595 W. 15th Street Fayetteville, AR

The Sliders are a development and showcase baseball organization for kids ages 8-17. We strive to provide the best training and developmental program in Arkansas. Our goal is to get your child to the next level, whether high school, college, or even professional. Our team practices, training sessions, and camps will teach our players to play the game at a high level, both mentally and physically. We pride ourselves on teaching our players how to handle and respond to the adversity and failure that baseball brings and the importance of being a coachable player, being a good teammate, and being a respectful, hardworking young man. We are proud to say that our coaching staff has many years of collegiate experience and a few with professional experience as well to walk our players through the mental struggles this game brings. Collectively, we hope to instill our core values of teamwork, family, commitment, and many more in your son through the beautiful game of baseball.

If you’re interested in learning more about the training we offer, or to sign up for a tryout, please visit our Training page.

Chris Oliver

Hometown: Farmington, AR

After winning back-to-back State Championships in 2010 and 2011 at Shiloh Christian in
Springdale, AR, he turned down a high school draft selection by the Baltimore Orioles in the 27th round of the 2011 MLB draft to pitch for the Razorbacks. Oliver played three years for the Hogs from 2012-14. He pitched in 11 games as a freshman, starting once, and winning one game while putting together a 3.86 ERA in 16.1 innings of work, striking out 14. He saw 14 appearances in 2013 and another start, going 2-2 with 2.25 earned run average over 20 innings, punching out 21. Oliver moved into the starting role in 2014, with 16 outings, going 9-4 with a 2.51 ERA, totaling 93.1 frames and 59 strikeouts during the season. He wrapped his collegiate career with the ninth-best career ERA in school history at 2.64. From there, Oliver went on to play two years of pro ball in the Phillies organization, playing part of his last season in the Arizona system as well.
Junior Season highlights:
Oliver allowed one earned run or less in 10 of his 16 starts this season, and recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts against No. 1 South Carolina on April 5,2014 lasting 8.0 innings as Arkansas shutout the top-ranked Gamecocks to earn a series win. He later captured SEC Pitcher of the Week honors for his performance against the No. 1 team in the land. Oliver rose to the occasion against the best programs in the country in 2014, facing seven teams ranked in the top 25 in the country and posting a 5-1 record. He earned wins over No. 1 South Carolina, No. 8 LSU, No. 11 Vanderbilt and added two more victories against Ole Miss when the Rebels were ranked in the top 10.

Chris now resides in Farmington, AR. When he’s not at the facility working with athletes, you’re most likely to find him in the woods or by a river.

Trey Killian

Hometown: Norfork, AR
Killian attended Mountain Home High School where he was a two-sport athlete, playing baseball and basketball. He was a three-time all-conference selection for both sports, as well as a three-time all-state selection for baseball. He was chosen to play in the 2011 Under Armour All-America Game at Wrigley Field. Trey finished his high school career ranked the #1 baseball prospect in the state of Arkansas for the class of 2012, and was named the 2012 Arkansas Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year. Trey graduated high school and continued his education and playing career at the University of Arkansas.

In his freshman season Killian appeared in 16 games, including 4 starts, and finished the
season with a 3.19 ERA. The following year Killian made 14 starts as a sophomore and finishedthe season recording a 2.30 ERA in 94 innings of work…allowed 2 runs or less in 10 out of his 14 starts and led the SEC with 4 complete games. After his sophomore season, Trey was selected to be a member of the USA Collegiate National Team.

In his final year with the Razorbacks Killian made 15 starts and finished with a 4.76 ERA in 87 innings of work. He led the team in quality starts with 7, and allowed 3 runs or less in 9 of his 15 starts. Killian earned the honor of being named the Louisville Slugger National Pitcher of the Week after tossing 7 perfect innings on the road against SEC opponent Vanderbilt, sitting down all 21 batters he faced. Trey helped lead the Razorbacks to a College World Series appearance after defeating the Missouri State Bears in a best-of-three series in the 2015 Super Regionals. Killian was drafted 257th overall in the 9th round by the Colorado Rockies in the 2015 MLB draft.

