Baseball Directory

8U

AB Angels 8U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Jim DeMasse
586-744-1166
abangels8u2015@gmail.com
Team Info:The Anchor Bay Angels Organization is excited to announce they will be fielding another 8U team for the 2015 MABF season.

The 2014 inaugural 8U Angels just finished a respectable 13-8 in the league and did very well in the 3 tournaments they participated in.

The 2015 8U Angels will play full MABF league and 2-3 local tournaments and 1 travel tournament. The Manager has travel baseball coaching experience.

Practice will start when the team is finalized and will continue as long as the weather permits. Winter training will start in January.

Backyard Dreams 8U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-307-0026
Team Info:Tryouts are required for potential new BYD student athletes to be considered for our 2015 teams.

Simply show up on the date/s listed, register and have a fun workout as our coaches analyze your skills!

Visit our website for more details.

Bloomfield Sting 8U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Tom Cooney
248-321-9088
tcpenn1@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:The Bloomfield 8U Sting team is looking for dedicated players to play in the NOBF and in 3 plus tournaments.

The Sting program has a history of success and prides itself on fielding competitive teams while focusing on player development.

We train in excellent facilities during the winter to prepare for our Spring and Summer season.

Brighton Bulldogs 8U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info: A coach will contact players whether they are chosen or not within one week after the last day of tryouts.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball and $450 for softball.

Fee covers the cost of uniforms, field maintenance and preparation, insurance, gym fees for off season training, fundraising, league fees and umpire fees.

Players may also be asked to take part in additional fundraising activities.

We participate in KVBSA and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 40 game schedule (including tournaments) starting in early April and playing into July.

If you are interested in coaching or know someone who is interested, contact Mike Baitinger

Coldwater Reds 8U

City/Area:Branch County   
Contact:Joe Closson
jcloscoldwaterreds@gmail.com
Team Info:Tournaments will be Battle Creek, Kalamazoo area and possibly Fort Wayne area. Battle Creek league will be the preferred League Play location.

Fenton Tigers 8U

City/Area:Genesee, Livingston, & Oakland County   
Contact:Mike Miller
mike.miller@fttbaseball.com
Team Info:Sportsmanship Teamwork Strength Character Dedication. We are Fenton Tigers Travel Baseball…F.T.T.B.

Those are the bedrock principles we've built this organization on. We are a 100% volunteer organization seeking to promote an escalating level of highly competitive travel baseball.

Our organization is proud of our young men who have accomplished so much.

As an organization, we are proud to claim 10+ league titles, 50+ tournament championships, several USSSA AA top 15 rankings, and most importantly...a 99% placement rate on High school teams.

We are also proud to say that our 12u team is an annual participant at Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York. Team will participate in league and tournament ball.

Currently accepting applications for Manager position. Contact Mike Miller to be considered.

Hawks GOLD 8U

City/Area:Howell / Hartland   
Contact:David Piesko
810-533-0418
hawksgold@outlook.com
Team Info:Hawks GOLD is a name generated in 2006 when Coach Piesko coached a group of 8U players. Since then, the team has collected 49 Tournament CHAMPIONSHIPS (7 State Titles, 3 World Series Titles).

Over ten (10) of these players will receive collegiate baseball scholarships this fall. All players are expected to reach college baseball level.

In 2014, Coach Piesko decided to start this plan all over again with an 8U Hawks GOLD team.

As a very young first year team, they team won multiple Championships in their first season (including the KVBSA West Division Laague Championship).

The 2014 8U team had 50% of its players able to play 8U in 2015. This coming year 2015, Coach Piesko and coaching staff will have three (3) teams (at the 8U, 9U and 10U age levels).

Multiple player spots open at each age group. The coaching philosophy is fun, engaging and teaches your player to have the knowledge, skills, behavior and performance of a champion.

HBF Maroons 8U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:info@hbfmaroons.com
Team Info:The HBF Maroons are entering their third year in travel baseball and have enjoyed much success at both the major level as well as the AA level.

LCB Legends 8U

City/Area:Commerce/Walled Lake   
Contact:Duane or Dan
lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends Organization is one of the largest Organization in Oakland County with 12 teams ranging from 8U-17U.

LCB strives towards teaching good sportsmanship and preparing the players towards their next level of advancement.

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league and participate in 4-6 tournaments with one of them being out of town.

Michigan Blue Jays 8U

City/Area:All Areas   
Contact:Tom Dishman
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:We are Michigan’s largest travel baseball program with teams for all levels of play (Community, Advanced (AA), and Open (Major)) to allow your player room to grow within the organization.

We offer a large indoor facility and professional instruction.

Michigan Bulls 8U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:Sean Gallagher
248-427-1819
seangallagher@michiganbulls.com
Team Info:Our focus with the Bulls 8U team is to improve each player’s hitting, pitching, fielding and throwing fundamentals as well as their ability to perform the movements.

Players will continue to learn how to handle game situations and practice/play together as a team.

Get started early with one of the top programs in the Midwest.

We've had over 250 players on college scholarships and 35 players have been signed or drafted into professional baseball.

Off-Season Practice at the Bullpen. 12,000 sq ft Indoor Training Facility. Professional Instruction.

KVBSA League Play. 4 Tournaments.

Michigan Lazers 8U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Joey Thorington
734-649-9098
thoring2@gmail.com
Team Info:Players will work with professional SWAT hitting instructors including hitting instructor Jason Ladd all winter long.

Michigan Lazers will work with some of the best SWAT pitching instructors including Rob Morris and also plan to bring instructors in like Travis Wade who played professional ball.

The Michigan Lazers goal is to prepare youth ball players for the next level and to be competitive in local, USSSA, CABA, Cooperstown, Wolves, and other nationally recognized tournaments.

We had an exceptionally young 8U team this season. Some of the kids will stay with 8U next season and some will go up with the 9U next season.

This will leave both the 8U and 9U teams with a core of experienced players.We will need to fill a few roster openings on both teams.

Michigan Nationals 8U

City/Area:Belleville, Canton, Plymouth, Ann Arbor   
Contact:Ryan Taylor
michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com

Michigan Renegades 8U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
734-578-6770
MichiganRenegades@aol.com
Team Info:The Michigan Renegades tournament-only teams are designed to let kids play more baseball!

If interested, please contact Coach Dale.

Michigan Storm 8U

City/Area:Southeastern Michigan   
Contact:Erik Wright
734-752-7965
erikw2424@yahoo.com
Bill Sennett
734-306-7174
bsennett@mceco.com
Team Info:Our team's focus is emphasize baseball fundamentals, skill development, and teamwork. Our goal is to provide a program for local youth to play at the highest level of quality baseball in our area.

While competing against the best travel teams in the area we will promote sportsmanship, knowledge of the game, commitment, and good friendships.

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league, and participate in 4-5 tournaments with one of them being out of town.

Michigan War Dogs 8U

City/Area:Canton/Northville/South Lyon   
Contact:Jim Kraut
248 767 9276
jwkraut@live.com
Team Info:The War Dogs are looking for kids/families who are dedicated to building on fundamentals, proper mechanics, and the love of the game in a competitive team environment.

We are a core group of boys from Canton, South Lyon, & Northville with a plan to play in the KVSBA league in addition to 3-5 tournaments throughout the spring and summer.

Optional indoor workouts will begin in January with increased expectations for participation in February and March.

Motor City Bulldogs 8U

City/Area:Westland   
Contact:Kevin Warren
734-476-7794
kskwarren@aol.com
Team Info:The 8U team will participate in the KVBSA for league play and also do 3-5 local tournaments. The primary focus will be on player development and learning the game, and of course, having fun.

Practices will begin as early as late August and will continue outside as long as weather permits. Winter workouts begin in early January and continue through March.

Novi Heat 8U

City/Area:Novi (and surrounding area)   
Contact:Ken Perpich
ken.perpich@noviheat.com
Team Info:The Novi Heat's mission is to build fundamental skills, emphasize teamwork, and develop strong character allowing young players to grow as players and men in a competitive baseball environment.

Over the last 20 years, Novi Heat baseball has significantly contributed to the development and success of several hundred baseball players up to the high school varsity and college levels.

Some former Heat players have reached the professional level in Major League Baseball. The Heat participate in the KVBSA league from mid-April until mid-July.

The Heat are committed to play in 4-6 local and regional baseball tournaments each year in addition to playing between 16-20 league games in the KVBSA.

Home fields will be located at ITC Park in Novi, while away games are typically within a half hour drive.

Training will be conducted with a combination of on-field fall and spring practices, indoor winter practices, and in-season practices.

We want players who will give 100% effort and work hard to improve. Teams will be composed of the best youth baseball players in and around the Novi area.

The coaching staff will be qualified, and comprised of experienced coaches or former players at the professional, college, high school, or travel level with several years of experience.

Prospects Baseball 8U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Gregg Sadowski
(586)219-6791
gregg.sadowski@gmail.com
Team Info:This season the 8u Prospects team will play in the MABF and in 2-3 local tournaments. We will train throughout the year at our training facility in Chesterfield, MI.

Coach Sadowski has 10 years of travel baseball coaching experience and will focus training time on teaching the boys the proper techniques in hitting, fielding, pitching, and all areas of the game.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 8U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Joe Cline
248-320-8783
jcline@unum.com
Team Info:We will be playing approx 20 KVBSA league games and approx 6-8 tournaments. Indoor training runs early Jan-March. Game season runs Late March – Mid July.

All in, we will play a 40-45 game schedule (approx 2 out of town/state tournaments).

Tri City Lightning 8U

City/Area:Fenton/ Linden / Hartland   
Contact:Darcy Knoll
810-397-1232
lightningbaseball@charter.net
Team Info:The Tri City Lightning is looking for individuals who want to learn and develop as ballplayers in a positive environment.

The team will play in the KVBSA as well as play 4 - 5 tournaments. Off season training opportunities will be provided.

the Tri City Lightning is an established organization that has been developing baseball players and experiencing successes for over twelve years!

Email lightningbaseball@charter.net for more information.

9U

Ann Arbor A's 9U

City/Area:Ann Arbor (and surrounding area)   
Contact:Dyke McEwen
734-259-9679
dykemcewen@gmail.com
Team Info:The team focus is to emphasize baseball fundamentals, skill development, and teamwork while developing strong character including respect for the game, competitors, parents, and coaches.

We are looking for players that want to get an early start in competitive baseball and are willing to work hard to become a better player.

We participate in the KVBSA league (18-20 league games) and participate in weekend tournaments (2-4) throughout southeastern Michigan from early April through July.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee that covers the cost of uniforms, fees for off season training, league fees and umpire fees.

Backyard Dreams 9U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-307-0026
Team Info:Tryouts are required for potential new BYD student athletes to be considered for our 2015 teams.

Simply show up on the date/s listed, register and have a fun workout as our coaches analyze your skills!

Visit our website for more details.

Bloomfield Sting 9U

City/Area:Tri County area   
Contact:Tim Connaughton
248-224-5096
TConnaughton@VGpcLAW.com
Team Info:The Bloomfield Sting 8U baseball team had a very competitive year in the NOBF and several tournaments.

We look to continue that success with our 9U team and are holding open tryouts to supplement a talented core group of kids moving forward with the team.

The Sting program has a history of success and prides itself on fielding competitive teams while focusing on player development.

We train at excellent facilities during the winter to prepare for our Spring/summer season in which we will play approximately 2 games per week in the NOBF and in 3+ tournaments.

Brighton Bulldogs 9U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info: A coach will contact players whether they are chosen or not within one week after the last day of tryouts.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball and $450 for softball.

Fee covers the cost of uniforms, field maintenance and preparation, insurance, gym fees for off season training, fundraising, league fees and umpire fees.

Players may also be asked to take part in additional fundraising activities.

We participate in KVBSA and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 40 game schedule (including tournaments) starting in early April and playing into July.

If you are interested in coaching or know someone who is interested, contact Mike Baitinger

Canton Cardinals 9U

City/Area:Canton/Plymouth   
Contact:Paul Cassatta, Canton Cardinals Travel Baseball Commissioner
paulc826@gmail.com
Team Info:Canton Cardinals Travel Baseball is designed to attract the player who seeks a more competitive and serious baseball experience.

9U players must be willing to commit to 3-4 weekend tournaments, league play outside the community, and play a maximum of 40 games per season (April through July).

The Canton Cardinals are also committed to preserving high level competition in the travel baseball community. Teams will be comprised of qualified players selected by tryout.

Teams and coaches are evaluated yearly.

The 9U Team will consist of Plymouth / Canton residents. Players must live in Plymouth, Canton, or attend a school in the Plymouth Canton district

Coldwater Reds 9U

City/Area:Branch County   
Contact:Joe Closson
jcloscoldwaterreds@gmail.com
Team Info:Tournaments will be Battle Creek, Kalamazoo area and possibly Fort Wayne area. Battle Creek league will be the preferred League Play location.

Detroit Bees 9U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Marc Strong
734-787-0968
otss74@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 2015 9U Bees are looking to add a couple of talented players to our returning core of players returning that competed against the highest levels of travel baseball competition.

We are looking for players with a strong desire to develop their games and play at the highest levels of travel baseball. Pitching experience is a bonus.

We strive to teach the fundamentals of baseball while encouraging a competitive spirit in this family friendly organization. We want players and parents committed to the travel baseball experience.

We will be a tournament only team in 2015, playing in 8-10 tournaments with 2-3 overnight / out-of-town tournaments including Youth Baseball Nationals in Elizabethtown, KY.

Dexter Dirtbags 9U

City/Area:Dexter and surrounding area   
Contact:Greg Gullekson
734-560-1126
ggullekson@g2engservices.com
Team Info:We focus on fundamentals, teamwork, sportsmanship and having fun playing the game of baseball.

We are looking for a few players to add to our very strong core group and build upon our success (36-6) over the last two seasons.

We will play 15-20 games in the KVBSA league from mid-April through mid-July. We will also play in 4-6 local tournaments with one being an overnight.

Winter practices will begin the 1st week of Jan and run though the end of March.

Downriver Hawks 9U

City/Area:Downriver Area   
Contact:Ed Smith
(734)558-9594
esmith81995@gmail.com
Team Info:The 9U Downriver Hawks are looking for serious and dedicated athletes to join their team for the 2015 season. We will be playing 12-15 non-tournament games along with 4-5 tournaments.

Our indoor trainings is held at The Downriver Baseball Center with professional one on one hitting and pitching coaches during the winter months Feb-April.

Fenton Tigers 9U

City/Area:Genesee, Livingston, & Oakland County   
Contact:Greg Luck
810-623-6020
luckgs8@gmail.com
Team Info:Sportsmanship Teamwork Strength Character Dedication. We are Fenton Tigers Travel Baseball…F.T.T.B.

Those are the bedrock principles we've built this organization on. We are a 100% volunteer organization seeking to promote an escalating level of highly competitive travel baseball.

Our organization is proud of our young men who have accomplished so much.

As an organization, we are proud to claim 10+ league titles, 50+ tournament championships, several USSSA AA top 15 rankings, and most importantly...a 99% placement rate on High school teams.

We are also proud to say that our 12u team is an annual participant at Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York. Team will participate in league and tournament ball.

FJBA Travel Baseball 9U

City/Area:Fowlerville   
Contact:Brian Ray
brianray01@aol.com
Team Info:The Fowlerville Junior Baseball Association (FJBA) is a non-profit, volunteer organization that strives to teach kids the proper baseball fundamentals in a competitive baseball environment.

FJBA teams compete in the Kensington Valley Baseball Association (KVBSA), and each team plays approximately 20 league games.

Every team also competes in at least three tournaments each season.

Great Lakes Wave 9U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Paul Doran
pdoran4268@att.net
Team Info:The 9U Great Lakes Wave is looking for serious and dedicated athletes to join their team for the 2015 season. We will be playing 18-20 league games (KVBSA League) along with 4-5 tournaments.

Our indoor trainings is held at The Downriver Baseball Center with professional one on one hitting and pitching coaches during the winter months (Dec - Mar/Apr).

Grossi Baseball 9U

City/Area:Genesee County   
Contact:Matthew Welch
586-980-0049
welchmatthew4@gmail.com
Team Info:Grossi Baseball is one of Michigans oldest and most successful travel baseball programs. We are looking for dedicated and hard working players to continue our tradition of excellence.

Indoor training runs from Nov.1-March 31 and our outdoor season runs from April 1 - Mid July.

2015 will feature Grossi teams traveling to Cooperstown Dreams Park, The Ripken Experience, and Baseball Nationals just to name a few.

Most tournaments will be USSSA with a few AABC.

Hawks Baseball 9U

City/Area:Lapeer   
Contact:Brian
810-624-4263
admin@hawksbaseball.org
Team Info:Competitive team with excellent coaches who work well with kids making better players and growing our organization through team work.

Playing in the GFBL and traveling in Michigan.

Hawks GOLD 9U

City/Area:Howell / Hartland   
Contact:David Piesko
810-533-0418
hawksgold@outlook.com
Team Info:Hawks GOLD is a name generated in 2006 when Coach Piesko coached a group of 8U players. Since then, the team has collected 49 Tournament CHAMPIONSHIPS (7 State Titles, 3 World Series Titles).

Over ten (10) of these players will receive collegiate baseball scholarships this fall. All players are expected to reach college baseball level.

In 2014, Coach Piesko decided to start this plan all over again with an 8U Hawks GOLD team.

As a very young first year team, they team won multiple Championships in their first season (including the KVBSA West Division Laague Championship).

The 2014 8U team had 50% of its players able to play 8U in 2015. This coming year 2015, Coach Piesko and coaching staff will have three (3) teams (at the 8U, 9U and 10U age levels).

Multiple player spots open at each age group. The coaching philosophy is fun, engaging and teaches your player to have the knowledge, skills, behavior and performance of a champion.

HBF Maroons 9U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:info@hbfmaroons.com
Team Info:The HBF Maroons are entering their third year in travel baseball and have enjoyed much success at both the major level as well as the AA level.

Hitz Orange 9U

City/Area:Macomb Township   
Contact:Amber Evola
586-321-8772
vitoevola@comcast.net
Team Info:We are a MABF and Tournament Team.

Howell Warriors 9U

City/Area:Howell Area   
Contact:Rich Dell
586-405-2529
rdell9@gmail.com
Team Info:The 9U Howell Warriors team is a newly forming team. We will be looking for strong players who are ready to learn and compete at high levels.

We will be playing in the KVBSA and playing 4 to 6 tournaments in state.

Huron Valley Patriots 9U

City/Area:Huron Valley School district   
Contact:Michael Weinberger
248-819-0885
michaeleugeneweinberger@gmail.com
Team Info:Our team's focus is emphasize baseball fundamentals, skill development, and teamwork. Our goal is to provide a program for local youth to play at the highest level of quality baseball in our area.

While competing against the best travel teams in the area we will promote sportsmanship, knowledge of the game, commitment, and good friendships.

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league, and participate in 4-5 tournaments with one of them being out of town.

JTB Tigers 9U

City/Area:Auburn Hills   
Contact:Jason or Matt Thompson
Jtbaseball@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:The team will play in the NOBF and 4-6 tournaments.

Lakeshore Warriors 9U

City/Area:West Michigan   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a Christ-Centered Travel Baseball organization.

The 9u team will play in about 5 tournaments in the general West Michigan area and potentially play in a travel league.

LCB Legends 9U

City/Area:Commerce/Walled Lake   
Contact:Duane or Dan
lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends Organization is one of the largest Organization in Oakland County with 12 teams ranging from 8U-17U.

LCB strives towards teaching good sportsmanship and preparing the players towards their next level of advancement.

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league and participate in 4-6 tournaments with one of them being out of town.

LCB Legends Gold 9U

City/Area:Lakes Area / Commerce Twp.   
Contact:Tim Honoway
thonoway@gmail.com
Team Info:The LCB Legends baseball organization is a competitive youth travel baseball organization located in southeastern Michigan and is a component of the Lakes Athletic Association.

We are one of the leaders in Southeast Michigan in developing players that have an exceptional love for the game of baseball.

We have teams available of all ages ranging from 8U to 17U, including supporting two teams in some age groups, and participate in the Kensington Valley Baseball and Softball Association (KVBSA).

Our coaches are dedicated to providing players with the highest level of training and coaching to help improve their skill set.

Our goal is to make sure we have developed the players so they ready for the next level, or their next goal, whatever that may be.

They teach the player about teamwork, work ethic, and how to compete at a higher level. Our teams participate in approximately 17-20 league games and 5-8 weekend tournaments throughout the season.

The playing season is typically Mid-April to Mid-July. All of our teams participate in an indoor winter conditioning program that helps prepare them for the upcoming season as well.

In addition, the LCB Legends organization hosts two tournaments located right on their home fields.

Lincoln Scrappers 9U

City/Area:Washtenaw County   
Contact:Patrick Morris
734-649-3918
pmorris14@comcast.net
Team Info:The Scrappers are a recently formed 9U team located in South East Washtenaw county.

Our goal this season is to play in 7-8 weekend tournaments between early April and July in the surrounding area, one tournament will include a overnight stay during the Memorial Day Weekend.

Our coaching staff has several years experience with youth baseball and a coaching and training philosophy that brings out the best in every player while maintaining our core values in youth sports.

Those values include, practice as hard as you play, respect for your team, the game and your opponent, and first and foremost have fun playing the game we all love.

With close ties to the Lincoln Little League community and access to outdoor and indoor facilities (for winter conditioning) at little to no cost we are able to keep our expenses at a minimum.

The Scrappers also have professional pitching, hitting, and fielding clinics scheduled for the season with two former MLB pitchers and current Division 1 coaches.

Again due to ties with these individuals and local organizations, costs for these clinics are very reasonable and included in the players fee.

If your player is like ours and still wants more baseball then recreational can offer in a season the Scrappers could be the right fit for your player and family.

Michigan Blue Jays 9U

City/Area:All Areas   
Contact:Tom Dishman
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:We are Michigan’s largest travel baseball program with teams for all levels of play (Community, Advanced (AA), and Open (Major)) to allow your player room to grow within the organization.

We offer a large indoor facility and professional instruction.

Michigan Ducks 9U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Dave King
734-934-4210
kingevad@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:We are a travel baseball team whose goal it is to make all of our players the best they can be.

We make sure that we work with players on an individual level as well as teaching each about how to play as a team, and we try to instill the love of the game in each of them.

We will play 6-8 tournaments with maybe two of them being more than 45 min away. We look to play one in Findlay and one in Toledo and the rest within a 45 min radius.

We will also play in either the League Michigan, or in KVSBA league, depending on the driving distances. We want to travel, but do not want to travel too far from southgate each week.

We will start our training in November, once a week in a gym doing plyometrics to get our kids athletic and agile and ready to start throwing and hitting in January.

In January we will move to indoor hitting and some throwing on a limited basis working with pitchers and catchers.

The coaching staff has over 15 years of experience between them. Both having coached in the Downriver Demons organization and also at the city level.

Michigan Lazers 9U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Joey Thorington
734-649-9098
thoring2@gmail.com
Team Info:Players will work with professional SWAT hitting instructors including hitting instructor Jason Ladd all winter long.

Michigan Lazers will work with some of the best SWAT pitching instructors including Rob Morris and also plan to bring instructors in like Travis Wade who played professional ball.

The Michigan Lazers goal is to prepare youth ball players for the next level and to be competitive in local, USSSA, CABA, Cooperstown, Wolves, and other nationally recognized tournaments.

We had an exceptionally young 8U team this season. Some of the kids will stay with 8U next season and some will go up with the 9U next season.

This will leave both the 8U and 9U teams with a core of experienced players.We will need to fill a few roster openings on both teams.

Michigan Nationals 9U

City/Area:Belleville, Canton, Plymouth, Ann Arbor   
Contact:Ryan Taylor
michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com

Michigan Renegades 9U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
734-578-6770
MichiganRenegades@aol.com
Team Info:The Michigan Renegades tournament-only teams are designed to let kids play more baseball!

If interested, please contact Coach Dale.

Michigan Storm 9U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Dan Omodio
313-995-2729
danomodio@allstate.com
Team Info:The 2015 9U team is looking to build on a successful 2014 season with a very talented core group of players who will be moving up together, likely to play at a AAA level next season.

Next Spring, the team will play two games a week in the KVBSA league and will play 5 to 6 weekend tournaments in Southeast Michigan.

We are also planning to be one of the teams representing Michigan in the 2015 Youth Nationals tournament in Elizabethtown, KY.

For more information, e-mail Coach Dan Omodio:danomodio@allstate.com. Also, be sure to Like ""Michigan Storm Baseball"" on FaceBook and visit www.michiganstorm.org

Michigan Twisters 9U

City/Area:Washtenaw County and surrounding area   
Contact:Dan Sutherby
sutherbyd@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Michigan Twisters played a very competitive 8u tournament schedule which included a trip to Louisville, Ky. We plan on playing a very similar tournament schedule next summer as 9u.

We will play 7-8 tournaments including one out of town (Louisville was very nice). We plan on playing in the Kensington Valley League during the week which would prepare us for the weekends.

Winter off-season practices will be held at a state of the art baseball indoor facility.

Creative fundraising is used to help keep the cost low. Monthly installments is an option for those who would like to take advantage.

Fall baseball is also available to those who do not play other fall sports.

Motor City Bulldogs 9U

City/Area:Westland   
Contact:Matt McIntosh
734-751-5783
clipperslawn@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:The Motor City Bulldogs 9U will be a tournament only team for the 2015 season, and will play in the most competitive tournaments around (approximately 10 tournaments).

If you are dedicated, passionate and love the game we want to see you on the field!

Novi Heat 9U

City/Area:Novi (and surrounding area)   
Contact:Matt Walker
matt.walker@noviheat.com
Team Info:The Novi Heat's mission is to build fundamental skills, emphasize teamwork, and develop strong character allowing young players to grow as players and men in a competitive baseball environment.

Over the last 20 years, Novi Heat baseball has significantly contributed to the development and success of several hundred baseball players up to the high school varsity and college levels.

Some former Heat players have reached the professional level in Major League Baseball.

The Heat participate in the Kensington Valley Baseball & Softball Association (KVBSA) league from mid-April until mid-July.

The Heat are committed to play in 4-6 local and regional baseball tournaments each year in addition to playing between 16-20 league games in the KVBSA.

Home fields will be located at ITC Park in Novi, while away games are typically within a half hour drive.

Training will be conducted with a combination of on-field fall and spring practices, indoor winter practices, and in-season practices.

We want players who will give 100% effort and work hard to improve. Teams will be composed of the best youth baseball players in and around the Novi area.
Coaching Staff:The coaching staff will be qualified, and comprised of experienced coaches or former players at the professional, college, high school, or travel level with several years of experience.

Oakland Indians 9U

City/Area:West Bloomfield   
Contact:Don Farmer
248-250-4322
don.farmer223@gmail.com
Team Info:We will play 18-20 league games and up to 7 tournaments. We have a facility for winter workouts starting in January.

I will be trying to get us into a winter league starting in January to play 1 game a week to prepare for our season.

Peak Performance 9U

City/Area:Kalamazoo -Mattawan   
Contact:Reid Jones
269-254-3522
jones_reid@yahoo.com
Team Info:Team will be focused on fundamentals, having fun, playing the game with respect to all involved. Also, making these kids grow as players and as kids as well.

Phantoms Baseball 9U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Scott Bjerke
248-946-2358
sbjerkebaseball@yahoo.com
Team Info:This will be a first year team. All positions are open. We will practice at Oakland Yard Athletics in the Winter and play in their Indoor Winter League.

Team will participate in the KVBSA league in the Spring and Summer. Four (4) week end Tournaments are planned. Looking for players that want to move on to the next level.

Team is Coached by Bjerke Baseball Training Instructors.

Pinckney Pirates 9U

City/Area:Pinckney/Hamburg   
Contact:Todd Koone
419-340-0344
tkoone@pinckneyball.org
Team Info:The PHBSA sponsors the Pirate Travel Baseball program for kids in our community. Our task is to identify the most skilled players at their age to play against the best competition in the area.

Our goal is to develop quality players for our high school programs. Our teams compete in the KVBSA League, which is comprised of teams in or around our area.

It is unusual to travel more than an hour or overnight, although your team may choose to play in an out of town tournament – which can be a wonderful team-building experience!

Each Pirate Travel Baseball team participates in 3-5 weekend tournaments each season, 1 of which may require an overnight stay due to distance.

The 12U team participates in a week-long tournament in Cooperstown, NY Total team participation in fund-raising events is required (regardless of personal need) for the 12U team.

Precision Patriots 9U

City/Area:Canton/Westland   
Contact:Bill Flohr
248-761-9694
info@precisionbaseballone.com
Team Info:This team will focus on development and fundamentals . Team will play league and tournaments.

Team will practice once per week in the off season from January thru March at Precision Baseball in Canton

Rochester Rays 9U

City/Area:Rochester   
Contact:Jeff Fleury
jfleury@thefleuryfirm.com
Team Info:The Rochester Rays is a Rochester area based travel baseball team created in August 2013.

Team had an enormously successful first year season, playing in the 8U NOBF with that we finished in 2nd place out 7 other highly competitive teams.

In June 2014, we traveled to Canton and won the State of Michigan USSSA 2014 "AA" State Championship Tournament.

We are thrilled to continue with several of our current core players (moving up to 9U) and to compete again next season in the NOBF and play in several championship type tournaments.

Rochester Red Wings 9U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Jeff Good
248-660-5512
jeff.good@rocketmail.com
Team Info:The Red Wings are a first year team and are looking for committed players and families who would like to play in a competitive and fun environment while learning the fundamentals of baseball.

We will play 18-22 league games and 3-4 tournaments.

Royal Oak Nationals 9U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Tom Zaits
248-761-3952
tzaits@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Royal Oak Nationals compete in the NOBF League and 3-4 Tournaments. In the Fall, team members have the opportunity to participate Fall baseball.

The Winter will include 1-2 days of indoor training per week starting in late November.

South Farmington Blues 9U

City/Area:Farmington / Farmington Hills and surrounding Cities   
Contact:Norm Klawender
(734) 560-1810
nklawendersr@gmail.com

South Oakland A's 9U

City/Area:Southeastern Michigan   
Contact:Greg Pokley
248-321-4656
gaptpd67@yahoo.com
Team Info:The team will play in the NOBF as well as in at least 5 competitive tournaments. Practices will be held indoors throughout the winter at the SOA's indoor practice facility.

The team is looking to add a few dedicated players to a core group that was very successful at the 8U level in 2014.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 9U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Craig Lahue
southwestoaklandwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:The Southwest Oakland Warriors compete in the KVBSA (18-20 league games) and participate in 6-10 tournaments (most local).

A trip to the Cal Ripken Experience Tournament in Myrtle Beach is a possibility for our 13 U team as well as Cooperstown for our 12 U team.

Winter workout program will begin in early January and finish at the end of March (Total Sports in Wixom and High Performance in Keego Harbor).

Trainers will be utilized throughout the winter months to focus on hitting, pitching, base running, fielding and game situations. Outdoor practices will begin in late March, as weather permits.

Players must be willing to commit to a 40-55 game season. Fundraising activities for each respective team will be required to keep costs at a minimum.

West Oakland Wings 9U

City/Area:White Lake/Commerce   
Contact:Todd Miller
tmills81@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will play the 20 game KVBSA League Schedule and 6-8 competitive tournaments... 1 or 2 out of state.

Western Wayne Crush 9U

City/Area:Westland   
Contact:Jason Gibson
734-578-8980
Jaygibby9@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will play in the KVBSA league and play 2-3 tournaments.

Whitmore Lake Trojans 9U

City/Area:Livingston & Washtenaw County   
Contact:Jim Di Dio
734-255-5527
jdidio@novischools.net
Team Info:Practices start in January, and league/tournament play start in April and run through June.

We are located off of US 23, just 10 min from Ann Arbor and 5 minutes from Brighton.

