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Chief Executive Officer and Found...

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

Company Description: Factory Athletics is an organization that works with youth and high school baseball, softball, and volleyball players nationwide to provide high level instruction,...   more

Employment History


  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pennsylvania
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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.
Meet the Staff - The Baseball Factory, 25 June 2012 [cached]
Steve Sclafani - Chief Executive Officer/Founder
"With SKLZ's training products ..., 23 Aug 2012 [cached]
"With SKLZ's training products and content, Baseball Factory can offer a comprehensive performance training program to our 25,000 elite baseball players," said Steve Sclafani, founder & CEO of Baseball Factory. & 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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