Category: Items of Interest

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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US ELITE 2017 FALL SEASON TRYOUTS. REGISTER TODAY!

US ELITE 2017 FALL SEASON TRYOUTS. REGISTER TODAY!

Fall 2017 Tryout Registration (11U/12U) June 13th, 6:00 Lehigh Valley, PA (Location TBD) REGISTER HERE (11U/12U) June 14th, 6:00 Ironhorse Sports Complex, Windber, PA REGISTER HERE (11U/12U) June 15th, 6:00 South Central, PA (Location TBD) REGISTER HERE (11U/12U) June 22nd, 6:00 Atlanta, GA (Location TBD) REGISTER HERE (11U/12U) July 9th, 6:00 Philadelphia, PA (Location TBD) REGISTER HERE (13U-16U) July 10th, 5:00, Philadelphia, PA (Location […]

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New Balance Baseball and Program 15 Announce The Future Stars Series Regional Directors and Partner Programs

New Balance Baseball and Program 15 Announce The Future Stars Series Regional Directors and Partner Programs

Global athletic leader New Balance and Program 15, the premiere baseball player development and training system, have announced New Regional Directors and Partner Programs for the Amateur Baseball Future Stars Series. The Future Stars Series is the initiative between New Balance and Program 15 to elevate the game of baseball by providing amateur baseball players across all economic levels an […]

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