In addition to playing in the KVBSA the team will participate in two to three additional tournaments.

10U

All-Michigan Team 10U

City/Area:North Oakland County   
Contact:Bay Paul
248-613-2816
eliteyouthbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:We are this past season's 9U Clarkston Riverdawgs looking to add a few elite players to our roster. Our team name is pending national sponsorship and will be determined later.

Coach Bay Paul is the head coach who has over 8+ years of coaching youth baseball.

Coach Paul played Division I baseball for University of Central Florida and was also a baseball instructor for Florida State University Baseball Camp.

We competed at the MAJOR level last year and our record was 34-11. We also won 3 out 8 USSSA tournaments. We will play 8-10 tournaments and roughly 10 weekdays games next year.

Our indoor practices will be at Baseball City (Waterford) "Voted #1 indoor facility in the US by Baseball Youth Magazine" and outside practices will be at Diamonds of Jaycee Park (Waterford).

Anchor Bay Angels 10U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Tim Bussineau
586-246-4155
abangels10u2015@gmail.com
Team Info:Looking to add a couple multi-position, competitive, committed, players to our talented roster.

A team that in its first year as a fed/travel team has won over 20 regular season and tournament games, including many against established MABF/USSSA teams.

Join one of the oldest and largest youth federation baseball/fast pitch organizations in Michigan.

The Angels organization sends it's 12u teams to Cooperstown and have an annual certificate, this is definitely a long term goal of our team.

Head coach with a dozen years HS Baseball coaching experience. We plan to compete in thA" divison of the MABF and 3-4 local/statewide tournaments and a preseason indoor tournament.

Backyard Dreams 10U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-307-0026
Team Info:Tryouts are required for potential new BYD student athletes to be considered for our 2015 teams.

Simply show up on the date/s listed, register and have a fun workout as our coaches analyze your skills!

Visit our website for more details.

Beastmode Baseball SW 10U

City/Area:South Haven   
Contact:Santo Machado
269-993-1010
coachtos47@gmail.com
Team Info:Beastmode Baseball SW is dedicated to class, dignity, and respect.

We are looking to add 5 players to our returning starters from last years overachieving team. (Played up an age group 10u).

5-8 tournaments with serious shot at state championship. Wednesday league.

Bloomfield Sting 10U

City/Area:Bloomfield Hills   
Contact:Brad Winter
248-506-3540
bwinter133732@comcast.net
Team Info:The Bloomfield Sting U9 team completed a successful season in the NOBF league and will participate in the NOBF AAA division next year.

We will play 18-20 league games in the NOBF league and participate in 4-6 tournaments with one of them being out of town.

We will start indoor training in the fall once a week with professional hitting and pitching instructors. Starting in January we will go to twice a week with indoor training.

Please contact Brad if you have any questions about the Bloomfield Sting program.

Brighton Bulldogs 10U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info: A coach will contact players whether they are chosen or not within one week after the last day of tryouts.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball and $450 for softball.

Fee covers the cost of uniforms, field maintenance and preparation, insurance, gym fees for off season training, fundraising, league fees and umpire fees.

Players may also be asked to take part in additional fundraising activities.

We participate in KVBSA and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 40 game schedule (including tournaments) starting in early April and playing into July.

If you are interested in coaching or know someone who is interested, contact Mike Baitinger

Canton Cardinals 10U

City/Area:Canton/Plymouth   
Contact:Paul Cassatta, Canton Cardinals Travel Baseball Commissioner
paulc826@gmail.com
Team Info:Canton Cardinals Travel Baseball is designed to attract the player who seeks a more competitive and serious baseball experience.

10U players must be willing to commit to 3-4 weekend tournaments, league play outside the community, and play a maximum of 40 games per season (April through July).

The Canton Cardinals are also committed to preserving high level competition in the travel baseball community. Teams will be comprised of qualified players selected by tryout.

Teams and coaches are evaluated yearly.

The 10U Team will consist of Plymouth / Canton residents. Players must live in Plymouth, Canton, or attend a school in the Plymouth Canton district

Capital City Cobras 10U

City/Area:Lansing Area   
Contact:Andrew Metzmaker
(517)775-9011
andrewmetzmaker@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a competitive travel team looking for committed players and families. League and tournament play. 5-7 tournaments with 1 or maybe 2 being overnight.

Clarkston Riverdawgs 10U

City/Area:North Oakland County   
Contact:Kirk Stegmeyer
(248) 330-2103
ksteg@comcast.net
Team Info:The Riverdawgs will play approximately 20+ regular season games in the NOBF and participate in 4-5 tournaments including our own hosted USSSA Clarkston Classic.

Coldwater Reds 10U

City/Area:Branch County   
Contact:Joe Closson
jcloscoldwaterreds@gmail.com
Team Info:Tournaments will be Battle Creek, Kalamazoo area and possibly Fort Wayne area. Battle Creek league will be the preferred League Play location.

FJBA Travel Baseball 10U

City/Area:Fowlerville   
Contact:Brad Sova
bradsova@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Fowlerville Junior Baseball Association (FJBA) is a non-profit, volunteer organization that strives to teach kids the proper baseball fundamentals in a competitive baseball environment.

FJBA teams compete in the Kensington Valley Baseball Association (KVBSA), and each team plays approximately 20 league games.

Every team also competes in at least three tournaments each season.

Grossi Baseball 10U

City/Area:Genesee County   
Contact:Matthew Welch
586-980-0049
welchmatthew4@gmail.com
Team Info:Grossi Baseball is one of Michigans oldest and most successful travel baseball programs. We are looking for dedicated and hard working players to continue our tradition of excellence.

Indoor training runs from Nov.1-March 31 and our outdoor season runs from April 1 - Mid July.

2015 will feature Grossi teams traveling to Cooperstown Dreams Park, The Ripken Experience, and Baseball Nationals just to name a few.

Most tournaments will be USSSA with a few AABC.

Hawks GOLD 10U

City/Area:Howell / Hartland   
Contact:David Piesko
810-533-0418
hawksgold@outlook.com
Team Info:Hawks GOLD is a name generated in 2006 when Coach Piesko coached a group of 8U players. Since then, the team has collected 49 Tournament CHAMPIONSHIPS (7 State Titles, 3 World Series Titles).

Over ten (10) of these players will receive collegiate baseball scholarships this fall. All players are expected to reach college baseball level.

In 2014, Coach Piesko decided to start this plan all over again with an 8U Hawks GOLD team.

As a very young first year team, they team won multiple Championships in their first season (including the KVBSA West Division Laague Championship).

The 2014 8U team had 50% of its players able to play 8U in 2015. This coming year 2015, Coach Piesko and coaching staff will have three (3) teams (at the 8U, 9U and 10U age levels).

Multiple player spots open at each age group. The coaching philosophy is fun, engaging and teaches your player to have the knowledge, skills, behavior and performance of a champion.

HBF Maroons 10U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:info@hbfmaroons.com
Team Info:The HBF Maroons are entering their third year in travel baseball and have enjoyed much success at both the major level as well as the AA level.

Hitz White 10U

City/Area:New Baltimore   
Contact:Jason Nitschke
Hitz10white@gmail.com
Team Info:This will be a division B team in. The MABF with approx 20 to 25 league games and 3 to 4 local tournaments. Player development is our main goal.

Howell Hawks 10U

City/Area:Howell   
Contact:Brian Hess
810 599 0896
bhess0608@gmail.com
Team Info:Howell Hawks brings one of the highest level of competitive travel baseball in Michigan. The Hawks organization host teams 8U-16U and has been in existence for 12 years.

Our focus is to develop kids into becoming great young men and exceptional baseball players. Our motto is that we use the game to build the kids, not the kids to build the game.

2015 SCHEDULE 10U EXPECTATIONS: Pitching and Hitting Camp in December ; Winter workouts January - March ; 50 Total Games ~18 League Games / ~7 Tournaments

2015 10U Howell Hawks will play in the highest available conferences in the KVBSA as well as participate in several USSSA and other competitive tournaments.

This will be a 3rd year team.

Howell Warriors 10U

City/Area:Howell   
Contact:Kory Leppek
810 343-3575
kleppek97@yahoo.com
Team Info:Howell Warriors for the 2015 Season will be a newly forming team.

We are looking for strong candidates who have strong talent, are coachable, and show good sportsmanship.

Huron Valley Patriots 10U

City/Area:Milford Area   
Contact:Steve Fink
810-217-7365
themasterplumber@comcast.net
Team Info:As coaches teach the fundamentals of baseball and good sportsmanship.

We plan on playing 22 league games with six tournament during the year. With one tournament out of town.

Huron Valley Rebels 10U

City/Area:Highland/Milford/White Lk.   
Contact:Rob O'Connor
(248)705-7924
ROconnorRebels@yahoo.com
Team Info:Our team is dedicated to focusing on the core fundamentals of baseball, good sportsmanship, and an overall great experience on the field.

Weather permitting we will have a couple of outdoor practices this fall. Indoor training will begin in early January and continue until the weather breaks.

The Rebels will have access to Huron Valley's indoor batting cages and will also look to train at places like Virtual baseball, Baseball city, total sports etc.

The Rebels plan on playing in 18-20 KVBSA games and 3-4 local tournaments.

Our experienced coaching staff have been together for multiple years and is very dedicated to player growth on and off the field.

JTB Tigers 10U

City/Area:Northern Oakland County   
Contact:Patrick Buck
JTBcoachbuck@gmail.com
Team Info:This year’s team will feature extensive off season professional training including 1 on 1 instruction with JTB’s professional training staff.

Team will participate in NOBF and play in 5-6 tournaments.

If you have any questions please contact Patrick Buck.

Lakeshore Warriors 10U

City/Area:West Michigan   
Contact:Nate Braam
616-298-4708
Braamng@gmail.com
Team Info:The 2015 Lakeshore Warriors 10U team is looking for passionate well rounded kids who would like to play and learn baseball in a Christian atmosphere.

We will be competing in GRABL next spring and about 5 tournaments. Winter practices will begin in January and our season will wrap up by the end of July.

LCB Legends 10U

City/Area:Commerce/Walled Lake   
Contact:Duane or Dan
lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends Organization is one of the largest Organization in Oakland County with 12 teams ranging from 8U-17U.

LCB strives towards teaching good sportsmanship and preparing the players towards their next level of advancement.

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league and participate in 4-6 tournaments with one of them being out of town.

Lincoln Railsplitters 10U

City/Area:Ypsilanti   
Contact:Jeff Gorman
734-678-9536
jginfman@gmail.com
Team Info:This is a new 10u team for Lincoln. We will be playing league games through KVBSA with a few tournaments also.

We will practice when possible during the fall, and move in doors in the winter. Come on out and take a look at the newest Lincoln travel team.

Livonia City Thunder 10U

City/Area:Livonia/Farmington Hills   
Contact:Phil Henriksen
s8henriksen@yahoo.com
Team Info:Plan to play in KVBSA league (15-18 games) along with 6-8 weekend tournaments. Players will receive a strong focus of long term skill development.

We will develop young baseball players on the field and off the field. Chance to get into a winning organization and be part of something unique for years to come.

Michigan Blue Jays 10U

City/Area:All Areas   
Contact:Tom Dishman
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:We are Michigan’s largest travel baseball program with teams for all levels of play (Community, Advanced (AA), and Open (Major)) to allow your player room to grow within the organization.

We offer a large indoor facility and professional instruction.

Michigan Blue Jays Royal 10U

City/Area:All Areas   
Contact:Mike Mason
mmason@ipgservices.net
Team Info:KVBSA league play, several tournaments local and out of state.

Michigan Brewers 10U

City/Area:Multiple Areas   
Contact:Larry Geldhof
complete_athletics@comcast.net
Team Info:Play high level baseball with a focus on on good development at a young age. Will be playing in the MABF and 3-4 high level local tournaments.

Non parent coach with multiple years of coaching and playing experience.

Michigan Bulldogs 10U

City/Area:Livonia   
Contact:Kevin Reed
313-475-1603
kreed1094@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Michigan Bulldogs strives towards teaching good sportsmanship and building fundamental skills.

We emphasize teamwork and develop strong character allowing young players to grow in a competitive baseball environment.

The Michigan Bulldogs participate in the Kensington Valley Baseball & Softball Association (KVBSA) league with games played from mid-April until mid-July.

The Bulldogs will participate in 3-4 local and regional baseball tournaments each season in addition to playing between 16-20 league games in the KVBSA.

Home fields will be located at Bicentennial Park and Ford Field in Livonia, while away games are typically within a half hour drive.

Training will be conducted with a combination of on-field fall and spring practices, indoor winter practices, and in-season practices.

We want players who will give 100% effort and work hard to improve. Teams will be composed of the best youth baseball players in and around the Livonia area.

Michigan Kings 10U

City/Area:Saline / Ann Arbor   
Contact:Dave Budd
734 678 3022
dabudd@aerotek.com
Team Info:We will plan in KVBSA and 3 to 4 tournaments.

Michigan Lazers 10U

City/Area:Livingston County   
Contact:Doug Quick
248-343-9433
dquick@rockelectrical.com
Team Info:Players will work with professional SWAT hitting instructors including hitting instructor Jason Ladd all winter long.

Michigan Lazers will work with some of the best SWAT pitching instructors including Rob Morris and also plan to bring instructors in like Travis Wade who played professional ball.

The Michigan Lazers goal is to prepare youth ball players for the next level and to be competitive in local, USSSA, CABA, Cooperstown, Wolves, and other nationally recognized tournaments.

Michigan Nationals 10U

City/Area:Belleville, Canton, Plymouth, Ann Arbor   
Contact:Ryan Taylor
michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com

Michigan Prospects 10U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Brad Nettles
snettles321@comcast.net
Team Info:Goals for players: Have fun. Prepare to be the best you can be. Learn how to win. Expect to win. Win games with class.

Goals for coaches: Build a solid foundation. Teach fundamentals. Teach discipline. Be positive. Make athletics fun.

Team website is: www.michiganprospects9u.com. Password: prospects

Prospect Facility website: www.prospectstrainingcenter.com

Michigan Red Sox 10U

City/Area:Bloomfield / Birmingham and surrounding areas   
Contact:Robert Hanania
248 736 2874
rjhanania65@aol.com
Team Info:We will play approxiately 18 to 20 games in the NOFB as well as play in at least tournaments.

Our goal is to focus on fundamental player skills and prepare players for the next level of baseball.

We will practice once or twice per week in the fall and winter to prepare for the 2015 season.

Michigan Renegades 10U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
734-578-6770
MichiganRenegades@aol.com
Team Info:The Michigan Renegades tournament-only teams are designed to let kids play more baseball!

If interested, please contact Coach Dale.

Michigan Strategy 10U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Craig Cotter
313-995-8452
craigcotter@michiganstrategy.com
Team Info:Michigan Strategy will be entering its 3rd year as an organization. We feature NON-PARENT Coaching by some of the best High School coaches as well as Highly Decorated former College players.

We have our own facility, Skillbuilder Batters Box, www.skillbuildertraining.com. You have access to that facility if you make the team in addition to your team practices

Michigan Wildcats 10U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Mario Garza
mario.garza.jr@gmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Wildcats provides its players with the use of a 7000 sf private indoor facility with fully covered turf floor and 2 batting cages for Winter workouts.

Team facility is located in Southgate, MI, and home games will be played in Southgate, MI In 2015 the team will play league games in KVBSA as well a competitive tournament schedule.

Coaches: Mario Garza played @ Southgate Anderson, The University of Michigan. Rick Dorn played @ Barton College (NC) Coached H.S., College, and in the Collegiate Summer Costal Plain League.

Our intent is to provide a program for local youth to play at the highest level of quality in our area.

We will provide a healthy learning environment for our youth to learn and play the game of baseball.

While seeking a high level of competition, we will promote sportsmanship, knowledge of the game, character, commitment, and good friendships.

We will emphasize the importance of teamwork and effort both on the field, at home, and in school, with the utmost emphasis on academic success.

We will encourage early planning for continued education and athletic careers.

Mid Michigan Wolfpack 10U

City/Area:Genesee County   
Contact:Frank Cherveny
810-955-8753
fjcherveny@yahoo.com
Team Info:Our team goal is to create a love for baseball by building confidence in each and every player, by teaching them the fundamentals of baseball,teamwork, and sportsmanship.

We will play fall ball 2014 and spring/summer 2015 in the GFBL along with 3-4 tournaments.

Milan Big Reds 10U

City/Area:Milan/Surrounding Area   
Contact:Tracy McGraw
734-679-6698
milanbigredsbb@gmail.com
Team Info:This is a new 10U team for Milan. We will participate in the KVBSA and 2-4 weekend tournaments.

We will focus on fundamentals and player development, with a goal of developing quality players for our high school program.

Our goal is to develop well-rounded young men and to instill in them an enjoyment of teamwork and of the game of baseball.

We also strive to keep costs affordable and will provide a supportive and rewarding environment for both players and families.

Motor City Bulldogs 10U

City/Area:Westland   
Contact:Scott Essenburg
313-412-0434
scottessenburg@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Motor City Bulldogs 10U will be a tournament only team for the 2015 season, and will play in USSSA tournaments wherever they might be held at (10+ tournaments).

This will include at least two out of state tournaments.

MSA-Livingston 10U

City/Area:Livingston County and surrounding area   
Contact:Tom Bell
(810) 599-4074
yodatcbell@gmail.com
Team Info:This is a first-year program that will be part of the successful Michigan Sports Academy - Livingston family.

The goal will be to build a Cooperstown team when the players reach 12u age. The team will play in the KVBSA as well as several tournaments during the year.

NFWB Cobras 10U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Dennis Shallal
248-762-4383
dshallal@comcast.net
Team Info:The NFWB Cobras baseball program is recognized and endorsed by all high school coaches in SE Michigan for its baseball development philosophy.

In addition, our program is recognized for preparing Cobras players to compete and play at the high school and collegiate level.

We use the best local resources to enhance the players ability during the off season with resources like High Performance baseball instructors while training at that facility during the winter.

The 10U NFWB Cobras are a first year team. All positions are open. You do NOT have to be a resident of North Farmington or West Bloomfield to play on this team.

There will be a strong emphasis on individual player and team development. We are looking for skilled and dedicated baseball players and families.

This is a demanding program. Practices will begin once a team is formed. We will play in a fall league and possibly a tournament in October.

We will practice outdoors as long as the weather allows. There will be winter indoor training once or twice a week and we will also participate in an indoor winter league.

Indoor practices will commence until the weather will allow us to practice outdoors in the spring.
Coaching Staff:We will play 18-20 games in the KVBSA and participate in 4-6 tournaments, with one tournament being overnight.
Our ultimate goal is to be competitive in the Cooperstown, NY tournament when the team is playing in the 12U division. We have a certificate to attend this once in a lifetime tournament.

Northville Broncos 10U

City/Area:Northville and Surrounding Area   
Contact:Fred Stinebiser
724-272-6993
fasbiser@gmail.com
Team Info:Northville Broncos are looking to build on a successful 2014 season.

The Northville Bronco Team, will play in the KVBSA Travel League in 2015 (16-20 games) as well as participate in what could be as many as ~8 competitive tournaments.

Non-resident participation limited to 2 per team.

Novi Heat 10U

City/Area:Novi (and surrounding area)   
Contact:Ken Perpich
ken.perpich@noviheat.com
Team Info:The Novi Heat's mission is to build fundamental skills, emphasize teamwork, and develop strong character allowing young players to grow as players and men in a competitive baseball environment.

Over the last 20 years, Novi Heat baseball has significantly contributed to the development and success of several hundred baseball players up to the high school varsity and college levels.

Some former Heat players have reached the professional level in Major League Baseball.

The Heat participate in the Kensington Valley Baseball & Softball Association (KVBSA) league from mid-April until mid-July.

The Heat are committed to play in 4-6 local and regional baseball tournaments each year in addition to playing between 16-20 league games in the KVBSA.

Home fields will be located at ITC Park in Novi, while away games are typically within a half hour drive.

Training will be conducted with a combination of on-field fall and spring practices, indoor winter practices, and in-season practices.

We want players who will give 100% effort and work hard to improve. Teams will be composed of the best youth baseball players in and around the Novi area.
Coaching Staff:The coaching staff will be qualified, and comprised of experienced coaches or former players at the professional, college, high school, or travel level with several years of experience.

Oakland Indians 10U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Justin Lewis
231-920-7579
Dnascouting@gmail.com
Team Info:We have been practicing this fall and will continue all the way through winter. We plan on playing in 3-4 tournaments at a minimum as well as 20 league games.

I do not have a kid on the team and everything has been an open competition so far. I have a back ground in sports management and love teaching the game of baseball.

Oxford Wildcats White 10U

City/Area:North Oakland County / Oxford   
Contact:Scott Dolata
989-798-8498
sdolata@wimsattdirect.com
Team Info:Oxford Wildcats White 10U looking for 5-6 experienced, powerful players to complete our roster with an aggressive core of players.

Pitching experience, powerful batting abilities and sharp fielding performance needed.

Players AND parents must be dedicated to hard work while maintaining positive attitudes and sportsmanship.

We will be competing in NOBF for 2015 season, 3-4 tournaments, training starts in late November at The Maxx Training Facility in Oxford.

We will play 2 sessions in the winter league games at Oakland Yards (Waterford).

Pinckney Pirates 10U

City/Area:Pinckney/Hamburg   
Contact:Todd Koone
419-340-0344
tkoone@pinckneyball.org
Team Info:The PHBSA sponsors the Pirate Travel Baseball program for kids in our community. Our task is to identify the most skilled players at their age to play against the best competition in the area.

Our goal is to develop quality players for our high school programs. Our teams compete in the KVBSA League, which is comprised of teams in or around our area.

It is unusual to travel more than an hour or overnight, although your team may choose to play in an out of town tournament – which can be a wonderful team-building experience!

Each Pirate Travel Baseball team participates in 3-5 weekend tournaments each season, 1 of which may require an overnight stay due to distance.

The 12U team participates in a week-long tournament in Cooperstown, NY Total team participation in fund-raising events is required (regardless of personal need) for the 12U team.

Precision Patriots 10U

City/Area:Canton/Livonia/Westland   
Contact:Neal Corey
734-536-6545
nealcorey@comcast.net
Tom
coachtomd@comcast.net
Team Info:This will be our Community Based 10U team and will play in the Community Division of the KVBSA and in several tournaments.

The team will work out of PRECISION BASEBALL in Canto

Precision Patriots BLUE 10U

City/Area:Canton/Western Wayne County   
Contact:Neal Corey
734-536-6545
ncorey@ford.com
Team Info:This is a new team that will participate in the Community Travel division of the KVBSA. This team will also be participating in 4 to 6 tournaments.

As a new team, all roster spots are open. Roster spots include membership to Precision Baseball, where indoor practices will be held.

Plymouth-Canton and all surrounding communities are welcome.

Rage 10U

City/Area:Tri-City Area   
Contact:Steve Kerby
989-598-7424
skerby@s1eonline.com
Team Info:We are a second year team located in Swan Valley. We will play five or six tournaments in May through June possibly into early July.

We do like to take July off for family summers and Little League All-Stars.

Royal Oak Nationals 10U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Rick Krstich
248-388-0112
rick@11miletruck.com
Team Info:We will play 20-22 league games in the NOBF and 3 local tournaments and possibly 1 overnight tournament.

We strive to teach baseball the right way.

SCS Mariners 10U

City/Area:St. Clair Shores   
Contact:Roger Haworth
(586) 707-5305
scsmarinersrh@gmail.com
Team Info:We will play in the MABF, and plan on playing 4 tournaments (1 overnight). Our fundraising has kept our per-player fees one of the lowest in federation baseball.

Our focus is on player development, enjoyment of the game of baseball and competitiveness at a healthy level.

All of our players will play multiple positions based on ability.

We expect all players to learn pitching, be able to play infield, and succeed at the positions they learn to play, and enjoy playing.

South Farmington Blues 10U

City/Area:Farmington / Farmington Hills and surrounding Cities   
Contact:Scott Schuler
248-444-5146
sschuler@sfbluesbaseball.com
Team Info:The South Farmington Blues will play in the KVBSA along with 4-5 tournaments during the spring season. We will also play 1-2 indoor tournaments during the winter.

We look to build a strong core of players and be competitive at every level.

We promote a family atmosphere and look to increase the player’s ability, sportsmanship, and love of baseball throughout the season.

South Lyon Thunder 10U

City/Area:South Lyon   
Contact:Mark Galardi
248-444-6444
mgalardi@wowway.com
Team Info:We will play 16-20 KVBSA league games and 4-6 tournaments throughout the season which runs from late April to early July. We expect to play 35-40 games.

Weekly offseason indoor training starts in January and runs through March. Outdoor practices and games will be played at South Lyon HS and Centennial Middle School (9 Mile).

Southfield Cardinals 10U

City/Area:Tri-county area   
Contact:Coach Young
Detroitbruins@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 10U Southfield Cardinals team is a competitive travel baseball team.

Our main objectives is to provide high-level baseball experience that develops baseball skills, athletic abilities and the knowledge of the game.

We promote good sportsmanship and scholastic obtainment. Players will participate in KVBSA travel league and play in 6 tournaments with (two out of town tournaments).

Indoor training will be from Dec- March.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 10U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Craig Lahue
southwestoaklandwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:The Southwest Oakland Warriors compete in the KVBSA (18-20 league games) and participate in 6-10 tournaments (most local).

A trip to the Cal Ripken Experience Tournament in Myrtle Beach is a possibility for our 13 U team as well as Cooperstown for our 12 U team.

Winter workout program will begin in early January and finish at the end of March (Total Sports in Wixom and High Performance in Keego Harbor).

Trainers will be utilized throughout the winter months to focus on hitting, pitching, base running, fielding and game situations. Outdoor practices will begin in late March, as weather permits.

Players must be willing to commit to a 40-55 game season. Fundraising activities for each respective team will be required to keep costs at a minimum.

SWM Sluggers 10U

City/Area:Niles/Buchanan area   
Contact:Cris Preissing
574-286-7947
Preissing4@att.net
Team Info:We expect to play competitive baseball at a high level with class.

Titans Baseball 10U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Bobby Curran
248-709-7588
curran5629@gmail.com
Team Info:The primary objective of the Titans program is to prepare young players for the high school level and beyond.

We have sent players to the Hit Dogs & Warriors programs, so if your goal is elite then we prepare you for that too.

The competition for a high school roster spot is intense and our goal is to see each player in our program in a high school uniform.

We are looking for kids that are committed to playing baseball and are willing to work hard.

The Titans teams are tournament teams. We will play tournaments throughout the year with two tournaments being out of town.

There will be indoor training and once outside, we will be practicing during the week.

Total Sports Grizzlies 10U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Larry Powers
586 489 8975
l.p_29@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Grizzlies will play in the Macomb Amateur Baseball Federation. We will also be participating in 2 to 4 local weekend tournaments.

TrI City Lightning 10U

City/Area:Fenton / Linden/ Hartland   
Contact:Darcy Knoll
810-397-1232
lightningbaseball@charter.net
Team Info:The 10U Tri City Lightning team is looking for players who want to play competitive baseball in a positive environment and develop as great ballplayers and as individuals.

This team will participate in league play as well as 5 - 6 tournaments throughout the season.

The TCL is also seeking individuals who are interested in coaching and have the desire to work and teach competitive baseball.

Email lightningbaseball@charter.net for more information.

Troy Bulldogs 10U

City/Area:Troy (and surrounding area)   
Contact:Jeff Gruca
(248) 302-0185
troybulldogs10u@gmail.com
Team Info:The Troy Bulldogs team will participate in the North Oakland Baseball Federation.

The goal of the Bulldogs organization is to prepare young players for high school baseball, while building character and sportsmanship.

The Bulldogs plan to play in a Fall Baseball League starting in mid-August, 2014. We will hold indoor training in the winter.

The Bulldogs will play approximately 20 regular season games in the NOBF and participate in 3-4 tournaments (one out of town).

We are looking for boys that are serious and committed to baseball. We will be selecting players that are focused and highly coachable.

Players must be dedicated to hard work while maintaining positive attitudes and sportsmanship.

West Michigan Broncos 10U

City/Area:Kalamazoo Area   
Contact:Damian Koob
269-492-4133
damian.koob@gmail.com
Team Info:The West Michigan Broncos emphasize baseball fundamentals, skill development, and teamwork. Our goal is to provide a program for local youth to play at the highest level of quality baseball.

Player development is our main focus as we believe we are preparing our young players to play at the highest level. We will play in 5-7 tournaments, as well as a double-header league.

There will be a couple overnight tournaments, but mainly we will stay local to the Kalamazoo area.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee that covers the cost of uniforms, insurance, fees for off season training, league fees and umpire fees.

West Michigan Riptide 10U

City/Area:Grand Haven/ Spring Lake/ Muskegon   
Contact:Jon Tosterud
jontosterud@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Riptide is West Michigan's Premier Baseball program. The Riptide has more than 20 teams from 8U to 17U and has had over 75 former players play collegiate baseball.

This new 10U team is planning to play in the GRABL (Grand Rapids Amateur Baseball League) which will include about 16 league games and we'll also play in about 5-6 area tournaments.

Riptide players also receive a membership to Extra Innings Indoor Baseball Training facility.

Ypsilanti Elite 10U

City/Area:Wayne/Washtenaw Counties   
Contact:Amby Wilbanks
734-395-5384
awilbanks8@ycschools.us
Team Info:We have been emphasizing our goals to learn the game the 'right way', competing on every pitch and having fun everyday!

We also want families to know about our affordable fees and flexible payment terms.

We have experienced coaches, access to indoor facilities and the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a rapidly expanding travel baseball program as our chief selling points.

We plan on playing 18-20 KVBSA games and 3-5 tournaments (within the state) over the course of the season.

This will be our first year competing in these age brackets and we plan on both teams playing in the community divisions of their respective age group.

Zappen Tigers 10U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Steve Lepkowski
248-804-9428
coachlep.zappensports@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a development based baseball club that has a core belief in practicing throughout the season.

Players will be trained to play multiple positions along with given the opportunity to play those positions in games.

We do not believe a player should specialize in in one or two positions at this age level.

Players will be selected based on playing ability but more importantly our emphasis will be selecting players we feel will be highly coachable learners.

This experience will not only will develop players fundamentally but will provide them an opportunity to grow in a character based environment.

Schedule: 7 – 8 Tournaments with one being an overnight trip. Supplemental games will be added to complete schedule.

Practice: Indoor training starts in January at the Detroit Country Day Fieldhouse, which is an 80,000 square foot facility with access to 3 indoor batting cages.

January – Mid March: 1 practice per week . Starting in Mid – March: 2 practices per week.
Coaching Staff:Cost: $650
Follow us on Twitter: @ZappenTigers

11U

Avery's All-Stars 11U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Nick Crivella
248-930-8828
Nick.Crivella@yahoo.com
Team Info:We have started fall practices already. We will start twice a week indoor practices in December and going till March or when the weather gets warm.

We will be playing in an indoor league at Oakland Yard. As for summer we will play in NOBF and 4-6 tournaments including 1 out of state.

We offer professional coaching and one of our goals is to prepare the kids for high school baseball.

Backyard Dreams 11U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-307-0026
Team Info:Tryouts are required for potential new BYD student athletes to be considered for our 2015 teams.

Simply show up on the date/s listed, register and have a fun workout as our coaches analyze your skills!

Visit our website for more details.

Bloomfield Sting 11U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Nicole
nhartje@yahoo.com`
Team Info:The Bloomfield Sting will be playing in the AAA division of the NOBF and will be playing in 4-6 tournaments.

The Sting has a dedicated outdoor field and indoor dome use 2 hours per week in the winter.

Also conduct team instructional training 1-2 hours per week in the off season in an effort to maximize results on the field.