After his playing days ended, Trey finished college and earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas in Recreation & Sport Management. He now resides in Fayetteville, Arkansas with his wife, Bailey and two dogs, Nellie & Stella. He now focuses his knowledge and passion for the game into his coaching and hopes to help athletes reach their full potential.

Cam Bentley

Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Cameron Bentley attended Oak Park HS in Kansas City, MO where he helped lead the
Northmen to a 3rd place finish in 2008. After graduating in 2008 he went on to play at Neosho County Community College (KS). There he helped the Panthers as the 2 year starter in Center Field from 2009-2010. After two seasons with the Panthers, Cameron set 8 school records and was recognized as an All American as well as All Region and All Conference in 2010 after hitting .408 with 89 hits, 8 triples, 7 home runs, and 42 stolen bases. Bentley then transferred to University of Arkansas at Little Rock. As a junior, he helped the Trojans win their first ever Sun Belt Conference Tournament and Regional birth at Oregon State in 2011. After his senior year in 2012, Bentley achieved All-conference honors, hitting .340 with 17 doubles, 6 home runs, and 22 stolen bases helping UALR lead the nation in home runs per game and lead the Sun Belt Conference in nine offensive statistical categories.

Cameron resides in Fayetteville, AR and has two sons, Crash and Mack. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in Health and Exercise Sciences.


Ty Callahan

Hometown: Van Buren, AR
2017/18 : played at Connors State College in Warner, Oklahoma. He went 5-0 with 2 saves in 15 appearances in 38.2 innings his freshman season.  Sophomore season Callahan struck out 73 in 61 innings at Connors, went 7-2 in 16 appearances with 3 saves and a 3.98 earned-run average, finishing with a 10.7 strikeouts per 9 innings.
2019 AT UCA: appeared in 12 games with 3 starts. Ty struck out 15 in 24.2 innings and threw a season-high 6.2 innings vs. Texas A&M-CC. Had season-high 5 strikeouts against Incarnate Word, and struck out 4 against UIW. 2020 AT UCA: appeared in two games, both out of the bullpen, in the abbreviated season due to COVID-19 he threw 4.1 innings, striking out 2 and walking none. Callahan allowed 8 hits and
4 earned runs with just 1 extra-base hit and hit 1 batter. Ty threw 3.1 innings vs. Southern Miss, allowing 4 hits and 2 runs over 44 pitches, allowed 2 earned runs vs. No. 2 Vanderbilt.

Parker Rowland

Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Junior at Eastern Oklahoma State College (2022) – Played in 51 games, slashing .408/.509/.668 with 12 home runs and 78 RBI … Scored 58 runs … Totaled 75 hits, including 10 doubles and a triple … Drew 31 walks on the year … 6-for-8 in stolen base
attempts … Defensively, committed only four errors in 341 total chances (.988 fielding percentage) … Threw out 12-of-27 (44.4%) attempted base stealers … Had a season-high four hits with four RBI against Highland CC (Feb. 19) … Launched his first homer of the season against Highland CC (Feb. 20) … Went 2-for-4 with two doubles and three runs batted in at Carl Albert State College (March 1) … Matched his season high with four hits against Seminole State College (March 17), driving in a season-best five RBI.
Sophomore at Arkansas State (2021) Played in 19 games with 18 starts … Slashed .224/.262/.276 (13-for-58) with six runs batted in and three runs scored … Totaled 13 hits, including three doubles … Went 2-for-4 with an RBI against Murray State (March 23), his first collegiate multiple hit game … Had an RBI double at Illinois State (March 27) … Collected his second collegiate multi-hit game at Ole Miss (May 4), finishing 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored. Freshman at Arkansas State (2020)
Played in eight games with seven starts during the pandemic-shortened season … Tallied one RBI and two runs scored on the year … Drew a pair of walks and was hit by two pitches … Recorded two sacrifice hits. High School Attended Bishop Kelley High School in Tulsa, Okla. … Ranked by Prep Baseball Report as the No. 2 catcher in Oklahoma in the class of 2019 … Ranked as a top-500 player catcher by Perfect Game and the second-best catcher in Oklahoma … Earned all-district honors for four-consecutive seasons … Helped Bishop Kelly HS win the 2018 5A state title.