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 30, 2019.

Baseball Utility Travel 11U (2019)

City/Area:Open League:Tournament Only
Contact:Joe Small / Brad Mumma
586-557-4986 / 586-871-9338
smalljt10@hotmail.com / bradmumma@gmail.com
Team Info:Baseball Utility Travel is a developmental program that features a unique all inclusive 20 week training program. Baseball skills, along with speed, strength, classroom learning, nutrition, college recruiting assistance and much more taught by former pro players/coaches, and former college players/coaches.We are pleased to announce our partnership with All Fields Hitting Academy. Bruce, Daniel and Aaron Fields run an outstanding hitting facility in Southfield and they will lead the hitting portion of our 20 week training program. Bruce is the current roving hitting instructor (top minor league hitting coach) for the Detroit Tigers. Daniel played in the Major Leagues with the Tigers and Aaron played professionally for the Cleveland Indians.We have Lance Long as our speed, agility and strength coach. Lance played for the Detroit Lions and operates the ultra successful LL Speed in Shelby Twp.That along with current Major leaguer Adam Rosales, former Major Leaguer Pat Misch as contributors and many other professionals to give the most thorough training program available.
Tryout Notes:Contact team to schedule a private tryout.

Commerce Cannons 11U (2019)

City/Area:SE Michigan League:KVBSA
Contact:David Fiedor
Team Info:The Cannons are a growing travel baseball organization offering 8U-15U for 2019.
Tryout Notes:Please register for tryouts and find additional information here: https://goo.gl/forms/YG1spPoNYNUSeRzj2

DBacks Elite 11U (2019)

City/Area:Metro Detroit League:None
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
Team Info:Please see our website (DBacksElite.com) for all information on all of our teams.

Downriver Demons 11U (2019)

City/Area:Wyandotte League:Detroit Travel League
Contact:John Diaz
Team Info:The Downriver Demons 11U are looking for two talented players to complete our roster. We are returning a highly-dedicated coaching staff with over 30 years of coaching experience. Our goal is to teach baseball from the high-school rule's prospective while playing against the top talent in the area and beyond. We will play in 15-20 league games with playoffs/championship and 5-6 tournaments. We successfully finished our league in first place this past season and are looking to continue much of the same for 2019. We get better through practice, dedication, and teamwork. If your player is a high-character athlete that has a love for baseball, this is the team for you!
Tryout Notes: Please contact coach John Diaz at 313-570-1706 or at DownriverDemons@gmail.com for a private tryout.

East Michigan Muskies 11U (2019)

City/Area:All of Metro Detroit League:MABF
Contact:Joe Rusin
Team Info:We are Major team that we work to develop players to improve their skills and play the best competition in the area. We will play 6-7 Major tournaments both in Michigan and out of state along with playing in the MABF league.
Tryout Notes:Looking for players to finalize my 2019 roster. Please call or email me to set up private tryout.

Elite 11U (2019)

City/Area:Grand Rapids League:Tournaments and local travel league
Contact:Matt Cawson
Team Info:Competitive team, going on 4 years together. Text, call, or email.

FBC Waves 11U (2019)

City/Area:Macomb League:MABF
Contact:Pat Kenny
Team Info:FBC Waves (21-13 overall record) finished 3rd in the Upper A division of the MABF. Highly competitive team that ended the season by winning the USSSA Freedom Classic Tournament. Head coach is Pat Kenny, former NCAA infielder, who now owns and operates the highly successful PK Prospects. Please see our website www.pkplusathletics.com for details. We will be playing in the MABF again and doing 4 tournaments, with 1-2 being out of state.
Tryout Notes:Looking for 2 players to round out this already talented roster. Tryouts will be held on 7/16/18 at Dakota High School. Contact Pat patrick@pkplusathletics.com for details.

Great Lakes Renegades 11U (2019)

City/Area:Grass lake League:Tournament only
Contact:Thomas owens
Team Info:We are a good team and we are only looking 2 maybe 3 if the right 3 come alone. Collage expected coaching and
Tryout Notes:For a private tryout with me please contect me

Hawks GOLD 11U (2019)

