15U 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.

5-Tool Baseball Club 15U (2020)

City/Area:Macomb, Oakland County League:Varies By Team
Contact:Jason Gendreau
5865313603
fivetoolbaseballclub@yahoo.com
Team Info:The club is directed by Jason Gendreau, Varsity HC for over 15 years in Oakland/Macomb Counties. Training staff includes Joe Emanuele, Hayden Fox, Kevin Marnon, Dave Fox, Aaron Wilson. 5-Tool Baseball will utilize (2) brand new indoor facilities starting in October 2020: RBI Factory in Shelby Twp and On Deck Circle in downtown Utica. Teams will vary from League Play + tournaments, or Select Tournament only.
Tryout Notes:Roster spots vary by team. Showcase style tryout and please arrive 15 mins early.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/20/201903:00 PM Notre Dame Prep High School
1300 Giddings Road, Pontiac, MI
7/27/201903:00 PM Notre Dame Prep High School
1300 Giddings Road, Pontiac, MI
8/3/201903:00 PM Notre Dame Prep High School
1300 Giddings Road, Pontiac, MI

Baseball Utility Travel 15U (2020)

City/Area:Open League:Tournament Only
Contact:Brad Mumma / Joe Small
586-871-9338 / 586-557-4986
bradmumma@gmail.com / smalljt10@gmail.com
Team Info:Development. Our mission statement could end right there. We are about developing your child into the best player he can possibly be at the age and skill level he is currently at. Striving for that on a year to year basis you will see the growth of your child both on the field and off the field. Nothing, including winning will ever trump the development of your child, period. All of this being done in a positive environment that promotes maximum growth. We are going into year #4 and we have helped 19 players get signed to play at the next level!Let us help your son achieve his goal too!!
Tryout Notes:Please wear Baseball Pants/Belt/Jersey/Hat. Contact team for a private tryout.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/23/201906:00 PM Cousino High School
30333 Hoover Rd., Warren - Varsity Field
7/30/201906:00 PM Rochester High School
180 South Livernois Rd, Rochester Hills - Varsity Field

Clinton Twp Yellow Jackets 15U (2020)

City/Area:Surrounding area League:Mabf
Contact:Pete Liske
(586)563-6881
Pjames05@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will be playing in MABF as well as one out of state tourney /3 or4 local tourneys
Tryout Notes:3 players

Commerce Cannons 15U (2020)

City/Area:Commerce Twp, West Bloomfield, Wixom, White Lake, Novi, Farmington Hills League:KVBSA, Tournaments
Contact:David Fiedor
734 507 0745
dfiedor@yahoo.com
Team Info:We will field Two (2) 15U teams for 2020. Considering all positions. Each team will send a minimum of 2 catchers for specialized training / development. Our organization has developed many players - we have a high rate of our players making their high school teams. Each team will have one out of state tournament, likely Myrtle Beach, SC.
Tryout Notes:Please register here for the tryouts: https://forms.gle/Tj3uWAPDd6ZiEuVy5

Detroit Metro Stars Red - D'Hondt 15U (2020)

City/Area:Macomb & surrounding area League:MABF & Tournament
Contact:Ed D'Hondt
586-201-5021
edhondt95@gmail.com
Team Info:We will be a sixth year team in the Detroit Metro Stars organization. Our core group has been together for several years. The head coach will be entering his seventh year of coaching with the Detroit Metro Stars organization and sixth as head coach of the Red team. In addition, the head coach is a secondary level teacher and has 20+ years of coaching experience at the middle/high school level in sports such as: baseball (varsity level), basketball, track, & volleyball. We have won two tournaments during the 2019 season (Bullpen Tournament May Slugfest in Grand Park Indianapolis & Meijer States Games in Grand Rapids) and we are the MABF upper A division champions for the current season. Our winter training facility is 2SP in Shelby Twp. Our organization has produced several college athletes and MLB draft picks. We offer high level off season training and have many experienced coaches. 100% of our team's current 9th graders made their high school baseball team this season. For more information, and to view the success of our organization, please visit www.detroitmetrostars.com
Tryout Notes:Please pre-register for our tryout using the link below or click on the link on our team page or Detroit Metro Stars home page:https://www.detroitmetrostars.com/page/show/4505881-14u-red-2018-2019-?subseason=553431

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/17/201905:30 PM Anchor Bay Middle School North
52805 Ashley, New Baltimore
7/23/201905:30 PM Anchor Bay Middle School North
52805 Ashley, New Baltimore

Detroit Trailblazers Baseball Club 15U (2020)

City/Area:Oakland County League:
Contact:Zack Byron
7344749673
zbyron@detroittrailblazers.com
Team Info:Developing young athletes into college ready baseball player. The Detroit Trailblazers are striving to innovate the way summer baseball programs treat their athletes. To help this innovation, we have developed a mission, vision, and keys to success to help guide this program in the right direction, while creating transparency to what they should expect when joining our program. Our goal is to help make our athletes not only great high school baseball players, but great college baseball players! Our coaching staff is full of young, energetic, and knowledgeable former college baseball players who's main objective is to teach the game the right way and make it a fun experience for both players and parents. No daddy ball, no politics, just competitive baseball played at its purest form!

