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Cy-Fair Sports Complex Selected as Home of PROGRAM 15 and Future Stars Series National Training Center

March 11, 2018

PROGRAM 15, the Official Global Grassroots Player Identification and Development Program for New Balance Baseball, has selected the Cy-Fair Sports Complex in Cypress, Texas as home for its national training program and the location for the Future Stars Series 2018 National Tournament.

PROGRAM 15 is proud to announce the Cy-Fair Sports Complex in Cypress, Texas has been selected as Home of PROGRAM 15 and Future Stars Series National Training Center. In addition to restoration and improvements of the playing surface on all four baseball fields, the Cy-Fair Sports Association has committed to building two indoor batting cages with astroturf, climate control, Internet capability, and training space for teams and players to utilize regardless of weather or time of year. There will be additional improvements made in the immediate coming years.

The 2018 Future Stars Series National Tournaments will be held at the Cy-Fair Sports Association Schiel Road Complex between June 27 and July 30, 2018. These five events will feature some of the top talent in the 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 grad classes.

Led by PROGRAM 15’s National Staff of former Major League and professional players, scouts, and coaches, Future Stars Series Regional Training and Evaluation Combines have garnered a reputation as one of the most comprehensive amateur baseball player identification and development experiences available.

Jeremy Booth, PROGRAM 15 Founder, CEO and President of Baseball Operations for The New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series, says, “The commitment from the CFSA to the community and the players is a strong one and it has been exhibited here in a very big way. As a non-profit group, the Association is in it purely for the players and the youth. We are excited to match their commitment and make the complex the national training home for P15 and home location for the New Balance Future Stars Series National Events.”

The Future Stars Series is the global initiative between New Balance and Program 15 to elevate the game of baseball by providing amateur baseball players across all economic levels an opportunity to reach their full potential through the training, development, and guidance of former MLB players, scouts, and coaches.

Amateur players identified by PROGRAM 15’s National Staff of former Major League and professional players, scouts and coaches are submitted to New Balance Baseball for advanced opportunities and potential selection to regional and national team rosters for New Balance sponsored events.

For the latest Future Stars Series updates and announcements follow @ftrstarsseries on Twitter or visit http://futurestarsseries.com.

ABOUT PROGRAM 15:
PROGRAM 15 boasts a faculty and staff that includes multiple Major League All-Stars and World Series veterans responsible for executing the New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series, an initiative between the two organizations to elevate the game of baseball by providing amateur players across all economic levels an opportunity to reach their full potential through the training, development, and guidance of former MLB players, scouts, and coaches. For more information on Program15 and the Future Stars Series, visit www.futurestarsseries.com or @program15bb and @ftrstarsseries on twitter.

ABOUT CY-FAIR SPORTS ASSOCIATION (CFSA) SCHIEL ROAD FACILITY:
The CFSA has developed the Schiel Road facility in an effort expand their presence in the community and support the youth in the Cy-Fair and surrounding areas. The complex includes baseball fields, football fields used for football games during the Fall and Lacrosse during the Spring. Recent improvements at the CFSA sports complex on Schiel Road include three new baseball fields, three new all-purpose fields, bleachers, concession stands, restrooms, and stadium lights at several fields to allow for more evening games. For more information about CFSA, visit http://cy-fairsports.org/Home.aspx.

ABOUT NEW BALANCE:
New Balance, headquartered in Boston, MA has the following mission: Demonstrating responsible leadership, we build global brands that athletes are proud to wear, associates are proud to create and communities are proud to host. New Balance is the only major company to make or assemble more than 4 million pairs of athletic footwear per year in the USA, which represents a limited portion of our US sales. Where the domestic value is at least 70%, we label our shoes Made in the USA. New Balance owns five factories in New England and one in Flimby, U.K. New Balance employs more than 5,000 associates around the globe, and in 2015 reported worldwide sales of $3.72 billion. To learn more about New Balance, please visit www.newbalance.com and for the latest press information please visit http://newbalance.newsmarket.com. Keep up-to-date with all of the latest New Balance news on Twitter @NewBalance and newbalance on Facebook.