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This profile was last updated on 8/21/14  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Chief Executive Officer and Found...

Factory Athletics Foundation
Build Your Way to Greatness, 9212 Berger Rd Ste 200
Columbia, Maryland 21046
United States

Company Description: Factory Foundation, Baseball Factory and Softball Factory's charitable arm, was started during the company's inception in 1994. The importance of giving back and...   more

Employment History


  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pennsylvania
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Factory Foundation - About Us, 21 Aug 2014 [cached]
Steve Sclafani
Steve Sclafani Executive Director Steve's ability to create new opportunities for players nationwide and to develop exposure vehicles for players has revolutionized the player development and recruiting industry. His contacts and strategic partnerships have led the way to Baseball Factory being recognized as the top recruiting service by The National High School Baseball Coaches Association. Steve's scouting ability and penchant for matching players up to the right college baseball programs has lead to over 50,000 Baseball Factory players playing college baseball, $1 Billion in scholarships, and over 3,500 players selected in the MLB draft. Steve is a 1993 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where he played second base.
In 1995, Rob joined forces with his former college teammate and founder Steve Sclafani to expand and build The Baseball Factory.
Rob is currently a member of the National Registry of Who's Who in Executives and Professionals and was written up in Business Week with Steve Sclafani as successful business leaders on a national scale.
Having a staff that is 100% ..., 24 June 2014 [cached]
Having a staff that is 100% committed and continually pushes the envelope to come up with new ways to helps student-athletes is the essence of the Factory brand," said Steve Sclafani, CEO and Founder of Factory Athletics.
Founded in 1994 to train players ..., 17 June 2013 [cached]
Founded in 1994 to train players and educate them on the college recruiting process, Baseball Factory teamed up with James E. Driskell, Ph.D., one of the leading researchers for NASA and the U.S. Navy, who has more than 20 years of research experience in stress and human performance, to research and develop the GTPT simulation, which allows a baseball player to interactively practice in a game time situation.  Designed by Baseball Factory Founder and CEO, Steve Sclafani, GTPT offers players a training experience and a basis from which to improve.
"The goal of Game Time Pressure Training is to help players overcome game-time stressors so their true ability can come out and they can enjoy playing the game they love to the fullest extent," said Sclafani, Baseball Factory Founder and CEO.  "The only way to accomplish this was to put players 'in-game' and get them accustomed to the sights, sounds and emotions of a real game."
The findings, which are published in "Stressors in Youth Batting Performance," co-authored by Sclafani and Driskell, identify five key stressors that affect batting performance: performance pressure, competition demands, time pressure, task load, and noise.
The training is comprised of the following four key elements which are incorporated into the published "Game Time Pressure Training Manual"(co-authored by Sclafani and Driskell):
"At Baseball Factory, we are ..., 1 Nov 2012 [cached]
"At Baseball Factory, we are always looking to provide our players with the right opportunity to increase their skill development," said Baseball Factory CEO and Founder Steve Sclafani. & Baseball Factory Join Forces to Create Strategic Alliance :: Softball Factory, 28 Nov 2011 [cached]
"We are excited to partner with and name them as the official EyeBlack of Baseball Factory," said Steve Sclafani, CEO and Founder of the Baseball Factory.
Baseball Factory ( was founded in 1994 by Steve Sclafani to provide a service that would advise and educate players on the college recruiting process.
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