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Chris Newell instills core life skills in the players he trains.

Welcome to The Player’s Edge Baseball and Softball Training Center

We will provide professional instruction for the purpose of guiding young athletes to achieve the highest possible level of their ability. Not only will we teach the fundamentals of baseball and softball, but we will instill the basic fundamentals of life. We will strive to provide a professional and friendly atmosphere that will make you feel at home.

The best training center should have the best customers, the best instructors, the best atmosphere, and that’s what we have at The Player’s Edge. Our motto, “Building the future for today’s youth,” emphasizes our goal of total player development.

We are the ultimate training center with professional instruction that will develop and enhance your skills. Whether you or someone you know has the desire to get better, The Player’s Edge is without question the place to be!

Chris Newell, Owner/Instructor


What Players Say

“I still often hear Chris’ instructions in my mind – especially when I need to make corrections to my swing. Chris is a great hitting instructor!”

DJ LeMahieu
College World Series Champion
3 Time MLB All-Star and 2016 MLB Batting Champion

“Chris has helped me achieve my goal of playing college baseball at U of M. Without Chris I don’t know where I would be today.”

Jake Cronenworth
2 Time All-American at University of Michigan
2019 AAA All-Star/Batting Champion – Tampa Bay Rays

“Chris does not only mold great baseball players but also makes sure his students are getting it done in the classroom.”

Ross Haffey 
2019 USPBL All-Star
Miami of Ohio