The Sting has a dedicated and organized volunteer coaching staff.

The staff is committed to teaching baseball fundamentals while displaying a positive attitude and provide a rewarding and memorable experience for all players and parents.

Blue Water Attack 11U

City/Area:St. Clair County, Macomb County   
Contact:Josh or Rachel
586-255-1875
vagi31@hotmail.com
Team Info:Our goal is to provide players with skills, fundamentals and knowledge to play different positions. To have fun while being competitive.

Our expectation is that your son will be dedicated to the game and attend practices and games ready to play. We will play at least 24 league games and in 3-4 tournaments within Michigan.

Brighton Bulldogs 11U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info: A coach will contact players whether they are chosen or not within one week after the last day of tryouts.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball and $450 for softball.

Fee covers the cost of uniforms, field maintenance and preparation, insurance, gym fees for off season training, fundraising, league fees and umpire fees.

Players may also be asked to take part in additional fundraising activities.

We participate in KVBSA and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 40 game schedule (including tournaments) starting in early April and playing into July.

If you are interested in coaching or know someone who is interested, contact Mike Baitinger

Canton Cardinals 11U

City/Area:Canton/Plymouth   
Contact:Paul Cassatta, Canton Cardinals Travel Baseball Commissioner
paulc826@gmail.com
Team Info:Canton Cardinals Travel Baseball is designed to attract the player who seeks a more competitive and serious baseball experience.

11U players must be willing to commit to 3-7 weekend tournaments, league play outside the community, and play a maximum of 50 games per season (April through July).

The Canton Cardinals are also committed to preserving high level competition in the travel baseball community. Teams will be comprised of qualified players selected by tryout.

Teams and coaches are evaluated yearly.

Under certain circumstances, a maximum of 2 non-resident players will be allowed on the 11U Team.

Capital City Cobras 11U

City/Area:Lansing Area   
Contact:Andrew Metzmaker
(517)775-9011
andrewmetzmaker@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a competitive travel team looking for committed players and families. League and tournament play. 5-7 tournaments with 1 or maybe 2 being overnight.

Cascade Cyclones 11U

City/Area:Grand Rapids   
Contact:Jim Palmitier
616-481-3631
jim.palmitier@comcast.net
Team Info:Cascade Cyclones Baseball was founded in 2013 in West Michigan to provide a positive environment for kids to excel at baseball.

Our focus is to provide players with an opportunity to develop their skills, while competing at a higher level than little league can provide.

Indoor practices will be offered in January with mandatory practices starting in February to best prepare for our 2015 season.

We will play 50-60 games throughout the season; GRABL, 5-6 tournaments, and scrimmages.

We hope to fill our roster with players who would be interested in making a two year commitment for a 2016 trip to Cooperstown.

Cass River Crawdads Baseball 11U

City/Area:Frankenmuth, Millington, Birch Run, Reese, Clio, Bridgeport   
Contact:Craig Hollenbaugh
989-293-9003
Team Info:Looking to form a competitive 11U team! Will play in the Greater Flint Baseball League Will attend various weekend tournaments (tbd).

Coldwater Reds 11U

City/Area:Branch County   
Contact:Joe Closson
jcloscoldwaterreds@gmail.com
Team Info:Tournaments will be Battle Creek, Kalamazoo area and possibly Fort Wayne area. Battle Creek league will be the preferred League Play location.

Downriver Demolition 11U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Joe Burke
734-778-2885
coachjoe1724@yahoo.com
Team Info:Our team will be playing in the weekday 11u travel league, plus 7-8 tournaments including one or two out of town / overnight tournaments. MIO League Opportunity.

We will have indoor training beginning in October along with professional lessons on hitting and pitching.

Players must be willing to commit to the scheduled practices and to a minimum 40 games schedule including weekend, weekday and tournament play (April through July).

Eastside Niners 11U

City/Area:Mt.Clemens   
Contact:Dale Bernard
586-838-9265
mok3434@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a returning A division club who will be competing for the top spot in our division. We will be attending at least 4 tournaments (2 dome, 1 or 2 out of town).

Eastside Niners Red 11U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Bryan Duryee
586-321-3683
bduryee802@gmail.com
Team Info:Primary goal of our team is to provide a competitive and fun atmosphere that allows for success at the high school level.

We compete in MABF and participate in 3-5 tournaments, some of which will require weekend stay. We begin off-season training in November and provide professional instruction.

Fenton Tigers 11U

City/Area:Fenton   
Contact:Rob Maier
810-444-5567
maier1214@yahoo.com

FJBA Travel Baseball 11U

City/Area:Fowlerville   
Contact:Jim Anderson
jimtonyaanderson@live.com
Team Info:The Fowlerville Junior Baseball Association (FJBA) is a non-profit, volunteer organization that strives to teach kids the proper baseball fundamentals in a competitive baseball environment.

FJBA teams compete in the Kensington Valley Baseball Association (KVBSA), and each team plays approximately 20 league games.

Every team also competes in at least three tournaments each season.

Fremont 11U

City/Area:Fremont   
Contact:Mark Baden
231-519-0613
mabaden@ncats.net
Team Info:looking for a extend playing season. We only had 9 regular season games.

Just want more diamond experience for our kids. Want our kids to see some good clean fun competitive baseball with a good learning experience.

Any college athletes that could assist or come to some practices.

Great Lakes Cyclones 11U

City/Area:Grand Blanc and surrounding areas   
Contact:Eric Ray
(810) 394-3339
coachetray@gmail.com
Team Info:This team will be playing winter ball (Genesee Fieldhouse or possibly Oakland Yard after youth wrestling season ends in March), summer league (GFBL), and 6-8 Tournaments.

Planning a fall 2014 fundraiser to attend Elizabethtown Kentucky for a National tournament in July 2015.

The goal of this upcoming team is to keep as many of our players together over the next few years..attend Elizabethtown at 11U and in 2016 go to Cooperstown at 12U.

Parents please note, there will be fundraising available to reach our goals of Nationals and for your player dues.

Grossi Baseball 11U

City/Area:Genesee County   
Contact:Coach Rich McAdams
810-391-8324
mcrich79@yahoo.com
Team Info:Grossi Baseball has had a long and storied tradition in Michigan Youth Baseball.

Many players from the Grossi program have risen to stardom not only in the collegiate ranks but as standout stars in the Major Leagues.

HBF Maroons 11U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:info@hbfmaroons.com
Team Info:The HBF Maroons are entering their third year in travel baseball and have enjoyed much success at both the major level as well as the AA level.

Howell Warriors 11U

City/Area:Howell Area   
Contact:Chris Eikey
517-672-2862
eikeysports@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 11U Warriors will be playing 4 to 6 tournaments in state. We will be playing in the KVBSA. We are looking for some players to help us strengthen our roster.

Visit our website for more information.

Huron Valley Patriots 11U

City/Area:Highland, Milford, White Lake   
Contact:Rick Wing
248-921-3634
Patriots.coach.wing@gmail.com
Team Info:The Huron Valley Patriots will compete in the advanced division of the KVBSA and play 16 - 20 games in league play.

In addition we will play in 8 - 10 tournaments, 2 of which will be out of town (stay over) tournaments. These will be a mix of USSSA and community based tournaments.

Our team goals are to instill a love for the game and the fundamentals necessary to compete against any level of competition.

The coaching staff strives to reinforce the concepts of TEAM first, discipline, sportsmanship, and hard work.

Our season schedule will consist of fall practices once per week with the possibility of a fall tournament. Indoor winter practices will begin in January.

We are looking for players who are coach-able, and committed to improving their skills.

Huron Valley Rebels 11U

City/Area:Highland, Milford, White Lake   
Contact:CJ Pearson
(517) 798-7315
Rebelstravelball.pearson@gmail.com
Team Info:HV Rebels will participate in KVBSA (18-22 season games) and compete in 5-7 weekend tournaments. Winter/Indoor training begins in January.

We are looking for talented players that demonstrate focus on the field, teamwork, goal achievement, winning attitude, and competitive spirit.

Our coaches focus on improving our players skill set by teaching sound baseball fundamentals and teamwork while having fun.

Lake Orion Dragons 11U

City/Area:Lake Orion   
Contact:Doug Babcock
248 875-6493
Drbabsmi@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:Lake Orion Dragons will compete in the NOBF with 18-20 games schedule. The Dragons will play in 5-6 tournaments with 1 maybe 2 out of state.

We will have a training program that will consist of indoor and outdoor training. We will compete in the Oakland Yard indoor league in the winter.

Lakeshore Warriors 11U

City/Area:West Michigan   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Lakeshore Warriors Baseball Club is looking for serious local athletes for the 2015 season.

Our mission is to provide an affordable opportunity for baseball players to compete at a high level, in a Christ-centered environment.

The Warriors Baseball Club will have teams at nine levels (9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U) during the 2015 season.

As a member of the Lakeshore Warriors, you will compete in at least 30 to 40 games across West Michigan.

LCB Legends 11U

City/Area:Commerce/Walled Lake   
Contact:Duane or Dan
lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends Organization is one of the largest Organization in Oakland County with 12 teams ranging from 8U-17U.

LCB strives towards teaching good sportsmanship and preparing the players towards their next level of advancement.

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league and participate in 4-6 tournaments with one of them being out of town.

Liberty Shores Minutemen 11U

City/Area:Fenton/Linden   
Contact:Paul Stark
810-449-5239
paestark@gmail.com
Team Info:We participate in the KVBSA league (18-20 league games) and participate in weekend tournaments (3-4) throughout southeastern Michigan from April through July.

We also host a tournament, Cartwright Classic, where all families will be required to work during the weekend of June 19-21, 2015.

All team members will pay a player fee of $500 that will cover the cost of uniforms, field maintenance and preparation, insurance, gym fees for off season training, league fees and umpire fees.

Our team's focus is emphasizing baseball fundamentals, skill development, and teamwork.

Our goal is to provide a program for local youth to play at the highest level of quality baseball in our area.

Lincoln Railsplitters 11U

City/Area:Ypsilanti Township   
Contact:Terry Dangerfield
dangerfield0805@gmail.com
Team Info:The Lincoln Railsplitter 11U team is looking for 2 advanced players for the 2015 season.

We will play 15-20 games with the KVBSA league and participate in 2-3 tournaments. We practice and play home games in Ypsilanti Township.

Livingston Elite 11U

City/Area:Wixom / Hartland   
Contact:Michael Butler
734-740-1188
mbutler1773@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will play in KVBSA this year and will play in 4- 7 tournaments.

Livonia Stars 11U

City/Area:Livonia   
Contact:Matt Fournier
734-968-0499
Mattfournier22@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:The 2015 Livonia Stars will be playing 20-24 league games in the KVBSA along with 3-4 weekend tournaments.

All winter and spring practices will be held at Livonia Franklin High School and conducted by Franklin's head varsity coach Matt Fournier.

We provide a very competitive and very family oriented program that focuses on player development both on and off the field.

Macomb Broncos 11U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Darren Steele
(586)321-1811
dsteele1096@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a new Fed team and will be playing in the MABF. We will also play in 3 tournaments, 2 local and 1 travel.

Michigan Batbusters 11U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Jeffery Cojcoar
586-873-5443
jcojocar@cojocarlaw.com
Team Info:The Michigan Batbusters are proud to return to the MABF for the 2015 season as an 11U squad, after its very successful 2014 10U season.

In addition to our regular season games, we will also participate in at least 3-4 tournaments, including the Cal Ripken Tournament in Aberdeen, Maryland.

Michigan Blue Jays 11U

City/Area:All Areas   
Contact:Tom Dishman
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:We are Michigan’s largest travel baseball program with teams for all levels of play (Community, Advanced (AA), and Open (Major)) to allow your player room to grow within the organization.

We offer a large indoor facility and professional instruction.

Michigan Blue Knights 11U

City/Area:Southfield/Livonia/Farmington   
Contact:Dennis Paryaski
248-224-0207
dennisparyaski@gmail.com
Team Info:The 10 U Blue Knights came in first place in the KVBSA American Community Division in 2014 with a record of 17 wins 3 losses and 1 tie.

For 2015 we will play a 20-21 game season in the KVBSA along with 4-5 in state tournaments.

We will also participate in 4-6 scrimmages games with official umpires in preparation for the 2015 season.

Indoor workouts will begin the second week of January 2015 at the Total Baseball facility in Farmington (twice a week).

Our home field is currently in Southfield at 12 Mile and Southfield Rd (Bedford Woods Park).

As a coaching staff we emphasize proper skill development in a positive encouraging environment.

The player fee (no additional fund raising required) will be $825. The fee includes:

6 months of baseball instruction (Jan-July), preseason indoor training, 20-21 games in the KVBSA, 4-5 tournaments, full uniform with two jersey's, hoody, individual player helmet and bat bag.

Michigan Brewers 11U

City/Area:All   
Contact:Ed Hayward
complete_athletics@comcast.net
Team Info:This team is comprised of multiple players from high level tournament teams that have been put together to compete on a major scale in both tournament play and potentially with league play.

Michigan Bulldogs 11U

City/Area:Livonia   
Contact:Derrick Herr
248-909-2365
derrick.herr@att.net
Team Info:We will participate in KVBSA league and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. We will also participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

The team expects to play a league game schedule plus 2–4 tournaments for a total of 30 – 40 games starting in April and playing through the end of July.

Player development is our main focus as we believe we are preparing our young players to play at the highest level.

Michigan Lazers 11U

City/Area:Livingston County   
Contact:Dave Szerlag
517-376-0361
Daveszerlag@gmail.com
Team Info:We have a great new core of 11u kids, and we are looking to add one more player to complete our team. We will play and train at a high level.

We will compete in KVBSA open division, 2 fall tournaments, and at least 5-6 USSSA tournaments in 2015.

Michigan Mayhem 11U

City/Area:Grand Blanc and surrounding areas   
Contact:Lou Columbus
810-964-2148
michiganmayhembaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:Mayhem is adding a NEW 11U baseball team to the organization for the 2015 season! The Mayhem organization is entering its 6th year.

This team will: Focus on skills development in the fall; Practice indoors from January-April; Practice outdoors at their home field in the Burton area, starting in April.

Play 16-18 games in the Greater Flint Baseball League (GFBL); Play 4-5 tournaments; Have access to Mayhem’s indoor sports facility at: 3600 South Dort Highway in Flint

This new 11U baseball team is backed by an established, committed organization.

Team will be led by experienced coaches with a desire to help kids refine their baseball fundamentals, develop advanced skills, and who truly enjoy playing the game of baseball.

We currently have 12U-16U fastpitch softball teams and we are ALWAYS looking for new coaches and teams.

Michigan Nationals 11U

City/Area:Belleville, Canton, Plymouth, Ann Arbor   
Contact:Ryan Taylor
michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com

Michigan Red Sox 11U

City/Area:Birmingham   
Contact:Bill Hess
248-703-1196
bhess@techrg.com
Team Info:Tournament only team - played in 10+ tournaments in 2014 - practice 2-3 times a week in Birmingham area during the season.

Fall workouts while the weather allows us to be outside and indoor practices twice a week in winter months utilizing large dome and cages for batting and pitching.

Michigan Red Sox White 11U

City/Area:Birmingham   
Contact:David Mason
248.953.1966
dmason.mich@gmail.com
Bill Hess
bhess@techrg.com
Team Info:The primary objective of the Red Sox program is to prepare young players for the high school level while emphasizing teamwork and developing strong character.

Fall workouts while the weather allows us to be outside and indoor practices twice a week in winter months utilizing large dome and cages for batting and pitching.

NOBF Team will compete in NOBF and play in 4-5 tournaments. Home field is in the Birmingham area - Contact Dave Mason.

Michigan Renegades 11U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
734-578-6770
MichiganRenegades@aol.com
Team Info:The Michigan Renegades tournament-only teams are designed to let kids play more baseball!

If interested, please contact Coach Dale.

Michigan Stealth 11U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Vince DeMatteo
734-363-3235
vincedematteo@hotmail.com
Team Info:We are continuing to build competitive teams that will learn and grow while having fun playing the great games of baseball and softball.

Our coaching staff teaches the fundamentals of baseball and softball, physical fitness with a strong emphasis on sportsmanship and teamwork.

We want our players to carry themselves in a professional manner on and off the field and always preparing them for the next level.

We will be training this winter and playing 18 to league games. The Stealth will also be playing in 8 to 10 Tournaments in Michigan and Ohio area.

Michigan Strategy 11U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Craig Cotter
313-995-8452
craigcotter@michiganstrategy.com
Team Info:Michigan Strategy will be entering its 3rd year as an organization. We feature NON-PARENT Coaching by some of the best High School coaches as well as Highly Decorated former College players.

We have our own facility, Skillbuilder Batters Box, www.skillbuildertraining.com. You have access to that facility if you make the team in addition to your team practices

Michigan Wildcats Blue 11U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Chris Gajewski
gajewski13@msn.com
Team Info:The 2015 11U Michigan Wildcats Blue team will play a competitive schedule including 8-10 weekend tournaments and possibly a weekday schedule in League Michigan.

Tournament and league levels will be determined based on the skill of the team. We are currently looking for 2-3 players, preferably with travel baseball experience, to complete our roster.

Please be aware there are two 11U Michigan Wildcats teams for 2015.

Motor City Outlaws 11U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Damian Hull
(734) 834-9392
dm.hull10@gmail.com
Team Info:The Motor City Outlaws mission is to emphasize fundamental skill development, and create an environment where each player reaches their maximum potential.

The Outlaws believe in providing an atmosphere in which players learn the necessary skills to be competitive while maintaining a true love for the game.

The Outlaws will be entering their second season together and are looking for quality players to enhance a very strong core of returning players.

In 2015 the Outlaws will be participating in the League Michigan Travel League and at least (7) seven tournaments. It is anticipated that the Outlaws will play 35-45 games in 2015.

The home field will be Waltz Field, in Huron Twp; which has been newly renovated and is maintained by the Outlaws.

Off season workouts will consist of drills emphasizing basic fundamentals of hitting and fielding at an indoor facility, Pitchers and Catchers will also work out regularly to enhance skills.

An off season conditioning program will also be established. During the season the team will practice 2-3 times per week; depending on league and tournament schedules.

The coaching staff is comprised of experienced coaches or former players at the professional, college, high school level.
Coaching Staff:The head coach has several years of coaching experience at both the travel and high school levels.

Motor City Snipers 11U

City/Area:Livonia   
Contact:Donna Banks
734-772-4704
michiganyouthbaseballassoc@gmail.com
Team Info:The 11u Snipers are a second year team with a core group of boys who give their all EVERY time they step on the field. We are based in the Livonia/Westland area.

We compete in a fall ball league and then start indoor conditioning in January.

We will compete in approx. 20 regular season games, as well as 4-5 weekend tournaments (Such as The Detroit Tigers Hometown Tournament).

We offer a variety of fundraising to keep costs affordable.

Northville Broncos 11U

City/Area:Northville Area   
Contact:Matt Corriveau
248 921 2004
mcorriveau@goldstarfinancial.com

Novi Heat 11U

City/Area:Novi (and surrounding area)   
Contact:Brandon Los
brandon.los@noviheat.com
Team Info:The Novi Heat's mission is to build fundamental skills, emphasize teamwork, and develop strong character allowing young players to grow as players and men in a competitive baseball environment.

Over the last 20 years, Novi Heat baseball has significantly contributed to the development and success of several hundred baseball players up to the high school varsity and college levels.

Some former Heat players have reached the professional level in Major League Baseball.

The Heat participate in the Kensington Valley Baseball & Softball Association (KVBSA) league from mid-April until mid-July.

The Heat are committed to play in 4-6 local and regional baseball tournaments each year in addition to playing between 16-20 league games in the KVBSA.

Home fields will be located at ITC Park in Novi, while away games are typically within a half hour drive.

Training will be conducted with a combination of on-field fall and spring practices, indoor winter practices, and in-season practices.

We want players who will give 100% effort and work hard to improve. Teams will be composed of the best youth baseball players in and around the Novi area.
Coaching Staff:The coaching staff will be qualified, and comprised of experienced coaches or former players at the professional, college, high school, or travel level with several years of experience.

Oakland Diamondbacks 11U

City/Area:Oakland CountyOakland County   
Contact:Lou Aguilar
248-390-4331
Lou845@comcast.net
Team Info:Looking to add to a solid team that plays a lot of baseball.

Winter workouts start in November and end in March. Optional Individual workouts start September - Nov to prepare for the winter workouts.

Oakland Indians 11U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Bingo Lizotte
248-895-3338
oaklandindians@yahoo.com
Team Info:Oakland Indians are based out of West Bloomfield and are looking to add 1 player to their roster.We are currently sitting at 10 players and looking to only take 11.

We will be playing 3 fall tournaments September and October. We will start our winter training the 1st week of January in Waterford.

We will be playing in winter dome league this year. For spring / summer season we will play in the NOBF as well as 4-6 tournaments.

Oxford Wildcats White 11U

City/Area:Oxford, North Oakland County   
Contact:Jason Snow
248-563-9911
jsnow2@live.com
Team Info:Established NOBF Oxford Wildcats White 11U looking to acquire 1-2 PROVEN players with past fed-ball experience.

Pitching experience REQUIRED and must have powerful batting abilities to round out are already strong roster. Will hold private tryout sessions to evaluate players strengths and capabilities.

Phantoms Baseball 11U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Scott Bjerke
248-946-2358
sbjerkebaseball@yahoo.com
Team Info:Team will practice in Waterford at Oakland Yard Athletics and play in there Indoor Baseball League.

Team will play in the KVBSA league in Spring and Summer and play in (4-5) week end tournaments.We are looking for players looking to improve their skills and want to play at the next level.

Pinckney Pirates 11U

City/Area:Pinckney/Hamburg   
Contact:Todd Koone
419-340-0344
tkoone@pinckneyball.org
Team Info:The PHBSA sponsors the Pirate Travel Baseball program for kids in our community. Our task is to identify the most skilled players at their age to play against the best competition in the area.

Our goal is to develop quality players for our high school programs. Our teams compete in the KVBSA League, which is comprised of teams in or around our area.

It is unusual to travel more than an hour or overnight, although your team may choose to play in an out of town tournament – which can be a wonderful team-building experience!

Each Pirate Travel Baseball team participates in 3-5 weekend tournaments each season, 1 of which may require an overnight stay due to distance.

The 12U team participates in a week-long tournament in Cooperstown, NY Total team participation in fund-raising events is required (regardless of personal need) for the 12U team.

Power Baseball 11U

City/Area:Grand Rapids   
Contact:Chad Simkins
616-214-1647
csimkins43@gmail.com
Team Info:We will play in a league of other travel teams around West Michigan along with 5 Tournaments.

We are interested in the kids having fun, learning about baseball and about life in a great family atmosphere.

Precision Patriots 11U

City/Area:Canton / Plymouth / Westland   
Contact:Pat McAuliffe
734-787-8393
precisionpatriots11U@gmail.com
Team Info:Team will participate in League plus 7-8 Tournaments and we will roster 11-12 players. Full uniforms, equipment and Membership to Precision Baseball included.

Winter indoor practices will be held at Precision Baseball in Canton at 7835 Market Street, Canton 1 mile north of Ikea.

Rage 11U

City/Area:Tri-City Area   
Contact:Steve Kerby
989-598-7424
skerby@s1eonline.com
Team Info:We are a second year team located in Swan Valley. We will play five or six tournaments in May through June possibly into early July.

We do like to take July off for family summers and Little League All-Stars.

Recruits 11U

City/Area:North Oakland   
Contact:Brad Bacon
(248) 425-1040
bgbacon@icloud.com
Team Info:The team is seeking 2-3 motivated players to add to their experienced core that had a very successful 10U tournament and league season, in which they went undefeated in the NOBF AAA division.

The team will move to a tournament-only schedule in 2015 with a continuing focus on player development and competitive challenge in a supportive and enthusiastic atmosphere.

Fundraising opportunities will help to keep player fees reasonable. Winter training will begin in February and the tournament season will run no later than the first week of July.

Royal Oak Nationals 11U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Mike Morris
248-990-2327
twre2@yahoo.com
Team Info:In addition to playing in the NOBF, the Nationals will compete in 3-4 tournaments. In the fall team members will have the opportunity to play fall baseball.

The winter consist of 1-2 days of indoor training per week starting in Late November.

Last years team finished 16-4 in our league and in first place in their division of the NOBF. The team also qualified for the AABC state tournament finishing in the final 4.

South Farmington Blues 11U

City/Area:Southwest Oakland County, Northwest Wayne County   
Contact:Chris Weaks
(248)442-7502
cweaks@live.com
Team Info:The Blues are a talented group of players who enjoy not only playing the game but hanging out with each other as well. We are competitive team.

We are back to back KVBSA division champs and have won several tournaments. We plan to continue league play and participate in at least 4 competitive tournaments in the upcoming season.

Our coaching staff focus's on player mechanics and strives to improve each players mental and physical approach to the game.

Our goal is to have players respect themselves, each other and the wonderful game baseball and to have fun in the process.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 11U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Allen Dresselhouse
southwestoaklandwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:The Southwest Oakland Warriors compete in the KVBSA (18-20 league games) and participate in 6-10 tournaments (most local).

A trip to the Cal Ripken Experience Tournament in Myrtle Beach is a possibility for our 13 U team as well as Cooperstown for our 12 U team.

Winter workout program will begin in early January and finish at the end of March (Total Sports in Wixom and High Performance in Keego Harbor).

Trainers will be utilized throughout the winter months to focus on hitting, pitching, base running, fielding and game situations. Outdoor practices will begin in late March, as weather permits.

Players must be willing to commit to a 40-55 game season. Fundraising activities for each respective team will be required to keep costs at a minimum.

Titans Baseball 11U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Todd Turner
248-701-3067
todd@t2baseball.com
Team Info:The primary objective of the Titans program is to prepare young players for the high school level and beyond. The team will play tournaments only.

The competition for a high school roster spot is intense and our goal is to see each player in our program in a high school uniform.

We are looking for kids that are dedicated and are willing to work hard.

West Michigan Outlaws 11U

City/Area:Grand Rapids   
Contact:Tom Beer
616-262-2244
tom_beer1@yahoo.com

Ypsilanti Elite 11U

City/Area:Wayne/Washtenaw Counties   
Contact:Amby Wilbanks
734-395-5384
awilbanks8@ycschools.us
Team Info:We have been emphasizing our goals to learn the game the 'right way', competing on every pitch and having fun everyday!

We also want families to know about our affordable fees and flexible payment terms.

We have experienced coaches, access to indoor facilities and the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a rapidly expanding travel baseball program as our chief selling points.

We plan on playing 18-20 KVBSA games and 3-5 tournaments (within the state) over the course of the season.

This will be our first year competing in these age brackets and we plan on both teams playing in the community divisions of their respective age group.

Zappen Tigers 11U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Steve Lepkowski
248-804-9428
coachlep.zappensports@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a development based baseball club that has a core belief in practicing throughout the season.

Players will be trained to play multiple positions along with given the opportunity to play those positions in games.

We do not believe a player should specialize in in one or two positions at this age level.

Players will be selected based on playing ability but more importantly our emphasis will be selecting players we feel will be highly coachable learners.

This experience will not only will develop players fundamentally but will provide them an opportunity to grow in a character based environment.

Schedule: 4 Tournaments. Supplemental games will be added to complete schedule.

Practice: Indoor training starts in January at the Detroit Country Day Fieldhouse, which is an 80,000 square foot facility with access to 3 indoor batting cages.

January – Mid March: 1 practice per week . Starting in Mid – March: 2 practices per week.
Coaching Staff:Cost: $400
Follow us on Twitter: @ZappenTigers

12U

Ann Arbor A's 12U

City/Area:Ann Arbor & Surrounding Area   
Contact:Jim Peitz
734-883-6809
jpeitz1@frontier.com
Team Info:The Ann Arbor A's is a competitive youth travel baseball organization for ages 8-16. The 12U A’s are planning to offer two teams in 2015.

The Gold team will compete in the KVBSA Open Division. The Green team will play in either the Community or Advanced Division.

Both teams will play 4-6 tournaments next season, both locally and regionally. The Gold team will also play at Cooperstown or Cal Ripken, SC in 2015.

Indoor training will begin in January 2015 and will continue into spring.

Backyard Dreams 12U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-307-0026
Team Info:Tryouts are required for potential new BYD student athletes to be considered for our 2015 teams.

Simply show up on the date/s listed, register and have a fun workout as our coaches analyze your skills!

Visit our website for more details.

Brighton Bulldogs 12U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info: A coach will contact players whether they are chosen or not within one week after the last day of tryouts.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball and $450 for softball.

Fee covers the cost of uniforms, field maintenance and preparation, insurance, gym fees for off season training, fundraising, league fees and umpire fees.

Players may also be asked to take part in additional fundraising activities.

We participate in KVBSA and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 40 game schedule (including tournaments) starting in early April and playing into July.

If you are interested in coaching or know someone who is interested, contact Mike Baitinger

Canton Cardinals 12U

City/Area:Canton/Plymouth   
Contact:Paul Cassatta, Canton Cardinals Travel Baseball Commissioner
paulc826@gmail.com
Team Info:Canton Cardinals Travel Baseball is designed to attract the player who seeks a more competitive and serious baseball experience.

12U players must be willing to commit to 3-7 weekend tournaments (1 tournament may include a week long Cooperstown or the Ripken Experience).

Also commit to league play outside the community and play a maximum of 50 games per season (April through July).

The Canton Cardinals are also committed to preserving high level competition in the travel baseball community. Teams will be comprised of qualified players selected by tryout.

Teams and coaches are evaluated yearly.

Under certain circumstances, a maximum of 2 non-resident players will be allowed on the 12U Team.

Coldwater Reds 12U

City/Area:Branch County   
Contact:Joe Closson
jcloscoldwaterreds@gmail.com
Team Info:Tournaments will be Battle Creek, Kalamazoo area and possibly Fort Wayne area. Battle Creek league will be the preferred League Play location.

Complete Baseball 12U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:Matt Baker
269-870-3626
coachbaker5@gmail.com
Team Info:Complete Baseball is expanding! Former college baseball player and current high school baseball coach, looking for solid baseball players who want to continue to develop.

Injury prevention is something we take serious.

Looking to do 6-7 tournaments along with a league. Fall, Winter workouts are available as well!

Detroit IronBirds 12U

City/Area:Detroit   
Contact:Javier B.
313-461-8873
JavierBenavides5577@yahoo.com
Team Info:We look to play in 1 league and do 5-8 tournaments. Mostly local.

This is a 2nd year team (Formerly Detroit Dreamers Orange). Please contact me for further information.

Dexter Diamondbacks 12U

City/Area:Washtenaw and Livingston   
Contact:Coach Jim Wroten
734-891-3400
jwroten9@charter.net
Team Info:The Dexter Diamondbacks mission is to have fun while building strong fundamental skills, teamwork, leadership, character and lasting friendships.

We will be competing in the Advanced KVBSA (18-20 league games) and participate in 5-6 tournaments (most locally). The team will also be attending the Cooperstown Dreams Park.

In 2014 we reached the semi-finals in 4 out of 6 tournaments and won a championship and a 2nd place finish. Our team will be competing in fall ball from late Augt thru Sep (voluntary only).

Our Winter workout program will begin in early January and finish at the end of March. Outdoor play will begin in April and run thru mid July.

Players must be willing to commit to a 40-50 game season next year.

Coaches will be utilized throughout the winter months to focus on drills in hitting, pitching, fielding, base running and game situations.

We have specialists available in pitching and even running.

Edwardsburg Elite 12U

City/Area:Southwest Michigan   
Contact:Brad Hafner
574-621-4981
hafnerb73@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a 2nd year team. We have a group of current 11 year olds that played 12u this year. We are looking to complete the team.

The plan is to play in 7-10 weekend tournaments. Our goal is to find competitive players who look to further their skills while competing at a high level.

