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6th Tool Nation:  Being a member of the 6th Tool Nation means becoming the best you can be. It’s a lifestyle, an identity, the 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 a higher level of living. 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 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 to the way of the 6th Tool Nation! Coach Trosky has created the learning systems and models that will be used for 6th Tool player transformation, through 1.) the Right Fit Recruiting System, the 5 Tool Development Model, 3.) High-Intensity Boot Camps, and 4.) through the 6th Tool Mental Makeup / Character Development Model. All key components of the 6th Tool Nation! 


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. Nate Trosky’s Exclusive 6th Tool Nation News Letter
  2. Nate Trosky's Exclusive Text Messages With A Purpose
  3. Nate Trosky's Exclusive College Coaches Speak
  4. Player Development System "5 Tool Development Player Calendar" Shareable Online Document 
  5. College Recruitment System
  6. Personal Player Recruiting & Training Profile



  • Results / Proven: Trosky Baseball has accomplished what few other travel ball organizations have accomplished. Since 2011, 650+ College Commits, 131 MLB Draft Selections, 126 Area Code Selections (Note: Trosky alumni list is players that have played under the Trosky brand and are not camp participants). Trosky draft selections include 6 first-round picks and 30 in the top 5 rounds. Area Code players are selected by the MLB as the countries top future draft selections. 




  • Text Messages With A Purpose (player, parent and coach’s development): multiple times per month, all Trosky Baseball players will receive text messages. The 6th Tool Motivational Text-Messages are a simple way to keep players on track and motivated, moving them in the direction to achieve their goals and aspirations!


  • College Coaches Speak (player, parent and coach’s development): 6th Tool Members will have access to interviews with Coach Trosky interviewing current College Coaches. The interviews will create a deep understanding of the recruiting process and will give both players and parents the opportunity to learn from the best in the business.  


Coach Trosky Between the Lines: Coach Trosky’s consistent on-field interaction at major recruiting events allows him to connect each year with thousands of players, college coaches, and MLB scouts. Click Here To Learn More About Nate...

  • 12 West Coast Trosky Showcase Camps – CEO & Head Instructor
  • North/South Tryout – Field Director
  • Stanford All-Star Camps I – II – III – Instructor & Speaker
  • MLB / USA Baseball Break Through Series – Player Development
  • Area Code Camp – Head Instructor
  • Area Code Tryouts – Field Coordinator
  • 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 – Assistant Coach
  • 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


  • Player and Coach 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, Recruiting Navigation, Mental Make-up, and Character development and Skill development. Click Here To Learn More
    • The boot camp will transform players (perspective, outlook, commitment, and approach). It will not only change their game, but it will also change their lives.
    • Trosky players attend 1-2 Boot Camps per year (1 in the summer and 1 in the fall or winter).


  • High Exposure and Developmental College Showcase Camps: Trosky Baseball runs the countries top showcase camps, providing 15 to 30 colleges per event.  Click Here To Learn More
    • High school players attend 1 to 2 Trosky showcase camps per year. 
    • Attending camp gives players the opportunity to learn the recruiting process.
    • Players receive the highest level of exposure and scholarship opportunities.
    • Players receive mental game training
    • Players participate in 5 tool testing and 5 Tool development


  • Train the Date: Players will 5 Tool tests 2-3 times per year (summer/ fall / winter). The 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 defined training calendar used daily to keep players on target and aligned with their specific training needs and specific training goals. Players are held accountable through shareable online documents, the 6th Tool culture and through the 6th Tool Nation email blasts. Click Here To Learn More 



  • 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 the 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!

Become A Member

6TH Tool Nation Members Subscription Player Fees: Basic Membership currently $100 per month