Anyone has information about this team and if it helped son with recruitment? Tks
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Which elite team is this? Maybe someone can help if there's more specific info?
Google says no such team exist under that title. More details?
It is run by Elite baseball of Lancaster PA
Are you talking about a team focused on high academic recruiting? Plenty of posters have experience with that.
I still can't find this team through googling. In fact, all that comes up is this thread. Is it new?
i just want to know if someone has or had a son playing for them, and if they got recruited. cost a lot so i want to make sure it is legitite
Elite Baseball is a travel organization, they also seem to run showcases, including an academic showcase in November:
It seems to cost $300, and has a small but nice list of colleges. If these colleges are of interest to your son, and he can play at that level, then it could be a good use of money. D3 schools recruit the summer after junior year and through senior year, so you would want the timing to be right. Also, you should contact the schools before the showcase, to ask if they are recruiting your son's position in his class, and so they know who he is before the showcase.
If this is some kind of summer showcase/travel team within the larger organization, then you would want to know (a) where they will be playing, (b) what level your son projects to, and whether this is right for him, and (c) who will be the coach/recruiting person for the team, and what they know about schools that he is interested in.
Honestly, I think most high academic parents on this site would say that their son's recruiting was done individually at showcases or school camps, and not via a summer team. But, it could work if the team has a person with contacts and suitable schools.
thanks for the advice. I will keep it in mind. BTW, it cost about 3500.00
full disclosure I am 2 years removed from the travel circuit but...no just no. They are not an elite organization, I wouldn't even consider them a real competitive organization. They are certainly not an organization that draws top talent in the immediate area. There are many better options IMO
My son's travel team participated in two https://elitebaseball.co/ events in September, one event was a "showcase tournament" - other than getting some gameplay reps in a lost year, not a good use of our time. Not sure how much COVID impacted the event experience ... our team will NOT be attending any of their events in 2021.
It’s obviously geared towards D3 ...
Beginning with the fall of a student-athletes Junior year in high school, players are eligible to play for one of Elite Baseball’s Showcase Teams.
^^^^ Noticed the same thing, but might not be such a bad thing depending on what pond your fishing in; however, 3500 sounds a little steep if you ask me - Look around the area - Your not that far from PA/MD/NJ/DE - Plenty of quality programs to choose from.