Baseball Directory

8U

AB Angels 8U

City/Area:Macomb, Chesterfield, Shelby Twp, Sterling Heights, Clinton Twp, Warren, Anchor Bay   
Contact:Jim DeMasse
586-744-1166
Jdemasse1@gmail.com
Team Info:Looking for 8-9 players for the 2016 baseball season who love the game of baseball and who will be 8 years old before May 1st, 2016.

Will play full MABF league and 4 tournaments. We already have 3 players that played for the 8U Angels in 2015 and looking to build upon those players.

Manager is returning to manage the 2016 8U Angels.

Backyard Dreams 8U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-633-9380
BennettL1@att.net

Brighton Bulldogs 8U

City/Area:Brighton/Livingston County   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info:All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball.

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 the Kensington Valley Baseball Association 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.

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.

Detroit Metro Stars 8U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Joe Wolf
586-292-4424
Joewolf18@yahoo.com
Team Info:Looking for approximately 8 players for the 2016 season playing in the mabf. Will play in 4-5 tournaments as well.

Please visit our website at www.detroitmetrostars.com for more details.

Fenton Tigers 8U

City/Area:Genesee, Livingston, Oakland County   
Contact:Mike Simeoni
msimeoni@bcbsm.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 top 15 rankings, and most importantly...a 99% placement rate on High school teams.

We are also proud to say that our 12u team in an annual participant in America's most prestigious baseball tournament, Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York.

We currently have 8 former players on college rosters.

Team will play 3-4 tournaments and compete in the KVBSA.

The 8u program will focus on developing baseball skills while creating a lifelong love of the game. Hard work and fun will be the guiding principles.

Hartland Eagles 8U

City/Area:Hartland/Livingston County   
Contact:Mick Cheyne
248-514-2943
Team Info:HAYAA Baseball/Softball offers a competitive travel program.

We participate in the Kensington Valley Baseball Association and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 50 game schedule starting in early April and playing through the end of July.

Hawks GOLD 8U

City/Area:Howell / Hartland / Livingston County   
Contact:David Piesko
810-533-0418
hawksgold@outlook.com
Team Info:Hawks GOLD will field two (2) 8U teams in 2016. We will play in up to nine (9) tournaments in 2016 (1 - fall, 2 - winter and 6 - spring / summer).

We have a strong off-season (indoor) workout and instruction schedule that caters to multi-sport athletes.

Your player player will enjoy a stress free coaching style with unique strategies and philosophies to lift the interest and fun in baseball.

While enjoying the rewards from hard work and proper training. Elite level training and instruction provided by professional and collegiate instruction from 8u to 18u.

The Hawks GOLD organization has produce three (3) National World Series Championship Titles, seven (7) State Championship Titles and over fifty (50) tournament championships.

In 2015, the Hawks GOLD 8U won 5 tournament championships and 2 Runner-Up finishes.

Year in, year out Hawks GOLD 8U continues to be the most important age group to teach the foundation of proper mechanics, strategy and approach to baseball. Year in, year out,

Hawks GOLD 8U produces impressive teams that have bright futures.

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.

Lakeshore Warriors 8U

City/Area:Holland   
Contact:Sean Bateman
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are Christ centered travel baseball organization. We strive to teach great baseball while honoring Jesus.

LCB Legends 8U

City/Area:Commerce / Walled Lake   
Contact:lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends will be competing in KVBSA League and 5-8 Weekend Tournaments. Also we host two local tournaments.

We provide professional training, access to local schools and coaching staff, and winter indoor training.

Home fields located in Commerce/Walled Lake area.

12U goes to Cooperstown each year.

LCB Legends are looking for coaches for 8U and 9U. Contact team if interested.

Metro Detroit Athletics 8U

City/Area:West Bloomfield/North Oakland County   
Contact:Jason Van Tol
248-953-2439
vantolj@gmail.com
Team Info:Our goal is to teach the kids the FUNdamentals of the game of baseball. Our coaches are all ex-college players and High school coaches that do this for the love of the game.

This will be the 8u program first year in existence and we will be playing in the NOBF out of the West Bloomfield area and will play around 15-20 league games and 4 local tournaments.

No travel or overnight tournaments.

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 Brewers 8U

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland/St. Clair Counties   
Contact:Joel Hoover
complete_athletics@comcast.net
Team Info:The team will have their winter training at their own facility (Complete Athletics, 20590 Hall Road, Clinton Twp) and it's home games at festival field.

Team will compete in the MABF and be in at least 4-5 tournaments.

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 Nationals 8U

City/Area:Canton, Belleville, Plymouth, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Westland   
Contact:Brad Grayson
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:Downriver   
Contact:Mike Davis
734-771-7988
mikedavis0249@yahoo.com
Team Info:We plan on playing on the Kensington Valley league for 2016 season...we also plan on participating in 5-6 tournaments this upcoming season!

Motor City Bulldogs Baseball Club 8U

City/Area:Westland   
Contact:Kevin Warren
734-476-7794
kskwarren@aol.com
Team Info:The Motor City Bulldogs 8U will participate in KVBSA league play as well as 4-6 weekend tournaments.

We will stress player development, basic skills and knowledge and of course having fun!

We have our own fields for practices and home games as well as our own indoor facility for winter workouts.

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.

Oxford Wildcats 8U

City/Area:Oxford, Ortonville, Lapeer   
Contact:oxford8ufedball@gmail.com

Precision Baseball PATRIOTS 8U

City/Area:Tri County Area   
Contact:Tom DiPonio
248-891-1241
coachtomd@comcast.net
Bill Flohr
248-761-9694
Team Info:Teams will play tourneys and league....we have some teams that will play tourneys only.

Our teams enjoyed good success but more importantly, got better at the level they competed at.

Prospects Baseball 8U

City/Area:Macomb County Area   
Contact:Gregg Sadowski
(586)219-6791
gregg.sadowski@gmail.com
Team Info:The 8U Prospects will play in the MABF and 3-5 local tournaments (USSSA, Triple Crown, Etc.)

We will train indoors from Dec-April. Most likely we will hit once a week and work on defense/pitching/catching/etc once a week

Coach Sid has 10 years of travel baseball coaching experience and is the varsity head coach at Chippewa Valley HS.

He is looking forward to teaching, training, and developing this group of young athletes in 2015/16 and for years to come.

Prospects is looking for 9-10 players to complete the team.

Strong baseball players are always a plus, but athletic boys with the desire to learn how to play baseball the right way is what we are really looking for.

Rochester Rays 8U

City/Area:Rochester Hills   
Contact:Jeff Fleury
248-495-5590
jfleury@thefleuryfirm.com
Team Info:The Rochester Rays is a Rochester area based travel baseball team created in August 2013.

The Rays have had two very successful seasons and will once again be playing in the North Oakland Baseball Federation (NOBF).

We will continue to expand the Rochester Rays organization to include 10U, 9U, and 8U teams in 2016. The number of tournaments will vary by age.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 8U

City/Area:Commerce   
Contact:Dan Rosenberg
248-444-0879
drosenmd12@yahoo.com
Team Info:Southwest Oakland Warriors Baseball is a highly competitive youth travel baseball program.

The Warriors attract highly skilled and competitive players from the area that have a passion for the game of baseball.

We focus on developing players to be the best they can be and compete at the highest level of their ability.

We utilize a combination of quality instruction/training & playing against the best competition around.

We hope to see our players leave with passion, focus, work ethic and intelligence that they can carry forward.

We have tremendous dedication from our coaches, unwavering assistance from our sponsors and the commitment and support of great parents.

We play approximately 18-20 league games during the spring and summer season and participate in numerous local and regional tournaments sponsored by USSSA and local youth baseball organizations.

We provide an environment for every player to improve their skill as far as their talent and determination allow while also developing character and integrity in every young man.
Coaching Staff:Furthermore, we focus on the importance of team as opposed to individual accomplishments.

Titans Baseball 8U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Todd Turner
248-701-3067
todd@grounduptraining.com
Team Info:We are a tournament only team. We will work with the kids on proper mechanics and good fundamentals.

Winning is fun, but the game needs to be fun while they are learning.

Troy Bulldogs 8U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:Joe Furwa
586-381-0396
troybulldogs8u@gmail.com
Team Info:The Troy Bulldogs are a competitive travel baseball organization dedicated to building strong programs and young men at all age levels.

The 2016 8u Troy Bulldogs look to continue the success of the Bulldogs winning tradition in the North Oakland Baseball Federation (NOBF).

This team will be for boys who are 8 years old or younger as of April 30, 2016. Another way of saying this is that the 2016 8u team would be for boys born on or after May 1, 2007.

The team will compete in 18-20 league games and 3 to 5 tournaments in the 2016 season running from late April though July.

The team will train indoors from January through April. Team focus will be on player development.

The Troy Bulldogs organization holds a 12u Cooperstown certificate.

Turnin 2 8U

City/Area:Livingston County   
Contact:Greg Everson
734-320-6801
greg@reeddetective.com
Team Info:Looking for players who are passionate about baseball and want to learn how to play the game the right way. We will play in the kvbsa league and plan on two to three tournaments.

We expect every player to improve their skills throughout the season and understanding of how the game is played.

West Michigan Warriors 8U

City/Area:Grand Rapids   
Contact:Doug
616-706-5292
westmiwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:West Michigan Warriors is a competitive travel baseball and softball organization dedicated to raising strong men & women of God, and serving those in need.

We are located in Grand Rapids, MI and our indoor training facility is located on 44th Street. We teach fundamental, competitive baseball and softball in a family friendly environment.

Warriors travel teams will compete in many regular season games, and several highly competitive tournaments. Total games will be approximately 30-70 games in a season, depending on age.

Warriors players participate in service based activities in addition to regular practices and games. We are fully aware and sensitive to the time commitments involved in travel baseball and softball.

We make every effort to balance this out with the service based activities that the team participates in.

We feel that these activities benefit the players, the team, the parents of the players, and of course the people we are serving.

When your child joins West Michigan Warriors, you can be sure they will learn the game in a safe environment- free of cursing, tobacco, alcohol, etc.

They will also learn valuable lessons that will remain with them for the rest of their lives.

West Oakland Wings 8U

City/Area:Commerce/All Over   
Contact:Eric Williamson
ewilliamson@wcskids.net
Nick Di Ponio
ndiponio@comcast.net
Team Info:The WOW Baseball program is entering it’s 7th season with teams competing in 8U-15U, and will keep the momentum going.

Over the past 6 seasons the WOW program has amassed 500 + Wins and has qualified for World Series post-season play at every level.

The 2016 teams will be made up of some very fine young men who love the game of baseball. We will continue to be both strong players, and quality people on and off the field of play.

We look forward to getting better and continuing to learn to play one of the greatest games ever invented the right way.

The 8u team will play in the KVBSA league and play 5-6 tournaments from April till Mid July. We will practice 1-2 times a week from January to the start of the season.

Ypsilanti Elite 8U

City/Area:Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor   
Contact:Brandon Wilson
bwilson3929@comcaset.net
Team Info:We are looking for players for the 2016 baseball season who love the game and who cannot turn 9 years old prior to May 1, 2016.

We play a full KVBSA league schedule and 4 spring/summer tournaments.

The Ypsi Elite is a relatively new program, and our first 8U team, consisting primarily of select 6 and 7 year olds who excelled in machine pitch, was competitive in KVBSA in 2015.

Many of those players will be returning to the 8U Elite in 2016, and we are looking to build upon this experienced core.

The manager and all three positional coaches are returning to manage the 2016 8U Elite. We have a strong off-season (indoor) workout and instruction schedule that caters to multi-sport athletes.

We seek to establish in these young kids a lifelong joy and competence in the game that stems from understanding fundamental mechanics and strategy while playing hard and having fun.

9U

Ann Arbor Wolves 9U

City/Area:Ann Arbor   
Contact:Don Mead
(734) 637-5947
dsp.wolves.president@gmail.com
Team Info:The Ann Arbor Wolves are part of an organization that will teach players the fundamentals of the game and life.

We are dedicated to developing our youth as they learn the game. It is our goal to play in several tournaments from early April-late July.

We are in discussions to possibly play in the KVBSA, TBD. The tournament season will also consist of one out of state tournament at a location TBD.

Backyard Dreams 9U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-633-9380
BennettL1@att.net

Bloomfield Sting 9U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Tom Cooney
248-321-9088
tcpenn1@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:The current Bloomfield Sting 8U team (2016 9U) is coming off a successful season and is looking to add players to our talented group of returning players.

We play in the NOBF and will participate in 4-5 tournaments in 2016. We are looking for kids who love baseball and are eager to become even better ball players.

Brighton Bulldogs 9U

City/Area:Brighton/Livingston County   
Contact:John Popma
johnppopma@gmail.com
Team Info:Brighton Bulldogs 9U is looking to build on a great core team that made huge strides last season.

The team will work hard and play hard! We will be participating in the KVBSA league.

The team will play approx 30 games and 2-3 tournaments plus the Brighton Tournament. Come out and see what we are all about!!

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.

Complete Baseball 9U

City/Area:Portage/Mattawan   
Contact:Greg Koning
269-998-5701
gjkoning02@gmail.com
Team Info:Complete 9U will participate in 5 tournaments, with some practices in the Fall, winter workouts, and will be little league friendly!

Dearborn Heights Diamondbacks 9U

City/Area:Dearborn Heights, Dearborn, Livonia, Canton, Redford   
Contact:Coach Rob
734-444-4337
rujkaj@gmail.com
Team Info:We plan on doing 6 to 7 tournaments and 15 league games with off season practices.

Detroit Bees 9U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Marc Strong
734-787-0968
otss74@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 2015 9U Bees will be a tournament only team in 2015, playing in 10-12 tournaments with 2-3 overnight / out-of-town tournaments.

We strive to challenge our players while developing baseball fundamentals in this family friendly organization.

Detroit Diamond Jaxx 9U

City/Area:North Macomb County   
Contact:Jim Teller
586-489-1814
jteller74@yahoo.com
Team Info:This team will train at Diamond Development in Chesterfield Twp, and will compete in the MABF, as well as in 3 to 4 local tournaments.

We may go as far as Battle Creek or Frankenmuth for one of the tournaments. We expect to compete in the 'A' division of 9U if there are multiple divisions.

Over the course of the next few years, I plan to teach and develop our kids in a way that sets the example for others, and broaden our tournament exposure.

We plan to go to Elizabethown, KY or possibly the Cal Ripken Experience (Myrtle Beach, SC) in 2017, and we have a certificate within the organization to go to Cooperstown in 2019.

Downriver Demons 9U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Jessica Webster
734-530-8337
Downriverdemons@yahoo.com
Team Info:We have been a travel organization for the past 10 years, and our coaches have a combined 25 years experience in coaching. We aim to teach our players the fundamentals of baseball.

Sportsmanship is very important to us and we realize that we are here to teach the kids that and are not here for our own personal egos.

We will teach each player hitting fielding and throwing and how to run bases. Our goal is to make each player understand baseball and make them into the best players they can be.

We offer the following: Off season training starting in November. League play, consisting of about 16 - 20 games.

6 tournaments starting in May and running through July. At least 18 tournament Games.

Two Uniforms - two hats, two baseball pants, three jerseys, two pairs of socks, two belts. Warm Up jackets for players. Embroidered Player Bags for equipment. Individual Batting Helmets.

We have a proven track record of putting our kids on high school teams and having them ready for the next level of baseball.

All of our kids have went on to play high school baseball and we have a few who have even gone on to play college baseball.

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:Dave McDermott
dave@davemcdermott.net
Marc Loria
m2mloria@sbcglobal.net
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 top 15 rankings, and most importantly...a 99% placement rate on High school teams.

We are also proud to say that our 12u team in an annual participant in America's most prestigious baseball tournament, Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York.

We currently have 8 former players on college rosters.

Team will play 5-6 tournaments and compete in the KVBSA.

The 9u program will focus on developing baseball skills while creating a lifelong love of the game. Hard work and fun will be the guiding principles.

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.

Hartland Eagles 9U

City/Area:Hartland/Livingston County   
Contact:Keith Kletzka
(810)772-6647
coach.kletzka@gmail.com
Team Info:We are looking to add to an already strong core of players. We will play 40 + games which includes KVBSA league games and 4 - 5 tournaments (1 overnighter).

Very experienced coaching staff having played and coached at all levels from 8U to Division 1 college baseball. We will practice outdoors in the fall and do indoor workouts through the winter.

Hartland Youth Baseball is a feeder program for Hartland HS. (2015 MHSAA Division 1 State Champions). At each age group we are preparing our athletes to compete at the next level.

Our goal is to teach fundamentals, build the core skills of our athletes, operate with a "no superstar " team first atmosphere, but most of all have fun !!!

Hawks Baseball 9U

City/Area:Davison   
Contact:Will
734-550-6307
admin@hawkstravelbaseball.com
Team Info:We will be playing regular season in the GFBL and participating in a couple of tournaments.

Practice through the year outside at Richfield Township Baseball Complex then indoors starting in November.

Hawks GOLD 9U

City/Area:Howell / Hartland / Livingston County & Beyond   
Contact:David Piesko
810-533-0418
hawksgold@outlook.com
Team Info:In 2016, we will expand our organization and field two (2) Hawks GOLD 9U teams.

Our Hawks GOLD 9U (2015) team won 6 - Tournament Championships (including a USSSA State Championship Title) and 2 - 2nd Place ""Runner-Up"".

9U seems to be the age where our training and instruction has the biggest impact. We have a strong off-season (indoor) workout and instruction schedule that caters to multi-sport athletes.

Your player will enjoy a stress free coaching style with unique strategies and philosophies to lift the interest and fun in baseball. While enjoying the rewards from hard work and proper training.

Elite level training and instruction provided by professional and collegiate instruction from 8u to 18u.

The Hawks GOLD organization has produce three (3) National World Series Championship Titles, seven (7) State Championship Titles and over fifty (50) tournament championships.

In 2015, the Hawks GOLD 8U won 5 tournament championships and 2 Runner-Up finishes.

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.

Howell Highlanders 9U

City/Area:Livingston County   
Contact:Daryl Soneral
989 529 4267
darylsoneral@spencebrothers.com
Team Info:Howell Highlanders-Soneral (formerly Howell Hawks in 2015) will begin off-season workouts in September for the upcoming 2016 season. We will play league games through KVBSA.

Former college players have been engaged to lead indoor training this winter along side the coaching staff.

A considerable sponsorship has already been obtained for the upcoming year. This will allow us to play multiple tournaments without a major cost commitment from the players.

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 Rebels 9U

City/Area:Milford-Highland-White Lk.-Commerce   
Contact:Robert O'Connor
(248)705-7924
RoconnorRebels@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 9U Rebels are a first year team competing in the KVBSA.

With an experienced coaching staff that has many years of coaching youth sports at all levels; your player can expect to learn the fundamentals of baseball.

Your player can expect to learn in a stress free environment with coaches that are passionate about player improvement all while playing the greatest game in the world.

As head coach this will be my 9th year coaching youth baseball. In that time I have coached 17 teams including House, Fall, Tournament and Travel baseball teams.

Collectively we have had great success with multiple division championships, tournaments wins as well as a Babe Ruth State Championship Title.

Our greatest accomplishment is that we find a way to bring out the best in every player while maintaining a fun atmosphere without the negativity.

The Rebels plan on playing 30-35 games including the KVBSA league and 3-5 tournaments. We will also have indoor winter training and are very flexible with multi sport athletes.

I am proud to say that our organization annually sends our 12U teams to Cooperstown Dreams Park which is the most prestigious tournament in the nation. Truly a once in a lifetime experience.

Kalamazoo Flying Squirrels Travel Baseball 9U

City/Area:Kalamazoo / Portage   
Contact:Brian LaPorte
(269)808-6420
flyingsquirrelsbb@hotmail.com
Team Info:The Flying Squirrels travel team focuses on developing players in a fun and competitive environment with experienced coaches and a supportive parent base.

Lakeshore Warriors 9U

City/Area:Holland   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are Christ centered travel baseball organization. We strive to teach great baseball while honoring Jesus.

LCB Legends 9U

City/Area:Commerce / Walled Lake   
Contact:lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends will be competing in KVBSA League and 5-8 Weekend Tournaments. Also we host two local tournaments.

We provide professional training, access to local schools and coaching staff, and winter indoor training.

Home fields located in Commerce/Walled Lake area.

12U goes to Cooperstown each year.

LCB Legends are looking for coaches for 8U and 9U. Contact team if interested.

Macomb Premier 9U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Dan Hemler
586-873-2834
macombpremier@gmail.com
Team Info:Macomb Premier will be fielding a 9U team for the 2016 season. This will be our first year. The team is currently about 30% sponsored with several fundraising opportunities.

Coaches are experienced, with both youth and high school experience. Two coaches are also certified elementary school teachers.

The goal is to play in the MABF next season, and attend 3-4 tournaments, with low out-of-pocket costs for parents.

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:Livingston County and surrounding areas   
Contact:Joey Thorington
734-649-9098
thoring2@gmail.com
Team Info:The Lazers provide the advantage of competitive travel baseball, with professional instruction, and positive reinforcement.

The Lazers will hold off-season indoor training at the Legacy Center.

Players will work with some of the best professional baseball trainers at the Legacy Center and other training facilities in the Brighton-Howell area.

Michigan Lazers teams have won a USSSA World Series, multiple “AA” and “Open” level USSSA and local tournaments.

We have players from Livingston County and surrounding areas. Our players do play multiple sports, but make baseball their priority during the baseball season beginning in April.

9U will play in the KVBSA and multiple local and regional tournaments.

Michigan Nationals 9U

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

Michigan Red Sox 9U

City/Area:Birmingham   
Contact:David Mason
248-953-1966
dmason.mich@gmail.com
Team Info:Players will be trained to play multiple positions and given the challenge to play those positions in games.

Winter training will be held at the Michigan Red Sox Training Center recently opened in Waterford, MI.

The Red Sox training facility will be used for year around training with additional position, skills, and speed/agility clinics outside of regular team practices.

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 Stealth 9U

City/Area:Downriver area   
Contact:Mike Fountain
734-724-5523
mmfountain2@att.net
Team Info:We will play in 5 tournaments 1 being out of town, 1 being out of state and 3 local tournaments.

Team goals to have a fun, yet very competitive baseball team that will compete at the highest levels.

Michigan Storm 9U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:Erik Wright
734-752-7965
erikw2424@yahoo.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.

It is our goal that our efforts will attract the best in youth baseball talent and the most supportive of baseball families.

