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, 2021.

5-Tool Baseball - Cecil 15U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland County League:Tournament Only
Contact:Brian Cecil
(586)610-1910
brian.cecil@macombgiants.org
Team Info:As an educator and a head baseball coach in Utica Community Schools for over 24 years, winning has always been secondary to all the rewards of learning to play baseball correctly and being a great teammate. Our staff has been dedicated to the principle of teaching children and teenagers the game of baseball in a friendly, low-cost, supportive environment committed to helping players reach their potential. Matthew Cecil is our own certified speed and coordination trainer who played College Baseball at a high level and tailors his training to enhance baseball skills. Matt Cecil will train our players 1/1.5 hours a week starting in November. Joe Emanuele, Michigan High School State Championship Head Coach of Sterling Heights Stevenson, and his staff, will train with us 1/1.5 hours a week for 10 weeks starting in November. As a head coach at the High School level for many years, I understand what is needed to get the boys ready for High School baseball. All our players learn/play at least 3 positions. We are in need of 2-4 high level players/pitchers. Tentative Schedule for 2020/2021 starting in November is Tuesdays from 5-6pm, Saturdays from 8:00am-10:00am at the On Deck Circle/5- Tool facility in Utica. Thursdays from 6:00-7:30 will be added in January.Our team placed 5th out of 28 in the 2019 USSSA, AA State Tournament, and Champions of the 2020 Wolves Annual Summer Beast Tournament. Our team will compete at a High AA Level in 2021. We will compete in 5-7 tournaments in 2021.Private try-outs are available for high-level players starting Tuesday, July 21. Public try-out will be held on Tuesday, August 4 at 6:00pm at On Deck Circle in Utica, Michigan and Sunday, August 9, at 5:00pm at Notre Dame Prep High School. Call 566-610-1910 for private try-out appointment.
Tryout Notes:Private try-out for strong pitcher or catcher. Contact Brian Cecil.

Angels Baseball - Gooch 15U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb County League:Tournament Only
Contact:Jamie Gooch
586-531-0570
Team Info:We are looking to add a few players to our existing team. We plan on going 6/7 tournaments with 2 of them being overnight trips.
Tryout Notes:Please contact Jamie Gooch for private tryouts

Baseball Utility Travel 15U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland County League:Tournament only
Contact:Brad Mumma
5868719338
bradmumma@gmail.com
Team Info:Developmental program focused on fundamentals, how to play the game with class, and community service. Older teams have a focus on college placement. Winter training program run by former professional players, college players, and college coaches. All inclusive training program.
Tryout Notes:For a private tryout, contact the team.

Bloomfield Sting 15/16U 15U (2021)

City/Area:BLOOMFIELD HILLS League:NOBF
Contact:Jim Berry
16ustingbaseball@gmail.com
Tryout Notes:Looking for 2-3 players; starting pitchers and middle infield. Please use link to register for a private tryout https://forms.gle/FBA2RzhiGFBKoZJr7

Clinton Township Fury 15U (2021)

City/Area:Clinton Township, Mi. League:USSSA / Tournaments Only
Contact:John Reed
586-438-0206
clintonfury@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are looking to add 1 additional baseball player to our current baseball roster. We will be a tournament only team in 2021. Our team is an already established travel baseball team that has been playing for several years together. Historically we played in the MABF and tournaments. In 2021, we will be a tournament only team. We were undefeated champions of the Wood Bat Blast tournament and 2nd place out of 22 teams in the USSSA New Haven tournament. We have an excellent baseball team. Visit our website for more information.
Tryout Notes:We have 1-2 positions available. Please contact me prior to try-outs. This way we can let you know if these positions are filled prior to the try-out date. Contact team to schedule a private tryout.

Commerce Cannons 15U (2021)

City/Area:White Lake, Waterford, Farmington Hills, Commerce, Wixom, Novi, South Lyon, New Hudson League:KVBSA, Tournaments
Contact:Ken Younker
kenyounker@yahoo.com
Team Info:Newly formed team for the 2021 season - we are looking to finalize our roster with 1-2 players, preferring players who have the ability to pitch, but will consider all players. Email coach Ken for a private workout!

