The Minnesota Blizzard is the most successful traveling and club baseball program in Minnesota and among the top select teams in the Midwest winning 86 national tournaments and placing in the top four 202 times since 2003.
The Blizzard program draws players ages 10u-18u from all around Minnesota including Albert Lea to Duluth and has had several players from the Dakotas, Iowa, Wisconsin and even Canada.
Our coaches, led by owner, Adam Barta, features, Al Newman (MN Twins), Eddie Gerald (KC Royals / MN Twins), Darryl Robinson (Astros, 9-year pro hitting instructor), Cory Glieden (Iowa/Mankato), Mike Loberg (SF Giants), Ben Moore (NY Yankees), Jake Matthys (SP Saints), Jesse Tollefson (Assoc. Scout, Blue Jays), and many other top-tier instructors and coaches.
Our Blizzard Baseball Academy, a core part of the Blizzard program, offers individual lessons, strength training and has avenues for our players to participate in showcases, fall leagues and tournaments.
Over 330 players have committed to play college baseball and another 40+ have been drafted or signed as free agents in the last ten years. It is one of the most well-respected programs in the Midwest and has garnered attention from KSTP 5, Kare 11, ESPN 1500, Fox9, Channel 6, the Star Tribune and the Upper Deck Report among others.
Our vision and values of the Blizzard Big 5 drive our core values, guide players through their youth years, into high school and onto both college and professional baseball.
11/14/2018, 3:15pm CST
, By Adam Barta, Minnesota Blizzard
Join Blizzard Owner Adam Barta and Coaches Travis Hergert (NIACC), Brad Stromdahl (Georgia Gwinnett), Corey Kemp (St. Scholastica) and Pat Casey (Minnesota) on a night about bridging the gap from high school to college