Please like us on Facebook and visit us on the web at michiganstorm.org for further information and contacts for every age group.

Michigan Storm - White 9U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Jason Berrios
734-624-9811
jayberrios11@gmail.com
Team Info:A competitive travel team that is looking for committed baseball players to add to a talented roster.

We will compete in the KVBSA league and play in 4-5 tournaments. One tournament will be out of town.

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.

Michigan War Dogs 9U

City/Area:Plymouth, Canton, South Lyon, Northville   
Contact:Jim Kraut
248 767-9275
jwkraut@live.com
Team Info:We 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 Plymouth, Canton, South Lyon, & Northville. We will play in the KVBSA league in addition to 3-5 tournaments.

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

Home field will be Maybury State Park on 8 mile Rd.

Head coach, Jim Kraut played 3 years at Eastern Michigan University, drafted by the Houston Astros and has coached at youth, college, and professional levels.

Michigan Wildcats 9U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Ian LaMay
734-341-4599
imtlamay@att.net
Team Info:The Michigan Wildcats are a Downriver based organization who's commitment is to player development.

We will be participating in the KVBSA league and will be in 5-7 tournaments with one being an out of state Youth Nationals tournament.

Our season will start in December 2015 with strength and agility in the organizations private indoor facility.

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.

Novi Nitro 9U

City/Area:Detroit Metro West, Novi, Northville, South Lyon, Wixom, Commerce, Walled Lake   
Contact:Corey Moskovitz
248-719-7868
corey@thebaseballlabinc.com
Team Info:Fun and development focused team, professional coaching, fall and winter training on the HItTrax Baseball Simulator and outside.

Players and parents can see the progress players make over the fall and winter and train and play competitive games year round.

Travel team, with league play in KVBSA, and 3-4 tournaments during the season.

Paw Paw Red Storm 9U

City/Area:Paw Paw   
Contact:Coach Erik Hindenach
269-599-7110
ehindy@yahoo.com

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.

Pinckney Pirates 9U

City/Area:Pinckney and surrounding area   
Contact:Corey Lumadue
248-890-3138
corey.lumadue@ifm.com
Team Info:Pinckney Travel Baseball consists of teams from 9U to 13U. We belong to KVBSA where each team will be involved with league and tournament games.

Depending on the age group, our teams will typically play 30 - 40 games. Indoor workouts run from January to May.

Mandatory practices and games begin in May. Please see our web site for additional information.

Precision Baseball PATRIOTS 9U

City/Area:Tri County Area   
Contact:Tom DiPonio
248-891-1241
coachtomd@comcast.net
Bill Flohr
248-761-9694
Team Info:Teams will play tourneys and league....we have some teams that will play tourneys only.

Our teams enjoyed good success but more importantly, got better at the level they competed at.

Prospects Baseball 9U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Ryan Ewles
(586) 260-7849
prospects9U@hotmail.com
Team Info:The 2016 Prospects Baseball 9U team will play in the MABF and 6-8 local tournaments (USSSA, Triple Crown, etc.).

The team will train outdoors from mid-September through the end of October and indoors from November through the end of March.

We will hit once per week, and work on fielding, pitching, catching, fundamentals, etc., once per week (separate days).

The coaching staff will consist of Head Coach, Ryan Ewles, and Assistant Coaches, Brian Green and Bryan Watson.

The staff returns from a successful first season at the 8U level, and will focus on the development of each of the players on the team at a variety of positions.

Players on the 2016 Prospects Baseball 9U team will benefit from access to years of coaching experience at both the high school and college levels.

The Prospects Baseball 9U team is looking for players to complete its roster for the 2016 season.

Strong players are desirable, but athletic boys with the will to learn the game and how to play it the right way are preferred.

Rochester Rays 9U

City/Area:Rochester Hills   
Contact:Jeff Fleury
248-495-5590
jfleury@thefleuryfirm.com
Team Info:The Rochester Rays is a Rochester area based travel baseball team created in August 2013.

The Rays have had two very successful seasons and will once again be playing in the North Oakland Baseball Federation (NOBF).

We will continue to expand the Rochester Rays organization to include 10U, 9U, and 8U teams in 2016. The number of tournaments will vary by age.

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.

South Farmington Blues 9U

City/Area:Farmington / Farmington Hills   
Contact:Jim Kent
(248) 496-5840
jkent@sfbluesbaseball.com
Team Info:The South Farmington Blues are one of the longest running travel organizations in Southeast Michigan.

We have a long track record of fine athletes who have moved on to High School, Collegiate and even Professional sports programs.

Our 2016 Manager for 9u has an exemplary winning track record in local travel baseball.

The Blues play the most competitive baseball teams in the area in the KVBSA and 4-5 local tournaments, including our own USSSA qualifier tournament every June.

We believe in teaching solid fundamentals of baseball and teamwork, while having fun in a family-friendly atmosphere.

Players are treated with the respect of the fine young men we want them to become.

South Lyon Thunder 9U

City/Area:South Lyon   
Contact:Don Mifsud
248-767-4202
mifsud1968@yahoo.com
Team Info:League-KVBSA (approx. 18-22 games). 4-5 USSSA "AA" tournaments. 1 out of town tournament. Moving this 9U team up to play 10U advanced.

South Oakland A's 9U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Paul Clair
paulclair@live.com
Team Info:The team will compete in the NOBF league and 3-4 tournaments, including one out of town. We’re looking for committed ball players who are eager to learn and develop as a team.

Offseason practice will be held at the SOA training facility with access to batting cages, pitching tunnels, and turf area for fielding.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 9U

City/Area:Oakland County/Commerce/Walled Lake areas   
Contact:Joe Cline
248-320-8783
jcline@unum.com
Team Info:Looking for a few 'key' players to add to an already talented core team. We will play a full league schedule as well as 8-9 tournaments.

Titans Baseball 9U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Todd Turner
248-701-3067
todd@grounduptraining.com
Team Info:We are a tournament only team. We will work with the kids on proper mechanics and good fundamentals.

Winning is fun, but the game needs to be fun while they are learning.

West Michigan Broncos 9U

City/Area:Kalamazoo Area   
Contact:Damian Koob
269-492-4133
damian.koob@gmail.com
Team Info:Our fundamental coaching philosophy is…

to create a structured positive atmosphere to foster the development of the physical, emotional, and game strategy skills necessary for each player to be successful and for the team to be successful.

We will emphasize team success vs. individual success through hustle, mental and physical preparedness, and sportsmanship.

Our goal is to be the best baseball team in Southwest Michigan and compete for the championship in each tournament.

West Michigan Warriors 9U

City/Area:Grand Rapids   
Contact:Doug
616-706-5292
westmiwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:West Michigan Warriors is a competitive travel baseball and softball organization dedicated to raising strong men & women of God, and serving those in need.

We are located in Grand Rapids, MI and our indoor training facility is located on 44th Street. We teach fundamental, competitive baseball and softball in a family friendly environment.

Warriors travel teams will compete in many regular season games, and several highly competitive tournaments. Total games will be approximately 30-70 games in a season, depending on age.

Warriors players participate in service based activities in addition to regular practices and games. We are fully aware and sensitive to the time commitments involved in travel baseball and softball.

We make every effort to balance this out with the service based activities that the team participates in.

We feel that these activities benefit the players, the team, the parents of the players, and of course the people we are serving.

When your child joins West Michigan Warriors, you can be sure they will learn the game in a safe environment- free of cursing, tobacco, alcohol, etc.

They will also learn valuable lessons that will remain with them for the rest of their lives.

West Oakland Wings 9U

City/Area:Oakland and Livingston County   
Contact:Brad Scheck or Chip Lutz
248-330-0156
lutzcha1@msu.edu
Team Info:The WOW Baseball program just completed it’s 7th season with teams competing in 8U-14U, and will keep the momentum going.

Over the past 6 seasons the WOW program has amassed 600 + Wins and has consistently qualified for World Series post-season play.

Our teams are always made up of very fine young men who love the game of baseball.

We will continue to be both strong players and quality people, on and off the field of play.

We look forward to getting better and continuing to learn to play "the right way".

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.

Zappen Tigers 9U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Griff Hock
ghock@berkshirecapital.com
Team Info:Schedule: 6 – 7 Tournaments Supplemental games will be added to complete schedule.

Practice: Indoor training starts in January at the Detroit Country Day Fieldhouse, which is a 70,000 square foot facility that includes 2 indoor batting cages.

Overview: 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.

Twitter Feed: @ZappenTigers

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).

Ann Arbor A's 10U

City/Area:Ann Arbor   
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 talented players that want to play 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 (4-5) 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.

Ann Arbor Wolves 10U

City/Area:Ann Arbor   
Contact:Don Mead
(734) 637-5947
dsp.wolves.president@gmail.com
Team Info:The Ann Arbor Wolves are part of an organization that will teach players the fundamentals of the game and life.

We are dedicated to developing our youth as they learn the game. It is our goal to play in several tournaments from early April-late July.

We are in discussions to possibly play in the KVBSA, TBD. The tournament season will also consist of one out of state tournament at a location TBD.

Backyard Dreams 10U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-633-9380
BennettL1@att.net

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.

Brighton Bulldogs 10U

City/Area:Brighton/Livingston County   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info:All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball.

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 the Kensington Valley Baseball Association 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.

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:Clarkston   
Contact:Brad Stout
248-408-4002
BradStoutLaw@comcast.net

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.

Dexter Dirtbags 10U

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 while playing competitive baseball.

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.

Farmington Hills Mudhens 10U

City/Area:Farmington Hills   
Contact:Brandon Teddy
248-910-8470
Teamteddy2014@gmail.com
Team Info:We are looking to start a team, a family of players, and parents. Our long term goal, is to condition the team for Cooperstown over the next 2 years.

We will play in the KVBSA league, along with tournaments thru out the season. Also, looking into the option of indoor/winter ball.

We plan on attending the Ripken Experience, a week long tournament in Myrtle Beach.

With the support and training by our coaching staff, and the help from the families, we will have an amazingly strong team, that when at the 12u level will be ready for the Cooperstown experience.

Fenton Tigers 10U

City/Area:Genesee, Livingston, Oakland County   
Contact:Greg Luck
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 top 15 rankings, and most importantly...a 99% placement rate on High school teams.

We are also proud to say that our 12u team in an annual participant in America's most prestigious baseball tournament, Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York.

We currently have 8 former players on college rosters.

Team will play 5-6 tournaments and compete in the KVBSA.

The 10u program will focus on developing baseball skills while creating a lifelong love of the game. Hard work and fun will be the guiding principles.

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.

Garden City Scorpions 10U

City/Area:Garden City, Westland, Dearborn Heights, Livonia, Wayne and Canton   
Contact:James Jackson
734-334-0285
Hilajack@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a new 10u team looking for dedicated players to fill a team. We have a great group of coaches that will teach the game and the kids will benefit from it.

We will be playing in four to five tournaments this season.

Grand Blanc Gladiators 10U

City/Area:Genessee County   
Contact:Brian O'Donnell
odonnellatc@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Grand Blanc Gladiators are looking to strengthen our roster for the 2016 season. It will be our 3rd year together and coming off of a championship season as a 9u team.

We will play in 3-4 tournaments this year, along with our regular season schedule.

Hartland Eagles 10U

City/Area:Hartland/Livingston County   
Contact:Michael Anderer
(972) 742-9158
michael.k.anderer@gmail.com
Team Info:We are looking to add to an already strong core of players. We will play 40 + games, which includes KVBSA league games, interleague play and 4 - 5 tournaments (1 overnighter).

Very experienced head coach having played and managed teams for 14+ seasons at multiple levels, in Michigan and Texas.

We will practice outdoors in the fall and do indoor workouts through the winter (focusing on pitching and hitting for every player).

Focus for every player is on fundamental baseball skills and individual player development that contributes to the TEAM.

Hartland Youth Baseball is a feeder program for Hartland HS. (2015 MHSAA Division 1 State Champions). At each age group we are preparing our athletes to compete at the next level.

Our goal is to teach fundamentals, build the core skills of our athletes, operate with a "no superstar " team first atmosphere, but most of all have fun !!!

Hawks Baseball 10U

City/Area:Davison   
Contact:Brian
810-624-4263
admin@hawkstravelbaseball.com
Team Info:We will be playing regular season in the GFBL and participating in 4-5 tournaments 3 local and 1 or 2 farther away.

Practice is through the year outside at Richfield Township Baseball Complex then indoors starting in November.

Hawks GOLD 10U

City/Area:Howell / Hartland / Livingston County & Beyond   
Contact:David Piesko
810-533-0418
hawksgold@outlook.com
Team Info:In 2016, we will expand our organization and field two (2) Hawks GOLD 10U teams. We will play in up to nine (9) tournaments in 2016 (1 - fall, 2 - winter and 6 - spring / summer).

We have a strong off-season (indoor) workout and instruction schedule that caters to multi-sport athletes.

Your player will enjoy a stress free coaching style with unique strategies and philosophies to lift the interest and fun in baseball. While enjoying the rewards from hard work and proper training.

Elite level training and instruction provided by professional and collegiate instruction from 8u to 18u.

The Hawks GOLD organization has produce three (3) National World Series Championship Titles, seven (7) State Championship Titles and over fifty (50) tournament championships.

Our Hawks GOLD 9U (2015) team won 6 - Tournament Championships (including a USSSA State Championship Title) and 2 - 2nd Place "Runner-Up".

We are expecting both 10U teams to be very competitive with high expectations. Players may enjoy the flexibility of playing on both teams based on availability.

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 10U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Amber Evola
586-321-8772
vitoevola@comcast.net
Team Info:We are a 3rd year MABF and tournament team. We will play in 4-5 tournaments in addition to the MABF schedule.

Howell Highlanders - Mitchell 10U

City/Area:Howell/Livingston County   
Contact:Marty Mitchell
810-923-9677
martin.mitchell@level3.com
Team Info:We will be a 3rd year team. We are looking for strong candidates who are coachable, focusing on the core fundamentals of baseball, good sportsmanship, and an overall great experience on the field.

Indoor training will begin in January. Our team will have access to the same indoor facilities as the Howell High School Varsity baseball program.

This allows us to maximize indoor time and keep winter training costs to a minimum.

We may also look to supplement that training with extra hitting sessions at places like MSA and Batter's Up.

We plan on playing in 18-20 KVBSA games and 3-4 local tournaments with possibly one "overnight" tournament.....most likely in Battle Creek.

Our experienced coaching staff have been together for multiple years and is very dedicated to player growth, taking this team to the next level and making the season fun.

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.

Lakeshore Warriors 10U

City/Area:Holland   
Contact:Mike Owens
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are Christ centered travel baseball organization. We strive to teach great baseball while honoring Jesus.

LCB Legends 10U

City/Area:Commerce / Walled Lake   
Contact:lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends will be competing in KVBSA League and 5-8 Weekend Tournaments. Also we host two local tournaments.

We provide professional training, access to local schools and coaching staff, and winter indoor training.

Home fields located in Commerce/Walled Lake area.

12U goes to Cooperstown each year.

Lincoln Scrappers 10U

City/Area:Washtenaw County   
Contact:Patrick Morris
734-649-3918
lincolnscrappers@gmail.com
Team Info:The 10U Scrappers are located in Washtenaw county and will participate in the KVBSA Community Division in 2016.

Having played a very competitive tournament only season in 2015 as a 9U team we are looking to build on that success in 2016 with a mix of league play in KVBSA and 3 or 4 tournaments for the season.

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,your opponent, and first and foremost have fun playing the game we all love.

With close ties to the Lincoln LL community we have access to indoor and outdoor facilities as well as scheduled time this off season in a indoor baseball training facility for winter conditioning.

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

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.

LMT Patriots 10U

City/Area:White Lake,Commerce,Highland, Milford   
Contact:Michael Weinberger
248-819-0885
michaeleugeneweinberger@gmail.com
Team Info:The Lakeland-Milford Travel (LMT) 10U Patriots will participate in KVBSA league (Advanced level) and play in 4-6 weekend tournaments, 1 of which will be out of town and require hotel stay.

We will stress character, player development, advanced skills while maintaining a family friendly and fun atmosphere.

We will have organized off season indoor practices starting in January to prepare for the upcoming season.

Macomb Giants 10U

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland   
Contact:Brian Cecil
586-619-1910
bcecil18@yahoo.com
Team Info:Manager Brian Cecil has coached baseball at all high school levels over the past 20 years. He teaches in Utica Community Schools.

His assistant's Dave Luft and Matthew Cecil played college baseball and have coached at many different levels.

Matthew Cecil is a strength and conditioning trainer as well as a teacher In Utica Community Schools. Coach Dave Luft is an expert in the skills of the game.

Kids will learn how to play baseball at an extremely high level.

Although in the second year of existence, the Macomb Giants will be a first-year team in the Macomb Amateur Baseball Federation.

The team will play 20+ games with 3-4 additional local tournaments. Workout facilities will be provided throughout the season.

The Macomb Giants will continue their goal of keeping cost at a minimum. As a charitable organization it is anticipated that cost will range from $200-$400 per player.

Included in this cost will be uniforms, work-out facilities, and league play in the MABF.

Michigan Batbusters 10U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Sam Lico
586-236-6034
rlico@comcast.net
Team Info:We are a travel team that will be playing in the MABF league and will be playing in USSSA and other tournaments. The plan is to play in 4 or 5 tournaments next year.

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:Macomb/Oakland/St. Clair Counties   
Contact:Joel Hoover
complete_athletics@comcast.net
Team Info:Team will be shooting to compete in the "A" division in the MABF and competing in at least 4 tournaments.

Michigan Expos "Major" 10U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Bay Paul
248-613-2816
coachpaul@michiganexpos.com
Team Info:The Michigan Expos have been in existence since 2011. Our focus in on player development. We play at the Major Level and participate in regional and national tournaments.

All of our coaches have either College experience and or Professional Baseball experience.

Highlights: - Professional Coaching - First Class Indoor Practice Facility - Newly renovated outdoor baseball fields/stadium - Speed & Agility - Amateur baseball in a professional environment

If you have any questions, please email Coach Bay Paul.

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 and surrounding areas   
Contact:Joey Thorington
734-649-9098
thoring2@gmail.com
Team Info:The Lazers provide the advantage of competitive travel baseball, with professional instruction, and positive reinforcement.

The Lazers will hold off-season indoor training at the Legacy Center.

Players will work with some of the best professional baseball trainers at the Legacy Center and other training facilities in the Brighton-Howell area.

Michigan Lazers teams have won a USSSA World Series, multiple “AA” and “Open” level USSSA and local tournaments.

We have players from Livingston County and surrounding areas. Our players do play multiple sports, but make baseball their priority during the baseball season beginning in April.

10U will play in the KVBSA and multiple local and regional tournaments.

Michigan Nationals 10U

City/Area:Canton, Belleville, Plymouth, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Westland   
Contact:michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:10U is looking to fill positions on our 10U major and our 10U AA teams.

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:Birmingham   
Contact:David Mason
248-953-1966
dmason.mich@gmail.com
Team Info:Players will be trained to play multiple positions and given the challenge to play those positions in games.

Winter training will be held at the Michigan Red Sox Training Center recently opened in Waterford, MI.

The Red Sox training facility will be used for year around training with additional position, skills, and speed/agility clinics outside of regular team practices.

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 Stealth 10U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Jason Walters
313-598-0398
jaygoblue@gmail.com
Team Info:We plan on participating in 6-8 tournaments and league play. We will train in the winter months @ the Downriver Baseball Center in Riverview.

The focus of this team is to play competitive baseball, promote sportsmanship and build baseball fundamentals in a positive environment.

Michigan Storm 10U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Dave Langlois
248-872-6881
davelanglois77@gmail.com
Team Info:We will play in a minimum of 7 competitive tournaments with at least one being out of state.

Offseason training and team building will start this fall.

We will have indoor practices and will likely play in an indoor league this winter in preparation for a spring filled with competitive baseball.

For more information about the team and coaching staff, please contact Coach Dave.

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.

Motor City Shamrocks 10U

City/Area:West Bloomfield/Oakland County   
Contact:Joe Harmon
motorcityshamrocks@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a solid, competitive and will have multiple training opportunities that other travel teams can’t accommodate into their schedule.

We also will show the parents a print out of where all the money is spent. We will play in 10-15 tournaments. (10 minimum)

Winter training will begin in early January and go through the end of March. Most of our teams will be playing in the hitting league at virtual baseball in the fall.

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.

MSA - Livingston 10U

City/Area:Livingston County   
Contact:Harold Kubitski
Hwk0303@gmail.com
Team Info:This is a first year team and our team's focus is to emphasize baseball fundamentals, skill development, and teamwork.

MSA Livingston will 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.

It is MSA goal that our efforts will attract the best in youth baseball talent and the most supportive of baseball families.

We will play our league games (16-20) in KVBSA. Our plan is to play 3-4 tournaments in the local area of a hour drive each way.

We will start indoor practice in late December early January at MSA and continue to work out at MSA till it is warm enough to practice outside.

Players will receive strength, speed and agility training with professional trainers at MSA. MSA players can also use the batting cages in off hours if they want to. Fundraising is a welcomed idea.

NFWB Cobras 10U

City/Area:North Farmington, West Bloomfield   
Contact:Dan Jakubiak
Cobras@NFWB.com
Team Info:NFWB Cobras are the travel baseball arm of the North Farmington West Bloomfield Baseball and Softball League.

NFWB is a community based travel program dedicated to building a strong baseball foundation for motivated players, as well developing friendships and camaraderie.

Following 2015 tryouts last summer, the 9U team was involved in off-season summer and fall practices, workouts, and training programs designed to improve baseball fundamentals.

During the winter, the team participated in a 9U/10U indoor league as well as indoor training and practices.

During the spring and summer, the team participated in league play and a number of tournaments, locally and around the state.

The 2015 NFWB Cobras 9U team just completed a great year, winning the WSBL league championship and finishing in 1st or 2nd place in 5 out of 6 tournaments played.

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:Don Farmer
248-250-4322
oaklandindians@yahoo.com
Bingo Lizotte
248-895-3338
Team Info:Our goals are to teach players to game of baseball while having fun and playing at a higher level.

Our expectations are that players come to each game and practice with a positive attitude be willing to give 100% effort at all times.

As a first year team we were 27 and 18. We are looking to develop players and have fun while doing it.

We will be playing in the NOBF and plan on playing in 4 to 5 tournaments. And possibly play in a winter league.

Again we are looking to develop players and possibly play AAA next season.

