Tryouts

8U

Michigan Storm 8U

City/Area:Southeastern Michigan   
Contact:Roger Phillips
313-806-7432
michiganstormphillips@gmail.com
Team Info:We will play 16 league games in the Kvbsa, 5 tournaments mainly locally.
Tryout Notes:We currently looking for 2 players, contact Roger for an individual tryout.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 8U

City/Area:COMMERCE TWP   
Contact:Harvey Pack
hpack002@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). 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 strive to be the best they can be and compete at the highest level of their ability. 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 have tremendous dedication from our coaches, unwavering assistance from our sponsors and the commitment and support of great parents.In addition to playing approximately 18-20 league games during the spring and summer season, our teams participate in numerous local and regional tournaments sponsored by USSSA and local youth baseball organizations. Southwest Oakland Warriors Baseball provides 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. Furthermore, we will continue to focus on the importance of team as opposed to individual accomplishment.
Tryout Notes:Contact team

9U

Downriver Demons 9U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:John Diaz
313-570-1706
downriverdemons@gmail.com
Team Info:The Downriver Demons 9U team is looking for one talented player to complete our roster. We are signed up to play in the KVBSA and also 5 weekend tournaments. We have a dedicated staff of coaches that will not only further baseball knowledge but will also teach life lessons as well. We believe that all of our players have the potential to be great but cannot achieve this without good sportsmanship and a great attitude.
Tryout Notes:If you would like to schedule a private tryout, please contact John Diaz at 313-570-1706 or email to DownriverDemons@gmail.com.

LCB Legends Black 9U

City/Area:Commerce   
Contact:Jeff Broome
248-765-8315
jeff.broome@comcast.net
Team Info:LCB is one of Oakland counties largest Travel Baseball Associations. Games played out of Hickory Glen Park in Commerce, MI.
Tryout Notes:Seeking a few more players to complete our roster. Contact Jeff to schedule a tryout.

Michigan Blue Jays 9U

City/Area:Ypsilanti, Canton, Dexter, Chelsea, Novi, Northville, Belleville, Jackson   
Contact:Tom Dishman
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Blue Jays have 24 teams in our program. We currently moved into a new facility with a full infield and 28 batting stations. We are looking for a few players for the 9u, 10u and 11 u teams
Tryout Notes:We are looking for a few players for the 9u, 10u and 11 u teams

Michigan Blue Jays - Blakita 9U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:Jerry Blakita
734-355-7335
jmblakita@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:For over 15 years, the Michigan Blue Jays Baseball Club has established itself as one of the largest and highly recognized travel baseball organizations in the Midwest. Our coaches are dedicated to the development of our players through baseball fundamentals, displaying good sportsmanship and having fun.This will be our second year and we plan to compete in KVBSA league as well as play in 7+ tournaments (primarily in MI). Our team will conduct various fundraisers with a goal of no additional out-of-pocket expenses for our families.We are moving into a new facility equipped with various baseball amenities, including 22 batting cages and a full infield with no obstructions.
Tryout Notes:We are looking to add 1-2 players to our roster. Please contact Jerry Blakita to arrange a private tryout.

Motor City Bulldogs Baseball Club 9U

City/Area:Open   
Contact:Kevin Warren
734-476-7794
kskwarren@aol.com
Team Info:The 9U Motor City Bulldogs will participate in KVBSA next season as well as 6-8 tournaments. Most weekend tournaments will be local, but there may also be 1 or 2 out of town events. The Bulldogs will have winter workouts starting in January and practice outdoors at the Wayne Ford Civic Fields in Westland. The focus of the Bulldogs will be on player development and team growth and of course having fun!
Tryout Notes:The 9U Motor City Bulldogs are still looking for 1 more player to complete the roster for 2017. If interested in setting up a private tryout please contact Head Coach Kevin Warren at 734-476-7794 or via email at kskwarren@aol.com

Pinckney Pirates 9U

City/Area:Pinckney/Brighton   
Contact:Mike Goodfellow
734-747-2916
mggoodfellow@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a community based 9U team sponsored through the PHBSA. At this age expect to play in two tourneys and an 18 game schedule. Our fields are located at the Hamburg Twp park off of Merrill Rd. We hold our own tournament the weekend prior to Memorial Day weekend. Looking for two baseball players.
Tryout Notes:Looking to fill players in need of 2. Current roster stands at 10. Willing to Pitch or catch. Our goal is to have every player be able to pitch. No tryouts currently scheduled this will be a private tryout. Please contact Mike Goodfellow via email at mggoodfellow@yahoo.com.

10U

Ann Arbor A's White 10U

City/Area:Washtenaw and Livingston counties   
Contact:Chris King
734 678 1411
christopher.king@kone.com
Team Info:Playing KVBSA 16 game schedule in 10U Community league and 3 to 4 tournaments all local sites.
Tryout Notes:Looking for 1 to 2 players to complete 2017 roster. Please call to schedule an individual tryout.

Fenton Tigers 10U

City/Area:Genessee and Livingston County   
Contact:Dave McDermott
248-930-0333
dave@davemcdermott.net
Team Info:Fenton Tigers 10u is looking to add 1 or 2 additional players (not specific position) for the upcoming season. We work to help our players develop their baseball skills and love of the game. If you haven't found the right place for you son, give us a call to chat about our program!* Winter practice starts in January, and games/tournament in April* 18-20 league games * 6 tournaments (including 1 out of town - Grand Haven, MI this year) * End our season with FTTB Summer Slam July 21-23 * Player fee includes uniforms We are not looking for specific positions, but if your son has a special skill or preference we're happy to discuss.
Tryout Notes:We're currently holding private tryouts. Let us know your availability to meet.

Great Lake Wave 10U

City/Area:Downriver   
Contact:Michael Fountain
7346245523
Mmfountain2@att.net
Team Info:The Great Lake Wave 10u team is looking for 1 player. Please email mmfountain2@att.net to set up a private tryout.The Wave will play 15-20 league games and 6-7 local tournaments and one out of state week long tournament in Kentucky. (Kentucky Nationals)Kentucky Nationals Bound- Late June/Early JulyWinter Training: Begins in late January @ Downriver Baseball Center in Riverview. Professional pitching instruction from Jeff Kaiser (former Detroit Tiger).The GL Wave is an official Under Armour team.2017 Roster will consist of 11 players. Players will be notified via email provided on registration form.Thank you for your interest in the GREAT LAKES WAVE!!Head Coach: Mike Fountain734-624-5523Mmfountain2@att.net
Tryout Notes:Looking for 1-2 infielders

Hartland Eagles 10U

City/Area:Hartland   
Contact:Keith Kletzka
810-077-6647
coach.kletzka@gmail.com
Team Info:At Hartland 10U baseball we play in the advanced or open division of the KVBSA. We are a year round developmental team with a driven fundamental goal to develop kids to play the game the right way and become solid ball players. Our staff includes coaches with many years of experience and dedication to the game we love. Hartland focuses on making sure the year round instruction the kids receive is always done in a positive matter to make sure our young men love the game as much as we do for years to come.
Tryout Notes:Hartland 10U is looking to hold private tryouts most any night of the week or weekend. So if you are looking for a home for your son please dont hesitate to call and request a private try out. For any further information please just call.

