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Below is a list of benefits received for being a member of “Trosky Baseball – 6th Tool Nation”

Being affiliated with Trosky Baseball has many benefits, not only because of the reputation, relationships and strength of the brand but also because of what players, parents and coaches receive from the program (see information below).

  1. Personal Player Profile
  2. Shareable Document "5 Tool Development Player Calendar"
  3. Shareable Document "College Fit List"
  4. Nate Trosky’s Exclusive 6th Tool Nation News Letter
  • Credible and Connected: Trosky Baseball is one of the most connected and respected brands in the country. Trosky Baseball has current working relationships with over 1000 colleges and professional baseball scouts, relationships and a reputation that taken over 25 years to build.


  • Results / Proven: Trosky Baseball has accomplished what few other travel ball organizations have accomplished. Since 2011, 500+ College Commits, 100+ MLB Draft Selections, 75+ Area Code Selections and Field Level ranked Trosky Baseball #2 in the country in regards to the most connected organizations. (Note: Trosky alumni list is players that have played under the Trosky brand and are not camp participants)



  • 6th Tool Nation: Trosky Baseball is the 6th Tool Nation and all players playing for Trosky baseball are members of the 6thTool Nation. 6th Tool Nation means becoming the best you can be. It’s a lifestyle, an identity, a spirit of excellence, self-mastery. It’s developing from the inside out. It’s a culture where players and coaches work together holding each-other accountable to the 6th Tool Standard. Being a 6th Tool Player has nothing to do with size, strength, age, skill or physical tools and has everything to do with the mental makeup and the character: the internal, the intangibles, becoming the best one can be! Greatness lies within all players and the 6th Tool Nation brings it out in everyone who is willing to commit! Coach Trosky has created the learning systems and models that will be used for player transformation through the Trosky Recruiting System / Trosky 5 Tool Development Model / High Intensity Trosky Boot Camps / & the Trosky 6th Tool Mental Makeup – Character Development Model. All components of the 6th Tool Nation!



  • Video Series (player and coach’s development): multiple times per month, 6th Tool Nation will receive an email blast with both recruiting and Instructional videos. The videos will be filled with recruiting and training information that will guide our players onto a successful college quest. The videos will cover the topics of; 5 Tool Skills Development, 6TH Tool Mental Makeup and Character Development as well as the Recruiting Process. Click below for a sample skills video.


  • Coach Trosky Between the Lines:Coach Trosky’s consistent on field interaction at major recruiting events allow him to connect each year with thousands of players, college coaches and MLB scouts.
    • 12 West Coast Trosky Showcase Camps – CEO & Head Instructor
    • North South Tryout – Field Director
    • RNWS – Reebok Nor-Cal World Series – Head Coach
    • Stanford All Star Camps I – II – III – Instructor & Speaker
    • MLB / USA Baseball Break Through Series – Player Development
    • Area Code Instructs – Head Coach
    • Area Code Tryouts – Assistant Coach
    • Area Code Games – Assistant Coach
    • Cal Poly Camp – Instructor
    • Trosky Baseball Elite Training Camps – CEO & Head Instructor
    • Trosky Baseball Youth Camps – CEO & Head Instructor
    • Nike Baseball Camps – Chief Instructor
    • National Coaches Conventions – Speaker
    • German National Team – Player Development & Assistant Coach
    • Trosky Pro Scout Team General Manager
    • Trosky Fall Classic Teams General Manager / Head Coach


  • Discounted Player and Coaches Development Bootcamps: Trosky Bootcamps consist of intense training and player developmental (growing athletes both inside and outside the lines). The Boot Camp mission is to drive players to reach their athletic and academic ceiling. Boot camp focuses on the Process; 5 Tool development, the Recruiting Navigation, Mental Make-up and Character development and Skill development.
    • Boot camps builds the 6th Tool Nation culture.
    • Boot camp will transform players (perspective, outlook, commitment and approach). It will not only change their game, it will change their lives.
    • Regional coaches expenses may be compensated to attend Bootcamp.
    • At a discounted rate, Trosky players attend 2 Boot Camps per year (1 in the summer and 1 in the fall or winter).
    • The player cost for the Boot camp will be very reasonable and will be a separate fee paid to Trosky Baseball.


  • Discounted High Exposure Developmental College Showcase Camps: Trosky Baseball runs the countries top showcase camps, providing 20 to 30 colleges per event. The 2 camps players attend:
    • High school players attend 2 Trosky showcase camps per year (at a discounted rate).
    • Attending camp gives players the opportunity to learn the recruiting process.
    • Players receive the highest level of exposure, scholarship opportunities
    • Players receive mental game training
    • Players participate in 5 tool testing and 5 Tool development


  • Train the Date: Players will 5 Tool test 3 times per year (summer / fall / winter). The test test dates are powerful motivators to enhance hard work and overall tool development throughout the year. Two of the test dates will be at the Trosky Showcase Camps and the 3rd test date will be held by the Regional Directors.


  • 5 Tool Development Model: The Trosky 5 Tool Development model is based on the concepts of Teach, Test, Train & Develop. A model built on intent, accountability and culture. The first method used in this model is the 5 Tool player card. Players receive a 5 Tool player card at the Trosky showcase camps and are filled out by the players after they test the 5 tools. Players grade themselves noting where they stand among their peers and amongst elite athletes. The card evaluates and grades the player’s body, tools and athleticism, noting strengths and weaknesses. The second component of the card is the Trosky 5 Tool training system. The training system directs each player to the specific training methods to incorporate into their daily training routine to take their tools to the next level. The final component of the model is the Trosky 5 Tool Calendar, a highly definded training calendar used daily to keep players on target and alligned with their specifc training needs and specific training goals. Players are held accountable through Googledocs, the 6th Tool culture and through the 6th Tool Nation email blasts.


  • Recruiting System: With over 20 years of experience, Trosky Baseball has developed the most efficient recruiting system available to high school athletes. This recruiting system saves time, money and prevents headache and stress in the overwhelming experience of the recruiting process. Coach Trosky’s system is easy, efficient and it works. Since 2011, Trosky Baseball Travel Teams have had over 500+ college commits.


  • Uniform and Merchandise: Trosky Baseball has full access to just about every product from all the major brands! Trosky players receive exclusive team pricing not available to the general public! Trosky Teams will receive best pricing, service and be able to create custom uniform and equipment packages. We’d like to have the opportunity to save you time, money and supply all of your equipment needs! 
    • Ex. Glove Deal… Wilson: A2000, A2K, Rawlings Pro Preferred or Heart of Hide Gloves sold less then online for at least $35 off.. as well as Louisville Prime or Marucci Cat7 bats sold less then online.


Player Fees:

  • Basic Membership currently $100 per month 

Become A Member

6TH Tool Nation Members Subscription Player Fees: Basic Membership currently $100 per month (includes basic support) Premium Membership $150 per month but we create and update player profiles (includes premium support)