Oxford Wildcats Blue 10U

City/Area:Northern Oakland County   
Contact:Brett Moore
248-339-6817
Brettmoore@wlcsd.org
Team Info:Oxford Wildcats Blue is looking for players interested in competing at the Triple AAA level of the NOBF.

We participate in 4 to 5 tournaments plus an indoor winter season.

Phantoms Baseball 10U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Scott Bjerke
248-946-2358
sbjerkebaseball@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Team will be participating in the KVBSA league. Team will play 4-5 week end Tournaments.

Practice will begin in November with the team playing in the Oakland Yard Athletics Saturday Indoor Baseball league.

Team will have Indoor weekly practices thru March . Games and tournaments will begin in late April thru July. This is a first year team.

Pinckney Pirates 10U

City/Area:Pinckney and surrounding area   
Contact:Corey Lumadue
248-890-3138
corey.lumadue@ifm.com
Team Info:Pinckney Travel Baseball consists of teams from 9U to 13U. We belong to KVBSA where each team will be involved with league and tournament games.

Depending on the age group, our teams will typically play 30 - 40 games. Indoor workouts run from January to May.

Mandatory practices and games begin in May. Please see our web site for additional information.

Precision Baseball PATRIOTS 10U

City/Area:Tri County Area   
Contact:Tom DiPonio
248-891-1241
coachtomd@comcast.net
Bill Flohr
248-761-9694
Team Info:Teams will play tourneys and league....we have some teams that will play tourneys only.

Our teams enjoyed good success but more importantly, got better at the level they competed at.

Prospects Baseball 10U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Michael J Chmielewski
586-260-9410
mchmielewski@solake.org
Team Info:After a successful first season in the MABF we are opening try outs for the 2016 season. We believe in player development led by an experienced coaching staff.

I have coached for 20 years (youth, high school and college). We have two main assistants, both former college baseball players).

We also train parents to help run drills at practice to maximize player development.

Please contact me if you have any questions.

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.

Rochester Rays 10U

City/Area:Rochester Hills   
Contact:Jeff Fleury
248-495-5590
jfleury@thefleuryfirm.com
Team Info:The Rochester Rays is a Rochester area based travel baseball team created in August 2013.

The Rays have had two very successful seasons and will once again be playing in the North Oakland Baseball Federation (NOBF).

We will continue to expand the Rochester Rays organization to include 10U, 9U, and 8U teams in 2016. The number of tournaments will vary by age.

Royal Oak Nationals 10U

City/Area:Oakland & Macomb County   
Contact:Justin Kudla
248-467-4240
kudla1134@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 2016 Royal Oak Nationals 10 U team will play 18-22 League games in the NOBF. We will also play in 3 tournaments.

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 Oakland A's 10U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Greg Pokley
248-321-4656
gaptpd67@yahoo.com
Team Info:Winter training will be held at the SOA indoor facility.

Please email coach Greg Pokley with any questions.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 10U

City/Area:Commerce / Walled Lake / Wixom / West Bloomfield / Novi   
Contact:Joe Sommer
248-925-7334
JSOMMERLQ@GMAIL.COM
Team Info:Southwest Oakland Warriors Baseball is a highly competitive youth travel baseball program that supports and develops young athletes while supporting local and regional sports competition.

We have teams in all age divisions from 8U to 16U competing in the Kensington Valley Baseball and Softball Association (KVBSA).

We attract highly skilled and competitive players from the area that have a passion for the game of baseball.

We will accomplish this with a combination of quality instruction/training & playing against the best competition around.

We hope to see our players leave with passion, focus, work ethic and intelligence that they can carry forward.

We provide an environment for every player to improve their skill as far as their talent and determination allow while also developing character and integrity in every young man.

We play approximately 16-20 KVBSA league games during the spring and summer season and participate in numerous local and regional tournaments sponsored by USSSA and local youth baseball organizations.

We have a strong off-season (indoor) workout schedule that caters to multi-sport athletes.
Coaching Staff:The 2015 9U Warriors team won 3 tournament championships and 1 runner-up with 2 tournaments still to be played.

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:Ferndale   
Contact:Paul Turner
248-421-7611
paul@grounduptraining.com
Team Info:2016 Titans 10u is forming. We are a tournament only team and expect to participate in approx 8 weekend events locally in S/E Michigan area during the 2016 season.

Titans will conduct indoor practices during the winter in Ferndale @ GUTS Training Facility, (Open summer 2015)

Titans Orange 10U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Wolf Dorsch
248-419-0156
TitansBaseball0506@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a tournament-only team, and are targeting 6 tournaments between the end of April 2016 to the end of June 2016.

We emphasize player development (mechanics, fundamentals, and mental approach), sportsmanship, and teamwork.

Oh, and FUN; that's what baseball is supposed to be after all, especially for 9/10-yr olds!!

We go to win, but the goal is developing strong players with a love for the game, not trophies.

We will be working out and practicing/scrimmaging during the week, and play on the weekends.

Players will practice outdoors in the Beverly Hills / Bloomfield area, as well as practice and train indoors at our new facility in Ferndale off of 696/75 exit.

Your child will get professional training instead of joining a team and having to get additional outside lessons.

The Titans Baseball program is for players who are serious about playing at a higher level, with the goal of eventually playing varsity on the high school level.
Coaching Staff:Some of the schools Titans players have gone on to play for are Brother Rice, Groves, Seaholm, UofD, Shrine, Southfield Christian and Troy.
To learn more about the Titans Baseball program, please refer to http://www.grounduptraining.com/services/#/titans/

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, Lake Fenton, Linden   
Contact:Jason White
drjaymw@yahoo.com
Team Info:Approx 20 games in KVBSA league and 4-5 tournaments.

West Michigan Broncos 10U

City/Area:Kalamazoo Area   
Contact:Damian Koob
269-492-4133
damian.koob@gmail.com
Team Info:Our fundamental coaching philosophy is…

to create a structured positive atmosphere to foster the development of the physical, emotional, and game strategy skills necessary for each player to be successful and for the team to be successful.

We will emphasize team success vs. individual success through hustle, mental and physical preparedness, and sportsmanship.

Our goal is to be the best baseball team in Southwest Michigan and compete for the championship in each tournament.

West Michigan Warriors 10U

City/Area:Grand Rapids   
Contact:Doug
616-706-5292
westmiwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:West Michigan Warriors is a competitive travel baseball and softball organization dedicated to raising strong men & women of God, and serving those in need.

We are located in Grand Rapids, MI and our indoor training facility is located on 44th Street. We teach fundamental, competitive baseball and softball in a family friendly environment.

Warriors travel teams will compete in many regular season games, and several highly competitive tournaments. Total games will be approximately 30-70 games in a season, depending on age.

Warriors players participate in service based activities in addition to regular practices and games. We are fully aware and sensitive to the time commitments involved in travel baseball and softball.

We make every effort to balance this out with the service based activities that the team participates in.

We feel that these activities benefit the players, the team, the parents of the players, and of course the people we are serving.

When your child joins West Michigan Warriors, you can be sure they will learn the game in a safe environment- free of cursing, tobacco, alcohol, etc.

They will also learn valuable lessons that will remain with them for the rest of their lives.

Ypsilanti Elite 10U

City/Area:All   
Contact:Billy Mitchell
734-474-6390
mainstreetdollar@yahoo.com
Team Info:All teams will play 18-20 games in the KVBSA with 4 tournaments. We will have 20 weeks of indoor practice in the winter. $700 total.

11U

Anchor Bay Angels 11U

City/Area:Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair   
Contact:Tim Bussineau
586-992-8908
abangels10u2015@gmail.com
Team Info:We are looking for experienced players who can play multiple positions and can demonstrate the physical fundamentals, and mental toughness, to hit and compete at the higher levels of 11u.

You would receive high level offseason training at the Angels private training facilty and play home games at "Angel field" in Macomb Township.

Ann Arbor - PTG Warriors 11U

City/Area:Ann Arbor   
Contact:Patrick Slater
734-945-7503
PTGWARRIORS@GMAIL.COM
Team Info:-PLAY THE GAME- DEVELOPING ATHLETES … CREATING MEMORIES … BUILDING DREAMS - The guiding philosophy behind the PTG Warriors, fueling passion for the game and the desire to succeed.

Our focus is to develop the fundamental skills of being an athlete such as:

Agility, awareness (physical and spatial), team work and a strong mental capacity to compete with confidence and perform on and off the field, in sport and in life.

Together as a team we will create amazing life long memories and build realistic and achievable dreams in a fun and structured environment.

The Warriors will play in the KVBSA Community Division. The league season consist of 18-20 games plus an additional 2-3 tournaments, with one out of town event.

Off season training will begin in January, with the league and tournament season running from mid April - early Aug.

After the team is finalized, we may play in the KVBSA Fall Ball League, depending on player availability.

Ann Arbor Wolves 11U

City/Area:Ann Arbor   
Contact:Don Mead
(734) 637-5947
dsp.wolves.president@gmail.com
Team Info:The Ann Arbor Wolves are part of an organization that will teach players the fundamentals of the game and life.

We are dedicated to developing our youth as they learn the game. It is our goal to play in several tournaments from early April-late July.

We are in discussions to possibly play in the KVBSA, TBD. The tournament season will also consist of one out of state tournament at a location TBD.

Backyard Dreams 11U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-633-9380
BennettL1@att.net

Bloomfield Sting 11U

City/Area:Bloomfield Hills   
Contact:Brad Winter
248-506-3540
bwinter133732@comcast.net
Team Info:The current Bloomfield Sting 10U team (2016 11U) is coming off a very successful season in winning the NOBF AAA division and second year in a row in winning the league title.

Alsowon two tournaments (Clarskton Classic and Windmill Capital City Classic). Qualified playing in the AA World Series Tournament the weekend of July 23 - 26.

We are looking for top quality players to add to our talented group of returning players.

We will play in the top division, AAA, in the NOBF and will participate in 4-5 tournaments in 2016.

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/Livingston County   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info:All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball.

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 the Kensington Valley Baseball Association 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.

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.

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).

Clarkston Riverdawgs 11U

City/Area:North Oakland County   
Contact:Kirk Stegmeyer
248-330-2103
ksteg@comcast.net
Team Info:We will be playing a full 18-20 game NOBF schedule and approximately 4-5 tournaments, including The Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Please contact Kirk Stegmeyer if you have any questions

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.

Commerce Cannons 11U

City/Area:SE Michigan   
Contact:David
734-507-0745
dfiedor@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a newly formed team and we have 1 roster spot available. We are looking for a pitcher or catcher.

Travel Baseball experience is a plus but not required. A positive attitude with an aptitude to learn and have fun IS required.

We will play our home games at Gilbert Willis Park in Wixom, MI - 2199 Chickasaw St. Wixom, MI 48393.

We will play our 2016 regular season in the Kensington Valley League and 4-5 tournaments.

Dearborn Heights Diamondbacks 11U

City/Area:Wayne / Oakland Counties   
Contact:Mike Makki
313-658-7600
mike.makki@yahoo.com

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 - Blue 11U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Steve Teschendorf
eastsideniners@gmail.com
Team Info:Team will continue to focus on fundamentals, player development, with emphasis on promoting a fun team atmosphere.

The team will compete in MABF (18-22 games) and participate in 3-4 tournaments (1-2 overnight within driving distance). We also may participate in winter dome ball.

Team will train (November through March) at our own facility (Bottom of the 9th - 44370 N. Groesbeck Highway Clinton Township) with former professional players and coaches.

Team will also work offsite on a physical conditioning program.

Fenton Tigers 11U

City/Area:Genesee, Livingston, Oakland County   
Contact:Adam Craven
adamcraven@ymail.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 top 15 rankings, and most importantly...a 99% placement rate on High school teams.

We are also proud to say that our 12u team in an annual participant in America's most prestigious baseball tournament, Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York.

We currently have 8 former players on college rosters.

Team will play 5-6 tournaments and compete in the KVBSA.

The 11u program will focus on developing baseball skills while creating a lifelong love of the game. Hard work and fun will be the guiding principles.

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.

Great Lakes Gunslingers Baseball 11U

City/Area:Holland, Zeeland, Grand Haven   
Contact:Nate Braam
616-298-4708
GLGunslingersBaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a new team, with a core formerly with The Lakeshore Warriors now starting on our own.

We will be a competitive faith based team that is affordable for everyone based in the heart of Ottawa County.

We will compete in at least 5 tournaments as well as set up league play vs. other area travel teams as well.

We are dedicated to raise these boys into strong men on and off the field, being men of God and upstanding citizens in their communities.

We have many openings as we are a new start up team, so please show up to our tryouts.

Great Lakes Renegades 11U

City/Area:Jackson/Ann Arbor   
Contact:Coach Bryan Lape
517-206-5050
Team Info:The GL Renegades shall provide a quality environment that promotes instruction, advancement, sportsmanship, teamwork and an overall love for the game.

6-8 Tournaments starting in April 2016 - July 2016

Hartland Eagles 11U

City/Area:Hartland/Livingston County   
Contact:Scott Storey
810-210-3802
storey_16@yahoo.com
Team Info:HAYAA Baseball/Softball offers a competitive travel program.

We participate in the Kensington Valley Baseball Association and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 50 game schedule starting in early April and playing through the end of July.

Hawks GOLD 11U

City/Area:Howell / Hartland / Livingston County & Beyond   
Contact:Barry Forcia
517-599-0680
hawksgold@outlook.com
Team Info:Hawks GOLD will field two (2) 11U teams in 2016. We will play in up to nine (9) tournaments in 2016 (1 - fall, 2 - winter and 6 - spring / summer).

We have a strong off-season (indoor) workout and instruction schedule that caters to multi-sport athletes.

Your player will enjoy a stress free coaching style with unique strategies and philosophies to lift the interest and fun in baseball. While enjoying the rewards from hard work and proper training.

Elite level training and instruction provided by professional and collegiate instruction from 8u to 18u.

The Hawks GOLD organization has produce three (3) National World Series Championship Titles, seven (7) State Championship Titles and over fifty (50) tournament championships.

In 2015, the Hawks GOLD 10U won multiple tournament championships. In 2016, we will expand our organization and field two (2) Hawks GOLD 11U teams.

We are expecting big success with both of the 2016 Hawks GOLD 11U teams. Both these team will be attending Cooperstown tournament as 12U players.

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 Rebels 11U

City/Area:Milford-Highland-White Lk.-Commerce   
Contact:Rob O'Connor
248-705-7924
RoconnorRebels@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 11U Rebels are a second year team that will be playing in the advanced division of the KVBSA.

After a very successful first season including 2 tournament Championships a tournament runner up and an undefeated KVBSA Championship The Rebels are looking to continue their success.

We are looking for strong players to join an already great group of young men who are looking to advance their playing skills to the next level.

Your player will experience a stress free coaching staff that will be coaching it's 5th season together.

We are dedicated to player improvement, learning the fundamentals and having an overall great time playing the greatest game in the world!

We plan on playing 35-40 games including the KVBSA season and 4-6 tournaments.

I am proud to say that our organization annually sends our 12U teams to Cooperstown Dreams Park which is the most prestigious tournament in the Nation. Truly a once in a lifetime experience.

JTB Tigers 11U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:Patrick Buck
248-464-0649
jtbcoachbuck@gmail.com
Team Info:The team plans to play in NOBF and participate in 6-8 spring/summer tournaments.

Team will take part in extensive professional off season training.

Lakeshore Warriors 11U

City/Area:Holland   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are Christ centered travel baseball organization. We strive to teach great baseball while honoring Jesus.

LCB Legends 11U

City/Area:Commerce / Walled Lake   
Contact:lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends will be competing in KVBSA League and 5-8 Weekend Tournaments. Also we host two local tournaments.

We provide professional training, access to local schools and coaching staff, and winter indoor training.

Home fields located in Commerce/Walled Lake area.

12U goes to Cooperstown each year.

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   
Contact:Jon McMillian
734-260-2383
jdmac364@gmail.com
Team Info:Planning on 4-6 Tournaments plus 18-20 Games KVBSA. Our Tournament SCH 3 will be Local and at Least 1 out of town Tournament Not Decided on this one yet.

I need Dedicated Parents .And Players with right Attitudes. Any Questions you can Text Me Jon McMillian at 734-260-2383 or email jdmac364@gmail.com

Livingston Elite 11U

City/Area:Livingston County   
Contact:Mike Butler
734-740-1188
marnie_butler@yahoo.com
Team Info:Livingston Elite is looking to expand its family by adding an 11u team for the 2016 season.

We are looking for 10 or 11 players who are committed and willing to work hard while having fun playing the game.

10 year olds are also invited to try out and play up based on their skill level.

We will participate in KVBSA this season. Practices will start in January at Turnin2 facilities in Brighton and outdoor practices and games will be held at Total Sports fields in Wixom.

Livonia City Thunder 11U

City/Area:Livonia and surrounding   
Contact:Phil Henriksen
s8henriksen@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are looking for continued growth in our second season. In search of dedicated baseball players.

That dedication involves committing to fall workouts and weekend games/scrimmages, required winter training sessions, and a full spring schedule (played over 45 games this spring).

Spring schedule will include KVBSA play as well as 6 – 8 tournaments (local and overnight).

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 Sting 11U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Dave Frame
586-222-9655
dpframe@att.net
Team Info:The Macomb Sting's goal is to coach and prepare each player for the High School Level and above baseball programs. We play 4 tournaments per season.

In the short term we are preparing this team to visit and play in Cooperstown for the Little League World Series the following year.

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 Brewers 11U

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland/St. Clair Counties   
Contact:Joel Hoover
complete_athletics@comcast.net
Team Info:The team has new coaching staff with core players returning from current years team.

Coaching staff has multiple years of coaching experience and the team will be training in their own facility (Complete Athletics, 20590 Hall Road, Clinton Twp).

Will be playing 3-5 tournaments and playing in at least the "A" division in the MABF.

Michigan Expos "Major" 11U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Bay Paul
248-613-2816
coachpaul@michiganexpos.com
Team Info:The Michigan Expos have been in existence since 2011. Our focus in on player development. We play at the Major Level and participate in regional and national tournaments.

All of our coaches have either College experience and or Professional Baseball experience.

Highlights: - Professional Coaching - First Class Indoor Practice Facility - Newly renovated outdoor baseball fields/stadium - Speed & Agility - Amateur baseball in a professional environment

If you have any questions, please email Coach Bay Paul.

Michigan Lazers 11U

City/Area:Livingston County and surrounding areas   
Contact:Doug Quick
248-343-9433
dquick@rockelectrical.com
Team Info:The Lazers provide the advantage of competitive travel baseball, with professional instruction, and positive reinforcement.

The Lazers will hold off-season indoor training at the Legacy Center.

Players will work with some of the best professional baseball trainers at the Legacy Center and other training facilities in the Brighton-Howell area.

Michigan Lazers teams have won a USSSA World Series, multiple “AA” and “Open” level USSSA and local tournaments.

We have players from Livingston County and surrounding areas. Our players do play multiple sports, but make baseball their priority during the baseball season beginning in April.

11U will play in multiple local and regional tournaments.

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 MudCats 11U

City/Area:Grand Blanc   
Contact:Brent Keller
810-240-9748
swinglefty@aol.com

Michigan Nationals 11U

City/Area:Canton, Belleville, Plymouth, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Westland   
Contact:michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:11u has open positions for players on both 11U red and 11U blue teams.

Michigan Padres Baseball - Selects 11U

City/Area:Genesee and surrounding counties   
Contact:David Jameson
810-694-2305
mipadresball@gmail.com
Team Info:The Michigan Padres Select 11u baseball club was founded to develop baseball players using traditional methods, ideals and true baseball culture.

Select = parents pay $0 as the club is 100% sponsorship driven. Our Philosophy:
- we promote traditional sports and baseball values, development and commitment.

- no player is bigger than the team and nobody is bigger than the sport.
- FUN and true baseball development are synonymous. - 10 players maximum

- that development falls on the shoulders of the player and learning and loving the grind of development is as important as playing...and should be just as fun.

- there is a very big difference between instruction and development
- BALANCE is very important. Family, baseball along with physical and mental health.

- staff our program with very experienced and talented coaches along with position specific coaches; pitching coach, hitting coach and catching coach.

Highlights:
- professional coaching/training.
- team owned indoor training facility open 24/7 for our players to use.
- team dedicated diamond.

- give each player the ability to progress as his aptitude and drive allows
Coaching Staff:- teaching kids to be accountable for their own development using a team issued journal with benchmarks by a coach, goals and feedback.
- we will play in one league, tournaments and double headers
- team sponsored hitting leagues
- team contract for both player and parents; behavior and sportsmanship.
- $0 out of pocket with 1 hour volunteer commitment per month.

Michigan Red Sox 11U

City/Area:Bloomfield / Birmingham / Oakland County   
Contact:Robert Hanania
248-736-2874
rjhanania65@aol.com
Team Info:After a successful first year in 2015, the Michigan Red Sox 11U team has a strong core of players returning for 2016.

The team is looking for 2-3 players for next year. Players need to be team oriented, focused on learning, and ready to work hard at the fundamentals.

The Red Sox 11U team will play in tournaments only in 2016. However, we will practice and play scrimmages every week during the tournament season.

We will practice (including conditioning sessions) during the winter months in the Red Sox organization's new facility.

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 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 Vengeance 11U

City/Area:North Macomb   
Contact:Steven Super
Stevensuper@comcast.net
Team Info:We plan on playing MABF and 4-5 tournaments.

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.

Milan Big Reds 11U

City/Area:Milan   
Contact:Tracy McGraw
734-679-6698
milanbigredsbb@gmail.com
Team Info:We're a community based travel team that 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 high school.

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 11U

City/Area:Westland   
Contact:Scott Essenburg
313-410-4615
fearthedawg@yahoo.com
Team Info:Our 10U team will more than likely have to move up to majors next year because of how well we have done this year in AA. We are currently 2nd in the region and 6th in the power rating.

This year we will have 12 tournaments and next year will be the same. We are a tournament only team (No league play) One out of state tournament and one out of area tournament will be scheduled.

We have our own indoor practice facility at Lower Town Indoor Training Center. The 11U team will be head coached by Dan McGraw who has over 20 years of coaching experience.

Your player will get a fair opportunity to compete for any position he wants on the field.

We do not believe in favoritism for any kid on the team as it would lower the moral and bring team chemistry to a standstill.

The Bulldog organization is one of the cheapest organizations to be involved in as we do fund-raiser's and poker nights because we are a non-profit organization.

All it takes is a little parent involvement.