Positive attitudes and the willingness to learn and play as a team are very important. We will start training mid winter.

Farmington Hills Mud Hens 12U

City/Area:Farmington Hills, Livonia, Redford, Southfield, Bloomfield, West Bloomfield   
Contact:Coach Bean
586-201-2368
fhmudhens@yahoo.com
Team Info:Our 2015 12U Mud Hens team will compete in the KVBSA. We also have a Cooperstown Dreams Park Grandfather Certificate. Traditionally our teams attend Cooperstown during the July 4th Holiday week.

We will also compete in 3 additional tournaments.

FJBA Travel Baseball 12U

City/Area:Fowlerville   
Contact:Craig Simon
craig.simon@aecom.com
Team Info:The Fowlerville Junior Baseball Association (FJBA) is a non-profit, volunteer organization that strives to teach kids the proper baseball fundamentals in a competitive baseball environment.

FJBA teams compete in the Kensington Valley Baseball Association (KVBSA), and each team plays approximately 20 league games.

Every team also competes in at least three tournaments each season.

The U12 team travels to Cooperstown Dreams Park for a week long tournament with 104 teams from around the country.

The Cooperstown team is funded through a variety of fundraisers.

Great Lakes Wave 12U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Brad Modi
313-623-6273
GreatLakesWAVE12u@gmail.com
Team Info:Professional Winter Training starting in January (10-12 weeks). We will be playing 16-20 games in League Michigan (downriver area league) as well as 3-4 local tournaments

WE ALSO WILL BE PLAYING IN COOPERSTOWN DREAMS PARK (NY.) TOURNAMENT THE WEEK OF JUNE 20TH, 2015.

Grosse Pointe Avengers 12U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Aaron Senter
(313)580-8416
asenter45@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will participate in the MABF "A" division and will also participate in 3-4 tournaments. One tournament being the Cal Ripken experience in Myrtle Beach SC!

Grossi Baseball 12U

City/Area:Genesee County   
Contact:Matthew Welch
586-980-0049
welchmatthew4@gmail.com
Team Info:Grossi Baseball is one of Michigans oldest and most successful travel baseball programs. We are looking for dedicated and hard working players to continue our tradition of excellence.

Indoor training runs from Nov.1-March 31 and our outdoor season runs from April 1 - Mid July.

2015 will feature Grossi teams traveling to Cooperstown Dreams Park, The Ripken Experience, and Baseball Nationals just to name a few.

Most tournaments will be USSSA with a few AABC.

HBF Maroons 12U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:info@hbfmaroons.com
Team Info:The HBF Maroons are entering their third year in travel baseball and have enjoyed much success at both the major level as well as the AA level.

Hitz Black 12U

City/Area:Chesterfield   
Contact:Derek Stine
810-790-4736
Hitz2015u12@gmail.com
Team Info:This team will be a tournament only team competing in 8 tournaments. Most tournaments will be local within the state. We have made a deposit for COOPERSTOWN for the 2015 season.

We will be playing in a Fall Ball Wooden Bat League starting in September (approx. 10-12 games).

Our Indoor practice (located at Hitz Training Center) is scheduled to start in January and run through March, and will consist of 2 days a week practices.

The team will have instructional practice for hitting and pitching from our in house instructors. Once the weather breaks we will be practicing up to 2 days a week outside until the end of season.

Multiple expected fundraisers will be scheduled to help keep the costs at this.If there are any questions please contact Derek.

Hitz Orange 12U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Dave
senter_23@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a solid, competitive, fun 12U team playing out of Macomb County.

We have received our Cooperstown Confirmation Letter and we will be attending Cooperstown Dreams Park the week of June 26 - July 3rd.

We will play in the MABF "A" Division and we will compete in 4 other tournaments in addition to Cooperstown.

Winter training will begin in early January and go through the end of March. Our coaching staff has over 30 years of combined experience.

We emphasize the mental and physical aspects of the game all while teaching proper throwing, fielding and hitting techniques, as well as strategies and sportsmanship.

Our primary goals are to ensure that your son continues his love of the game and to prepare him to play for high school.

Howell Hawks 12U

City/Area:Livingston   
Contact:Dan Rossbach
(810)217-2391
Dan@reidglass.com
Team Info:Looking for competitive players to compete in KVBSA league season, open division, in addition to 4-5 tournaments. Team will be attending Cooperstown Dreams Park this year.

Indoor training begins in the winter, with outdoor play starting in April running until early July.

Howell Warriors 12U

City/Area:Howell   
Contact:John Sedell
517-375-1390
satch3374@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 12U Howell Warriors will be playing in the advanced division of the KVBSA. We will be attending the Cooperstown tournament this and playing an additional 3 to 4 more local tournaments.

Huron Valley Patriots 12U

City/Area:Highland, Milford, Commerce, White Lake   
Contact:Coach Rob Young
248-756-9520
Coachrob.patriots@gmail.com
Team Info:The Huron Valley Patriots are a 2nd year travel baseball team that will compete within the Community division of the KVBSA in 2015.

We will play 15-20 league games with mandatory pre-season training beginning in January (two-three times per week).

We will have voluntary practices beginning this fall (September 2014) and may participate in a winter league. We will compete in 2-4 local tournaments (NO OVERNIGHT STAYS).

As an added bonus, the 2015 12U Patriots will be attending the Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament during the 2015 summer season.

Our team emphasizes the fundamentals of baseball, skills development, and teamwork.

Our goal is to provide an opportunity for local youth to play in a baseball program that succeeds at the highest levels in our area.

While competing against other travel teams, we promote sportsmanship, knowledge of the game, commitment, and foster strong friendships.

Fundraising, while not required, can help off-set the cost per player.
Coaching Staff:In preparation for the 2015 season, there will be multiple opportunities to conduct both team and individual fundraising activities.

Huron Valley Rebels 12U

City/Area:Milford/White Lake   
Contact:Mike Shaw
248-524-2027
Mikeshaw5170@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be playing in 15-20 league games and 5-6 tournaments including the Cooperstown Dreams Park.

Jet Box Davis 12U

City/Area:Rochester   
Contact:Shawn Davis
(586) 747-8865
sldlmddavis@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a competitive travel baseball team that is part of one of the oldest baseball organizations in Michigan with teams from 8U - 17U and Adult teams.

We will play in 18-22 league games and 3-4 tournaments. We are already confirmed for Cooperstown Dreams Park for the week of June 27th.

Our goal is to prepare kids to play at the high school level and beyond. We have a great group of parents and kids.

We have winter training 2 days/week at our indoor building in Utica and we include professional instruction from previous minor league and college players.

JTB Tigers 12U

City/Area:Rochester   
Contact:Brady Vibert
248-224-4953
bradyvibert@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are looking for a few talented players to strengthen our core team, all positions are open. We plan to play in USSSA open tournaments, with the season culminating in a trip to Cooperstown.

The team will feature paid professional coaching, significant training and conditioning, and fall/indoor winter baseball.

Kalamazoo Kobras 12U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:Alex Santiago
269-350-4457
alexs@kalamazookobras.com
Team Info:Our goal is simple, to develop and prepare kid's for the next level of baseball. In 2015 we plan to play and compete in at least 10 tournaments.

Kensington Valley Cardinals 12U

City/Area:Livingston / Oakland Counties   
Contact:Sean Murray
(248) 818-4390
smurray75@comcast.net
Team Info:Kensington Valley Cardinals will be a 2nd year team that will compete in the KVBSA league and participate in 3-4 Tournaments locally.

Our coaching staff will have specialties in Pitching, Catching, Corner Infield, Middle Infield, Outfield, Baserunning and even a specialist for physical training.

Players Development is goal #1 with our program, allowing players to learn proper mechanics and fundamentals of this great game.

Year round Access to Training. Affiliated with SWAT Elite Sports in Howell.

This team is run at extremely low cost/high value due to sponsorships with MC Sporting Goods and many others. 1/2 to 1/3 the costs of similar programs.

Fair and open tryouts. No City/Small town politics. Dedicated and committed Coaches.

Lakeshore Warriors 12U

City/Area:West Michigan   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Lakeshore Warriors Baseball Club is looking for serious local athletes for the 2015 season.

Our mission is to provide an affordable opportunity for baseball players to compete at a high level, in a Christ-centered environment.

The Warriors Baseball Club will have teams at nine levels (9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U) during the 2015 season.

As a member of the Lakeshore Warriors, you will compete in at least 30 to 40 games across West Michigan.

LCB Legends 12U

City/Area:Commerce/Walled Lake   
Contact:Duane or Dan
lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends Organization is one of the largest Organization in Oakland County with 12 teams ranging from 8U-17U.

LCB strives towards teaching good sportsmanship and preparing the players towards their next level of advancement.

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league and participate in 4-6 tournaments with one of them being out of town.

Livonia Rockets 12U

City/Area:Livonia and surrounding area   
Contact:Ed Shepler
734-660-6768
edshepler@yahoo.com
Team Info:After finishing in 1st. place this season we will be playing in the Advance Division and will participate in KVBSA league and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

We will also participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

The team expects to play a league game schedule plus 5-7 tournaments for a total of 40-50 games starting in April and playing through the end of July.

Indoor training will begin in February 2015, continuing until the weather breaks in the spring.

Player development is our main focus as we believe we are preparing our young players to play at the highest level.

Macomb Rage 12U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Ryan Redmond
586-907-7319
theredmond625@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be playing in MABF B division and we will be looking to play in at least 4 tournaments.

We currently have 10 players and looking for 1 more to fill our roster. We are looking for someone who has at least 1 year of MABF or travel experience.

If not, that is ok too. We know that talent can come from anywhere.

We are looking for someone who is willing to work hard, be a team player, and willing to play multiple positions.

If you can bring a positive and team player attitude to our team we would love to hear from you.

Michigan Blue Jays 12U

City/Area:Ypsilanti   
Contact:Steve Else
734-620-5525
selseb28@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be playing in the KVBSA League-Advanced division and attend 4-5 tournaments plus Cooperstown.

Indoor practices at our own facility twice a week November - April.

Michigan Blue Jays Chaney 12U

City/Area:Ypsilanti   
Contact:Chris Chaney
chaneyman.cc@gmail.com
Paul Paliani
734-417-8446
ppaliani@gmail.com

Michigan Brewers 12U

City/Area:Multiple Areas   
Contact:Vince Calella
complete_athletics@comcast.net
Team Info:Team core is players from former fed team that is looking to add experienced high level baseball players.

Players that want to continue to work towards the ultimate goal together with an emphasis on fundamentals and increasing baseball IQ's.

The team will be planning a trip to Cooperstown also.

Michigan Bulldogs 12U

City/Area:Livonia   
Contact:Mike Heard
734-834-6950
mikeheard34@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will participate in KVBSA league and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. We will also participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

The team expects to play a league game schedule plus 4–6 tournaments for a total of 40 – 50 games starting in April and playing through the end of July.

In addition we have booked a spot to participate in the Ripken Tournament in July.

Player development is our main focus as we believe we are preparing our young players to play at the highest level.

Michigan Bulldogs Red 12U

City/Area:Livonia and surrounding area   
Contact:Jeff Schroeder
734-748-0055
jeffschroed@earthlink.net
Team Info:We will participate in KVBSA league and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. We will also participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

The team expects to play a league game schedule plus 3-4 tournaments for a total of 30-40 games starting in April and playing through the end of July.

Indoor training will begin in January 2015, continuing until the weather breaks in the spring.

Player development is our main focus as we believe we are preparing our young players to play at the highest level.

Michigan Bulldogs White 12U

City/Area:Livonia and surrounding area   
Contact:Jeff Schroeder
734-748-0055
jeffschroed@earthlink.net
Team Info:We will participate in KVBSA league and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. We will also participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

The team expects to play a league game schedule plus 2-3 tournaments for a total of 30-35 games starting in April and playing through the end of July.

Indoor training will begin in January 2015, continuing until the weather breaks in the spring.

Player development is our main focus as we believe we are preparing our young players to play at the highest level.

Due to a tremendous level of interest prior to tryouts, we will be fielding a third Bulldogs team at the 12U level.

Michigan Lazers 12U

City/Area:Livingston County   
Contact:Joey Thorington
734-649-9098
thoring2@gmail.com
Team Info:Players will work with professional SWAT hitting instructors including hitting instructor Jason Ladd all winter long.

Michigan Lazers will work with some of the best SWAT pitching instructors including Rob Morris and also plan to bring instructors in like Travis Wade who played professional ball.

The Michigan Lazers goal is to prepare youth ball players for the next level and to be competitive in local, USSSA, CABA, Cooperstown, Wolves, and other nationally recognized tournaments.

Headed to Cooperstown in 2015!

Michigan Nationals 12U

City/Area:Belleville, Canton, Plymouth, Ann Arbor   
Contact:Ryan Taylor
michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com

Michigan Nationals Blue 12U

City/Area:Wayne/Wastenaw/Oakland Counties   
Contact:Tim Maher
734-624-7248
tmaher24@comcast.net
Team Info:The 2015 Michigan Nationals Blue 12U team will play between 15-20 games in the Advanced Conference of the KVBSA.

The team this year will be playing in the Greatest Tournament in America-Cooperstown as well as 3-4 local tournaments for a total of 35-45 games from April - July.

We have a core of 5 solid returning players and are looking to add 4 pitchers, 1 catcher, and middle infield.

ALL Michigan Nationals teams will train at Michigan Nationals Sports Center “The Indoor" during the winter months. The Indoor is located in Belleville, just south of I-94.

The facility offers 15,000 SQ ft. all turf, college level infield, 30ft ceilings, fully netted facility for 6 on 6 games, NO POLES!!! WIDE OPEN playing field.

Second level seating for parents with kids’ corner.

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Michigan Renegades 12U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
734-578-6770
MichiganRenegades@aol.com
Team Info:The Michigan Renegades tournament-only teams are designed to let kids play more baseball!

If interested, please contact Coach Dale.

Michigan Stealth 12U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Coach Ed S.
734-624-7891
edwardj72@ymail.com
Team Info:We are looking for dedicated players to be part of competitive AA baseball organization.

Teams will play in fall (2014) tournaments, have indoor practice/training during the off season and play in a league along with 5-6 tournaments in the 2015 season.

The experienced coaching staff will provide a safe, fun learning atmosphere for this great game! and prepare for the next level.

Michigan Strategy 12U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Craig Cotter
313-995-8452
craigcotter@michiganstrategy.com
Team Info:Michigan Strategy will be entering its 3rd year as an organization. We feature NON-PARENT Coaching by some of the best High School coaches as well as Highly Decorated former College players.

We have our own facility, Skillbuilder Batters Box, www.skillbuildertraining.com. You have access to that facility if you make the team in addition to your team practices

Monroe Titans 12U

City/Area:Michigan   
Contact:Greg Hall
734-915-1191
glhall5@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:8-10 tournaments per year. Local and downriver area. No overnight travel.

Motor City Bombers 12U

City/Area:Macomb Twp   
Contact:Bruce Burns
586-242-2355
bruce.burns13@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Bombers will again play in the MABF along with 4-5 tournaments. We plan on attending Cooperstown and have already submitted paperwork.

We are looking for ball players with good families to compliment our exsisting core of players.

Motor City Bulldogs 12U

City/Area:Westland   
Contact:Kevin Warren
734-476-7794
kskwarren@aol.com
Team Info:The Motor City Bulldogs 12U will be a tournament only team for the 2015 season, and will play in the most competitive tournaments around (approximately 10-12 tournaments).

If you are dedicated, passionate and love the game we want to see you on the field!

MSA-Livingston 12U

City/Area:Livingston County and surround areas   
Contact:Austin Palmer
(517) 672-8251
coachkling@msa-livingston.com
Team Info:This is a brand new team that will be coached by a former MSA-Livingston player who won three consecutive KVBSA titles from beginning at the 16u level.

The team will play in the KVBSA and will play several tournaments.

Once a team is selected, a discussion will be held to determine whether or not to go to Cooperstown (last year's 12u team opted for a trip to Cincinnati that the players loved).

Our goal is player development and building a positive environment.

New 2015 Team in SW Michigan 12U

City/Area:Berrien County and surrounding areas incl. Michiana   
Contact:Coach D
269-861-4297
fieldingblue@gmail.com
Team Info:Development squad looking for players to fill a void in SW Michigan for a Christ-centered baseball organization. The goal is to not only develop baseball players but young men.

There will be an emphasis on sportsmanship, stewardship and sharing skills and talents with others in addition to lots and lots of baseball development.

Starting with a 12U group that will possibly play other local teams and enter 5-6 weekend tournaments for the 2015 season. Winter workouts will be part of the program.

Northville Broncos, Mustangs, & Stampede 12U

City/Area:Northville   
Contact:Tom Breen
(734)740-4656
tbreen@activeaero.com
Jeff Harp
(810)602-9728
jeffreyrharp@gmail.com
Tom Cotter
(248)505-5526
tcotter@abiomed.com
Team Info:We are a group of community-based travel baseball teams that will compete in all Divisions of the KVBSA--Community, Advanced, and Open.

Our number one goal and priority is to prepare our players to ultimately compete at the High School level while having fun, forging lifetime friendships, and learning all aspects of the game.

In 2015 (generally) we will play a full KVBSA schedule (16-20 games) plus 5 to 7 tournaments (totaling 35-45 games).

The Broncos and Mustangs teams will also plan to compete in Cooperstown for the 12U season.

Novi Heat 12U

City/Area:Novi (and surrounding area)   
Contact:Mike Lubin
248-464-0527
mike.lubin@noviheat.com
Team Info:The Novi Heat's mission is to build fundamental skills, emphasize teamwork, and develop strong character allowing young players to grow as players and men in a competitive baseball environment.

Over the last 20 years, Novi Heat baseball has significantly contributed to the development and success of several hundred baseball players up to the high school varsity and college levels.

Some former Heat players have reached the professional level in Major League Baseball.

The Heat participate in the Kensington Valley Baseball & Softball Association (KVBSA) league from mid-April until mid-July.

The Heat are committed to play in 4-6 local and regional baseball tournaments each year in addition to playing between 16-20 league games in the KVBSA.

Home fields will be located at ITC Park in Novi, while away games are typically within a half hour drive.

Training will be conducted with a combination of on-field fall and spring practices, indoor winter practices, and in-season practices.

We want players who will give 100% effort and work hard to improve. Teams will be composed of the best youth baseball players in and around the Novi area.
Coaching Staff:The coaching staff will be qualified, and comprised of experienced coaches or former players at the professional, college, high school, or travel level with several years of experience.

Oakland Indians 12U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Jeff McNabb
248-342-7635
Oaklandindians12@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a very quick growing team, we believe in fundamentals of baseball with very tight team bonding.

We believe in teaching baseball the correct way and getting our young men ready for the future in life and in baseball.

We will be playing in the Nobf league of 18-20 games and 5-7 tournaments also attending cal-Ripken tourney the week of July 19th.

We will be playing in a dome league and also working out all winter in a indoor faculty.

Oakland Whitecaps 12U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Jeremy Miller
248-670-9196
jmiller@millerlandscape.com
Team Info:The Oakland Whitecaps are pleased to announce the formation of a 12U Travel Team that will compete in the 2015 baseball season.

The 12U Oakland Whitecaps will play in the NOBF and will compete in 3 – 5 tournaments with 1 – 2 tournaments being out of state including Cooperstown.

We are currently looking to improve on an already solid core of players by adding serious and experienced players.

We are also in need of additional pitching depth.

Oxford Wildcats White 12U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:John Feltz
248-535-9816
J.feltz09@yahoo.com
Team Info:We play in the NOBF, 16-21 games a year and 3 tournaments.

Phantoms Baseball 12U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Scott Bjerke
248-946-2358
sbjerkebaseball@yahoo.com
Team Info:Team will practice Indoors at Oakland Yard in Waterford and play in the Indoor Baseball League this Winter. Team we play in the KVBSA League in the Spring and Summer.

Team will play in (5-6) week end tournaments. Team looking to play in Cooperstown or Ripken experience next season.

Pinckney Pirates 12U

City/Area:Pinckney/Hamburg   
Contact:Todd Koone
419-340-0344
tkoone@pinckneyball.org
Team Info:The PHBSA sponsors the Pirate Travel Baseball program for kids in our community. Our task is to identify the most skilled players at their age to play against the best competition in the area.

Our goal is to develop quality players for our high school programs. Our teams compete in the KVBSA League, which is comprised of teams in or around our area.

It is unusual to travel more than an hour or overnight, although your team may choose to play in an out of town tournament – which can be a wonderful team-building experience!

Each Pirate Travel Baseball team participates in 3-5 weekend tournaments each season, 1 of which may require an overnight stay due to distance.

The 12U team participates in a week-long tournament in Cooperstown, NY Total team participation in fund-raising events is required (regardless of personal need) for the 12U team.

Precision Patriots 12U

City/Area:Canton/Westland   
Contact:Bill Flohr
248-761-9694
info@precisionbaseballone.com
Team Info:We will have two to three 12U teams ranging from community thru high end travel. Teams plan to attend Cooperstown in 2015.

Teams will play a mix of tournament and league play. Off season training will be held at Precision Baseball in Canton. Teams will practice twice per week starting in December thru March.

Prospects Baseball 12U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Brian/Guy
248-943-9306
prospects12u@hotmail.com
Team Info:We will compete in the A division of the MABF. Play 4-5 AA-AAA USSSA or equivalent. The training facility has a full infield and 7 hitting tunnels.

This year's focus will be on fundamentals. With the help of the training staff at Prospects we will receive hitting, pitching, fielding, speed and agility coaching.

Please send questions to the email provided above.

Rage 12U

City/Area:Tri-City Area   
Contact:Steve Kerby
989-598-7424
skerby@s1eonline.com
Team Info:We are a second year team located in Swan Valley. We will play five or six tournaments in May through June possibly into early July.

We do like to take July off for family summers and Little League All-Stars.

Rochester Red Wings 12U

City/Area:Rochester Hills   
Contact:Jason
248-977-9957
nobfredwings@gmail.com
Team Info:The Red Wings are a 4th year team.

We are looking for 2-3 additional committed players and families who would like to play in a competitive and fun environment while learning the fundamentals of baseball.

We will play 18-22 league games and 3-4 tournaments including Ripken or Cooperstown in 2015.

Royal Oak Nationals 12U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Matt Lovelace
248-808-8379
Matt@jlmnetworks.com
Team Info:The Nationals will play in the North Oakland Baseball Federation. The ‘NOBF’ is a very competitive league made up of teams from all over Oakland County.

We estimate that we will play ~20 league games. In addition to our league games we will play in 2-3 tournaments in the spring/summer.

Our goals are: 1. Teach the game of baseball the right way; 2. Be a positive impact on our players; 3. Improve as players and coaches each practice and game; 4. Do all of the above with class.

Shelby Chiefs 12U

City/Area:Shelby Township   
Contact:Chris
(810) 919-0244
shelbychiefs@gmail.com
Team Info:Shelby Chiefs Baseball Club is adding a new 12U team for the 2015 season. The team will train with the Utica High School varsity baseball coach during the winter months.

The team’s focus will be on fundamentals and skill development. The 2015 12U Chiefs will be competing in 20-25 MABF league games, and participating in 3 tournaments.

Cooperstown is on the agenda and is actively being pursued.

Fall/Winter training consists of hitting instruction, fundamentals training, and pitching instruction. Indoor training begins in November. Will accommodate players who play winter sports.

Looking for dedicated players who can play multiple positions. Pitching a preference.

South Farmington Blues 12U

City/Area:All Areas   
Contact:Steven Gust
248 802-9213
stevengustsfblues@gmail.com
Graham Fett
248 231 5860
grfett@aol.com
Team Info:The 12 u Blues will play in the KVBSA Open Division along with 4-6 tournaments. In addition we will be traveling to Cooperstown Dreams Park using a grandfather certificate.

Winter training begins in November that will include 1-2 indoor tournaments. We encourage our players to play multiple sports and work with our families to create a reasonable offseason schedule.

We are looking to build upon a successful 2014 season(26-8).

Our coaching staff includes a former head coach at Wayne State U. a dedicated pitching coach that is certified with the National Pitching Association.

Our goal is to improve each players ability in every aspect of the game.

South Oakland A's 12U

City/Area:Madison Heights / Detroit Metro Area   
Contact:Darren Adolfs
248 875 0974
dpmadolfs2@aol.com
Team Info:This team will participate in quality local tournament in 2015. In addition the team will participate at Cooperstown in late July.

A solid core of nine has been established and the team is looking to add two pitchers. A solid bat is always welcome at any position.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 12U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Rick Essig
southwestoaklandwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:The Southwest Oakland Warriors compete in the KVBSA (18-20 league games) and participate in 6-10 tournaments (most local).

A trip to the Cal Ripken Experience Tournament in Myrtle Beach is a possibility for our 13 U team as well as Cooperstown for our 12 U team.

Winter workout program will begin in early January and finish at the end of March (Total Sports in Wixom and High Performance in Keego Harbor).

Trainers will be utilized throughout the winter months to focus on hitting, pitching, base running, fielding and game situations. Outdoor practices will begin in late March, as weather permits.

Players must be willing to commit to a 40-55 game season. Fundraising activities for each respective team will be required to keep costs at a minimum.

Titans Baseball 12U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Todd Turner
248-701-3067
todd@t2baseball.com
Team Info:The primary objective of the Titans program is to prepare young players for the high school level and beyond.

The competition for a high school roster spot is intense and our goal is to see each player in our program in a high school uniform.

We are looking for kids that are dedicated and are willing to work hard.

The Titans teams are tournament teams. We will play tournaments throughout the year with two tournaments being out of town.

There will be indoor training and once outside, we will be practicing during the week.

Total Sports Grizzlies 12U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Larry Powers
586 489 8975
l.p_29@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Grizzlies will play in the Macomb Amateur Baseball Federation. We will also be participating in 2 to 4 local weekend tournaments.

Tri City Lightning 12U

City/Area:Fenton   
Contact:Brian Straley
(810) 691-8296
brianstraley@rocketmail.com
Team Info:We anticipate playing in 20 games and in addition playing in about 6 quality tournaments including either Cooperstown or Elizabethtown.

West Michigan Broncos 12U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:Jason Kolberg
269-208-5838
jason@besthomefinancial.com
Team Info:In 2014 we finished our season by winning the USSSA AA World Series. We play mostly within driving distance of Kalamzoo.

We do typically have a few overnight stays. We play in a double header travel league and 8-10 tournaments. We are looking to add 2 or 3 dedicated players for 2015.

West Michigan Riptide 12U

City/Area:Grand Rapids / Muskegon   
Contact:Steve Mikkelson
(616) 402-3642
mikkelson61@gmail.com
Team Info:If you are interested in this particular team after reading below, be sure to write on your registration form that you are trying out for the 12u Riptide-East team.

Riptide has multiple teams per age group, and not all have the same schedule or intensity. The coaching staff of this team will be on hand to speak directly with parents that are at tryouts.

3rd year team with 60% winning percentage. 1st year of open tryouts for this team all positions available. Attitude, effort & desire will be most critically evaluated & then the physical skills.

Highly competitive 2015 tournament schedule against the best teams in the state, mid-west and nation.

Additional to typical baseball drills, our coaches spend a significant amount of practice time training the mental side of the game & year round speed / strength / agility.

6 coaches aged 25- 45 years old with success coaching at Jr College, High School, travel levels. 2 of the coaches have teaching degrees and all are former college players.

Use voice over video analysis that is emailed to both parents & player to create at common understanding and language of mechanical development expectations.

Encourage additional outside one-on-one training. We believe players with the right attitude & moderate physical ability, can develop into great ball players.
Coaching Staff:We will play 45+ games this season. 8 - 10 weekday doubleheaders in the Spring. 25+ tournament games / 7 tournaments.
BPA open, State & National tournaments. Cooperstown NY Dreams Park. 6 of 7 tournaments will at locations west of Lansing except Cooperstown Dreams Park.

Western Wayne Crush 12U

City/Area:Wayne County, Oakland County   
Contact:Angelo DiMichele
734-658-7482
angelodimichelle@yahoo.com
Team Info:Playing is the kvbsa Playing in 5-7 local tournaments. Indoor training during the winter.

Looking to field a competitive team to compete in competitive league play and tournaments, while learning the game and getting better everyday.

Ypsilanti Elite 12U

City/Area:Wayne/Washtenaw Counties   
Contact:Amby Wilbanks
734-395-5384
awilbanksjr@comcast.net
Team Info:We are a brand new team looking to fill out our roster with a few more players who are excited about baseball.

We offer experienced, successful coaches, flexible payment plans and the best prices in the league.

Zappen Tigers 12U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Steve Lepkowski
248-804-9428
coachlep.zappensports@gmail.com
Team Info:This team will be a highly competitive USSSA team. We are a development based baseball club that has a core belief in practicing throughout the season.

Players will be trained to play multiple positions along with given the opportunity to play those positions in games.

We do not believe a player should specialize in in one or two positions at this age level.

Players will be selected based on playing ability but more importantly our emphasis will be selecting players we feel will be highly coachable learners.

This experience will not only will develop players fundamentally but will provide them an opportunity to grow in a character based environment.

The goal of this team is to properly prepare our players to compete at the highest level of baseball at this age level and beyond.

Schedule: 7 – 8 Tournaments with one being an overnight trip. Supplemental games will be added to complete schedule.

Practice: Indoor training starts in January at the Detroit Country Day Fieldhouse, which is an 80,000 square foot facility with access to 3 indoor batting cages.
Coaching Staff:January – Mid March: 1 practice per week . Starting in Mid – March: 2 practices per week.
Cost: $750
Follow us on Twitter: @ZappenTigers

13U

Ann Arbor A's 13U

City/Area:SE Michigan   
Contact:James Finn
734-429-4857
jamesd@finnsins.com
Team Info:We plan in the open division in KVBSA we plan on playing in 3 to 5 tournaments. Practice starts first week of January.

Backyard Dreams 13U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-307-0026
Team Info:Tryouts are required for potential new BYD student athletes to be considered for our 2015 teams.

Simply show up on the date/s listed, register and have a fun workout as our coaches analyze your skills!

Visit our website for more details.

Bloomfield Sting 13U

City/Area:Bloomfield   
Contact:David Przygoda
dave@dscontractors.com
Team Info:The Bloomfield Sting will be playing in the AAA division of the NOBF and will be playing in 4-5 tournaments.

The Sting has a dedicated outdoor field and indoor dome use 2 hours per week in the winter.

Also conduct team instructional training 1-2 hours per week in the off season in an effort to maximize results on the field.

The Sting has a dedicated and organized volunteer coaching staff.

The staff is committed to teaching baseball fundamentals while displaying a positive attitude and provide a rewarding and memorable experience for all players and parents.

Bluewater Blue Jays 13U

City/Area:Michigan Thumb and Macomb County Area   
Contact:Nathan Bindschatel
810-358-8334
nathan.bindschatel@gmail.com
Team Info:We're looking to build a competitive yet fun 13U team that will compete in the Macomb League (MABF) and also compete in 4-5 local tournaments.

We will play approximately 45 games this season between April and July with indoor practices beginning in January. Our season will be completed in Mid-July 2015

Bluewater Whitecaps 13U

City/Area:Macomb / St. Clair County   
Contact:Jeff May
810 335 3189
jazanmay@comcast.net
Team Info:We are a highly competitive team that plays our regular season in the A division of the MABF. We will play in 3 or 4 local tournaments (none over night) with possible one over night with in state.

We are set to play in Elizabethtown KY in July of 2015, with plans of Ripken in 2016.

We have winter practices at Hitz training facility in Chesterfield, Macomb County.

Brighton Blaze 13U

City/Area:Livingston County and surrounding areas.   
Contact:Todd Richards
517-404-3599
todd@sdghomes.com
Team Info:The Brighton Blaze Baseball Team was created two years ago to provide another avenue for participation in Travel Baseball.

