A great way to play and meet new players and coaches at the same time. Recommended for all players at Champions Way.

lesson & clinics

Learn from professional athletes and coaches. Train like a champion in batting, pitching, fielding, and catching.

group packages

Join as a group and train with up to four players at a time, group packages include instruction by our pro training staff.

field rentals

Indoor turf field and outdoor baseball field can accommodate almost any sport including baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse, and football.

birthday parties

Celebrate birthdays with fun and unique party packages that include games, meet and greets, catering, and more

youth programs

We are the official training facility of youth sports programs such as Miners Travel Baseball. We develop today's players into tomorrow's stars.

About Champions Way

 Training. Performance. Fitness. Learn to become a winner the “champions way”. Whether you want to improve your skills, increase athletic performance, or just have fun with your friends, Champions Way provides a 17,000-square foot climate-controlled indoor training facility, as well as both natural and synthetic fields for year-round use. We offer brand-new batting cages and a turf playing field for more than a dozen sports—all in one convenient location for athletes across Sussex, Morris, and beyond. Stop by for a tour and meet our friendly, professional staff. Champions Way is located at Skylands Stadium, home of the 2018 Can-Am League champion Sussex County Miners professional baseball team.

Professional Trainers

Champions Way staff includes former major and minor league players and coaches.
Professional players from around the country train at our facility.
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Bobby Jones


Bobby Jones is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Rockies, Mets, Padres, and Red Sox. He is currently the manager and Director of Baseball Operations for the Sussex County Miners professional baseball team.

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Vladimir Fontalvo, Jr.

Hitting Coordinator

Vladimir Fontalvo, Jr. is currently the bench coach for the Sussex County Miners professional baseball team. A veteran with experience as a hitting and fielding instructor, Fontalvo has provided training at several facilities in the NJ area.


Chris Stelma

Director of Softball Operations

Chris Stelma is currently a Division 1 head softball coach and owner of Fielder's Choice Baseball and Softball Program. Chris is a former JUCO baseball coach and an NCAA Division I baseball player at the University of Rhode Island.


Tommy Burns


Tommy Burns was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2012 MLB June Amateur Draft from Don Bosco Preparatory in Ramsey, NJ. Tommy joined the Sussex County Miners where he pitched to an 8-1 record during the 2019 season.


Cito Culver


Culver was a first round pick of the Yankees from the 2010 MLB Amateur Draft. Attended Irondequoit High School in Irondequoit, New York. In the 2019 Sussex County Miners campaign, Culver won the Defensive Player of the Year.

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Martin Figueroa


Martine joins to the Champion’s Way training staff, from the 2018 Miners Championship Team. A graduate of the University of Rhode Island and the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championship team. Currently in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.



Please contact us for any of your sporting needs via the phone/email below, or the contact form here. Our staff is friendly and knowledgeable, always ready to answer questions for inquiring parents and athletes.

(973) 354-4344