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best practices from professional scouts

Join us on Wednesday, April 17 for a webinar featuring practical advice from two baseball professionals who have seen the game at every level. Whether you're a player, parent or coach, you'll get new insight into the scouting process. The webinar is FREE, brought to you by GoRout and Prep Baseball. All you need to do is register in advance.

GoRout x Prep Baseball

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April 17th, 2024 at 7:00pm CST

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About the event

Adam Bourassa and Steve Nielsen are baseball lifers who have a wide range of experiences as players, scouts and coaches. They want to bring you the benefit of their knowledge, and will cover such topics as:• Who scouts and recruiters are looking for
• How a player can make himself more marketable
• Why some high school players go on to play college ball, and others miss out
• What kind of events you should play in, and how to get the most out of them

meet the scouts

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Adam Bourassa

Adam Bourassa joined GoRout in September of 2023 after spending 18 of the previous 20 years in professional baseball. Bourassa was an All-American during his playing days at Wake Forest University, which led to a 5 Year professional career (2003-2007). He then joined the Boston Red Sox Front Office in 2008 prior to a 5 year scouting stint with the San Diego Padres (2009-2013). After spending 2 seasons as an Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator at the University of Cincinnati (2014-2015), Bourassa then returned to scouting for 8 years (2016-2023) with the Pittsburgh Pirates before joining GoRout.

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Steve Nielsen

Prior to starting with the Prep Baseball Report in September 2012, Nielsen coached at Ranger College in Texas for five years, his final two seasons in which he served as the head coach. A native of Joliet, IL, Nielsen led Joliet Catholic Academy to a state runner-up finish in 2000. He was drafted that year in the 44th round by the Kansas City Royals, but opted to attend Triton (IL) JC. He was drafted again in 2001 by the Angels, but chose to continue his pitching career at Indiana University from 2002-2005. Nielsen went on to play in the independent leagues with the Joliet Jackhammers (Northern League) and Mid-Missouri Mavericks (Frontier League).

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