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Showcase Softball Program


The Northeast Hurricanes Showcase Softball Program prepares the most serious and committed 16-18 year old players for high school and college softball. These teams will attend the premiere college showcase tournaments in the northeast and receive extensive recruiting instruction and assistance.

With have multiple levels of showcase teams available for players looking to play college softball when the time comes. 


GOLD NATIONAL TEAM

The new Gold National team will be based out of the seacoast location. It includes:

  • Year-round training
  • 2 regional fall tournaments
  • 6 top showcase events in the summer
  • Recruiting Assistance
  • Skill Video 

GOLD REGIONAL TEAM

The Gold Regional team is based out of the Salem location. It includes:

  • Year-round training
  • 6 summer tournaments in the northeast
  • Recruiting Assistance
  • Skill Video 

ELITE TEAMS

Our Elite teams play a combination of trophy tournaments and showcase tournaments. These are at both the 18U and 16U levels. These include:

  • Year-round training
  • 6 summer tournaments in New England
  • Recruiting Assistance
  • Skill Video

Recruiting Assistance

The Northeast Hurricanes Showcase Softballs team includes unparalleled recruiting assistance to each member of the team.  The following elements are foundational to our showcase program:

Recruiting Assistance Guidebook.  All the relevant information and documentation space a player needs to organize, prioritize, and track her pursuit of college softball is in this Hurricane-created workbook.

Skills Video.  Each player is videotaped executing her softball skills. The program then edits and posts it online for quick and easy distribution to college coaches. *Gold team tuition includes video, other showcase teams must purchase separately.

Facilitated Communication.  Showcase team coaches will oversee/facilitate players contacting college coaches as requested. 

Personal Profile Template.  Each player is provided an easy-to-read format for showcasing their best qualities to college coaches.  Players can receive one-on-one feedback from a showcase coach to ensure its quality and relevance.

Formal Picture.  Players are provided individual photos in uniform  for their profiles. 

Showcase Team Website.  Designated web space is provided for the team members to display their profiles. 

Team Marketing Material.  Individual profiles are created for distribution to college coaches attending showcase events.

Player Development

Player Development is a cornerstone of the Hurricane program.  The following elements are included in the showcase team package for each player:

 

· Weekly year-round practice schedule.  As with all Hurricane teams, a player’s school commitments remain the priority throughout the off-season.  However, for those who can make it, these team will have access to double the typical practice time of a standard Hurricane team. 

· Play Ball membership.  Each member of the showcase team receives a Drop-In Membership good for one year at all three Play Ball facilities, Salem, Nashua, and Salisbury.

· Video Analysis.  Showcase team players will have access to video analysis through the coaching team, with on-the-spot feedback for all critical skills. 

· 1-2 30-minute private lessons per player.  These lessons will be conducted at Play Ball and arranged with the instructor's schedule. 

· Professional instruction.  Professional, teaching-oriented coaching is a trademark of the Hurricanes program. The showcase teams are led by established, experienced ASA coaches.  Coach resumes for can be found at each team page.


Showcase Events

Each of our showcase teams will attend the biggest attended showcase events in New England, including three of these:

  • New England's Finest Showcase hosted by the Rhode Island Thunder in Plainville, MA
  • The Devens Tournament hosted by the Polar Crush in Devens, MA
  • All-American hosted in Lowell, MA. 
  • Cape Cod Showcase hosted in Swansea, MA.

The Gold National team will attend additional showcases in the New England area and beyond to maximize their exposure to college coaches, including the Pennsbury Invitational.