17U National Team Development Program

Schedule and Results

Date Opponent/Event Venue Location Time/Score (All times ET) Notes
June 17-2517U National Team Championships - EastVariousPalm Beach County, Fla.
June 20-2817U National Team Championships - WestVariousGoodyear & Glendale, Ariz.
Aug. 11-1517U National Team Development ProgramNational Training ComplexCary, N.C.


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2014 17U NTDP Roster

# Name Position B/T Ht. Wt. DOB Hometown School Class
Jake Ackerman OF/C S/R 6-0 165 5/1/1997 San Ramon, Calif. California 2015
Douglas Ashcraft RHP/IF L/R 6-2 200 2/11/1998 Brownboro, Ala. Huntsville 2016
Zachary Attianese LHP L/L 6-1 160 11/20/1997 Old Bridge, N.J. Old Bridge 2016
Kevin Barbato OF R/R 6-2 180 2/21/1997 Miami, Fla. Miami Palmetto 2015
Cameron Blake OF/LHP L/L 6-2 185 8/22/1997 Round Rock, Texas Round Rock 2016
Bryce Blaum IF R/R 5-10 165 6/11/1998 Sugar Land, Texas Clements 2016
David Clawson C/IF L/R 6-0 170 5/20/1997 Monarch Beach, Calif. Mater Dei 2016
Aaron Coates LHP/OF L/L 6-1 205 9/29/1997 Newark, Del. Glasgow 2015
Hagen Danner RHP/C R/R 6-0 160 9/30/1998 Huntington Beach, Calif. Huntington Beach 2017
Dakota Donovan RHP R/R 6-6 215 7/25/1997 Washington, Utah Pine View 2016
Julian Escobedo OF/LHP L/L 5-9 160 6/10/1998 Chula Vista, Calif. Eastlake 2016
Tyler Flores IF R/R 6-1 170 5/2/1998 Moorpark, Calif. Westlake 2016
Logan Foster C/OF R/R 5-10 165 11/24/1997 Lincoln, Neb. Lincoln Southwest 2016
Logan Gillaspie C S/R 6-1 195 4/17/1997 Bakersfield, Calif. Frontier 2015
Kevin Gowdy RHP/IF R/R 5-8 121 11/16/1997 Santa Barbara, Calif. Santa Barbara 2016
Conor Grady RHP R/R 6-2 185 10/31/1998 Tampa, Fla. Tampa Catholic 2017
Tyrus Greene C L/R 6-0 170 5/4/1997 San Diego, Calif. St. Augustine 2015
Aaron Greenfield IF R/R 6-1 175 12/24/1998 Los Angeles, Calif. Westchester 2016
Josh Hiatt IF/RHP R/R 6-0 170 3/27/1997 Mooresville, N.C. Southlake Christian 2015
Charles King RHP/IF R/R 6-4 180 1/6/1998 Coppell, Texas Coppell 2016
Nick Lee RHP/IF R/R 6-6 185 2/10/1997 Longville, La. South Beauregard 2015
Sergio Macias Jr. IF R/R 6-1 185 3/24/1997 Loreto, Texas Alexander 2016
Alex McKenna OF/RHP R/R 6-0 185 9/6/1997 Canyon Country, Calif. Alemany 2015
Zach McLeod LHP L/L 6-1 200 1/6/1997 Phoenix, Ariz. Greenway 2015
Mitchell Miller LHP L/L 6-5 175 6/13/1997 Covington, Ga. Loganville 2016
Tristan Peterson IF/C R/R 6-1 215 7/21/1997 Tucson, Ariz. Canyon Del Oro 2016
Konnor Pilkington LHP/IF L/L 6-2 205 9/12/1997 Hurley, Miss. East Central 2015
Nick Pratto LHP/IF L/L 6-0 165 10/6/1998 Huntington Beach, Calif. Mater Dei 2017
Hazahel Quijada LHP/IF L/L 6-2 180 9/18/1997 Highland, Calif. San Gordino 2015
Ripken Reyes IF S/R 5-10 170 4/1/1997 Stockton, Calif. St. Mary's 2015
Blake Sabol C/IF L/R 6-0 170 1/7/1998 Aliso Niguel, Calif. Aliso Niguel 2016
Pablo Salazar III IF S/R 6-2 190 5/23/1997 Pearland, Texas Lutheran South Academy 2015
Zachary Sherman IF/RHP R/R 6-2 180 6/20/1998 Ramona, Calif. Ramona 2016
Josh Stephen OF L/L 6-0 170 9/22/1997 Chino Hills, Calif. Mater Dei 2016
Mason Studstill RHP/IF R/R 5-11 185 8/22/1997 Titusville, Fla. Rockledge 2016
LJ Talley IF L/R 6-3 180 5/7/1997 Folkston, Ga. Charlton 2015
Tre Turner OF R/R 5-10 187 10/15/1997 Slidell, La. Holy Cross 2016
Bo Weiss RHP/IF R/R 6-2 160 7/24/1997 Castle Rock, Colo. Regis 2016
Cody Williams OF/IF R/R 6-3 200 5/7/1998 Houston, Texas Clear Brook 2016

