IE PlayerProfiles

Inside Edge Baseball – Cole Taylor

Cole Taylor played at IE for 4 years, and after graduating from Lee’s Summit West in 2017, he now plays baseball at the University of Central Missouri. He took a few minutes to share his experiences playing at the collegiate level and how it differs from playing high school baseball. First, congratulations! It’s a huge […]

Inside Edge Baseball – Grant Baird

Grant Baird is a multi-sport athlete who models his gameplay on several sports legends. The criteria for athletes he admires are character and work ethic, two qualities that are easily noticeable in Grant. The Lee’s Summit High School senior shared a little insight into how he developed such a huge sense of family and how […]

Inside Edge Baseball – Sam Tatum

Sam Tatum is one of those baseball players–all action and few words. The senior middle infielder/outfielder will graduate from Rockhurst High School this year (2018) and looks forward to continuing his baseball career at the next level. Considering his dedicated work ethic, Sam should have great success finding a place to play ball next year. […]

Inside Edge Baseball – Todd Clausen

We sat down with Todd Clausen, the director of player development and founder of Inside Edge, to learn more about his philosophy for developing players as well as his vision for IE. To start, can you explain how a kid from St. Louis ended up being the strength and conditioning coach for the LA Dodgers? […]

Inside Edge Baseball – David Latlip

David Latlip (2nd/SS for 17 White) graduated from Blue Springs South with an impressive academic and baseball resume, one that was punctuated with an invitation to the MHSBCA All-State Senior Game. We sat down with David to talk about his baseball experience and how IE helped his development. To start, how huge was the MHSBCA […]

Inside Edge Baseball – Wolfe Weeks

Wolfe Weeks, who plays for 16 Red, is a standout student at Lee’s Summit West. The 2019 graduate currently has a 4.1 GPA and starts at pitcher or first base for the West JV team. If those stats don’t show it, he thrives in high-pressure, challenging situations–something he learned watching Mike Moustakas struggle in the […]

Inside Edge Baseball – Nick Wheeler

Nick Wheeler, Truman High School class of 2018, shares a few stories that illustrate why some consider him one of the nicest players at Inside Edge. Nick, who plays catcher, first base, and outfield, also tells how the motto, “Break it down to what you know,” has helped him earn a spot on the Varsity […]

Inside Edge Baseball – John Brady

John Brady is about as traditional baseball as a guy be. The sophomore pitcher from Blue Springs South High School loves Fenway Park, hot dogs, and dreams of stepping to the plate in the bottom of the ninth, down 2, with the bases loaded. And like a true traditionalist, John doesn’t like the designated hitter […]

Inside Edge Baseball – Ben Lock

We asked Ben Lock, the first baseman and pitcher for 17u Red, to share a bit about his college recruiting experience, what it takes to score a 30 on the ACT (that’s really good, by the way), and what playing for Inside Edge has done from him. His answers didn’t disappoint! Q: Tell us a […]

Inside Edge Baseball – Zach Dillman

We sat down with Zach, from the 15u Red team, to talk baseball, Tacos, and his experience playing with Inside Edge. He also shared great advice for younger players. Q: Tell us a little about yourself–where do you go to high school, what do you enjoy doing when you’re not on the field, favorite band, […]