Stars and Stripes Sports is excited to offer a developmental opportunity for 14 Year Old committed players who are preparing for their high school careers and who have expectations to play at the highest level. Players will stay together in housing that will be fun and enjoyable, learning competitive adaptability.
Every player will participate in Test and Train Sports developmental programming where everyone will be tested and then will have a forensic analysis on the data to target specific areas of improvement. Stars and Stripes Sports has influenced thousands of players across the United States, traveled to Cuba and the Dominican Republic with players who have greatly benefited from their experience.
There has never been a collegiate summer prep program in baseball which will provide daily athletic performance surveys accompanied by evidence-based neuromuscular training programs which will impact the players in only a week time frame. This service will be extended for a year to all participants.
Stars and Stripes Sports is pioneering the use of Test and Train Sports-Sync Athlete Management System to document every aspect of development during the summer participation. Testing the players the first day on site and re-testing them the last day will provide benchmarks and progressive development numbers that will distinguish this program from any others.
The staff at Stars and Stripes Sports knows how to develop players and will prove the effectiveness of ultimate communication and efficiency. Players will be able to be fueled by their development and growth while being nourished by passionate coaches who have the experience and track record to make an immediate impact. The environment created by Stars and Stripes Sports will be unmatched.
Test and Train Sports-Sync is a revolutionary Athlete Management System which is web-based and mobile-based providing the ability to administrate every aspect of the athletes development including all stakeholders.
Kelly Ahrens is the founder and owner of Stars and Stripes Sports and Test and Train Sports. Kelly has spent 30 years in athlete development and building accountability and transparency building the Test and Train Sports-Sync mobile-based and web-based platform. Kelly is building a team of committed professionals who provide evidence-based training procedures that are proven to develop committed athletes. Contact KellyAhrens@TestandTrainSports.com
Pete Berrios is one of the best coaches in the country and brings a high intensity approach filled with passion. Pete gets results. He was coaching in professional baseball at an early age, owned a very successful academy business and has had success coaching at every level , now an Assistant Coach with Furman University Softball Program. Pete is a leader who gets the best out of his players while developing his players to build a foundation that creates efficiency and results.
Reed is no stranger to Stars and Stripes Sports as he has played in California, Florida, South Carolina , Virginia, North Carolina , and Arizona with the National Team. Reed has met and enjoyed relationships with alumni all over the country and is a valuable teammate who helps make the program better.
Thatcher has played in countless Stars and Stripes Sports events across the United States and has gained valuable experience which has allowed him to learn how to compete against top competition and how to build relationships with players from all over who he continues to enjoy daily.
Drew will be attending Gray Academy next year as a Freshman after playing with the Renegades program out of Columbia, SC. Drew can play anywhere on the field and will be playing with Stars and Stripes Sports for the first time .
Jayson has participated in many Stars and Stripes Sports events and plays on the local Columbia, SC Team. Jayson is very versatile and knows where his barrel is. Previous participation on Stars and Stripes Sports National Teams provided great opportunity for development. Jayson was the starting catcher on his HS varsity team this past year.
Von is an exciting player to watch develop as he has great physical skills and is beginning to apply a holistic approach to his training. The sky is the limit for Von as he ventures into his first Stars and Stripes Sports event to learn competitive adaptability and to experience dedicated progressive training while also getting compete against great competition.
Sheldon has played locally with Stars and Stripes Sports out of Columbia, SC and now he will be experiencing his first National Team event. Sheldon plays like "Pete Rose" and brings tremendous energy to his teammates. No one will ever question his effort and he loves to compete. I think Sheldon will grow from this experience and realize he can compete with the best!
Connor was born in Battle Creek, Michigan he loved baseball since he was 3 years old. He was playing recreation baseball until he began play with the Shamrocks. Conner moved to South Carolina and began playing with the Talons and now is a part of the Dutch Fork baseball program which won the state championship last year
Josh has never met a stranger! Loose as a goose and always making sure everyone is having fun, Josh is a great addition to any team or program. Josh is very athletic and has some good wheels that allows him to track down fly balls and swipe some bases. Josh has played with the Stars and Stripes Sports PA team and has played in several National Events.
Noah originally started out playing with the Stars and Stripes PA team and then moved to SC and joined the Stars and Stripes Sports Columbia SC program. Noah has played on some National Team events and is working hard to develop his game. Noah has a strong arm and is athletic enabling him to play many positions in the field.
Chase is a straight A student. He is very outgoing and always has a smile on his face. He is passionate about baseball and has continued to improve each year. He also enjoys basketball, riding his bike scuba diving, and surfing.Chase has played with Stars and Stripes Sports out of Columbia and in some National Team events.
We will carry 12 players on the roster to compete in the 14U USSSA Global World Series. Additional players who are at different age groups or who want to be a reserve can come and participate in this event and go through all of the training and enjoy the benefits of development without participation on this team. I will do the best I can to find you a team to play on at the event but can not guarantee you success with that aspect.