Motor City Griffins 11U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Joe Fuhrman
248-602-9199
josephc25@gmail.com
Team Info:This group has been together for the past 4 years. We use to be the Berkley Cubs. We have winter work outs two days a week at 2SP.

We will play in 6 / 7 tournaments, with pickup games throughout the season. Strong on player development and baseball smarts.

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 Shamrocks 11U

City/Area:West Bloomfield/Oakland County   
Contact:Justin Lewis
motorcityshamrocks@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a solid, competitive and will have multiple training opportunities that other travel teams can’t accommodate into their schedule.

We also will show the parents a print out of where all the money is spent. We will play in 10-15 tournaments. (10 minimum)

Winter training will begin in early January and go through the end of March. Most of our teams will be playing in the hitting league at virtual baseball in the fall.

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.

Motor City Snipers 11U

City/Area:Livonia and Surrounding areas   
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.

MSA - Livingston 11U

City/Area:Livingston/Oakland County   
Contact:Randy Lorey
517-375-0031
daze93@comcast.net
Team Info:MSA has a large indoor training facility for winter workouts. Team will play in KVBSA league and 7-9 tournaments.

Coaching goals to develop each player to play to full potential and improve skill level to hopefully catch fire for the game.

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.

Novi Heat Red 11U

City/Area:Novi   
Contact:Philip Snow
317-997-5519
snowphilip@aol.com

Novi Nitros 11U

City/Area:Novi   
Contact:Mark Dunn
novinitros11u@gmail.com
Team Info:We are going to be starting up a brand new 11U travel team that will be playing in the KVBSA League & 3-5 tournaments in the 2016 season.

The Novi Nitros will be affiliated & trained by the staff from the Baseball Lab.

We are looking for 9-10 baseball players looking to have fun, learn the game and play competitive baseball. The season will start in late April and plan to finish by 4th of July.

We are looking to play in 1 fall tournament & possibly 1 indoor Our coaching staff has multiple years of coaching and playing experience.

Our focus on this team is teaching the kids how to play the game with maximum effort and proper mechanics to ensure that each player maximizes their ability.

We will be promoting traditional baseball values, sportsmanship, teamwork, fun, development, and commitment to the game, no player or coach is bigger than the game.

We will be practicing in the fall & winter indoors at The Baseball Lab, with experienced coaches and training staff.

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.

Orion Chargers Green 11U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Terry Firestine
586-615-7531
terry.firestine@gmail.com
Team Info:Some of our team accomplishments are......

9U AABC State Champion 10U AABC World Series Qualifier & Participant (results are TBD) 2014 4 Time Tournament Champion 2015 Dome Ball Champion 2015 3 Time Tournament Champion & 3 Time Runner-up

Oxford Wildcats Blue 11U

City/Area:Oxford   
Contact:Mike Keene
586-292-2226
mike@mkkeene.com
Team Info:Wildcats 11U Blue are a Federation baseball team that will play in the NOBF competitive level 11U league in 2016.

We are a team that has 3 rules: #1 Have Fun, #2 Listen to your coaches, #3 Hustle.

We put Fun as #1 and we attempt with all our power to keep this #1 while teaching all aspects of this amazing game to players that desire and have the ability to play at a more competitive level.

We will compete against the area's most competitive teams in the NOBF as well as play in approx 4 tournaments. We fundraise to keep cost low.

Each players family paid only $300 collected in two separate installments this past season.

Please contact head coach Mike Keene at mike@mkkeene.com or cell 586-292-2226 for absolutely any question.

Oxford Wildcats White 11U

City/Area:Oxford   
Contact:Scott Dolata
(989)798-8498
sdolata@wimsattdirect.com
Team Info:The 2016 Oxford wildcats white 11u will be competeing in the NOBF AAA division 18 to 22 league games and 3 to 4 tournaments for the 2016 season.

Pinckney Pirates 11U

City/Area:Pinckney and surrounding area   
Contact:Corey Lumadue
248-890-3138
corey.lumadue@ifm.com
Team Info:Pinckney Travel Baseball consists of teams from 9U to 13U. We belong to KVBSA where each team will be involved with league and tournament games.

Depending on the age group, our teams will typically play 30 - 40 games. Indoor workouts run from January to May.

Mandatory practices and games begin in May. Please see our web site for additional information.

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 Baseball Patriots 11U

City/Area:Western Wayne County   
Contact:Anthony Holysko
734-904-3502
haloball@hotmail.com
Team Info:11U team.....will play league + tourney play....we had 2 - 10U teams this past season.....will have 1 or 2 11U teams this season….

team is coached by an varsity asst. coach at Canton High School.....team does have a returning core of players

Patriot players have access to Precision Baseball facility outside of team workouts.....team will practice twice per week indoors in the winter months

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 & Macomb County   
Contact:Rick Krstich
248-388-0112
rick@11miletruck.com
Team Info:The 20016 11u Nationals will play AAA in the NOBF and also look to play in 3-4 tournaments.

Royal Oak Thunder 11U

City/Area:Royal Oak - Oakland & Macomb County   
Contact:Chris Helton
RoyalOakThunder@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will train indoors during the winter season with the Varsity Baseball coach for the Chippewa Valley Big Reds and the pitching coach for the Macomb Monarchs.

We will participate in the NOBF as well as 3 tournaments. We also plan to participate in Cooperstown during the 2017 season.

Saline Hornets 11U

City/Area:Saline, Washtenaw County   
Contact:Scott Tousa
(734)985-1781
tousa2@hotmail.com
Team Info:We are based out of Saline and will compete at the highest levels in both league play and tournament play.

Our coaches have collegiate and professional baseball playing experience and we are focused on teaching our boys how to play the game the right way and preparing them to be the very best they can be.

SCS Mariners 11U

City/Area:St Clair Shores   
Contact:Mark Gadette
810 434 5253
mark.gadette@jci.com

South Farmington Blues 11U

City/Area:Farmington / Farmington Hills and Surrounding areas   
Contact:Scott Schuler
248-444-5146
sschuler@sfbluesbaseball.com
Team Info:The South Farmington Blues will play in KVBSA along with 4-5 tournaments during the spring season with 1 - 2 tournament being over nighters.

We practice indoors from November - March and will play in an indoor winter league and/or attend 1 - 2 winter tournaments.

We look to build a strong team that is competitive in league and tournaments.

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

South Lyon 11U

City/Area:South Lyon, Brighton, Novi, Northville, Milford, New Hudson and Surrounding areas   
Contact:Mark Galardi - Thunder
248.444.6444
mgalardi@wowway.com
Rob Quinn - Lightning
734.812.8754
rquinn98@yahoo.com
Team Info:In 2015, we expanded our organization and field two (2) Travel teams (Thunder & Lightning).

South Lyon Thunder will play in the 11U Open Division of KVBSA. Season runs from late April to July 1st.

Typically 16-20 regular league games and 5-6 Tournaments throughout the season including 1-2 out of state. League games are 2/3 weeknights 5:30 – 9pm.

Tournaments played on weekends. Weekly offseason workouts begin in January. Outdoor practices and home games are played at South Lyon High School JV fields.

The 2016 Thunder will be a 4th year team. Previous travel baseball experience at 9U or 10U is preferred.

The South Lyon Lightning is a 2nd year team that will play in the Advanced Division of KVBSA along with 4-5 tournaments during the spring season with 1 - 2 tournaments being over night.

We finished 2nd in our Division and runner up in a Winter hitting league at the Baseball Lab in Novi.

We practice indoors from December - March and will play in an indoor winter league in November-December.
Coaching Staff:We subscribe to YBSS (Youth Baseball Success System). Rob is a MLBDA Certified coach (Major League Baseball Digital Academy).
Both teams have a strong off-season (indoor) workout and instruction schedule that caters to multi-sport athletes.
You can expect your player to be a part of a strong team that is competitive in league and tournaments.

Southfield Cardinals 11U

City/Area:Tri County Area   
Contact:John Young
Detroitbruins@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 11U Southfield Cardinals Baseball 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).

Team will take part in mandatory off season training throughout the winter months.

Stars 11U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Theresa
586-419-7618
theresagalanty@yahoo.com

Titans Orange 11U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Todd Turner
248-701-3067
todd@grounduptraining.com
Team Info:We are a tournament based team. We will practice indoors at our brand new facility. Teams will work with professional trainers as well as former college players along with MLB scout.

Our program is for kids that eventually want to play high school baseball, varsity level and possibly beyond.

Troy Bulldogs 11U

City/Area:Troy   
Contact:Dominic Carroll
248-736-3457
u11troybulldogs@gmail.com
Team Info:u11 Troy Bulldogs will be playing fall ball, 2016 NOBF League, and 3-5 tournaments.

Turnin2 (former Howell Hawks) 11U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Brian Hess
(810) 599-0896
bhess0608@gmail.com
Team Info:This is the former Howell Hawks (10U) team now affiliating with one of the top programs in the state at Turnin2 (T2) for 2016 11U.

Turnin2 Offers: -Superior Coaching -Professional Instructors -Training, Clinics and Camps -New Indoor and Outdoor Facilities -Proven success at building baseball/softball programs

Turnin2 seeks to challenge kids to dream BIG and achieve their maximum potential. We strive to build exceptional young men and great baseball players.

T2 will participate in the KVBSA league, play 18-20 league games, and will participate in 7-8 tournaments.

League play will be at the OPEN level of the KVBSA and tournaments will be AA, AAA, OPEN and USSSA certified.

For more details, see: http://www.turnin2mi.com/index.php/teams/2014-15-tryouts-information.html

VBA Bandits 11U

City/Area:Marshall   
Contact:Kevin Lewis
1-269-589-3193
velocity3030@gmail.com
Team Info:Velocity Baseball Academy (VBA) is a baseball organization that has its own facility.

We focus on the importance of learning the game of baseball and growing as a team in a team like atmosphere.

Two teams will be forming. An Elite team that would travel and a Select team that will be primarily local league and local tournament play!

West Michigan Broncos 11U

City/Area:Kalamazoo Area   
Contact:Damian Koob
269-492-4133
damian.koob@gmail.com
Team Info:Our fundamental coaching philosophy is…

to create a structured positive atmosphere to foster the development of the physical, emotional, and game strategy skills necessary for each player to be successful and for the team to be successful.

We will emphasize team success vs. individual success through hustle, mental and physical preparedness, and sportsmanship.

Our goal is to be the best baseball team in Southwest Michigan and compete for the championship in each tournament.

West Michigan Outlaws 11U

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

West Michigan Riptide 11U

City/Area:Grand Haven & Muskegon   
Contact:Jon Tosterud
jontosterud@yahoo.com
Team Info:Second year team that had some good success in 2015. Strong core of kids coming back and looking to add 2-3 new players to help us get to that next level.

Plan to play about 40 games with 6-7 tournaments and about 16 leagues games. Team will utilize the Muskegon Extra Innings indoor facility for offseason training and practices.

West Michigan Riptide is looking to have 3 teams at the 11U level in 2016.

West Michigan Warriors 11U

City/Area:Grand Rapids   
Contact:Doug
616-706-5292
westmiwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:West Michigan Warriors is a competitive travel baseball and softball organization dedicated to raising strong men & women of God, and serving those in need.

We are located in Grand Rapids, MI and our indoor training facility is located on 44th Street. We teach fundamental, competitive baseball and softball in a family friendly environment.

Warriors travel teams will compete in many regular season games, and several highly competitive tournaments. Total games will be approximately 30-70 games in a season, depending on age.

Warriors players participate in service based activities in addition to regular practices and games. We are fully aware and sensitive to the time commitments involved in travel baseball and softball.

We make every effort to balance this out with the service based activities that the team participates in.

We feel that these activities benefit the players, the team, the parents of the players, and of course the people we are serving.

When your child joins West Michigan Warriors, you can be sure they will learn the game in a safe environment- free of cursing, tobacco, alcohol, etc.

They will also learn valuable lessons that will remain with them for the rest of their lives.

12U

Anchor Bay Angels 12U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Jimmy Zakaria
586-219-0712
Jgoblue1@gmail.com
Team Info:Angels 12u will be playing in the A division of the MABF, 4-5 tournaments, and go to Cooperstown for 2016.

Ann Arbor Wolves 12U

City/Area:Ann Arbor   
Contact:Don Mead
(734) 637-5947
dsp.wolves.president@gmail.com
Team Info:The Ann Arbor Wolves are part of an organization that will teach players the fundamentals of the game and life.

We are dedicated to developing our youth as they learn the game. It is our goal to play in several tournaments from early April-late July.

We are in discussions to possibly play in the KVBSA, TBD. The tournament season will also consist of one out of state tournament at a location TBD.

Avery's All-Stars 12U

City/Area:Oakland County and surrounding areas   
Contact:Nick Crivella
248-930-8828
Nick.Crivella@yahoo.com
Team Info:This seasons we plan on doing the following: Fall Ball games and practices, twice a week indoor practices at our facility, NOBF league games and 4-6 tournaments including Cooperstown.

Backyard Dreams 12U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-633-9380
BennettL1@att.net

Bluewater Blue Jays 12U

City/Area:Romeo   
Contact:Rick Guerrero
810-417-0242
bluewaterbluejays@yahoo.com

Brighton Bulldogs 12U

City/Area:Brighton/Livingston County   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info:All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball.

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 the Kensington Valley Baseball Association 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.

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.

Cascade Cyclones 12U

City/Area:West Michigan   
Contact:Jim Palmitier
616-481-3631
Jim.palmitier@comcast.net
Team Info:Our focus is to provide players with an opportunity to develop their skills at a pace that best fits their individual needs, while competing at a higher level than little league can provide.

The cornerstones of our organization are fundamentals, team work, and sportsmanship. While solid fundamentals are key to a successful team, we want our players to be equally successful off the field.

Through baseball, our players are taught the importance of a positive attitude, and how to overcome adversity through team work.

Our 2016 plan is to play approximately 45-50 games through GRABL league play, scrimmages and 7 tournaments.

Clarkston Riverdawgs 12U

City/Area:Central Oakland and western Macomb counties   
Contact:Mike McMullen
586-337-1681
mcmullen0204@gmail.com
Team Info:We are excited to announce that the 12U team will be heading to Cooperstown in the summer of 2016.

We will also play in roughly three additional tournaments, as well as a full NOBF schedule.

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 Blue 12U

City/Area:Kalamazoo/Portage   
Contact:Steve Bryer
269-270-2372
sbryer@icloud.com
Team Info:Complete 12U is looking to play in the BPA League, and play 7-8 tournaments, as well as winter workouts!

Dearborn Heights Diamondbacks 12U

City/Area:All Areas   
Contact:Ken Kruzak
313 598 4543
kkruzak@wowway.com
Team Info:We are looking for talented boys who “love the game”, want to work hard, and are coachable!

Our program includes an intensive indoor/outdoor training schedule, plus league and tournament play. Some overnight travel is expected.

Who: Seeking pitchers with coachable mechanics, a compliment catcher, and kids who hustle.

All while teaching how to be a positive part of a team, enhance baseball skills, have respect for others, sportsmanship, and self-discipline.

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

We will be participating in Cooperstown Dreams Park. We will also participate in 8-9 Highly competitive tournaments including USSSA.

Detroit Diamond Jaxx 12U

City/Area:Macomb/St. Clair counties   
Contact:Mike Merrifield
merrifield12@comcast.net
Team Info:Will play MABF A division Team will be going to Cooperstown Will play 4 other tournaments - one will be out-of-town.

Detroit Diesels 12U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Rich Roskopp
586-321-9236
richard.roskopp@att.net
Team Info:MABF. 5 Tournaments(3 Local & 2 over night). Cooperstown.

Detroit Dreamers 12U

City/Area:Wayne County   
Contact:Jason
313-909-7145
Jhamp2691@yahoo.com

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.

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.

Fenton Tigers 12U

City/Area:Genesee, Livingston, Oakland County   
Contact:Rob Maier
maier1214@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 top 15 rankings, and most importantly...a 99% placement rate on High school teams.

We are also proud to say that our 12u team in an annual participant in America's most prestigious baseball tournament, Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York.

We currently have 8 former players on college rosters.

Team will play 5-6 tournaments and compete in the KVBSA

Team will take the trip to Cooperstown Dreams Park to compete with the best teams in America. FTTB is the proud owner of a CDP grandfather certificate.
Coaching Staff:The 12u program will focus on developing baseball skills while creating a lifelong love of the game. Hard work and fun will be the guiding principles.

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.

Grand Blanc Gladiators 12U

City/Area:Grand Blanc   
Contact:Joe Zarzycki
586-864-2965
blwn327@gmail.com
Team Info:We are looking for talented boys who “love the game”, want to work hard, and are coachable!

Our program includes an intensive indoor/outdoor training schedule, plus league and tournament play. Some overnight travel is expected.

Who: Seeking pitchers with coachable mechanics, a compliment catcher, and kids who hustle.

The mission of the Grand Blanc Gladiators Travel Baseball, Inc. (a 501c3 non-profit organization) is to organize and maintain recreational athletics (Youth Baseball) in an instructional nature.

All while teaching how to be a positive part of a team, enhance baseball skills, have respect for others, sportsmanship, and self-discipline.

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

For more information, to preregister, or to schedule a private tryout, please contact Joe Zarzycki at (586) 864-2965.

Please plan on arriving 30 minutes early for your chosen time slot for registration and warm-up with all necessary equipment to play baseball, including catcher’s gear.
Coaching Staff:Players should be ready to demonstrate their skills in running, fielding, hitting, and pitching.
Preregistration is highly encouraged to help speed up processing time leading up to the start of any of the three tryout times.
Those who don't have time to preregister are still encouraged to attend as there will be Gladiator personnel available to help with the process.

Grosse Pointe Avengers 12U

City/Area:Wayne/Macomb Counties   
Contact:Marc Arseneau
586-404-3000
Marseneau29@yahoo.com
Team Info:Our team goal is to thoroughly develop player's skills while maintaining competitive balance.

The team will play for the MABF and we will play in 5-6 tournaments (possibly 2 out of State Tournaments).

The players will be given extensive developmental training. We will have off season development training 2 days weekly.

During that time the team will work on extensive pitching, hitting, fielding, and base running drills.

Grossi Baseball 12U

City/Area:Genesee, Livingston, Oakland Counties   
Contact:Jim Shadduck
jim.shadduck1228@gmail.com
Team Info:We are looking for 1 or 2 solid middle infield/pitching positons to play advance/open division KVBSA and as many tournaments as our schedule will allow.

Must be able to play multiple positions. Must also want to work to earn playing time.

Hartland Eagles 12U

City/Area:Livingston County   
Contact:Joe Paweski
734-834-8307
Hartlandbaseball.paweski@gmail.com
Team Info:Hartland Eagles 12u will be participating in the KVBSA for the 2016 season. We plan to play in 5 - 7 tournaments, including Cooperstown.

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 Orange 12U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Chris DuBach
847-910-3374
hitz.orange@gmail.com
Team Info:HITZ Baseball Club 12U Orange (Coach DuBach) is looking for two new players to complete our 2016 roster.

For the 2016 season, we’re looking to build off our 7th place overall finish (out of 36 teams) in the USSSA “AA” State tournament.

We will play in Cooperstown, the MABF, and approximately three tournaments.

Indoor workouts will start in early December and run through mid-April at the HITZ facility.

Our team utilizes the indoor infield, the full size hitting cages, and the dedicated pitching tunnel.

We have an experienced coaching staff and utilize the professional trainers at HITZ to supplement our training.

Our goal is to develop competitive, smart, respectful, hard-working, and team oriented players.

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 Rebels 12U

City/Area:Milford, White Lk, Commerce, and Surrounding Areas   
Contact:CJ Pearson
(517) 798-7315
Rebelstravelball.pearson@gmail.com
Team Info:HV Rebels is a 3rd year team that will play in the Advanced division of the KVBSA. We look to build a stronger team that is very competitive in league and tournaments.

2015 Successes: Runner-up: BPA 3 Up 3 Down [Davison] - 5/16 - 5/17; Champions: Fourth of July Summer Bash [Southfield] - 7/5 - 7/6; Runner-up: Duck Lake Shootout [Milford] - 5/22 - 5/24;

3rd Place: Windmill Capital City Classic [Holland] - 5/9 - 5/10; Runner up: Frankenmuth Bavarian Blast - 7/24-7/26.

Players can look forward to stress free coaching by our Cal-Ripkin Certified staff. They will learn teamwork, sportsmanship, dedication, and character on the field and off the field.

We are not just teaching great baseball fundamentals but also the fundamentals of everyday life.

Winter indoor training at Swat and Oakland Yard as well as professional training.

The Rebels will play 5-7 tournaments including a trip to Cooperstown Dreams Park to compete with the best teams in America. Rebels Baseball is thenowner of a CDP grandfather certificate.

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:Auburn Hills   
Contact:Jason or Matt Thompson
(248) 853-2255
jtbaseball@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:This will be a new team for the 2016 season. The team will offer a paid non parent head coach and a certificate to play at Cooperstown Dreams Park in 2016. Any further questions please contact JTB.

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.

Lake Orion Crush 12U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Rico Grazioli
12UCrush2016@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be an all-tournament team competing in regional and out of state tournaments sponsored by USSSA and others.

Our baseball club participates in a year round program including fall/winter training.

We will hold pitching and hitting related instruction and workouts at Virtual Baseball in Waterford during the winter and early spring months.

Please contact our coaches at 12UCrush2016@gmail.com if you have any further questions. We look forward to meeting you at the tryout.

Also visit www.locrush.com for further organization information.

Lake Orion Dragons 12U

City/Area:Lake Orion   
Contact:Doug Babcock
248-875-6493
Drbabsmi@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:We will compete in the NOBF during the 2016 season and plan to participate in 4-5 tournaments next year as well.

The Dragons qualified for the AABC and USSSA state Tournaments.

We will work to develop our players with both indoor (Oakland Yard, Virtual Baseball) and outdoor training this Fall and Winter to prepare for the upcoming season.

Lakeshore Warriors 12U

City/Area:Holland   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are Christ centered travel baseball organization. We strive to teach great baseball while honoring Jesus.

LCB Legends 12U

City/Area:Commerce / Walled Lake   
Contact:lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends will be competing in KVBSA League and 5-8 Weekend Tournaments. Also we host two local tournaments.

We provide professional training, access to local schools and coaching staff, and winter indoor training.

Home fields located in Commerce/Walled Lake area.

12U goes to Cooperstown each year.

