Michigan Travel Baseball

11U Team Tryouts and Looking for Player Notices

NOTE TO PLAYERS: MTB recommends that you contact the team prior to the scheduled tryout. Dates, times, and locations are subject to change at any time. Informing a team of your interest allows them to contact you in case of any changes. Good luck!


A player's league age is determined by the player's age on April 30th.

Avery's All-Stars 11U
City/Area:Oakland County League:NOBF
Contact:Nick Crivella
248-930-8828
Nick.Crivella@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 2015 Avery's All-Stars 11U are looking for kids who want to learn, work hard, and play competitive baseball.

Our goal is to play at a high competitive level and prepare the kids for high school ball.

We will play fall ball and start twice a week indoor winter practices in December while playing in an indoor league. Next summer we will play 18-25 league games and 4-5 tournaments.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/6/201406:00 PM Helen Allen Park
1601 School Rd, Rochester Hills
8/10/201405:30 PM Borden Park
1400 East Hamlin, Rochester Hills - Blue

Backyard Dreams 11U
City/Area:Grand Rapids and Surrounding areas   
Contact:616-307-0026
Team Info:Tryouts are required for potential new BYD student athletes to be considered for our 2015 teams.

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

Visit our website for more details.
Tryout Notes:Arrive 30 minutes early to register and warm up.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/7/201406:00 PM TBA

Bloomfield Sting 11U
City/Area:Oakland County League:NOBF
Contact:Nicole
nhartje@yahoo.com`
Team Info:The Bloomfield Sting will be playing in the AAA division of the NOBF and will be playing in 4-6 tournaments.

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

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

The Sting has a dedicated and organized volunteer coaching staff.

The staff is committed to teaching baseball fundamentals while displaying a positive attitude and provide a rewarding and memorable experience for all players and parents.
Tryout Notes:For more information please email Nicole.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/30/201406:30 PM Fox Hills School
1661 Hunters Ridge Drive, Bloomfield Hills

Blue Water Attack 11U
City/Area:St. Clair County, Macomb County League:MABF
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.
Tryout Notes:Please contact for more information.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/4/201405:30 PM - 07:30 PM TBA
8/5/201405:30 PM - 07:30 PM TBA

Brighton Bulldogs 11U
City/Area:Brighton League:KVBSA
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info: A coach will contact players whether they are chosen or not within one week after the last day of tryouts.

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

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

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

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

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

If you are interested in coaching or know someone who is interested, contact Mike Baitinger
Tryout Notes:To be eligible for a place on the travel team in your age group, you must attend one session, but both sessions are strongly recommended.
Please show up regardless of the weather.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/9/201409:00 AM - 11:30 AM Hawkins Elementary School
8900 Lee Rd, Brighton - Field I
8/10/201409:00 AM - 11:30 AM Hawkins Elementary School
8900 Lee Rd, Brighton - Field I

Canton Cardinals 11U
City/Area:Canton/Plymouth League:KVBSA
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.
Tryout Notes:Players are encouraged to attend the tryout session and be prepared to attend a combine style workout the following week (date TBD by head coach).
Players should register for tryouts here so they can be contacted for changes, weather, etc.
Arrive 20 minutes prior to the tryout time to sign a waiver form and to warm up. Contact Paul prior to the tryout date to make alternate arrangements if you cannot make the tryout.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/2/201412:00 PM - 02:30 PM Heritage Park
1010 S Canton Center Rd, Canton
8/3/2014
Alternate (only if unable to attend 8/2 tryout)
09:00 AM - 11:30 AM Heritage Park
1010 S Canton Center Rd, Canton

Cascade Cyclones 11U
City/Area:Grand Rapids League:GRABL
Contact:Jim Palmitier
616-481-3631
jim.palmitier@comcast.net
Team Info:Cascade Cyclones Baseball was founded in 2013 in West Michigan to provide a positive environment for kids to excel at baseball.

