The Best in the Midwest Showcase

The Best in the Midwest Showcase, held June 13th and 14th of 2017, is the premier recruiting events for high school athletes and college coaches from Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, Iowa, Nebraska, and throughout the greater Midwest! 50+ coaches from 7 states!


Why Choose Us?

Two Day Event

45+ College Coaches Guaranteed

Live Game Play

Recruiting Seminar for players and parents

Schools of all levels, from top Division 1 programs Missouri & North Carolina to top Junior Colleges

College Coaches on the field evaluating YOU!

One field, held at a professional stadium, so all eyes are on you


Our event last year had players attend from nine states and coaches from over 10 states! Spots at the showcase are extremely limited. Our events are structured in shifts to ensure each prospect gets the maximum exposure with all of our college coaches. 

DAY 1: THE TOOLS is your standard pro-style workout day including batting practice, bullpens, defensive showcase, athletic testing. It also includes the Recruiting Roadmap Seminar + Workbook.

DAY 2: THE EXPOSURE consists of live game-play for every player with guaranteed playing time. Each player is assigned to a team and gets to play in a 2.5 hour live game coached by college coaches! 

We have extremely limited spots at each position to assure maximum exposure for each player. Don’t miss out on this event, the largest and most respected showcase event in the Midwest! 

Coaches Attending


Below are the coaches who are confirmed to attend the Best in the Midwest 2017 Summer Showcase.

We have a great relationship with our coaches and have been in constant contact with them to guarantee their attendance!

University of Illinois: Adam Christ

Southwest College: Kevin Frady

University of North Carolina: Jesse Wierzbicki

University of Michigan: Aaron Etchison

Rockhurst University: Mark Hays

Rockhurst University: Alex Otto

Northern State University: Andrew Clark

Washburn University: Harley Douglas

Quincy University: Josh Keim

Lincoln Trail University: Kevin Bowers

William Jewell College: Jason Middleton

Grinnell College: Tim Hollibaugh

Luther College: Bryan Nikkel

Montclair State University: Vincent Findacaro

Lake Land College: Zach Stuart

Northeastern State University: Robbie Rea

Missouri S&T: Todd DeGraffenreid

Harris-Stowe State University: CJ Bilbrey

Emporia State University: Seth Wheeler

Emporia State University: Eli Egger

Newman University: Max Hutson

Coffeyville Community College: Jake Martin

Gustavus Adolphus College: Mike Merrill

Southwestern CC: Pedro Hernandez

Southeast Missouri State University: Matthew Kinney


University of Missouri: Dillon Lawson

Des Moines Area Community College: Jason Van Skike

Eastern Illinois University: Curt Courtwright

Indiana State University: Brad Vanderglas

Missouri Valley College: Matt Dwyer

Eureka College: Michael Hammerstrand

Allen Communty College: Levi Meyer

Bellevue University: Mitch Schmidt

Bellevue University: Shawn Malley

Hutchinson Community College: Jamell Cervantez

MidAmerica Nazarene University: Matt Williams

MidAmerica Nazarene University: Clayton Brandt

MidAmerica Nazarene University: Ryan Thompson

Washington Nationals: Nolan Mansfield

Kansas City KS Community College: Matt Goldbeck

Mount Mercy University: Devin Fujioka

Jefferson College: Patrick Evers

Hannibal-LaGrange: Martin Sartin

Lindenwood University: Alex Backhaus

Ottawa University: Chris Michaelsen

North Central Missouri College: Ryan Suttenfield

Bethany College: Derek Crouch

University of Illinois-Springfield:  Levi Petzoldt

Travel & Accomodations

Community America Ballpark

1800 Village W Pkwy, Kansas City, KS 66111

Where does the showcase take place?

The Best in the Midwest Summer Showcase is held at Community America Ballpark in Kansas City. The exact address for the event is: 1800 Village W Pkwy, Kansas City, KS 66111.

Residence Inn at The Legends

Are there hotels nearby?

Best in the US Showcases always works with hotels near the venue to get our athletes and families the best deal possible. We are in conversation with nearby hotels now and will post more info here as soon as we have it solidified!

Kansas City International Airport

I need to fly. What airport do I fly into?

The best airport to fly into would be the Kansas City International Airport (MCI). The airport is roughly five minutes from the facility!

The Best in the Midwest Showcase

The Best in the Midwest Showcases are the premier recruiting events for high school athletes and college coaches from Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, Iowa, Nebraska, and throughout the greater Midwest!