Global athletic leader New Balance and Program 15, the premiere baseball player development and training system, have announced August through November 2017 confirmed dates for Future Stars Series skills and evaluation combines.
PROGRAM 15 has confirmed the following dates and locations for the highly regarded Future Stars Series Skills and Evaluation Combines through November with additional 2017 dates to be announced within the next few weeks.
8/25-26: Vancouver, BC (Langley Blaze Complex)
8/28-29: Calgary, AB (Lethbridge)
8/31-9/1: Toronto, ON (U of Toronto)
9/9-10: Chicago, IL (TBD)
9/16-17: Seattle, WA (U of Washington)
9/23-24: Kansas City, MO (U of Kansas)
9/30-10/1: Philadelphia, PA (Pitt/Maryland)
10/7-8: Houston, TX (Premier Baseball of Texas Sports Complex)
10/14-15: Boston, MA (NEBC complex)
10/28-29: San Francisco, CA (Cal)
11/4-5: Richmond, VA (Tuckahoe Sports Complex)
11/11-12: Los Angeles, CA (USC)
The Future Stars Series nationwide search for amateur baseball talent is the initiative between New Balance and PROGRAM 15 to elevate the game of baseball by providing players across all economic levels an opportunity to reach their full potential through the training, development, and guidance of former MLB players, scouts, and coaches.
The grassroots effort to reach as many undiscovered players as possible has experienced exponential growth over the last year, grabbing the attention of over 70 of the most respected organizations in amateur baseball who have come on board as Regional Directors and Partners.
The Future Stars Series Skills and Evaluation Combines consist of the following two-day combine structure and are open to all amateur high school age players.
– Tool Testing and Player Development by Position
– Athletic Strength and Conditioning Testing with Instruction
– Hitting: Blast Motion Metrics, Exit Velocity, Raw Power, Swing Analysis and Development
– Pitching: Game Calling, Long toss, Game Day Routine, Arm Care
– Recruiting Education with NCSA
– Mental Skills Workshop
New Balance Baseball will provide all players with:
– New Balance Future Stars Series Combine Hat & Shirt
Each player will receive a full PROGRAM 15 Scouting Report, developmental feedback and plan to assist in their long-term growth from scouts who have signed Major League players. Player profiles and evaluations will be logged into the PROGRAM 15 Proprietary Scouting Database.
Future Stars Series Skills and Evaluation Combines are led and attended by the PROGRAM 15 National Staff of Major League Veteran players, scouts, and coaches including:
Jeremy Booth – CEO and President of Baseball Operations
Butch Baccala – VP of Scouting – 25+ Years MLB Scout
Adam Czajkowski – Director of Operations – Former MLB Scouting Supervisor
Trenidad Hubbard – Director of Player Development – 10+ Years MLB Player
Roberto Kelly – National Outfield and Baserunning Coordinator – 14+ Years MLB Player
Chad Moeller – National Catching Coordinator – 11+ Years MLB Player
Benji Gil – National Infield Coordinator 8+ Years MLB Player
Steve Randolph – National Pitching Coordinator – 6+ Years MLB Player
Scouts, Coaches, and Staff will be using evaluation and development tools provided by:
Blast Motion – the industry’s most accurate motion capture sensor integrated with communication, analysis, coaching, and management tools that enable the daily drive to improve.
SkillShow – Leader in onsite sports filming and Draft scouting videos used by many MLB scouting departments. Player videos will be made available to each participant.
PROGRAM 15 President and Director of Development, Jeremy Booth stated, “Our program is specifically designed to develop the individual player’s ability to his full potential, then to get that player the results that their ability deserves. Our commitment is the same, whether it’s a young man with the desire to move from select ball to playing in high school, from high school to being recruited by a college or from college to MLB draft pick.”
Amateur players identified by PROGRAM 15’s National Staff of former Major League and professional players, scouts and coaches will be submitted to New Balance Baseball for advanced opportunities and potential selection to regional and national team rosters.
The Future Stars Series Skills and Evaluation Combines are hosted by a selected regional college program or summer league and will serve as a recruiting showcase opportunity as well.
For information and to register, visit http://FutureStarsSeries.com/combine-schedule
For the latest Future Stars Series updates and announcements follow @ftrstarsseries on Twitter or visit http://futurestarsseries.com.
To learn more about PROGRAM 15, visit http://program15.com. And keep up-to-date with all of the latest PROGRAM 15 news and announcements on Twitter @Program15BB.
To learn more about New Balance baseball, visit http://www.newbalance.com/men/featured/baseball/, and follow @NB_Baseball on Twitter and @Nbbaseball on Instagram.
About PROGRAM 15:
PROGRAM 15, based in Houston, TX is built with the idea of quieting the noise and helping families to navigate the paths of proper instruction and development plans for all youth players with aspirations of playing baseball beyond high school and select ball levels through the execution of personalized development plans for each player.
About New Balance:
New Balance, headquartered in Boston, MA has the following mission: Demonstrating responsible leadership, we build global brands that athletes are proud to wear, associates are proud to create and communities are proud to host. New Balance is the only major company to make or assemble more than 4 million pairs of athletic footwear per year in the USA, which represents a limited portion of our US sales. Where the domestic value is at least 70%, we label our shoes Made in the USA. New Balance owns five factories in New England and one in Flimby, U.K. New Balance employs more than 5,000 associates around the globe, and in 2015 reported worldwide sales of $3.72 billion. To learn more about New Balance, please visit www.newbalance.com and for the latest press information please visit http://newbalance.newsmarket.com. Keep up-to-date with all of the latest New Balance news on Twitter @NewBalance and newbalance on Facebook.
Company Name: PROGRAM 15
Contact Person: Rachel Allen
Country: United States