*Please note: Itinerary & Roster information is an example from a previous year’s event. Information about 2020 event will be posted soon.
Confirmed Event Staff Includes:
Kevin Riggs: Riggs was a standout player at East Carolina University and was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds. He spent seven years in the minors and was selected to the All-Star Team four times. He was among the top 10 batting leaders three times and was the Norwich Navigators MVP & Offensive Player of the Year in 1996. Riggs spent time coaching in the Colorado Rockies organization from 2007-2014 and has since worked with the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Philadelphia Phillies.
Jack Santora: Jack was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 19th round of the 1999 Draft. He reached as high as Triple-A, playing for the Diamondbacks, Philadelphia Phillies and San Diego Padres organizations from 1999-2005. Santora has spent the last few years as a defensive coach and scout for the Burlington Bees (Class-A affiliate of the LA Angels) and manager for Rookie AZL Angels. He represented Team Italy for three World Baseball Classics in 2006, 2009 and 2013 and won two European Championships with Team Italy in 2010 and 2012.
Important Event Info:
- Players who are traveling alone will meet Baseball Factory staff at the Phoenix International Airport baggage claim
- Baseball Factory will provide ground transportation to/from the airport to players traveling alone
- Players will be roomed with other players at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa
- All players will be provided with three meals a day, lodging and ground transportation. Airfare is NOT included in the registration fees
- Uniform will consist of Under Armour Baseball Factory shirt and hat and will be washed daily by the Baseball Factory staff
- Players need to bring all necessary baseball equipment for training and competition
- Players receive a detailed player info pack upon registration
- Players receive access to the Baseball Factory manual to assist in their player development and the college recruiting process
- Lodging, meals and ground transportation are included for players only. (Parents and guests are responsible for providing their own reservation, meals and transportation.)
- Players may bring spending money for souvenirs and/or any snacks and drinks as needed