Top Tier Baseball is seeking qualified high school and youth travel baseball coaches for the 2019 season. Since our inception in 2004, Top Tier has enjoyed tremendous success, statewide and nationally. This past year, we had 73 players combined in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 classes commit to college baseball programs and 5 alumni drafted. Since 2004, we have watched 516 players move on to college baseball programs, 63 total drafts and 9 players in the MLB. We take great pride in the “Top Tier Tradition of Baseball Excellence” that has developed as a result of hard work by many outstanding players, the dedication of coaches, the unwavering assistance of our sponsors and the commitment and support of great parents.
The common purpose of all those involved is to provide the top amateur baseball talent in the Midwest and exposure to collegiate and professional scouts.Top Tier is a competitive culture fueled by hard work, positive energy, and integrity. Our goal is to not only develop strong baseball players, but develop young leaders and quality human beings.
All our coaches must take a personal interest in the individual.Responsibilities include on-field coaching, pregame preparation, practice organization, mentoring players, and day to day communication with players, parents, college coaches and scouts.
High School Coach: This is a part-time summer position Which will conclude upon the completion of the 2019 summer season. The season will begin the first weekend in June and run to the last weekend in July. We are looking for head and assistant coaches at the 17U, 16U and 15U age levels. Teams are based out of our headquarters in McCook, IL - just southwest of Chicago.
Youth Coach: This is a part-time spring/summer position which will conclude upon the completion of the 2019 summer season. The season will begin the first weekend in April and run to mid-July. In addition to the summer coaching responsibilities, coaches are required to work our Winter/Spring Workouts, which are held on weekday evenings and Saturday mornings Starting the first week of January through the start of the spring season. Teams are based out of our headquarters in McCook, IL - just southwest of Chicago.
We are seeking a candidate that has previous coaching or playing experience at the high school, college, or professional level. The candidate must have strong communication skills and knowledge in baseball. The candidate must be able to communicate to college coaches and scouts regarding the skill set and abilities of players. Further, the candidate must have schedule flexibility throughout the summer.
Additional Salary Information: Pay will be based on experience and length of season.
About Top Tier Baseball
In 2004 Top Tier started with one team. It was an 18U team that traveled the country quickly creating a national brand with the style of baseball they played. That team went on to win 40+ games and featured future big leaguer John Ely and 5 draft picks.
Top Tier has evolved from it's inception in 2004 to one of the elite amateur baseball organizations in the United States. The strength of our program lies in our commitment in developing players and building confidence through hard work and dedication.
We design our program to maximize the exposure of our players by playing a competitive regional schedule combined with strategic elite national events. Our high school schedule provides players the platform to showcase their abilities in front of the top schools and scouts across the country. Over the past several years, Top Tier players have committed to schools in the Power Five Conferences and more including BIG 10, SEC, ACC, PAC 12, BIG 12, Big East, Missouri Valley, and Ivy League among others.
We take great pride in Top Tier's "A Tradition of Baseball Excellence" that has developed as a result of hard work by many outstanding players, the dedication of coaches, the unwa...vering assistance of our sponsors and the commitment and support of parents. The common purpose of all those involved is to put players in a position to compete, whereby gaining confidence with success and learning from failure. We believe our staff puts players in the best position to succeed on and off the field.