• Who is Lone Star Baseball Club?
  • We are a new formed organization that merged 3 of the best organizations in central Texas: Austin Elite, Clutch Athletics, Texas Colts. Each location moving forward will be known as Lone Star North, Lone Star Central and Lone Star South, respectively. All of the owners and coaches from the previous organizations are the same. You can find more information about each previous location on their individual websites. www.Austinelitebaseball.com, www.Clutchathleticstexas.com, and http://texascoltsbc.pointstreaksites.com. The new website is currently under construction and will be operating soon. www.Lonestarbaseballclub.com.
  • Who are the people involved with Lone Star Baseball Club?
  • There are four owners: Steven Mazur (Lone Star North), Rob Johnson (Lone Star Central), Niko Gonzalaz and Luke Owens-Bragg (Lone Star South).
    Charlie Thames is the High School Coordinator and recruiting coordinator. Jason Larue is the director of player development.
    There are 4 Youth Directors: Augie Ramirez & Kory Moench (Lone Star North), Shane LeBlanc (Lone Star Central), and Adam Pena (Lone Star South).
    All the above are highly involved, along with the coaching staffs of each particular team. College consulting services will also be available for High School Players
  • How does Lone Star Baseball benefit my son?
  • Lone Star comes with a wealth of ex-player experience and a history of excellence. Lone Star is three like-minded organizations that align with their philosophies and how they operate.
    Youth Baseball: Our Youth Baseball program is designed to teach young athletes the skills that they will need to get to the next level. We want your player to learn the game at a high level but most importantly we want them to have fun learning the game. At Lone Star, we understand the tremendous impact that our coaches will have on the development of each player in our organization. We have sought out the best youth coaches possible who’s ideals and values align with our mission.
    High School: We have relationships with junior colleges, NAIA, DIII, DII, DI universities around the country. Lone Star baseball has already drawn massive interest from these colleges. Many people want answers or are new to how the college recruiting process works and what events their players should attend. We have the answers, but the #1 most important thing is the trustworthy relationships college coaches have with people running the organization. That alone is how players get the exposure necessary to be seen. Many people waste thousands of dollars in an attempt to gain exposure for their son, we will help direct where your money is well spent or not spent at all. The high school Lone Star coaching staff is second to none. The coaches are selected by the owners and will provide development and teaching necessary for your player to gain confidence, skill and opportunity.
    Lone Star is powered by DeMarini which provides quality products at a discounted rate and also offers opportunities to play in their national events. These are some of the biggest and best “invite only” events in the nation.
    You can expect character, honesty, transparency and integrity from the staff at Lone Star. We care about the player and the family. We hold huge importance in developing on field and off field character. We believe it is part of our job to assist you in the development and maturity of your son. We will encourage leadership in our quest to help grow strong and confident men. Our desire is for every player in our program to be taught life lessons through the game of baseball.
  • Why did Lone Star decide to merge?
  • For our youth program, we wanted to create an environment that allows our young up-and-coming players to have eyes on their future. We consider our youth program as the pipeline to our high school program. We wanted to cultivate a pool of talent that will already possess the desired skills and baseball IQ once headed into our high school program. We believe that this will maximize the success our teams and maximize exposure of our high school program, for the benefit of the players.
    Understanding that each individual organization is aligned and could be of greater impact to the central Texas players and families, it only made sense to combine forces. We believe that creating more competition and having a larger reach will push the players to be as good as they can. Furthermore, it benefits every player in the high school program as we have many college coaches already interested in a scout day that we will run during the summer. In High School baseball, there is no such thing as minors, AAA, and majors. The player will get massive exposure in our organization and with the merge the reach is larger for each player. i.e. If a player is on a quote/unquote 3rd team and he is killing it then we will make phone calls and promote him as much as possible and maybe a contact that one of us has is exactly what the player needs. This potentially wouldn’t have happened before.
  • How does Lone Star affect youth baseball operations at Clutch?
  • Each location will continue to operate its youth program exactly as it has in the past. There will be no changes to the regular season. All youth players who tryout at Lone Star Central will continue to practice at Lone Star Central. We will still have end-of-season tournaments for Lone Star Central Teams. Our intentions are to discuss destination locations with in particular teams.
    The only difference that you will see will be after the regular spring season. Lone Star will create “Lone Star Elite” teams from the entire organization. Consider it an All-Star team from each age group, made up of players from the entire organization. The Lone Star Elite Program is explained in our Lone Star Elite Q&A document. Please refer to that document for any questions associated with this program.
  • Will the cost be different now that we are Lone Star?
  • The cost to play for Lone Star Central will not be affected and will roughly stay the same as previous seasons.