Hawks GOLD Pace 10U

City/Area:Statewide--Livingston County focus   
Contact:Rob Pace
734-306-2555
hawksgoldpace@yahoo.com
Team Info:Hawks GOLD 10U Pace is a second year team coming off of a very successful first season. 4 tournament championships, including one USSSA, and three runner-up titles. We will play in KVBSA league at the advanced level and 6-9 tournaments. Hawks GOLD focuses heavily on fundamentals and high-rep practices and has a "no pressure" philosophy of coaching.
Tryout Notes:Looking for 2 players to round out our 2017 roster. Please contact Rob Pace for more information or to set up a private tryout. 734-306-2555

LCB Legends 10U

City/Area:SE MI   
Contact:Jimmy Myers
248-249-2026
jimmymyers17@gmail.com
Team Info:Will play in the advanced division of KVBSA, along with 5-7 tournaments.
Tryout Notes:Looking to add 1-2 more quality players to an established team. Please contact Jimmy Myers to schedule a private tryout.

LMT REBELS 10U

City/Area:Huron Valley Area   
Contact:Rob O'Connor
(248)705-7924
roconnorrebels@yahoo.com
Team Info:The REBELS are a competitive travel team looking for a few good players to join a strong core group of young men. With 20+ years of combined coaching experience Coach's Rob O'Connor, Matt Sparre, Dennis Butcher and Scott Latham are looking forward to another season of continued growth on and off the field from all of our players. The team will be playing in the KVBSA as well as 5-7 tournaments.
Tryout Notes:Players should show up to tryouts 15-20 minutes early for registration and warm-ups. If you can't make the scheduled tryout but are still interested in the team please contact Coach Rob O'Connor at (248)705-7924 or RoconnorRebels@yahoo.com for a private tryout.

Michigan Blue Jays 10U

City/Area:Ypsilanti, Canton, Dexter, Chelsea, Novi, Northville, Belleville, Jackson   
Contact:Coach Penn
(734) 417-5664
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Blue Jays have 24 teams in our program. We currently moved into a new facility with a full infield and 28 batting stations.
Tryout Notes:Coach Penn is looking for 1-2 players to fill out our roster. We will hold private try outs Monday or Wednesday night. Contact Coach Penn at (734) 417-5664. Our players come from Monroe, Milan, Dexter, Ypsilanti, Canton, Northville, Ann Arbor, Westland. We have incredible facilities at "The Cage" through Coach Dishman.

Michigan Blue Jays - O'Hara 10U

City/Area:Any   
Contact:Mike O'Hara
Coachohara28@gmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Blue Jays are currently moving into a new facility. This indoor facility will have 22 batting cages, full barrier-free infield that measures 138 ft. by 119 ft., speed and agility instructors and a full weight room. school and college careers.As one of the largest travel baseball organizations in the Midwest, the Michigan Blue Jays welcome all players, parents and coaches who are committed to developing their talent in a competitive environment and supporting the Blue Jay philosophies. This is a program for players to dramatically improve their skills through instruction and playing against some of the top competition throughout the country.
Tryout Notes:We are currently looking for two players with previous travel baseball experience. Please contact me to set up a private tryout.

Michigan Kings 10U

City/Area:Ann Arbor, Milan, Ypsilanti, Whitmore Lake   
Contact:David Rodriguez
734-945-2665
d.rodriguez26@comcast.net
Team Info:My team goals are to teach the players the fundamentals of baseball. I create a fair, fun and competitive environment, I can guarantee that your player will be better at the end of the year. I am looking for players who are want to take their skills to the next level. Our baseball organization is a nonprofit so the cost are lower than most travel team.
Tryout Notes:I am looking for 3 players currently, if you are interested please give me a call. There will be a private tryout at our indoor facility, if your player is coming out of little league or an experienced travel ball player I would love to have them try out.

Michigan Nationals Red 10U

City/Area:Belleville, Canton, Ypsilanti and surrounding areas.   
Contact:Randy Marshall
734-301-7377
mudhendays@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be playing in KVBSA AA Advanced league, along with 2 out of state tournaments and 3 in state tournaments.Our Michigan Nationals program has a large indoor facility that we practice in twice a week during the winter.The team is coached by an ex-professional pitcher and collegiate catcher.
Tryout Notes:Looking for one solid AA/AAA caliber player. Please contact Randy Marshall at 734-301-7377 to schedule a tryout.

Michigan Storm Major 10U

City/Area:Southeast Detroit and surrounding areas   
Contact:Erik Wright/Bill Sennett
734-752-7965
erikw2424@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are looking for 1 Major caliber player who preferably can pitch to round off our team at 11 players. We will be playing at the Major level and competing against the best teams in the area. We will be doing at least 2 out of town tournaments including the Cal Ripken Experience at the brand new park in Pigeon Forge Tennessee. We will also participate in the top USSSA tournaments in the area. We have 10 talented returning players coming back and are looking forward to another successful year.
Tryout Notes:We will be holding private tryouts for the 1 spot we have open. Please call or email Erik Wright to set up your tryout...734-752-7965erikw2424@yahoo.com

Michigan War Dogs 10U

City/Area:Northville and surrounding areas   
Contact:Jim Kraut
248-767-9275
jwkraut@live.com
Team Info:Looking for 1 player.Our dedicated coaching staff (with experience at the professional and collegiate level) is looking for one more player that has a passion for the game and is committed to developing strong baseball fundamentals through focus and work ethic. The War Dog winter workouts have already begun at a state-of-the-art indoor facility in Plymouth with a full turf infield and batting/pitching tunnels.
Tryout Notes:Please contact coach Kraut to arrange a private tryout.

Novi Heat Black 10U

City/Area:Novi and surrounding area   
Contact:Mike Aurilia
mike.aurilia@noviheat.com
Team Info:The Novi Heat is an organization with an established reputation over 20 years. Our mission is to build fundamental baseball skills, emphasize teamwork, and develop strong character allowing young players to grow as players and men in a competitive baseball environment. In 2016 our teams achieved: - 120-62 record in KVBSA league games - Three KVBSA 1st place finishes, two 2nd place finishes and two 3rd place finishes at open, advanced and community levels - 14 tournament championships including a AA World Series title (Canton), Youth Nationals AA title (KY), and 2 titles in the open Frankenmuth Classic tournament - 6 tournament runnerups including at the major level for the USSSA Midwest NIT and USSSA Liberty Park Invitational NIT
Tryout Notes:Seeking 1 player. For more information please visit NoviHeat.com or contact the coach email listed above.We have our own indoor facility and can arrange for players to attend one of our practices.

