Join one of the Top High School National Travel Programs in the Country – 5 STAR NATIONAL

 15u, 16u, and 17u Teams are being formed for the Summer of 2018 ! Sign up now.

If it is your goal to play college baseball, then this is the organization for you.


Rob Ciaravino (5 Star Tampa Owner) and Andy Burress (5 Star National Owner) have over 200 contacts with schools all around the United States. If you play for 5 Star you will have the chance to be seen by many schools during the summer. The difference between 5 Star and other summer High School programs is the contacts they have.

  1. You will have an experienced people on your ‘Team’ that really knows how to get High School players into college. Rob and Andy have helped over 350 players the past few years obtain their dreams of playing in college or professional baseball.
  2. You will receive guidance on which Colleges are in need of what positions and the type of players they are looking for in your Graduation year.
  3. You will be advised on certain college camps to attend as well as private workouts that will be offered.
    Check out this list of Current High School players that have trained at The Hitting Academy with Rob Ciaravino the past few years and already have verbally committed to play college baseball.

Here is a list of some of the players and the University’s they are committed to:

Gunnar Hoglund – Ole Miss
Julian Bosnic – Wake Forest
Brandon Howlett – FSU
Darius Diaz – Kennesaw State
Huey Morrill – Oklahoma State
Drew Bianco – LSU
Ben Bianco – Louisville
Luca Tresh – NC State
Chase Sanguinetti- FSU
Justin Bench – Ole Miss

Jordan Lala – Univ. of Miami
Doug Nikhazy – Ole Miss
Slade Cecconi – Univ. of Miami
Jakob Mattos – Coastal Carolina
Graham Hoffman – USF
Johnny Oliveira – East Georgia
Spencer Myers – Notre Dame
Nolan Hudi – Texas Christian
Ryan DelNegro – East Georgia


Tampa Location

Phone: 813-878-2255
Address: 3740 W Lambright St
Tampa, FL 33614

Clearwater Location

Phone: 727-723-2255
Address: 24323 US Highway 19 N,
Clearwater, FL 33763


Phone: 813-657-2255
1239 Kingsway Rd.
Brandon, FL 33510