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/29/201906:00 PM Novi High School
24062 Taft Rd, Novi

HITZ 15U (2020)

City/Area:Southeast Michigan League:
Contact:HITZ
586-948-HITZ
rob@hitzbaseball.net
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:For tryout information please click on link.

Lakes Area Dodgers 15U (2020)

City/Area:Southeast Michigan League:Fall Schedule
Contact:John Hodgins
2483902559
j8hodgins@yahoo.com
Team Info:Looking for high school baseball players wanting to play fall ball and compete against colleges in the Midwest. Excellent opportunity to get exposure to college coaches by competing against them. No obligation to play on the summer travel team.
Tryout Notes:Looking for high level baseball players. Position players and pitchers only. Must attend every game.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/3/201910:00 AM Jaycee Park
E Walton Blvd west of Joslyn Ave, Pontiac

LSI Elite Lightning 15U (2020)

City/Area:West Bloomfield/Bloomfield/Commerce/Waterford League:NOBF & KVBSA and Tournament Only (Varies by Team)
Contact:Brian McIsaac, Program Director
lsielitebaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:LSI Elite Lightning is a high-performance baseball program. We are looking for motivated players ready to take the next steps in advanced technique within a highly-competitive environment. Some teams will take place in fall 2019 tournaments. All teams will participate in a professional winter training program, followed by league-, and/or tournament-only 2020 seasons. The program is seeking qualified individuals looking to better equip themselves with the skills to succeed at the next level (wherever that may be). 11U-14U tryout information is below and 15U will offer private tryouts only.
Tryout Notes:15U will offer private tryouts only (please contact if interested)

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/30/201906:30 PM Keith Sports Complex
2750 Keith Rd, West Bloomfield
8/1/201906:30 PM Keith Sports Complex
2750 Keith Rd, West Bloomfield

MC Shamrocks 15U (2020)

City/Area:Waterford and surrounding cities League:NOBF and tournament only
Contact:Justin Lewis
231-920-7579
motorcityshamrocks@gmail.com
Team Info:Our team goals vary by age and skill level. We get the most exposure for players (most all americans over the past two years). Over 30 championship finishes this year. We have league teams, tournament only and developmental teams. We provide the most training in the offseason than anyone around.
Tryout Notes:Please visit motorcityshamrocks.com to register. All players must register prior to tryouts. All tryout dates and fields are located on our website.

Michigan Blue Jays 15U (2020)

City/Area:canton, ypsilanti, novi, belleville, ann arbor, hartland, brighton, plymouth League:KVBSA, Tournament only
Contact:Tom Dishman
7346463820
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:Teams participate in league and some teams are tournament only. Our goal is provide the best training and coaching to get your player to the next level for them to succeed in high school and college levels.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/22/201906:00 PM EMU Oestrike Stadium
N Huron Dr and N Hewitt Rd, Ypsilanti
7/23/201907:00 PM EMU Oestrike Stadium
N Huron Dr and N Hewitt Rd, Ypsilanti
7/24/201906:00 PM EMU Oestrike Stadium
N Huron Dr and N Hewitt Rd, Ypsilanti

Michigan Kings 15U (2020)

City/Area:Ann Arbor, Saline, Ypsilanti, Milan. League:Tournament Only
Contact:Todd Bowman
734-265-7966
tbowman3431@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a tournament only team that is focused on preparing players for baseball at the next level. We pride ourselves on being a very smart team. That means that we do a lot of work on their baseball I.Q. Our coaching staff does not judge the team on wins or losses, but on effort, attitude, and I.Q. We want players to be playing multiple sports, but we also need the players committed to this team.
Tryout Notes:We are looking to increase our roster and play bigger tournaments. Our plans are to go to Myrtle Beach or Branson Missouri for a week long event. if you need to schedule a private tryout please contact Coach Todd. 734-265-7966

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/24/201906:30 PM Milan High School
432 South Platt Rd, Milan - Freshman Field
7/28/201904:30 PM Milan High School
432 South Platt Rd, Milan - Freshman Field
7/31/201906:30 PM Milan High School
432 South Platt Rd, Milan - Freshman Field

Michigan Nationals 15U (2020)