2014 17U NTDP Coaches

# Name Position Hometown
Eric Kibler Field Coordinator Scottsdale, Ariz.
John Gall Roving Instructor Stanford, Calif.
Ernie Young Roving Instructor Scottsdale, Ariz.
Mark Calvi Instructor Marco Island, Fla.
Dave Gallagher Instructor Trenton, N.J.
Sean Gamble Instructor Montgomery, Ala.
Billy Jones Instructor Kent, Wash.
Chad Kreuter Instructor Greenbrae, Calif.
Mike Maack Instructor Piano, Texas
Rick Vanderhook Instructor Yorba Linda, Calif.
Brad Wilkerson Instructor Owensboro, Ky.

2014 17U NTDP Administration

Name Position Hometown
Ashley Bratcher Director, NTDP Raleigh, N.C.
Tom Gottlieb Assistant Director, NTDP West Orange, N.J.
Andrew Rinaldi Coordinator, NTDP East Rockaway, N.Y.
Derrick Lund Coordinator, NTDP Wilmington, N.C.
Grant Dovey Press Officer Dowington, Pa.
Robert Rimorin Athletic Trainer Belen, N.M.
Carl Stocklin Athletic Trainer Philadelphia, Pa.


Selection Process

In 2014, USA Baseball will utilize a rolling invitation process for 17U National Team Development Program participants. A minimum of 38 athletes will be identified for the NTDP through the USA Baseball National Team Identification Series (NTIS), the USA Baseball 17U National Team Championships and recommendations from professional scouts; college, high school and youth coaches; and the amateur baseball community. As players are named to the development program, USA Baseball will publicize the announcement(s) through a press release and/or by post to USABaseball.com.

The primary identification vehicle for the USA Baseball 17U National Team Development Program will be the 17U National Team Championships. To attend these events, players must compete on one of the teams that will be admitted to participate at each site. At the 17U National Team Championships, USA Baseball Task Force members will identify a minimum of 30 players for the 2014 17U National Team Development Program. Additional secondary events may be held throughout the year by USA Baseball at its National Training Complex in Cary, N.C., which may also be used to identify players for current or future 17U National Team Development Programs.

Players may also qualify for the following calendar year's 17U NTDP by competing in the NTIS. The NTIS is held each August and September and provides USA Baseball with an advanced look at the upcoming class of top players at the 15U, 17U and 18U competition levels. At the NTIS, USA Baseball Task Force members will identify a minimum of eight (8) players for the following season's 17U NTDP. Players may participate in the NTIS through a regional qualification process. For 2014, these invitations have already been made based on the 2013 NTIS.

Once at the 17U National Team Development Program, players will participate in skill development sessions, various off-field educational components including guest speakers/instructors and intrasquad Red vs. Blue games. USA Baseball will engage members of the professional and collegiate community as well as USA Baseball alumni to serve as instructors and educators throughout the week.

The 17U National Team Development programs will be used to further connect identified athletes with USA Baseball staff to better prepare and develop the athletes for a future USA Baseball National Team experience. Two (2) players from the 2014 17U NTDP will be invited to the 2015 18U National Team Trials and eight (8) players will be invited to the 2015 USA Baseball Tournament of Stars. Additionally, there will be an All-Development Team named at the conclusion of the event, and its players will be featured in Baseball America later that summer.

Information contained in this selection process document is subject to change at the sole discretion of USA Baseball and without further notice. Contact Ashley Bratcher, Director, National Team Development Program, with any questions regarding the 2014 USA Baseball National Team Development Program selection process.

To recommend a 17U player, please complete the Player Profile Form. To recommend a 17U coach, please complete the Coach Profile Form.