Arlington Community Educational Sports Inc. is a newly formed local non-profit organization that is creating sports programs designed to actively promote community-based sports in the Hudson Valley while working in the best interests of our local players,

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    Taconic Rangers 10th-11th Grade Fall College Campus Prospect Program- Sunday Afternoons In The Fall!


Select players can enter the showcase level of our organization through our Fall Prospect Program.
We are always looking for highly talented players who are interested in gaining college exposure.
For the Fall Prospect Program we are interested mainly in rising 10th and 11th grade players, however, we will also consider select 9th grade players to join the Taconic Rangers Fall Prospect Program each year. 
The fall prospect program is directed by former NY Met Minor Leaguer and current Taconic Rangers Futures Head Coach, Al Hammell
-The Taconic Rangers are a very highly respected travel baseball organization in the Hudson Valley with a strong history of matching high school baseball players with college baseball programs.
-Coach Hammell works cooperatively with the Taconic Rangers organization in order to offer interested area baseball players high level of baseball development and college baseball showcase opportunities.
-The Fall Prospect Program is designed for serious High School baseball players in the 10th and 11th grades (Select 9th graders) who are interested in playing baseball at the college level.
-We develop college showcase level 17u rosters each year out of the Fall Prospect Program to go out and play a college showcase schedule the following summer. 
-The 2020 Fall Prospect Program will consist of 5 Sunday sessions with a work-session practice and Red/Blue Game Play to take place at regional college campuses each week. 
-The sessions will run approximately 3 hours each Sunday.
-Spots in the fall prospect program will be limited at each position and will be given on a first-come/first-served basis once being accepted into the program.
-Participation in the 2020 Fall Prospect Program is recommended for any high school players interested in taking their game to next level and gaining exposure to college coaches.
TENTATIVE FALL 2020 Dates and Sites:
Labor Day Weekend- OFF
September 13- 
September 20- 
September 27- 
October 4-
Coumbus Day Weekend- OFF
October 18- 
Potential College Campus Sites that have been visited in the past: 
St. John's University, Siena College, Marist College, Fairfield University, Stony Brook University, Sacred Heart University, Fordham University, Manhattan College, Army West Point.
-The finalized fall campus schedule will be set durinmg the month of August.
-There will be no partial registrations, no refunds, and no makes-up dates due to weather related cancellations.
-Please understand that your participation in the fall prospect program does not guarantee you a spot on a summer roster. 
-Final Rosters for the 2021 summer teams will be selected directly after the 2020 Fall Program on October 6.
-For the Fall Program, positional play time, batting order placement, and innings pitched during the weekly workouts and game play will be based on ability and performance as evaluated by the coaching staff.
-Please understand that some players may be designated as "Pitcher Only" during the fall weekly game play. These players will still be able to participate in the weekly workouts as a position player if they so choose. We will work to give all players a fair shot at each position and on the mound to show what they can do during the Fall Program.
-The Fall Program is designed to be developmental, but will also be quite competitive as we look to fill our spots for our showcase rosters.
-The player fee for the Fall Prospect Program is $650($325 non-refundable deposit to secure your spot; $325 Balance due before 1st Session)
-*Please be sure to have read all of the information above and consider all of these factors carefully as you decide whether or not this is the program for you for this fall season. If you have any questions regarding the structure of the program please call and ask those questions BEFORE committing to the program.
-Coach Hammell can be reached at 845-527-0897 with any questions at any time.
Coach Hammell
Taconic Rangers Futures Head Coach
Fall Prospect Program Coordinator