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The International Baseball Community has verified the information within these profiles to be truthful and belonging to the athlete. The International Baseball Community does not guarantee a certain level of performance of the athletes and in most cases has not witnessed the athlete perform first hand. It is recommended that baseball clubs interested in acquiring the services of any athlete listed on this website to do their own due diligence or use our scouting service to help evaluate and determine if candidates are the right fit for their club. For more information about our scouting service please visit

Will Swindling – Catcher-Coach willing to pay his flights


Will Swindling is a former All-State high school catcher who received a scholarship to play at University of San Francisco (NCAA I).  He red-shirted his freshman year but decided to move on to Western Arizona College to play his sophomore year.  During that time he did not receive regular playing time due to health issues…

Bradley Merritt – Veteran Overseas Pitcher/Coach and 2015 Czech Extraliga Champ

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Bradley Merritt is a veteran import to European baseball having played four years in the Czech Extraliga and one season coaching the Baldham Boars (Regionaliga) while seeing some innings pitching for the the Regensburg Legionäre during Euro League Baseball competitions. Most notably in 2015 he won a Czech Extraliga Championship with Kotlarka Praha. As a…

Robin Fox-Pappas: Utility Player with a Passion for Coaching and Experience Playing in Australia

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Robin Fox-Pappas is a utility player who can play many positions including outfield, infield, and even come in for a few innings on the mound. He played for the Weston Creek Indians in Australia in 2015 and had a great year batting .371. Robin is very aggressive with the bat and loves to swing. He has…

Ryan Murphy – Veteran overseas two-way player (Hoofdklasse/ABL)


6’5” RHP/Corner IF Ryan Murphy is the prime example of what overseas baseball can do for a career. With no calls from affiliated clubs after college, in 2005 Ryan landed a spot on the roster of the Savigny Lions of the French Elite League and it was this opportunity that exposed him to European baseball and…

Myles Cordell – Middle Infielder/Catcher with tools to hit for AVG. and Power (Signed for 2017 summer)


Signed in Austria. Myles Cordell is a 6 foot 2 inch middle infielder from Gasden, Alabama. Myles played his college baseball at Walters State Community College in ’08-’09 and Maryville College in Tennessee ’10-’11. During his time at Maryville Myles had 17 home runs, 87 rbi’s, and 34 stolen bases in two season with the Scotsmen…

Chris Van Rossum – Former AA Player with EU passport seeking player-coaching or coaching job

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Chris Van Rossum is a former professional outfielder who spent 6 years in affiliated baseball (Rk-AA) between the San Francisco Giants, Arizona Diamondbacks and Cincinnati Reds and another 8 years playing independent baseball before retiring and taking up coaching. Now, at the age of 42, he is looking to take his coaching career overseas and is…

David Kaczmarczyk – CoachUp #4 Ranked Coach in the Nation seeking low division EU club


David Kaczmarczyk is a 43 year old baseball coach looking to help a second or third division European club that is struggling with their youth program that could also use a player-coach for the men’s team. He actually prefers a bottom place team for the challenge of bringing their club up the ranks in the standings. He…

Tyler Krobetzky- Left handed hitting Gold Glove catcher who hits for average and power


Tyler Krobetzky is a Gold Glove winning catcher/corner infielder from Mission Viejo, California. He played college ball at Spring Arbor University where he got his degree in Psychology. After graduating, Tyler pursued a baseball career which took him to the Hawaii Stars of the Pacific Association. The following season, Tyler went to the Rio Grande Valley…

Tommy Lyons- LHH Catcher with Independent and Australian experience


Tommy is a versatile player from California who played four years in college at Division 2 Sonoma State University, Santa Rosa Junior College, and finished his final two years at New Mexico Highlands University where he held a .322 career batting average and showed good power averaging a .533 slugging percentage. After graduating from college in 2013, Tommy has…

Mitch Elliott: Big East Tournament MVP with 3 years pro experience

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Mitch Elliott is a 2014 graduate of Xavier University where he was Team Captain of the Musketeers and was named to the Big East Tournament All-Tournament Team and tournament MVP. He also finished off his senior year hitting .307 with an OBP of .361.  In 2013 Mitch was named a Top Professional Prospect and All-Star by the Futures Collegiate Baseball League…

Matt Schmidt: Player-Coach with a Big Bat from a D1 College


Matt Schmidt finished off an amazing collegiate career in 2015 being named First Team All-Conference in three separate seasons (twice in junior college, and once in the highly competitive D1 Western Athletic Conference). In his senior season, Matt lead the Cougars with a .324 batting average, three triples, and a .988 fielding percentage. He was top…

Murray Ruggiero III – Player/Coach Looking for Overseas Opportunity; Willing to Pay Flights


  Murray Ruggiero is a hardworking player/coach out of New Haven, Connecticut. He played junior college baseball at Clinton Community College before transferring to Central Penn University where he is currently finishing up his senior year. Once he graduates in May of 2017 he would like to head overseas and find an opportunity to play and…

Josh Wyant – SS / RHP and aspiring coach (Signed for 2017 summer)


Josh signed to play in Germany.  Josh Wyant was so eager to take his career overseas in 2014 to play with the French Cubs in France, he left his senior year of college right when the baseball season finished, before he even graduated. He completed his studies online while playing in his second year in France…

Sam Siddall – Experienced player-coach seeking club for 2017 EU season

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Sam Siddall is a highly motivated player-coach who at the age of 25 already has almost three years experience playing and coaching baseball overseas year-round between Australia and Europe. In Australia, he has spent the past three winters with the Northern District Baseball Club as the head coach for their under 19, under 17, and under 15 youth…

Aaron Dunsmore (OF/UTL/RHP) – Professional Utility Player and Coach, German Bundesliga Champion


Aaron Dunsmore has a vast history of baseball experience.  Aaron played division I baseball at the University of Dayton where he dominated hitting .323 with 11HR and .307 with 13 HR in consecutive years. After college Aaron played several years in Canada and Australia while continuing to put up extraordinary numbers.  In 2013 Aaron made his…

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