The Starters team is very pleased to announce the new addition to the Baseball staff, Kyle Dalton! He will be a valued member to this department as he tackles the Rookie Coordinator role, which focuses on the 12u and younger player age groups. He brings experience from not only a player and coaching standpoint, but also from the business world. For two years, Kyle was the Retail Sales Manager for General Sports Inc. in Minneapolis. He was able to build relationships through customer connections as well as help with team apparel sales, adding to his skills repertoire. Kyle is also no stranger to the Starters community! He initially began with Starters as a part-time instructor and shows great enthusiasm transitioning to his full-time Starters position.
"It feels great to be back with the Starters Community. When I was a part-time employee I always felt comfortable and enjoyed coming to the facility and seeing how I could help players of all ages work to get better. Now that I am a full-time employee I cannot wait to come to the facility and work alongside a great staff to help our players' and their familys' needs!"
Kyle Dalton's experience will be an incredible asset to the team, and his passion will be hard to miss. This is very evident when asked what he is most looking forward to, "I am looking forward to helping our players reach their full potential both on and off the field. Being able to help players overcome obstacles and set themselves up for success is what I strive to do. I have a passion for baseball and I cannot wait to continue my coaching career at Starters Sports Training!"
About Kyle Dalton
Kyle is a 2011 graduate from Hopkins High School where he was a two-sport athlete in hockey and baseball, earning All-Conference honors his Junior and Senior year. He went on to play baseball at Concordia University St. Paul as a four-year starter at 2nd base and center field. In 2014 he was named to the Daktronics First Team All Central Region and was a First Team All-American. He graduated Concordia with the third most hits in program history (225). After graduation, Kyle played with the Minnetonka Millers for four seasons and won the Minnesota Class A State Tournament in 2015. He then went on to join the Carver Black Sox where he was named Crow River Valley League MVP in 2017. Kyle is currently the Sophomore baseball coach at Hopkins High School and is excited to continue his passion for coaching.