James Belt | Owner, President
James is the Owner and President of Baseball Nation, LLC. He graduated from Texas Christian University in 2008 with a degree in Accounting and a degree in Finance. James and his wife Holly were married in November of 2008 and have 3 children; Pierce – 5 Years, Landon – 3 Years & Caroline – 1 Year, and 1 Siberian Husky named Buddy. It has always been a dream for him to provide each aspiring baseball player the ability to follow their own dreams and reach their full potential.
Ben Montgomery | VP of Baseball Operations – North
Ben is the VP of Baseball Operations – North Region. He graduated from McKinney High School in 2003 where he excelled as a corner infielder on the baseball team. In 2008 he received his BS Degree in Kinesiology at the University of North Texas. From 2011-2013 Ben managed the McKinney Mavericks and revitalized one of the most well-known baseball organizations in North Texas. Ben and his wife Jennifer were married in 2010 and reside in McKinney with their American Bulldog named Wrigs.
Choo Freeman | VP of Baseball Operations – South
Choo is the VP of Baseball Operations – South Region. He attended Dallas Christian High School where he excelled as a two sport athlete in baseball and football. Although he received a dual scholarship to Texas A&M University, Choo decided to pursue a professional baseball career after being selected as the 36th overall pick in the 1998 Major League Baseball draft. After a fulfilling nine year professional career, Choo retired in 2007 and began focusing on sports management and youth development. He returned to his hometown of Dallas, Texas in early 2012 to pursue his passion for the sport while coaching and mentoring youth in the community. Choo and his wife Jamie, son Jalen (14) and daughter Zailey (6) currently reside in Mesquite, Texas.
Craig Rose | VP of Scouting & Recruiting
Craig is the VP of Recruiting and Scouting.
Jeremiah Haar | VP of Ballpark Operations
Jeremiah is the VP of Ballpark Operations. He attended Keller High School where he excelled as a two sport athlete in football and baseball. Baseball led him to a 4 year professional career with the Texas Rangers and Florida Marlins. After a career ending injury, Jeremiah began working full time as a founding member of Baseball Nation in 2009. A year later he met his soon to be wife, Alisha, and they were married in July of 2011. They have a beautiful baby boy named Calvin (2 years) and currently reside in Keller.