Novi Nitro 10U

City/Area:Oakland, Wayne & Livingston County   
Contact:Greg Russell
313-590-8438
novinitrorussell@gmail.com
Team Info:New 10U team, looking for all positions.Looking for players willing to work hard and take direction.Goal is to teach these young men how to play the game right. We will be entering our first year as a team. We are looking for players in all positions. We will be playing in the KVBSA league in 2017. We also intend on competing in 4-5 tournaments.
Tryout Notes:Please contact Greg Russell for private tryout313-590-8438novinitrorussell@gmail.com

Pirate Baseball Club 10U

City/Area:Livingston County and bordering areas   
Contact:Bill Cortez
517-915-8957
billcortez@piratebaseballclub.com
Team Info:Our 2017 10u Pirate Baseball Club team will play in roughly 4-5 local tournaments with one most likely requiring a hotel stay. In addition to the tournaments 10u will play in the KVBSA adding an additional 18-20 games.
Tryout Notes:Please contact us for a private tryout.billcortez@piratebaseballclub.com

Plymouth Rails 10U

City/Area:Plymouth - Canton   
Contact:Joe Smith
jmsmith1129@hotmail.com
Team Info:We are a second year community based team that stresses fundamentals and teamwork. We play our home games in Plymouth and are looking for 1 - 2 players to complete our roster for 2017. We will play in the KVBSA 10U Community division and will participate in approx. 3 tournaments (all within 90 minutes of Plymouth).Looking for players with good attitudes and desire to play within a team environment.
Tryout Notes:Please contact Joe Smith to schedule a tryoutjmsmith1129@hotmail.com

Turnin 2 10U

City/Area:Brighton/Howell/Lyon/Whitmore Lake/Ann Arbor   
Contact:Greg Everson
everson10u2016@gmail.com

11U

Ann Arbor A's 11U

City/Area:Ann Arbor and Surrounding   
Contact:Todd Gensheimer
734-276-2244
Todd@jpsalesco.com
Team Info:The 11U Gold team will participate in the KVBSA next season and play 5-6 tournaments, with 1-2 being out-of-town/state. Winter workouts begin in December at Advantage Sports and U of M and Oosterbaan Fieldhouse. The focus of the A's organization is to teach sound, fundamental baseball and promote teamwork, competitive spirit, and enjoyment of the game.
Tryout Notes:We are looking to fill 1-2 roster spots on the Gold team. We will also be fielding an 11U Green team.

Commerce Cannons 11U

City/Area:Commerce   
Contact:Michael Solomon
2485150843
micsolom@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Commerce Cannons are more than "a baseball team". In addition to traditional baseball skills training, our players are tasked with team building exercises that emphasize being a respectful and responsible person and many other valuable life lessons. Giving back to our community is an example of a life skill that is emphasized by our coaches to our players. Playing in KVBSA league as well as 6 tournaments
Tryout Notes:Contact Coach for a Tryout. Looking for 1 full time or part time player.

Farmington Hills Mud Hens 11U

City/Area:Farmington Hills   
Contact:Brandon Teddy
248-910-8470
Teddysmudhens@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a non profit, and do tons of optional fundraising. We compete in 3 tournaments and travel to cal ripken in myrtle beach. We play in the kvbsa league. Please contact Jen, or coach Teddy to set up a try out.
Tryout Notes:We are looking to fill one spot on our 11u mud hens team.

Grossi Baseball 11U

City/Area:Genesee, Livingston and Oakland County   
Contact:John Matthee
517-202-9842
jtmatthee@comcast.net
Tryout Notes:Grossi Baseball 11U is looking for 3-4 dedicated and passionate baseball players and families to complete our team for 2017.Please contact us for a try-out.

Hartland Eagles 11U

City/Area:Hartland, MI   
Contact:Michael Anderer
972-742-9158
michael.k.anderer@gmail.com
Team Info:Hartland Eales Travel Baseball Plays in the KVBSA. It is known as one of the premiere leagues in the state for youth baseball. We play 35+ games per season, including 4-5 weekend tournaments. You may have heard that travel sports are extremely expensive; That's not true- you may be surprised how affordable it is to play for a not-for profit team.
Tryout Notes:Team has openings for as many as two players. If you are interested in arranging for a tryout with the team, please contact Head Coach Mike Anderer

LCB Legends Black 11U

City/Area:Commerce Township   
Contact:Kristof Kurzeja
kristof.kurzeja@yahoo.com
Team Info:The LCB Legends Baseball Organization is a competitive youth travel baseball league location in Southeastern Michigan and is a component of the Lakes Area Athletic Association. We are one of the leaders in Southeast Michigan in developing players that have an exceptional love for the game of baseball.Our coaches are dedicated to providing players with the highest level of training and coaching to help improve their skill set. Our goal is to make sure we have developed the players so they are ready for the next level, or next personal goal, whatever that may be. They teach the players about TEAMWORK, WORK ETHIC, and how to COMPETE at a higher level.Our teams participate in approximately 17-20 KVBSA league games and 5-10 weekend tournaments and our two 12U teams go to Cooperstown every season. Our playing season is typically mid-April to mid-July. In addition, the LCB Legends organization hosts two tournaments located at our home fields each year.
Tryout Notes:The 11u Black team is holding private tryouts as we look to add 1 additional player for the upcoming 2017 season. We're open to adding an infielder or outfielder with the ability to pitch and/or catch a plus.

Michigan Blue Jays 11U

City/Area:Ypsilanti, Canton, Dexter, Chelsea, Novi, Northville, Belleville, Jackson   
Contact:Tom Dishman
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Blue Jays have 24 teams in our program. We currently moved into a new facility with a full infield and 28 batting stations. We are looking for a few players for the 9u, 10u and 11 u teams
Tryout Notes:We are looking for a few players for the 9u, 10u and 11 u teams

Michigan Blue Jays-Johnson 11U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:Mark S. Johnson
248-513-1916
marksjohnsonsr@gmail.com
Team Info:The Michigan Blue Jays are committed to providing an environment that allows their players to develop to their full potential while having fun, learning life lessons and creating memories on a baseball field that will last a lifetime. Our ultimate goal is to prepare our players for their high school and college careers.The Michigan Blue Jays welcome all players, parents and coaches who are committed to developing their talent in a competitive environment and supporting the Blue Jay philosophies. This is a program for players to dramatically improve their skills through instruction and playing against some of the top competition throughout the country.
Tryout Notes:We are looking to add a few more players to our roster. Please contact Coach Mark Johnson to arrange a private tryout.

Michigan Scrappers 11U

City/Area:Washtenaw County and Surrounding Area   
Contact:Patrick Morris
734-649-3918
pmorris14@comcast.net
Team Info: Coming off a highly successful 2016 season in which we took 1st place in KVBSA Community Division posting a 16-4 record and placing second in two out of three tournaments last year, the Michigan Scrappers are looking for 1-2 players for our 2017 roster. By developing a solid foundation for fundamentals of the game with a emphasis on baseball I.Q., we have became a very strong and well respected program in three short years. Our goal as a organization is to pass on from the coaches to our players a love for the game of baseball while creating memories and friendships that will last a lifetime through the game of baseball. Although we play and practice at a very competitive level we are also a organization that stresses teamwork and respect for your opponents, teammates, and our baseball family. This program was created by four fathers who thought outside of the box when it came to playing competitive baseball at a high level. Considering our record over the last three years as well as our retention rate for returning players we believe we have created something that our boys and their families can look back on and be proud to have once played Scrapper Baseball. Fall practice once a week begins for those that can make it on September 12th we will then transition into our indoor practice facilities in November. Outdoor practices and league games will be played at Lincoln Consolidated Schools Cloverleaf Baseball Facility. We will play between 16-20 games in KVBSA as well as compete in four to five tournaments in 2017. One of tournaments will be out of town and require a overnight stay.
Tryout Notes:Please Contact Patrick Morris to arrange a private tryout.