City/Area:State Wide League:KVBSA
Contact:Dave Piesko
Team Info:There will be three (3) 11U Hawks GOLD teams in 2019. These teams will receive the same "top shelf" training that the entire HG organization receives. This training and instruction separates HG from all other organizations. The coaching, training and instruction your player will receive will put them in a unique position to accelerate in baseball. The Hawks GOLD organization was voted as a "Top 100" program in the nation according to "Youth Baseball Magazine". With 30,000 baseball teams in the USA this is quite an accomplishment. This rating is due to the culture HG creates with positive coaching, 2nd to none training and instruction and impressive results on the field. HG earned a 1st place finish at every age group in the KVBSA league in the 2018 season. As a program, our teams won 5 state championship titles (8U, 9U, 10U, 11U & 13U) and 5 National Championship titles (8U, 10U & 11U). Several HG teams are rated the top team in the state of Michigan and many of our teams are rated in the "Top 10" in the country. We believe that our player development program effectiveness can be measured by the success we have on the field. Train, Prepare, Succeed!
Tryout Notes:Please contact Hawks GOLD (David Piesko) @ (810) 533-0418 or email @ hawksgold@outlook.com to arrange for an evaluation. Evaluations begin 8/1 and continue until we have made our final selections. We have positions available on our 11U teams.

HITZ Baseball Club 11U (2019)

City/Area:Chesterfield League:
Team Info:HITZ Baseball Club will be fielding teams in 8U-18U age groups. Our teams will range from MABF league teams, all tournament teams and college exposure teams. Coaches for the teams range from High school varsity coaches, past college players, trainers and coaches with many years of experience. Southeast Michigan's premier training center, providing 20,000-square footage of indoor training including an indoor infield and 7 hitting/pitching cages.HITZ is home to southeast Michigan's premier indoor Baseball/Softball Training Center
Tryout Notes:Visit HITZ Tryouts for tryout information.

HITZ Baseball Club - Thorpe 11U (2019)

City/Area:Macomb/Chesterfield League:MABF
Contact:Dan Thorpe
Team Info:HITZ 11U baseball is looking for passionate and competitive players with the potential of excelling in the game of baseball. We are looking to add (4) kids to a strong existing core. Our coaches along with specialized trainers will work with this team, with the focus on teaching the game as well as equipping them with the proper tools for playing baseball at the high school level and beyond. The team will compete in 4-6 tournaments including Myrtle Beach during the spring/summer months (additional fall/winter tournaments may be added). All of this in preparation of playing in Cooperstown for the 2020 12U baseball season. Winter practice will be held at the HITZ facility which features multiple batting cages, pitching tunnels, and a FULL infield.
Tryout Notes:For private tryouts please contact via email. Please arrive 10-15 min early for registration and proper warm ups.

HITZ Elite - DeMasse 11U (2019)

City/Area:Metro Detroit League:MABF
Contact:Jim DeMasse
Team Info:The 2019 11U HITZ Elite - DeMasse (formerly Anchor Bay Angels - DeMasse) is looking to add one more player to their already talented roster. Training will start in December and go through the first week of April at the HITZ Training Center which is 20,000 square feet that has a full infield and 7 hitting/pitching tunnels. Each player will have additional access to the facility outside of our scheduled training sessions. Home games will be at Macomb Corners.
Tryout Notes:Please contact to schedule a private tryout.

LCB Legends 11U (2019)

City/Area:Commerce area League:KVBSA
Team Info:Save the date! LCB Legends tryouts 7/28 and 7/29. Teams from 8U-17U. 8U-14U will have tryouts on 7/28 and 7/29. 15U and up will be TBD in August. If you can't make it or prefer a private tryout please email.We send two teams at 12U to the Cooperstown Dreams Park!!!

LCB Legends Black 11U (2019)

City/Area:Commerce Twp. / Walled Lake League:KVBSA
Contact:Jeff Frelich
Team Info:Building upon a successful 2018 10U campaign, the 2019 LCB Legends Black 11U team will be an Open or Advanced division team playing in approximately 14-18 KVBSA league games. The team will play in 5-6 weekend tournaments with a primary focus on competitive tournaments in the Metro Detroit area. At least one of the tournaments will be an overnight weekend trip. The schedule will result in approximately 35 to 45 games being played in the 2019 season. 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, next personal goal, whatever that may be. They teach the players about TEAMWORK, WORK ETHIC, and how to COMPETE at a higher level.
Tryout Notes:Recently lost a player due to family relocation so we are looking for one player. Please contact Coach Frelich to schedule a private tryout.

Legacy 11U (2019)

City/Area:Livingston County and bordering areas League:KVBSA and Tournament Only Teams
Contact:Ryan Ford
Team Info:Legacy offers Select and Community travel options for ages 8u-18u. Teams can decide to play a full tournament schedule or league play plus some tournaments. Both Select and Community have full off season training packages in our state of the art training center and dome. Paid coaches are an option.

