Category: US Elite News

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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US Elite to host Instructional/Recruiting Camp Aug. 1

US Elite to host Instructional/Recruiting Camp Aug. 1

US Elite National Director, Mark Helsel, will be the lead instructor at the first annual US Elite Camp. The camp will be held at Calvert Hall High School in Baltimore, MD on Wednesday, Aug. 1. Helsel, who has helped over 400 players move on to college and professional baseball, says the camp will be different than most camps. “We have […]

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US Elite forming new teams in the Midwest

US Elite forming new teams in the Midwest

US Elite Director, Mark Helsel, announced Tuesday that new US Elite teams are forming in the midwest. Helsel said some teams will be formed and playing this fall, while others are forming for the 2019 season. “As always, our expansion starts with finding great people. We have been fortunate to attract talented leadership for the midwest region”. Specifically, Helsel said […]

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Happy Father’s Day: Open letter to all Dads of baseball players

Happy Father’s Day: Open letter to all Dads of baseball players

Dear Dad of a baseball player, This letter is for you. It’s to honor you, encourage you, congratulate you and remind you. As the Director of US Elite Baseball I have the honor and privilege of being very involved in the lives of young baseball players, and their dads. Over the last 12 years literally hundreds of dad/son combinations have […]

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US Elite fundraiser is “other-centered”

US Elite fundraiser is “other-centered”

On June 1st, US Elite players will kickoff an historic event. They will begin the first US Elite Baseball “Give Back” fundraiser designed to raise money for worthwhile causes. According to National Director, Mark Helsel, the fundraiser is an example of the organization’s desire to help others. “We talk a lot about development at US Elite, and I am sure […]

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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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