Category: Items of Interest

Ferber Leads with Passion and Energy

Ferber Leads with Passion and Energy

Anybody who has ever met Jason Ferber, or just been around him, says the same thing. The guy has more energy than anyone, and his passion for helping kids is undeniable. As the skipper for the US Elite 2019 National team, Ferber is excited to get the summer season started. “This is a very special year for us. I’ve had […]

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DANIEL’S DREAM AND THE TRANSFORMATION TO MAKE IT HAPPEN

DANIEL’S DREAM AND THE TRANSFORMATION TO MAKE IT HAPPEN

BEING A SMALL TOWN KID FROM A SMALL TOWN SCHOOL CAN MAKE IT TOUGH TO HAVE A BIG CITY DREAM. ONE OF THOSE SMALL TOWN KIDS, DANIEL KANAGY, WANTED TO CHANGE HIS STORY AND PUT IN THE WORK TO MAKE THAT DREAM A REALITY. In August 2017, Daniel Kanagy’s transformation picture blew up on Power Train’s Instagram, making him the viral […]

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Record Setting Draft for US Elite Baseball

Record Setting Draft for US Elite Baseball

Seven former US Elite players heard their name called in the 2017 MLB draft. It is the most players ever picked in one draft for the US Elite program. Five college players and two high school players were taken in the draft. National Director summed it up best, “A lot of hard work paid off for seven very deserving young […]

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Thoughts on Success from National Director, Mark Helsel

Thoughts on Success from National Director, Mark Helsel

A good friend of mine who I had not spoken to in quite some time called me the other day. It was great to catch up with Jay Bennett and hear how things were going for him. I was not surprised when he told me that he had risen up through the ranks of his network marketing company and has […]

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Brothers overcome adversity to play D1 Baseball

Brothers overcome adversity to play D1 Baseball

Growing up in the US Elite organization since they were 12 years old may sound like an easy path for Christian and Zack Helsel to get D1 scholarships. And, having their dad (Mark Helsel) as the National Director may seem like a huge advantage. As it turns out, they both had to overcome formidable obstacles to play college baseball. Zack is a […]

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Brad Evans Award Remains Huge Part of US Elite Program

Brad Evans Award Remains Huge Part of US Elite Program

Each December at the US Elite Kickoff Dinner the annual Brad Evans award is given to the player in the US Elite organization (nominated by his head coach) who has demonstrated the qualities the program has set forth as its core values; Attitude, Hustle, Commitment, Loyalty, Character, Integrity, Honesty and Academics. For the first time ever, multiple players won the […]

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