Livingston Elite 12U

City/Area:Livingston County   
Contact:Jason Hoover
810-300-6873
j_hoover2424@yahoo.com
Team Info:Livingston Elite 12U is a second year team who is looking for player to develop and help build a competitive team for the 2016 season and beyond.

We are looking for players who are committed, hard working and want to play as a "TEAM" to join our family.

We plan on playing in KVBSA along with 4-7 weekend tournaments.

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.

LMT Red Rebels 12U

City/Area:Milford/highland   
Contact:Greg Werth
248-736-9799
Gregwerth@comcast.net
Team Info:The LMT Red Rebels are part of the Lakeland-Milford Travel Baseball Softball Association (LMTBSA).

LMTBSA works closely with Lakeland and Milford High School baseball programs with the goal of being a feeder program to the High School baseball teams.

Our team has been remained competitive this year and we are currently in first place in our division this year as the season is winding down.

We have a 100% volunteer staff that has many years of both coaching and playing experience.

We strive to instill competitiveness, sportsmanship, and teamwork in an environment that supports the needs of our players and keeps the most important aspect of the game alive-FUN.

The 12U team will play in 18-22 KVBSA league games, 5-7 tournements with at least 2 out of town tournaments. One of those tournaments will include the Cooperstown 12u tournament in New York.

We also plan other team building and bonding experiences at various times. (past experiences include laser tag, zip lining, pool parties, and BBQ)

Off season conditioning is strongly encouraged and team opportunities will be available. Off season sports are also strongly encouraged and supported.
Coaching Staff:Winter training officially begins in January with allowances for off season sport activities. The baseball season begins officially March 1st and lasts through July.
You can expect 3 practices/games (in combination) per week throughout the season. We ask that vacations are not planned during the official baseball season.

Macomb Broncos 12U

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.

Macomb Chaos 12U

City/Area:Utica   
Contact:Greg Whaley
248-785-7331
macombchaos@gmail.com

Macomb Gators 12U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Erik Anderson
erik.anderson32@hotmail.com
Team Info:The Macomb Gators will play in the MABF A division and compete in at least 4 tournaments including the Nationals Myrtle Beach.

Macomb Sting 12U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Brian Goebel
586-942-9091
bgoebs@gmail.com
Team Info:The 2016 Macomb Sting 12U baseball team will continue to participate in the MABF "A" division league in 2016, and will play in 4-5 tournaments, including a trip to Cooperstown Dreams Park.

We balance three things on this team: having fun, developing skills, and competing.

We'll have professional instructors in both hitting and pitching, and an experienced coaching staff.

Michigan Batbusters 12U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Jeffery Cojocar
586-873-5443
jcojocar@cojocarlaw.com
Team Info:The 12 U Batbusters will again play in the MABF A Division and participate in at least four tournaments in 2016 including Cooperstown.

We are an existing team returning multiple players, but also having a couple of openings for talented individuals.

Pitching is always emphasized, but we will look at any position on the field in filling our needs.

Michigan Blue Jays 12U

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 Chaney 12U

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

Michigan Blue Knights 12U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Corey Bell
cbell4det@hotmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Blue Knights Baseball is dedicated to the fundamental development of players at a competitive level.

We believe hard work, maximum effort, sportsmanship, good character and a positive mental attitude develops into a successful baseball team and program.

Our ultimate goal is to: develop, compete, succeed and have fun.

Michigan Brewers 12U

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland/St. Clair Counties   
Contact:Joel Hoover
complete_athletics@comcast.net
Team Info:U12 Michigan Brewers Team is a successful returning team that won the "A" division in MABF @U11.

Also took 1st place at USSSA Memorial Tournament and finished 2nd @ CABA States.

Team will be going to Cooperstown and competing in the A or upper A division again next year.

Michigan Bulldogs 12U

City/Area:Livonia   
Contact:Derrick Herr
(248)909-2365
derrick.herr@att.net
Team Info:The Michigan Bulldogs are a long running organization with the goals of building strong baseball fundamentals for moving on to the high school level.

The team will compete in the full season for the KVBSA and our goal is to play in several tournaments.

We will have indoor training in the off-season.

Players will also have the opportunity to play in a fall ball league if player is available.

Michigan Expos "Major" 12U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Bay Paul
248-613-2816
coachpaul@michiganexpos.com
Team Info:The Michigan Expos have been in existence since 2011. Our focus in on player development. We play at the Major Level and participate in regional and national tournaments.

All of our coaches have either College experience and or Professional Baseball experience.

Highlights: - Professional Coaching - First Class Indoor Practice Facility - Newly renovated outdoor baseball fields/stadium - Speed & Agility - Amateur baseball in a professional environment

If you have any questions, please email Coach Bay Paul.

Michigan Lazers 12U

City/Area:Livingston County and surrounding areas   
Contact:Dave Szerlag
517-376-0361
daveszerlag@gmail.com
Team Info:The Lazers provide the advantage of competitive travel baseball, with professional instruction, and positive reinforcement.

The Lazers will hold off-season indoor training at the Legacy Center.

Players will work with some of the best professional baseball trainers at the Legacy Center and other training facilities in the Brighton-Howell area.

Michigan Lazers teams have won a USSSA World Series, multiple “AA” and “Open” level USSSA and local tournaments.

Michigan Lazers 11U tournament record was outstanding in 2015 including a Top 10 "AA" State power ranking in USSSA.

We have players from Livingston County and surrounding areas. Our players do play multiple sports, but make baseball their priority during the baseball season beginning in April.

12U will play 10-12 Tournaments including USSSA, Gameday USA, FAAST, community, Cooperstown and possibly KVBSA Open (TBD).

Michigan Nationals 12U

City/Area:Canton, Belleville, Plymouth, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Westland   
Contact:michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:12U MICHIGAN NATIONALS are heading to COOPERSTOWN in 2016. The team is looking to experienced travel players with a great work ethic and a love for the game.

Michigan Red Sox White 12U

City/Area:Birmingham   
Contact:David Mason
248-953-1966
dmason.mich@gmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Red Sox White just completed another successful season. Our goal is to develop players with high school varsity baseball aspirations.

Players will be trained to play multiple positions and given the challenge to play those positions in games.

Winter training will be held at the Michigan Red Sox Training Center recently opened in Waterford, MI.

The Red Sox training facility will be used for year around training with additional position, skills, and speed/agility clinics outside of regular team practices.

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 Scrappers 12U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Dan Booth
michiganscrappers@gmail.com
Team Info:The 12U Michigan Scrappers are a returning talented group who had great success in 2015. We will be competing in the MABF "A" divison.

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 Mayhem 12U

City/Area:Monroe   
Contact:Lance Lambdin
734-344-1831
Monroemayhembaseball@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will be playing in 5-6 tournaments with 2 being out of town (Cooperstown) We will practice throughout the winter.

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 Shamrocks 12U

City/Area:West Bloomfield/Oakland County   
Contact:Justin Lewis
motorcityshamrocks@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a solid, competitive and will have multiple training opportunities that other travel teams can’t accommodate into their schedule.

We also will show the parents a print out of where all the money is spent. We will play in 10-15 tournaments. (10 minimum)

Winter training will begin in early January and go through the end of March. Most of our teams will be playing in the hitting league at virtual baseball in the fall.

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.

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:Bingo Lizotte
248-895-3338
oaklandindians@yahoo.com
Team Info:Our goals are to teach players to game of baseball while having fun and playing at a higher level.

Our expectations are that players come to each game and practice with a positive attitude be willing to give 100% effort at all times.

We will play 18-20 games in NOBF and also play in 4-6 tournaments. Our team will be heading to Cal Ripken in Myrtle Beach July 2016

Orion Chargers 12U

City/Area:    
Contact:Eric Dempsey
248.568.5005
esdempsey@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:The 2016 season for both teams will be tournament only with mid-week scrimmages and practices, ending with a trip to Cooperstown for both teams.

There will be off-season professional development with a strength and conditioning program.

If you have any questions, please email us.

Oxford Wildcats White 12U

City/Area:Oxford   
Contact:Jason Snow
248-563-9911
Team Info:The 2016 Oxford Wildcats White 12u are looking for players for the 2016 season.

We will be competeing in The NOBF around 20 league games and 3 to 5 tournaments for the 2016 season.

We are looking for players who have a love for the game and who will work hard to acheive there goals.

If this sounds like you contact Manager Jason Snow.

Pinckney Pirates 12U

City/Area:Pinckney and surrounding area   
Contact:Corey Lumadue
248-890-3138
corey.lumadue@ifm.com
Team Info:Pinckney Travel Baseball consists of teams from 9U to 13U. We belong to KVBSA where each team will be involved with league and tournament games.

Depending on the age group, our teams will typically play 30 - 40 games. Indoor workouts run from January to May.

Mandatory practices and games begin in May. Please see our web site for additional information.

Precision Baseball PATRIOTS 12U

City/Area:Tri County Area   
Contact:Pat McAuliffe
precisionpatriots12u2016@gmail.com
Bill Flohr
248-761-9694
Team Info:Team will play KVBSA league and 6-7 local tournaments plus Cooperstown.

Indoor training will start in January twice a week at Precision Baseball in Canton. Home field is in Canton.

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.

Royal Oak Nationals 12U

City/Area:Oakland & Macomb County   
Contact:Mike Morris
248-990-2327
twre2@yahoo.com
Team Info:Next year we will play in AAA NOBF. We will also play in 3-4 tournaments. Our goal is to teach our players the game of baseball the right way and prepare them for high school baseball.

Saline Hornets AA 12U

City/Area:All   
Contact:Doug Cundiff
734 657 5845
dougcundiff@comcast.net
Team Info:The Saline Hornets 12U AA Team WILL Be Attending Cooperstown in 2016!

Team Goals : Have Fun, Prepare the Boys for High School Baseball, Be Competitive in the KVBSA Advanced Division and Have a Great Cooperstown Experience

Team Will Play in the Advanced Division of the KVBSA, Go to 4-6 Tournaments Plus Cooperstown

Winter Training Facility, Team Works Closely with Chris Harrison (former UofM Head Coach) at the Michigan Sports Academy

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.

Sterling Heights Nationals 12U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Dave Hill
586-549-0300
sh_nationals@yahoo.com
Team Info:n the 2016 season, we will be playing in the MABF 12U Upper A Division and playing in 3-4 local tournaments plus the Cooperstown Dreams Tournament at the Baseball Hall of Fame (Cooperstown, NY).

Titans Baseball 12U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Todd Turner
248-701-3067
todd@grounduptraining.com
Team Info:We are a tournament team. Our goal is to develop kids for high school baseball, eventually the varsity team.

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.

West Michigan Broncos 12U

City/Area:Kalamazoo Area   
Contact:Damian Koob
269-492-4133
damian.koob@gmail.com
Team Info:Our fundamental coaching philosophy is…

to create a structured positive atmosphere to foster the development of the physical, emotional, and game strategy skills necessary for each player to be successful and for the team to be successful.

We will emphasize team success vs. individual success through hustle, mental and physical preparedness, and sportsmanship.

Our goal is to be the best baseball team in Southwest Michigan and compete for the championship in each tournament.

West Michigan Warriors 12U

City/Area:Grand Rapids   
Contact:Doug
616-706-5292
westmiwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:West Michigan Warriors is a competitive travel baseball and softball organization dedicated to raising strong men & women of God, and serving those in need.

We are located in Grand Rapids, MI and our indoor training facility is located on 44th Street. We teach fundamental, competitive baseball and softball in a family friendly environment.

Warriors travel teams will compete in many regular season games, and several highly competitive tournaments. Total games will be approximately 30-70 games in a season, depending on age.

Warriors players participate in service based activities in addition to regular practices and games. We are fully aware and sensitive to the time commitments involved in travel baseball and softball.

We make every effort to balance this out with the service based activities that the team participates in.

We feel that these activities benefit the players, the team, the parents of the players, and of course the people we are serving.

When your child joins West Michigan Warriors, you can be sure they will learn the game in a safe environment- free of cursing, tobacco, alcohol, etc.

They will also learn valuable lessons that will remain with them for the rest of their lives.

Ypsilanti Elite 12U

City/Area:All   
Contact:Billy Mitchell
734-474-6390
mainstreetdollar@yahoo.com
Team Info:All teams will play 18-20 games in the KVBSA with 4 tournaments. We will have 20 weeks of indoor practice in the winter. $700 total.

Zappen Tigers 12U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Marty O'Neill
marty.oneill.ppv4@statefarm.com
Team Info: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.

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Ann Arbor - PTG Warriors 13U

City/Area:Ann Arbor   
Contact:Patrick Slater
734-945-7503
PTGWARRIORS@GMAIL.COM
Team Info:-PLAY THE GAME- DEVELOPING ATHLETES … CREATING MEMORIES … BUILDING DREAMS - The guiding philosophy behind the PTG Warriors, fueling passion for the game and the desire to succeed.

Our focus is to develop the fundamental skills of being an athlete such as:

Agility, awareness (physical and spatial), team work and a strong mental capacity to compete with confidence and perform on and off the field, in sport and in life.

Together as a team we will create amazing life long memories and build realistic and achievable dreams in a fun and structured environment.

The Warriors will play in the KVBSA Advanced Division. The league season consist of 18-20 games plus an additional 4-6 tournaments, both local and regional.

In 2016 we will play in the Youth Nationals Tournament in Reno/Lake Tahoe, NV or Elizabethtown, KY. We will also pursue a bid to the AABC World Series.

Off season training will begin in January, with the league and tournament season running from mid April - early Aug.

After the team is finalized, we may play in the KVBSA Fall Ball League, depending on player availability.

Ann Arbor A's 13U

City/Area:Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti   
Contact:Jim Peitz
734-883-6809
jpeitz1@frontier.com
Team Info:The Ann Arbor A's will offer two teams at the 13U level.

The Gold team will once again participate in the competitive Open Division of the KVBSA league and compete in 4-5 top local and regional tournaments.

The Green team is coming off a nice season and will also play in KVBSA and participate in 4-5 tournaments.

Teams will conduct indoor winter workouts starting around the first of the year.

Ann Arbor Wolves 13U

City/Area:Ann Arbor   
Contact:Don Mead
(734) 637-5947
dsp.wolves.president@gmail.com
Team Info:The Ann Arbor Wolves are part of an organization that will teach players the fundamentals of the game and life.

We are dedicated to developing our youth as they learn the game. It is our goal to play in several tournaments from early April-late July.

We are in discussions to possibly play in the KVBSA, TBD. The tournament season will also consist of one out of state tournament at a location TBD.

Backyard Dreams 13U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-633-9380
BennettL1@att.net

Blue Water Bluejays 13U

City/Area:Romeo   
Contact:Tom Daniel
586-557-2032
tomd@egilbertandson.com
Team Info:Looking to strengthen all skills as players move toward their high school programs.

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/Livingston County   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info:All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball.

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 the Kensington Valley Baseball Association 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.

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.

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.

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.

DC Sluggers 13U

City/Area:Southwestern Michigan   
Contact:Martin Mosier
269.998.7800
Martinmosier@yahoo.com
Team Info:We play in the BPA and we are a bronze team. We are looking at playing in 6-8 tournaments and hopefully qualifying for the BPA World Series. We are training weekend at Glenn Oaks Collage.

Last year out team won 3 tournaments and qualified for the BPA world series. We also played in Little League, winning our district title and placing 5th in the state.

Detroit Black Sox 13U

City/Area:Shelby Township / Macomb Township   
Contact:Dale Geiger
586-295-9158
detroitblacksox@gmail.com
Team Info:The Detroit Black Sox Baseball 13U Team will look to compete at the highest level for a third straight season in 2016.

Our current (12U) team just finished the regular season with a 35-10 record and is preparing to compete at the USSSA Elite 32 World Series at Disney from July 25th thru August 2nd.

We have potential openings for young athletes looking to work hard and prepare for high school baseball. Priority will be made for players with pitching experience.

We are again planning to compete in all of the major USSSA tournaments and compete for a State title.

Dexter Diamondbacks 13U

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

In 2016, we will be competing in 13U KVBSA (18-20 league games) and will participate in 5-7 tournaments (most locally).

In 2015 we won a divisional championship in the KVBSA Advanced division and had success in multiple tournaments.

Our 12U team will also be attending the Cooperstown Dreams Park at the end of August 2015.

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 and parents 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 also have specialists available in pitching and running.

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.

East Macomb Muskies - Black 13U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Brian Molnar
586-219-9860
molnar13@comcast.net
Team Info:We are planning to play in the MABF 13U B Division. We are planning 3-4 tournaments. 1 in Findlay Ohio and 1 in Frankenmuth Michigan will require hotel stays.

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 Mudhens 13U

City/Area:Farmington Hills   
Contact:Brandon Teddy
248-910-8470
Teamteddy2014@gmail.com
Team Info:We are looking to complete our 13u Mudhens family. We compete in the KVBSA league. We will be playing indoor winter ball.

Along with at least 4 tournaments, we will also be going to the Ripken Experience, a week long tournament in Myrtle Beach

We have a strong coaching staff, and look forward to finding the missing pieces to our baseball family.

Fenton Tigers 13U

City/Area:Genesee, Livingston, Oakland County   
Contact:Tim Hellebuyck
trhellebuyck@hotmail.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 top 15 rankings, and most importantly...a 99% placement rate on High school teams.

We are also proud to say that our 12u team in an annual participant in America's most prestigious baseball tournament, Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York.

We currently have 8 former players on college rosters.

Team will play 5-6 tournaments and compete in the KVBSA.

The 13u program will focus on developing baseball skills while creating a lifelong love of the game. Hard work and fun will be the guiding principles.

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.

Grand Blanc Gladiators 13U

City/Area:Genessee County   
Contact:Brian O'Donnell
odonnellatc@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Grand Blanc Gladiators are a competitive travel baseball team playing in the upper division of the Greater Flint Baseball League.

We have competed in tournaments throughout the state of Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky. We will play in 5-6 tournaments per year.

GREAT LAKES WAVE 13U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Coach Brad Modi
313-623-6273
GreatLakesWAVE12u@gmail.com
Team Info:We will play 16-18 league games as well as 5-6 tournaments.

Tournaments will be mostly local, but plan to do 1 out of state; Baseball Nationals in Elizabethtown, KY. or Baseball Youth Majors in Indianapolis or Daytona Beach.

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.

Grosse Pointe Avengers 13U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Aaron Senter
(313)580-8416
asenter45@yahoo.com
Team Info:Our coaching staff has over 30 years of coaching experience. We also have ex players that help out all year, a few of which went on to play college baseball.

Our goal is to get the kids to play smart and fundamental baseball. Also get to get them ready for high school.

We will be in the MABF A division and participate in 4-7 tournamens. 1 of the tournaments being Youth Nationals in Louisville Kentucky.

Grossi Nationals 13U

City/Area:Genesee, Livingston, Oakland Counties   
Contact:Dave Veres
773-398-5074
dave.veres7@gmail.com
Team Info:The Grossi Nationals Team will be a tournament team playing at a AAA-Open level playing in 8-9 tournaments in Michigan with 1-2 of those being outside of Michigan and will be coached by Dave Veres.

We are looking for strong players who represent our 5C's : Character, Class, Commitment, Confidence, and Coachability. Visit www.grossibaseball.org to learn about our organization.

We look forward to seeing you at the tryouts!

Hartland Eagles Blue 13U

City/Area:Hartland/Livingston County   
Contact:Wayne Thompson
248-808-4000
HartlandBaseball_Thompson@comcast.net
Team Info:HAYAA Baseball/Softball offers a competitive travel program.

We participate in the Kensington Valley Baseball Association and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 50 game schedule starting in early April and playing through the end of July.

Hartland Eagles Gold 13U

City/Area:Hartland/Livingston County   
Contact:Jeff Teffer
517-404-8300
hartlandbaseball_teffer@comcast.net
Team Info:HAYAA Baseball/Softball offers a competitive travel program.

We participate in the Kensington Valley Baseball Association and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 50 game schedule starting in early April and playing through the end of July.

Hawks GOLD 13U

City/Area:Howell / Hartland / Livingston County & Beyond   
Contact:David Piesko
810-533-0418
hawksgold@outlook.com
Team Info:Hawks GOLD will field one (1) 13U teams in 2016. We will play in up to nine (9) tournaments in 2016 (1 - fall, 2 - winter and 6 - spring / summer).

We have a strong off-season (indoor) workout and instruction schedule that caters to multi-sport athletes.

Your player will enjoy a stress free coaching style with unique strategies and philosophies to lift the interest and fun in baseball. While enjoying the rewards from hard work and proper training.

Elite level training and instruction provided by professional and collegiate instruction from 8u to 18u.

The Hawks GOLD organization has produce three (3) National World Series Championship Titles, seven (7) State Championship Titles and over fifty (50) tournament championships.

Our Hawks GOLD 13U we will be preparing the players for elite level travel baseball. Incorporating our HG strategies that are the foundation of our players success at older ages.

Professional instruction and training will allow the players to seek "next level" performance.

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 Patriots 13U

City/Area:Milford, White Lake, Highland & surrounding areas   
Contact:Jeff Girrbach
248-933-7071
coachjeff.patriots@gmail.com
Team Info:The 13U Huron Valley Patriots are a 3rd year travel baseball team that will compete within the Community division of the KVBSA in 2016.

We will have voluntary practices beginning this fall (September 2015), and may also participate in a fall or winter league.

Pre-season training begins in January, with practice held 2-3 times per week.

The Patriots will play roughly 20 KVBSA league games beginning in late April, and will also compete in 4-6 local tournaments, with the possibility of an overnight stay for one tournament.

Our coaching staff emphasizes fundamentals of baseball, skills development, sportsmanship, and teamwork.

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

While competing within the context of the great game of baseball, we also strive to mentor young men in their growth to become active leaders and generous members of their communities.

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).

Kensington Valley Cardinals 13U

City/Area:Livingston, Oakland, Genesee   
Contact:Sean Murray
(810) 588-1114
smurray75@comcast.net
Team Info:Kensington Valley Cardinals are a 3rd year team that competes in the KVBSA (Best league Period). For next season, we will Have 2 teams, 1 Community, 1 Advanced.

Player Development is job #1. We take pride in doing the "little things" right. We are relentless on proper form, mechanics and "team minded" thinking.

Players will have an opportunity to play Fall Ball in the KVBSA Sept/Oct if they wish. Indoor Training is offered in Jan-April, with excellent instruction.

We are looking for both, talented and experienced players as well as athletes who want to experience the different between "Playing Baseball" and becoming a baseball player.

