Category: Items of Interest

FC York Foundation Changes Lives

FC York Foundation Changes Lives

Despite his organization being on the low end of what most travel programs charge, US Elite Director, Mark Helsel, says some players still can’t afford to play in his organization, or any for that matter. “There are people in very difficult financial positions that simply cannot afford player fees, said Helsel. Some are single parents doing their best to stay […]

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State Director Opportunity. “Do What You Love”.

State Director Opportunity. “Do What You Love”.

US Elite Founder, and National Director, Mark Helsel says the State Director position at US Elite Baseball qualifies as an idea whose “time has come”. “One of my goals for our program has always been to create opportunities for people who have caught the vision for what US Elite is all about. Obviously, we have done that for our players […]

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7 Tips to Increase the odds of getting a scholarship

7 Tips to Increase the odds of getting a scholarship

I’m writing this blog to help those players and parents who want to go through the college recruiting process and arrive at a successful outcome. I’m inspired to share my 7 top tips based on years of experience. The truth is, I got hooked on the “high” of helping kids, starting with my own son, Christian. When he was 12 […]

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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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