TEAM AIST Baseball

Team AIST Baseball History

Since 2002, AIST has been traveling the world with select players from across the country to competing in a variety of sports. The selection process is based on recommendations from coaches as well as statistical leaders from around the nation at all levels of college play. For our high school selected players can be from an AIST Tryout, college coaches recommendations, college showcase events or from our research of online player profiles.

As a player you will gain cultural experience, personal growth, as well as improving your skills and creating many new friendships along the way. We hope you join us for this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Benefits of Traveling with AIST Select Teams

Our program is designed to give athletes the opportunity to improve as a player and as a person. Here are a few reasons to travel with AIST:

  • Cultural Experience of a Lifetime
  • Personal Growth
  • Educational sightseeing excursions and experiences
  • Emersion into an unfamiliar atmosphere
  • Develop new techniques and opportunities to improve your skills
  • A better understanding of the world around you
  • Meeting new friends, teammates and opponents from around the world
  • For High School Athletes - a chance to gain experience playing with like talent as preparation for the college level

AIST Select Team Tours 

Team AIST Baseball History:

Team AIST

Since 2002, AIST has been traveling the world with America’s elite athletes competing in a variety of sports. As a player you will gain cultural experience, personal growth, as well as improving your skills and creating many new friendships along the way. We hope you join us for this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Honors:
  • 2012 – 1st Place Prague Baseball Week - 3 Peat (1st Team in 31 Years of Tournament to 3 Peat)
  • 2011 – 1st Place Prague Baseball Week - Back to Back
  • 2010 – 1st Place Prague Baseball Week
  • 2008 – 3rd Place Prague Baseball Week
  • 2008 – 1st Place Dominican Republic Challenge
  • 2007 – 1st Place Dominican Republic Challenge
  • 2006 – 2nd Place Prague Baseball Week
  • 2003 – 3rd Place Belgium Baseball Tournament
  • 2005 – 1st Place Robur 58 Tournament
  • 2004 – 2nd Place Prague Baseball Week
  • 2004 – 1st Place Robur 58 Tournament
  • 2003 – 2nd Place Prague Baseball Week
Awards:

Prague Baseball Week 2012 - MVP of the Tournament - Andrew Volkmann - Carroll University
Prague Baseball Week 2012 - Batting Title - Marcus Riewer - University of Minnesota – Duluth
Prague Baseball Week 2011 - MVP of the Tournament - Andrew Benton - Briar Cliff College
Prague Baseball Week 2010 - MVP of the Tournament - Matthew Vance Harvard University
Prague Baseball Week 2010 - Best Pitcher of the Tournament - Christopher Valentine Grace College
Prague Baseball Week 2005 - Best Hitter - Brandon McCabe Delaware Valley College

AIST Past Team Coaches:
  • 2017 - Prague Baseball Week - Position Open (College)
  • 2017 - Dominican Republic U19 Tour - Position Open
  • 2013 - Brent Pourciau – TopVelocity.net – Prague Tour
  • 2012 - Brent Pourciau – TopVelocity.net – Prague Tour
  • 2011, 10, 08, 06, 03-05 Frank Sims – Spring Hill College – Prague Tour, Holland Tour
  • 2008 - 2003 – Gary Haarmann – Rockhurst University – Belgium Tour, Dominican Tour
  • 2007, 05, 04 Adam Neisius – University of Nebraska – Kearney – Prague Tour, Robur Tour, Dominican Republic Tour
  • 2006 – Ryan Howard – Avila College – Prague Tour
  • 2005 – Chris Brown – Bemidji State University – Prague Baseball Tour
Top Team Players:
  • University of Minnesota – Duluth – Marcus Riewer
  • Concordia University – WI – Harold Steldt
  • Carroll University – Andrew Volkmann
  • Christian Brothers University – Russell Cagle
  • Colorado School of Mines – Ryan Phillips
  • Longview Community College – Justin Hibbler
  • Morningside College – Josh Bay
  • Avila College – Nathan Brandt
  • Spring Hill College – Jacob Ledkins
  • Marion College – Jason Punton
  • Longview Community College – Justin Kesner
  • Mercy College – Steve Parisi
  • Bemidji State University – Jared Padrozda
  • Spring Hill College – Drew Sims
  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts – Robert Howland
  • Central Methodist College – Jamie Reed
  • Colorado School of Mines – Mike Cerbo
  • Delaware Valley College – Mick Bigwood
  • University of Maryland-Eastern Shores – Brandon McCabe
  • University of Wisconsin-Platesville – Nick Pepper
  • University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown – Justin Ronan
  • Springfield College – Josh Charpentier
  • Longview Community College – Taylor House
  • Fairmont State University – Bryan Spitzer
  • Spring Hill College – Ryan Hall
  • Spring Hill College – Jared Bonvillain
  • Occidental College – Charles Moffet
  • Colorado Christian University – Christopher Polton
  • Bluffton College – Curtis Schroeder
  • Geneva College – Andrew Lubich
  • Grinnell College – Robert Unsell
  • Newberry College – Nick Martin
  • Midland Lutheran University – Trevor Womack
  • Macalaster College – James Murrey
  • Hiram College – Kris Immel
  • Wayland Baptist University – Bobby Curtis
  • Iowa Wesleyan College – Christopher Walls
  • Iowa Wesleyan College – Mario Mendoza
  • Iowa Wesleyan College – Justin DeVoe
  • Schreiner University – Ray Martinez
  • Harvard University – Matthew Vance
  • Grace College – Christopher Valentine
  • University of Pittsburg at Johnstown – Eric Faint
  • Spring Hill College – Patrick O'Malley
  • Briar Cliff College – Andrew Benton
  • Spring Hil College – Brian Sims
  • Jacob Olivas – University of Texas at Brownsville
  • Jorge Carmolinga – University of Texas at Brownsville