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

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

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

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

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/31/201406:30 PM - 08:00 PM Lions Park
1200 Thornapple Dr. SE, Ada 49301 - Field 5

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.
Tryout Notes:Please visit our web page select the tryout page and fill out our RSVP section.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/17/201403:00 PM - 05:00 PM Waterworks Park
N. Waterworks Dr., Coldwater

Downriver Demolition 11U
City/Area:Downriver League:League MI
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).
Tryout Notes:For more info contact Joe.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/30/201407:00 PM Gerisch Middle School
12601 McCann St, Southgate
8/5/201407:00 PM Gerisch Middle School
12601 McCann St, Southgate
8/7/201407:00 PM Ash Carleton Park
Horant St. north of Ash
8/13/201407:00 PM Gerisch Middle School
12601 McCann St, Southgate

Fenton Tigers 11U
City/Area:Fenton League:KVBSA
Contact:Rob Maier
810-444-5567
maier1214@yahoo.com

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/30/201406:00 PM - 08:00 PM Rose Township Baseball Complex
280 W Rose Center Rd, Holly
8/3/201410:00 AM - 12:00 PM Rose Township Baseball Complex
280 W Rose Center Rd, Holly

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 League:GFBL
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.
Tryout Notes:Both tryout days are not necessary but encouraged.
Players in consideration from the two tryout days will be invited to play in a final cut tournament August 15th-17th to determine if you're a fit and your position on the team.
Any questions or for a private tryout (only if you're unable to attend Aug 9-10) please email Eric Ray.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/9/201402:00 PM - 04:00 PM Carman Ainsworth Middle School
1409 W. Maple Avenue, Flint
8/10/201402:00 PM - 04:00 PM Carman Ainsworth Middle School
1409 W. Maple Avenue, Flint

Grossi Baseball 11U
City/Area:Genesee County League:KVBSA
Contact:Matthew Welch
586-980-0049
welchmatthew4@gmail.com
Team Info:Grossi Baseball is one of Michigans oldest and most successful travel baseball programs. We are looking for dedicated and hard working players to continue our tradition of excellence.

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

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

Most tournaments will be USSSA with a few AABC.
Tryout Notes:Specific details will be posted on the Grossi Baseball website.

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.
Tryout Notes:Onsite registration/check-in is required and will open one hour prior and close 15 minutes prior to the scheduled tryout time.
Please allow your player time to check-in and ample warm-up time prior to their tryout with the HBF Maroons.
Any player unable to make the above dates is welcome to attend our MAKE UP tryouts which are August 9th for all ages. We will also use this date for second looks on some players.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/2/201401:00 PM - 03:00 PM River Oaks Park
9202 East Michigan Ave, Galesburg - Wenke Fields

Howell Warriors 11U
City/Area:Howell Area League:KVBSA
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.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/2/201401:00 PM - 03:00 PM Northwest Elementary School
1233 Bower St, Howell
8/3/201401:00 PM - 03:00 PM Northwest Elementary School
1233 Bower St, Howell

Huron Valley Patriots 11U
City/Area:Highland, Milford, White Lake League:KVBSA
Contact:Rick Wing
248-921-3634
Patriots.coach.wing@gmail.com
Team Info:The Huron Valley Patriots will compete in the advanced division of the KVBSA and play 16 - 20 games in league play.

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

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

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

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

We are looking for players who are coach-able, and committed to improving their skills.
Tryout Notes:Attendance is encouraged for both days but not mandatory. Please arrive 30 minutes early for registration.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/9/201410:00 AM - 12:00 PM Hidden Pines Field
Between Ormond and McKeachie Rds, White Lake Twp.
8/10/201402:00 PM - 04:00 PM Hidden Pines Field
Between Ormond and McKeachie Rds, White Lake Twp.

Huron Valley Rebels 11U
City/Area:Highland, Milford, White Lake League:KVBSA
Contact:CJ Pearson
(517) 798-7315
Rebelstravelball.pearson@gmail.com
Team Info:HV Rebels will participate in KVBSA (18-22 season games) and compete in 5-7 weekend tournaments. Winter/Indoor training begins in January.

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

Our coaches focus on improving our players skill set by teaching sound baseball fundamentals and teamwork while having fun.
Tryout Notes:Please arrive 30 min prior for registration and warm up. Tryouts will be held over a 2 day period attendance both days is encouraged.
Interested players that can't make the tryout should contact team prior to the tryout date to make alternate arrangements.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/2/201402:00 PM - 04:00 PM Duck Lake Pines Community Park
1241 Duck Lake Rd S, Highland - Field 1
8/3/201402:00 PM - 04:00 PM Duck Lake Pines Community Park
1241 Duck Lake Rd S, Highland - Field 1

Lakeshore Warriors 11U
City/Area:West Michigan   
Contact:Barry Favier
lakeshorewarriors@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Lakeshore Warriors Baseball Club is looking for serious local athletes for the 2015 season.

