Arlington Community Educational Sports Inc. is a youth baseball organization that is creating programming designed to actively promote community-based sports in the Hudson Valley while working in the best interests of our local players.

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The Rangers Choice 13U-17U


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-Taconic Rangers North travel baseball operates travel teams geared toward college development and exposure for players at the 13U-17U age groups.

-We field only one (1) team at each age level 13U-17U in our geographical area. We draw our players from Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, and Northern Putnam counties. This allows us to focus on the players and families who are committed to our organization.

-Taconic Rangers North does not have parent coaching at the 13U-17U age groups. Our staff is qualified and experienced, offering players a solid baseball and performance training experience.

-Taconic Rangers North partners with NorthStar Sports in Poughkeepsie, NY to present a year-round comprehensive foundational strength, agility, and baseball skills/metrics player development program.

-The NorthStar Sports professional training staff maintains a focus on strength, agility, and arm care training during the winter months, hitting and pitching Rapsodo/Blast motion metrics are also used to track player development. We view our in-season and off-season performance trainings as essential elements for player advancement to the High School Varsity and Collegiate baseball levels.

-Our 13U-14U-15U-16U-17U teams form each Fall Season through our 

2021 Taconic Rangers 7th-8th Grade Fall Prospect ID Program 


2021 Taconic Rangers 9th-12th Grade Fall College Prep Prospect Program

-The Taconic Rangers organization has set itself apart from other regional travel organizations.

-Our coaching staff is committed to player development and player advancement. Our goals are much different than that of other area programs. We place a focus on player development, player advancement, and college exposure.

-The Taconic Rangers organization creates it's summer travel schedules deliberately for maximum competition and also for college exposure. We travel regionally in a common-sense manner at each age level of our program.

-While we are often successful in tournament play, however, winning is not our main focus.

-Our practice structure and off-season player development programs are designed to maximize player development as players look to advance to their next level of play.

-Our highest performing players move up in our organization! The best players move to a higher level of play to maximize their player development and exposure. There are no parent coaches. The best players advance.

-Our highest-level college showcase team for our top performing players is run by Coach Bob Fletcher

-Under the guidance of Coach Fletcher, the Taconic Rangers organization has a proven successful history of moving baseball players to the collegiate level.

-We have also had many players advance to professional baseball in addition to all levels of college baseball. See our results here- Taconic Rangers

-The Taconic Rangers have earned one of the best reputations among the college baseball coaching community throughout the Northeast region and beyond. We work hard to find the right college fit for our players.

-Our goal is to help players realize their baseball and academic goals and to offer the best development and college exposure program in the region for serious, committed players and families.

-We do ask our parents to be involved at an "arm's length" at the 13U-17U age groups so our players can begin to advocate for themselves.

-We enjoy what we do and take pride in our players and our organization. Give us a look.