College baseball goes way back. NCAA scheduled his first game in 1859. The rest is history. Kids grow up and dream of their hero’s Pete Incaviglia and Lauren Chamberlain.
KignsTalent is proud we are a key player at this stage. With the partership with KNBSB we guide the best players (m/f) on the Dutch fields towards their American Dream!
The Partnership between KignsTalent and KNBSB lifts the national level of baseball and softball. With their knowledge they are irriplaceable.
- Tjerk Smeets (Technical Director KNBSB)
The structure of Baseball in the United States
As a college baseball player you can get nominated for the MLB draft. Annually, the most promising college players are nominated for this event. So, are you playing on a high level in the Netherlands and do you have a havo, mbo or vwo degree and is your English reasonably good? Then you are already beyond first base to turn your American dream into reality. Do you have a – (nog niet vermeld op Nederlandstalige website) degree, you can attend a NCJAA college for two years before signing for an university.
Facts and figures
10880Average fansLouisiana State University
170km/hfastest pitch everJordan Hicks, University of Louisville
7hourlongest game everUniversity of Texas vs Boston College
Claim the spotlight in the sports crazy America!
As a college baseball player you are absorbed in the sporting environment on a daily basis. You practice, travel and play games on an elite level. And in between all these sessions and games, you have access to the best facilities and specialists that make sure you maintain and improve your condition levels.
Besides the busy sports schedule, your study is demanding as well. As a student-athlete you will need great discipline for starters. Together with your academic advisors and coaches you will be developing your own schedule, which allows you to perform on the pitch and in the classroom.
The right match with the university, because each talent is different
Your ambitions might differ from your teammates. Perhaps your ceiling is higher than those around you, while others are already satisfied with living the American way of life. Whatever your reason to go to the United States may be, we will make sure to find the right match, that fits your athletic and academic background.
Close contact with your parents
To find the right match we look at your ambitions and capabilities, as well as what college coaches in the United States are searching for. On a daily basis we are in touch with coaches who are looking to add exciting baseball players to their roster. We rate universities based on their academic and athletic performance. During this complex process we are close to the action to make sure the right choices are made. Naturally, we will also be in close contact with you and your parents. Due to this diligent and concerned approach KingsTalent has built a strong reputation in the United States, which has led to us receiving more requests from coaches than we could ever live up to!
Are you ready for your next step? KingsTalent guides you!
Have you made your choice? Then we will follow you closely in the USA. Not literally, of course, but we keep in close contact together and do not want to miss anything of your sporting achievements. In fact, if you want, we will report extensively on your adventures. The contacts with your home front also remain strong. Within a few days you will know whether you qualify for your life-changing experience.