Head coach is available for extra 1-1 practices with his players and even helps with rides. Our players and parents are an extension of my family.

All tryouts are FAIR and open to all. Assistant coaches are not even chosen until after the tryouts.

If you are a seasoned Travel Player or just growing out of Recreational Baseball and believe that great dedicated coaching is what your child needs to play at the next level, contact me.

We are not a team who's coaches kids bat 1-6. We run a fair and equal program, I am always available with extra time/help.
Coaching Staff:Team plays 20 League Games in the KVBSA as well as 5-6 Tournaments, including 1 scheduled for out of State (Possibly "The Ripken Experience) total game between 40-50 for advanced, 30-40 for Community.
Our main goal is to develop 22 total players (2 teams) of High School ready players. Fall Ball is also offered but not mandatory. Beautiful Home Fields with scheduled night games under the lights.
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Lake Erie Titans 13U

City/Area:Downriver Detroit   
Contact:Mark Napolitan
586-907-2022
markapex@comcast.net
Team Info:Quality AA Team that plays in a competitive local league and 5-6 tournaments. Will play at Athletx Youth Nationals in Myrtle Beach, SC July 3-10.

Lakeshore Warriors 13U

City/Area:Holland   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are Christ centered travel baseball organization. We strive to teach great baseball while honoring Jesus.

LCB Legends 13U

City/Area:Commerce / Walled Lake   
Contact:lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends will be competing in KVBSA League and 5-8 Weekend Tournaments. Also we host two local tournaments.

We provide professional training, access to local schools and coaching staff, and winter indoor training.

Home fields located in Commerce/Walled Lake area.

Macomb Rage 13U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Ryan Redmond
586-907-7319
theredmond625@gmail.com
Team Info:WE ARE LOOKING TO FILL IN A FEW KEY SPOT FOR OUR 13U TEAM FOR THE UPCOMING 2015-2016 SEASON. WE ARE LOOKING FOR PLAYERS WITH FED EXPERIENCE OR EQUIVALENT.

WE WILL BE LOOKING TO PLAY FALL BALL COMING UP TOWARDS THE END OF AUGUST AND THEN GO FROM THERE.

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME VIA EMAIL OR PHONE (AFTER 5PM) IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.

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:Macomb/Oakland/St. Clair Counties   
Contact:Joel Hoover
complete_athletics@comcast.net
Team Info:The team has new coaching staff with core players returning from current years team.

Coaching staff has multiple years of coaching travel baseball and will be utilizing a former professional baseball player from the SF Giants organization in the off season.

The team will be training in their own facility (Complete Athletics, 20590 Hall Road, Clinton Twp) and will be playing 3-5 tournaments and playing in at least the "A" division in the MABF.

Michigan Bulldogs 13U

City/Area:Wayne/Washtenaw/Oakland Counties   
Contact:Mike Heard
734-834-6950
mikeheard34@yahoo.com
Team Info:The focus of our team is on player development to prepare each player to compete at the highest level based on his skill set.

We coach our players to be accountable for their play on the field as well as their behavior off the field.

The coaches' believe it is essential to prepare/teach/coach each player how to effectively communicate with their teammates as well as the coaching staff.

We are looking to add the right player(s) who will adopt our unwavering philosophy of team first and one who is willing to work harder than any other player on the field.

Team chemistry both on and off the field is a high priority and we will only add the player(s) who meet all the criteria. This includes both the player and his family.

We believe/encourage our athletes to play multiple sports, become active in community service activities and excel in the classroom.

We will begin our training/practices in January 2016 and will play in the KVBSA league as well as 4-6 tournaments. These tournaments will be a combination of local and out of town events.

Team practices/training sessions will consist of traditional/non-traditional baseball skill/knowledge development as well as an intense core training program.

Michigan Hitz Kelly 13U

City/Area:Chesterfield   
Contact:Chad Kelly
586-242-3460
aaajmj@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be playing A ball next season in the Mabf and also 3-4 local tournaments.

Michigan Lazers 13U

City/Area:Livingston County and surrounding areas   
Contact:Brian Wisniewski
517-614-2653
wiz0013@comcast.net
Team Info:The Lazers provide the advantage of competitive travel baseball, with professional instruction, and positive reinforcement.

The Lazers will hold off-season indoor training at the Legacy Center.

Players will work with some of the best professional baseball trainers at the Legacy Center and other training facilities in the Brighton-Howell area.

Michigan Lazers teams have won a USSSA World Series, multiple “AA” and “Open” level USSSA and local tournaments.

We have players from Livingston County and surrounding areas. Our players do play multiple sports, but make baseball their priority during the baseball season beginning in April.

13U will play in the KVBSA and multiple local and regional tournaments.

Michigan Mustangs 13U

City/Area:Macomb County, Oakland County   
Contact:Dan Freeman
586-255-7574
footballgeek20@aol.com
Team Info:We will play 20-24 Federation league games as well as 8 tournaments with one in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Michigan Nationals 13U

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

Michigan Red Sox 13U

City/Area:Birmingham   
Contact:David Mason
248-953-1966
dmason.mich@gmail.com
Team Info:Players will be trained to play multiple positions and given the challenge to play those positions in games.

Winter training will be held at the Michigan Red Sox Training Center recently opened in Waterford, MI.

The Red Sox training facility will be used for year around training with additional position, skills, and speed/agility clinics outside of regular team practices.

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 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 Baseball Club 13U

City/Area:Westland   
Contact:Kevin Warren
734-476-7794
kskwarren@aol.com
Team Info:The Motor City Bulldogs Baseball Club 13U will be a tournament only team participating in 10-12 local and out of state tournaments.

We are looking for experienced travel ball players wanting to compete at the highest levels.

We have our own fields for practices/scrimmages as well as our own indoor facility in downtown Plymouth for winter workouts.

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 Shamrocks 13U

City/Area:West Bloomfield/Oakland County   
Contact:Mike Corcoran
motorcityshamrocks@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a solid, competitive and will have multiple training opportunities that other travel teams can’t accommodate into their schedule.

We also will show the parents a print out of where all the money is spent. We will play in 10-15 tournaments. (10 minimum)

Winter training will begin in early January and go through the end of March. Most of our teams will be playing in the hitting league at virtual baseball in the fall.

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.

MSA - Livingston 13U

City/Area:Livingston/Oakland County   
Contact:Cameron Ciaciuch
810-990-9182
camchach8@yahoo.com
Team Info:The MSA U13 Team will playing in the KVBSA and will look to play in 4-5 Tournaments.

As a benefit of playing for MSA, each player is recognized as a member of MSA and can utilize the facility throughout the year.

Team will be practicing in the facility during the winter months as well as be training with Phoenix Athletics. Coaching staff is non-parent.

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 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.

Oakland Whitecaps 13U

City/Area:Oakland County and surrounding areas   
Contact:Jeremy Miller
248.670.9196
jmiller@millerlandscape.com
Team Info:We will play in the NOBF and will compete in 3 – 5 tournaments.

This past season we had good success, winning the A division in the NOBF and beating several AA teams along the way. We will be moving up to AA this next year.

We are currently looking to improve on an already solid core of players by adding 2 – 4 serious and experienced players/pitchers. As well, we are in need of an additional assistant coach or 2.

Our goal is to prepare our boys to play high school baseball and beyond. Last year 90% of our high school eligible players made their respective teams.

We will start winter training in January at the Oakland Yard in Waterford. We will train 2-3 days a week.

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.

Phantoms Baseball 13U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Scott Bjerke
248-946-2358
sbjerkebaseball@yahoo.com
Team Info:This will be a TOURNAMENT ONLY TEAM. Team will start practice in November and continue thru out the season. Team will play in 8-10 competitive week end tournaments.

Pinckney Pirates 13U

City/Area:Pinckney and surrounding area   
Contact:Corey Lumadue
248-890-3138
corey.lumadue@ifm.com
Team Info:Pinckney Travel Baseball consists of teams from 9U to 13U. We belong to KVBSA where each team will be involved with league and tournament games.

Depending on the age group, our teams will typically play 30 - 40 games. Indoor workouts run from January to May.

Mandatory practices and games begin in May. Please see our web site for additional information.

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 Baseball PATRIOTS - AMPE 13U

City/Area:Tri County Area   
Contact:Tom DiPonio
248-891-1241
coachtomd@comcast.net
Bill Flohr
248-761-9694
Team Info:Teams will play tourneys and league....we have some teams that will play tourneys only.

Our teams enjoyed good success but more importantly, got better at the level they competed at.

Precision Baseball PATRIOTS - OV 13U

City/Area:Tri County Area   
Contact:Tom DiPonio
248-891-1241
coachtomd@comcast.net
Bill Flohr
248-761-9694
Team Info:Teams will play tourneys and league....we have some teams that will play tourneys only. This is a major team.

Our teams enjoyed good success but more importantly, got better at the level they competed at.

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 Red Wings 13U

City/Area:Rochester Hills   
Contact:Jason Williams
nobfredwings@gmail.com
Team Info:The 2016 13U Red Wings are a 5th 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 including The Ripken Experience.

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.

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.

South Oakland A's Green - Naylor Elite 13U

City/Area:Madison Heights - Area Wide   
Contact:Duane Naylor
313 220 4570
soabaseball99@gmail.com
Team Info:The 2016 13u South Oakland A's - Coach Naylor is one of the finest coaches in the area. He and his staff have over 35 years of combined coaching experience.

Emphasis is on player development and getting the kids ready to play at the High School level.

The SOA organization is one of the top clubs in Michigan and has produced numerous college players over the last several years, as well as 4 Major Leaguers.

The SOA organization also boasts one of the best pitching coaches in Southeast Michigan, Justin Robinson.

Justin is also the pitching coach and assistant head coach for Bishop Foley High School which won three consecutive state titles. (2011-2013).

Our state of the art training facility is located in Madison Heights. The Swingin’ A's will be playing an all-tournament format of 10 to 12 high level tournaments.

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.

St Joseph Grizzlies 13U

City/Area:Berrien, Van Buren, Cass Counties   
Contact:Daniel Van Beek
dvanbeek@gmail.com
Team Info:St Joseph Grizzlies travel baseball has been in the area since 2009. In 2016, a variety of teams in ages 10U through 17U will be playing in tournaments in the area.

We offer indoor training throughout the winter, 6+ tournaments in the spring/summer, plus possible league games and scrimmages during the week.

Our goals are simple: better baseball players. While winning is wonderful, development of each and every player is the goal of our organization.

Fun and love of the game with new skills, new understandings, and new successes for every player.

We do this within a very competitive environment that promotes winning baseball games the right way.

Titans Baseball 13U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Todd Turner
248-701-3067
todd@grounduptraining.com
Team Info:We are a AAA tournament team looking to add a couple players to our roster. Professional training that takes place in our new indoor facility.

Tri City Lightning 13U

City/Area:Genesee, Livingston and Oakland Counties   
Contact:Dave Steeves
248-240-9266
DCSteeves21@aol.com
Team Info:The 13U Tri City Lightning team will possibly compete in the KVBSA and play in 7-8 competitive tournaments. Will do 1-2 out of state tournaments.

Our goal is to have all the players finish the season better than they started. Winter practices will be December through March.

Troy Mud Hens 13U

City/Area:Oakland/Macomb County   
Contact:Jason Taylor
(248)217-3734
coachjason@troymudhensbaseball.com
Team Info:The Mud Hens will be bringing back a strong core of returning players but wish to raise the level of their play after very strong seasons in 2014-2015.

We play a full NOBF season (18-22 games), participate in 2-3 local tournaments, and will be traveling to Myrtle Beach to participate in the Ripken Baseball Experience during the summer of 2016.

Please visit www.troymudhensbaseball.com for more information.

Turnin2 13U

City/Area:Brighton - Hartland - Howell   
Contact:Jason Smith
248-321-5511
jdsmith709@gmail.com
Team Info:Turnin2 (T2) is starting a multi-level baseball program for the 2016 Season.

T2 13U is a new team and we are seeking players and parents who are committed to excellence both on and off the playing field.

You must be willing to make sacrifices and put the hard work in that is vital and necessary to achieve both personal and team success.

Turnin2 Offers: -Superior Coaching -Professional Instructors -Training, Clinics and Camps - New Indoor and Outdoor Facilities coming - Proven success at building baseball/softball programs

Turnin2 seeks to challenge kids to dream BIG and achieve their maximum potential. We strive to build exceptional young men and great baseball players.

T2 will participate in the KVBSA league, play 16-18 league games, and will participate in 6-7 tournaments.

League play will be at the ADVANCED/OPEN level of the KVBSA and tournaments will be AA, AAA, OPEN and USSSA certified.

West Michigan Black Sox 13U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:Steve Butler
269.823.4441
stevenp2731@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a highly competitive team with college level instruction that will be playing in a USSSA double header league as well as BPA and USSSA tournaments.

We plan to play in about 8 local tournaments in the spring/summer of 2015 and one over nighters in state.

West Michigan Broncos 13U

City/Area:Kalamazoo Area   
Contact:Damian Koob
269-492-4133
damian.koob@gmail.com
Team Info:Our fundamental coaching philosophy is…

to create a structured positive atmosphere to foster the development of the physical, emotional, and game strategy skills necessary for each player to be successful and for the team to be successful.

We will emphasize team success vs. individual success through hustle, mental and physical preparedness, and sportsmanship.

Our goal is to be the best baseball team in Southwest Michigan and compete for the championship in each tournament.

West Michigan Warriors 13U

City/Area:Grand Rapids   
Contact:Doug
616-706-5292
westmiwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:West Michigan Warriors is a competitive travel baseball and softball organization dedicated to raising strong men & women of God, and serving those in need.

We are located in Grand Rapids, MI and our indoor training facility is located on 44th Street. We teach fundamental, competitive baseball and softball in a family friendly environment.

Warriors travel teams will compete in many regular season games, and several highly competitive tournaments. Total games will be approximately 30-70 games in a season, depending on age.

Warriors players participate in service based activities in addition to regular practices and games. We are fully aware and sensitive to the time commitments involved in travel baseball and softball.

We make every effort to balance this out with the service based activities that the team participates in.

We feel that these activities benefit the players, the team, the parents of the players, and of course the people we are serving.

When your child joins West Michigan Warriors, you can be sure they will learn the game in a safe environment- free of cursing, tobacco, alcohol, etc.

They will also learn valuable lessons that will remain with them for the rest of their lives.

Western Wayne Crush 13U

City/Area:Wayne County, Oakland County   
Contact:Angelo DiMichele
734-658-7482
angelodimichelle@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 2015 Western Wayne Crush have enjoyed a successful season in the KVBSA Advanced league.

As a first year team we are competing for first place in our division and have won 2 tournaments and were runner up in 2 more tournaments.

We are looking to build on this successful season and are looking to add 2 to 4 players for 2016 who can compliment a very solid nucleus.

We will again compete in the KVBSA. Play 6-8 tournemnts. Looking to play fall ball also with possible fall tourneys. Will have winter workouts twice a week.

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.

Ypsilanti Elite 13U

City/Area:All   
Contact:Billy Mitchell
734-474-6390
mainstreetdollar@yahoo.com
Team Info:All teams will play 18-20 games in the KVBSA with 4 tournaments. We will have 20 weeks of indoor practice in the winter. $700 total.

Zappen Tigers - Prime 13U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Schuyler Doakes
schuylerdoakes@yahoo.com
Team Info:Coaching Staff made up of Non-Parent coaches. Head Coach: Schuyler Doakes *Former Varsity High School Varsity Head Coach *Currently Coaching in the Country Day Baseball Program

*Former Collegiate Player at Division I Level *Drafted by the Seattle Mariners *7 years of Professional Baseball Playing Experience

Asst Coach: Rick Miller *Current Varsity High School Head Coach *Former Collegiate Pitcher at the Division I Level

This team will be a highly competitive USSSA team.

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

Twitter Feed: @ZappenTigers

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.

Ann Arbor A's 14U

City/Area:SE Michigan   
Contact:James Finn
734-678-5839
jamesd@finnsins.com
Team Info:Look to be a competitive team that has fun and develop the fundamentals of baseball.

Will play in 5 to 7 tournaments both local and away. Practice 2 times per week start in Jan.

Ann Arbor Wolves 14U

City/Area:Ann Arbor   
Contact:Don Mead
(734) 637-5947
dsp.wolves.president@gmail.com
Team Info:The Ann Arbor Wolves are part of an organization that will teach players the fundamentals of the game and life.

We are dedicated to developing our youth as they learn the game. It is our goal to play in several tournaments from early April-late July.

We are in discussions to possibly play in the KVBSA, TBD. The tournament season will also consist of one out of state tournament at a location TBD.

Backyard Dreams 14U

City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-633-9380
BennettL1@att.net

Bloomfield Sting 14U

City/Area:Bloomfield Hills   
Contact:David Przygoda
313-779-8736
Dave@dscontractors.com
Team Info:The U14 Bloomfield Sting team is an excellent blend of serious baseball and playing for the sheer enjoyment of the game.

We absolutely believe that we can bring focus and intensity to practice and games and do this not at the expense of having fun and enjoying our time on the diamond.

Our ultimate goal is three-fold – to teach our players how to play baseball the right way (highlighted by fundamentals and sportsmanship),

enable athletes to play high caliber baseball and participate in multiple sports, and to ensure we do it in a manner that is fun for everyone.

BLOOMFIELD STING Program Highlights: U14 Bloomfield Sting has a full and dedicated non-paid coaching staff. we have dedicated HOME fields for outdoor practices and games.

We will play in the AAA level in the NOBF league as well as tournaments. We offer standardized uniforms w/ additional accessories available at players/families option.

There will be indoor skill training sessions (1x per week; starting in mid-January) and weekly indoor practices @ Evolution Sports Complex on Opdyke Rd. (Sundays starting in mid-January).

Please direct any questions to David Przygoda

Brighton Bulldogs 14U

City/Area:Brighton/Livingston County   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info:All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball.

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 the Kensington Valley Baseball Association 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.

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.

CAYSA Lansing A & W 14U

City/Area:Greater Lansing   
Contact:Jason Hall
517-285-6051
jpac18@hotmail.com
Team Info:The CAYSA baseball program has been teaching the art of baseball for over 50 years. Coach Cavazos has coached many athletes that have advanced to the next level.

We focus on teaching athletes baseball at the high school level. Focus is on building on the fundamentals of baseball to strengthen the abilities of the athletes.

CAYSA looks to play in 6-10 tournaments with at least one of state tournament, including our own tournament.

We also play our home league at the John Smoltz field in Lansing, MI.

CAYSA is looking for baseball players that are serious about competing, while also playing for the love of the game.

Winter workouts will start in January and continue until the weather allows us to practice outside.

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.

Clinton Twp. Yellow Jackets Black 14U

City/Area:Clinton Twp.   
Contact:Pete Liske
(586) 563-6881
ctjackets@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will be playing in the MABF and will compete in 5 local tournaments and 1 out of state tournament (Myrtle Beach). We have our own facility!!

Complete Baseball Red and Blue 14U

City/Area:Portage/Mattawan   
Contact:Troy McClure
269-217-2077
tmcclure@keyseragency.com
Derrick Ryan
269-290-6782
derrick.ryan@stryker.com
Team Info:We will be having 2 teams at the 14U level: Red- Coach Ryan and Blue- Coach McClure.

Looking to do a Battle Creek or BPA league, 8-9 tournaments, and Fall Ball in Battle Creek. We will also have indoor practices in Portage, MI.

Please contact either coach or Matt Baker at coachbaker5@gmail.com

Dearborn Heights Diamondbacks 14U

City/Area:Dearborn Heights, Dearborn, Livonia, Canton, Redford   
Contact:Coach Jeff
734-444-4337
rujkaj@gmail.com
Team Info:8 to 10 tournaments after high school baseball.

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.

East Side Marlins 14U

City/Area:Macomb County, Warren, Sterling Heights Michigan   
Contact:Gary Thompson Jr.
(586) 801-2763
boo8879@gmail.com
Team Info:This is our first year with M.A.B.F. which is the premier Federation league in the Metro Detroit Area. Our current 14U team is a young but very talented group of players.

Playing the game the right way and respecting the game comes before any players certain talents. Every player will be given a fair chance on earning playing time.

We will play 16 League games and four tournaments that we will playing in. Our spring/summer team will play approx. 30 games total. We will also have a fall ball team.

Eastside Niners - Blue 14U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Brian Sherman
313.247.8354
eastsideniners@gmail.com
Team Info:Team will focus on fundamentals, and player development. The team will participate in 6-8 tournaments (1-2 overnight within driving distance). TOURNAMENT ONLY.

Team will train (November through March) at our own facility (Bottom of the 9th - 44370 N. Groesbeck Highway Clinton Township) with former professional players and coaches.

Team will also work offsite on a physical conditioning program.

Eastside Niners Red 14U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Ryan Hudson-Peralta
5864774717
hudsonperalta@gmail.com
Team Info:We are looking for experienced Fed Ball players with good families that are looking to be apart of this great organization.

We will be playing Fall Ball this upcoming season as well as in the MABF (A or Upper A Division) for the 2016 season.

In 2016 we also look to play in several local & out-of-state tournaments and if the interest is there possibly the Ripken Experience.

The team works extensively all off-season (Nov-April) at our own facility - Bottom of the 9th - with former professional hitting, catching & pitching coaches.

Our coaching staff has a combined coaching experience of 40+ years at the Youth, HS & Collegiate levels.

Bottom of the 9th is located at 44370 N. Groesbeck Highway in Clinton Township.

Elite Baseball Club 14U

City/Area:Kensington Valley   
Contact:Dale Essenmacher
248-212-3223
coachdale.essenmacher@gmail.com
Team Info:Looking for a group of energetic, high baseball IQ players that want to be taught to play the game the right way.

This team will be coached by non-dads that have experience playing and coaching at a high level.

The pitching coach currently pitches at the collegiate level and will be able to develop you arms into college prospects.

This team and coaches will prepare your sons for the next step which is college showcase teams.

Fenton Tigers 14U

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 top 15 rankings, and most importantly...a 99% placement rate on High school teams.

We are also proud to say that our 12u team in an annual participant in America's most prestigious baseball tournament, Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York.

We currently have 8 former players on college rosters.

Team will play 7-8 tournaments.

The 14u program will focus on developing baseball skills needed to compete for a varsity high school position. Hard work and fun will be the guiding principles.

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.

Grand Blanc Gladiators 14U

City/Area:Genessee County   
Contact:Brian O'Donnell
odonnellatc@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Grand Blanc Gladiators are looking to build on to another successful season playing in both the Greater Flint Baseball League and our tournament schedule.