Motor City Bulldogs Baseball Club 11U

City/Area:Open   
Contact:Steve Favers
248-885-5143
srfavers@sbcglobal.net
Team Info:The 11U Motor City Bulldogs will participate in KVBSA next season as well as 6-8 tournaments. Most weekend tournaments will be local, but there may also be 1 or 2 out of town events. The Bulldogs will have winter workouts starting in January and practice outdoors at the Wayne Ford Civic Fields in Westland. The focus of the Bulldogs will be on player development and team growth and of course having fun!
Tryout Notes:The 11U Bulldogs are still looking for one to two players to fill out their roster for the 2017 season. Please contact Coach Steve at srfavers@sbcglobal.net to set up a private tryout.

NFWB Cobras 11U

City/Area:West Bloomfield, Farmington   
Contact:Dan Jakubiak
248.310.2742
Cobras@NFWB.com
Team Info:NFWB Cobras are the travel division of the NFWB Baseball organization. NFWB play at West Bloomfield and Farmington Hills facilities. The 11U Advanced team has completed (2) successful seasons together as 9U and 10U, finishing with combined league records of 23-6-2, (5) tournament wins, and (4) runner up finishes. The team participates in fall, winter, and spring training programs. For 2017, the team will play in the KVBSA Advanced division and participate in 5-6 tournaments. Training, baseball fundamentals, being good teammates, and having fun are the core of this team. The 11U team is seeking (1) player to complete the roster. Positions are rotated, so a new player will have ample opportunity to play multiple positions. NFWB has a grandfather certificate to send a 12U team to Cooperstown each season. The intention is to fill the final roster position and keep the team together through the 11U and 12U seasons.
Tryout Notes:The NFWB Cobras are looking to fill (1) roster spot on this talented team. Please email Cobras@NFWB.com to schedule a private tryout.

Novi Nitro 11U

City/Area:Oakland, Livingston, Wayne Counties   
Contact:Brady Clyma
248-229-7243
coachbradynitro@gmail.com
Team Info:New 11U team, looking for all positions.Looking for 2 players willing to work hard and take direction.Goal is to teach these young men how to play the game right. We will be entering our first year as a team. We are looking for players in all positions. We will be playing in the KVBSA league in 2017. We also intend on competing in 4-5 tournaments.
Tryout Notes:Please contact Brady Clyma for private tryout248-229-7243coachbradynitro@gmail.com

Southwest Oakland Warriors 11U

City/Area:COMMERCE TWP   
Contact:Joe Sommer
jsommerlq@gmail.com
Rob Dace
robdace@comcast.net
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). 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 strive to be the best they can be and compete at the highest level of their ability. 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 have tremendous dedication from our coaches, unwavering assistance from our sponsors and the commitment and support of great parents.In addition to playing approximately 18-20 league games during the spring and summer season, our teams participate in numerous local and regional tournaments sponsored by USSSA and local youth baseball organizations. Southwest Oakland Warriors Baseball provides 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. Furthermore, we will continue to focus on the importance of team as opposed to individual accomplishment.
Tryout Notes:Contact team

Total Sports Baseball 11U

City/Area:Multiple Areas (Based out of Wixom)   
Contact:Scott Pickens
scottpickens4@hotmail.com
Team Info:Total Sports Baseball is looking to add one experienced pitcher to our highly competitive 11U team. The selected player will begin training in August 2016 and continue through July 2017. The team will play approximately 9 tournaments (mix of Major and AA) in addition to KVBSA league games (either Open 11U or Advanced 12U). Total Baseball offers top-notch coaching, led by former Tigers' bullpen catcher and professional player Scott Pickens (head coach).
Tryout Notes:Private try-outs with Coach Pickens can be scheduled by contacting him at scottpickens4@hotmail.com

Tri City Lightning Baseball 11U

City/Area:Fenton, Linden, Lake Fenton, Holly   
Contact:Coach Jason White
810 280-4376
drjaymw@yahoo.com
Team Info:Tri-City Lightning (TCL) Travel Baseball was established in 2003 and is a nonprofit independent organization. Our teams compete in the Kensington Valley Conference, the Greater Flint Baseball League, as well as local, state, and national tournaments. The goal of our organization is to promote an environment of competitive baseball with players and families who are dedicated to the positive development of individual and team skills. For more information on who we are, please visit www.tclightning.net or email us directly: info@tclightning.net.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for 1 more player (preferably with catching experience) to round out our roster.

12U

Ann Arbor Wolves 12U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:JOE MEAD
(734)890-2520
dsp.wolves.president@gmail.com
Team Info:DSP is a non-profit youth organization with the goal of mentoring kids both on & off the field.
Tryout Notes:Definitive Sports Program's Ann Arbor Wolves Travel Baseball Teams are looking for players to fill our roster. Contact Don Mead to schedule a tryout.

Brighton Bulldogs Orange 12U

City/Area:Brighton   
Contact:Tim Whalen
twhalen87@gmail.com
Team Info:Cooperstown Bound!! We participate in the Kensington Valley Baseball Association and the Western Wayne County League 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. All players selected for a team will pay a player fee, in order to cover 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.
Tryout Notes:Looking to fill one last roster spot. Contact me for private tryout.

Commerce Cannons 12U

City/Area:Wixom/Commerce   
Contact:Dave Fiedor
734-507-0745
coach@cannonsbaseball.org
Team Info:The Commerce Cannons are more than "a baseball team". In addition to traditional baseball skills training, our players are tasked with team building exercises that emphasize being a respectful and responsible person and many other valuable life lessons. Giving back to our community is an example of a life skill that is emphasized by our coaches to our players. Playing in KVBSA league as well as 4-5 tournaments. During the Winter team will participate in a Strength and Conditioning Program and play in a Winter ball league
Tryout Notes:Looking for one additional player for Cooperstown 2017, June 9-16th

Legacy Baseball Major 12U

City/Area:Livingston,Oakland and Washtenaw Counties   
Contact:Doug Quick
248-343-9433
dquick@rockelectrical.com
Team Info:The Legacy Baseball Organization will focus on player development, through a detailed curriculum with team and player learning checkpoints and goals. The organization will offer year-round opportunities for players to improve their physical and mental skills with assistance from professional coaches in an elite level training facility.Our professional staff along with a committee of influential baseball leaders will work together to create a dynamic player experience with all baseball decisions being a collaborative effort. To benefit the organization as a whole, all teams will have professional coaches either coaching or training them throughout their season.The organization will be skill friendly and include multiple teams at different age levels. Following tryouts, the coaching staff will be required to produce mandatory player evaluations for any player that makes a Legacy team. The evaluation will be used towards off- season training goals with the aim of producing an efficient, hard-working environment
Tryout Notes:We are looking for two experienced travel baseball players for our 2016-2017 12U-Quick Major Team. We will be playing tournaments only and heading to Cooperstown in the summer of 2017. This team was formerly the Michigan Lazers 11U team and has merged with Legacy Baseball. Private tryouts will be done by appointment only, please contact Coach Quick by phone 248-343-9433 or email dquick@rockelectrical.com.

