Left-handed Two Way Player with Overseas Experience; Seeking Club for the 2019-20 Season in Australia or New Zealand | Baseball Jobs Overseas

Left-handed Two Way Player with Overseas Experience; Seeking Club for the 2019-20 Season in Australia or New Zealand

Name: Trent Saharek

Height: 6'3"

Weight: 205 lbs

DOB: April 30, 1995

Status Available

Date Available: September 30, 2019

Will Pay Flight

Bats: L

Throws: L

Positions: 1B, OF

Positions (alt): SP, RP

College: Bethany Lutheran College

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Trent Saharek is a left-handed two-way player who is a first basemen, pitcher and outfielder. Trent is currently playing in Belgium for the Beveren Lions in the Belgium First Division (1BB).  He graduated from Bethany Lutheran College in the spring of 2017 where he led his conference with a .434 batting average. He was named 1st-team All-UMAC and 2nd-team All-Region by the American Baseball Coaches Association. Trent played his first season overseas for the Dortmund Wanderers in the German Bundesliga Nordwest Division. In 20 games for the Wanderers, He had a .434 batting average with 36 hits. He also started 3 games going 3-0 with a 2.25 ERA in 16 innings. For the 2018-19 season Trent played in Australia for the Coomera Cubs in the Greater Brisbane League. He had 11 doubles and 33 RBI’s, which was good for 5th in doubles and 4th in RBI’s. Trent has quick hands and the ability to hit to all fields with some gap to gap power.

Trent’s coaching experience consists of the following: Helped coach youth/high school winter camps during his collegiate years. He was the Assistant Coach for the Dortmund Wanderers Junior’s team in Germany (focused on hitting and outfield). He was the head for coach for the Coomera Cubs 16U GCBA team (Gold Coast Baseball Association) in Australia (focused on hitting, outfield and infield). Trent is currently a player/coach for the Beveren Lions in the Mens Senior League (Belgium First Division 1BB). He is also the Assistant coach for the Cadets division (13-15 yrs) focusing on Hitting, pitching, infield and outfield.

When asked about why he wanted to play internationally, he replied “The reason I want to take my career overseas is the following: To continue to play baseball at a high level while traveling the world, meet new people, be in a new culture and help coach youth baseball.”

Accomplishments/Achievements:

Overseas

 

College

Summer Ball

  • 2014-15: 2x OCCL All-Star

High School

 

VIDEO

 

Playing Experience

 

YEARSORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2019 Beveren Lions Belgium 1st Division (1BB) 1B/P (Primary Positions 1st Base and Pitcher) Batting Order 4th -Player/Coach
2018-19 Coomera Cubs Greater Brisbane League 1B/OF/P (Primary Position 1st Base and Right Field) Batting Order: 3rd, 4th, 5th
2018 Dortmund Wanderers German Bundesliga 2- Nordwest Position: OF/SP/1B-(Primary Position Centerfield) Batting Order: 1st, 2nd
2014-17 Bethany Lutheran College Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC)-NCAA DIII Position: OF/1B-(Primary Position Rightfield) Batting Order: 6th, 5th, 4th- 2017: 1st Team All-UMAC, ABCA 2nd Team Midwest All-Region, UMAC Batting Average Leader
2016 Irvine Tides Pacific Coast Collegiate League Position: OF/1B Batting Order: 1st, 2nd, 6th
2014-15 OC Bulldogs Orange County Collegiate League Position: OF/1B/RP Batting Order: 3rd, 4th, 5th- 2x OCCL All-Star
2010-13 Saddleback Valley Christian High School San Joaquin Conference Position: 1B/P/OF Batting Order: 3rd, 4th- 2012: Second Team All League 2013: Honorable Mention

Coaching Experience

YEARROLEORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2019 Player/Coach Beveren Lions Belgium First Division (Mens Senior Team) Player/Coach for the Mens senior team. Belgium First Division (1BB)
2019 Assistant Coach Beveren Lions Cadets (13-15 yr old) Coaching hitting, pitching and infield.
2018-19 Head Coach Coomera Cubs U16's GCBA Senior League Head coach for the U16's Gold Coast Baseball Association Senior League.
2018 Academy Coach Coomera Baseball Academy Little League and Junior League Coached Little League and Junior League players the fundamentals of hitting, fielding and base running. 10 week academy.
2018 Assistant Coach Dortmund Wanderers Juniors Division Coached the outfielders and helped out with hitting.
2014-17 Winter Camp Coach at Bethany Lutheran College Bethany Lutheran College Winter Camp Youth / High School Helped coach youth and high school players improve their hitting skills.

Stats

Pro Batting

Years Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2018 Dortmund Wanderers 20 83 23 36 5 1 0 15 6 2 5 1 .434 .478 .518
2018-19 Coomera Cubs 40 138 19 38 11 1 1 33 17 35 3 0 .275 .383 .391
2019 (In Progress) Beveren Lions 19 60 21 34 7 4 2 32 9 4 6 0 .567 .658 .917

Pro Pitching

Year Team ERA GS CG IP H SO BB HBP R ER Wins Losses SV WHIP
2018 Dortmund Wanderers 2.25 3 1 16.0 8 17 10 4 4 4 3 0 0 1.13
2018-19 Coomera Cubs 8.68 2 0 18.2 26 13 17 1 27 18 1 1 1
2019 (In Progress) Beveren Lions 1.72 7 3 47.0 38 42 25 3 27 9 6 2 0

College/Amateur Batting

Years Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2014 OC Bulldogs 14 36 6 11 2 0 0 2 4 13 2 1 .306 .390 .361
2015 OC Bulldogs 24 70 11 27 3 0 1 10 4 12 2 0 .386 .419 .471
2016 Irvine Tides 20 49 8 15 3 0 0 11 6 4 1 0 .306 .382 .347
2014-17 Bethany Lutheran (page 28) 93 275 39 100 21 3 2 63 25 38 9 2 .364 .418 .484
Total 151 430 64 153 29 3 3 86 39 67 14 3 .356 .411 .458
2017 Bethany Lutheran 33 113 14 49 13 0 1 29 8 17 2 1 .434 .475 .575

Testimonials

Jake Haney

Head Coach, Irvine Tides
haneyj@clshs.org

Trent is first and foremost a wonderful young man. He is coachable, hardworking, and respectful to his coaches and teammates. Trent's best tool is his bat. He has an uncanny knack for grinding out at bats and finding the barrel. He had a very productive summer last summer in the Pacific Coast Collegiate League. Trent is not the player that is going to wow you just seeing him once, but the more you see him the more you realize what a good player he is.

Jonas Schwering

Head Coach, Dortmund Wanderers
jonasschwering@yahoo.de

Ryan Kragh

Head Coach, Bethany Lutheran College
Ryan.Kragh@blc.edu

Additional Info

Education: Graduated with a Bachelor Of Business Administration

Hobbies and Interests: Weightlifting, hiking, biking, and going to the beach

Post baseball career plans: Working in the sports marketing industry

Relationship status: Single and free to travel the world

Recent injuries or illnesses: No recent injuries or illnesses

Signing preferences:Trent is looking for a club for the 2019-2020 season. If a club were to set him up with accommodations and a job, he may be willing to pay for his flights if the situation is right. He is open to all offers.

Below is a video of him on the mound: