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Top Prospect  Coordinator
Kelly Ahrens

Kelly Ahrens, Founder of Stars and Stripes Sports has been providing instruction, developing coaches, instructors, and programs as well as managing travel teams for many years.
Stars and Stripes Sports has pioneered a unique player development process that has proven to be effective. This testing event enables athletes to know exactly where they stand, creates accountability and what next steps are.
Kelly is from Columbia, SC , went to Cardinal Newman High School and Newberry College (89). Kelly was drafted in the 20th Round by the San Francisco Giants and played in the Pioneer League, Midwest League, and Northwest League.

Contact Kelly: 803-260-5432

Kelly is the Athletic Development Coach and Recruiting Coordinator for USC Salkehatchie Baseball Program

Kelly is anxious to help athletes that want to get the opportunity to play college baseball.


Learn More About USC- Salkehatchie Baseball Program Here

What is a Top Prospect?

Stars and Stripes Sports is looking for committed student-athletes who are good teammates. Every student-athlete attending college will receive a commitment from the coaching staff to provide the necessary support and resources for the student-athlete to develop properly. We are only looking for student-athletes who are willing to be accountable for their development in the classroom and on the field. There are no politics involved with this program nor any hidden agendas that will ever affect you in a negative manner. However, we have the tools and resources to ensure you are doing your part. You can expect to be tested on a regular basis and to know exactly where you stand at all times. You will be expected to complete daily surveys on a phone app providing the coaching staff with every detail needed to ensure we are providing you with the proper targeted training program. We are looking for hungry and tough student-athletes who want to win championships and who think BIG! A Student-Athlete would choose to attend this event to be introduced to the opportunity to play college baseball and because they are focused on making it to the next level understanding the value a small college in a small town provides.



Top Prospect Camp

Standard Agenda For Top-Prospect Camps

At USC Salkehatchie

465 James Brandt Blvd, Allendale, SC 29810


9:30 to 10:00 AM- Check-In

10:00 to 10:30 AM- Meet and Greet/Coaches

10:30 to 10:50 AM Dynamic Warmups

10:50 to 11:00 AM Sports Testing Orientation

11:00 to 12:30 PM Sports Testing/Skill Work

12:30 to 1:00 PM-Close Out- Recruiting Discussion

Cost: $95

Top Prospect Camp Dates:

July 13

Bubba Dorman- Head Coach- USC Salkehatchie will be in attendance working this camp


All participants will receive immediate direction as to where they stand and what the next steps are. Each athlete will receive a  non- emotional, non- subjective, data-driven process will provide the information necessary to allow student-athletes to better understand college options.

We are looking for committed players who are willing to focus on development and become a part of a program that turns out great student-athletes who perform well at the next level.

There is no college program more committed and accountable to the players than we are. NOTHING is more important than the proper development of each Student Athlete!

Where Do You Stand?

Please review the index below to see how you match up. This index represents the top 10% in each age group.  It is not important where you are now but where you are going and understanding how you are going to get there. This is the first step to identifying exactly where you stand so you can make proper decisions. Stars and Stripes Sports will provide you with specific details to help you in your journey to attend college and play baseball.

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