Legacy Baseball Select 12U

City/Area:Livingston, Oakland and Washtenaw Counties   
Contact:Darrell Davis
419-346-6441
darrellbdavis@gmail.com
Team Info:The Legacy Baseball Organization will focus on player development, through a detailed curriculum with team and player learning checkpoints and goals. Our professional staff along with a committee of influential baseball leaders will work together to create a dynamic player experience with all baseball decisions being a collaborative effort. To benefit the organization as a whole, all teams will have professional coaches either coaching or training them throughout their season. The Legacy Baseball Organization is looking to add experienced pitchers to our highly competitive 12U team. The selected players will begin training in November 2016 and continue through July 2017. The team will play approximately 8 tournaments (mix of AA, AAA and Major) and Cal Ripken Experience, in addition to KVBSA league games (either Advanced or Open).
Tryout Notes:Private tryouts will be done by appointment only, please contact Coach Davis.

LMT REBELS 12U

City/Area:Huron Valley Area   
Contact:Rob O'Connor
(248)705-7924
roconnorrebels@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 12U LMT Rebels is an established travel team that will be going to Cooperstown this season as well as playing in the OPEN division of the KVBSA and 4-6 additional tournaments. The Rebels will be going into it's 3rd year as a team with the coaching staff going on it's 5th season together. We have had a tremendous amount of success thus far and are looking to continue that into the 2017 season.
Tryout Notes:The Rebels are looking for 1-2 players to complete their 2017 roster. interested players need to be very motivated to work hard and take their game to the next level. A strong bat is a huge plus. Please contact Coach Rob O'Connor at (248)705-7924 or RoconnorRebels@yahoo.com to set up a private tryout.

Michigan Bulldogs 12U

City/Area:Westland & Surrounding areas   
Contact:Bryan Hensley
734-751-7784
hensley9405@icloud.com
Team Info:We play through KVBSA approx. 22 games per season plus tournaments. We are looking for hard working dedicated TEAM players to join our team. Our coaches take the time to work on specific areas that may need improving. They give 100% and expect you to do the same weather its practice or a game. We work hard but also have fun.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for a 2nd baseman to complete our team. Please contact Bryan Hensley 734-751-7784 for a private tryout.

Michigan Kings 12U

City/Area:Ypsilanti, Saline, Milan, Ann Arbor   
Contact:Dave Budd
734.678.3022
Dabudd@icloud.com
Team Info:Our 2017 plan is to play KVBSA Leauge (Advanced or possiblily Open division)play and an additional 3-6 additional tournaments around the SE Michigan area. We will have at least one "travel" tourney included. Our team will give all players the opportunity to earn playing time in 2 different positions. The core of our team is going on our 4th season together. We are very fortunate to have a generous sponsor that give us the opportunity to keep our fees very reasonable.
Tryout Notes:Looking for 1 player and specifically someone that has had some pitching experience.

Michigan Nationals Cooperstown All Star Village Blue 12U

City/Area:Metro Detroit, Belleville, Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor   
Contact:Jaime Nassar
313-530-9995
funkallstar983@gmail.com
Team Info:Our team is looking to fill the last remaining roster spots for our team Cooperstown All Star Village team. We will be playing KVBSA advanced as well as 5-7 tournaments throughout Southeast Michigan.
Tryout Notes:Looking to fill spots immediately. If you are interested in a tryout, please contact me at funkallstar983@gmail.com or cell 313-530-9995.

Michigan Nationals Cooperstown Dreams Park Team 12U

City/Area:Metro Detroit, Belleville, Ann Arbor   
Contact:Dwayne Ratliff
7343201452
edratlif3@gmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Nationals team Ratliff has a very solid core of returning players and looking to fill the last remaining spots for our Cooperstown Dreams Park Team. We will be playing KVBSA along with a heavy tournament schedule and a week long tournament for Cooperstown Dreams Park.
Tryout Notes:Hosting private workouts immediately to fill the remaining spots. If you are interested please email me at edratlif3@gmail.com or cell 734-320-1452.

Michigan Nationals Sloan 12U

City/Area:Canton, Belleville, Plymouth, Northville, Westland, Down River, Ann Arbor, Ypsilianti   
Contact:Rosco Sloan
734 658-1391
roscosloan18@gmail.com
Tryout Notes:Seeking 1-2 players including catcher.

Novi Nitro 12U

City/Area:Oakland, Wayne or Livingston County   
Contact:Micah Hull or Dan Ketvirtis
novinitrohull@gmail.com or novinitroketvirtis@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be entering our second year as a team. We are looking for 1-2 players to complete our roster. We will be playing in the KVBSA league in 2017. We also intend on competing in 4-5 tournaments.Please contact Micah Hull or Dan Ketvirtis for a private tryout.We are currently holding indoor winter practices at The Baseball Lab in Novi
Tryout Notes:Please contact Micah Hull or Dan Ketvirtis for a private tryout.novinitrohull@gmail.com or novinitroketvirtis@gmail.com

Precision Baseball PATRIOTS 12U

City/Area:Tri county area   
Contact:Tom DiPonio/Bill Flohr
248-891-1241
coachtomd@comcast.net
Team Info:The Precision PATRIOT ORGANIZATION is entering its 3rd year....we have 15 teams playing in 2016 and growing. All teams work out of Precision Baseball in Canton. For further info on any of our teams:Tom 248-891-1241 coachtomd@comcast.net or Bill 248-761-9694 pteridactyl@comcast.net.
Tryout Notes:Tryouts for ages 12U thru 18U are being put together

South Lyon Lightning 12U

City/Area:South Lyon Area   
Contact:Dean Phillips
248-982-7673
deanphil@mac.com
Team Info:We are a South Lyon based team that will be playing in the advanced division of KVBSA at the 12U level. We will participate in 4-6 tournaments next season with a bid for Cooperstown. We are looking for players that are committed and willing to work hard at improving their game while playing at a competitive level. We are arranging professional batting and pitching instruction in the off season for our boys to take their game to the next level.
Tryout Notes:Please contact head coach Dean Phillips, 248-982-7673, deanphil@mac.com for inquiries and possible privately held tryouts if needed.

Southfield Cardinals Baseball 12U

City/Area:Metro Detroit Area   
Contact:John Young
Detroitbruins@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 12U Southfield Cardinals team is a competitive travel baseball team. Our main objectives is to provide high-level baseball experience that develops baseball skills, athletic abilities and the knowledge of the game. We promote good sportsmanship and scholastic obtainment. Players will participate in the following: KVBSA League games, 6 tournaments, Cal Ripken and a second out of state tournamentIndoor training will be from Dec- March.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for one more player to be a part on the team. Please contact Coach John for a private tryout.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 12U

City/Area:COMMERCE TWP   
Contact:Craig Lahue
cglahue@yahoo.com
Team Info:12U team has Cooperstown certificate. 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). 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 strive to be the best they can be and compete at the highest level of their ability. 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 have tremendous dedication from our coaches, unwavering assistance from our sponsors and the commitment and support of great parents.In addition to playing approximately 18-20 league games during the spring and summer season, our teams participate in numerous local and regional tournaments sponsored by USSSA and local youth baseball organizations. Southwest Oakland Warriors Baseball provides 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. Furthermore, we will continue to focus on the importance of team as opposed to individual accomplishment.
Tryout Notes:Contact team for private tryout.

