The sports scouting app allows aspiring athletes to upload videos for talent evaluators

Several retired professional athletes are part of the management team behind a new scouting app that will allow budding sports stars to upload videos of themselves so talent assessors can find them without having to go abroad.

The ScoutUS Pro app, billed as “the most technologically advanced athlete scouting platform on the market,” is scheduled to launch on Tuesday.

The app’s developers said that ScoutUS Pro is a “first of its kind athlete scouting platform, connecting athletes and scouts with players never seen before around the world.”

The ScoutUS Pro Board of Directors and Advisory Board roster includes former baseball players Marvin Benard, Jimmy Rollins, Cory Wade and Reggie Smith.

“Major League Baseball has given me an amazing career playing seasons for the Phillies, Dodgers and White Sox,” Rollins, a former Most Valuable Player, told The Post.

“There are amazing athletes out there waiting to be discovered, and ScoutUS Pro has been able to fuse technology and sport to ensure more of these amazing athletes achieve their dreams.”

ScoutUS PRO was developed to make it easier for budding sports stars to be seen by talent assessors.
ScoutUS PRO was developed to make it easier for budding sports stars to be seen by talent assessors.
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Benard told the Post that he couldn’t pursue a professional career until a scout came to watch another player on his high school team.

“Scouts rarely came to see my high school team in Los Angeles,” said Benard, a former San Francisco Giants winger.

“I was only spotted because my team had a fantastic pitcher and they happened to see me.”

Former San Francisco Giants outfielder Marvin Benard is also among the former athletes involved with the app.
Former San Francisco Giants outfielder Marvin Benard is also among the former athletes involved with the app.
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“ScoutUS Pro will ensure all athletes have a chance and make sure they don’t have to rely on accidental sightings,” Benard told The Post.

Retired US soccer star Brad Friedel told The Post: “Breaking into professional sport isn’t easy. That should not be.”

“But if you have talent, if you have passion, if you have drive, you shouldn’t be blocked because a scout can’t reach you,” said Friedel, who was the goaltender for the US men’s national team.

“ScoutUS Pro is unlike any other technology in the world as it breaks down the final barrier between players, athletes and scouts and will help athletes around the world.”

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