PROGRAM 15, the Official Global Grassroots Player Identification and Development Program for New Balance Baseball, and 2D Sports, host to travel baseball tournaments and showcases at top-tier NCAA, NJCAA, and NAIA venues throughout the country, announce collaboration for New Balance Future Stars Series and Scout Game Events.
On the heels of a banner 2018, PROGRAM 15 continues their unwavering commitment to change the game of baseball with the announcement of their collaboration with 2D Sports on New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series and Scout Game events.
2D Sports has been named the Official Team Event Logistics Organization of the Future Stars Series and will license and run Future Stars Series Tournaments around the country, including Super Regionals, as well as be involved with the highly anticipated National Trials this summer.
As the Official Team and Amateur Baseball Player Identification Partner of 2D Sports and The Scout Games, PROGRAM 15 will vet and approve all teams participating in the Scout Games events.
2D COO Ross Blankenship stated, “We are extremely excited about this partnership. We are now going to have the ability to truly provide all the teams and players with two important pieces to enhance their overall growth as players and as programs.”
Brandon Magierowski, 2D CEO, added, “PROGRAM 15’s scouting platform merged with 2D event logistics will improve the overall event experience and provide more opportunity for players across the Country to be recruited to College programs and play at the Professional level.”
The Scout Games will also serve as the regional event arm of The Future Stars Series and along with upcoming FSS Partner Events, will be an integral piece of the road leading to National Trials and potential invitation to join elite players from around the world at the prestigious New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series International Week.
Jeremy Booth, PROGRAM 15 Founder, CEO and President of Baseball Operations for The New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series, said, “Here you have two innovative groups with deep foundations in the game, doing things for the right reasons. It’s an easy partnership that complements each other’s core goals and strengths. This isn’t just excitement, man I’m truly happy to be working with these guys.”
Individual players can register with PROGRAM 15 to attend Scouting and Evaluation sessions held at Scout Game locations prior to the event.
Led by PROGRAM 15’s National Staff of former Major League and professional players, scouts, and coaches, Future Stars Series Training and Evaluation events have garnered a reputation as the most comprehensive amateur baseball player identification and development experiences available.
ABOUT 2D SPORTS
2D Sports hosts travel baseball tournaments and showcases at top-tier NCAA, NJCAA, and NAIA venues throughout Texas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, and Florida. For more information on 2D Sports visit www.2dsports.org or @2D_sports on Twitter and 2dsports on Facebook.
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 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.