Michigan Blue Jays - Yates 11U (2019)

City/Area:Ypsilanti, Dexter, Chelsea, Canton, Belleville, Northville League:Tournament Only
Contact:Chris Yates
(313) 739-5383
Team Info:Michigan BlueJays want to announce that Coach Yates will be coaching a 11u Elite travel team in 2018-2019.Coach Yates is a former player of the Houston Astros organization. He does professional pitching and hitting lessons at Play At The Cage which is home of the Michigan Blue Jays.Coach Dishman the owner of Play At The Cage primary focus is getting players to have successful High School Careers and College opportunities. We have up to 9 players who are committed to the 11u Blue Jays team. Looking for no more than 3 players.
Tryout Notes:Private Tryouts only will be given for this team. Please contact Coach Yates at (313) 739-5383

Michigan Brewers 11U (2019)

City/Area:Macomb County League:MABF/Tournament
Contact:Steve Dobek
Team Info:Returning MABF Upper A division team will play full league schedule in addition to 5-7 tournaments with at least one of them being out of state tournament. Team will begin offseason workouts in November in our own indoor facility (Complete Athletics). Our focus is to develop players by focusing on hard work and fundamentals to achieve personal and team goals. The core of the team will be returning with openings available to round out roster.
Tryout Notes:Looking to complete 2019 roster, please call or email Steve Dobek to schedule private tryout

Michigan Nationals - Grayson 11U (2019)

City/Area:Metro Detroit Area League:KVBSA
Contact:Brad Grayson
Team Info:We will play KVBSA league games and 8 tournaments - 6 local plus Cedar Point and Grand Haven.
Tryout Notes:Looking for one more player. Contact Coach Grayson to schedule a private tryout.

Michigan Strategy 11U (2019)

City/Area:Dearborn Heights League:WSBL - Livonia
Team Info:Team will participate in 7 tournaments in and out of state as well as league play.
Tryout Notes:Individual tryouts are also available up to Aug 8th. Contact Coach Tony at 313-938-6200/ tabela@sbcglobal.net

Michigan Titans 11U (2019)

City/Area:Southeast Michigan League:Tournament Only
Contact:Todd Turner
Team Info:We are a tournament only team that focuses on proper mechanics over trophies. The goal is not just high school baseball but varsity baseball
Tryout Notes:please visit our website to register for a private tryout

Mid-Michigan Braves 11U (2019)

City/Area:Genesee and Oakland Counties League:GFBL and Open Regional Tournaments
Contact:Jared Pannell
Team Info:The Mid-Michigan Braves are looking for a player who is passionatemand talented player to join their USSSA State Championship roster for 2019. The Braves have indoor training happening from January through March and we will be participating in the Greater Flint Baseball League, with home games being held at Whaley Park. Additionally, the Braves are registered in 7 open-level tournaments throughout the season, including a weekend at the Sports Force Park at Cedar Point.
Tryout Notes:If you would like an opportunity to try out or workout with the team this winter, please contact Coach Pannell.

Midwest Pirates 11U (2019)

City/Area:Birmingham MI League:NOBF,KVBSA, and Tournaments
Contact:Carl Smith
Team Info:The Midwest Pirates is under the Michigan Red Sox Organization umbrella, which allows for use of the facility. The team is based out of Birmingham, Michigan with our home field at St. James Park off of Lincoln between Southfield Rd and Woodward Ave. Our indoor facility practice will be held at the Red Sox training Facility located at 2225 Elizabeth Lake Road, Waterford, Michigan.

Our head coach will be Blaise Wood. Blaise has strong experience as both a professional player as well as a coach. He brings a tireless work ethic, professionalism, and a passion for baseball. His goal is to develop each of the boys so they are ready for high school/college baseball.

Coach Profile Blaise Wood:

High School & College:
Cass Tech High School Varsity - 4 years, All City, All State
Savannah State University, Division 3 MEAC Conference
Macomb Community College, Division 2
Concordia University, NAIA

Professional Baseball:
Philadelphia Phillies
Los Angeles Dodgers
Alamogordo White Sand Pup Fish (Indy Ball),
Frontier Greys, Bisbee ArizonaBeacuire Chevliares (France)
Cozumel Cardinals (Mexico)

Travel Baseball
Coach U13 Michigan Red Sox-Coopes
Coach Precision Patriots, 4 years
17U - 2nd in State Rank, 99th National Rank
Tryout Notes:FOR PRIVATE TRYOUT: Contact Carl Smith

Motor City Shamrocks 11U (2019)

City/Area:Waterford League:NOBF and few tournaments
Contact:Eric Krozier
Team Info:A new travel team focused on development and giving team first experience into travel ball. We will play a few tournaments and in NOBF. No tournaments on Holiday weekends (Memorial and 4th of July)
Tryout Notes:Looking for 1-2 team players that want to improve and have fun in baseball.