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

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

As a member of the Lakeshore Warriors, you will compete in at least 30 to 40 games across West Michigan.
Tryout Notes:If you are interested in trying out please find the details on our website, www.lakeshorewarriors.com.

LCB Legends 11U
City/Area:Commerce/Walled Lake League:KVBSA
Contact:Duane or Dan
lcbbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LCB Legends Organization is one of the largest Organization in Oakland County with 12 teams ranging from 8U-17U.

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

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league and participate in 4-6 tournaments with one of them being out of town.
Tryout Notes:Tryouts will be held over 2 days and attendance both days is highly encouraged.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/2/201402:00 PM - 04:00 PM Hickory Glen Park
400 Glengary Rd, Commerce Twp - Field 5 & 6
8/3/201402:00 PM - 04:00 PM Hickory Glen Park
400 Glengary Rd, Commerce Twp - Field 5 & 6

Liberty Shores Minutemen 11U
City/Area:Fenton/Linden League:KVBSA
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.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/3/201406:00 PM - 08:30 PM Cartwright Field Baseball Stadium
14305 Wright Drive, Linden
8/10/201406:00 PM - 08:30 PM Cartwright Field Baseball Stadium
14305 Wright Drive, Linden

Livonia Stars 11U
City/Area:Livonia League:KVBSA
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.
Tryout Notes:Please arrive 15 minutes early to register.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/3/201402:30 PM - 04:30 PM Livonia Franklin High School
31000 Joy Rd., Livonia
8/10/201402:30 PM - 04:30 PM Livonia Franklin High School
31000 Joy Rd., Livonia

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

In addition to our regular season games, we will also participate in at least 3-4 tournaments, including the Cal Ripken Tournament in Aberdeen, Maryland.
Tryout Notes:We would ask that all interested players please arrive no later than 1:15 p.m. to register and so that tryouts can begin promptly at 1:30 p.m.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/9/201401:30 PM - 03:30 PM Macomb Corners Park
19449 25 Mile Rd, Macomb
8/10/201401:30 PM - 03:30 PM Macomb Corners Park
19449 25 Mile Rd, Macomb

Michigan Blue Jays 11U
City/Area:All Areas League:KVBSA
Contact:
Team Info:The organization will focus on Sportsmanship, Teamwork, development and fundamentals.
Tryout Notes:Registration starts at 8:00 AM. Visit web site for more information.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/2/201409:00 AM EMU Oestrike Stadium
N Huron Dr and N Hewitt Rd, Ypsilanti

Michigan Brewers 11U
City/Area:All League:MABF
Contact:Ed Hayward
complete_athletics@comcast.net
Team Info:This team is comprised of multiple players from high level tournament teams that have been put together to compete on a major scale in both tournament play and potentially with league play.
Tryout Notes:Looking for multiple positions and players that can play multiple positions.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/2/201401:00 PM - 03:00 PM Macomb Corners Park
19449 25 Mile Rd, Macomb

Michigan Bulldogs 11U
City/Area:Livonia League:KVBSA
Contact:Derrick Herr
248-909-2365
derrick.herr@att.net
Team Info:We will participate in KVBSA league and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. We will also participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

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

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

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/11/201406:30 PM - 08:30 PM Ford Field - Livonia
33771 Lyndon St, Livonia - Field 2
8/15/201406:30 PM - 08:30 PM Ford Field - Livonia
33771 Lyndon St, Livonia - Field 2

Michigan Lazers 11U
City/Area:Livingston County League:KVBSA
Contact:Joey Thorington
734-649-9098
thoring2@gmail.com
Team Info:Players will work with professional SWAT hitting instructors including hitting instructor Jason Ladd all winter long.

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

The Michigan Lazers goal is to prepare youth ball players for the next level and to be competitive in local, USSSA, CABA, Cooperstown, Wolves, and other nationally recognized tournaments.
Tryout Notes:If you are unable to make the posted tryout times, please contact Manager Joey Thorington for a private tryout.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/1/201406:00 PM - 08:00 PM Shepard of the Lakes Lutheran Church
2101 South Hacker Road, Brighton
8/2/201412:00 PM - 02:30 PM Shepard of the Lakes Lutheran Church
2101 South Hacker Road, Brighton

Michigan Mayhem 11U
City/Area:Grand Blanc and surrounding areas League:GFBL
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.
Tryout Notes:Attending both days of the tryout is encouraged but not required. For more team details or, if you cannot attend the dates above, please contact Lou.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/16/201408:30 AM - 11:30 AM Bentley High School
1150 North Belsay Rd, Burton
8/17/201408:30 AM - 11:30 AM Bentley High School
1150 North Belsay Rd, Burton

Michigan Nationals 11U
City/Area:Belleville, Canton, Plymouth, Ann Arbor League:KVBSA
Contact:Ryan Taylor
michigannationalsbaseball@gmail.com

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/2/201412:00 PM Beck Fields
10200 Beck Rd, Belleville
8/3/201412:00 PM Beck Fields
10200 Beck Rd, Belleville

Michigan Red Sox 11U
City/Area:Birmingham   
Contact:Bill Hess
248-703-1196
bhess@techrg.com
Team Info:Tournament only team - played in 10+ tournaments in 2014 - practice 2-3 times a week in Birmingham area during the season.

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

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/2/201410:00 AM - 12:00 PM St. James Park
1200 Edgewood Rd, Birmingham, 48009

Michigan Red Sox White 11U
City/Area:Birmingham League:NOBF
Contact:David Mason
248.953.1966
dmason.mich@gmail.com
Bill Hess
bhess@techrg.com
Team Info:The primary objective of the Red Sox program is to prepare young players for the high school level while emphasizing teamwork and developing strong character.

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

NOBF Team will compete in NOBF and play in 4-5 tournaments. Home field is in the Birmingham area - Contact Dave Mason.
Tryout Notes:RSVP for the tryout by pre-registering at: http://www.redsoxpride.com/home/player-registration

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/2/201410:00 AM - 12:00 PM St. James Park
1200 Edgewood Rd, Birmingham, 48009

Michigan Strategy 11U
City/Area:Metro Detroit League:League MI
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
Tryout Notes:Visit our website for tryout details.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/9/201411:30 AM - 02:30 PM Albert the Great
4855 Parker, Dearborn Heights

Motor City Snipers 11U
City/Area:Livonia League:KVBSA
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.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for a few key players to complete our team. In search of well rounded players and families.
PRIVATE TRYOUTS ALSO OPEN - Please contact us if you are unable to attend the above sessions.
IF you have any questions, or to confirm attendance, please feel free to email us.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/17/201402:00 PM - 04:00 PM Lutheran High School Westland
33300 Cowan Rd. Westland, 48185
8/18/201406:00 PM - 08:00 PM Lutheran High School Westland
33300 Cowan Rd. Westland, 48185

Northville Broncos 11U
City/Area:Northville Area League:KVBSA
Contact:Matt Corriveau
248 921 2004
mcorriveau@goldstarfinancial.com
Tryout Notes:Visit website for tryout details.

Novi Heat 11U
City/Area:Novi (and surrounding area) League:KVBSA
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.

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.
Tryout Notes:All 2015 Novi Heat teams will have tryouts August 9th and 10th.
Check in is at 8:30 and tryouts will run from 9:00 until noon. Saturday is day 1 of tryouts. Sunday is a rain-out day or may be used as Day 2 of tryouts. That will be coach specific.
Please register for tryouts at the Novi Heat website.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/9/201409:00 AM - 12:00 PM ITC-Community Sports Park
51000 Eight Mile Rd, Novi - Field 2
8/10/201409:00 AM - 12:00 PM ITC-Community Sports Park
51000 Eight Mile Rd, Novi - Field 2

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.
Tryout Notes:If interested in a individual tryout or for the open tryout in Aug. contact Lou.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/8/201406:00 PM - 08:00 PM Living Word Lutheran Church
3838 N. Rochester Rd., Rochester

Oakland Indians 11U
City/Area:Oakland County League:NOBF
Contact:Bingo Lizotte
248-895-3338
oaklandindians@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Oakland Indians will be playing 18-20 league games as well as participating in 5-7 tournaments in the 2015 season. Winter training will start in January and go until April.

Our focus will be to prepare players to play at a higher level of play.
Tryout Notes:If you are interested please call or email to register player for tryouts.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/2/2014TBA Keith Elementary School
2800 Keith Rd, West Bloomfield

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

Pitching experience REQUIRED and must have powerful batting abilities to round out are already strong roster. Will hold private tryout sessions to evaluate players strengths and capabilities.
Tryout Notes:Looking to acquire 1-2 proven past Fed-ball athletes to complete our current roster for the 2015 season.
Successful, strong pitching experience and skills a must. Along with consistent batting capabilities.
Contact Jason at 248-563-9911 or email jsnow2@live.com to set up immediate private tryouts. Only private 1-on-1 tryouts.