13U

Ann Arbor Wolves 13U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:JOE MEAD
(734)890-2520
dsp.wolves.president@gmail.com
Team Info:DSP is a non-profit youth organization with the goal of mentoring kids both on & off the field.
Tryout Notes:Definitive Sports Program's Ann Arbor Wolves Travel Baseball Teams are looking for players to fill our roster. Contact Don Mead to schedule a tryout.

Commerce Cannons 13U

City/Area:Wixom/Commerce   
Contact:Mike Orick
248-701-9997
morick1227@gmail.com
Team Info:The Commerce Cannons are more than "a baseball team". In addition to traditional baseball skills training, our players are tasked with team building exercises that emphasize being a respectful and responsible person and many other valuable life lessons. Giving back to our community is an example of a life skill that is emphasized by our coaches to our players. Our team will compete in the KVBSA open or community division, as well as 4-5 tournaments. Strengthening and conditioning starts in January in a professional indoor training facility. Winter and early spring workouts will include skills clinics led by professional baseball trainers who will help our players raise their game to its highest level.
Tryout Notes:The new 13U Commerce Cannons is looking for 1-2 skilled players with travel baseball experience to round out their 2017 roster. Please contact Coach Mike Orick for a private tryout.

Howell Highlanders - Eikey 13U

City/Area:Livingston County and surrounding areas   
Contact:Chris Eikey
313-805-4920
eikeysports@yahoo.com
Team Info:The HHTB organization will focus on developing baseball skills and fundamentals, while competing at the highest level possible. We are dedicated to development of our youth players physically and mentally in order to prepare them for High School baseball and beyond.The season will start this fall (mid-late September) with on field practices and some tournament play also. Off-season practices continue through mid-December with a focus on strength and skill development through repetition. January through March will continue the off-season practices with more frequency and some indoor tournament play also. The spring season will start in mid-April and we will play in the KVBSA. We will also compete in 5-6 tournaments during the spring/summer season.
Tryout Notes:Please contact us and we will schedule a private/small group tryout to accommodate your schedule.

LCB Legends Black 13U

City/Area:Commerce Township   
Contact:Tim Kettler
248-214-3570
tmkettler1@gmail.com
Team Info:The LCB Legends 13U Black team is a very successful travel team that is looking to add one more player to our roster. We will play in the KVBSA Open level again this year as well as participate in 8-10 weekend tournaments.
Tryout Notes:The LCB Legends 13U Black team is looking for one more player for the 2017 season. We are looking for a player that has catcher experience and has played for a travel team in the past. Please give us a call for a private tryout.

Legacy Baseball Travel Select 13U

City/Area:Livingston County and surrounding areas   
Contact:Joey Thorington
jthorington@legacycentermichigan.com
Team Info:The 13U Legacy Travel Select is seeking 1-2 more talented players to complete their roster. This team will practice at the Legacy Center in the off-season and will have access to some of the top professional trainers and facilities in the Midwest. Email asap before the last roster vacancy is filled.
Tryout Notes:Contact Joey at jthorington@legacycentermichigan.com to schedule an individual tryout.

Michigan Blue Knights 13U

City/Area:Southeast Oakland County   
Contact:Corey Bell
cbell4det@hotmail.com
Team Info:Michigan Blue Knights Baseball is dedicated to the development and growth of its players to play at an advance level ie. high school, etc. Our goal is to play in the KVBSA along with 8-10 tournaments, 1-2 of those being out of state.
Tryout Notes:Looking for 1-2 catchers to complete roster. Please contact Coach Bell at 313-378-5826 or via email at cbell4det@hotmail.com to arrange for a tryout.

Monroe Mayhem 13U

City/Area:Monroe   
Contact:Lance
734-344-1831
Monroemayhembaseball@yahoo.com
Team Info:Monroe Mayhem Baseball's goal is to provide an organization that teaches good sportsmanship, and works to improve the fundamentals of players wanting to compete at a higher level. We will be competing in the KVBSA during the week (1-2 game and 1-2 practices during the week, and we will compete in 8-9 tournaments, 2-3 out of state or over night travel. Winter workouts are being held at The Monroe Total Sports complex.
Tryout Notes:We are holding private tryouts on request. We are looking to fill one roster spot, Please contact the coach to set up a tryout.

Motor City Snipers 13U

City/Area:Livonia   
Contact:D. Banks
734-772-4704
michiganyouthbaseballassoc@gmail.com
Team Info:The Motor City Snipers baseball team is a non profit baseball team sponsored by Michigan Youth Baseball Association. The Snipers are a 4th year team, who earned many accolades in this past season. From a second place finish in the KVBSA Advanced League, to winning/placing in multiple tournaments , and finally advancing to the championship Sweet 16 Bracket in the Cal Ripken "Big Kahuna" tournament in Myrtle Beach, SC. The Snipers will be competing in the advanced division of KVBSA league ball for the 2017 season, as well as approximately 9 tournaments, and potentially in the 13U division of a Cal Ripen Tournament. League games and practices are held during the week days, and tournaments on weekends. We will also be competing in a fall ball league that provides a double header each week. Winter indoor training is held November-April, and consists of weekly speed and agility classes taught by trained professionals at a local cross fit center, and a separate day of indoor training.
Tryout Notes:Potential open positions, but are not limited to ( ALL POSITIONS ARE WELCOME TO TRY OUT) Players who are able to profentially play multiple positions (ALWAYS A PLUS), Pitchers, Catchers, Infield Utility, and outfielders. PRIVATE TRYOUTS ARE AVAILABLE . Please contact us ASAP to schedule.

Novi Heat Black 13U

City/Area:Novi and surrounding area   
Contact:Brandon Los
brandon.los@noviheat.com
Team Info:The Novi Heat is an organization with an established reputation over 20 years. Our mission is to build fundamental baseball skills, emphasize teamwork, and develop strong character allowing young players to grow as players and men in a competitive baseball environment. In 2016 our teams achieved: - 120-62 record in KVBSA league games - Three KVBSA 1st place finishes, two 2nd place finishes and two 3rd place finishes at open, advanced and community levels - 14 tournament championships including a AA World Series title (Canton), Youth Nationals AA title (KY), and 2 titles in the open Frankenmuth Classic tournament - 6 tournament runnerups including at the major level for the USSSA Midwest NIT and USSSA Liberty Park Invitational NIT
Tryout Notes:Seeking 1 player. For more information please visit NoviHeat.com or contact the coach email listed above.We have our own indoor facility and can arrange for players to attend one of our practices.

