5 Star MiDWEST
Since 2010 Five Star players have received over 400+ athletic scholarships. Five Star has won 23 National Championships and 8 Perfect Game Titles. Five Star National is also the largest client for Perfect Game, which is one of, if not the most, well known in the college scouting service industry. In being part of this National Program, it give us many avenues to promote, train and guidance in your journey to become the best you can be on and off the field.
As Five Star Midwest continues these efforts on player development, which includes training, baseball acumen and overall assistance to reach the level the players are trying to achieve. Don Gullett Jr. our GM, oversees this process as well as Coaches our 16U team. His years of experience not only at the youth level, but prior coaching at the D1 College Baseball level and is currently the Head Coach at Turpin HS. Don's vision, leadership, drive and determination set him apart from others in the region. At the youth levels is our Assistant General Manager Roger Strunk.
As the director of player development in our youth teams, Coach Strunk brings over 30 years of youth coaching and employs a simple teaching philosophy which emphasizes a sound, fundamental approach to pitching, fielding, and hitting. As a long-time baseball enthusiast and student of the game Coach Strunk regularly attends coaching seminars and clinics to bring the very best coaching/instructing techniques to our coaches and players. Under this new partnership Roger Strunk will become the National Representative for the 14u age group!
With the partnership with Five Star National, it gives our Five Star Midwest group an advantage in the college recruiting process. As the Director of the Five Star Midwest high school age teams, our General Manager, Don Gullett Jr. will continue our endeavors to advance our athletes to the next level working with the Five Star National, as well as other regional group leaders within the Five Star family.