The overwhelming determination, excitement, and dedication our young athletes showed to become Baseball Players encouraged us to offer them this opportunity to further develop their Baseball Skills.

We are very excited about this upcoming year and are gearing up for a great season.

We hope that your son will try out for the Brighton Blaze and we will be able to help in your son’s development as a baseball player.

The Brighton Blaze are looking for kids with great attitudes that love baseball and are excited about practice and working hard.

We will play roughly 20-25 games plus at least 2 tournaments. We will play in the KVBSA 13u League. We will have a great offseason program that will start in January at an indoor facility.

Brighton Bulldogs 13U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info: A coach will contact players whether they are chosen or not within one week after the last day of tryouts.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball and $450 for softball.

Fee covers the cost of uniforms, field maintenance and preparation, insurance, gym fees for off season training, fundraising, league fees and umpire fees.

Players may also be asked to take part in additional fundraising activities.

We participate in KVBSA and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 40 game schedule (including tournaments) starting in early April and playing into July.

If you are interested in coaching or know someone who is interested, contact Mike Baitinger

Canton Cardinals 13U

City/Area:Canton/Plymouth   
Contact:Paul Cassatta, Canton Cardinals Travel Baseball Commissioner
paulc826@gmail.com
Team Info:Canton Cardinals Travel Baseball is designed to attract the player who seeks a more competitive and serious baseball experience.

13U players must be willing to commit to 3-7 weekend tournaments (some may be out of state or include a week long tournament).

Also commit to league play outside the community and play a maximum of 50 games per season (April through July).

The Canton Cardinals are also committed to preserving high level competition in the travel baseball community. Teams will be comprised of qualified players selected by tryout.

Teams and coaches are evaluated yearly.

Under certain circumstances, a maximum of 2 non-resident players will be allowed on the 13U Team.

Canton Cobras 13U

City/Area:Canton and surrounding area   
Contact:Scott Petersen
734-776-8355
cantoncobras12u@gmail.com
Team Info:The Canton Cobras will play in KVBSA and 5-6 tournaments with one being possibly outstate (Ripken or Kentucky).

Team will play fall scrimmages, one fall tournament and practices, and indoor practices starting in January with outside pitching and hitting instructors.

CFL USA 13U

City/Area:Central Florida   
Contact:Coach Boyer
407-319-7601
osceolayouthbaseball@yahoo.com
Team Info:CFL USA 13u & 14u showcase teams will play in USSSA, Triple Crown, and Perfect Game high profile national tournaments.

We bring in players from all states and provide national exposure. If you are interested in this opportunity for your son please visit our website.

Clarkston Riverdawgs 13U

City/Area:Oakland and Macomb County   
Contact:Brad Bur
248-343-7820
BBUR@comcast.net
Team Info:The Riverdawg organization will provide professional experienced coaching to prepare athletes for the next level of competition.

We strive to create a positive learning environment and focus on team, character, integrity and discipline. We will play ~20 games in the NOBF and 4 tournaments.

Coldwater Reds 13U

City/Area:Branch County   
Contact:Matt Snyder
msnydcoldwaterreds@gmail.com
Team Info:Tournaments will be Battle Creek, Kalamazoo area and possibly Fort Wayne area. Battle Creek league will be the preferred League Play location.

Complete Baseball 13U

City/Area:Kalamazoo/Portage   
Contact:Derrick Ryan
269-290-6782
coachbaker5@gmail.com
Team Info:College level instruction

Dearborn Heights Diamondbacks 13U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:Coach Rob
734-444-4337
d.h.diamondbacks@gmail.com
Team Info:Looking to do 10 tournaments.

Downriver Raiders 13U

City/Area:Wayne County   
Contact:Dan Rice
734-548-3643
danrice1973@yahoo.com
Team Info:Looking to be very competitive play in league play as well as up to 8 tournaments including youth nationals myrtle beach.

EBC Aces 13U

City/Area:South Lyon   
Contact:Rocky Stephenson
248-760-6468
pcm237@sunbeltrentals.com
Team Info:This is an open team as part of the Elite Baseball Club. This team is for players that wish to play high school baseball and be a part of college showcase teams once they are in high school.

We will play in the Open Division of the KVBSA as well as 5-6 USSSA Tournaments.

EDGE/TCL 13U

City/Area:Fenton, Grand Blanc   
Contact:Cam TerBurgh
810-743-8990
info@edgetrainingfacility.com
Team Info:Our players will receive a membership to the Edge Training Facility along with a discount on individual lessons.

We will play league play along with 5-6 tournaments with a trip to either Ripken or the Youth Nationals.

Farmington Hills Mud Hens 13U

City/Area:Farmington Hills   
Contact:Sam Namy
248-219-0313
snamy@clearrate.com
Team Info:The Farmington Hills Mud Hens are an established 4th year Travel Baseball Team with an emphasis on player development and team oriented baseball.

We will play in 18 -20 games in the Advanced Division of the KVBSA and 4 tournaments including a trip to the Ripken Baseball Experience in Myrtle Beach.

We have an experienced coaching staff that has played baseball at the collegiate level and utilize those experiences to develop our players.

We expect our players to play the game the right way, give strong effort, have respect for the game and put the team first.

Our goal is to give all of our players the opportunity to play at the next level.

Indoor training will begin in January 3rd and run through March 28th.

Our outdoor practices run from April 1st through the middle of July at our home field, Henway Park, located at 21900 Middlebelt Road.

Fenton Tigers 13U

City/Area:Genesee, Oakland, Livingston County   
Contact:Mike Miller
mike.miller@fttbaseball.com
Team Info:Sportsmanship Teamwork Strength Character Dedication. We are Fenton Tigers Travel Baseball…F.T.T.B.

Those are the bedrock principles we've built this organization on. We are a 100% volunteer organization seeking to promote an escalating level of highly competitive travel baseball.

Our organization is proud of our young men who have accomplished so much.

As an organization, we are proud to claim 10+ league titles, 50+ tournament championships, several USSSA AA top 15 rankings, and most importantly...a 99% placement rate on High school teams.

We are also proud to say that our 12u team is an annual participant at Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York. Our 13u team expects to play league ball and 6-10 tournaments.

We work out in a heated 30,000 square foot all field turf facility in the winter along with weekly tunnel time with a professional hitting coach.

FJBA Travel Baseball 13U

City/Area:Fowlerville   
Contact:Mike Leonard
m_leonard21@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Fowlerville Junior Baseball Association (FJBA) is a non-profit, volunteer organization that strives to teach kids the proper baseball fundamentals in a competitive baseball environment.

FJBA teams compete in the Kensington Valley Baseball Association (KVBSA), and each team plays approximately 20 league games.

Every team also competes in at least three tournaments each season.

Great Lakes Wave 13U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Nicolas Medel
734-516-6976
nmedel76@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a second year travel team and will honor all Middle School Baseball. We will do 4-5 tournaments and play in The Downriver Travel baseball League.

Also winter indoor training at The Downriver Baseball Center.

Greyhound Baseball Club 13U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Alan Jacob
586-913-1455
alan@greyhoundbaseballclub.com
Team Info:Greyhound Baseball Club is a 501(c)3 youth travel baseball organization based out of Macomb Township, MI.

The organization was formed to develop a baseball program designed for young athletes who are serious about baseball, and look to complete at a local, regional and national level.

The Greyhounds will be a 13u AAA/Major team in 2015 and will be a tournament focused team.

The team will also play in the MABF 13u division, and we have requested a spot in the new ""Upper A Division"" to give our players game time between tournaments.

If you would like more information on our team or organization, please visit our website at www.greyhoundbaseballclub.com.

Grossi Baseball 13U

City/Area:Genesee County   
Contact:Matthew Welch
586-980-0049
welchmatthew4@gmail.com
Team Info:Grossi Baseball is one of Michigans oldest and most successful travel baseball programs. We are looking for dedicated and hard working players to continue our tradition of excellence.

Indoor training runs from Nov.1-March 31 and our outdoor season runs from April 1 - Mid July.

2015 will feature Grossi teams traveling to Cooperstown Dreams Park, The Ripken Experience, and Baseball Nationals just to name a few.

Most tournaments will be USSSA with a few AABC.

Hartland Eagles 13U

City/Area:Livingston County   
Contact:Brad Brief
(810) 599-8460
bradbrief@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:Looking to add to a solid core nucleus of returning players from Open Division team. We plan to play Open again as well 6-7 tournaments.

Hartland Thunder 13U

City/Area:Genesee, Livingston, and Oakland counties   
Contact:Robert Fritch
517-304-1960
hartlandthunderbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:The team focus is to emphasize baseball fundamentals, skill development, and teamwork while developing strong character including respect for the game, competitors, parents, and coaches.

We are looking for dedicated players that love the game.

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league, and participate in 4-5 tournaments with one of them being out of town possibly out of state.

HBF Maroons 13U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:info@hbfmaroons.com
Team Info:The HBF Maroons are entering their third year in travel baseball and have enjoyed much success at both the major level as well as the AA level.

Howell Bandits 13U

City/Area:Howell   
Contact:Dennis Chapman
810-923-4918
howellbandits@gmail.com
Team Info:The Howell Bandits are a second year travel team formed by families of former house players looking to play more baseball and improve on existing skills.

Howell Bandits expect to be competitive at the community level. 18-20 league games and at least 2 tournaments.

Howell Hawks 13U

City/Area:Livingston County   
Contact:John Luomala
810/599-3775
johnl@accordcarton.com
Team Info:Our goal is to build fundamental skills, emphasize teamwork, and develop strong character allowing young players to grow in a competitive baseball environment.

Our focus will be to prepare players to play at the High School level. The Howell Hawks will be playing in the KVBSA league, as well as participating in 5-6 tournaments in 2015.

Winter training will start in January. Home field will be located at Parker Middle School. We want players who will give 100% effort and work hard to improve.

Howell Warriors 13U

City/Area:Howell Area   
Contact:Jeffery Falzone
810-923-8560
muttandjeff@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:The Howell Warriors will be playing 4 to 6 tournaments. We are looking for a few players to help us strengthen our roster.

Huron Valley Rebels 13U

City/Area:Milford/Highland/White Lake/Commerce   
Contact:Troy Hewitt
248-961-3791
thewitt2005@comcast.net
Team Info:The 2015 13U HV Rebels will be playing the KVBSA and participating in 5 Tournaments.

The HV Rebels will be returning a great group of kids for the 2015 Season and look to continue to build the necessary baseball skills to compete today and in the future.

Jet Box - Merrifield 13U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Mike Merrifield
586.709.1185
merrifield12@comcast.net
Team Info:Will play MABF A division 4-5 tournaments (2 out of town).

JTB Tigers 13U

City/Area:Auburn Hills   
Contact:Mike Pardi
734-262-4988
pardi@wowway.com
Team Info:This will be a very competitive team bringing back a core of players from the 2014 team.

It will feature paid professional head coaching, intensive indoor training and conditioning, and winter indoor baseball.

Lakeshore Warriors 13U

City/Area:West Michigan   
Contact:Victor Vigil
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a Christ Centered Baseball Organization. The 2015 13u team will participate in 30 to 40 games in the West Michigan Area.

LCB Legends 13U

City/Area:Commerce/Walled Lake   
Contact:Duane or Dan
lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends Organization is one of the largest Organization in Oakland County with 12 teams ranging from 8U-17U.

LCB strives towards teaching good sportsmanship and preparing the players towards their next level of advancement.

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league and participate in 4-6 tournaments with one of them being out of town.

Line Drive Baseball 13U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:Craig West
586-215-4983
catcrawest@gmail.com
Team Info:Line Drive is looking for players that are willing to work hard on and off the field. Must be willing to commit to 7-9 tournaments including two travel.

We are a AAA team. We won our MABF division (19-1 with two games left). Our home games are played on one of the best fields in Macomb County located in Eastpointe. We practice year round.

John Dombrowski is our volunteer head coach. He is also an assistant coach at Wayne State University, with over 20 years coaching experience.

Livonia Lakers 13U

City/Area:Livonia and surrounding areas   
Contact:Aaron Rumberger
734-740-2473
ccrumberger@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Livonia Lakers were established in 2010. We play approximately 20 games in the Advanced division of the KVBSA. We will also play in 4-6 tournaments, some out of state.

We start winter workouts in January and get outside as soon as the weather allows.

The head coach is a former high school varsity baseball coach and we strive to prepare our players to make the high school baseball team wherever that may be.

Michigan Ambush 13U

City/Area:West Bloomfield / Farmington   
Contact:Chris Allison
248-760-5685
chris.allison@magna.com
Chris Allison
chris.allison@magna.com
Team Info:We will start indoor work with professional trainers in January - March then move outdoors.

Our plan is for 20 games in the KVBSA league, 4 local tournaments and one travel tournament.

We have very strong sponsorship and a great group of supporters for the Ambush!

Michigan Blue Jays 13U

City/Area:All Areas   
Contact:Tom Dishman
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:We are Michigan’s largest travel baseball program with teams for all levels of play (Community, Advanced (AA), and Open (Major)) to allow your player room to grow within the organization.

We offer a large indoor facility and professional instruction.

Michigan Brewers 13U

City/Area:Multiple Areas   
Contact:Kyle Kilpatrick
complete_athletics@comcast.net
Team Info:Coach is a non parent coach with college playing experience and high school coaching experience.

Looking to build good mechanics and habits and increase baseball IQ's to continue to get them ready for high school baseball.

Michigan Bulldogs of Livonia 13U

City/Area:Livonia   
Contact:Ed Kandah
313-492-0476
edkandah48@gmail.com
Team Info:20-22 league games. 3-tournaments 1-out of town tentatively. Looking for good kids and families to continue to build our program

Michigan Lazers 13U

City/Area:Livingston County   
Contact:Doug Quick
248-343-9433
dquick@rockelectrical.com
Team Info:Players will work with professional SWAT hitting instructors including hitting instructor Jason Ladd all winter long.

Michigan Lazers will work with some of the best SWAT pitching instructors including Rob Morris and also plan to bring instructors in like Travis Wade who played professional ball.

The Michigan Lazers goal is to prepare youth ball players for the next level and to be competitive in local, USSSA, CABA, Cooperstown, Wolves, and other nationally recognized tournaments.

Tournament Team.

Michigan Mustangs 13U

City/Area:Utica/Macomb County   
Contact:Dan Freeman
586-255-7574
footballgeek20@aol.com
Team Info:Looking for experienced, serious ball players who want to take it to the next level. We will play 20-24 league games,5-6 local tournaments and 2 travel tournaments.

Head coach has 15+ years coaching experience and no kids on team.

Michigan Nationals 13U

City/Area:Belleville, Canton, Plymouth, Ann Arbor   
Contact:Ryan Taylor
michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:We will participate in the KVBSA Advanced Division and will play in 4-6 tournaments. Two tournaments will be out-of-state, including the Cal Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach.

Michigan Nationals Blue 13U

City/Area:Canton/Belleville/AnnArbor   
Contact:Coach Petersen
coachmpand3@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a tournament-only team that will play at the Open level mixing in both Major and AA tournaments (likely 9-11 tournaments including one national tournament).

Must be a team player with a passion for baseball and competition. Players from all communities are welcome.

Michigan Nationals White 13U

City/Area:Wayne/Wastenaw Counties   
Contact:Coach Steve
michigannationals13uwhite@gmail.com
Team Info:The Michigan Nationals Travel Baseball Team has an experienced coaching staff and places an emphasis on developing players and preparing them to play high school baseball.

We will play 18-20 games in the KVBSA and 4-6 tournaments, including a trip to the 2015 Youth Nationals.

Michigan Renegades 13U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
734-578-6770
MichiganRenegades@aol.com
Team Info:The Michigan Renegades tournament-only teams are designed to let kids play more baseball!

If interested, please contact Coach Dale.

Michigan Stealth 13U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Ed Skrzynski
734-624-7891
edwardj72@ymail.com
Team Info:We are looking for dedicated players to be part of competitive AA baseball team and organization.

Team will have indoor practice/training during the off season and play in a league with 4-6 tournaments in the 2015 season.

If participation and interest team will play in 1-2 fall tournaments.

Michigan Strategy 13U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Craig Cotter
313-995-8452
craigcotter@michiganstrategy.com
Team Info:Michigan Strategy will be entering its 3rd year as an organization. We feature NON-PARENT Coaching by some of the best High School coaches as well as Highly Decorated former College players.

We have our own facility, Skillbuilder Batters Box, www.skillbuildertraining.com. You have access to that facility if you make the team in addition to your team practices

Michigan Wildcats 13U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:2015.13u.wildcats@gmail.com
Team Info:The 2015 13U Head Coach is Mike Magier. Coach Magier played college baseball and is currently a head Varsity Baseball Coach at the High School level.

The assistant coaches have extensive experience developing players and over 20 years experience of coaching teams at all levels.

The combination of our baseball knowledge along without networking capability into the high school and college ranks, sets us apart from the rest.

We have the passion, experience, and resources to advance each players' abilities. The focus for this team will be on significantly improving each players skill level.

There will be instruction from coaches with collegiate pitching, catching, fielding and hitting experience (some on staff and some paid position coaches are used) at our private indoor facility.

Strength and agility training begins in November at the Wildcat Den.

The Wildcats organization will stress the importance of mastering baseball fundamentals and focus on enhancing each players mental approach to the game.

We provide a healthy environment for our boys to learn and play the game of baseball.
Coaching Staff:While seeking a high level of competition, we promote sportsmanship, knowledge of the game, character, commitment, integrity and good friendships.
We emphasize the importance of teamwork and effort on the field, at home, and in school, with the utmost emphasis on academic success.
We will encourage early planning for continued education and athletic careers.

Midland Xplosion 13U

City/Area:Michigan   
Contact:Rob Johnstone
989-859-4061
rsjohnstone@charter.net
Team Info:We are a "AAA" USSA team that has been very competitive for the last 3 seasons. We won 3 of 6 tournaments last year and finished the year 20-3.

We hold indoor practices Jan - Apr and play May - July or early August. We plan to play 6-8 competitive tournaments and maybe 1 out of state.

Motor City Bulldogs 13U

City/Area:Westland   
Contact:Mike Twigg
734-716-0983
mtwigg14@gmail.com
Team Info:We will participate in the KVBSA baseball league and do approximately 6-8 tournaments.

Head coach is a non-parent/non-paid coach with 10+ years of travel with about 20 years overall of coaching experience.

Motor City Chiefs 13U

City/Area:Plymouth, Canton, Livonia, Northville, Farmington, Novi, Westland, Wayne   
Contact:Ken Gaffney
734.395.4058
motorcitybaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:The Motor City Chiefs Baseball Club will be entering its 13th season in 2015. Our resources allow us the flexibility and freedom to create a great baseball environment:

- A competitive baseball environment with a focus on individual skill development.

- The coaching staff is experienced, organized and efficient, having the ability to teach kids the game of baseball while making it fun.

- The coaching staff's experience crosses over many age classifications with a track record of developing player skills and advancing players to the next level.

- Very Strong practice to game ratio. We do not chase games at the expense of player development.
- Don Massey Field (Plymouth) for home games. One of the best fields in the area.

- Our own indoor training warehouse provides unlimited access while saving hundreds of dollars per family.
- No residency requirements, players from all communities are welcome.

2014 Season Highlights: Champions – Crusader Invitational at Madonna University ; Runner-Up – FAAST End of June Bash ; KVBSA Open Division

2015 Team Plan; KVBSA Open Division (14 – 20 games); 5 – 6 Tournaments
Coaching Staff:Our formula for success: experienced coaching, below average cost, independent organization, free indoor warehouse, ability to develop players, competitive spirit, fun atmosphere and much more.
If you want this experience for your child, please contact us at motorcitybaseball@gmail.com.

Motor City Extreme 13U

City/Area:Fraser   
Contact:Joe
(586)596-3807
jmielke@dlxtech.com
Team Info:We will compete in the Macomb Area League (MABF) and will play in 4-5 tournaments, and have indoor practice starting in January at Elite Sports Arena.

Looking for experienced ball players who are ready to take it to the next level, all positions needed especially catchers.

Motor City Flyers 13U

City/Area:Warren   
Contact:Don Cloven
586- 722-4510
dcloven@wowway.com

Motor City Hit Dogs 13U

City/Area:Rochester Hills   
Contact:Rick Goff
ryansville34@aol.com
Team Info:This is a tourney only team, that plays approx. 12 tourneys, with 4-5 out of state. This will include the Travel Ball Select National Championships at the East Cobb Complex in Atlanta Ga.

We have our own exclusive indoor practice facility in Rochester Hills.

Motor City Hitmen 13U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Justin LaForest
motorcityhitmen13u@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 2015 13U Motor City Hitmen are looking for 6 talented players to join 5 players that have already committed to the Hitmen.

These 5 player come from some of the top travel teams in Macomb county. We are looking for this team to be very competitive from the start.

This team will be built by positions for max playing time. We want 11 kids who think baseball first.

The coaching staff consist of 4 coaches, 2 that just finished playing college baseball and 2 with 12 plus years of baseball coaching experience.

Team will play in MABF (20-24 games) and 6-8 tournaments with 2 being out of state.

MSA-Livingston 13U

City/Area:Livingston County   
Contact:Jim Paja
(517) 294-0426
jpaja@afwood.com
Team Info:We are looking to build on a very successful first season as a team. The ability to pitch will be strongly considered, as well the skill level to play multiple positions.

We will be playing in the KVBSA as well as up to six tournaments. Most tournaments are within driving distance of Livingston County (up to an hour) with the exception of one overnight trip possible.

NFWB Cobras 13U

City/Area:Farmington Hills/West Bloomfield   
Contact:Mike Williams
248-321-3420
mwilliamsperfectfloors@yahoo.com

Novi Heat 13U

City/Area:Novi (and surrounding area)   
Contact:Joe Dulzo
joe.dulzo@noviheat.com
Team Info:The Novi Heat's mission is to build fundamental skills, emphasize teamwork, and develop strong character allowing young players to grow as players and men in a competitive baseball environment.

Over the last 20 years, Novi Heat baseball has significantly contributed to the development and success of several hundred baseball players up to the high school varsity and college levels.

Some former Heat players have reached the professional level in Major League Baseball.

The Heat participate in the Kensington Valley Baseball & Softball Association (KVBSA) league from mid-April until mid-July.

The Heat are committed to play in 4-6 local and regional baseball tournaments each year in addition to playing between 16-20 league games in the KVBSA.

Home fields will be located at ITC Park in Novi, while away games are typically within a half hour drive.

Training will be conducted with a combination of on-field fall and spring practices, indoor winter practices, and in-season practices.

We want players who will give 100% effort and work hard to improve. Teams will be composed of the best youth baseball players in and around the Novi area.
Coaching Staff:The coaching staff will be qualified, and comprised of experienced coaches or former players at the professional, college, high school, or travel level with several years of experience.

Oakland Diamondbacks 13U

City/Area:Oakland CountyOakland County   
Contact:Lou Aguilar
248-390-4331
Lou845@comcast.net
Team Info:This team plays allot of baseball, close to 100 games this past year with Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer baseball.

Winter workouts start in November and end in March. Optional Individual workouts start September - Nov to prepare for the winter workouts.

Oakland Grizzlies 13U

City/Area:Rochester Hills   
Contact:Eric Ramaekers
OakGrizz@gmail.com
Team Info:We are an established team based out of Rochester, Lake Orion, and surrounding communities.

The returning players have been playing USSSA tournaments and federation (NOBF) baseball together for the past four years.

We are looking to add good players/families that share balanced values regarding youth travel baseball. This year the team will be tournament only, playing in 8-10 tournaments.

Two or three will be out-of-town, one of which will be a destination tournament/family vacation. During the season we will scrimmage with other teams to compliment practices.

Also, we expect to play two one-day "warm-up" tournaments in dome ball this winter.

Off-season training will be conducted by the professionals at the Varsity Shop and High Performance Baseball (Dec- Mar).

The returning head coach is a former Wayne State University player paid by the team (not affiliated with either training facility).

Oakland Indians 13U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Bingo Lizotte
248-895-3338
oaklandindians@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Oakland Indians will be playing 18-20 league games as well as participating in 5-7 tournaments in 2015. Winter training will start in January and go until April.

Our focus will be to prepare players to play at a higher level of play.

Oakland IronPigs 13U

City/Area:Oakland/Macomb   
Contact:Coach Keaser
248-652-6933
OaklandIronPigs@gmail.com
Team Info:Highly competitive travel team. Most players are from Oakland & Macomb counties. Over 30 wins in the 2014 season.

Currently we play in the NOBF AAA division and higher level USSSA tournaments.

Oxford Storm 13U

City/Area:North Oakland County   
Contact:Shawn Anolick
oxfordstorm13u@hotmail.com
Team Info:We are looking for a few players who love the game and are willing to play fall ball weekends in September.

Also, we will have indoor professional pitching and hitting training in November and December, and indoor practice in Jan, Feb, March. This will help prepare us for the 2015 Season.

Pinckney Pirates 13U

City/Area:Pinckney/Hamburg   
Contact:Todd Koone
419-340-0344
tkoone@pinckneyball.org
Team Info:The PHBSA sponsors the Pirate Travel Baseball program for kids in our community. Our task is to identify the most skilled players at their age to play against the best competition in the area.

Our goal is to develop quality players for our high school programs. Our teams compete in the KVBSA League, which is comprised of teams in or around our area.

It is unusual to travel more than an hour or overnight, although your team may choose to play in an out of town tournament – which can be a wonderful team-building experience!

Each Pirate Travel Baseball team participates in 3-5 weekend tournaments each season, 1 of which may require an overnight stay due to distance.

The 12U team participates in a week-long tournament in Cooperstown, NY Total team participation in fund-raising events is required (regardless of personal need) for the 12U team.

Plymouth Panthers 13U

City/Area:Plymouth/Canton   
Contact:Chris
plymouth.panthers@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Plymouth Panthers Travel Baseball team is an established 3rd year team with experienced coaching and a strong emphasis on developing each and every player on the team.

The organization provides one-on-one batting lessons from a professional hitting instructor which is included in the player fees.

We are looking for dedicated players to be part of a competitive 13U AA travel baseball team/organization.

Team will participate in an optional fall league, 1 or 2 fall/winter tournaments, and winter indoor practice at a high school gym.

Team will play in around 20 league games during Spring 2015 with additional 4-6 tournaments.

Precision Patriots 13U

City/Area:Canton/Western Wayne County   
Contact:Jason McDonald
734-260-0765
macja1618@comcast.net
Bill Flohr
248-761-9694
info@precisiobaseballone.com
Team Info:We will be playing in the KVBSA league as well as 4-6 tournaments throughout next summer.

Coach McDonald is a former EMU player as well as a current high school assistant varsity coach.

He values strong baseball fundamentals and will work with each player to help them grow as ball players.

Prospects Baseball 13U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Mike Kruse
kruse0214@yahoo.com
Team Info:Prospects 13u team will be a tournament only travel team participating in 7-9 tournaments.

Players will train 2-3 times a week and also have to opportunity to get additional training in our 40,000 square foot training facility

Rage 13U

City/Area:Tri-City Area   
Contact:Steve Kerby
989-598-7424
skerby@s1eonline.com
Team Info:We are a second year team located in Swan Valley. We will play five or six tournaments in May through June possibly into early July.

We do like to take July off for family summers and Little League All-Stars.

Rochester Stingrays 13U

City/Area:Rochester   
Contact:Jay Gamble
248-882-4337
Gambs23@aol.com
Team Info:The Stingrays will play in the NOBF as well as 3-4 tournaments, possibly including the Youth Baseball Nationals in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

We will have professional indoor training which will start in January.

Royal Oak Nationals 13U

City/Area:Southern Oakland County   
Contact:Shawn Coplen
248-990-8824
coplen112003@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will play in NOBF and also compete in 3-4 tournaments. The winter will consist of 1-2 days of indoor training per week starting in Late November thru March.

S. Oakland Orioles 13U

City/Area:Berkley/Royal Oak   
Contact:Steve Weiss
810-602-5484
sweiss@contractorspipeandsupply.com
Team Info:Full-time tournament team. We will be playing in nine tournaments during the 2015 season.

Saline Hornets 13U

City/Area:Saline / Ann Arbor   
Contact:Russ Miller
SalineHornet@comcast.net
Team Info:The 13U Saline Hornets are a USSSA AAA level team playing in the KVBSA league's Open division. We participate in approximately 7 tournaments - 1 or 2 may be out if state.

The season runs April through July. The team has offseason practices beginning in January usually 2x per week.

The team will focus on preparing the boys to play HS baseball in a fun and challenging environment.

Saline Hornets Blue 13U

City/Area:Saline   
Contact:Dave Hesse
734-649-6614
Davehesse19@gmail.com
Team Info:The 13U Saline Hornets Blue is a community level team playing in the KVBSA league's Advanced division. We participate in approximately 20 league games and 4-5 tournaments.

Indoor Practice begins in January.

Shelby Legends 13U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Sal Cucchiara
586-838-8313
ajnms04@yahoo.com

South Farmington Blues 13U

City/Area:Farmington/ Farmington Hills and surround communites   
Contact:Chris Kelbert
248-207-8139
ckelbert9@gmail.com
Team Info:The South Farmington Blues will play in the KVBSA along with 4-5 tournaments during the spring season.

We are looking to add players to a strong core of players and be competitive at every level.

We promote a family atmosphere and look to increase the player’s ability, sportsmanship, and love of baseball throughout the season.

South Lyon Lightning 13U

City/Area:South Lyon   
Contact:Matt Shaeffer
248-770-5124
matthewandbeth@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:The South Lyon Lightning is proud to offer open tryouts for their 13U team.

The Lightning will be offering an encouraging and positive environment with the goal of building a deep love and desire for the game of baseball.

Along with an emphasis on learning sound fundamental baseball instruction will also include teamwork, healthy competitiveness, dedication, and sportsmanship.

The South Lyon Lightning will be competing in the KVBSA with approximately 20 league games and 4-5 tournaments. Fees will be $695 with some fundraising.

The off season will consist of strength and conditioning training along with individualized instruction in areas of pitching and hitting.

The playing season will begin in late March - early April and run through late July.

Please email Matt Shaeffer with any questions.

South Lyon Thunder 13U

City/Area:Surrounding Areas   
Contact:Mark Cassel
248-867-9996
ntpd75@yahoo.com
Team Info:The South Lyon Thunder is an established, competitive team.

We will play in the KVBSA Open division as well as 6 to 8 tournaments. With one being at Elizabethtown Kentucky.

South Oakland Pirates Baseball Club 13U

City/Area:Southfield, Oak Park and Detroit   
Contact:Brian Caldwell Sr.
313.445.1879
brianc@cgmich.com
Team Info:The South Oakland Pirates Baseball team is entering its second year of existence. The Pirates participated in the NOBF 13u Single A division as a mostly 12u team.

We are looking forward to returning 9 players from our roster of 13 to compete in the NOBF as well as 3-4 local tournaments and 1 out of town tournament.

Fall/Winter training consists of clinics, pitcher and catcher focus days, and hitting instruction - indoor training begins in November.

Player fees will cover uniforms, player equipment, league and umpire fees, team insurance, tournaments etc.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 13U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Jim Megyesi
southwestoaklandwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:The Southwest Oakland Warriors compete in the KVBSA (18-20 league games) and participate in 6-10 tournaments (most local).

A trip to the Cal Ripken Experience Tournament in Myrtle Beach is a possibility for our 13 U team as well as Cooperstown for our 12 U team.

Winter workout program will begin in early January and finish at the end of March (Total Sports in Wixom and High Performance in Keego Harbor).

Trainers will be utilized throughout the winter months to focus on hitting, pitching, base running, fielding and game situations. Outdoor practices will begin in late March, as weather permits.