Pinckney Pirates Red 13U

City/Area:Pinckney   
Contact:Anthony Caudill
acaudill_ptfd@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a community team (first year rec team).
Tryout Notes:We are looking and need 2 pitchers.

Southwest Oakland Warriors 13U

City/Area:COMMERCE TWP   
Contact:Allen Dresselhouse
248-292-1334
adresselhouse@penskeautomotive.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). 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 strive to be the best they can be and compete at the highest level of their ability. 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 have tremendous dedication from our coaches, unwavering assistance from our sponsors and the commitment and support of great parents.In addition to playing approximately 18-20 league games during the spring and summer season, our teams participate in numerous local and regional tournaments sponsored by USSSA and local youth baseball organizations. Southwest Oakland Warriors Baseball provides 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. Furthermore, we will continue to focus on the importance of team as opposed to individual accomplishment.
Tryout Notes:Contact Allen Dresselhouse for Private Tryout

Ypsilanti Elite 13U

City/Area:Washtenaw, Livingston, Wayne   
Contact:Ambrose Wilbanks Jr.
734-395-5384
awilbanksjr@gmail.com
Team Info:The Ypsilanti Elite program is now entering its fourth season! Our 13u team is returning nine of our players for the 2017 season and hope to play in either the Advanced or Community division of the KVBSA, depending on our final tryouts and roster additions. We plan on finishing our year with a tournament weekend in July at the new Cedar Point facility!Winter workouts begin Saturday morning, December 8 at the Swish Zone in Whitmore Lake and in January we'll add Thursday night proactices at Advantage Sports in Ann Arbor.In addition to our own seasoned coaching staff, our players will also have the opportunity to learn from guests including high school, college and professional coaches & players -- and even an MLB scout!Players will all be provide a carefully selected notebook of readings, drills and exercises to work on at home to help prepare them for success on and off the field. Players also receive an incredible array of team gear and parents will love the best payment plan in the league!But the very best part of our team are the families you'll be sharing the season with. In addition to an outstanding group of young men, we are lucky to have the type of supportive, nurturing parents every coach dreams of -- and you will be proud to join.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for 2 players to complete our roster. Position is not relevant, but a good bat, desire to improve and competitive fire are! Private tryouts are available at your convenience by contacting Coach Wilbanks via the information listed above.

14U

Dexter Diamondbacks 14U

City/Area:Ann Arbor/Dexter   
Contact:Jim Wroten
734-891-3400
Jwroten9@charter.net
Team Info:The Dexter Diamondbacks is a highly completive 14u team playing out of Ann Arbor. This team participates in the KVBSA travel league and will compete in 6-8 tournaments throughout the year. We are practicing in a full indoor facility located in Ypsilanti and will be playing games at Eastern Michigan University. We are a fun and energetic team but focused on developing players into becoming competitive local high school teams in our area.
Tryout Notes:Our players come from Ann Arbor, Saline, Dexter and surrounding areas. We are looking for one or two more players to complete our 2017 roster. Contact Jim to schedule a tryout.

Fenton Tigers Travel Baseball 14U

City/Area:Fenton   
Contact:Tim Hellebuyck
248.219.2645
trhellebuyck@hotmail.com
Team Info: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 is an annual participant in America's most prestigious baseball tournament, Cooperstown Dreams Park in Cooperstown, New York. The 14U team is an elite level tournament team that will start the season in late May. We will play 7-8 tournaments between May and August. Indoor practice through the winter starting in November until the start of High School/Middle School season. If you are an experienced travel baseball player looking for top notch coaching and development,
Tryout Notes:The 14U team is looking for one player to finalize its roster. Pitching ability preferred along with middle infield or outfield ability. Please email or call with any questions or if you would like to set up a private tryout.

Hartland Eagles Blue 14U

City/Area:Hartland and surrounding areas   
Contact:Coach Teffer
517-404-8300
hartlandbaseball_teffer@comcast.net
Team Info:Hartland Eagles Blue will play in the KVBSA league starting in June. We will be playing 14-16 league games and 3-4 tournaments.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for one more player to fill out our 10 player roster. Preferably an outfielder/middle infielder. Please contact Coach Teffer to schedule a private tryout.

Livingston Griffins 14U

City/Area:Livingston, Genessee, Washtenaw, Wayne Counties   
Contact:Chris Johnson
7346587557
johnsonchris38@gmail.com
Team Info:The Livingston Griffins 14U will be competing in the KVBSA Community Division, as well as 3-4 tournaments in June and July, including the Kentucky Youth Nationals. We are committed to player development and fundamentals, and preparing players for high school level competition. Our home games and practices will be in Whitmore Lake.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for 1-2 more players to round out our roster. Eighth or ninth graders are welcome. Most of our league games and all of our tournaments will be in June and July, which opens the door for those currently playing high school baseball. If you are looking for a June/July team, please give the Livingston Griffins a look. Contact the coach, Chris Johnson at johnsonchris38@gmail.com for more information and specifics for try outs.

Novi Heat 14U

City/Area:Novi and surrounding area   
Contact:Charlie Richter
charlie.richter@noviheat.com
Team Info:The Novi Heat is an organization with an established reputation over 20 years. Our mission is to build fundamental baseball skills, emphasize teamwork, and develop strong character allowing young players to grow as players and men in a competitive baseball environment. In 2016 our teams achieved: - 120-62 record in KVBSA league games - Three KVBSA 1st place finishes, two 2nd place finishes and two 3rd place finishes at open, advanced and community levels - 14 tournament championships including a AA World Series title (Canton), Youth Nationals AA title (KY), and 2 titles in the open Frankenmuth Classic tournament - 6 tournament runnerups including at the major level for the USSSA Midwest NIT and USSSA Liberty Park Invitational NIT
Tryout Notes:Seeking 2 players. For more information please visit NoviHeat.com or contact the coach email listed above.We have our own indoor facility and can arrange for players to attend one of our practices.

Precision Patriots 14U

City/Area:Canton, Plymouth   
Contact:Josh flaig
313-515-0489
Stevejoshie@aol.com
Team Info:We plan to play tournament only after high school. During the high school season we can play KVBSA during the high school season or have just tournament during that time also.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for one player possibly two. We are looking at pitchers that can play the middle infield positions also. Interested in a tryout, please call or email Josh at 313-515-0489 or email at stevejoshie@aol.com

South Lyon Lightning 14U

City/Area:South Lyon and Surrounding Area   
Contact:Mike Petrovitch
734-216-1129
jnmpetro@msn.com
Team Info:Team will play in the KVBSA "Advanced" division as well as 5-6 local and out-of-town tournaments.
Tryout Notes:Looking for 1 player to fill out our roster. Preferably a pitcher with travel experience.Individual tryouts can be scheduled with coach Mike Petrovitch.

