About the Programs

Don Mitchell’s Scouting Seminar offers a unique educational Scouting experience this October in Scottsdale, AZ.


Scottsdale, Arizona October 13-19, 2014

7-day Amateur and Pro Scouting Intensive:

In addition to the information in the 5-day program, the successful student in the 7-day program will also gain insight into scouting professional players.  This includes an understanding of a Pro-players typical career path, and how arbitration works.  The 7-day program also includes additional opportunities to practice the classroom skills and to create a more detailed scouting portfolio. See Updated Syllabus!

The following outlines the program, with a detailed syllabus available in mid- August.

  • 7  classroom sessions on talent evaluation, projecting players, contract negotiation
  • 2-3 Amateur scouting opportunities
  • 3-4 professional scouting opportunities during Arizona Fall League games
  • 2-3 networking opportunities with people currently working in the industry.
  • 2 sessions on professional development
  • Scouting paperwork and binders

Before Sept 1, 2014: $1695.00 -a $200 savings!
After Sept 1, 2014:   $1895.00

Cost includes all materials, transportation to and from ballparks, and boxed lunches.

A $350 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your place in the class.  Balance is due three weeks prior to the start of the Seminar.

Upon sending final payment, all students will be required to submit a current resume.

There will be NO refunds.

Each student will be responsible for their own travel costs.

Reserve Your Spot For the Scottsdale Seminar, Oct. 13- 19, 2014

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