Michael Ware

South Holland, Illinois, United States


Michael is a graduate of Sports Management Worldwide Baseball G.M. and Scouting course. He currently lives in the Chicago area. Michael played collegiate baseball for the College of Lake County and Austin Peay State University. Michael founded the non-profit organization South Suburban Defenders INC. which is focused on building relationships with Law Enforcement and the Community through the game of baseball. Michael currently coaches the Pullman Ballers elite baseball team based out of the Pullman Community Center in Chicago and is currently an assistant coach for Leo Catholic High School in Chicago. Michael received his B.S. from Kaplan University in Criminal Justice and his M.S. from Concordia University in Athletic Administration. Michael received his Baseball G.M. & Scouting Certificate (Winter 2017), training included: MLB collective bargaining agreement, sabermetrics, MLB scouting techniques, scouting reports, draft analysis, player evaluation, MLB general practices, and statistical analysis formulas. Michael has been mentored by the following: Larry D’Amato- MLB scout & Former LA Dodgers GM. Dan Evans- Current Pacific Rim Scout for Toronto Blue Jay. Ken Wilson-Great West league developer and president. Dan Norman-Former MLB player, Minor League and Collegiate Coach.