Stars and Stripes Sports welcomes Tanaya Ellis "T" as the first ever NIL Sponsored Athlete. Tanaya represents the core values of Stars and Stripes Sports and will be a great athlete to showcase to the public. Any aspiring athlete specifically softball players will gain value by following Tanaya and being a part of her developmental process. Tanaya is a committed athlete with incredible talents however, she proves daily that she is willing to pay the price for excellence. We believe "T" will become a role model that will set the bar high. We will track her athletic journey and document every aspect of what it takes to become great.
Tanaya received a sponsorship deal with Nurokor and will be promoting their product and using it in her day to day training. She is a perfect fit for how to utilize the device for muscle activation and recovery. She has received her Ambassador package of goodies and some financial support as she refines her approach.
Tanaya has been working to embrace the skill of slapping and has gained a better understanding of an approach which will compliment her physical skillset. Tanaya wants to be a Power 5 player and she is taking all he necessary steps to do just that.
Tanaya is receiving the best training possible which will compliment her foundation and allow her to put up some amazing numbers in competition.
Tanaya is beginning to feel the value of implicit learning and her body is becoming more and more efficient as her skill increases daily with deliberate training specific to being a slapper in softball.
No one works harder than Tanaya, now she is receiving the top training available to reward her efforts which are providing incredible results.
At about 13 minutes into this video Tanaya got the first hit for the Carolina Collegiate Summer League in the first at bat ever for the CCSL.