In The Zone Baseball & Softball Academy is the exclusive New Jersey partner with NCAA Approved college recruiting management group Student-Athlete Showcase for baseball and softball.


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No matter what sport you play, if you have aspirations to play at the college level, Student Athlete Showcase has shown thousands of families worldwide the path to collegiate success.

407824_353704897988140_333013674_nFor nearly 12 years Student-Athlete Showcase (SAS) has been helping qualified student-athletes and their families manage the often chaotic college recruiting process. The SAS mission is to deliver the most successful college recruiting outcomes. The SAS vision is to be the nation’s leading College Recruiting Management Group by providing superior service and revolutionizing how athletes interact with college coaches.

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Athletics can open doors to a once-in-a-lifetime experience. They can be a direct vehicle to college, where students have wonderful years receiving an education, making lifelong friends and graduating with a degree that helps them succeed in life. Your final college decision can have a lifelong impact. And getting recruited to play your sport in college is among the most important & personal endeavors a family will face.

SAS mentors each family from start to finish. This one-of-a-kind collaboration that SAS forms with its clients delivers a premium experience and sets SAS apart in the industry.

A decision to partner with SAS means four (4) distinct advantages for the student-athlete and his/her parents:

  • SAS helps find “best- fit” college choices for student-athletes.
  • SAS brings clarity and simplicity to a complicated & often-stressful experience.
  • SAS facilitates and nurtures important relationships between student-athletes and college coaches.
  • SAS helps student-athletes achieve a high return on investment through multiple scholarship offers and the chance to realize a lifelong dream of playing their sport in college.

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Student-Athlete Showcase… Inside the Numbers


40,000+  The SAS network of Division I, II, III, NAIA and Junior College coaches exceeds 40,000 and is thought to be the nation’s largest and most accurate compilation of active head & assistant coaches.

100%  SAS student-athletes recruited by college coaches

94%  SAS student-athletes who play their sport in college

$21,277  The average 1st year scholarship reward reported by SAS graduates

Less than 5%  SAS graduates who transfer from one college to another

675  The average number of college coaches to which the SAS client is personally introduced (1st campaign)

70  The average number of college coaches the SAS client is contacted by during the college recruiting process.