We have played in tournaments throughout the state of Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky.

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 Point Red Birds 14U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Kevin Nugent
313-231-9926
kpnugent@comcast.net
Team Info:Team will be composed to compete in high level tournaments and develop a complete player.

Hartland Eagles 14U

City/Area:Hartland/Livingston County   
Contact:Brad Brief
810-599-8460
bradbrief@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:HAYAA Baseball/Softball offers a competitive travel program.

We participate in the Kensington Valley Baseball Association and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 – 50 game schedule starting in early April and playing through the end of July.

Hartland Thunder 14U

City/Area:35 mile radius of hartland   
Contact:Robert Fritch
517-304-1960
refritch66@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:We are a competitive team looking for players that are serious about baseball. We play 4 to 5 tournaments in addition to KVBSA games.

Hawks GOLD 14U

City/Area:Howell / Hartland / Livingston County & Beyond   
Contact:David Piesko
810-533-0418
hawksgold@outlook.com
Team Info:Hawks GOLD will field one (1) 14U teams in 2016. We will play in up to seven (7) tournaments in 2016 (1 - fall and 6 - spring / summer).

We have a strong off-season (indoor) workout and instruction schedule that caters to multi-sport athletes.

Your player will enjoy a stress free coaching style with unique strategies and philosophies to lift the interest and fun in baseball. While enjoying the rewards from hard work and proper training.

Elite level training and instruction provided by professional and collegiate instruction from 8u to 18u.

The Hawks GOLD organization has produce three (3) National World Series Championship Titles, seven (7) State Championship Titles and over fifty (50) tournament championships.

The Hawks GOLD 14U team will operate following the highschool season.

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.

Jet Box 14U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Doug Watts
586-924-9004
Doug.watts@mag-ias.com
Team Info:We are an established league and tournament team. We are playing 2 tournaments in May, followed by league and tournaments in June and July.

JTB Tigers 14U

City/Area:Auburn Hills   
Contact:Mike Pardi
Team Info:14U Travel Baseball team High level training in preparation for High School Ball and beyond.

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:Holland   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are Christ centered travel baseball organization. We strive to teach great baseball while honoring Jesus.

LCB Legends 14U

City/Area:Commerce / Walled Lake   
Contact:lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends will be competing in KVBSA League and 5-8 Weekend Tournaments. Also we host two local tournaments.

We provide professional training, access to local schools and coaching staff, and winter indoor training.

Home fields located in Commerce/Walled Lake area.

Legends Baseball 14U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Kraig Binder
586-996-4447
binder.kraig@gmail.com

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.

Line Drive Baseball 14U

City/Area:Macomb County   
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 7-8 tournaments including a possible week long tournament.

John Dombrowski is the volunteer head coach.

He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from coaching at Wayne State University, being a trainer for previous MABF teams, and coaching little league teams at St. Peters.

He is currently an assistant baseball coach at Wayne State University helping WSU win the GLIAC and GLIAC tournament in 2012 and has also helped develop catchers for two years at SCCC.

Prior to his four years at Wayne State, he was an assistant coach at Macomb Community College for 3 years. Leading them to two NJCAA regional appearances.

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 Lakers 14U

City/Area:Livonia and surrounding areas   
Contact:Aaron Rumberger
734-740-2473
ccrumberger@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are based out of Livonia and will compete in the KVBSA Advanced Division and play in 4-5 tournaments with one out-of-state tournament.

We play anywhere from 30-40 games every summer and will focus on preparing the players for high school competition.

We will start practicing on Saturdays in January.

The coaching staff includes a high school coach and has been together with this team since 9U.

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.

LMT Patriots 14U

City/Area:Lakeland / Milford area   
Contact:Tom Adams
248-760-3616
tadamsj21@gmail.com
Team Info:The Patriots (Previously Huron Valley Patriots) are a competitive travel team that is looking to develop and grow additional players for high school and beyond.

Our 2015 13U Season had 17 wins and only 3 losses. We will be playing in the KVBSA Advanced 14U late season as well as playing during the early season (tournaments).

Winter training will be indoors and we will move outside in March / April as the weather permits.

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:Macomb/Oakland/St. Clair Counties   
Contact:Joel Hoover
complete_athletics@comcast.net
Team Info:The team consists of a returning core of players that had a successful season in the MABF "A" division.

The team will be coached by a non parent and a current varsity head baseball coach, that has been coaching high level teams for over 10 yrs.

The team will be competing in at least the "A" division and possibly upper "A" depending on our tournament dates.

The team will be training in their own facility (Complete Athletics, 20590 Hall Road, Clinton Twp) and will be playing 3-5 tournaments depending on age split of team

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 of Livonia 14U

City/Area:Livonia   
Contact:Ed Kandah
313-492-0476
edkandah48@gmail,com
Team Info:We are a community based team, that plays in the middle division of the KVBSA. Looking to recruit coachable players and dedicated families.

We FUNDRAISE more than 80% of the cost of the season, so 100% participation is required. The team will be going to Myrtle Beach (Ripken) tournament in mid July.

We will have indoor practices starting in January. We will meet weekly throughout the fall. Roughly 18-20 league games 3 local tournaments as well as Ripken.

If you have any questions please contact me.

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 and surrounding areas   
Contact:Doug Quick
248-343-9433
dquick@rockelectrical.com
Team Info:The Lazers provide the advantage of competitive travel baseball, with professional instruction, and positive reinforcement.

The Lazers will hold off-season indoor training at the Legacy Center.

Players will work with some of the best professional baseball trainers at the Legacy Center and other training facilities in the Brighton-Howell area.

Michigan Lazers teams have won a USSSA World Series, multiple “AA” and “Open” level USSSA and local tournaments.

We have players from Livingston County and surrounding areas. Our players do play multiple sports, but make baseball their priority during the baseball season beginning in April.

14U will play in multiple local and regional tournaments.

Michigan Nationals 14U

City/Area:Canton, Belleville, Plymouth, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Westland   
Contact: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:Oakland County   
Contact:Tony Benedetto
lisatonyb@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 14u Michigan Red Sox will be a tournament only team, with 9-11 tourneys beginning in April running through the end of July 2016.

Most will be local, 2 or 3 may require an overnight stay. A fall tournament is TBD pending availability due to school sports.

Winter training will begin in January 2016, at the new Red Sox facility in Waterford.

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! All tournaments are in Michigan.

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 Bulldogs 14U

City/Area:Westland   
Contact:Mike Twigg
734-716-0983
mtwigg14@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be a Tournament Only team this year doing approx. 6-8 local tournaments and 1 week long out of state tournament.

Motor City Hit Dogs 14U

City/Area:Rochester Hills   
Contact:Rick Goff
ryansville34@aol.com
Team Info:The 14U Motor City HitDogs are a tourney only travel team, with its own indoor practice facility in Rochester Hills. This building is exclusively for Hit Dog players to use year round.

This team will compete at the highest levels, playing tourneys all over the midwest and south.

Our goal is to prepare players for high school and beyond, with a great facility, dedicated coaching, and a very challenging schedule.

Just in 2015, we had former Hit Dog players sign letter of intent to Univ of Notre Dame, Univ of Toledo, Saginaw Valley State, Davenport Univ as well as a 1st round draft pick in the MLB draft.

Motor City Hitmen 14U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Justin LaForest
586-321-7130
motorcityhitmen13u@yahoo.com
Team Info:Team played in the MABF 13U Upper A division and was a USSSA- AAA team for 2015. Our goal is to be a USSSA Major team for 2016.

We will play in 6-8 tournaments and 8-14 regular season games.

This team is coached by two former college baseball players, one that played catcher and the other a middle infielder.

We also have a paid pitching coach who played at Wayne State for our 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.

MSA - Livingston 14U

City/Area:Howell   
Contact:Jim Paja
517-375-0723
jpaja@afwood.com
Team Info:MSA-LIVINGSTON is a competitive travel baseball program that is looking to develop players to play high school baseball and beyond.

We are going to play in the KVBSA and 4-5 local tournaments with one of them being out of town during the season. We plan on playing in the early advanced 14U division if available.

We will start indoor practice in late November at MSA and continue work out at MSA till it is warm enough to practice outside.

Players will receive strength, speed and agility training with professional trainers at MSA. MSA players can also use the batting cages in off hours if they want to.

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 Braves 14U

City/Area:Clarkston   
Contact:Spencer Ellis
(248)346-9945
Sellisjr@me.com
Team Info:The team will be playing in the NOBF along with 5 tournaments with one of those tournaments being out of state.

The team is training at Virtual Baseball twice a week and once a week at Oakland Yard.

As all costs such as professional training, fields, and tournaments have already be paid; the only cost to your family would be the uniform.

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.

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 Baseball PATRIOTS 14U

City/Area:Tri County Area   
Contact:Tom DiPonio
248-891-1241
coachtomd@comcast.net
Bill Flohr
248-761-9694
Team Info:Teams will play tourneys and league....we have some teams that will play tourneys only.

Our teams enjoyed good success but more importantly, got better at the level they competed at.

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.

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.

RBW Mud Hens 14U

City/Area:Romeo/ Macomb County   
Contact:Jason Rhodes
jason@reliableandreasonable.com
Team Info:We are a great squad of athletic boys that are looking to compete at a high level.

Teams goals are to grow as a team physically and mentally while along the way improving baseball mechanics and individual skill levels.

If you make the team you will get a lot of playing time which we treat pretty fair and a lot very equal time for all.

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 / Ann Arbor and surrounding area.   
Contact:Russ Miller
SalineHornet@comcast.net
Team Info:The team’s goal is to become better players and teammates while having fun playing the game we love.

The team participates in tournaments throughout Michigan and beyond. We plan to participate in 7-10 tournaments.

The coaching staff sets high expectations for our players in terms of attitude, performance, and responsibility.

For more information contact coach Miller.

SCS Mariners 14U

City/Area:St Clair Shores   
Contact:Brad Lack
313-318-2569
lackbrad@gmail.com
Team Info:Will play in MABF, 4 local tournaments. Practice indoor Feb and March. Outdoors end of March through April/May.

South Farmington Blues 14U

City/Area:Farmington/ Farmington Hills   
Contact:Chris Kelbert
248-207-8139
Ckelbert9@gmail.com

South Lyon Lightning 14U

City/Area:South Lyon   
Contact:Matt Shaeffer
248-770-5124
mmattnbeth@aol.com
Team Info:We are an exciting and competitive program built around the fundamentals of baseball to form a deep passion for the sport of the game.

A positive and encouraging program competing in the KVBSA and 5 tournaments per season.

South Lyon Thunder 14U

City/Area:South Lyon and surrounding areas   
Contact:Mark Cassel
248-867-9996
ntpd75@yahoo.com
Team Info:South Lyon Thunder will have a strong off-season (indoor) workout and instruction that will take place at the “Legacy Center” in Whitmore Lake, starting in early January.

South Lyon Thunder will play in 7 to 8 highly competitive tournaments in the 2016 season and play a 10 to 14 game league schedule in the KVBSA.

Private (or small group) training is also available starting in the fall.

We are looking for players that want to work hard, strive to get better and learn more about the game of baseball.

When you work hard and properly train, you will see the rewards. Games will start following the high school season.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 14U

City/Area:Commerce / Novi   
Contact:Jim Megyesi
248-568-0492
jim.megyesi@gmail.com
Team Info:Early Season (April - May) 3 tourneys & 8 games Late Season (Jun-July) 5 tourneys & 10 games

Sterling Heights Nationals 14U

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland   
Contact:Terry Bieniek
gatorbien@att.net
Team Info:The 2016 14U Sterling Heights Nationals are looking for well-rounded athletes with a passion to play great baseball.

We will be participating in MABF ‘Upper A’ league play as well as 4-5 tournaments with possibility of going to Ripken/Elizabethtown (team vote).

For our boys not in HS yet, during the time frame (March-beg of June) of HS baseball, we will be combining with another team so there will be no interruption of practice/play for them come spring.

Team Michigan 14U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Dave Lachajewski
248-303-9310
dlachajewski@yahoo.com
Team Info:Team Michigan will be looking for 5 ball players. We will be in the MABF playing U 14 baseball.

Our goal is to play competitive baseball in the league and tournaments.

Our Coaching staff has over 15 years of experience coaching and with a playing history of 12 years of college ball.

Titans Baseball 14U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Todd Turner
248-701-3067
todd@grounduptraining.com
Team Info:We are a tournament team. Coach is a non-parent and former division one player. Assistant coach is also a former player and MLB scout.

Looking for kids that want to play high school level.

Tri City Lightning 14U

City/Area:Fenton   
Contact:Cam TerBurgh
tricitylightning11@yahoo.com
Team Info:The goal of the Tri-City Lightning Baseball program is to increase each player’s skill level through individual and team fundamentals.

A huge emphasis will be placed on the execution of the correct fundamentals.

Our goal is for the boys to learn a higher level of baseball, develop self confidence, understand the concept of teamwork, and to have a great time playing the game….all in a positive environment!

The ultimate focus is to maximize the potential of each player to be the best baseball player possible!

Tri-City Lightning is seeking individuals who love the game of baseball and want to improve to a higher level.

Tri-City Lightning is looking for players/families who are willing to be committed to the program including making baseball a priority and being involved in a positive manner.

Troy Bulldogs 14U

City/Area:Troy   
Contact:Dennis Sacco
248-467-4167
dsacco88@gmail.com
Team Info:The Troy Bulldogs 14U team goals are to be fundamentally sound and prepare players to play high school baseball.

We have played very well in the NOBF AAA division for 5 years and look forward to being successful playing in the NOBF again.

In addition, we play in 5 to 6 highly competitive USSSA tournaments.

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.

VBA Bandits 14U

City/Area:Marshall   
Contact:Matt Snyder
mcsnyd32@gmail.com
Team Info:We play BPA and USSSA tourney in and around Southern Michigan Area.

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.

West Michigan Broncos 14U

City/Area:Kalamazoo Area   
Contact:Damian Koob
269-492-4133
damian.koob@gmail.com
Team Info:Our fundamental coaching philosophy is…

to create a structured positive atmosphere to foster the development of the physical, emotional, and game strategy skills necessary for each player to be successful and for the team to be successful.

We will emphasize team success vs. individual success through hustle, mental and physical preparedness, and sportsmanship.

Our goal is to be the best baseball team in Southwest Michigan and compete for the championship in each tournament.

West Michigan Warriors 14U

City/Area:Grand Rapids   
Contact:Doug
616-706-5292
westmiwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:West Michigan Warriors is a competitive travel baseball and softball organization dedicated to raising strong men & women of God, and serving those in need.

We are located in Grand Rapids, MI and our indoor training facility is located on 44th Street. We teach fundamental, competitive baseball and softball in a family friendly environment.

Warriors travel teams will compete in many regular season games, and several highly competitive tournaments. Total games will be approximately 30-70 games in a season, depending on age.

Warriors players participate in service based activities in addition to regular practices and games. We are fully aware and sensitive to the time commitments involved in travel baseball and softball.

We make every effort to balance this out with the service based activities that the team participates in.

We feel that these activities benefit the players, the team, the parents of the players, and of course the people we are serving.

When your child joins West Michigan Warriors, you can be sure they will learn the game in a safe environment- free of cursing, tobacco, alcohol, etc.

They will also learn valuable lessons that will remain with them for the rest of their lives.

Ypsilanti Elite 14U

City/Area:All   
Contact:Billy Mitchell
734-474-6390
mainstreetdollar@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are looking for players for the 2016 season who love the game.

We will play a full KVBSA league schedule and up to 4 tournaments. We will also have up to 20 weeks of winter indoor practicing.

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.

Bluewater Bluejays 15U

City/Area:Imlay City   
Contact:Heidi VanKersen
586-709-0698
heidisvankersen@hotmail.com
Team Info:The Bluewater Bluejays is a 501c3 Baseball Organization in it's 4th year. We strive to improve every season and provide young men with valuable experience and playing time.

Our goal is to help them make their high school teams and for more motivated players, the chance for college scholarships.

Brighton Bulldogs 15U

City/Area:Brighton/Livingston County   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info:All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball.

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 the Kensington Valley Baseball Association 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.

Canton Cobras 15U

City/Area:Plymouth/Canton   
Contact:Jack Murray
(734) 968-5808
jackmurray929@gmail.com

Complete Baseball 15U

City/Area:Kalamazoo/Portage   
Contact:Matt Baker
269-870-3625
coachbaker5@gmail.com
Team Info:Complete Baseball 15U will be playing 5 tournaments, Fall Ball league, winter workouts, and a possible league during the summer.

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.

Downriver Sting 15U

City/Area:Riverview   
Contact:Shannon Lavack
downriversting2@gmail.com
Team Info:The 2016 Downriver stings will be a League and a tournament team (AA) participating in at least 3 local state tournaments.

We have access to fields and utilize an indoor training facility for winter workouts.

We are looking for experienced travel ball players who want to compete at the highest levels.

Our regular season begins after the high school season ends.

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.

Eastside Niners - Blue 15U

City/Area:Macomb/St. Clair County   
Contact:Tom Fisette
586-322-0969
tfisette@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 2016 Eastside Niners blue team will play in the MABF and plan on playing in the A division. We will play in 3 or 4 tournaments.

We practice in an indoor training facility during the winter, our winter workouts include strength and conditioning.

Our goal is the development of the players to make their high school teams.

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.

JTB Tigers 15U

City/Area:Auburn Hills   
Contact:Brady Vibert
bradyvibert@yahoo.com
Team Info:We look to build on a successful 2015 year and plan to play fall ball.

We will have extensive off-season training from our paid coaches, we will participate in the NOBF, and play about 6 tournaments in 2016.

Lakeshore Warriors 15U

City/Area:Holland   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are Christ centered travel baseball organization. We strive to teach great baseball while honoring Jesus.

LCB Legends 15U

City/Area:Commerce/W. Bloomfield/Walled Lake   
Contact:Joe Gregart
248-622-3137
lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be playing in KVBSA Open division along with playing in six tournaments with two being out of town.

We are located in the Commerce Twp\Walled Lake\W. Bloomfield area.

Livonia Renegades 15U

City/Area:Livonia, Canton, Plymouth, Westland, Garden City   
Contact:Lee Richards
734-658-1090
leerichards12@yahoo.com
Team Info:We're playing in the KVBSA, 5 to 8 tournaments with one or two out of town.

Macomb Mad Dawgs 15U

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland County   
Contact:Mark Arrowood
586-557-1884
c.arrowood45@comcast.net
Team Info:2016 U15 team looking for 3-5 players. MABF 3-4 tournaments, winter workouts including speed and agility training.

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:Mid-Michigan   
Contact:Steve Coon
(517) 243-3059
stevecoon@hotmail.com
Team Info:The Michigan Aces has competitive travel teams for ages 18U and 15U. We have two 15U teams playing in separate tournaments and leagues.

Our players come from DeWitt, East Lansing, Fowler, Haslett, Holt, Lansing Catholic, Lansing Eastern, Leslie, Morrice, St. Johns, Springport, Waverly and Williamston high schools.

Tournaments at college venues providing exposure to coaches and scouts.

Michigan Blast 15U

City/Area:North Oakland County   
Contact:Todd VanGilder
248-200-8776
t.vangilder@comcast.net
Team Info:We will practice in January and February to help our players prepare for High School tryouts.

We have worked with Brad Mumma as our pitching coach and are hopeful to increase his role for the upcoming season.

Our season will start in early June after High School ball ends. We will be playing 6 or 7 showcase/pastime tournaments.

We pride ourselves on how well our team, including the parents, all get along.

The only reason we are looking is because one of our kids decided to stop playing baseball in January and another moved out of state this week.

WE ALSO NEED 1 ASAP FOR AA WORLD SERIES IN CANTON IN A COUPLE WEEKS as we are currently down to 9 players.

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 Brewers 15U

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland/St. Clair Counties   
Contact:Joel Hoover
complete_athletics@comcast.net
Team Info:The team consists of a returning core of players and coaching staff that is having a successful season in the MABF "A" division battling for first place.

The team is being coached by a non parent and a former MSU club baseball team catcher and captain.

The team will be competing in at least the "A" division and possibly upper "A" depending on our tournament dates.

The team will be training in their own facility (Complete Athletics, 20590 Hall Road, Clinton Twp) and will be playing 3-5 tournaments

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 Lazers 15U

City/Area:Livingston County and surrounding areas   
Contact:Joey Thorington
734-649-9098
thoring2@gmail.com
Team Info:The Lazers provide the advantage of competitive travel baseball, with professional instruction, and positive reinforcement.

The Lazers will hold off-season indoor training at the Legacy Center.

Players will work with some of the best professional baseball trainers at the Legacy Center and other training facilities in the Brighton-Howell area.

Michigan Lazers teams have won a USSSA World Series, multiple “AA” and “Open” level USSSA and local tournaments.

We have players from Livingston County and surrounding areas. Our players do play multiple sports, but make baseball their priority during the baseball season beginning in April.

15U will play in the KVBSA and multiple local and regional tournaments.

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:Canton, Belleville, Plymouth, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Westland   
Contact:michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com

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 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! All tournaments are in Michigan.

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

Michigan Thunder 15U

City/Area:Macomb/St. Clair County   
Contact:Gary Niebauer
586 260-3796
gniebauer@yahoo.comn
Team Info:We have a Federation Team that will be playing in 8 Summer Tournaments. First Tournament is Flint Kearsley Friday June 12-14, 2015.

The cost to play in the Tournaments is $40 per Tournament you play in.

Uniform Cost is $70. Each player gets a Team Michigan Thunder Game Jersey, Team Dark green Helmet, A Thunder Hat, Two pairs of Dark Green Soccer Socks. I have gray pants available in needed.

Practices will begin by end of May or 1st of June.

We are attending 5 16U Tournaments. Player can be 16U, 15U, or 14U. If 15U or 14U Players may also play 15 U Three Tournaments.

Michigan Vipers 15U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Doug Duncan
586-703-6184
VipersBaseball2001@gmail.com
Team Info:After having a successful MABF season we are looking to move up into the A division,

We have hard working coaches looking for young men who want to work hard to become better and get ready for their school season.

We practice in the winter in a dome and work on hitting inside the cages. We will be playing instate tournaments with one being overnight.

Northville Broncos / Mustangs 15U

City/Area:Northville, plus some out of district   
Contact:Clint Smith
a-csmith@comcast.net
Bill Howe
bhowe6872@gmail.com
Dave Lawrence
david.lawrence@couzens.com
Team Info:Our teams are committed to providing the best instruction and competitive play opportunities available to players at this level.