DBacks Elite 15U (2021)

City/Area:All over Michigan but facilities are in Dearborn Heights League:Tournament only
Contact:Mike Makki
(313) 658-7600
mike.makki@yahoo.com
Team Info:The DBacks Elite have accomplished some great things in recent years, such as winning TWO Pastime National Championships (15U in 2019 and 16U in 2020) and having players commit to schools such as Michigan, Oregon, Oregon State, Washington, Tulane, Virginia Tech, Missouri, Maryland, College of Charleston, etc. We have access to both indoor and outdoor fields. We have two indoor all-turf facilities in Dearborn Heights. Our Kinloch location has two outdoor lighted fields and our Field of Dreams outdoor location has six fields. Please e-mail, text, or call Mike Makki at (313) 658-7600 or mike.makki@yahoo.com for more information.

Detroit Diamond Jaxx - Pegelo 15U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb and St Clair Counties League:Tournament and mabf
Contact:Chuck Pegelo
(586)840-5084
ddj14u@yahoo.com
Team Info:2021 Detroit Diamond Jaxx 15u Will be holding private and small group tryouts at request looking for a couple key positions if you are not happy with the playing time you had this year please reach out to us at ddj14u@yahoo.com Player development is a primary focus for the Detroit Diamond Jaxx. All players will be evaluated, educated and have a training plan designed for them to harness their athleticism in every level of their game. Private lessons are also available to target extra skills in pitching, hitting, catching, speed and agility.Winter training will be located at our state of the art, 20,000 sq. ft. indoor training facility located in Warren, MI.
Tryout Notes:Please contact for private tryouts

Detroit Metro Stars Red 15U (2021)

City/Area:Metro Detroit League:Tournament Only
Contact:Tommy Carion
(313)378-0394
tcarion@med.wayne.edu
Team Info:The 15U Detroit Metro Stars-Red coaching staff is paid and has college playing experience. They are dedicated to player development and college exposure. All three coaches are 30 years old or younger and do not have a son on the team. So there will be absolutely ZERO favoritism or "daddy" ball with this team.The goal of our team is to get our players ready to compete at a high level at the varsity high school level and beyond. Currently, our entire roster has aspirations to play at collegiate baseball and we are looking to add players who have similar goals. The 15U Detroit Metro Stars-Red will participate in USSSA, Pastime and Perfect Game Tournaments. Furthermore, the team will receive high level training with attention to detail at 2SP-Shelby Township. We expect players to be hard working, coachable with a deep desire to improve in every aspect of the game (hitting, fielding, pitching and the mental aspects as well). In addition, we stress the importance of academics, high moral standards and treating the game of baseball with the utmost respect.
Tryout Notes:The 15U Detroit Metro Stars-Red are looking to add 2-3 talented, driven and hard working players. Players with experience playing middle infield, outfield or catcher is ideal. Pitching ability is a huge plus as well. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN SCHEDULING A PRIVATE TRYOUT PLEASE REACH OUT TO THE HEAD COACH, TOMMY CARION.

Detroit Rangers 15U (2021)

City/Area:Harper Woods League:Tournament only
Contact:Tom Jenkins
3136756767
Tjenkins2000@yahoo.com
Team Info:Season will include - Fall ball season in Saint Clair Shores, strength training at Detroit Thrive, winter training at Lakeside Baseball, home field Harper Woods HS, summer season will be tournament only in Michigan/northern Ohio with one weekend stay, professional hitting/pitching/and strength training. Message for private tryout.
Tryout Notes:Looking for one or two players, catching experience a plus.