Phantoms Baseball 11U
City/Area:Oakland County League:KVBSA
Contact:Scott Bjerke
248-946-2358
sbjerkebaseball@yahoo.com
Team Info:Team will practice in Waterford at Oakland Yard Athletics and play in there Indoor Baseball League.

Team will play in the KVBSA league in Spring and Summer and play in (4-5) week end tournaments.We are looking for players looking to improve their skills and want to play at the next level.
Tryout Notes:Team is looking to fill all positions. Come play for a team that will let your son play at different positions and advance his knowledge of the game.
Private try outs are welcome.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/2/201412:00 PM - 02:00 PM Brightmoor Church / Franklin Christian School
40800 W. 13 Mile Rd., Novi

Pinckney Pirates 11U
City/Area:Pinckney/Hamburg League:KVBSA
Contact:Todd Koone
419-340-0344
tkoone@pinckneyball.org
Team Info:The PHBSA sponsors the Pirate Travel Baseball program for kids in our community. Our task is to identify the most skilled players at their age to play against the best competition in the area.

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

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

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

The 12U team participates in a week-long tournament in Cooperstown, NY Total team participation in fund-raising events is required (regardless of personal need) for the 12U team.
Tryout Notes:Players MUST attend at least one session to be considered for any team, but are strongly encouraged to attend BOTH sessions for their age group(s).
Please arrive 30 minutes early to register and warm-up.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/10/201409:00 AM - 11:00 AM Manly W. Bennett Memorial Park
10559 Merrill Rd, Whitmore Lake
8/17/201409:00 AM - 11:00 AM Manly W. Bennett Memorial Park
10559 Merrill Rd, Whitmore Lake

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

Winter indoor practices will be held at Precision Baseball in Canton at 7835 Market Street, Canton 1 mile north of Ikea.
Tryout Notes:Individual tryouts available by request. Looking to fill two remaining roster spots.

Royal Oak Nationals 11U
City/Area:Oakland County League:NOBF
Contact:Mike Morris
248-990-2327
twre2@yahoo.com
Team Info:In addition to playing in the NOBF, the Nationals will compete in 3-4 tournaments. In the fall team members will have the opportunity to play fall baseball.

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

Last years team finished 16-4 in our league and in first place in their division of the NOBF. The team also qualified for the AABC state tournament finishing in the final 4.
Tryout Notes:If you have any questions please contact Mike Morris.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/16/201409:00 AM - 10:30 AM Worden Park
Crooks Rd, north of 13 Mile, Royal Oak
8/17/201409:00 AM - 10:30 AM Worden Park
Crooks Rd, north of 13 Mile, Royal Oak

South Farmington Blues 11U
City/Area:Farmington Hills & nearby communities League:KVBSA
Contact:Jim Kent
(248) 496-5840
jim@kentcomproductions.com

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/10/201403:00 PM - 05:00 PM Founders Sports Park
8 Mile Rd. between Farmington and Halsted - Field 2
8/17/201403:00 PM - 05:00 PM Founders Sports Park
8 Mile Rd. between Farmington and Halsted - Field 2

Southwest Oakland Warriors 11U
City/Area:Oakland County League:KVBSA
Contact:Allen Dresselhouse
southwestoaklandwarriors@gmail.com
Team Info:The Southwest Oakland Warriors compete in the KVBSA (18-20 league games) and participate in 6-10 tournaments (most local).

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

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

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

Players must be willing to commit to a 40-55 game season. Fundraising activities for each respective team will be required to keep costs at a minimum.
Tryout Notes:Please arrive 30 minutes prior to for registration if you do not pre-register. If you would like to pre-register, please visit www.southwestoaklandwarriors.com under 2015 tryouts.
You may e-mail southwestoaklandwarriors@gmail.com to arrange a different tryout date if you are unable to attend the scheduled workouts.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/2/201409:00 AM - 11:00 AM Maple Glen Park
2360 Glengary Rd, Commerce

Titans Baseball 11U
City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Todd Turner
248-701-3067
todd@t2baseball.com
Team Info:The primary objective of the Titans program is to prepare young players for the high school level and beyond. The team will play tournaments only.

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

We are looking for kids that are dedicated and are willing to work hard.
Tryout Notes:Please contact us for a private tryout.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
TBATBA TBA
8/7/201406:30 PM Beverly Park
Beverly Road and Allerton Drive, Beverly Hills