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Baseball Recruiting

The college recruiting process is complicated, but we’re here to help with valuable guidance and exclusive resources to match the dreams and aspirations of every athlete and their families.

Our Baseball Factory National Showcase, offers a Player Page complete with measurables, metrics, and a skills video that college coaches can access in our national recruiting database. Our Exclusive College Recruiting Program offers families the ability to work hands-on with our recruiting specialists to find the perfect college fit.

Choose the path that’s right for you.

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As a Baseball Factory Member, You’ll Discover:

    • What recruiters and scouts look for in high school players as they prepare for college baseball
    • The expectations of college coaches during the recruiting process
    • What players and parents need to do to help the recruiting process run smoothly
    • Key dates and timelines to meet during your journey to college baseball
    • Tips for making a good impression while visiting coaches and campuses
    • And much more!

Our Outstanding College Recruiting Staff:



Dan Mooney – Executive Director of College Recruiting

One of the most sought-after, well-connected college experts in the country, Dan has helped lead Baseball Factory to place more kids in college baseball than anyone else in America. Dan’s knowledge and background with college programs and knowing what it takes to get the attention of a coach is truly unparalleled.

After being drafted by the Chicago Cubs following his senior year at Monsignor Donovan High School in Toms River, NJ, Dan decided to begin his collegiate career as a catcher at Brevard Junior College. He later transferred to the University of Florida where he redshirted for a season, before moving on to NC State University where he was a two-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference performer. Dan also played for the Harwich Mariners, in the highly-touted Cape Cod Collegiate Baseball League. After college, Dan played professionally in the Boston Red Sox organization for three seasons, where he reached Double-A with the organization. Dan has assisted hundreds of players in reaching their goal of playing collegiate baseball and has developed relationships with college coaches across the nation through his career as a player and during his time here at Baseball Factory.


Bernadette Bechta – College Admissions Specialist

Bernadette serves as the main academic contact for all players and parents in the Exclusive Program. With over 20 years of experience as a teacher and advisor at the high school level, Bernadette will provide families with guidance on topics ranging from application essays to financial aid. In addition, Bernadette’s two sons have both gone through the Exclusive Program so she knows the ins and outs of the process from a parent’s perspective.


Steven Hardesty – Recruiting Coordinator

Coach Hardesty comes with an extensive background in college coaching having spent the last 14+ years working at the 4-year College, Junior College and College Development/Scout baseball levels. Hardesty brings with him a high energy, passionate approach to evaluating, scouting, and working with athletes in the college recruiting process. Having built a reputation during his time at the Junior College level and College Development/Scout coaching for advising student-athletes through the college placement/commitment process ranging from the Junior College level to the Power 5 Division 1 level. His network, work ethic, knowledge, and passion creates opportunities for student-athletes to pursue their college goals and has an extensive track record of success.

To become a Member and start your path to college baseball, find a Showcase near you!

Find out why Baseball Factory players make up 100% of Division I, 100% of Division II and 96% of Division III rosters with the College PREP Program.

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The Definitive College Recruiting Database

Players who attend a Baseball Factory National Showcase event are featured in our “Factory Recruits” database for college coaches.

Coaches from around the country use this database to recruit players for their programs. Over the past 17 years, Baseball Factory has been a pioneer in offering college coaches the very best in video, unbiased pro scout evaluations, and player pages. Our “Factory Recruits” database is unmatched in the industry and where college coaches go to recruit talented ballplayers.

Individual Player Page

Every player who attends a Baseball Factory National Showcase event receives a personalized player page. Your player page includes all your key metrics from our Advanced Athletic Assessment, a Factory-Certified Skills evaluation from our scouts and your skills video. This is your most important tool to promote your game and get recruited.

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Exclusive College Recruiting Program

Our Exclusive College Recruiting Program provides access to a team of experienced professionals helping navigate your individual path through the college recruiting process. Led by Executive Director of College Recruiting Dan Mooney and Bernadette Bechta, Academic & Admissions Specialist, we provide advice and information that can truly be a difference maker in finding the ‘right’ college experience for every athlete. Their knowledge ranges from personality fit to position depth to the details of the admissions process.

Enjoy every-day access to your very own personalized College Recruiting Navigator through our one-of-a-kind Exclusive College Recruiting Program. Contact your Player Development Coordinator to learn more. All Exclusive Program members must have first participated in a Baseball Factory National Showcase event – find one near you.

Our Alumni

Baseball Factory helps players get discovered and get recruited. Over the last 23 years, more than 100,000 players have used our system to get recruited to play college baseball. And more than 500 have gone on to star in the Majors.

Check out our college and pro alumni


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