Detroit Trailblazers Baseball Club 15U (2021)

City/Area:Oakland County League:Tournament Only
Contact:Zack Byron
248-234-2878
zbyron@detroittrailblazers.com
Team Info:The Detroit Trailblazers value player development and recruiting knowledge & opportunities over wins and hardware. Detroit Trailblazers focus on teaching the game the right way; we take time to teach the skills needed to be successful in high school, and college! With young, knowledgeable coaches, we strive to push your son to become better and better every day! Please contact Club Director Zack Byron at 248-234-2878 to set up a private workout.
Tryout Notes:Trying to fill 2-3 spots with dedicated, passionate players. Who have a team first mentality, and will do whatever it takes to be successful.

Hawks Baseball 15U (2021)

City/Area:Davison League:GFBL
Contact:Brian
810-624-4263
admin@hawkstravelbaseball.com
Team Info:Playing in GFBL league with 5 tournaments in state.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
2/18/202106:00 PM First Baptist Church of Davison
208 E 4th St, Davison
2/25/202106:00 PM First Baptist Church of Davison
208 E 4th St, Davison
3/4/202106:00 PM First Baptist Church of Davison
208 E 4th St, Davison
3/11/202106:00 PM First Baptist Church of Davison
208 E 4th St, Davison
3/18/202106:00 PM First Baptist Church of Davison
208 E 4th St, Davison

HITZ 15U (2021)

City/Area:Chesterfield League:MABF, USSSA,
Contact:
Tryout Notes:https://www.hitzbaseball.net/page/show/3994819-team-tryouts

HITZ - WALMSLEY 15U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb League:MABF/Tournaments
Contact:Matt
586-219-7125
mwalmsley24@yahoo.com
Team Info:The plans for next year are college showcase tournaments and mabf.
Tryout Notes:Please contact Matt for private tryouts

HITZ - Watson 15U (2021)

City/Area:Metro Detroit League:MABF/Tournament
Contact:Randy Watson
586-292-7521
randalwat@gmail.com
Team Info:HITZ Watson is looking to add a few players to our already talented roster. All positions will be considered. Pitchers and catchers are always a bonus. We will have training 2-3 times a week in the winter months at our HITZ facility. The HITZ facility is a 20,000 SF state of the art training center with 6 hitting cages, pitching tunnel and a full infield. We will be working with strength, speed and agility coaches as well as hitting, pitching and catchers coaches. We will be playing in the MABF for the 2021 season, and also 4-5 tournaments with one or two being overnight trips.
Tryout Notes:All positions considered, specifically looking for a full time catcher and always looking for pitchers. Please email, call or text for a private tryout. Randalwat@gmail.com / 586-292-7521

HITZ Watson 15U (2021)

City/Area:Metro Detroit League:MABF/Tournament
Contact:Randy Watson
586-292-7521
randalwat@gmail.com
Team Info:HITZ Watson is looking to add a few players to our already talented roster. All positions will be considered. Pitchers and catchers are always a bonus. We will have training 2-3 times a week in the winter months at our HITZ facility. The HITZ facility is a 20,000 SF state of the art training center with 6 hitting cages, pitching tunnel and a full infield. We will be working with strength, speed and agility coaches as well as hitting, pitching and catchers coaches. We will be playing in the MABF for the 2021 season, and also 4-5 tournaments with one or two being overnight trips.
Tryout Notes:All positions considered, specifically looking for a full time catcher and always looking for pitchers. Please email, call or text for a private tryout. Randalwat@gmail.com / 586-292-7521

MBC Muck Dogs 15U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb League:MABF and Tournaments
Contact:Kyle Suminski
586-601-4598
Team Info:Playing showcase and competitive tournaments.
Tryout Notes:Looking for MIF and Pitchers to add to roster.

MBC MuckDogs 15U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb League:Tournament only/ possibly MABF
Contact:Kyle Suminski
586-601-4598
suminskk@mail.gvsu.edu
Team Info:Our goal is to prepare our players for Varsity Baseball and beyond. Also, we are playing in competitive tournaments such as Pastime and PBR.
Tryout Notes:Looking for kids who can both catch and/or pitch. Contact Coach Suminski to set up a private workout.

