PROGRAM 15, the Official Global Grassroots Player Identification and Development Program for New Balance Baseball has announced its collaboration with Amuse Sports USA to identify elite players to play professional baseball in Asia.
PROGRAM 15 will host two Player Identification events in the eastern and western regions of the US during October 2020. PROGRAM 15 CEO/President of Baseball Operations Jeremy Booth, VP of Player Personnel Gordon Blakeley, and Field Coordinator James Lofton will evaluate attendees on behalf of sports management agency Amuse Sports USA to represent players for opportunities to play professional baseball in Asia.
Backed by decades of Pro Baseball Scouting experience, PROGRAM 15’s in-depth and credible evaluations are trusted by Major League scouts and college coaches across the country. The collaboration is a perfect fit with Amuse Sports USA whose client roster includes active players on teams in Major League Baseball (MLB), Nippon Professional Baseball Organization (NPO), Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), and Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL).
Booth said, “This event is another piece in PROGRAM 15’s vision to enhance evaluation for players across the globe. We’ve never in our lifetime seen times like these, and players are looking for a place to play. When you factor in the loss of Major League Baseball affiliated opportunities, the international market becomes even more attractive for players to enter. We are excited to work with Amuse Sports USA to assist in these opportunities to advance players in their career path.”
Analytical data including video, Blast Motion swing performance metrics, and Scoutcast field performance metrics will be captured on all players attending the events.
High school graduates, current college, as well as professional players are eligible to attend.
Visit https://futurestarsseries.com/p15-amuse-sports-pro-player-id/ for Dates, Locations, and Event registration.
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 PROGRAM 15 and the Future Stars Series, visit www.futurestarsseries.com or @program15bb and @ftrstarsseries on Twitter.
ABOUT AMUSE SPORTS USA:
Amuse Sports USA Inc. works closely with Athlete Solution Inc. to offer attentive services that include training and mental care of athletes, agent work such as contract negotiations and domestic and international player transfers, management service such as endorsement deals with brands and media appearances, and life planning for a post-retirement career. For more information on Amuse Sports USA visit https://teamamsports.com/en/