City/Area:Ypsilanti League:KVBSA
Contact:Lisa Taylor
lrtaylor2001@gmail.com
Tryout Notes:Players should try out for the age division based on their age as of April 30, 2020. Email to schedule a private tryout. No cost to tryout.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/23/201906:00 PM Belleville High School
501 W. Columbia Ave, Belleville
7/27/201909:00 AM Belleville High School
501 W. Columbia Ave, Belleville

Michigan Red Sox & College Connect 15U (2020)

City/Area:Mid Michigan League:Tournament Only
Contact:Nick Swanson
248-872-5632
nick.swanson@miredsox.com
Team Info:The Michigan College Connect teams are MAJOR teams that are looking for players that are dedicated to playing at the next level with player development being the emphasis. College Connect teams will play in ELITE tournaments with 2-3 out of state tournaments that include ex-collegiate and professional players as coaches. College Connect teams will also be provided advanced pitching and hitting instruction and lifting programs throughout all Connect teams for optimal player development. Teams will also be using an indoor dome for off-season practices as well as 24/7 access to our facility in Waterford, MI. The Michigan Red Sox teams will be AA teams that are dedicated to helping kids get to the level they want to play at whether that is JV, Varisty or College baseball. Michigan Red Sox provide discounted lessons with our professional instructors, developmental classes in the off-season, offer two of the best hitting and velocity programs in MI (Prime Time Velocity and Prime Time Hitting) with 24/7 facility use in our 20,000 sq ft facility in Waterford, MI. Michigan Red Sox Teams will play in NOBF or AA/Open tournaments with 1-2 out of state. We will have 2 teams at each age level with player development being the emphasis on both teams.
Tryout Notes:Please visit our website or contact Nick Swanson to set up private tryouts (if unavailable on July 27/28) and/or get more information.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/28/201912:00 PM Waterford Mott High School
1151 Scott Lake Rd, Waterford Twp

Michigan Titans 15U (2020)

City/Area:Oakland County League:Tournament Only
Contact:Todd Turner
248-701-3067
todd@grounduptraining.com
Team Info:Our program is for players that aspire to play varsity baseball
Tryout Notes:please register at www.michigantitans.com/contact

MSA-Livingston 15U (2020)

City/Area:Livingston County and surrounding area League:Tournament only
Contact:Karl Kling
5175529000
coachkling@msa-livingston.com
Team Info:A tournament only team that will train throughout the year using Cleary University's Lake Trust Stadium as well as our indoor facility in Howell.
Tryout Notes:Absolutely no metal spikes, sunflower seeds or gum allowed at Lake Trust Stadium.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/5/201910:00 AM Cleary University Lake Trust Stadium
3725 Cleary drive, Howell

MVP Mustangs 15U (2020)

City/Area:Oakland County League:Tournament Only
Contact:Chris Ogden
248-219-8628
chris@mvp-training.com
Team Info:The MVP Mustangs are fielding competitive tournament teams for the 2020 season. While MVP Mustangs teams will have individual outdoor parks during warm weather months (in adjacent cities), players will be using MVP's own private practice facility conveniently located in Troy during the off-season. Players will be trained using the 5 tools scouts look for. But also have instilled in them the balance of sportsmanship and individual success required to be a confident, high-level baseball player, a teammate, and a leader. All MVP training is designed to help each player and team to take their play and be prepared to excel at the next competitive level. Training will be provided by each team's individual, baseball-experienced coaches - as well as by MVP Baseball president and director of player development, Wayne State University assistant coach, Chris Ogden. While there are many great teams, great coaches, and great opportunities out there in Southeast Michigan for your young baseball player, we know the MVP (Mental-Visual-Physical) program and team will set itself apart from the pack for you, but most importantly, for your player. Questions: Please contact Coach Chris Ogden

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/28/201902:30 PM Huffman Park
400 W. Cowan Ave, Madison Heights

North Oakland Rhinos 15U (2020)

City/Area:Oakland county League:Tournament team
Contact:Ryan LaDuc
2483307717
N.o.rhinobaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:Coming off a very successful inaugural season, the Rhinos will play 5 tournament. 1 out of town tournament, and week day scrimmages.
Tryout Notes:1-3 players needed per team

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/27/201901:00 PM Clarkston Eagles
5640 Maybee Rd, Clarkston

Novi Heat 15U (2020)