Michigan Blue Jays 15U (2021)

City/Area:Ypsilanti, canton, novi, chelsea, dexter, jackson, brighton League:tournament only
Contact:Tom Dishman
7346463820
michiganbluejays07@gmail.com
Team Info:Team will go to college showcase tournaments, perfect game, pbr, pasttime etc
Tryout Notes:Please email to set up a private tryout

Michigan Braves 15U (2021)

City/Area:Flint, Grand Blanc, Goodrich, Holly, Fenton, Lapeer, Clarkston, Rochester, Hartland, New Lothrop, Durand, Perry, Milford League:Tournament Only
Contact:Jim Kosmerick
989-545-1394
info@michiganareabraves.com
Team Info:We are a development tournament team that is dedicated to helping players build their process and grow their skillset. We are looking for players to add to our growing program. Fall ball, offseason training (indoor & online) and structured practices will be provided to all Braves players. We also have Pitching, Hitting, Fielding and Catching directors and coaches that are certified and have played at the college /minor league level. Join the #WeChop Nation.
Tryout Notes:Sign up for a private workout: https://michiganareabraves.com/tryout/

Michigan Maple Leafs 15U (2021)

City/Area:Anywhere in Michigan League:Tournament only
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
734-578-6770
MichiganMapleLeafs@gmail.com
Team Info:The Michigan Maple Leafs are travel baseball teams for high school-age players that want to play at a high level. We will be fielding 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U, and 18U teams in 2021. We will also be offering fall ball opportunities in the fall of 2020. Please see our website for more information.: leaguelineup.com/MichiganMapleLeafs If you are interested in playing for the Michigan Maple Leafs in the fall of 2020 (and/or) the summer of 2021, please e-mail Dale Ochodnicky at MichiganMapleLeafs@gmail.com or call/text him at 734-578-6770. We prefer that you call Dale but any of the three methods are fine. The teams are based out of Livonia, Michigan, but players can be from anywhere. All of our teams have non-parent coaches, most of whom played college baseball. Our initial tryout for the fall 2020 and summer 2021 seasons will be held on Saturday, August 22nd, 2020, 12:00-3:00, at Ford Field in Livonia, Michigan. The address is 14281 Farmington Road, Livonia, MI 48154. It is on the corner of Lyndon and Farmington Roads, between Five Mile and Schoolcraft Roads.You are welcome to attend our tryouts whether you want to play just fall ball, just summer ball, or both. We will focus on the most competitive tournaments in Michigan and Ohio before traveling anywhere else.Possible tournaments include:Perfect Game tournamentsPrep Baseball Report tournamentsPastime tournamentsHere are links to videos of some of our coaches introducing themselves and discussing their coaching styles. Please click on each link to see each coach's respective video.: Dale Ochodnicky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhVGqyAieK0Elijah Scott: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rxDDJ5sZ64Gage Hammond: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y72TwDWbHaEDevario Allen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4O8VeYDTVg
Tryout Notes:If you are seeing this after our August 22nd, 2020, tryout date, please call Dale Ochodnicky at 734-578-6770.

Michigan Marlins 15/16U 15U (2021)

City/Area:Oakland County League:
Contact:Paul Ferguson
michiganmarlins16U@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a high school-age travel baseball program for players wanting to be successful at the varsity level and prepare for college recruitment. For the 2021 season we are adding a 15/16U team building on a core of Birmingham Blaze players. The Marlins will be coached by Paul Ferguson who brings with him 17 years of travel/high school coaching experience.
Tryout Notes:For more info please contact michiganmarlins16U@gmail.com.

