President, Director of Player Development
Greg founded the Rhino program in 2012 and is the President of Rhino Baseball. Greg’s focus for each Rhino player is not only to help them become the best players they can be, but more importantly to help them understand the importance of becoming great men that are strong and loving husbands and dads as well as leaders in their communities. Greg resides in Lockport with his wife April and their two children, Maddie and Lucas.
Greg attended Lockport Township High School where he was a catcher and center outfielder. During his time there he was a three-time All-Conference player and was named to the Chicago Tribune All-State and IHSBCA All State teams his senior year.
After graduation from Lockport, Greg attended Illinois State University where he was a Lousiville Slugger Freshman All-American, 4 year letter winner and a 3 year team captain.
After college, Greg played for the Gateway Grizzlies in the Frontier League.
Greg has coached and developed numerous Division I players over his coaching career and has also been at the helm of nationally ranked high school teams while at Rhino Baseball. He is currently the head coach of one of the Rhino 16U teams and was recently named head coach for Team Illinois for the Prospect Games which is comprised of many of the top players from Illinois.
Started to develop his program 2012. Played High school, College and pro baseball. 225 players into college. Program ranked nationally with Perfect Game. Talks about the growing pains of travel teams, indoor facilities, etc. Get a head start by listening. Coaches they train in their system. Importance of coaches in the program. Communication with parents vital. Different ages playing different events, depends on age, travel distance, development goals. Athletic training and movements is critical developing kids 12 u in baseball. Developing players long term is critical. Helping players get to play college baseball is a goal but many people are involved, coaches, players, parents, High School Coaches, etc. Being a constant learner. Coach check, checking players at home working out, how? What kids lack today in the USA when it comes to development. How important is practicing more then games? Do kids play up or down, great explanation. Parent meetings, what you cover. A system with learning to deal with failure. Indoor complex, how its set up and why. You want to learn how to start a travel program, indoor facility, check this episode out. Greg Blaesing, Rhino Baseball Web Site: www.Rhinosportsacademy.com
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