Players must be willing to commit to a 40-55 game season. Fundraising activities for each respective team will be required to keep costs at a minimum.

Titans Baseball 13U

City/Area:Oakland Coutny   
Contact:John Clark
248-310-1968
jclark@gmhlaw.com
Team Info:We will play in NOBF and play in 3-4 tournaments.

Troy Bulldogs 13U

City/Area:Oakland/Macomb Counties   
Contact:Dennis Sacco
248-467-4167
dsacco88@gmail.com
Team Info:The Troy Bulldogs are a very competitive team that play 20 games per season in the NOBF AAA division. The Bulldogs also play as a AAA team in USSSA tournaments.

The team goal for the Bulldogs is to develop players and play the game of baseball the right way.

We want all our players future to be playing high school baseball and to be not just great players, but great young men.

West Michigan Black Sox 13U

City/Area:West Michigan   
Contact:Bill Hanna
269.823.8081
WestMiBlackSox@Gmail.com
Team Info:The West Michigan Black Sox is a travel baseball club located in Kalamazoo. Black Sox nation continues to grow since it's inception in 2011.

The league was founded by Bill Hanna, an area baseball coach, who realized the need for higher competitive baseball in the region.

Our philosophy is centered around teaching players the benefits of team play, hard work, setting goals while developing themselves to compete in high school, college or beyond.

West Michigan Broncos Travel Baseball Club 13U

City/Area:Paw Paw and Surrounding Area   
Contact:Mike Hiestand
269-217-4821
mhiestand5@me.com
Team Info:The West Michigan Broncos will have a 13u team for the 2015 season.

We will be playing baseball at a high level while building a culture centered around developing young men and strengthening family values to become a team.

West Oakland Wings 13U

City/Area:White Lake/Milford   
Contact:Jeremy Krol
248.830.2307 (Cell)
jkrol@jktwings.com
Team Info:The 13U 2015 team will be playing at the Major/Open level for tournaments and participating in the KVBSA 13U Open Division.

Indoor workouts, practices and home games will be held at Total Sports in Wixom. Anticipated schedule includes 3-4 out of state tournaments, 6-8 Michigan tournaments and 18-20 league games.

Western Wayne Crush 13U

City/Area:Westland/Garden City/Canton   
Contact:Brad Fuchs
734-748-3358
bradf300@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will be playing in the 13u Advanced division of KVBSA for 2015.

Participating in fundraisers is mandatory as our team operates mostly on raised funds instead of charging families a fee.

We practice at 1-2 days a week at an indoor facility from November - March and move to outdoor fields when the weather is nicer.

We will play approximately 20 league games and 5-6 tournaments, including a week in Myrtle Beach at the Cal Ripken Experience.

Extra fees may need to be charged for this tournament if fundraiser obligations are not met. This trip is planned for late June and all players must be able to attend.

Westland Warriors 13U

City/Area:Westland   
Contact:Todd Southern
734-578-6402
baseball.southern@gmail.com
Team Info:WYAA Baseball has been a part of the Detroit Metro area for decades. In 2011 WYAA branced out to participate in travel baseball. The Warriors were also established in 2011.

The 2014 Warriors will be competing in 16-20 league games, and participating in 3-4 tournaments, one or more will be out of town.

Fall/Winter training consists of clinics, pitcher and catcher focus days, and hitting instruction - indoor training begins in November.

Player fees are being determined for the 2015 season and will be available prior to tryouts. Player families will also be asked to participate in additional fundraising activities.

Player fees will cover uniforms, player equipment, league and umpire fees, team insurance, tournaments etc.

WLBC Hurricanes 13U

City/Area:Commerce, Walled Lake, West Bloomfield, Farmington Hills, Novi and surrounding areas   
Contact:Omar Harb
oharb@albercrafton.com
Team Info:The Hurricanes is an established, competitive team looking to add a catcher with travel baseball experience.

We will play a full KVBSA schedule (approx. 18-20 games) as well as 7-8 tournaments, including one out-of-state tournament.

The players can participate in non-mandatory Fall Ball games (weekends only) in the Fall.

We will train indoors in the winter, beginning in January.

Ypsilanti Elite 13U

City/Area:All   
Contact:Bill Mitchell
734 474-6390
mainstreetdollar@yahoo.com
Team Info:The organization will focus on Sportsmanship, Teamwork, development and fundamentals. Team will play 18-20 games in KVBSA and also 3-5 Local Tournaments.

20 weeks of indoor practice thru the winter.

14U

A. Green Baseball 14U

City/Area:Southeastern Michigan   
Contact:Stan Eldridge
mipanthers@aol.com
Team Info:Our mission is to provide a quality atmosphere that will allow high school players the chance to improve their athletic skills while emphasizing their academic studies and good citizenship.

This is achieved by providing the ability to play at quality facilities against top-level competition and using experienced coaches who stress the fundamentals of baseball.

Backyard Dreams 14U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-307-0026
Team Info:Tryouts are required for potential new BYD student athletes to be considered for our 2015 teams.

Simply show up on the date/s listed, register and have a fun workout as our coaches analyze your skills!

Visit our website for more details.

Bloomfield Sting 14U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Alan Wittenberg
248-921-9049
alanwittenberg@aol.com
Team Info:We plan on playing in the NOBF league and participate in 5-7 tournaments, including Cal Ripken next summer.

We are pleased that John Toth, the former Lahser High School varsity coach who has many years experience coaching high school and college level players, will be a full time coach.

Our goal is to prepare the players for high school level baseball and follow in the footsteps of this past years 14u Bloomfield Sting which won the state championship.

Bluewater Bluejays 14U

City/Area:Imlay City/Attica   
Contact:Heidi VanKersen
586-709-1844
heidisvankersen@hotmail.com
Team Info:We are seeking players to add to our roster for the 2014-2015 seasons. We have a VERY positive team (family) environment.

It is our number one goal to help enhance your son's playing abilities in order to prepare him for High School/College baseball.

We are planning on playing in the Macomb Federation League as well as participating in 4 local tournaments and 1 travel tournament.

Brighton Bulldogs 14U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info: A coach will contact players whether they are chosen or not within one week after the last day of tryouts.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball and $450 for softball.

Fee covers the cost of uniforms, field maintenance and preparation, insurance, gym fees for off season training, fundraising, league fees and umpire fees.

Players may also be asked to take part in additional fundraising activities.

We participate in KVBSA and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 40 game schedule (including tournaments) starting in early April and playing into July.

If you are interested in coaching or know someone who is interested, contact Mike Baitinger

Canton Cardinals 14U

City/Area:Canton/Plymouth   
Contact:Paul Cassatta, Canton Cardinals Travel Baseball Commissioner
paulc826@gmail.com
Team Info:Canton Cardinals Travel Baseball is designed to attract the player who seeks a more competitive and serious baseball experience.

14U players must be willing to commit to 3-7 weekend tournaments (some may be out of state or include a week long tournament).

Also commit to league play outside the community and play a maximum of 50 games per season (April through July).

The Canton Cardinals are also committed to preserving high level competition in the travel baseball community. Teams will be comprised of qualified players selected by tryout.

Teams and coaches are evaluated yearly.

Under certain circumstances, a maximum of 2 non-resident players will be allowed on the 14U Team.

Canton Cobras 14U

City/Area:Plymouth, Canton, and surrounding areas   
Contact:Jack Murray
(734) 968-5808
jackmurray929@gmail.com

CFL USA 14U

City/Area:Central Florida   
Contact:Coach Boyer
407-319-7601
osceolayouthbaseball@yahoo.com
Team Info:CFL USA 13u & 14u showcase teams will play in USSSA, Triple Crown, and Perfect Game high profile national tournaments.

We bring in players from all states and provide national exposure. If you are interested in this opportunity for your son please visit our website.

Clarkston Riverdawgs 14U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Larry McKay
248-891-6771
lem55@comcast.net
Team Info:I have managed baseball teams for 15 years and the team goals are always the same: 1) Have fun, 2) Be Safe, 3) Get Better With Each Game and Practice, and 4) Win (always more fun winning!)

We will play in the 14U NOBF league and will play 4-6 tournaments.

We expect to continue to develop players with the end-goal to prepare them the best we can for high school baseball tryouts.

We were a first year team in the 13U this year and continued to develop throughout the year. We had fun playing and lasting friendships resulted.

Complete Baseball 14U

City/Area:Kalamazoo/Portage   
Contact:Matt Baker
269-870-3625
coachbaker5@gmail.com
Team Info:Complete Baseball is expanding! Former college athlete, looking to spread knowledge of the game! Injury prevention is something we take serious.

6-7 tournaments and a league! Fall/Winter training available.

Detroit Bandits 14U

City/Area:Anywhere   
Contact:James McNulty
248-568-9390
jamesmcnulty@fuel-media.net
Team Info:The Bandits competed last year in the top AAA Division of NOBF and 4 AAA Tournaments.

We are very pleased to announce our returning three non-parent coaches:

Head Coach Rob Heumann, 4 year player and Captain at Adrian College, Asst Baseball Coach Adrian College, current middle school teacher and Head Coach of multi-sports at Detroit Country Day.

Scott Cain, a 4 year starter at Grand Valley/Captain and current teacher and Head JV Baseball Coach at Detroit Country Day, his speciality includes hitting and outfield instruction.

Jason Quaine, 4 year pitcher at Adrian with specialty in pitching instruction.

Our team philosophy is to create a team environment where the boys can play at a AAA competitive Tournament level and improve all aspects of their game, have fun and keep a balance with family life.

We will once again be training during off season at the "state of the art" Country Day Field house complete with Batting Cage and full turf field drill capabilities.

Detroit Diesels 14U

City/Area:Macomb, Oakland, Lapeer, St Clair   
Contact:Dave Terry
dterry@chardam.com
Team Info:New Team for 2015 - Non Parent Head Coach!

We will be competing in MABF and 4-5 Tournaments. Winter training to begin early December @PTC in Macomb Twp Home field at Macomb Corners.

Detroit's Own Steel 14U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Brett Hall
313-516-4637
bh21ss@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 2015 14U Detroit's Own Steel will be competing in Major/Elite USSSA baseball tournaments.

Eastside Niners Blue 14U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Tom Fisette
586-322-0969
tfisette@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will be playing in the MABF, 3-5 tournaments. We are looking to add some solid travel ball players to our great core group of players.

Fenton Tigers Travel Baseball 14U

City/Area:Oakland, Livingston, Genesee Counties   
Contact:Brian Horton
(248) 996-2491
brianhorton23@gmail.com
Team Info:League play in the Greater Flint Baseball League (14-16 games) along with 5-6 tournaments. The expectations will be raised coming off a 30-7 season.

FJBA Travel Baseball 14U

City/Area:Fowlerville   
Contact:Brad Sova
bradsova@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Fowlerville Junior Baseball Association (FJBA) is a non-profit, volunteer organization that strives to teach kids the proper baseball fundamentals in a competitive baseball environment.

FJBA teams compete in the Kensington Valley Baseball Association (KVBSA), and each team plays approximately 20 league games.

Every team also competes in at least three tournaments each season.

Great Lakes Firebirds 14U

City/Area:Southeastern Michigan   
Contact:Ryan Ford
greatlakesfirebirds@gmail.com
Team Info:Ryan Ford, former Oakland A’s Pro Player, Minor League All-Star, EMU All-Conference Player, Travel Team Coach and Professional Instructor at Total Sports named as Head Coach for Great Lakes Firebirds.

The 2015 Great Lakes Firebirds is an elite-level travel team that will compete in higher-level local and out-of-town tournaments to prepare players for high school and collegiate level baseball.

Pre-season indoor training will be held at Total Sports Wixom and Farmington, and outdoor practice will be held at Total Sports Wixom. Tournament play will begin after high school season ends.

Elite/experienced travel players (8th and 9th graders) are invited to showcase their talent for this high-level team.

8th Graders will combine teams to play games prior to summer season.

Grosse Pointe Avengers Blue 14U

City/Area:Grosse Pointe/ Macomb   
Contact:Bob Maxey
313-268-5250
bobmaxey@hotmail.com
Team Info:Avengers has a strong core group of players returning and looking to add 3-4 players. We will play in the MABF A division and in 4-5 tournaments.

The head coach is a non-parent high school coach who played college ball at WMU. Please contact Bob Maxey if you are interested in the team.

Grossi Baseball 14U

City/Area:Genesee County   
Contact:Tom Derwin
810-922-2981
welchmatthew4@gmail.com
Team Info:Grossi Baseball is one of Michigans oldest and most successful travel baseball programs. We are looking for dedicated and hard working players to continue our tradition of excellence.

Indoor training runs from Nov.1-March 31 and our outdoor season runs from April 1 - Mid July.

2015 will feature Grossi teams traveling to Cooperstown Dreams Park, The Ripken Experience, and Baseball Nationals just to name a few.

Most tournaments will be USSSA with a few AABC.

If you're looking for a program to take you to the collegiate level, look no more.

Hartland Eagles 14U

City/Area:Hartland and surrounding areas   
Contact:Kurt Couture
resdes1@aol.com

HBF Maroons 14U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:info@hbfmaroons.com
Team Info:The HBF Maroons are entering their third year in travel baseball and have enjoyed much success at both the major level as well as the AA level.

Huron Valley Patriots 14U

City/Area:Milford Highland White Lake   
Contact:Chad Minton
248-505-6225
chad.minton@comcast.net
Team Info:We will play in the KVBSA U14 late season. Practice will start January / February and season will include two to three tournaments.

JTB Tigers 14U

City/Area:Rochester   
Contact:Brady Vibert
248-224-4953
bradyvibert@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are looking for a few talented players to strengthen our core team, all positions are open. We plan to play NOBF's AAA Division again as well as some local travel tournaments.

The team will feature paid professional coaching, significant training and conditioning, and fall/indoor winter baseball.

Kalamazoo Kobras 14U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:Alex Santiago
269-350-4457
interest@kalamazookobras.com
Team Info:Kobras Baseball is expanding! Former college athlete,looking to spread knowledge of the game! Injury prevention is something we take serious.

Join our team and you WILL improve!

Lakeland Raiders 14U

City/Area:Commerce Twp./Walled Lake   
Contact:Bill Wahlstrom
(248) 730-3700
berkleybillsold@aol.com
Team Info:Lakeland Raiders is a growing organization playing out of the Lakes Area and Walled Lake School District.

Lakeland Raiders will play 15-20 regular season games through KVBSA, and an additional 6-8 local tournaments.

Our focus is on encouraging all players to strive to be their best, and to prepare for the next level of baseball.

Lakeshore Warriors 14U

City/Area:West Michigan   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Lakeshore Warriors Baseball Club is looking for serious local athletes for the 2015 season.

Our mission is to provide an affordable opportunity for baseball players to compete at a high level, in a Christ-centered environment.

The Warriors Baseball Club will have teams at nine levels (9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U) during the 2015 season.

As a member of the Lakeshore Warriors, you will compete in at least 30 to 40 games across West Michigan.

LCB Legends 14U

City/Area:Commerce/Walled Lake   
Contact:Duane or Dan
lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends Organization is one of the largest Organization in Oakland County with 12 teams ranging from 8U-17U.

LCB strives towards teaching good sportsmanship and preparing the players towards their next level of advancement.

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league and participate in 4-6 tournaments with one of them being out of town.

LCB Legends Black 14U

City/Area:Commerce/W. Bloomfield/Novi   
Contact:Joe Gregart
248-622-3137
Jgregart@att.net
Team Info:LCB Legends Organization is one of the largest Organization in Oakland County with 12 teams ranging from 8U-17U.

LCB strives towards teaching good sportsmanship and preparing the players towards their next level of advancement.

The LCB Legends 14U team will compete in KVBSA Open next year and play in 6-8 USSSA tournaments.

The LCB Legends 14U team will compete in KVBSA Open next year and play in 6-8 USSSA tournaments.

Lincoln Park Rails 14U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Paul Gildersleeve
313-587-4835
lprails14@yahoo.com
Team Info:All positions are open we are a new team added to the Rails Summer program thats been in the downriver area since 1956.

We will play in the same style of tournaments and league as the 15/16 & 17/18 Rails team.

Lincoln Railsplitters 14U

City/Area:Ypsilanti, Milan and Surrounding areas   
Contact:Dave Bernard
810-265-4219
Meishka705@msn.com
Team Info:The Lincoln Railsplitters will be participating in the Advanced Division of the KVBSA league for 2015.

The team intends to start the season this September by playing in the FAAST Fall Ball league. Winter conditioning will start in January and the KVBSA league will begin in April.

The team will play in 3 in-season tournaments and conclude in Myrtle Beach, SC at the Ripken Experience (July).

The Railsplitters have participated at Cooperstown (2013) and Ripken Experience (2014), giving the players the opportunity to play at the highest level for their age.

The players can expect to play 50 games over the course of the season.

Livingston Elite 14U

City/Area:Wixom / Hartland   
Contact:Michael Butler
734-740-1188
mbutler1773@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will play in KVBSA this year and will play in 4- 7 tournaments.

Livonia Gators 14U

City/Area:All   
Contact:Kris Beers
248-982-4587
beers723@aol.com
Team Info:Advanced or Open division. 3-5 Tournaments.

Livonia Longhorns 14U

City/Area:Livonia and surrounding areas   
Contact:Joe Bush
734-306-4189
jbush5@att.net
Team Info:The Livonia Longhorns (14u) plan on playing 20-24 games in the KVBSA starting in April plus 3-4 weekend tournaments.

Winter workouts will begin in January until weather permits getting outdoors.

Macomb Astros 14U

City/Area:Shelby Township   
Contact:John Fitzpatrick
sparty097@wowway.com

Macomb Bucks 14U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Steve Jones
586-405-3735
stevej1271@aol.com
Team Info:We are forming a new team. Looking for 4-5 players to add to the 6 we currently have. The players we have played together last year on a competitive team in the MABF.

Marine City Maniax 14U

City/Area:St Clair / Macomb County   
Contact:Ryan Felax
810 841-2925
ryanfelax@gmail.com
Team Info:Maniax are holding an open tryout to add to a solid core team. All positions are open. Coach is a non-parent, high school coach.

We will be playing in MABF A division, 4-5 local tournaments and Myrtle Beach in July of 2015, our spot is already reserved.

Michigan Blue Jays 14U

City/Area:All Areas   
Contact:Tom Dishman
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:We are Michigan’s largest travel baseball program with teams for all levels of play (Community, Advanced (AA), and Open (Major)) to allow your player room to grow within the organization.

We offer a large indoor facility and professional instruction.

Michigan Brewers 14U

City/Area:Multiple Areas   
Contact:Austin Bronk
complete_athletics@comcast.net
Team Info:Goal is to provide the players with the utmost training to enhance their baseball IQ's and abilities for them to complete in the high school atmosphere.

Michigan Bruins 14U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Jason Klingensmith
(248) 705-6496
jklingensmith@dickinson-wright.com
Team Info:Our focus is on individual instruction and training as well as the teaching of team concepts in a manner that will assist our players in their preparation to play high school baseball.

We will be playing in 3-5 tournaments in addition to the NOBF league schedule. Extensive indoor practice/training is also included for the Winter months.

Michigan Bulldogs 14U

City/Area:Livonia and Surrounding Areas   
Contact:Scott Hillebrand
313-468-3007
hilley4us@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will participate in KVBSA league and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. We will also participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

The team expects to play a league game schedule of 20-22 games plus 3-4 tournaments for a total of 40 – 50 games starting in April and playing through the end of July.

Player development is our main focus as we prepare our players to play at the high school level. We will be using professional instructors for pitching and hitting.

Michigan Inferno 14U

City/Area:Oakland and Macomb counties   
Contact:General Manager Gary James
586-764-9378
solid.contact50@yahoo.com
Team Info:Showcase style teams designed to get the players exposure and teach them what it takes to play college ball some day.

Most of the players on these teams come from Oakland or Macomb counties but other areas can still try out. Players must be high school or highly experienced ball players.

Inferno plays one of the toughest and most demanding schedules around because to be the best you must play the best and always challenge yourself if you have aspirations to play college baseball.

The Inferno will play 7 to 9 high level tournaments around the country to challenge the players and get them the exposure needed to get noticed by the college scouts and coaches.

We have top coaches and training facility to get the players ready in the off season and the instruction and advice to have success during the summer season.

Michigan Lazers 14U

City/Area:Livingston County   
Contact:Joey Thorington
734-649-9098
thoring2@gmail.com
Team Info:Players will work with professional SWAT hitting instructors including hitting instructor Jason Ladd all winter long.

Michigan Lazers will work with some of the best SWAT pitching instructors including Rob Morris and also plan to bring instructors in like Travis Wade who played professional ball.

The Michigan Lazers goal is to prepare youth ball players for the next level and to be competitive in local, USSSA, CABA, Cooperstown, Wolves, and other nationally recognized tournaments.

Tournament Team.

Michigan Nationals 14U

City/Area:Belleville, Canton, Plymouth, Ann Arbor   
Contact:Ryan Taylor
michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com

Michigan Patriots 14U

City/Area:Macomb Area   
Contact:Kevin
586-256-0481
patriotsbaseballteams@gmail.com
Team Info:The 2015 14U Michigan Patriots tournament team will be attending the SlumpBuster tournament in Omaha, Nebraska at the end of June.

This tournament coincides with the College World Series Finals and the team's entry fee includes tickets for the players to attend one of the College World Series Finals games.

We will also be playing in (4) local tournaments during the month of July and an end of the season tournament the first week of August.

Winter practice will start in Dec thru March 5th 2 days a week.

Michigan Red Sox 14U

City/Area:Royal Oak/Birmingham   
Contact:Kurt Borngesser
248-515-6530
miredsox14u@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will be competing in the NOBF and will play in 4-5 tournaments throughout the spring and summer.

Practices will start in the fall and we will have a full winter training season which will start in January 2015 at our own private facility.

We are looking for a few players to add to our solid core who are willing to work hard, with a positive attitude to become a better ball player and be a part of a great team.

For more information please contact Kurt Borngesser.

Michigan Renegades 14U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
734-578-6770
MichiganRenegades@aol.com
Team Info:The Michigan Renegades tournament-only teams are designed to let kids play more baseball!

If interested, please contact Coach Dale.

Michigan Strategy 14U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Craig Cotter
313-995-8452
craigcotter@michiganstrategy.com
Team Info:Michigan Strategy will be entering its 3rd year as an organization. We feature NON-PARENT Coaching by some of the best High School coaches as well as Highly Decorated former College players.

We have our own facility, Skillbuilder Batters Box, www.skillbuildertraining.com. You have access to that facility if you make the team in addition to your team practices

Motor City Riversharks 14U

City/Area:Plymouth Canton   
Contact:Bill Boyd
734-718-7782
motorcityriversharks@gmail.com
Team Info:Players must be willing to commit to 40-50 games including weekend and tournament play (April thru July). May be willing to take a 9th grader for July and August.

NFWB Cobras 14U

City/Area:North Farmington/West Bloomfield   
Contact:Gary Gal
248-410-2596 (cell) 248-681-2777 (office)
gary.gal@sbcglobal.net
Mike Schumacher
mike.schumacher@lakesidesoftware.com
Team Info:The 14U NFWB Cobra Travel Baseball Team will play 18-20 games in the KVBSA Advanced or Open Division and 6-7 tournaments in the 2015 season. One tournament will be out-of-state tournament.

Indoor practice start in November and concludes in early April.

The Indoor workout facility the Cobra train at are located in Sylvan Lake and Wixom both offer pitching and hitting cages and the ability to work on team defensive.

We are looking for a few additional players to complete our 2015 roster. Prospects should be passionate about baseball, have a good attitude, and be willing to give 100% effort.

Northville Broncos, Mustangs, & Stampede 14U

City/Area:Northville   
Contact:Coach Clint Smith
a-csmith@comcast.net
Team Info:Northville Baseball and Softball Association (NBSA) fields 3 teams at the U14 level (age 14 on May 1, 2015).

Winter workouts start in early January with a focus on preparing for the travel as well as high school season.

Based on high school tryout results in early March, partnering will be done to provide an early season (March-May) experience for 8th graders and 9th graders not playing high school.

Then the 9th graders return from playing with their school to play out the second part of the season which is late May through mid-July.

There are spots for players living outside the Northville school district.

The focus in on player and team development, and preparing your player for high school baseball. If you have any questions please contact Coach Clint Smith.

Novi Heat 14U

City/Area:Novi (and surrounding area)   
Contact:Joe Tesorero
joe.tesorero@noviheat.com
Team Info:The Novi Heat's mission is to build fundamental skills, emphasize teamwork, and develop strong character allowing young players to grow as players and men in a competitive baseball environment.

Over the last 20 years, Novi Heat baseball has significantly contributed to the development and success of several hundred baseball players up to the high school varsity and college levels.

Some former Heat players have reached the professional level in Major League Baseball.

The Heat participate in the Kensington Valley Baseball & Softball Association (KVBSA) league from mid-April until mid-July.

The Heat are committed to play in 4-6 local and regional baseball tournaments each year in addition to playing between 16-20 league games in the KVBSA.

Home fields will be located at ITC Park in Novi, while away games are typically within a half hour drive.

Training will be conducted with a combination of on-field fall and spring practices, indoor winter practices, and in-season practices.

We want players who will give 100% effort and work hard to improve. Teams will be composed of the best youth baseball players in and around the Novi area.
Coaching Staff:The coaching staff will be qualified, and comprised of experienced coaches or former players at the professional, college, high school, or travel level with several years of experience.

Oakland Eagles 14U

City/Area:Rochester/Auburn Hills/Troy   
Contact:Coach Steven
248-459-7983
baseballcoach719@gmail.com
Team Info:14U Oakland Eagles will be playing in the AAA Division of the NOBF. We have paid coaches that will handle all game decisions.

Oakland Indians 14U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Bingo Lizotte
248-895-3338
oaklandindians@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Oakland Indians will be playing 18-20 league games as well as participating in 5-7 tournaments in 2015. Winter training will start in January and go until April.

Oakland Renegades 14U

City/Area:Oakland County - Milford/Highland/Hartland/White Lake/Commerce Twp.   
Contact:Steven Freed
oaklandrenegades@gmail.com
Team Info:The Oakland Renegades baseball team is looking for 4 to 5 players to fill out a returning roster of experienced KVBSA/NOBF/Tournament players.

Our team will participate in 6-7 USSSA & local tournaments. At least one tournament will be out of town.

Winter workout program will began on January 5th and run through March 27th. We will focus on proper pitching, hitting, catching and fielding mechanics and game strategies.

All players will have an opportunity to pitch during winter workouts. Outdoor practices will begin in late March, as weather permits.

Oakland Whitecaps 14U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Jeremy Miller
248-670-9196
jmiller@millerlandscape.com
Team Info:The Oakland Whitecaps are pleased to announce tryouts for the 14U Travel Team that will compete in the 2015 baseball season.

The 14U Oakland Whitecaps will be a tournament team only playing in 5 – 7 tournaments with 1 – 2 tournaments being out of state.

Please note this team is committed to going to the Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, SC in 2015.

We are currently looking to improve on an already solid core of players by adding serious and experienced players.

We are also in need of additional pitching depth.

Portage musk ides 14U

City/Area:Southwest michigan   
Contact:Mark Whitman
269-207-5661
Markwhitman5@gmail.com
Team Info:Competitive team looking to fill a couple positions. Plan to play 5-7 tournaments (1-2 overnight destinations).

High school friendly roster. Off season workouts (January-February). Very reasonable cost - $600-750 range.

Looking for good kids/good families. Hustle,hardworking,looking to improve. Most important- have fun playing baseball.

Precision Patriots 14U

City/Area:Canton/Western Wayne County   
Contact:Bill Flohr
248-761-9694
info@precisionbaseballone.com
Team Info:This will be an existing team that's looking to add players for next season... it will be a combination team of 8th and 9th graders.

Team will train in the off season at Precision Baseball in Canton starting in late November/early December. Team will play league + tourneys.

Head Coach is Tim Savage.

Primetime Sports Travel Baseball 14U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:Brant Vallier
269-760-9783
brant.a.vallier@pfizer.com
Team Info:We plan on playing in a DH league and also playing in 5-8 tournaments.

Prospects Baseball 14U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Alan Crummey
Alan@ptcbaseball-softball.com
Team Info:The Prospects 14u team will play in 8 high level tournaments.

We are looking for dedicated players who want to practice and train 2-3 days a week in our 40,000 square foot training center, and strive to become better baseball players and athletes.

Our team will drill all basic baseball skills with the Prospects training staff and also have the opportunity to develop strength, speed, and agility through other programs at PTC.

Rage 14U

City/Area:Tri-City Area   
Contact:Steve Kerby
989-598-7424
skerby@s1eonline.com
Team Info:We are a second year team located in Swan Valley. We will play five or six tournaments in May through June possibly into early July.

We do like to take July off for family summers and Little League All-Stars.

Red Dawgs 14U

City/Area:Ann Arbor, Dundee, Milan, Saline, Ypsilanti, Belleville, Canton   
Contact:Tom Aeschbacker
734 678 5541
jaesch7498@yahoo.com
Team Info:Team goals are to provide a safe productive environment for young men to learn the great game of baseball, team work, discipline, dedication, and sportsmanship.

The Red Dawgs are an ALL TOURNAMENT team playing in 7-9 tournaments thru SE Michigan. Possible Youth Nationals Tournament in Elizabethtown, KY.

2014 Season CHAMPIONS of Milan Baseball Classic and Hartland Spring Classic. Runner up Mothers Day Classic (Howell) and May Bash at EMU.

2014 Season 5th Place Youth Nationals, Elizabethtown,Ky National Championship Tournament.

Saline Hornets 14U

City/Area:Saline and surrounding areas.   
Contact:Doug Smith
below50hz@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be competing in the Advanced (AA) Division KVBSA league for the 2015 season, as well as playing in 4-5 local tournaments.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 14U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Mike Noon
southwestoaklandwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:The Southwest Oakland Warriors compete in the KVBSA (18-20 league games) and participate in 6-10 tournaments (most local).

A trip to the Cal Ripken Experience Tournament in Myrtle Beach is a possibility for our 13 U team as well as Cooperstown for our 12 U team.

Winter workout program will begin in early January and finish at the end of March (Total Sports in Wixom and High Performance in Keego Harbor).

Trainers will be utilized throughout the winter months to focus on hitting, pitching, base running, fielding and game situations. Outdoor practices will begin in late March, as weather permits.

Players must be willing to commit to a 40-55 game season. Fundraising activities for each respective team will be required to keep costs at a minimum.

Sterling Heights Lightning 14U

City/Area:Sterling Heights   
Contact:Tony Shkreli
586.801.9500
shkreli1@comcast.net
Team Info:Local tournaments only. We will carry 10 players on the roster and play in 6 local tournaments (Sterling Heights, Macomb, Royal Oak, Pontiac and Southfield.)

Sterling Heights Nationals 14U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:John Cornwell
johncornwell68@gmail.com
Team Info:The 2015 Sterling Heights Nationals will compete in the always tough "A" Division of the Macomb Amateur Baseball Federation (MABF).

We expect to play approximately 20 league games plus three to four tournaments next season in the 14U Division.

Titans Baseball 14U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Todd Turner
248-701-3067
todd@t2baseball.com
Team Info:The primary objective of the Titans program is to prepare young players for the high school level and beyond. The team will play tournaments only.

The competition for a high school roster spot is intense and our goal is to see each player in our program in a high school uniform.

We are looking for kids that are dedicated and are willing to work hard.

Troy Titans 14U

City/Area:Oakland and Macomb   
Contact:Mark Potesta
248-840-4088
mpotesta4@aol.com
Team Info:2015 14U Troy Titans are looking for skilled players to join the core team and build on the successful 2014 season. The Titans will play in the NOBF and 5 to 6 tournaments.

The team will play tournaments in April and May with the non-high school players until the NOBF/tournament season starts around June 1 with returning high school players.

