Coach Ulrey graduated from New Palestine High School in New Palestine, Ind. in 2006. Over his four year high school career he hit .412 and helped lead the Dragons in 2004 to a Indiana 3A State Championship and a top 50 rank nationally. He was a three-time All-County, two-time All-Conference and two-time Indy All-East player. Ulrey was nominated as a 2006 Indiana All-State player and selected to the All-Rawlings Team in 2006. He was selected in the 33rd round as an outfielder in the 2006 Major League Baseball Draft by the Chicago White Sox.
Ulrey played 4 years of collegiate baseball at the Division I and Division II level as an outfielder from 2006-2010. After his collegiate career he coached two years of high school baseball as a head coach and hitting coach. He spent three years as a college coach after coaching high school as a collegiate hitting coach and recruiting coordinator at the NJCAA and NAIA level. He has been an associate scout with Texas Rangers Baseball Club since 2017.
Coach Ulrey has been training youth, high school, collegiate and professional ballplayers with baseball and softball for almost 10 years now. He has worked with hundreds of athletes that have went on to play at the collegiate and professional level. He has also coached athletes on summer travel teams that have went on to the next level as well. Coach Ulrey is the founder of the Midwest Astros Academy, housing 30 baseball softball travel teams at his 22 acre sports complex in Greenfield, Indiana (The Yard Sports Complex) and the academy is focused on player development for younger age and college prepping and showcasing for our high school athletes. Ulrey coaches the 17U showcase Midwest Astros squad for 2019-2020 season.
Coach Ulrey joins RBI FACTORY as an instructor that will provide training instruction to baseball softball for hitting and catching and will also provide baseball pitching instruction.
He will be scheduling for THURSDAYS right now and once filled will possibly make FRIDAYS available. You can reach out to RBI FACTORY for scheduling with Coach Ulrey.