This is NO "Daddy Ball" Organization; This Program is Only for "College Bound", Dedicated Ball Players Only!
Coach Puffer, is a former Honor Roll Student Athlete at Creighton University, who pitched in the "1991" College World Series for the Blue Jays. As a member of the California Angels Organization, he pitched for the Minor League NWL Champions in 1993. Afterward, he returned to Creighton University and completed his second degree in Occupational Therapy, specializing in Shoulder rehabilitation and preventative medicine. Starting in his hometown of Chicago, and Spending the past 6 years in Texas, He has been Coaching and Consulting for over 15yrs, and has helped opened doors for many players, helping them find college opportunities.
He has documented over 200+ Players, that he has assited with the recruiting process, as well as helped them prepare for the changes in the Game and in the Expectations of the Individual Player, both On and Off the Field, and in the Class Room.
Playing Experience; Puffer Played Minor League Ball for the Angels
Professional Coaching; Puffer Has 15+ years of Coaching Experience
Athletic Training; Puffer is a Degreed, Certified Personal Trainer
Sports Medicine; Puffer is a Degreed, Sports Medicine Therapist
Player Agent; Puffer is Networked with Literally Hundreds of Colleges
Past Success; Puffer has Assisted 200+ Players into College Programs
100% of Our Players have Gone on to Play College Baseball and Eventually Graduate with a College Diploma!
The Houston Hurricanes are a "TRUE COLLEGE PREPARATORY ORG." with a common goal for it's Players, of Playing College Baseball. The Hurricanes are "NOT" a Recreational Program. Rather, The Houston Hurricanes are a Professional College Prep Organization, with the Highest Demands & Expectations of all of its Members.
Our Players are Expected to Play College Baseball. Commitment Starts the Day they Join the Organization. We set them on an immediate path, of primary goal attainment, From Day 1.
Our Coaching Staff includes; Former Professional Players and Minor League Prospects, Who also have Years of Coaching Experience and Professional Instruction under their belt. We Stress Advanced Skill Rehearsal and hold a Professional Attitude toward Our Members being dedicated to Seasonal Strength & Conditioning Programs.
The Hurricane Organization promotes a Pro-Active Approach to the Recruiting Process. Through Careful Research, Personal Reflexion, and Family Planning Sessions we can help our players and parents Target a Specific College or University, that best fits thier Personal Needs.
Colleges are "Targeted", based on Academic Prowless such as GPA, ACT, & SAT Scores, as well as AP Classes completed. Academic Achievement combined with Phyical Abilities, and a Strong Mental approach help Market our Players to the Best University or College Program for them.
We Stress Development of the "5" Professional Tools of Baseball used by All Major League and Professiona Scouts everywhere. These tools include; Running Speed, Arm Strength, Batting Average, Batting HR Power, & Defensive Abilities.
Strong Academics with Advanced Skills and Playing Abilities are required to receive an offer to play college baseball. But one must be Seen or Exposed to Scouts to even be considered.
The Houston Hurricanes are Second to None when it comes to Getting Exposure for our Players. Over the Past (5) Years, we have hired Over 150 Colleges to work our Camps and have a 100% Success Rate in getting our players into College as a result.
The Hurricanes Stand Alone, in terms of Re-Investing in College Networking for our players. We lead the industry in Providing direct Exposure to College Coaches for all our Members. No other program hires as many Colleges as we do each Season, Period. We have Documented the Coaches we have hired over the past 6 years, to come educate, evaluate, and directly recruit our players which contributes to our recruiting success rate of 100%.
Long Island University, Craig Noto
|Stevens Institute of Technology, Kristaps Aldins|
|UT Permian Basin, Brian Reinke|
|Wharton Jr. College, Steven Flora|
|UT San Antonio, Coach Zaleski|
|Stephen F. Austin, David Miller|
|Sam Houston State, Coach Allen|
|Texas A&M Corpus, Brett Gipps|
|San Jac Jr. College, Jimmy Durham|
|Centenary College, Pat Jolly|
|Indianapolis University, Gary Vaught|
|Mineral Area Jr. College, Blake A. Jones|
|Texas A&M Corpus, Coach Ramierz|
|Franklin University, Richie Goodenow|
Tulane University, Brian R. Meyer
Centenary College, Coach Diaz
Houston Baptist University, Asai Adame
Creighton University, Shane Liska
Wake Forest University, Adam Supplee
Texas Southern University, Anthony Dilligard
Ecclesia College, Brock Moss
University of the Cumberlands, Shane Anglin
Blinn Jr. College, Jonathan Ogden
University of Arkansas Fort Smith, Sam Hassen
Hendrix College, Coach Prestridge
Mineral Area Jr. College, Coach Overman
Northwestern State LA, Coach McCullough
University of West Alabama, Coach Cox
Fordham University, Coach Leighton
Covenant College, Ben Wharton
Texas Southern University, Ehren Moreno
Texas A&M Kingsville, Coach Gonzales
University of Louisiana Lafayette, Lance Harvell
Texas Lutheran University, Rich Heines
Houston Baptist University, Coach Dunham