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The ABCA (American Baseball Coaches Association), founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its nearly 10,000 members represent all 50 states and 23 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth.
Baseball Factory was founded in 1994 by CEO Steve Sclafani to provide a service that would advise and educate players on the college recruiting process. It is Baseball Factory’s goal to provide baseball players nationwide with a one-of-a-kind concept that provides the very best in instruction, tournament competition, and college planning and promotion. Baseball Factory’s vision is to guide both players and parents through the college recruiting process and to professionally train players in order to find a school that is the right fit…both academically and athletically.
Five Tool Showcases was established in January of 2013. The foundation was a joint effort between college coaches and select clubs to establish events that provide quality competition at quality venues. The goal is to provide events that allow the players to showcase their abilities and do so in a manner that is friendly to the college recruiters and professional scouts while allowing the clubs to maintain fiscal responsibility to their members. The mix of local and regional clubs provides great competition in a central location that is convenient for college recruiters and professional scouts in the central, Midwest, Northwest, Southeast, Texas, and West regions.
Perfect Game is considered to be the elite amateur baseball scouting organization in existence, putting on well over 100 tournaments and showcases each year in all corners of the country. Perfect Game is dedicated to getting amateur players the exposure they want and need to take their game to the next level. With events like the National Showcase and the Perfect Game All-American Classic, players are performing with top level competition in front of recruits and scouts from all over the county. Perfect Game’s All-American Classic has produced seven first overall picks (Brady Aiken, Gerrit Cole, Carlos Correa, Bryce Harper, Tim Beckham, Justin Upton, Matt Bush) since the game’s inception in 2003.
National Scouting Report (NSR) is the most recognized college recruiting organization in the world. Since 1980, NSR has been the number 1 choice made by college coaches in finding high-quality, high school athletes that can legitimately play, study and compete for their program. NSR is 100% NCAA compliant and assists athletes throughout the recruiting process. Over 96% of NSR prospects receive college offers from NCAA, NAIA, and JUCO institutions.
Athletx Sports Group is a youth sports event management and media company specializing in baseball and fastpitch softball. Athletx hosts a variety of invitationals, championships and other events throughout the country for teams and individuals of all skill levels. ASG also boasts a strong media presence with over 525,000 social media followers collectively, making it the largest youth diamond sports network in the world, and publishes a quarterly baseball magazine, Baseball Youth – Live The Baseball Life.
Pitching instruction for all ages: Biomechanics, Functional Strength, Arm Care, Velocity, Mental/Emotional management, and Nutritional Guidelines. A Tom House Sports company.
From 8 teams in 2006 to over 3000 teams during the 2017 campaign, Pastime has grown in to one of the most well respected tournament and showcase hosts in the country. We host over 150 tournaments a year ranging from 8 team invite only events to 150 team National Championship events. We utilize more college venues than any other host in the country and have been one of the leading programs in introducing new technologies to events to improve scouting for the players participating and to maximize exposure.