, while keeping the fun in the game he loves. He is considered by both college and professional coaches to be one of the finest hitting instructors in America today. The Hit Doctor's® comprehensive, individualized training system for hitters is unlike anything normally offered in camp situations. When a player participates in a Hit Doctor camp, he emerges with a workable program he can stay with for the rest of his career
The Hit Doctor® Camps have been an overwhelming success, because of the tremendous staff Joe has assembled and because The Hit Doctor® makes "learning the proper way to play baseball" fun!! The Hit Doctor® Academy Directors, Joe and his son, Bob, are both considered by college and professional coaches to be among the finest coaches and baseball instructors in the USA today. Joe and Bob founded the Tri-State Arsenal Travel Baseball program and currently coach teams which have won numerous national championships. Joe is a 2007 Inductee into the South Jersey Baseball Hall of Fame.
Joe's son, Bob joined The Hit Doctor® organization in 1998. Formerly an All-South Jersey first baseman for Gloucester Catholic HS and Brooklawn Legion, Bob won the prestigious Louisville Slugger® Batting Champ Award at the 1994 American Legion World Series. He was a scholarship 1st baseman and #4 hitter at Temple U. and participated in the D-III Junior College World Series for Gloucester County College, winning All-Region honors.
1992-95: All-South Jersey, All-Parochial, Co-Captain, Gloucester Cath. HS (State Champs); Brooklawn AL, State & Reg Chmps; 92 & 94 AL World Series; 1994 AL World Series “Louisville Slugger Batting Champ”; 1996-98: 1B & #4 Hitter, Temple University; Gloucester. County College (JC D-III World Series, All-Region); Former Assist Coach: Brooklawn AL & Gloucester Catholic. High School, NJ; Head Coach: AAU-Tri-State Arsenal Arsenal (97-99, 01-09); AAU-NJ Medford Grizzlies (2000)