Confirmed Event Staff Includes:
Khareth Bartee: Khareth is a native of Omaha, NE. He attended Iowa Western Community College and graduated from Creighton University. In 2000, he was an All-Region XI Second Team player and signed with the Kansas City Royals. He now works with Baseball Factory at various Player Development Camps across the country.
Jon Chastine: Jon has been with the Factory since 2013. He helps with regional tryouts, player development events, and with our Under Armour National Tournament Division. He played college baseball at Cal Baptist University in Riverside, CA. He served at Bethesda University as an infield coach for two years and is currently the head coach at Vista Del Lago High School.
Mike Surina: Michael played his college baseball at Chaffey Community College for two years and the University of La Verne for two years. At La Verne, he was two-time First-Team All-Conference and All-Region honors in his senior year. Michael played two seasons of Independent Minor League baseball for the Tijuana Cimarrones and Yuma Scorpions in the Golden League and Fort Worth Cats of the American Association Baseball League. He is now the head baseball coach at Chino High School in Chino, California.
Important Event Info:
- Players will be roomed with their parent/guardian at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson. One hotel room (two beds) will be provided for player and parent/guardian
- Players are transported in charter buses/vans from site to site
- Players receive two Under Armour Baseball Factory shirts and a hat
- Players will be provided with three meals per day
- Players are provided Gatorade and water throughout the event
- Players may bring spending money for souvenirs and/or extra snacks
- Players will receive online access to Baseball Factory’s Academic, Baseball & Character (ABC) Manual
- Players will receive a detailed player info pack upon registration
- Parent(s) required to attend (Parents and guests are responsible for providing their own reservation, meals and transportation)
Baseball Factory coaches select players from across the country for this event based on their performance at an Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryout & Interactive Video Program or other Baseball Factory event. Selected players will be divided by position onto teams that will compete in the tournament. Baseball Factory will coach all teams in the tournament.
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