Players and families can expect the Broncos to focus on appearances in showcases and college campus tournaments, while the Mustangs will play in KVBSA league as well as select tournaments.

Northville is known for fielding strong teams with an emphasis on player development and growing a thorough knowledge of the game.

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.

Oakland Eagles 15U

City/Area:Rochester/Troy/Clarkston   
Contact:Don Modrycki
248-459-7983
baseballcoach719@gmail.com
Team Info:The 15U Oakland Eagles will be starting winter indoor training in January to prepare the players for High School season.

We have non-parent coaches with college experience preparing the boys to the next level.

We will start up in early June and play in 5-7 high level tournaments and play 16U NOBF season ball.

Oakland Whitecaps 15U

City/Area:Oakland County and surrounding areas   
Contact:Daniel Titmuss
734.564.2517
dtitmuss2@gmail.com
Team Info:We will play in 7-8 tournaments, several being showcase tournaments. 1-2 may be out of state.

We are currently looking to improve on an already solid core of players by adding 1-2 serious and experienced players. We are in need of additional pitching depth.

Our goal is to prepare our boys to play high school baseball and beyond. Last year 90% of our high school eligible players made their respective teams.

We will start winter training in January at the Oakland Yard in Waterford. We will train 2-3 days a week.

Plymouth Lightning 15U

City/Area:Plymouth   
Contact:Kurt Roulin
734-846-3635
ksag1@yahoo.com
Jay Stronski
734-709-9777
jaystronski@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be playing our league games with the KVBSA in the 15U division along with 5-6 tournaments

Precision Baseball PATRIOTS 15U

City/Area:Tri County Area   
Contact:Tom DiPonio
248-891-1241
coachtomd@comcast.net
Bill Flohr
248-761-9694
Team Info:Teams will play tourneys and league....we have some teams that will play tourneys only.

Our teams enjoyed good success but more importantly, got better at the level they competed at.

Prospects Baseball 15U

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland County   
Contact:Alan Crummey
810-343-2501
alan@ptcbaseball-softball.com
Team Info:Prospects 15U Majors Team is a Tournament team only, we will participate in Collegiate Showcase and NIT formats to give our players maximum exposure to the next level.

We will train out of a 38,000 sq ft facility this Winter and Fall while participating in 2-3 Fall Tournaments and Fall Ball.

We will shut the players down throwing wise at the completion of playing in the Fall and begin our fundamental training, speed/agility/strength and conditioning, and our Arm Strength/Throwing Program.

This will be an intense program and attendance at these training sessions is expected.

We will host Collegiate Showcases at our Facility which all our players well be involved in, last years showcase had 21 Colleges in attendance.

Our goal for our players is full development physically, understanding of the game, hitting approach, pitching plan, and baseball IQ.

Overall development to become a complete player, with exposure to Collegiate programs.

You can visit our website to get more info.. www.prospectstrainingcenter.com

SCS Mariners 15U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Pete
scsmariners@live.com
Team Info:Solid Upper A division MABF team.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 15U

City/Area:Commerce/Milford/Novi/Wixom area   
Contact:Mike Noon
Mikenoon@comcast.net
Team Info:The team is looking to add a few players to the current core team next year.

We’re looking for a player with extensive travel ball experience and good core values to fit in with our existing team.

The team is coming off of a very successful season accumulating a 23-7-1 record while playing in some very competitive tournaments.

Team won one and made it to the semi-finals in the 24 team USSSA State tournament.

The team also took first place in the KVBSA late 14U division.

Indoor training will start the beginning of Jan thru early March twice a week. Then we will start back up again at the conclusion of the HS season and go till the middle to end of July.

We will play nearly every weekend in some of the top tournaments offered with other play possibilities during the week.

Sterling Heights Lightning 15U

City/Area:Sterling Heights   
Contact:Tony Shkreli
586.801.9500
tshkreli@gmail.com
Team Info:We will play in a fall league at Troy Athens starting in August of 2015 and in the MABF for the 2016 season. We're planning on attending the AAU Nationals in July of 2016.

Our local tournament schedule has yet to be determined.

Our indoor training is at Jason Thompson baseball with Jason Thompson, Shane McCatty, and Matt Thompson. Our outdoor practices are at Jeannette Junior High.

Speed and Agility is at Total Performance in Rochester with Brandon Long.

Sterling Heights Nationals 15U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:John Cornwell
johncornwell68@gmail.com
Team Info:The 2015 MABF Upper A Division Champion Sterling Heights Nationals expect to defend its league title and to participate in 3-4 tournaments, including showcases, next season.

Titans Baseball 15U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Todd Turner
248-701-3067
todd@grounduptraining.com
Team Info:We will play in tournaments and work out in our new indoor facility.

Professional coaching and training is part of our program. We work with MIHP (Michigan Institute for Human Performance) and include biomechanical assessments for pitchers.

The goal for our kids is varsity and we have kids now at Brother Rice, Shrine, Groves, Seaholm, U of D and Troy.

Tri City Lightning 15U

City/Area:Fenton/Linden   
Contact:Bill Henderson
248-935-3509
bhranger@msn.com
Team Info:Our teams goals are to continue to develop player's physical and mental skills, preparing them for high school and future baseball opportunities.

We also plan to participate in league play and 4 to 6 tournaments.

Troy Titans 15U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Mark Potesta
248-840-4088
mpotesta4@aol.com
Team Info:The 15U/16U Titans plan on playing in NOBF AAA and 4 to 5 competitive tournaments with a priority on college tournaments.

Strong core team to build on for a successful 2015 season.

Experienced coaching staff is focused on player development while remaining competitive.

Team utilizes winter indoor facilities with professional trainers and access to 24/7 access to private facility.

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.

West Michigan Broncos 15U

City/Area:Kalamazoo Area   
Contact:Brian Quinn
269-324-5846
quinners@chartermi.net
Team Info:Our fundamental coaching philosophy is…

to create a structured positive atmosphere to foster the development of the physical, emotional, and game strategy skills necessary for each player to be successful and for the team to be successful.

We will emphasize team success vs. individual success through hustle, mental and physical preparedness, and sportsmanship.

Our goal is to be the best baseball team in Southwest Michigan and compete for the championship in each tournament.

West Michigan Grizzlies 15U

City/Area:Muskegon   
Contact:Christian Ramirez
231-571-3010
Ramirech2@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a young upcoming organization looking to compete in the USSSA National Tournament while teaching the young men the game of baseball at a collegiate like level.

West Michigan Warriors 15U

City/Area:Grand Rapids   
Contact:Doug
616-706-5292
westmiwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:West Michigan Warriors is a competitive travel baseball and softball organization dedicated to raising strong men & women of God, and serving those in need.

We are located in Grand Rapids, MI and our indoor training facility is located on 44th Street. We teach fundamental, competitive baseball and softball in a family friendly environment.

Warriors travel teams will compete in many regular season games, and several highly competitive tournaments. Total games will be approximately 30-70 games in a season, depending on age.

Warriors players participate in service based activities in addition to regular practices and games. We are fully aware and sensitive to the time commitments involved in travel baseball and softball.

We make every effort to balance this out with the service based activities that the team participates in.

We feel that these activities benefit the players, the team, the parents of the players, and of course the people we are serving.

When your child joins West Michigan Warriors, you can be sure they will learn the game in a safe environment- free of cursing, tobacco, alcohol, etc.

They will also learn valuable lessons that will remain with them for the rest of their lives.

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.

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.

Bluewater Whitecaps 16U

City/Area:St. Clair and Macomb County   
Contact:Daren Bernhardt
810-794-7852
Darenbernhardt@comcast.net
Team Info:We are planning on participating in 1 to 2 tournaments at the end of July. Our home diamond is Algonac High School - where 11 out of our 15 games will be played in June/July.

Our fee is $350 which includes your helmet, hat, jersey, pants and belt.

We are able to keep the cost relatively low due to the use of the ABHS diamond...with the stipulation we do our best to keep the diamond in good condition.

Brighton Bulldogs 16U

City/Area:Brighton/Livingston County   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info:All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball.

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 the Kensington Valley Baseball Association 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.

Chippewas 16U

City/Area:Wayne, Oakland, Washtenaw and Livingston Counties   
Contact:Scott Peterson
248-345-5240
ballfour15@earthlink.net
Team Info:Chippewa Baseball is affiliated with Coast to Coast Athletics - all players chosen for the Chippewa team receive automatic placement into the Coast to Coast program in Jupiter, FL.

Coast to Coast Baseball is the premier baseball group preparing young athletes for post-high school careers.

Whether you are a high school phenom or got unfairly cut from your high school team, Coast to Coast can help you overcome obstacles and side-step pitfalls in reaching your baseball goals.

The Chippewas will play in the KVBSA and select tournaments.

Complete Baseball Red and Blue 16U

City/Area:Kalamazoo   
Contact:Matt Baker
269-870-3625
coachbaker5@gmail.com
Team Info:Complete Basesball will have 2 teams at 16U. We plan on playing wood bat fall league, winter workouts, and showcases!

Any questions please email Coach Baker!

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 Yankees 16U

City/Area:Detroit, Southfield, Redford, Farmington and Livonia   
Contact:Eric Moore
(248) 716-0070
erilyn97@aol.com
Team Info:The team will play in KVBSA during the 2016 season and in 1 or 2 local tournaments.

We are looking for 4 to 5 all around players who can also pitch. Exceptional 15 year olds are welcome.

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.

Lakeshore Warriors 16U

City/Area:Holland   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are Christ centered travel baseball organization. We strive to teach great baseball while honoring Jesus.

Livingston White Sox 16U

City/Area:Livingston, Oakland, Genesee area   
Contact:Cary Chouinard
810-522-7520
michsox16u@gmail.com
Team Info:We will compete in Pasttime, Elite and other Highly competitive 16u and 17u tournaments this fall and summer of 2016.

Strong core returning from a 17-4-2 tournament season at 16U elite. Team plans to travel south to compete in a few tournaments during the off season on an optional basis.

Offseason training with private coaches over the winter months.

Looking for dedicated, passionate and talented players. Team has excellent JV field secured for practice and scrimmages

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.

Macomb Yankees 16U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Daryl Chauvin
586-419-1295
chauvinconstruction@hotmail.com
Team Info:We are a tournament tournament team playing in the MABF. We are playing tournaments at Michigan, Northwestern, MCC and the National Championship in Grand Rapids.

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 Aces 16U

City/Area:Lansing   
Contact:Brett Coulter
(517) 881-0208
brettwcoulter@gmail.com
Team Info:We plan on 5 tournaments that will commence at the conclusion of HS JV/Varsity Season. This will be a combined 15U/16U team.

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 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 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:Canton, Belleville, Plymouth, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Westland   
Contact:michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com

Michigan Red Sox - Connect 16U

City/Area:Oakland-Macomb Counties   
Contact:Mark Sackett
248-930-0388
miredsoxinc@gmail.com
Team Info:The 2016 Michigan Red Sox - Connect team will play in 5 tournaments including a return to the Black Swamp (if invited back) and the Ultimate Strike Zone at CMU.

We will enter the AABC Mickey Mantle Tournament at the end of the season with hopes of winning a berth the the Mickey Mantle World Series.

This team will also participate in the Baseball Days at various colleges in south eastern Michigan along with the 18u College Connect team as well as the annual training academy.

Finally, this team will work out year round in the new 20,000 s.f. Michigan Red Sox Training Center in Waterford, MI.

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! All tournaments are in Michigan.

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

Michigan Xtreme 16U

City/Area:    
Contact:Coach Brian
michxtremebaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Xtreme baseball is all about advancing players to the next level. We provide players multiple levels of league play after high school baseball is complete.

With a significant combination of local and College Exposure tournaments we will continue to develop and polish the skills you need to get to the next level.

2015 accomplishments: U16 CMU Prospect Champions and U16 NMS Rumble in the Jungle Champions.

Oakland Whitecaps 16U

City/Area:Waterford   
Contact:Mike Lancial
248-420-5646
mlancial2185@comcast.net
Team Info:The Oakland Whitecaps are looking for three players: pitcher, utility infielder, and OF or a combination of two.

We play in high caliber tournaments such as: Davenport University, U of M, CMU, Oakland University, Albion University, and Butler to name a few.

South Farmington Blues 16U

City/Area:Farmington and surrounding areas   
Contact:Al Reich
517-304-1348
alan.reich@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:The 2016 16U Blues will start training in Jan. which will comprise of hitting, throwing, infield and speed and agility training. We work with a college hitting coach and facility trainers.

The goal is to prepare all players to compete for a Varsity position at try-outs.in early March.

We will compete in KVBSA league games starting in early June.

There will be 6 tournaments in June and July, likely including 3 requiring overnight/long weekends.

We do team building activities throughout the year to build relationships on and off the field.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 16U

City/Area:Walled lake, Commerce Township, West Bloomfield, Wixom   
Contact:Dan Cohen
248 935 6286
dcohen@mi-worklaw.com
Team Info:We played in the KVBSA 15U advanced Division, and expect to play in KVBSA's 16U Division next year.

We expect to play in 4 tournaments with one out of state.

We have the core of the team returning and are looking to round out the roster with 2-4 players.

We will train over the Winter weekly at either High Performance, Rip City and/or Total Baseball.

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.

Troy Titans 16U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Mark Potesta
248-840-4088
mpotesta4@aol.com
Team Info:The 15U/16U Titans plan on playing in NOBF AAA and 4 to 5 competitive tournaments with a priority on college tournaments.

Strong core team to build on for a successful 2015 season.

Experienced coaching staff is focused on player development while remaining competitive.

Team utilizes winter indoor facilities with professional trainers and access to 24/7 access to private facility.

Walled Lake Baseball Club Orange 16U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Matt Sabin
wlbaseballclub@gmail.com
Team Info:We are seeking 3-5 players to add to our returning core of players from 2014-2015.

In the fall we will either play in a fall ball league for those interested or schedule local scrimmages and one fall tournament and then begin indoor training from January until HS tryouts begin.

We will begin our 30+ game competitive season after the high school season ends, and will play in 12-14 KVBSA league games.

Also, 5 to 6 tournaments. 3 to 4 of these tournaments will be collegiate site tournaments such as at MSU, U-M, CMU, Notre Dame, Butler, etc…through Pastime and/or similar tournaments.

We are seeking experienced players who have played several years of competitive travel baseball and 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.

West Michigan Warriors 16U

City/Area:Grand Rapids   
Contact:Doug
616-706-5292
westmiwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:West Michigan Warriors is a competitive travel baseball and softball organization dedicated to raising strong men & women of God, and serving those in need.

We are located in Grand Rapids, MI and our indoor training facility is located on 44th Street. We teach fundamental, competitive baseball and softball in a family friendly environment.

Warriors travel teams will compete in many regular season games, and several highly competitive tournaments. Total games will be approximately 30-70 games in a season, depending on age.

Warriors players participate in service based activities in addition to regular practices and games. We are fully aware and sensitive to the time commitments involved in travel baseball and softball.

We make every effort to balance this out with the service based activities that the team participates in.

We feel that these activities benefit the players, the team, the parents of the players, and of course the people we are serving.

When your child joins West Michigan Warriors, you can be sure they will learn the game in a safe environment- free of cursing, tobacco, alcohol, etc.

They will also learn valuable lessons that will remain with them for the rest of their lives.

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.

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/Livingston County   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info:All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball.

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 the Kensington Valley Baseball Association 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.

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.

Jet Box 17U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Dan Skidmore
248-941-8247
dskidmore@goutsi.com

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.

Livingston White Sox 17U

City/Area:Livingston, Oakland, Genesee area   
Contact:Cary Chouinard
810-522-7520
michsox16u@gmail.com
Team Info:We will compete in Pasttime, Elite and other Highly competitive 16u and 17u tournaments this fall and summer of 2016.

Strong core returning from a 17-4-2 tournament season at 16U elite. Team plans to travel south to compete in a few tournaments during the off season on an optional basis.

Offseason training with private coaches over the winter months.

Looking for dedicated, passionate and talented players. Team has excellent JV field secured for practice and scrimmages

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 Rebels 17U

City/Area:Greater Kalamazoo   
Contact:Dennis Nielsen
michiganrebels@gmail.com
Team Info:We are looking to add athletes that aspire to play collegiately. A positive attitude, competitive spirit and team oriented focus is a must. Limited positions available.

Participation in 1 Fall Tournament with a Minimum of 5 weekend tournaments beginning mid-June to be expected.

Training Facilities - Upper Deck, Hicks Gym, Plainwell JV/Varsity Baseball Field.

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! All tournaments are in Michigan.

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

Michigan Trojans 17U

City/Area:Macomb County   
Contact:Scot Bigelow
586-404-1885
trojancoach@att.net
Team Info:Michigan Trojans are a true 17U Fed team. Interested players should be willing to become part of a team environment that plays as one not only for them self.

Michigan Xtreme 17U

City/Area:    
Contact:Coach Brian
michxtremebaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Xtreme baseball is all about advancing players to the next level. We provide players multiple levels of league play after high school baseball is complete.

With a significant combination of local and College Exposure tournaments we will continue to develop and polish the skills you need to get to the next level.

2015 accomplishments: U16 CMU Prospect Champions and U16 NMS Rumble in the Jungle Champions.

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:Southeastern Michigan   
Contact:Doug Creighton
248-302-8052
creighto1@mi.rr.com
Team Info:Looking for 17U and 18U varsity level travel players who wish to play somewhere between 4-6 18U tournaments during the summer of 2016.

Good core group of players many of whom have played together since 9U.

Walled Lake Hurricanes 17U

City/Area:Walled Lake   
Contact:Jeff Weir
jk2rgotigers@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:Looking for experienced players to add to our existing team. We will train through the fall and winter prior to high school tryouts.

We will have practices and scrimmages during the summer season and plan to play 5-6 tournaments with possibly 1 tournament fall 2015.

18U

5 Tool Baseball 18U

City/Area:Utica   
Contact:Bruce Harms
248-568-3557
bcharms@comcast.net
Team Info:5 Tool is a very elite team with already 5 college commits and will be participating in the following tournaments:

-2015 Motor City Pride Invitational: June 12th – June 13th; Adrian College

-Irish Select WOOD Bat: June 25h – June 28th; University of Notre Dame

-U of M – Best of Great Lakes: July 9th – July 12th; Ann Arbor, MI

-Great Lakes Spectacular: July 16th – July 19th; Mt. Pleasant, MI

-Under the Lights Classic: July 23rd – July 25th; St. Clair Shores, MI

Bluewater Blue Jays 18U

City/Area:Imlay City   
Contact:Rick Guerrero
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/Livingston County   
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info:All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball.

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 the Kensington Valley Baseball Association 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.

Buick City Skyhawks 18U

City/Area:Genesee, Shiawasee, Livingston, Lapeer Counties   
Contact:Lance Wilson
(810) 348-6045
LWilson71@comcast.net
Team Info:Making players better through competitive play and coaching. We will play several tournaments along with league play.

Crush Baseball 18U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Steve Bane
586-883-5787
sbane1975@gmail.com
Team Info:We are an 18u competitive team with all players playing college ball or grad seniors will be playing at college. We will play 6-7 tournaments

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.

Grosse Pointe RedBirds 18 18U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Peter Mogk
313 510-3349
pmogk@huroncapital.com
Team Info:The GP RedBirds 18 are a premier team in the organization started by Dave Bergman many years ago.

We will be playing during the week in the MABF "Upper A' Division.

We will play three tournaments in the greater Detroit area this year and a fourth traveling a tournament at a Midwest University.

This is a competitive program with very good players. This past year several players moved on to college ball, and many from this year's team will play college next year.

We carry a very short bench to increase playing time. Great kids, very low player fees, great organization with outstanding coaching.

With players moving to college last year, we are looking to fill in some key positions with high level players.

We are looking for 17yr or 18yr accomplished players from Varsity HS, first-year local Colleges or JUCOs.

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.

Macomb Astros 18U

City/Area:Macomb   
Contact:Dave Prestininzi
586-703-1097
dprestininzi@cvs.k12.mi.us
Team Info:We will be playing in the 18u division of the MABF and participating in three tournaments.

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:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Steve
248-943-9543
elitesports2011@yahoo.com
Team Info:We compete in 6 summer tournments and have use of a indoor facility for a small amount of winter workouts.

Non parent coach. Team manager is a local high school coach.

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! All tournaments are in Michigan.

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.

Michigan Xtreme 18U

City/Area:    
Contact:Coach Brian
michxtremebaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Xtreme baseball is all about advancing players to the next level. We provide players multiple levels of league play after high school baseball is complete.

With a significant combination of local and College Exposure tournaments we will continue to develop and polish the skills you need to get to the next level.

2015 accomplishments: U16 CMU Prospect Champions and U16 NMS Rumble in the Jungle Champions.

Midwest Inferno 18U

City/Area:Michigan   
Contact:Gary James
586-764-9378
solid.contact50@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a college showcase team designed to get the players exposure necessary to play collegiate baseball .....

9 showcase tournaments demand a 100% commitment to baseball until 7-31 .....

Indoor training facility ..... Paid non parent coach ..... Team discounts on equipment ....

Showcase team so everyone selected for the team will get playing time to showcase their skills.

Motor City Mechanics 18U

City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Coach Zilafro
586.855.4972
jzilafro@comcast.net
Team Info:Will play Macomb College Fall Wood Bat League and Showcase. Games are weekends either DHs or 9 inning games, starting 8/29 thru 10/24

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:Utica   
Contact:Mark Moehlig
586-243-1175
mark.moehlig@uticak12.org
Team Info:18U team playing in upper A division as well as tourneys.

South Farmington Blues 18U

City/Area:Southeastern Michigan   
Contact:Doug Creighton
248-302-8052
creighto1@mi.rr.com
Team Info:Looking for 17U and 18U varsity level travel players who wish to play somewhere between 4-6 18U tournaments during the summer of 2016.

Good core group of players many of whom have played together since 9U.

South Oakland A's (Held) 18U

City/Area:Madison Heights   
Contact:Mike Held
313-378-5651
mheld@alixpartners.com
Team Info:Our mission is to help all players excel in HS and play in College. Our track record is very strong.

We will play tournaments and Showcases only, and our schedule will allow players time to visit Colleges and play in their Camps during the Fall and Summer.

Our offseason training will focus on strength, speed, agility, pitching, hitting and position play.

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.