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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 Official College Recruiting Membership and All-In Membership, offered on the Baseball Factory National Tryout & Evaluation Tour, 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.


Matt Richter – Director of College Recruiting

Originally from Southern California, Matt Richter started his college baseball career as a catcher at the University of Arizona. He later transferred to Westmont College (NAIA) in Santa Barbara, CA where he wrapped up his playing days. After graduation, he began coaching at the high school level in Northern California before returning to Westmont where he spent four years as an assistant coach. He had a coaching stint at Azusa Pacific University (D2) as well before moving to Ohio in 2007. Matt spent seven years as a General Manager, coach, and youth baseball coordinator in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League. Since moving to Ohio, he has assisted at Cedarville University (D2),Sinclair Community College (Juco) in Dayton, OH, and has operated as an Associate Scout for the Atlanta Braves. Matt’s relationship with Baseball Factory began in 2002 when he was recruiting several Factory players. He began to scout for the organization in 2003 and soon came on to assist in the Exclusive College Recruiting program on the West Coast. He has also operated as a Regional Scout, Coach, Instructor, and Player Development Coordinator during his 16 years with the Factory.

To become a Member and start your path to college baseball, find a tryout 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 Tryout & Evaluation Tour event, and choose our Official College Recruiting Membership or our All-In Membership, 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 Tryout & Evaluation Tour 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 Tryout & Evaluation Tour 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.

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