Motor City Bulldogs 15U (2021)

City/Area:Canton and surrounding areas League:Tournament only
Contact:Jim Hare
734-536-5436
jameshare06@gmail.com
Tryout Notes:Looking for 1-2 players, pitcher and catcher a bonus, looking for players that can play multiple positions if needed

Motor City Hit Dogs 2024 Scout Team 15U (2021)

City/Area:Michigan & Ohio League:PG Events
Contact:Scott Leonard
scottleonard70@gmail.com
scottleonard70@gmail.com
Team Info:We are looking for 3 players to complete our Michigan roster. This team is coached by Scott Leonard & Matt Macintosh. Last year we went 36-8 with 3 Championships, several runner ups, and played HIGH level competition around the country. This is a unique opportunity for those who want to play at the next level. We offer a 22,000 sq. ft. building with 9 hitting tunnels, full infield, driveline program, rapsodo, hit trax, MILB instructors in each practice, unlimited facility access, top of the line machines, live AB'S over the off season, dome practices and much more.
Tryout Notes:3 players are needed

Oakland Honey Badgers 15U (2021)

City/Area:Oakland & Macomb Counties League:MABF or NOBF
Contact:Mike Wallis
248-606-5192
Oaklandhoneybadgers@gmail.com
Team Info:We are a second year team looking to fill multiple spots on infield as well as pitching. Also looking for catchers. We will have professional training from Moose Baseball and Starting Line Fitness. We are planning to play MABF or NOBF along with a few
Tryout Notes:Please email or call for private tryout.

Oakland Reds 15U (2021)

City/Area:Farmington Hills League:Tournament Only
Contact:Mitch Sykes
734-788-2782
msykes@oaklandredsbaseball.com
Team Info: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 proud to have trained & placed 75+ scholarship collegiate baseball players since 2012.
Tryout Notes:Tryout Registration Form. For private tryouts, contact Mitch Sykes.

Orion Chargers 15U (2021)

City/Area:North Oakland County League:Tournament Only
Contact:Alex LaFave
248-496-2080
Team Info:The Orion Chargers15U team will be a tournament only team for 2021. We will play in 6 or 7 tournaments starting in June following the High school baseball season. Development is our team goal. We formed a team that is made up of competitive players that are interested in learning to play the game the right way and grow into respected young men. We believe that baseball is a great vehicle to learn life lessons that extend beyond the baseball field. We have assembled an experienced group of coaches that will place an emphasis on developing players that will be an asset to any baseball team.
Tryout Notes:The 2021 15U Orion Chargers recently combined with the Troy Thunder and will be a tournament only team in 2021. We are seeking a sure-handed, ball-hawking shortstop with good range and a strong arm to complete our solid roster. Light-hitting is acceptable and offensive ability would be considered a bonus. Interested players should contact the Head Coach Alex LaFave, 248-496-2020, bballstr@gmail.com to schedule an individual tryout.

Raiders Travel Baseball Club 15U (2021)

City/Area:Genesee County League:GFBL
Contact:Scott Matzke
810-397-3018
matzke.scott@yahoo.com
Team Info:The 2021 15U Raiders Travel Baseball Club has been based out of Flushing Michigan since 2006. We are a very competitive baseball team that will participate in the Greater Flint Baseball League and play in 6 - 8 competitive tournaments during the Sprin/Summer of 2021. We are looking for well-rounded athletes that are willing to be coached to play at the next level.
Tryout Notes:We will be holding private tryouts to fill a couple vacant roster spots

Rochester Rhinos 15U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb/Rochester/Troy League:NOBF
Contact:Dave Sutter
586-291-1852
sutter38@msn.com
Team Info:Rochester Rhinos are an experienced team looking to add 1-2 pitchers for 2021 season. We focus on player development in the offseason. Our priorities are to teach kids the proper fundamentals to succeed at a higher level. Offseason training with former Oakland University head coach John Musachio. Will play NOBF season and 3-4 tournaments.
Tryout Notes:Contact Dave Sutter for a private tryout.

Total Sports Baseball 15U (2021)

City/Area:Oakland / Shelby Twp League:Tournament Only
Contact:Steve Brown
586-839-0848
totalsports@mail.com
Team Info:Unexpectedly had a player drop out. Looking for a replacement to join a strong group. We plan to carry an 11-Man roster to maximize playing time and coaching attention.
Tryout Notes:Looking for Middle IF / P. Contact Coach Brown to discuss a tryout.