The Titans utilize indoor training with specific skill focused professionals to supplement the experienced coaching staff.

The Titans will play competitive baseball while focusing on player development, sportsmanship, and enjoyment of the game.

Valley Electric Shock 14U

City/Area:Midland   
Contact:Terry Parsons
(989)839-2643
terryduaneparsons@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a 14u travel baseball team with a strong nucleus, looking to add a few players. We will play 11-12 USSSA tournaments on the weekend and practice throughout the week.

We will practice throughout the winter. Expectations will be high and the kids will be coached to play the game the right way.

Vipers 14U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Doug Duncan
586-703-6184
drw2002scc@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a new team planning on playing a full season in the MABF league. We plan on playing 4-5 instate tournaments with 1 being overnight.

We will be practicing in the fall and have secured an indoor facility for the winter.

We are looking for hard working young men who desire to get better by practicing, doing the drills their taught and have a wanting to be on the field.

Washington Senators 14U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Mark R
586-940-3020
Wash.Senators@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will participate in the MABF league, A Division and play in 3-4 weekend tournaments throughout the state. We finished with an overall record of 17-15-1 and 20-0 in 2013.

We are looking for 2 or 3 players to complete our roster with pitching as a need. Our coaches stress discipline and fundamentals every time you step on the field.

We also have highs school level coaches that know baseball and the art of pitching with all the proper drills needed to be successful.

We feel the fundamentals are so important that they are taught and stressed daily. Effort, Attitude, and discipline are just as important.

Player development is our main focus as we prepare our players to play at the high school level.

Washtenaw Wombats 14U

City/Area:Washtenaw County   
Contact:Blue Livingston
734-474-9097
bluelivingston13@gmail.com
Team Info:Are you looking for a great baseball experience? This team is open to kids from any geographical location.

We are looking for young athletes who want to maximize their baseball skills and compete at a high level.

What to expect for the 2015 season: An opportunity to have a great time while improving as a baseball player. Indoor practices starting in January.

We hope to compete at least at an “AA/AAA” level. We will play between 45 and 55 games. League play will start in April (20 – 25 games).

We will play in 5 or 6 tournaments (with one of the tournaments being a 4 to 7 day trip).

Practices will take place in the Ypsilanti, Saline and Milan area. Cost will start at $500 (plus cost to cover an extended tournament).

This cost is reduced by every fundraiser that you participate in. We had players play for $0 last season. We do ask for a $100 deposit to hold your spot.

Waterford Angels 14U

City/Area:Waterford   
Contact:Tom James
248-563-1513
waterfordangels@yahoo.com
Team Info:2015 14U Waterford Angels Will be playing in 4-5 tournaments as well as in the AAA 14U NOBF Division. We are looking for 2-3 committed baseball players.

West Michigan Blast 14U

City/Area:West Mi, Grand Haven and beyond   
Contact:Gino Peters
630-362-6208
Ginopeters18@gmail.com
Team Info:Looking to possibly add 2 players, 14U, for the 2015 season. We will play in approximately 8 tournaments, and scrimmage multiple travel teams throughout the Spring and Summer.

Most tournaments are in the State of Michigan. This will be our 5th year in existence.

Our goal is to develop sound, skilled players for High School that have an eye on playing beyond High School.

WLBC Hurricanes 14U

City/Area:Wixom/Walled Lake (& Southwest Oakland County area)   
Contact:Ken LaCross
248-921-4648
coachklacross@gmail.com
Team Info:Our goal is to provide the best possible coaching, development, and competition for players.

Players are coached on individual and team skills, sportsmanship, and commitment necessary to compete at a high level.

WLBC Hurricanes provide an opportunity for a great time while improving as a baseball player.

We plan on playing a minimum of 20 league/non-league games. We plan on playing a minimum of 4 tournaments (planning one of the tournaments to be a 4-7 day trip - possibly out of state).

Zappen Tigers 14U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Dan Luft
248-909-4459
dluft@dcds.edu
Team Info:This team will be a highly competitive travel baseball team. We are a development based baseball program club that has a core belief in practicing throughout the season.

Players will be trained to play multiple positions along with given the opportunity to play those positions in games.

We do not believe a player should specialize in in one or two positions at this age level.

Players will be selected based on playing ability but more importantly our emphasis will be selecting players we feel will be highly coachable learners.

This experience will not only will develop players fundamentally but will provide them the opportunity to grow in a character based environment.

The goal of this team is to properly prepare our players to compete at the highest level of baseball at this age level and beyond.

Schedule: 7 – 8 Tournaments with one being an overnight trip. Supplemental games will be added to complete schedule.

Practice: Indoor training starts in January at the Detroit Country Day Fieldhouse, which is an 80,000 square foot facility with access to 3 indoor batting cages.
Coaching Staff:January – Mid March: 1 practice per week . Starting in Mid – March: 2 practices per week.
Cost: $650
Follow us on Twitter: @ZappenTigers

15U

A. Green Baseball 15U

City/Area:Southeastern Michigan   
Contact:Paul Dreslinski
pnd@qad.com
Team Info:Our mission is to provide a quality atmosphere that will allow high school players the chance to improve their athletic skills while emphasizing their academic studies and good citizenship.

This is achieved by providing the ability to play at quality facilities against top-level competition and using experienced coaches who stress the fundamentals of baseball.

Backyard Dreams 15U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-307-0026
Team Info:Tryouts are required for potential new BYD student athletes to be considered for our 2015 teams.

Simply show up on the date/s listed, register and have a fun workout as our coaches analyze your skills!

Visit our website for more details.

Bloomfield Sting 15U

City/Area:Bloomfield Hills   
Contact:Joel Henry
248-872-6241
henryjoel@aol.com
Team Info:The Bloomfield Sting U15 will be a tournament only team. We plan on playing 6 to 8 tournaments starting next June.

We will be starting indoor training in February.

Brighton Bulldogs 15U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info: A coach will contact players whether they are chosen or not within one week after the last day of tryouts.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball and $450 for softball.

Fee covers the cost of uniforms, field maintenance and preparation, insurance, gym fees for off season training, fundraising, league fees and umpire fees.

Players may also be asked to take part in additional fundraising activities.

We participate in KVBSA and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 40 game schedule (including tournaments) starting in early April and playing into July.

If you are interested in coaching or know someone who is interested, contact Mike Baitinger

Complete Baseball 15U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:Matt Baker
269-870-3626
coachbaker5@gmail.com
Team Info:Complete Baseball is expanding! Looking to have two 15U baseball teams! After a very successful 14U season, we are looking to add depth and continue growth.

Owner/Head Coach does not have a son, playing time is earned.

We plan on doing 6 tournaments, Fall Ball, winter workouts, and we have training available!

Complete Baseball Blue 15U

City/Area:Kalamazoo/Vicksburg   
Contact:James Myers
269-760-0682
jamyers9902@gmail.com

Coughlin Cubs 15U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Art Dudal
586-864-0909
art.dudal1966@hotmail.com
Team Info:The team will participate in the Macomb Amateur Baseball Federation (MABF) and play in 4 tournaments.

The team will be coached by Coach Art Dudal. Dudal served as an assistant at Wayne State University (2008-12), Macomb College 2006-08 and Rochester College 2004-06.

He served as a head coach, hitting and pitching instructor within the college ranks. Dudal has had more than 60 players go on to play college baseball and 4 that were drafted by MLB.

He is currently a certified NCAA recruiter. Google "Coach Art Dudal Wayne State University".

Davison Baseball Club 15U

City/Area:Davison   
Contact:Mike Fleming
810-618-2974
crossvet01@aol.com
Team Info:Davison Baseball Club has been very successful for the past 6 years. It is our mission to continue this level of excellence by participating in high profile tournaments next season.

We are looking for quality, serious players. If interested please contact Mike.

Detroit Metro Stars 15U

City/Area:Detroit Metro   
Contact:Joe Slivik
Joseph_slivik@student.owens.edu
Team Info:We are an elite travel organization looking to add a few pieces. Looking to play mostly tournaments in 2015.

2014 USSSA 14U A DIVISION CHAMPS

Eastside Eagles 15U

City/Area:Macomb/Shelby Twp.   
Contact:Mike Montreuil
586-995-0564
mike.montreuil@att.net
Team Info:The 15U Eastside Eagles will participate for the 5th year in the MABF. Approximately 20 league games.

We will be playing in 3 tournaments, 1 local and 2 that will require a overnight hotel for the 2015 season.

Grossi Baseball 15U

City/Area:Genesee County   
Contact:Tom Derwin
810-922-2981
welchmatthew4@gmail.com
Team Info:Grossi Baseball is one of Michigans oldest and most successful travel baseball programs. We are looking for dedicated and hard working players to continue our tradition of excellence.

Indoor training runs from Nov.1-March 31 and our outdoor season runs from April 1 - Mid July.

2015 will feature Grossi teams traveling to Cooperstown Dreams Park, The Ripken Experience, and Baseball Nationals just to name a few.

Most tournaments will be USSSA with a few AABC.

If you're looking for a program to take you to the collegiate level, look no more.

Gull Lake Storm 15U

City/Area:Kalamazoo, MI   
Contact:Bill Money
(269)276-0809
moneys7714@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:Gull Lake Storm 15U will be in it's 4th year. We draw from the greater Kalamazoo area and will play 4-5 tournaments after the High School season.

We will also play in a double header league.

HBF Maroons 15U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:info@hbfmaroons.com
Team Info:The HBF Maroons are entering their third year in travel baseball and have enjoyed much success at both the major level as well as the AA level.

Huron Valley Rebels Black 15U

City/Area:Milford/Highland/White Lake/Commerce   
Contact:Steve Jennings
248-895-8199
coach.sjennings@gmail.com
Team Info:Team's primary objective will to first enjoy the game of Baseball and provide equal opportunity to all roster players to expand their abilities and awareness of the game.

My goal as a manager is to understand individual roles and player skills, working to determine how they can contribute to the team to be successful.

We will play after the High school season ends, starting June 1st through July. Play 14-16 KVBSA type games, plus 3 local USSSA tournaments, one Major USSSA "out of town weekend" (or longer) stay.

We will be looking for more advanced or skilled players who have played several years of competative travel baseball or who have High School Baseball Freshmen or JV experience.

Commitment to a weekly winter development program will be required beginning January running through end march. Players will then be released to their High School program.

Home field will be Milford HS Varsity/JV field. BBCOR bats required.

Jet Box Kochan 15U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Ron Kochan
(734) 658-2832
Ronkochan14@gmail.com
Team Info:Our goal is to develop our players in the skills necessary to be successful in baseball as well as life.

Our 14U team finished with a 26-11 record for the 2014 season and we are looking for 2-4 players at all positions. We will only play in tournaments in 2015.

Coaches, players, and parents are held to a high standard. We expect/demand our players to use good technique, play hard, respect the game, and be a good teammate.

We pride ourselves in creating a positive learning environment that encourages our players to step out of their comfort zone and not be afraid to make mistakes.

Lakeshore Warriors 15U

City/Area:West Michigan   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Lakeshore Warriors Baseball Club is looking for serious local athletes for the 2015 season.

Our mission is to provide an affordable opportunity for baseball players to compete at a high level, in a Christ-centered environment.

The Warriors Baseball Club will have teams at nine levels (9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U) during the 2015 season.

As a member of the Lakeshore Warriors, you will compete in at least 30 to 40 games across West Michigan.

LCB Legends 15U

City/Area:Commerce/Walled Lake   
Contact:Duane or Dan
lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends Organization is one of the largest Organization in Oakland County with 12 teams ranging from 8U-17U.

LCB strives towards teaching good sportsmanship and preparing the players towards their next level of advancement.

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league and participate in 4-6 tournaments with one of them being out of town.

Livingston White Sox 15U

City/Area:Livingston, Oakland, Genesee   
Contact:Cary Chouinard
810-522-7520
michsox16u@gmail.com
Team Info:2015 Livingston White Sox 15u is a second year organization focusing on the development of elite high school players.

Players that have the desire, passion and work ethic to train with top coaches in the area and compete in regional and showcase tournaments in the post high school 2015 season.

In 2014 we competed in open USSSA and Triple Crown Tournaments. We will compete in Pastime, Triple Crown and Elite tournaments in 2015.

Winter training will begin in November and conclude March 1st in Brighton. Fall training will begin immediately and will focus on Speed and Strength conditioning and 2-3 fall tournaments.

Livonia Renegades 15U

City/Area:Livonia,Canton,Plymouth,Westland,Garden City   
Contact:Lee Richards
734-658-1090
leerichards12@yahoo.com

Macomb Panthers - Blue 15U

City/Area:Macomb / Oakland County   
Contact:Mike Froude
586-665-6675
froude1991@gmail.com
Team Info:For the 2015 season the Panthers will be competing in the Macomb Amateur Baseball Federation (MABF) league and select tournaments.

Michigan Aces 15U

City/Area:Greater Lansing   
Contact:David Underwood
517 256-1537
udavid79@yahoo.com
Team Info:Competitive travel 15U team will play in 16U league and tournaments; likely including Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Michigan Blue Jays 15U

City/Area:All Areas   
Contact:Tom Dishman
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:We are Michigan’s largest travel baseball program with teams for all levels of play (Community, Advanced (AA), and Open (Major)) to allow your player room to grow within the organization.

We offer a large indoor facility and professional instruction.

Michigan Bulldogs 15U

City/Area:Livonia/Plymouth/Canton/Westland/Farmington   
Contact:Scott Coughlin
scott.coughlin@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are entering our fourth season with the same leadership team and need to add 2-3 players to our roster.

We stress building baseball fundamentals- both physical and mental and showing respect for the game through sportsmanship.

We will start our season when the High School season ends, playing KVBSA league games and 3-4 local tournaments plus 1 out-of-state 4-5 day tournament.

Commitment to a weekly winter development program will be required beginning January running through early March. Players are then released to their High School program.

Season will run through the end of July.

Michigan Ducks 15U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Shawn Webster
248-202-3537
Michiganducks@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a travel baseball team whose goal it is to make all of our players the best they can be.

We expect to have each of our players ready for high school varsity and through the years have put all of our kids on the varsity team.

We try to instill the love of the game in each and every player and teach them that baseball is a game and we play it to have fun and play as a team.

We will play in 6 tournaments through out the year and also play in league Michigan or the KVSBA league depending on how much travel is involved.

We will keep tournaments within 45 min from Southgate, with one being an overnight tournament.

We are hoping to build this team and have them ready for world series competition by the end of the year. We try not to play past the 3rd week of July.

We will start plyometric work outs in November, working out once a week in a gym. We will then move to indoor hitting and limited throwing with pitchers and catchers in January.

Michigan Elite USA 15U

City/Area:Michigan   
Contact:Elwood Bush
248-835-6498
Coachbush24@gmail.com
Team Info:New Major 15U Team Announced for 2015 Season.

Newly formed Michigan Elite USA 15U will be compete in 8 to 10 Tournaments / Showcases in the summer of 2015 and will be coached by Elwood Bush.

We will also participate in 2 to 3 fall tournaments this year and be registered as a Major team.

Athletic Republic will be one of the sponsors and provide the indoor training facility for the winter and spring workouts prior to getting outside for the summer.

I have over 10 years of experience coaching many of the top players and teams through the Midwest.

My players and families have enjoyed numerous Super NIT’s, State Championships and other Major Tournament wins. I’m looking for high end players following their high school seasons.

In addition, I will oversee Detroit Team RBI 15U (a summer select team) that will compete in the RBI regional’s and World Series Sponsored by Major League Baseball.

More information to come on Team RBI. I have also been selected to serve as the Michigan Coordinator for USA Baseball for ages 11 and up.

Michigan Inferno 15U

City/Area:Oakland and Macomb counties   
Contact:General Manager Gary James
586-764-9378
solid.contact50@yahoo.com
Team Info:Showcase style teams designed to get the players exposure and teach them what it takes to play college ball some day.

Most of the players on these teams come from Oakland or Macomb counties but other areas can still try out. Players must be high school or highly experienced ball players.

Inferno plays one of the toughest and most demanding schedules around because to be the best you must play the best and always challenge yourself if you have aspirations to play college baseball.

The Inferno will play 7 to 9 high level tournaments around the country to challenge the players and get them the exposure needed to get noticed by the college scouts and coaches.

We have top coaches and training facility to get the players ready in the off season and the instruction and advice to have success during the summer season.

Michigan Monarchs 15U

City/Area:Downriver/Western Wayne County   
Contact:Jim DeSana
734-626-1166
jim@lakeeriemonarchs.com
Team Info:The Michigan Monarchs were a highly successful 15U Elite Travel team in 2014.

We plan to participate in the Great Black Swamp (Bowling Green), Ultimate Strike Zone (Mt. Pleasant), Buckeye Elite (Columbus, OH) Great Lakes Championships (Ann Arbor), Great Lakes Elite (Kalamazoo).

Also, the Great Lakes Challenge (USSSA/Ann Arbor) and the Diamond Classic (USSSA/Ann Arbor).

The team plans to operate a fall team as well.

Michigan Nationals 15U

City/Area:BELLEVILLE/YPSILANTI/ANN ARBOR/DOWNRIVER   
Contact:Mike Russell
734-783-2842
mikie88@charter.net
Team Info:15 u League & 5-7 tournments.

Michigan Nationals Red 15U

City/Area:Ypsilanti / Canton   
Contact:Dwayne Ratliff
734-320-1452
natscoach2014@gmail.com
Team Info:We own our facility. And running winter workouts starting Nov.1.

Michigan Outlaws 15U

City/Area:Jackson   
Contact:Dana VanCoppenolle
dvancoppenolle@adrian.k12.mi.us
Team Info:The Michigan Outlaws 15U is a second year travel baseball team consisting of players from Jackson and many close surrounding areas.

In our first season, we won over 30 games. We plan to play 5-6 tournaments in the the months of June and July 2015.

Michigan Rebels 15U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:Dennis Nielsen
269-744-1255
michiganrebels@gmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Rebels is seeking talented baseball athletes with prior experience in competitive travel ball and/or HS JV.

Those with a strong desire to further develop existing talent in preparation for college level ball is preferred.

We plan on a minimum of 5 tournaments that will commence at the conclusion of JV/Varsity Season.

There will be additional participation in Fall Scrimmages, Winter Training/Workouts and Clinics.

This will be a combined 15U/16U team.

Michigan Red Sox 15U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Mark Sackett
248-930-0388
michiganredsox@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:The Michigan Red Sox 15u team will be a high level 15u team that is looking to develop players to prepare them for the College Connect top level team in two years.

Dedicated and committed players are required. Head coach is a hired, trained, teacher of baseball.

6 tournaments, participation in the Michigan Red Sox Academy Weekend Training program,Tue workouts at colleges in the Detroit area, some fall workouts and a few games as well as a fall tournament.

Winter training once a week at the new Michigan Red Sox Training Center in Clawson, MI.

Michigan Renegades 15U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
734-578-6770
MichiganRenegades@aol.com
Team Info:The Michigan Renegades tournament-only teams are designed to let kids play more baseball!

If interested, please contact Coach Dale.

Michigan Strategy 15U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Craig Cotter
313-995-8452
craigcotter@michiganstrategy.com
Team Info:Michigan Strategy will be entering its 3rd year as an organization. We feature NON-PARENT Coaching by some of the best High School coaches as well as Highly Decorated former College players.

We have our own facility, Skillbuilder Batters Box, www.skillbuildertraining.com. You have access to that facility if you make the team in addition to your team practices

NFWB Cobras 15U

City/Area:SE Michigan   
Contact:Patrick Lewis
nfwbcobras99@gmail.com
Team Info:The Cobras 15U team will be returning a strong core of players and are looking for players that want to join a team and organization striving to play at the highest level in competition.

Tournament and league play will commence at the conclusion of the high school season. The primary focus of this team will be preparing players for high school baseball and beyond.

We will be coached by recent collegiate players providing the latest in baseball technique and knowledge. Both having run baseball camps and coached at the travel level.

Off season training and strength/conditioning will be at High Performance Baseball in conjunction with their staff as well as at Total Sports complex (Farmington Hills and Wixom).

We will play a very competitive tournament schedule.

The NFWB Cobras baseball program is recognized and endorsed by all high school coaches in SE Michigan for its baseball development philosophy.

In addition, our program is recognized for preparing Cobras players to compete and play at the high school and collegiate level.

The NFWB Cobra baseball program has been in existence for over 25 years and will use the best local resources to enhance the players’ ability during the off season.
Coaching Staff:Please contact nfwbcobras99@gmail.com with any questions.

Northville Cubs 15U

City/Area:Northville and surrounding area   
Contact:Jim Marshall
jim@northvillebaseball.com
Team Info:The Northville Cubs 15U team is a long term, successful and stable team that participates in the KVBSA and weekend tournaments.

The vast majority of team members play high school baseball. We will begin our season post the high school season. We believe in teaching baseball in a fun, competitive and positive environment.

Novi Heat 15U

City/Area:Novi (and surrounding area)   
Contact:Chay Halash
248-797-2806
chay.halash@noviheat.com
Team Info:The Novi Heat's mission is to build fundamental skills, emphasize teamwork, and develop strong character allowing young players to grow as players and men in a competitive baseball environment.

We prepare players for the high school varsity and college level.

Heat teams will play KVBSA schedule plus 3-5 tournaments a year. Our costs are lower than most teams and all coaches will be qualified.

Teams can have up to 3 non-residents on each team. New for 2015 is we will have our very own indoor facility to train during the winter.

Plymouth Lightning 15U

City/Area:Plymouth   
Contact:Kurt Roulin
ksag1@yahoo.com
Jay Stronski
734-709-9777
jaystronski@gmail.com
Team Info:We utilize two practice facilities for our strength, conditioning and off season training. The facilities are located in Plymouth and Novi.

We are also playing in 4-5 more tournaments this fall with the hope of having our spring team solidified using these tournaments as a jump start on spring ball.

We are going to play in the KVBSA League and play in 5 to 6 competitive tournaments. Our season will start after high school baseball ends (1st or 2nd week of June).

We will do off season training prior to the start of High School Training.

SCS Mariners 15U

City/Area:SE Macomb/NE Wayne Counties   
Contact:Coach Dave/Coach Pete
scsmariners@live.com
Team Info:We are looking for players at HS level, pitchers always welcome. Probably 4-6 tournaments in 2015, plus MABF schedule and several scrimmages/non-league exhibition games.

Head coach has HS/college and higher level playing and coaching experience for several decades.

South Farmington Blues 15U

City/Area:Farmington/Farmington Hills   
Contact:Al Reich
517-304-1348
alan.reich@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:The Team’s objective is to prepare players to compete for positions on their high school teams.

Team Schedule: Indoor training @ Triad Health and Fitness, Dec. thru High School Tryouts.

We will then rejoin after the High School season (1st week of June) to play in KVBSA 4-6 tournaments in June and July. Monthly Team Building Events (offseason).

Players must be prepared to commit to 1 day of team training in Dec. and 2-3 days Jan. and beyond.

It is expected that players will continue conditioning workouts on their own time. We will focus on strength and conditioning early and then add in more baseball specific training.

We have worked, and will do so again, with Coach Bill Jenney, Asst. Coach at Spring Arbor University.

Our returning players will be Freshmen, however we would like to add players with previous High School or Travel experience, with the goal that all will play at least at the JV level next season.

Home field will be Founders Sports Park in Farmington Hills.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 15U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Dan Cohen
248-935-6286
dcohen@mi-worklaw.com
Team Info:We will play after the high school season ends, starting June 1 through July. We will play 14-18 KVBSA League Games and 5 tournaments with two out of town.

We have traditionally played in one out of state tournament each year. Our primary objective is to enjoy the game of baseball while competing at a high level.

We expect all roster players to strive to do their best and improve throughout the season. My goal as manager is to cultivate an environment where players develop their baseball skills and character.

We are looking for players who have played several years of competitive travel baseball or who have High School baseball experience.

We will train twice a week throughout the winter up until high school try-outs.

Troy Bulldogs 15U

City/Area:All Areas   
Contact:Mike DeLong
248-953-9110
md349@aol.com
Team Info:The Troy Bulldogs are a growing organization that will have 5 teams for the 2015 season ranging from 8U-16U.

The Bulldogs organization is focused on teaching baseball the right way (fundamentals) and showing respect for the game (sportsmanship).

We will start our season when the High School season ends. The team will play 20+ league games and will also play in 4-5 tournaments.

Commitment to a weekly winter development program will be required beginning January running through early March. Players are then released to their High School program.

West Michigan Black Sox 15U

City/Area:West Michigan   
Contact:Bill Hanna
269.823.8081
WestMiBlackSox@Gmail.com
Team Info:The West Michigan Black Sox is a travel baseball club located in Kalamazoo. Black Sox nation continues to grow since it's inception in 2011.

The league was founded by Bill Hanna, an area baseball coach, who realized the need for higher competitive baseball in the region.

Our philosophy is centered around teaching players the benefits of team play, hard work, setting goals while developing themselves to compete in high school, college or beyond.

WLBC Hurricanes Orange 15U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Matt Sabin
248-766-1824
wlbaseballclub@gmail.com
Team Info:Our team and organization's philosophy is to provide the best coaching, development, and competition for players in order to assist them in pursuing baseball opportunities at higher levels.

In the fall we will play in a few scrimmages and one fall tournament and then begin indoor training from January until HS tryouts begin.

We will begin our competitive season after the high school season ends, and will play in 14-16 KVBSA league games, and 6 - 8 tournaments, with the possibility of one out of state tournament.

We are seeking experienced players who have played several years of competitive travel baseball and/or have high school baseball experience. Strong pitching ability is a plus.

Home field will be Walled Lake Western HS Varsity, and most practices will be at Walled Lake HS fields and Walled Lake gymnasiums.

16U

5-Tool Baseball 16U

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland   
Contact:Jason Gendreau
586 531 3603
fivetoolbaseballclub@yahoo.com
Team Info:Tournament only team. Practices and weekly games at LCN The 5-Tool Baseball Club located in Macomb County.

6 tournaments already scheduled! 20 weeks of indoor team training + free VIP days/times. Private Indoor facility at 16 n Mound.

Head Coach is Ryan Ermers, a former All Gliac standout at SVSU and now high school coach.

A. Green Baseball 16U

City/Area:Southeastern Michigan   
Contact:Glenn Ross
agreenross@yahoo.com
Team Info:Our mission is to provide a quality atmosphere that will allow high school players the chance to improve their athletic skills while emphasizing their academic studies and good citizenship.

This is achieved by providing the ability to play at quality facilities against top-level competition and using experienced coaches who stress the fundamentals of baseball.

Avengers 16U

City/Area:Macomb/Wayne Counties   
Contact:Ed Arnold
313 268 8755
Avengerbaseball16@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be playing MABF Division "A", as well as 4 tournaments. Home diamond is located in Grosse Pointe Woods.

Current roster consists of players from both Wayne and Macomb Counties. For inquiries contact Ed Arnold at Avengerbaseball16@gmail.com.

Backyard Dreams 16U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-307-0026
Team Info:Tryouts are required for potential new BYD student athletes to be considered for our 2015 teams.

Simply show up on the date/s listed, register and have a fun workout as our coaches analyze your skills!

Visit our website for more details.

Bay Area Baseball Club 16U

City/Area:Michigan   
Contact:John Graybill
586-909-4781
independentbaseball@hotmail.com
Team Info:16u Showcase team. We are looking to compete at the highest level in the Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana area. Heavy travel schedule starting in June.

We are based in Macomb county but with a travel schedule that we have, address will not matter.

We will train on Saturday nights in Clinton Twp starting in late November twice a month until the start of HS season.

Brighton Bulldogs 16U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info: A coach will contact players whether they are chosen or not within one week after the last day of tryouts.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball and $450 for softball.

Fee covers the cost of uniforms, field maintenance and preparation, insurance, gym fees for off season training, fundraising, league fees and umpire fees.

Players may also be asked to take part in additional fundraising activities.

We participate in KVBSA and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 40 game schedule (including tournaments) starting in early April and playing into July.

If you are interested in coaching or know someone who is interested, contact Mike Baitinger

Dearborn Heights Knights 16U

City/Area:Western Wayne County   
Contact:Tom DiPonio
248-891-1241
coachtomd@comcast.net
Team Info:Existing team going into its 7th year... all 12 players will return for 2015- we have very little turnover. We're an average to above average AAA type team.

We'll play 25-30 games. NO league play but will pick up mid week games. Plan to play Utrip/Pastime/Black Swamp with no lengthy travel or overnight stays planned

Detroit Diamond Jax 16U

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland County   
Contact:Anthony Vitale
586-819-3020
irishbell@hotmail.com

Detroit Metro Stars 16U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Angelo Plouffe
586-610-2661
Team Info:This is a team that many College scouts will follow. If you aspire to play College Baseball this is the team for you.

Coach Plouffe led current 16U squad to the prestigious 2014 Black Swamp tournament Championship.

Team also advanced to Championship Sunday in 5 of 6 tournaments and were the runners up in the 2014 Midwest Elite. 2015 will be even better!!

If you are a elite level player this team will help you to the next level.

Grossi Baseball 16U

City/Area:Genesee County   
Contact:Tom Derwin
810-922-2981
welchmatthew4@gmail.com
Team Info:Grossi Baseball is one of Michigans oldest and most successful travel baseball programs. We are looking for dedicated and hard working players to continue our tradition of excellence.

Indoor training runs from Nov.1-March 31 and our outdoor season runs from April 1 - Mid July.

2015 will feature Grossi teams traveling to Cooperstown Dreams Park, The Ripken Experience, and Baseball Nationals just to name a few.

Most tournaments will be USSSA with a few AABC.

If you're looking for a program to take you to the collegiate level, look no more.

HBF Maroons 16U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:info@hbfmaroons.com
Team Info:The HBF Maroons are entering their third year in travel baseball and have enjoyed much success at both the major level as well as the AA level.

Huron Valley Milford Rebels 16U

City/Area:Hartland   
Contact:John Hawes
248-685-9767
John.Hawes@biworldwide.com
Team Info:Play 4+ tournaments all within 2 hours of Milford. Coach John Hawes 11 seasons coaching travel, high school coaching.

Team has been playing for 5 years, lots of open spots. We will practice in season to keep learning and improving.

Cost will only be about $300+ for the season, plus uniform under $50. Will offer winter training opportunities in Highland. Call with questions.

Inferno Baseball 16U

City/Area:Genesee, Shiawasee, Livingston and Lapeer counties   
Contact:Danny Lozon
810-625-0176
infernobaseball@hotmail.com
Team Info:Competitive tournament team.

We offer an affordable team that had monumental success in 2014, wining a GFBL league championship as well as a very competitive in AA and AAA tournament schedule.

In 2015 we want to shore up an already solid team. Take a look at Inferno, where you get individual and team coaching.

JTB Tigers 16U

City/Area:Auburn Hills   
Contact:Doug Czajkowski
dczajkowski@comcast.net
Team Info:Jason Thompson baseball 16U Elite is searching for players who can augment an already strong lineup for 2015.

This year's 15U team won the NOBF 16 U AAA Division and was the runner-up in the Elite 15U World Series in South Bend, Indiana.

We plan to play an eight week elite tournament schedule that will include at least two out of state trips. We will also schedule weekday games against strong competition.

We will also be adding at least one and potentially two paid coaching positions for the coming season. The team will train at the Jason Thompson baseball facility in Auburn Hills.

Lakeshore Warriors 16U

City/Area:West Michigan   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Lakeshore Warriors Baseball Club is looking for serious local athletes for the 2015 season.

Our mission is to provide an affordable opportunity for baseball players to compete at a high level, in a Christ-centered environment.

The Warriors Baseball Club will have teams at nine levels (9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U) during the 2015 season.

As a member of the Lakeshore Warriors, you will compete in at least 30 to 40 games across West Michigan.

