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Baseball Academy

The Baseball Program at Northern Educate is the premiere development program available for your athlete. Our top flight instructors will provide 480 hours of professionally developed on-field curriculum based on decades of experience in a wide variety of skill development and competitive team programs.  Our staff has experience at every level from travel ball to MLB and our goal is to impact and teach players how to be successful at each of these levels. We will be there, with passion and intensity, to help connect the dots for your player’s development. 

Our staff has a reputation throughout the country for developing upper level character, skill level and baseball IQ athletes. They have trained and helped place over 200 college athletes and are connected throughout the entire United States. Several of their college and high school athletes have gone on to realize their ultimate dream being selected in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. 

Northern Educate boasts a passionate, first class baseball staff with vast experience from MLB, Independent Professional, College and upper level Travel Baseball. We know how to make you son the very best baseball player that he can be as well as a man of Integrity, Character and Excellence, our three core principles.

Director or Baseball - Wes Crawford


Director of Baseball - Wes Crawford

  • All-State/All-American at Winter Haven High School in Winter Haven, FL
  • All-American at Florida State University.  Starting Pitcher for the opening game of the 1998 College World Series.
  • 1998-2002 Anaheim Angels
  • 2002 St Paul Saints
  • 2003 North Shore Spirit
  • 2004-2005 Pitching coach/director of player procurement Kalamazoo Kings of the Independent Professional Frontier League.  (winning the Frontier League championship in 2005)
  • 2006 Pitching Coach/ Director of Player Procurement Calgary Vipers of the Independent Professional Northern League
  • 2008-2012 Baseball Operations Director/Pitching Coordinator MN Starz Travel Baseball Club (sending over 200 players on to play college baseball)
  • 2008-2013 Head Coach/ Pitching Coach at Dakota County Tech
  • 2010-2011 Head coach at Providence Academy

Wes Crawford

Director of Baseball