Category: US Elite News

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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What a difference one year can make.  Grant Norris to Duke!

What a difference one year can make. Grant Norris to Duke!

Grant Norris gave Duke University some great news recently. The slick fielding 2019 grad shortstop accepted a scholarship to play for Head Coach, Chris Pollard, and the Blue Devils. Norris became the fourth member of the US Elite 2019 class to make a verbal commitment. He joins talented classmates, Troy LaNeve (Vanderbilt), Bobby Whalen (Louisville) and Thomas Schultz (Vanderbilt) as […]

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Louisville Lands Prized Recruit, Bobby Whalen

Louisville Lands Prized Recruit, Bobby Whalen

Eric Snider at Louisville is one of the hardest working recruiting coordinators in the country, and he certainly knows talent when he sees it. If you attend any of the top national events you will see Coach Snider there scouting players and taking lots of notes. That’s why it’s no surprise that US Elite’s Bobby Whalen is headed to the […]

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WE ARE AWARD HIGHLIGHTS FIRST PITCH DINNER

WE ARE AWARD HIGHLIGHTS FIRST PITCH DINNER

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Senior Christian Helsel (Altoona, Pa.) became the first recipient of Penn State baseball’s inaugural We Are Award and author and U.S. Marine Ryan Spaeder, ESPN college baseball analyst Mike Rooney and head coach Rob Cooper all spoke at the fifth annual First Pitch Dinner Friday evening at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. The season kick-off […]

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15U USA Baseball National Championships, Jupiter, FL

15U USA Baseball National Championships, Jupiter, FL

Coach Tom Ott’s 2020 team will head to Jupiter, Florida this summer to defend it’s title as USA Baseball National Champions. Coach Jason Ferber’s 2019’s defeated Team Elite and both Elite Squad teams last year to win the national championship. Read story here.  US Elite Baseball may add a few players to this roster for this event. If you would […]

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Five US Elite Teams To Play in Perfect Game World Series

Five US Elite Teams To Play in Perfect Game World Series

Five US Elite teams will play in one of the top events in the country this summer when they play in the Perfect Game World Series. US Elite National Director, Mark Helsel, says this event is different than most. “Perfect Game invites who they believe are the top 20 teams in the country for each age group. It really is […]

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