LCB Legends 16U

City/Area:Commerce/Walled Lake   
Contact:Duane or Dan
lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends Organization is one of the largest Organization in Oakland County with 12 teams ranging from 8U-17U.

LCB strives towards teaching good sportsmanship and preparing the players towards their next level of advancement.

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league and participate in 4-6 tournaments with one of them being out of town.

Livingston White Sox 16U

City/Area:Livingston, Oakland, Genesee   
Contact:Cary Chouinard
810-522-7520
michsox16u@gmail.com
Team Info:2015 Livingston White Sox 15u is a second year organization focusing on the development of elite high school players.

Players that have the desire, passion and work ethic to train with top coaches in the area and compete in regional and showcase tournaments in the post high school 2015 season.

In 2014 we competed in open USSSA and Triple Crown Tournaments. We will compete in Pastime, Triple Crown and Elite tournaments in 2015.

Winter training will begin in November and conclude March 1st in Brighton. Fall training will begin immediately and will focus on Speed and Strength conditioning and 2-3 fall tournaments.

Macomb Crocs 16U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Frank Rochon
586-218-0810
frochon@yahoo.com
Team Info:MABF season plus 4 tournaments minimum. Practicing from December to March.

Mattawan Peak Performance 16U

City/Area:Kalamazoo/Grand Rapids   
Contact:Shannon Ashmus
920-217-6206
shannon_robin@comcast.net
Team Info:Will play 5-6 highly competitive tournaments in the Kalamazoo/Grand Rapids/South Bend area, after the high school season is complete.

Most tournaments will be within one hour of Kalamazoo. Practice will be held at the Mattawan High school field.

Fees are low because we are a non profit organization.

Metro Detroit Athletics 16U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:John Wright
734-612-9452
mdabaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:Metro Detroit Athletics is a elite program in south east Michigan. We play all showcase tournaments in the midwest.

Our program was established in 2007 and has sent over fifty players on to play college baseball. Our coaching staff is all former collegiate and pro baseball players.

This team is for the serious goal orientated high school player.

MDA Baseball on Facebook.

Michigan Blue Jays 16U

City/Area:All Areas   
Contact:Tom Dishman
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:We are Michigan’s largest travel baseball program with teams for all levels of play (Community, Advanced (AA), and Open (Major)) to allow your player room to grow within the organization.

We offer a large indoor facility and professional instruction.

Michigan Ducks 16U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Shawn Webster
248-202-3537
Michiganducks@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a travel baseball team whose goal it is to make all of our players the best they can be.

We expect to have each of our players ready for high school varsity and through the years have put all of our kids on the varsity team.

We try to instill the love of the game in each and every player and teach them that baseball is a game and we play it to have fun and play as a team.

We will play in 6 tournaments through out the year and also play in league Michigan or the KVSBA league depending on how much travel is involved.

We will keep tournaments within 45 min from Southgate, with one being an overnight tournament.

We are hoping to build this team and have them ready for world series competition by the end of the year. We try not to play past the 3rd week of July.

We will start plyometric work outs in November, working out once a week in a gym. We will then move to indoor hitting and limited throwing with pitchers and catchers in January.

Michigan Inferno 16U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Brian Halteman
586-929-3989
michinferno@gmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Inferno will be entering their 3rd season together.

Our goals have been to get the boys ready for the next level and now that they are entering high school we will be focusing on preparing them to enter college.

We will be playing in the NOBF this year as well as 5-6 tournaments. Our expectations are to continue to add growth and maturity to our players as they master the game.

Michigan Monarchs 16U

City/Area:Downriver/Western Wayne County   
Contact:Jim DeSana
734-626-1166
jim@lakeeriemonarchs.com
Team Info:The Michigan Monarchs were a highly successful 15U Elite Travel team in 2014.

We participated in the Great Black Swamp (Bowling Green), Ultimate Strike Zone (Mt. Pleasant), Buckeye Elite (Columbus, OH) Great Lakes Championships (Ann Arbor), Great Lakes Elite (Kalamazoo).

Also, the Great Lakes Challenge (USSSA/Ann Arbor) and the Diamond Classic (USSSA/Ann Arbor).

Michigan Nationals 16U

City/Area:Belleville, Canton, Plymouth, Ann Arbor   
Contact:Ryan Taylor
michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com

Michigan Rebels 16U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:Dennis Nielsen
269-744-1255
michiganrebels@gmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Rebels is seeking talented baseball athletes with prior experience in competitive travel ball and/or HS JV.

Those with a strong desire to further develop existing talent in preparation for college level ball is preferred.

We plan on a minimum of 5 tournaments that will commence at the conclusion of JV/Varsity Season.

There will be additional participation in Fall Scrimmages, Winter Training/Workouts and Clinics.

This will be a combined 15U/16U team.

Michigan Red Sox 16U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Lou Nader
313-418-2687
lnader1965@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be playing in the NOBF and participating in 3 to 4 tournaments and the Red Sox Academy at Adrian College. Our plans are to have a non-parent, paid coach.

Michigan Renegades 16U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
734-578-6770
MichiganRenegades@aol.com
Team Info:The Michigan Renegades tournament-only teams are designed to let kids play more baseball!

If interested, please contact Coach Dale.

Michigan Strategy 16U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Craig Cotter
313-995-8452
craigcotter@michiganstrategy.com
Team Info:Michigan Strategy will be entering its 3rd year as an organization. We feature NON-PARENT Coaching by some of the best High School coaches as well as Highly Decorated former College players.

We have our own facility, Skillbuilder Batters Box, www.skillbuildertraining.com. You have access to that facility if you make the team in addition to your team practices

MSA-Livingston 16U

City/Area:Livingston County, western Oakland, Washtenaw, southern Genesee, eastern Ingham counties   
Contact:Keegan Nixon
(810) 923-2580
keegan-nixon@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:Looking to play up to 20 KVBSA games and up to 6 tournaments.

As a 15u team, this team finished as Runner Up at the Grand Rapids Baseball Challenge and were Champions of the Total Baseball Battle of the Bats.

Team will practice at our indoor training facility as well as having speed & agility training with Phoenix Athletics.

Northville Broncos 16U

City/Area:Northville   
Contact:
Team Info:Goals: To work on individual skill set development, play a challenging tournament schedule that is geograghically diverse to gain exposure to the best teams in the Midwest.

The team will play in up to seven tournaments. We work on skill set development to prepare the players for high school baseball from January to early March.

The Broncos have played in 16 tournaments over the past two years. In those tournaments the team has gone to 9 championship games winning 6. The team has a record of 53-15 in these tournaments.

Oakland Whitecaps 16U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Frank Vigliarolo
248-320-8274
whitecaps43@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Oakland Whitecaps in 2014 have made 3 semi final’s and two tournament finals this season and are looking to continue to build on their success from this past season.

The 16U Oakland Whitecaps are moving up from 14U and are looking for serious players to add to a good core of primarily 15U players.

The 16U Oakland Whitecaps will be a tournament only team, playing 6 – 8 tournaments with 1 -2 being out of state.

Our schedule will consist of several showcase tournaments as well as Triple Crown tournaments.

We are currently looking to improve our already solid roster by adding experienced players. We are also in need of additional pitching depth.

Players trying out for the Oakland Whitecaps 16U cannot turn 17 until after May 1st 2015 to be eligible for this team.

South Oakland A's 16U

City/Area:Madison Heights   
Contact:Mike Held
313-378-5651
michael-held@att.net
Team Info:Our mission is to help players excel in High School and beyond.

We have an excellent reputation with college baseball programs, and virtually all our players have the opportunity to play college ball.

We will play a mix of high-level tournaments and showcases, where your player will get maximum development and visibility in his target geographic area.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 16U

City/Area:Commerce Twp, Walled Lake, Milford   
Contact:Rick Nessel
248-361-0903
ricknessel@gmail.com
Team Info:KVBSA. Tournaments. Call for more info.

Troy Bulldogs 16U

City/Area:All   
Contact:Mike McLaughlin
586-817-8077
mmclaughlin@bannerengineering.com
Team Info:The Troy Bulldogs are a growing baseball organization that will have 5 teams for the 2015 season ranging from 8U-16U.

The Bulldogs organization is focused on teaching baseball the right way (fundamentals), and showing respect for the game (sportsmanship).

We will start our season when the High School season ends. The team will play 15+ league games, and will also play in 4-5 local and out of town competitive tournaments.

Commitment to a weekly winter development program will be required beginning January running through early March. Players are then released to their High School program.

Troy Cardinals 16U

City/Area:Troy   
Contact:Paul Arslanian
paul@estateplans.com
Team Info:Following 7 years of significant growth and an increasing win percentage, the 16U Troy Cardinals will play AAA tournament baseball in the 2015 season.

West Michigan Wolfpack 16U

City/Area:Schoolcraft, MI   
Contact:Kent Reese
269-762-9281
kentwreese@aol.com
Team Info:We will play 5-6 competitive tournaments once the boys have finished their high school season. Typically 4 fairly local and one that we may travel for.

We will practice 1-2 times per week depending on the weekend schedules.

We are looking to field the best team possible and would like to find players that can play multiple positions, as well as pitch.

WLBC Hurricanes 16U

City/Area:Walled Lake/Commerce Twp area   
Contact:Jeff Weir
248-770-6754
jk2rgotigers@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:Our team and organization's philosophy is to provide the best coaching, development, and competition for players in order to assist them in pursuing baseball opportunities at higher levels.

In the fall we will practice and play in a few scrimmages and then begin indoor training from January until HS tryouts begin.

We will begin our competitive season after the high school season ends, and will play in 14-16 KVBSA league games, and 4-5 tournaments.

Home field will be Walled Lake Central HS Varsity, and most practices will be at Walled Lake HS fields and Walled Lake gymnasiums.

Wombats 16U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Coach Stearley
orzabal1971@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are looking to capitalize on a successful tournament season in 2014 where as a 14U team we finished primarily in the top 2, playing up to 15U and 16U at times.

With that, we will be an all tournament team for the 2015 season. We are looking for elite caliber players whose goals are to play high school and beyond.

Our 2 returning coaches have 50+ years of baseball experience, including stints with the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees.

17U

A. Green Baseball 17U

City/Area:Southeastern Michigan   
Contact:Stan Eldridge
mipanthers@aol.com
Team Info:Our mission is to provide a quality atmosphere that will allow high school players the chance to improve their athletic skills while emphasizing their academic studies and good citizenship.

This is achieved by providing the ability to play at quality facilities against top-level competition and using experienced coaches who stress the fundamentals of baseball.

Brighton Bulldogs 17U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info: A coach will contact players whether they are chosen or not within one week after the last day of tryouts.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball and $450 for softball.

Fee covers the cost of uniforms, field maintenance and preparation, insurance, gym fees for off season training, fundraising, league fees and umpire fees.

Players may also be asked to take part in additional fundraising activities.

We participate in KVBSA and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 40 game schedule (including tournaments) starting in early April and playing into July.

If you are interested in coaching or know someone who is interested, contact Mike Baitinger

Clarkston Riverdawgs 17U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:John Kuczmanski
248-765-7829
jkuz22@comcast.net
Team Info:Clarkston Riverdawgs U17 team will compete in 5 to 6 high level tournaments.

Pitchers are a position of need, but, looking to fill other positions with high level players.

Coughlin Cubs 17U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Art Dudal
586-864-0909
art.dudal1966@hotmail.com
Team Info:The team will participate in the Macomb Amateur Baseball Federation (MABF) and play in 4 tournaments.

The team will be coached by Coach Art Dudal. Dudal served as an assistant at Wayne State University (2008-12), Macomb College 2006-08 and Rochester College 2004-06.

He served as a head coach, hitting and pitching instructor within the college ranks. Dudal has had more than 60 players go on to play college baseball and 4 that were drafted by MLB.

He is currently a certified NCAA recruiter. Google "Coach Art Dudal Wayne State University".

Downriver Raiders 17U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:Eric Kuhn
313-282-8771
ekuhn1987@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a college showcase tournament team that will be playing in 5-6 top level college showcase tournaments throughout the Midwest.

It is our mission to expose our players to the best competition to prepare them for the next level. We also will be participating in American Legion ball during the weekdays.

We offer an indoor facility in Riverview to prepare through the winter months.

Grossi Baseball 17U

City/Area:Genesee/Livingston/Oakland Counties   
Contact:Tom Derwin
810-922-2981
welchmatthew4@gmail.com
Team Info:Grossi Baseball is one of Michigans oldest and most successful travel baseball programs. We are looking for dedicated and hard working players to continue our tradition of excellence.

Indoor training runs from Nov.1-March 31 and our outdoor season runs from April 1 - Mid July.

2015 will feature Grossi teams traveling to Cooperstown Dreams Park, The Ripken Experience, and Baseball Nationals just to name a few.

Most tournaments will be USSSA with a few AABC. If you're looking for a program to take you to the collegiate level, look no more.

Tom Derwin has developed players that have gone on to play college baseball. If your looking for a coach that that pushes you to be the best player possible, you need to call Tom.

Lakes Area Dodgers 17U

City/Area:Keego Harbour   
Contact:John Hodgins
248 390 2559
lakesareadodgers5@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Lakes Area Dodgers will participate in quality tournaments in order to give the players exposure to top competition as well as exposure to college coaches.

The team will participate at Perfect Game in Georgia.

Looking for 17U and 18U players but will take a good 16U player.

Lakeshore Warriors 17U

City/Area:West Michigan   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Lakeshore Warriors Baseball Club is looking for serious local athletes for the 2015 season.

Our mission is to provide an affordable opportunity for baseball players to compete at a high level, in a Christ-centered environment.

The Warriors Baseball Club will have teams at nine levels (9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U) during the 2015 season.

As a member of the Lakeshore Warriors, you will compete in at least 30 to 40 games across West Michigan.

LCB Legends 17U

City/Area:Commerce/Walled Lake   
Contact:Duane or Dan
lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends Organization is one of the largest Organization in Oakland County with 12 teams ranging from 8U-17U.

LCB strives towards teaching good sportsmanship and preparing the players towards their next level of advancement.

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league and participate in 4-6 tournaments with one of them being out of town.

Michigan Blue Jays 17U

City/Area:All Areas   
Contact:Tom Dishman
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:We are Michigan’s largest travel baseball program with teams for all levels of play (Community, Advanced (AA), and Open (Major)) to allow your player room to grow within the organization.

We offer a large indoor facility and professional instruction.

Michigan Inferno 17U

City/Area:Oakland and Macomb counties   
Contact:General Manager Gary James
586-764-9378
solid.contact50@yahoo.com
Team Info:Showcase style teams designed to get the players exposure and teach them what it takes to play college ball some day.

Most of the players on these teams come from Oakland or Macomb counties but other areas can still try out. Players must be high school or highly experienced ball players.

Inferno plays one of the toughest and most demanding schedules around because to be the best you must play the best and always challenge yourself if you have aspirations to play college baseball.

The Inferno will play 7 to 9 high level tournaments around the country to challenge the players and get them the exposure needed to get noticed by the college scouts and coaches.

We have top coaches and training facility to get the players ready in the off season and the instruction and advice to have success during the summer season.

Michigan Nationals 17U

City/Area:Belleville, Canton, Plymouth, Ann Arbor   
Contact:Ryan Taylor
michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com

Michigan Red Sox 17U

City/Area:Oakland & surrounding counties   
Contact:Mark
miredsoxpride@gmail.com
Team Info:Tournament Only team will play 5+ tourneys with at least 1 major showcase and 1 ‘out-of-town’ in addition to 8+ Scrimmages in the Metro Detroit area.

This 3rd year team will roster 13 (maximum) committed players and be coached by Non Parent Head and Assistant Coaches.

Off Season Training JAN – MAR: at 2SP (conditioning & BP) and Oakland Yard (Field drills) sets the stage for success in respective HS tryouts and seasons.

All players attend the Red Sox Academy, a 3 day Training event at Adrian College for all High School Aged Red Sox Teams (see pics from 2013 & 2014: http://www.fototime.com/inv/62A723ABE88A9EA ).

Players live in Dorms and are on the Field in group and team training from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon.

College Training Day (Every Tuesday during season at Southeast Michigan area colleges: morning workouts & afternoon scrimmages) EMU, Oakland, Madonna, Albion, Sienna, Adrian, Wayne.

Key attributes are Attitude, Focus and Hustle. Candidates will have both primary and secondary positions.

Michigan Renegades 17U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
734-578-6770
MichiganRenegades@aol.com
Team Info:The Michigan Renegades tournament-only teams are designed to let kids play more baseball!

If interested, please contact Coach Dale.

Michigan Strategy 17U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Craig Cotter
313-995-8452
craigcotter@michiganstrategy.com
Team Info:Michigan Strategy will be entering its 3rd year as an organization. We feature NON-PARENT Coaching by some of the best High School coaches as well as Highly Decorated former College players.

We have our own facility, Skillbuilder Batters Box, www.skillbuildertraining.com. You have access to that facility if you make the team in addition to your team practices

Motor City Hit Dogs 17U

City/Area:Oakland, Macomb, Genesee   
Contact:Doug Czajkowski
248 535 1433
Dczajkowski@comcast.net
Team Info:We provide a modern indoor training facility and specialized coaching for high school players seeking to play at the collegiate level. We play 7-8 tournaments including at least two out of state.

SCS Mariners 17U

City/Area:St. Clair Shores   
Contact:Mike
mwegner40@gmail.com
Team Info:SCS Mariners Blue was an MABF "A" Division team that finished last season as 16u "A" League Champions!

With high school teams now forming summer teams for next year, we have lost a few players and have a few spots that are now open.

South Farmington Blues 17U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:Doug Creighton
248-302-8052
creighto@oakland.edu
Team Info:Indoor Winter Training on Saturdays at Total Sports in Farmington.

After the high school season we will participate in seven tournaments during the summer of 2015 with a mid-week practice or scrimmage.

South Lyon Thunder 17U

City/Area:South Lyon   
Contact:Eric Miller
emiller.mich@gmail.com
Team Info:Having finished atop the 16u USSSA Power Rankings for AAA teams in 2014, this group brings back a strong core of players and a non-parent head coach for next season.

We will be a tournament only team and attend several showcase events in the Midwest. Weekday practices and/or scrimmages will also be part of the schedule.

Ideally we would like to add depth at pitcher and outfield. Lots of playing time to be had with a small roster.

For further information please contact Head Coach Eric Miller.

Titan Baseball 17U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:Bill Hamann
hamann15@yahoo.com
Team Info:Titan Baseball is a tournament only team looking to add to our core group of players for the 2015 season.

Interested players should have played competitive high school and/or travel baseball for multiple years. All positions will be considered with pitching and hitting a major need.

Tournaments will be played in southern Michigan between June 12, 2015 and July 19, 2015.

18U

Bluewater Blue Jays 18U

City/Area:Imlay City   
Contact:Rick
810-417-0242
bluewaterbluejays@yahoo.com
Team Info:The team is based out of Lapeer County but participates in the MABF League. We will have regular season games as well as 4-5 tournaments.

Brighton Bulldogs 18U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info: A coach will contact players whether they are chosen or not within one week after the last day of tryouts.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball and $450 for softball.

Fee covers the cost of uniforms, field maintenance and preparation, insurance, gym fees for off season training, fundraising, league fees and umpire fees.

Players may also be asked to take part in additional fundraising activities.

We participate in KVBSA and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 40 game schedule (including tournaments) starting in early April and playing into July.

If you are interested in coaching or know someone who is interested, contact Mike Baitinger

Detroit Metro Stars 18U

City/Area:Michigan with league play in Macomb County area   
Contact:Shawn Maloney
586-214-0726
Coachmaloney@comcast.net
Team Info:Our team is coached by Shawn Maloney and Joe Wolf. Coach Maloney and Coach Wolf have coached many players to the highest level of baseball and they truly care about their players.

Our 2014 team has a 42-5 record and is headed to the AABC Connie Mack World Series.

Every player on our team is going to play college baseball. We are one of the best amateur baseball programs in the country at 18U.

We are strongly affiliated with PBR Michigan and all of our players will have a chance to play college baseball if they choose at some level.

Off-season training is available with our program.

Elite Baseball 18U

City/Area:Genesee/Oakland County   
Contact:Rick Propper
810-813-1860
proppermitex@aol.com
Team Info:2015 17/18U Elite Baseball, formerly Great Lakes Elite was the 16U National League Division Champions in the 16U GFBL league.

Also we were Champions of the 16U Kearsley Summer Slamarama Tournament. We will play league & 4-5 Tournaments.

Great Lakes Cardinals Elite 18U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Dan Hejka, Sr
734-776-3918
cardscoach138@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Cardinals program has been high successful for 7 seasons winning numerous tournaments, State Championships and World Series runners-up over the years.

This past season we won 3 tournaments and runners- up in another playing the very highest competition in the Midwest.

Our plans for the 2014 season is to again play the highest level competition. We plan to play 6-8 tournaments, approximately half of those will be out of town.

We are also focusing on College Showcase events to expose our players to dozens of college scouts in the Midwest.

Hawks GOLD 18U

City/Area:Michigan   
Contact:David Piesko
(810) 533-0418
hawksgold@outlook.com
Team Info:Hawks GOLD is a very competitive collegiate prep travel team with 100% placement of all senior players into collegiate baseball up to this point.

College ball players being placed at every level: Michigan State University, Indiana University, Hillsdale College, Lansing College, Northwood University, Jackson College, & Oakland University.

We have 49 tournament championships, Three (3) National World Series Titles, and Seven (7) State of Michigan Titles.

Plan for 5 – 6 tournaments (all in state of Michigan) following high school season with no league play.

We offer some flexibility on attendance (depending on the reason). We help you get college attention and acceptance (100% acceptance up to this point).

If you are already committed to play collegiate baseball, play on Hawks GOLD to prepare you for your upcoming collegiate season.

Huron Valley Rebels 18U

City/Area:Milford, Highland, White Lake, Commerce   
Contact:Derek Cleasby
248-876-5791
DLCleas@gmail.com
Team Info:We have a strong returning core of players eligible for 17U and are looking to add players.

High School level pitching experience is a plus. We will consider pitcher only candidates if that fits your needs. Current plan is to play a 18U KVBSA schedule of approximately 10 games.

We will play 5 tournament focused on high level competition and college exposure. Depending on the final selection of players we will play at the 17U and/or 18U level.

Off season training will start in January and run until HS season start utilizing the Huron Valley training facilities and cages.

Inferno Baseball 18U

City/Area:Genesee, Shiawasee, Livingston and Lapeer counties   
Contact:Danny Lozon
810-625-0176
infernobaseball@hotmail.com
Team Info:Competitive tournament team.

We offer an affordable team that had monumental success in 2014, wining a GFBL league championship as well as a very competitive in AA and AAA tournament schedule.

In 2015 we want to shore up an already solid team. Take a look at Inferno, where you get individual and team coaching.

Lakes Area Dodgers 18U

City/Area:Keego Harbour   
Contact:John Hodgins
248 390 2559
lakesareadodgers5@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Lakes Area Dodgers will participate in quality tournaments in order to give the players exposure to top competition as well as exposure to college coaches.

The team will participate at Perfect Game in Georgia.

Looking for 17U and 18U players but will take a good 16U player.

Livingston Hurricanes 18U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Gregg
248-207-6604
lori_m0@yahoo.com
Team Info:The team is comprised of all players with collegiate potential.

We will play in 5-6 College Showcase tournaments (UM/MSU/WMU/CMU, etc.). Established 18U team looking for 3-4 players who were lost to graduation/playing college ball.

Catchers and pitchers are of immediate need but all will be considered.

Metro Detroit Athletics 18U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:John Wright
734-612-9452
mdabaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:Metro Detroit Athletics is a elite program in south east Michigan. We play all showcase tournaments in the midwest.

Our program was established in 2007 and has sent over fifty players on to play college baseball. Our coaching staff is all former collegiate and pro baseball players.

This team is for the serious goal orientated high school player looking to play college baseball!

Visit MDA Baseball on Facebook.

Michigan Aces 18U

City/Area:Greater Lansing   
Contact:David Underwood
517 256-1537
udavid79@yahoo.com
Team Info:Successful travel program. College exposure. Team will play in the Lansing City League as well as tournaments; possibly including Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Michigan Blue Jays 18U

City/Area:All Areas   
Contact:Tom Dishman
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:We are Michigan’s largest travel baseball program with teams for all levels of play (Community, Advanced (AA), and Open (Major)) to allow your player room to grow within the organization.

We offer a large indoor facility and professional instruction.

Michigan Brewers 18U

City/Area:All   
Contact:Ryan Frazee
complete_athletics@comcast.net
Team Info:Team will be competing in the MABF "A" division and will be in 3-4 showcase style tournaments with high competition level being it's utmost priority.

Team is being coached by a non parent, former college player and current high school baseball coach.

Michigan Bulldogs 18U

City/Area:Livonia   
Contact:Greg Denomie
734-765-3897
gldenomie@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:Michigan Bulldogs will be entering its 7th and final year.

We will play 10-12 games in the KVBSA league as well as 3-4 tournaments with the plans of a possible week long tournament out of state.

We will focus on sportsmanship, team bonding and preparing each player for their next level of baseball. All positions are open.

Michigan Inferno 18U

City/Area:Oakland and Macomb counties   
Contact:General Manager Gary James
586-764-9378
solid.contact50@yahoo.com
Team Info:Showcase style teams designed to get the players exposure and teach them what it takes to play college ball some day.

Most of the players on these teams come from Oakland or Macomb counties but other areas can still try out. Players must be high school or highly experienced ball players.

Inferno plays one of the toughest and most demanding schedules around because to be the best you must play the best and always challenge yourself if you have aspirations to play college baseball.

The Inferno will play 7 to 9 high level tournaments around the country to challenge the players and get them the exposure needed to get noticed by the college scouts and coaches.

We have top coaches and training facility to get the players ready in the off season and the instruction and advice to have success during the summer season.

Michigan Jets 18U

City/Area:Based out of Metro Detroit but will take players from anywhere.   
Contact:Matt Sandles
248-752-8185
MichiganJets18u@aol.com
Dale Ochodnicky
734-578-6770
Team Info:Below is a summary of our 2014 accomplishments. Our full accomplishments including from 2011, 2012, and 2013 can be found on the website.

The Jets had a 47-6-3 record. The Jets won 20 games by mercy (or run rule). The Jets did not get mercied one time the entire season.

The Jets are now the only team to win both the Triple Crown Sports' Great Lakes Spectacular and the Motor City Pride Collegiate Clash twice.

The Jets won seven of the eleven tournaments that they entered. They also placed third in two other tournaments.

The Jets won the USSSA State Tournament, USSSA Diamond Classic, USSSA Midwest Elite, Triple Crown Sports Great Lakes Spectacular, and Joel Zito Invitational.

Also, the Jets won the Arsenal Invitational, the Genesee Fieldhouse Fire & Ice Invitational. The Jets came in third place in the USSSA Great Lakes Elite and in the USSSA Great Lakes Challenge.

The Jets had players on the team from Michigan, Ontario, Quebec, Illinois, and Pennsylvania.

Michigan Marlins 18U

City/Area:Oakland / Macomb   
Contact:Steve
248-943-9543
elitesports2011@yahoo.com
Team Info:Summer travel team. 5-6 tournments per summer. Also we play fall baseball wood bat league. We have practice Jan thru Mar at our indoor practice facility.

Michigan Nationals 18U

City/Area:Belleville, Canton, Plymouth, Ann Arbor   
Contact:Ryan Taylor
michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com

Michigan Renegades 18U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
734-578-6770
MichiganRenegades@aol.com
Team Info:The Michigan Renegades tournament-only teams are designed to let kids play more baseball!

If interested, please contact Coach Dale.

Michigan Strategy 18U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Craig Cotter
313-995-8452
craigcotter@michiganstrategy.com
Team Info:Michigan Strategy will be entering its 3rd year as an organization. We feature NON-PARENT Coaching by some of the best High School coaches as well as Highly Decorated former College players.

We have our own facility, Skillbuilder Batters Box, www.skillbuildertraining.com. You have access to that facility if you make the team in addition to your team practices

Michigan Team Under Armour 18U

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland County   
Contact:Dave Prestininzi
DPrestininzi@cvs.k12.mi.us
Team Info:Core players are returning for 2015. Looking for all positions, 16, 17 and 18U are welcome to tryout. Will play in MABF and a tournament schedule.

Motor City Mechanics Baseball Club 18U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Joseph Zilafro
586.855.4972
jzilafro@comcast.net
Team Info:We play AAA/Elite tournaments, AABA independent federation and fall league, 45 - 50 games.

We are coached by college players (Cam Walker - Wayne State, Pat Dulapa Mount Union) and high school varsity head coaches.

We have the best facilities in Macomb County; Fraser Varsity Field, De La Salle BRAC and Total Soccer.

Prospect Scouts 18U

City/Area:MI,OH,PA,IN   
Contact:Rodney Gabriel
(419)309-2381
ProspectScoutsBaseball@Gmail.Com
Team Info:We Are A Travel Team Made Up Of Players From The Michigan/Ohio/Indiana/Pennsylvania Area. We Are Looking For 2015 & 2016 Grads To Play At A Very High Level Of Baseball.

Our Summer Team Will Travel & Play In California, Georgia, Iowa, Tennessee, Florida, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, And Pennsylvania.

The Fall Season Will Consist Of Playing At Junior Colleges In The Midwest Area, A Perfect Game At Cedar Rapids, Iowa For The 2014 WWBA Kernels Foundation Championship.

Also A Possible Trip To Jupiter Florida For The 2014 WWBA World Championship.

This Is A Great Opportunity For Any Unsigned Player That Is Looking To Play At The Next Level.

If Interested Contact Coach Rodney Gabriel.

Shelby Chiefs 18U

City/Area:Macomb and Oakland Township   
Contact:Mark Moehlig
586-243-1175
dtitan5@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Shelby Chiefs are looking to accumulate players who would like to improve in order to better prepare themselves for a highschool or college situation.

We will be playing in the A division in the MABF along with tournaments located on college campuses. Mark Moehlig is currently the head baseball coach at Utica High.

He is from the area and has experience playing baseball in college. We are looking for players that will be playing Varsity baseball for their respective high school.

South Farmington Blues 18U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:Doug Creighton
248-302-8052
creighto@oakland.edu
Team Info:Indoor Winter Training on Saturdays at Total Sports in Farmington.

After the high school season we will participate in seven tournaments during the summer of 2015 with a mid-week practice or scrimmage.

SWAT Snipers 18U

City/Area:Milford, Howell, Fowlerville, Brighton   
Contact:Dan Przbylowicz
248-736-7265
swatbaseball@comcast.net
Team Info:Collegiate Showcase Team. Goal is to get you in front of college coaches and give you best opportunities to get recruited! Non-parent certified coaches.

Last year 16u team won St of Mich bid to AAU Nationals in Disney for summer 2015. Comes with unlimited use of SWAT facility at Latson and 96.

Indoor team training Jan/Feb. We have 8 players on college watch lists for coming season.

Total costs under $1600.

Vengeance 18U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:David Mrak
810-841-0492
mrakd@comcast.net
Team Info:We are a second year team we are going into the 18U division of MABF.

We practice out of the HITZ facility in Chesterfield twp. We utilize their experts for hitting and pitching. We are moving from 16U so older players are needed.

19+

Motor City Mechanics Baseball Club 19+

City/Area:Fraser   
Contact:Joseph Zilafro
586.855.4972
jzilafro@comcast.net
Team Info:We are forming a Macomb American Legion team (19U) for 2015, (highest amateur play level).

This team will play both Legion Tournaments on weekends (Midwest) and an independent Fed (weekdays).

We are coached by high school Varsity coaches and former college players. High schools: DeLaSalle, Rochester Hills, Fraser, LakeShore, Bishop Foley