The Ohio Glaciers are committed to building a strong foundation of select young people who are committed to optimizing their baseball potential through hard work, determination, respect of the game through excellence, and competitive sportsmanship. Each player will challenge themselves to put in the time necessary to learn the fundamentals and strategies of the game, as well as build character, self-image, and team spirit through a collaborative effort of disciplined preparation. The Ohio Glaciers combine the right mix of attitude, respect for the game, and athletic prowess to not only optimize the team’s win/loss record, but to also optimize and bring out the best in every young player, to better prepare them for the ultimate game — the game of life.
We are also committed to provide each player with the highest quality of coaching and top-level training in the country. However, it's only one of the reasons why the Glaciers attract some of the best travel players from around the United States. Here are a few more:
We offer a vast age expansion to compete; from divisions 8U through 17U.
By continuously seeking and playing in highly competitive tournaments around the country, each player is given the chance to better their game by competing at the highest level possible
The Glaciers track record speaks for itself. Our organization has won more than its share of competitive tournaments, National Championships, World Series Championships and has been nationally ranked 3 consecutive years in the top 20 teams
In addition to the team's success, the Glaciers are also focused on helping individual players through collegiate and minor league placement.
Our indoor facility and 10 outdoor fields, allow players to have year-round training.
Glacier Sports, Inc. is a non-profit organization focused on helping each player enhance their baseball development by providing them with the highest level of coaching and training possible, while minimizing the financial expenses through corporate sponsorship and fundraising activities.
Our goal as an organization is to do even more than groom young people into becoming exceptional baseball players – we want to help our players become exceptional young adults.
As an organization, we strongly believe in showing our players the power of helping those in need through the donation of time, talent and/or treasure with organizations such as Boys & Girls Club of Youngstown, The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley and Special Olympics of Ohio. We provide volunteer opportunities for our players with local charitable organizations as well.
Glaciers Sports, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit 26-3240783. The organization was formed in June 2009, and we have an active and professional Board of Directors who meets at least 10 times a year. Our financials and 990 tax returns are reviewed and prepared annually by an independent accounting firm.
Our staff includes a Director of Operations, Marketing Manager, trainers and coaches. All of our coaches, trainers, and employees are required to pass background checks. We maintain a very positive image within the baseball community because we uphold a high standard of professionalism, training, and stellar performance at tournaments.