All Blue Wave players participating in the 15U USA Baseball National Championships will conduct “Team Check-In” and “Team Testing” at 3:20 PM. Players must arrive 45 minutes prior at the Mariners
All Blue Wave players participating in the 15U USA Baseball National Championships will conduct “Team Check-In” and “Team Testing” at 3:20 PM.
Players must arrive 45 minutes prior at the Mariners quad at Peoria Sports Complex at 16101 N 83rd Ave, Peoria, AZ
Players must be dressed to play a game and meet with Coach Garcia through go through the 20-minute testing phase, when most the USA recruiters and scouts are there to take bat velo, arm velo, and speed on the bags. Everyone needs to do it.
The following is what to expect from USA Baseball:
Testing Day is a showcase event held on the first day of each age division and will be held at the Mariners Quad at Peoria Sports Complex. The event invites attending athletes to participate in a variety of standard and advanced evaluation drills and showcase themselves to USA Baseball Task Force members, who are seeking candidates for USA Baseball’s 13U/14U Athlete Development Program (ADP), 16U/17U National Team Development Program (NTDP), as well as the 15U National Team Trials.
The Testing Day process for players will consist of four stations: warmups, primary position work, tee work, and an optional 30-yard sprint. During each station, Task Force members will record various measurable, including throwing velocity, max barrel speed, and exit velocity, among others. Groups of players will rotate between the stations in 20-minute intervals. Players should be able to complete all Testing Day stations in between 60-90 minutes.
Participation in Testing Day, while recommended, is optional for all players attending the National Team Championships Arizona. The goal of the event is to provide athletes an opportunity to make a positive first impression on USAB Task Force members in a non-game setting, while providing them with a unique experience and a tangible evaluation of their skills and abilities that they can take home with them.
(Wednesday) 3:20 pm - 4:00 pm
Peoria Sports Complex
16101 N 83rd Ave