NFWB Cobras - Nathan 11U (2019)

City/Area:North Farmington/West Bloomfield and Surrounding Areas League:KVBSA
Contact:Howard Nathan
Team Info:The NFWB Cobras are a community based travel program. This will be a league and tournament team focused on player development and fundamentals. We will participate in 4-5 tournaments from April through early July. The tournaments will be local, with potentially one out of town. We are looking to build a competitive, yet family friendly and fun team. We encourage kids to play multiple sports. Winter practice will begin in January.
Tryout Notes:For Private Tryouts contact Howard Nathan

North Macomb Reds 11U (2019)

City/Area:Macomb League:MABF
Contact:Larry Gintner
Team Info:Please call or email to schedule a private tryout
Tryout Notes:Looking for 1 player

Novi NItro 11U (2019)

City/Area:Oakland, Wayne & Livingston County League:KVBSA & Tournaments
Contact:James Roach
Team Info:The Novi Nitro Baseball Club is in its 4th year.We are a youth travel baseball program with the philosophy to build the necessary skills, emphasize teamwork, and develop strong character that will help the players to grow as they get ready for their next level of competitive baseball.Novi Nitro teams will compete in KVBSA from Community to Open level based on each team's skill level to be determined by their head coach. Novi Nitro teams will also play in approximately 5-8 tournaments, to be determined by each head coach, some may require an overnight stay. We are not all about winning, our focus is about developing players to maximize their potential individually and as a team. We train indoors in the fall and winter at The Baseball Lab, which features (2) Hit Trax Simulators. Hit Trax is the first and only simulator to show complete statistics of ball flight from the hitter's perspective, and can measure pitching, pitch velocity, location, % strikes, strike zone analysis and for the older players can measure late break movement. We will also be having conditioning and pitching clinics throughout the winter months. All coaches are qualified with several years of coaching and/or playing experience at the travel to college level. More information can be found by visiting our website (www.novinitrobaseballclub.org) or visit our Facebook Page.Players for all teams are selected by that age groups head coach. We encourage multi-sport athletes.Novi Nitro travel teams are open to all communities in the area we do not have a residency policyWe are looking to add players with pitching experience and ability to play multi positions, looking to have fun, learn the game and play competitive baseball.
Tryout Notes:Seeking two players to complete 2019 roster. Contact team to arrange a private tryout at The Baseball Lab in Novi.

Oakland Indians 11U (2019)

City/Area:Oakland County League:NOBF
Contact:Bingo Lizotte
Team Info:We will play winter dome league at Oakland Yard, winter practice will be at Virtual Baseball, we will play NOBF league and play in a minimum of 4 tournaments. We are also planning on going to Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach.
Tryout Notes:We are looking to add 2 players to our roster. All positions are available, infield and catchers are always a plus. Contact Coach Bingo for tryout.

Oakland Reds 11U (2019)

City/Area:Farmington League:
Contact:Mitch Sykes
Team Info:The Mission of the Oakland Reds Baseball Club is to provide young ballplayers with one of the Top Player Development programs in this country. Our professional staff works hard to provide first-class training and instill the mental toughness, knowledge and desire to achieve success on and off the playing field. Every Reds player will compete against the highest level of competition available and develop the valuable skills required to excel in high school, college, and as a professional. We are very proud to have trained and placed 55+ scholarship collegiate baseball players since 2012.
Tryout Notes:The Oakland Reds have spots available at every level(10U to 18U) still open. Please contact us to schedule a private tryout at our indoor training facility

Pinckney Pirates 11U (2019)

City/Area:Pinckney League:KVBSA
Contact:Mike Goodfellow
Team Info:Community Level Team. Typically 3-4 Tournaments per year. Indoor practice starting in January. Outdoor practices on our own dedicated field... Merrill Fields, Hamburg MI
Tryout Notes:Look for one more player. Contact team to arrange a tryout.

Precision Patriots - Crynick 11U (2019)

City/Area:Western Wayne County League:KVBSA
Contact:Tim Crynick
Team Info:Our team participates in strength and agility training, pitching and hitting with professional MLB instructors Blaise Woods. Practices are focused on fundamentals and high repetitions while maintaining a positive and fun atmosphere. We will be attending in 2019 The Ripken Experience and Grand Park (Indy). We will do 6-7 local tournament as well along with playing in the KVBSA League. We will start indoor training with Coach Woods in October - March. In 2020 we will be doing Cooperstown.
Tryout Notes:Precision Patriots 11U is continuing to evaluate players for 2019. We are a highly competitive team looking for 2 more players that want to elevate their game. Pitching is a plus! Please contact Coach Crynick for info or to schedule a private tryout.

