Announcing the 2018 International Stars College Showcase – October 2-12, 2018 in Phoenix Arizona!

“The International Stars College Showcase helped me with my dream in a different way than I expected… It gave me the chance to showcase myself in front of tons of scouts which enabled me to choose different colleges across the United States.”

Jorin van Amstel runs the 60 for college coaches and scouts at the 2013 Showcase

-Jorin van Amstel, Netherlands 
Showcase participant – earned full-scholarship to Odessa College in Texas & currently plays for Northwestern Oklahoma State University

What: Our annual College Showcase is an amazing opportunity geared towards talented international players from Europe, Australia, the Caribbean, South America, and Asia interested in playing college baseball in the U.S.  The International Stars College Showcase has already placed numerous international players in college programs around the U.S.  We are the preeminent organization, that focuses exclusively on baseball, in placing international players at U.S. colleges. No other organization can match our record of success.

For an affordable price you will receive individualized professional instruction, evaluation, a chance to showcase your skills in front of college coaches from all divisions and levels (NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA, JC) across the country, and you will have access to our vast network of college connections, comprised of hundreds of U.S. college baseball programs.

You will play games vs. top U.S. Junior College programs, take campus tours, learn about the college eligibility process and how to apply to schools, attend an American professional baseball game, and have a chance to represent your country as an International Star playing in the U.S.

Who: Talented international players, ages 16-21, wishing to play college baseball.

Where: Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

When: October 2-12, 2018

More Information

Check out the International Baseball Community’s podcast discussing the  College Showcase:

And check out Mister-Baseball’s Write-up of the 2015 Showcase in Phoenix Arizona (link below):
http://www.mister-baseball.com/international-stars-hosted-3rd-annual-college-showcase-arizona-october/

 

Players placed:

Lucas Holub winning the Juco National Championship with Northwest Florida State College.
Lukas Holub winning the Juco National Championship with Northwest Florida State College.

Cesare Astorri (Italy) – Oakland Athletics (MLB)

Giulio Monello (Italy) – Odessa Junior College (Texas), signed for Fall 2018

Stefano Berini (Italy) – Clarendon Junior College (Texas)

Josef Cihlar (Czech Republic) – Odessa Junior College (Texas)

Martin Kalabek (Czech Republic) – Columbia College (Missouri)

Matteo Pizzolini (Italy) – Clarendon Junior College (Texas)

Dylan Verdonk (Netherlands) – Seton Hall University (New Jersey)

Matteo Bocchi (Italy) – Odessa Junior College (Texas) / University of Texas

Sammy Hackl (Austria) – Arizona Western College

Jakub Ondracek (Czech Republic) – Cochise Junior College (Arizona)

Jorin van Amstel (Netherlands) – Odessa Junior College (Texas) / Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Lorenzo Fabbri (Italy) – Frank Phillips Junior College (Texas)

Alberto Fossa (Italy) – Brookdale Community College (New Jersey)

Max Draijer (Netherlands) – Cochise Junior College (Arizona)

Lukas Holub (Czech Republic) – Northwest Florida State Junior College / Ranger Junior College (Texas) / Okalahoma Panhandle State University

Jim Ploeger (Netherlands) – Laney College (California) /University of Arkansas Pine Bluff

 

Italian catcher Cesare Astorri put together an outstanding performance at the 2017 College Showcase and earned a professional contract from the Oakland Athletics organization

 

Australian Brodie Arriola and Italian Giulio Monello (who signed with Odessa College Texas) become fast friends at the 2017 College Showcase

 

2017 College Showcase weekend hiking trip to Sedona Arizona

 

Players running the 60 for coaches and scouts at the 2017 Showcase Day at Glendale Community College

 

At the 2017 College Showcase players from Europe, Australia, and the Caribbean listen to legendary Manager and Scout Mauro Mazzotti give instructions at Mesa Community College, host of the International Stars Showcase daily practices

 

2017 College Showcase participants practicing at Mesa College

 

2017 College Showcase campus tour at Yavapai College

 

College Showcase 2016
Showcase Day 2016 at Glendale CC in Phoenix AZ
2016 College Showcase Stars at the Grand Canyon
International Stars hangin with Domingo Ayala
college coaches from across the country come to scout the showcase
International Stars from Switzerland, Italy, Netherlands and Czech Republic

 

International Stars & Mesa College - 2015 College Showcase Series
International Stars & Mesa College – 2015 College Showcase Series
College Coaches scout the 2015 Showcase at Glendale College
College Coaches scout the 2015 Showcase at Glendale College
Showcase 2015 - Tour at Central Arizona College
Showcase 2015 – Tour at Central Arizona College
College Showcase 2015 game vs. Central Arizona College
College Showcase 2015 game vs. Central Arizona College
College Showcase 2015 participants checking out an American west coast delicacy
College Showcase 2015 participants checking out an American west coast delicacy

 

2014 Showcase at Oakton High School in Virginia

 

2014 College Showcase - College Prep Talk with GW Head Coach Gregg Ritchie and Assistant Coach Dave Lorber
2014 College Showcase – College Prep Talk with GW Head Coach Gregg Ritchie and Assistant Coach Dave Lorber

 

College Showcase 2014 at Washington Nationals Game
College Showcase 2014 at Washington Nationals Game

 

2014 College Showcase visiting the White House in Washington DC
2014 College Showcase visiting the White House in Washington DC

 

“We provide the international player with the platform and confidence to succeed in the U.S.”