City/Area:Novi and surrounding area League:KVBSA, Total Baseball
Contact:Novi Heat
noviheatbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:The Novi Heat is a premier travel baseball organization in our 24th year. Novi Heat teams will play a 15-20 game league schedule in the Kensington Valley Baseball & Softball Association (KVBSA) conference at either the community, advanced or open level. The season runs mid April through mid July with home games at ITC park in Novi and away games within a 45 minute drive. In addition all Heat teams will play 4 - 8 weekend tournaments.Training and development is a major focus for all teams. Novi Heat practices consist of weekly fall and spring practices at ITC Sports Park and indoor winter training practices at our premier indoor facility. We will also practice in-season and we expect players to consistently give 100% effort and work hard to improve. We train players to prepare them for the high school varsity level (Novi High School, Detroit Catholic Central, OLSM, plus other area high schools) and beyond.We provide a quality competitive travel baseball experience at a lower cost than most travel teams. ?Costs are approximately $600-800 per player ?plus uniform. This cost may vary based on the schedule, number of tournaments and level of play. Costs can be reduced through sponsorships/fundraisers as determined by each team. ???The Novi Heat coaching staff is qualified, and comprised of experienced coaches and/or former players at the professional, college, high school or travel level with several years of coaching experience. Private training options are available as well.
Tryout Notes:REGISTRATION is REQUIRED online at www.noviheat.com. The Novi Heat conducts a thorough tryout for all players. Players for all teams are selected by the head coach from the highest level down. Players may be selected to "play up" a year if highly skille

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/27/201909:00 AM ITC-Community Sports Park
51000 Eight Mile Rd, Novi
7/28/201909:00 AM ITC-Community Sports Park
51000 Eight Mile Rd, Novi

Oakland Express 15U (2020)

City/Area:Oakland County - Rochester and Auburn Hills League:NOBF & Tournament Play
Contact:Brad Pyke
oaklandexpressbaseball@gmail.com
Team Info:The Oakland Express has six different teams from 8u to 16u. Players come from all different skill levels and backgrounds, with one goal in mind: Get better. When you're part of the Oakland Express family, that's exactly what you'll do.
Tryout Notes:The Oakland Express program is looking to add skilled players at all positions. If interested, please reach out to register for tryouts.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/24/201906:30 PM Oakland Christian School
3075 Shimmons Rd., Auburn Hills
7/25/201906:30 PM Oakland Christian School
3075 Shimmons Rd., Auburn Hills

Oakland Reds 15U (2020)

City/Area:Farmington / Novi League:
Contact:Mitch Sykes
734.788.2782
msykes@my.madonna.edu
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:visit oaklandreds.com for tryout details

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/3/201909:00 AM Madonna University
Newburgh, south of 5 Mile

Romeo Red Sox 15U (2020)

City/Area:Surrounding Area League:MABF, Several Tournaments
Contact:Ralph Spuz
586 744-3006
rspuz@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 2020 Romeo Red Sox 15U travel baseball team is looking for players to complete our 2020 roster. We played in the MABF A Division this past season and played in a series of tournaments against upper level competition. We will be playing in the MABF again next season, along with a couple of tournaments. We are looking for motivated players who understand the importance of being part of a team, who have a great attitude, are willing to learn and work to improve, who hustle and play hard until the last out, and who love to compete and play the game of baseball. Our objective is to teach the players to play the game of baseball the right way, develop their skills to reach their full potential, and have the team achieve maximum performance on the field. Also, we will stress the importance of integrity and respect for others. We are looking to add the right players. All positions are welcome. Pitching, Catching, and versatility is a plus.
Tryout Notes:Please contact Ralph Spuz at rspuz@yahoo.com with the date you plan on attending or text/call at (586)744-3006. If you are unable to make either of these dates or wish to have a private tryout, please contact Ralph Spuz to schedule an individual tryout.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/16/201906:00 PM Crystal Diamonds
14713 33 Mile Rd, Bruce Twp - Field 1
8/6/201906:00 PM Gilcher-Crissman Park
6859 29 Mile Road, Washington - Field 1

South Farmington Blues 15U (2020)

City/Area:Farmington Hills League:Tournament Only
Contact:Jon Hanson
248-739-1740
jrhanson16@gmail.com
Team Info:The 2020 South Farmington Blues 15U team is seeking 3-4 talented players for next seasons tournament only team. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your player's skills and confidence on a high-level AA team in a family setting. Catchers and pitchers get preference, but they are not all we're looking for. We will play in 7 tournaments, 2 out of town. One of those being a week long out of state tournament.If you cannot make the tryout dates please contact me: (248) 739-1740 or jrhanson16@gmail.com. Contact also if you want more information. Team is located in Oakland County (Southeast Michigan).
Tryout Notes:3-4 players needed. Catchers and Pitchers take priority.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/23/201906:00 PM Founders Sports Park
8 Mile Rd. between Farmington and Halsted - Field 6
7/25/201906:00 PM Founders Sports Park
8 Mile Rd. between Farmington and Halsted - Field 6