What are the recommended housing options while training at Driveline?

At Driveline, we prefer to give athletes the freedom and flexibility to choose the housing option that fits their needs best. As a result, Driveline does not explicitly arrange housing for any incoming or prospective athletes. Instead, we provide local recommendations through our preferred housing list that is provided in the space below. Scrolling through the list, you will find a variety of options that fit the needs of both the individual athlete and the entire family. While an athlete is not required to live at one of the offerings below, most incoming athletes do arrange housing through one of the options listed. Let us know if you have any questions!

*Best Option for Families*

*- *TownePlace Suites by Marriott Seattle Southcenter
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/seakt-towneplace-suites-seattle-southcenter/

*This location includes a bed, a pullout couch so you could split it with someone, a kitchenette, full sized refrigerator, complimentary hot buffet and continental breakfast every morning, and an evening reception on Wednesday night. Guests have access to on-site laundry, a fitness  center , and an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi. Located just a mile away from Driveline, a  complimentary shuttle leaves on top of the hour, every hour.

Please  contact:  Di Beavers (253)796-6005, dbeavers@innventures.com for hotel  accomodations

Best Option for Individual Athletes

1)  Private Room or Shared Room in Shared Home: 23605 156th Ave. SE Kent, WA 98042 

Description: Rooms starting at $25 per night. Each room has its own locking door with access to a personal fridge and use of the large kitchen. The house has 5 bathrooms, so there is never a wait. The shared kitchen can hold 25 people and we have full cable on the big screen in the living room. The home sits on 2 acres and is 8.5 miles from Driveline. 

Contact info: Kathy Evey, 503-267-6797, kathy.evey@gmail.com 

2)  Description: Jordan Nelson at Home2 Suites by Hilton is offering group rates for athletes. He should be able to provide you with reasonable options with other athletes. Give him a call at 206-623-7300 to talk about what he can offer. 

*Bus 150 has a stop within walking distance  to  the facility. 


Other Options

1) University of Washington Summer Guest Housing

Sponsor information: 

This person's information will be asked for on the form, so please fill out his information but please DO NOT contact him directly about UW housing. 

-Donegal Fergus

-Recruiting Coordinator

-Baseball - Athletics

-donegal@uw.edu

-206.330.6733

2) Seattle University Guest Housing: Good option for guys staying ~1 week 

3) Hawthorn Suites

4)  AirBnB

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Ex Pro  Alex "Flama" Casillas was one of the first players to make the move to train here at Driveline in 2013.  In those days it was a struggle finding decent affordable housing. Now retired he has put his focus on helping solve the issues most guys have when making the move.

He has a variety of furnished homes/rooms designed/designated for the  traveling  ball player.  Affordable pricing w/flexible terms, all to accommodate the uncertainty that baseball often brings.

Transportation will also be an added option (for additional cost).  The shuttle van will do daily pick up & drop offs to & from the facility, along with trips to the grocery store once a week on the designated off day.

All locations range from 8-20miles away from the facility. Please call Alex for specific details regarding city info, traffic, and the  pro's  &  con's  for each area. He can be reached at 818-966-3592.

What is included?

- Utilities 

- Wifi

- Furniture

- Tv

- Queen & Twin beds

- Shared common areas 

- Multiple Fridges

Who are my potential roommates?

- Driveline Trainees

- Driveline employees 

- Local Minor League Players

What do I need to bring?

- Linens 

- Towels

Parking?

- Yes

Monthly Summer Pricing  

(For specific details please call Alex)

Shared Rooms - Shared Bath 

- High $32 per night

- Avg $25 per night 

- Low $15 per night

Private Rooms - Shared Bath

- High $60 per night 

- Avg $40 per night 

- Low $28 per night

Private Rooms + Private Bath

- High $67 per night 

- Avg $50 per night 

- Low $40 per night

Entire House/Unit - Call for pricing

Final pricing will depend on the duration of stay & also on payment packaging option selected. Please call Alex for specific details.

All payments for housing will go directly through Alex Casillas. There will be no security deposits nor applications required. Basic house  rules,  and payment agreements will be forwarded once slots are booked directly through Alex Casillas. A government issued ID along w/a credit card will be put on file in case of incidentals. All payments made for housing are final. Non-refundable.  In the event of an unforeseen cancellation, a credit for any remaining paid days of your stay will be applicable to a future stay or may be transferred to another player.

Monthly Shuttle Pricing 

- High $20 a day

- Avg $10 a day 

- Low $7 a day

Pricing dependent on duration of stay. 

Shuttle  will also be available for players staying at other locations.

Transportation Alternatives 

Uber Pool - $1.10 per mile & or $0.20per min 

- Avg  round trip  price to & from facility $16-20 a day 

Rental Cars 

- Must be 22-25yrs of age 

- Monthly Cost $600-$1000

Monthly Gas/Mileage 

- Avg 500-1500 miles per month 

- Gas $2.79-$3.15 per gal est cost $100-350 per month 

- Estimated wear & tear cost for leased cars = $0.15-$0.25 cents per mile

Job opportunities

Alex will be hiring shuttle drivers and live in  care takers  for each property. Call him for details.

Driver requirements:

- 22+ yrs of age

- clean driving record

- drivers insurance

Property caretaker:

- 6+ month gap year trainees

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