Precision Patriots - Folks 11U (2019)

City/Area:Southeast Michigan League:Tournament Only
Contact:Dan Folks
Team Info:The 11U Precision Patriots - Folks tournament only team is will play 9-10 tournaments which will include the top tournaments (major / open level) in Michigan as well as 2-3 out of town events. The Precision Patriot organization has our own dedicated year round facility and Patriot players have the ability to use open cages at anytime throughout the week - year round. Player and team development are at the forefront of what we do as the goal is to provide the boys with the tools to play at the next level.
Tryout Notes:The team is evaluating players and looking for 1 to complete the 2019 roster. We will be a highly competitive team and look for players who want to elevate their game. Please contact Coach Folks to schedule a private tryout.

SIO Sports 11U (2019)

City/Area:Wixom League:KVBSA
Contact:Al Davis
Team Info:SIO Sports is a true player development organization. We pride ourselves as an innovator in both technologies in player managements programs as well as in player analysis and training. We our training based on each individual players goals for the season as well as long term. In each age group, we anticipate having three teams. Our C team will be KVBSA and 1 local tournament at the end. The B Team will be a AA team playing KVBSA and three local USSSA Tournaments, and our A teams will be tournament only teams.
Tryout Notes:All public tryouts have concluded. We are currently scheduling private tryouts only to fill our rosters

South Lyon Thunder Blue 11U (2019)

City/Area:South Lyon League:KVBSA
Contact:Joe Jurkiewicz
Team Info:South Lyon Thunder Blue U11 participates in the Advanced division of KVBSA. Core practices are at Total Sports in Wixom, however, we intend to have multiple training and instructional sessions ranging from lessons from former professional players to speed/agility training. We will participate in at least 5 tournaments with 1-2 out of town.
Tryout Notes:Looking to potentially add 1 pitcher with a strong arm for the 2019 season. Please contact Joe Jurkiewicz at 248-770-1635 or sll.jurkiewicz@gmail.com to schedule a private tryout.

South Oakland A's 11U (2019)

City/Area:Madison Heights, Royal Oak, Troy, Sterling Heights, Rochester League:Tournament Only
Contact:Coach Borowski
Team Info:The team will PRACTICE INDOORS from December thru April - moving outdoors when weather allows. The indoor facility is located at: 25791 Commerce Drive, Madison Heights MI. The OUTDOOR PRACTICE FIELD is at Madison Heights HS, located at: 911 East 11 Mile Road, Madison Hts MI. The TOURNAMENT SEASON begins in May & goes into mid/late July. It is our expectation to play in at least (10) tournaments - one likely out of state in Indiana. HOLIDAY PLANNING - parents can expect to have both Memorial Day & Fourth of July Weekend(s) off for family time. The PRIMARY OBJECTIVE of this team: prepare kids for high school baseball. We are only planning (1) open tryout for next year's team. Please call if you have any questions.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for well-rounded & versatile players, and we will give preference to kids who can pitch as we are looking to improve that specific dimension of our game.

Warriors Baseball 11U (2019)

City/Area:Macomb League:
Contact:Hunter Foster
Team Info:2019 Warriors 11U tournament team is looking to add a few key players to complete an already talented roster. With a history of success, the Warriors program provides former MLB and collegiate players/coaches that focus on developing athletes both physically and mentally.
Tryout Notes:Please contact Coach Hunter for a private tryout

Waterford Outlaws 11U (2019)

City/Area:Oakland County League:NOBF and Some Age groups will be Tournament Only
Contact:Kyle Gauthier
Team Info:The 2019 Waterford Outlaws Baseball Club is looking to field teams in the 9u-16u age groups. Our teams will range from NOBF league teams with tournaments or all tournament teams. We are a nonprofit so our focus is on the kids and not profit. Our coaching staff is committed to teaching the boys the fundamentals of the game, competing at a high level and having fun while playing. Coaches for our teams range from high school coaches, former college division 1 players and coaches with many years of experience. Our programs provide significant off-season training including speed/strength/agility, hitting, pitching and defensive training with additional professional trainers and coaches.
Tryout Notes:Visit www.waterfordoutlaws.com for tryout locations, dates and times. Private tryouts also available.