Southwest Oakland Warriors - Blue 14U

City/Area:COMMERCE TWP   
Contact:Diale Taliaferro
248-808-8267
dtaliaferro@sbcglobal.net
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). 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 strive to be the best they can be and compete at the highest level of their ability. 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 have tremendous dedication from our coaches, unwavering assistance from our sponsors and the commitment and support of great parents.In addition to playing approximately 18-20 league games during the spring and summer season, our teams participate in numerous local and regional tournaments sponsored by USSSA and local youth baseball organizations. Southwest Oakland Warriors Baseball provides 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. Furthermore, we will continue to focus on the importance of team as opposed to individual accomplishment.
Tryout Notes:Contact team for tryouts

15U

Farmington Hills Mud Hens 15U

City/Area:Farmington Hills, West Bloomfield, Southfield, Livonia, Bloomfield, Birmingham   
Contact:Sam Namy
248-219-0313
fhmudhens@clearrate.com
Team Info:The Mud Hen organization has been established since 2008 and is an independent travel baseball program. This team has core players returning and has played together entering their seventh season. We have a winter program that begins in January and ends with the beginning of the high school season.Parents will also be asked to take part in fundraising activities (charity poker events) to minimize costs.We will participate in the KVBSA and in 4-5 mostly weekend local tournaments however with one non-local tournament to be determined.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for 2-3 committed travel caliber players with a preference on pitching, speed and hitting. Please contact Sam Namy regarding tryout information at fhmudhens@clearrate.com.

Fenton Tigers Travel Baseball 15U

City/Area:Fenton   
Contact:Greg Luck
810-623-6020
luckgs8@gmail.com
Team Info: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 is an annual participant in America's most prestigious baseball tournament, Cooperstown Dreams Park in Cooperstown, New York.

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Grossi Nationals 15U

City/Area:Genesee and Livingston County   
Contact:Chad Logan
248 310 5581
Clogan@fenton.k12.mi.us
Tryout Notes:Private tryouts for 15u players. Have 2-3 spots available for those ready for highest level of baseball. Prefer pitching and catching ability.

Howell Highlanders 15U

City/Area:Howell   
Contact:Dennis Chapman
8109234918
dchapman@livoniapublicschools.org
Team Info:League and tournament participation for 2017.
Tryout Notes:Few more players needed for the 2017 season for depth and tournament coverage. Wednesday Aug 24, 6pm @ Parker Middle School in Howell or Call for tryout appointment.

Michigan Blue Jays 15U

City/Area:Ypsilanti, Canton, Dexter, Chelsea, Novi, Northville, Belleville, Jackson   
Contact:Diane Schmidt
734-776-5003
dwheelerhomes@yahoo.com
Tryout Notes:Seeking a hired coach.

Michigan Bulldogs (of Livonia) 15U

City/Area:Livonia, Westland, Plymouth, Canton and Farmington   
Contact:Ed Kandah
313-492-0476
edkandah48@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a continuously improving community based team looking for contributors and good families. Positive, motivated and team oriented players need only apply. We play a schedule of 12-15 home/away games in and around Livonia, Farmington, Canton, Norhtville and Novi areas. Plus 3-4 tournaments as well as a "big" one out of town. We understand that travel sports can be expensive and with multiple kids can be overwhelming, so our team fees are minimal and we do quite a few fundraisers. The coaching staff is not paid. The team winter work outs start the first of January.
Tryout Notes:Looking for one player to complete roster. If interested please call Ed Kandah (313) 492-0476 cellular phone or email edkandah48@gmail.com for more information and a private try out.

Michigan Nationals Albain 15U

City/Area:Southeast Michigan   
Contact:Steve Albain
734-673-4470
15umichigannationals.albain@gmail.com
Team Info:The 15U Michigan Nationals - Team Albain is a tournament team looking to add one experienced pitcher and one catcher to its 2017 rotation. We will play in 6 tournaments in the 2017 season starting in mid-June. One tournament will be an out-of-state destination tournament. All players made their high school baseball teams in 2016 and the team was crowned champions in 3 tournaments. Off season training starts in November at The Indoor-Premier Sports Academy in Belleville. The Indoor is a 15,000 sq. ft. full turf indoor facility. It has a college level infield, batting cages, pitching tunnels, pitching machines.
Tryout Notes:Contact Coach Albain at 734-673-4470 or at 15umichigannationals.albain@gmail.com to arrange a private tryout.

Westland Warriors 15U

City/Area:Wayne/Washtenaw County   
Contact:Todd Southern
734-578-6402
baseball.southern@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be playing league through KVBSA and will participate in 4-5 tournaments throughout the season. Mostly local tournaments with few away. We are dedicated to developing our youth as they learn the game. We will focus on the fundamentals, good sportsmanship, and provide a positive environment for the kids to play competitively. Indoor practices will run through the end of March located in Westland twice a week.
Tryout Notes:All players and positions are welcome to tryout. Please contact Todd if interested in tryout and more info. Looking for pitchers and all other positions.

16U

Huron Valley Falcons (Team Giannandrea) 16U

City/Area:Milford, Brighton, Howell, Hartland, Whitmore Lake, South Lyon   
Contact:Jason Martin
248-345-3520
jasonmartin@mac.com
Team Info:The 16u Huron Valley Falcons (Team Giannandrea) are seeking a couple of experienced players. Pitching is our top priority, however we are also looking at position players. We play as part of the Huron Valley Youth Baseball and Softball League (HVYBSL), KVBSA as well as tournament play. We will hold weekly practices and winter workouts. We are looking for players with character traits such as: enthusiasm for the game, determination, integrity, accountability, responsibility and being teachable. We have an experienced coaching staff that looks to build upon the foundations that each player has, while working to advance each player's skill set as well as show respect toward each player. Scholarship funding is available. Coaches will be looking at selecting players for this team that make school a priority by reviewing each player's G.P.A. to determine eligibility to participate throughout the season. 16u players are student athletes, and we are committed to more than just their play on the field.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for a couple of players to complete our 2017 roster. Pitching ability preferred along with middle infield or outfield ability. Please email or call with any questions or if you need to set up a private tryout.

Oakland Aces 16U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Rick McIntosh
248-361-9927
oaklandacesbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:Oakland Aces will be participating in KVBSA, as well as 4-5 Tournaments and an Indoor hitting league. We also provide Professional training throughout the Winter months and ongoing practices throughout the year.
Tryout Notes:Oakland Aces 16u is looking for 1-2 strong players to round out our team of experienced Travel Ball players. Ideal candidates would be pitchers as well as a strong secondary position in the infield or outfield. Private Tryouts are available or the candidate can join us at one of our practices to tryout. Call Rick McIntosh to schedule at 248-361-9927.

17U

Rip City Baseball 17U

City/Area:SE Michigan   
Contact:Dan Cohen
248 935 6286
dcohen@mi-worklaw.com
Team Info:We play in the Kensington Valley Baseball Association and participate in 4-5 weekend tournaments (typically with one out of state tournament). We will play between 25-30 games (including tournaments) starting in early June and playing into July.
Tryout Notes:Tryouts are by appointment only. Contact team to schedule.

18U

Michigan Xtreme 18U

City/Area:Oakland County   
Contact:Brian Halteman
586-929-3989
michxtremebaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:6-7 college events
Tryout Notes:We have graduated 4 players from our 2016 Team. With much of the core program intact, we are looking to add additional P, C, UT.I will schedule personal workouts at your convenience.Our program works to give you a chance to play beyond High School.