PROGRAM 15 Announces Expanded Nationwide Search For Amateur Baseball Talent In 2020 With The New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series National Combine

June 12, 2019

PROGRAM 15, the Official Global Grassroots Player Identification and Development Program for New Balance Baseball, announces Future Stars Series National Combine beginning summer of 2020.

The best and brightest amateur baseball talent from across the country will come together next summer for the inaugural Future Stars Series World Combine. Several professional baseball stadiums are being considered. Exact dates and location will be announced as soon as they are finalized.

Led by PROGRAM 15’s National Staff of former Major League and professional players, scouts, and coaches, Future Stars Series Training and Evaluation Combines have garnered a reputation as 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 said, “This event is a step forward to innovate in the vision to enhance player development and evaluation while being all-inclusive. We are working with our partner programs and partner events to give players the best chance to be seen by professionals and advance their careers. To bring this volume of players together into one place for all the MLB clubs and colleges to see is going to be a lot of fun along with selecting the National team from this event in conjunction with the advisory board clubs”.

Participation in the National Combine is by invitation only. Elite players will be selected by PROGRAM 15 staff from Future Stars Series Regional Combines around the country. Players are Identified for the regional combines through scout days and player development camps along with partner events.

The National Combine will be broadcast globally by FloSports TV, the exclusive Live Streaming and On-Demand Coverage Provider for The New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series. The event includes a player evaluation and testing day followed by four days of games.

All players will be evaluated by PROGRAM 15 staff for potential invitations to join the 2020 National Team Roster for the Future Stars Series International Week, where they will compete head to head with the World Team at the annual signature event of New Balance Baseball and PROGRAM 15.

PROGRAM 15 and The Future Stars Series has built solid joint venture and sponsorship relationships with several undisputed global brand leaders in amateur and Major League Baseball, which will be involved in this highly anticipated event, including New Balance Baseball, Franklin Sports, Vizual Edge, Diamond Kinetics, Monsterful, Motus, Marrucci, Torch Eyewear and G-Form.

Players attending the Future Stars Series National Combine will be provided head to toe New Balance on-field gear as well as other items from the event sponsors.

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. Manufactured in the U.S. for over 75 years and representing a limited portion of our U.S. sales, New Balance Made U.S. is a premium collection that contains a domestic value of 70% or greater. New Balance owns five factories in New England and one in Flimby, U.K. New Balance employs more than 6,000 associates around the globe, and in 2017 reported worldwide sales of $4 billion. To learn more about New Balance, please visit www.newbalance.com and for the latest press information please visit http://newbalance.newsmarket.com.