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Ben graduated in 2015 with a B.S. in Management/Marketing after a four year playing career with Yakima Valley College and Oregon Tech. Krueger founded the Mercedes-Benz Baseball Program in 2017, where he currently serves as Program Director and Manager of both the NWAC Scout and College Prep teams. After spending 2018 with Shoreline Community College as Outfield Coach and Recruiting Coordinator, he enters his first full year serving in the same capacity for Everett Community College in 2019. Under his direction, 40 Mercedes-Benz players have moved on to play collegiate baseball and 16 CCL players have signed contracts to play in the West Coast League.

Clarke graduated in 2017 with a B.S. in Business and Economics after a stellar four year playing career, including stops at Freed-Hardeman University, Southeastern Oklahoma State and Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. Bader put an exclamation point on his senior year behind the dish for the Warriors with a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage while homering twice. He now serves as Head Coach for the Kirkland-based Prep Sportswear baseball program.

Christian Heideger graduated in 2017 with a B.A. in Business Administration and a Minor in Psychology after a four year playing career with Concordia University and the University of Redlands. Entering his second year with Shoreline CC, Heideger oversees the catchers and hitters and manages student-athlete academic success. He also serves as the CFO of Wild Woody Bats, a baseball company in Seattle. Heideger hit for a combined .330 average at Concordia and the University of Redlands. He played and coached for the Fort Collins Foxes program in Colorado from 2015-2017, winning a gold glove award (2016) and holding a record of 19-9 while coaching in 2017. 

Chris joined the Cascade Collegiate League as the Director of Strength in 2019. Foster began his playing career at Yakima Valley College in 2011 and returned home to finish at Green River College in 2013. After his playing career, Foster trained as a competitive weightlifter and became the Mercedes-Benz Baseball Strength Coach in 2017, where he tailors position-specific regiments for every level of experience in the weight room. Chris will oversee all strength and conditioning for CCL players and will drive positional group training throughout the summer for players seeking individualized attention.

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