16U 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 16U (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

Athlete HQ 16U (2020)

City/Area:Sylvania, OH League:Tournament Only, No league picked out yet.
Contact:Austin Zion
7346522453
athletehq.zion@gmail.com
Team Info:6-8 Tournaments scheduled, (Can be more based off of team). Our goal is to not only further the players ability on the field but also off of the field. In our facility our players will receive top training from our head trainer, where workouts will be created and geared specifically towards baseball movements. We will practice/train twice a week during the time of our program running. We will get together a few times in the fall and then officially start in January.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/3/201912:00 PM Lucas County Recreation Center
2901 Key St, Maumee, OH - Field 1

Baseball Utility Travel 16U (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

Berkley Cubs - Gerish 16U (2020)

City/Area:Berkley League:Tournament Only
Contact:Colin Gerish
2487196054
colingerish@yahoo.com
Team Info:Solid core group playing College Showcase Tournaments looking to add a couple pieces for next season. Pitching preferred.
Tryout Notes:Pitching preferred. Must attend both days to be considered. Contact Coach Gerish w/ any questions.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/29/201906:30 PM Berkley Athletic Fields
2300 Robina, Berkley
7/31/201906:30 PM Berkley Athletic Fields
2300 Robina, Berkley

Detroit Trailblazers Baseball Club 16U (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 16U (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 16U (2020)

City/Area:Southeast Michigan League:Collegiate fall league
Contact:John Hodgins or Jassiel Gonzalez
John Hodgins 248-390-2559. Jassiel Gonzalez 248-303-0693
lakesareadodgers5@yahoo.com. jassiel.gonzalez15@yahoo.com
Team Info:Goals are to get players scouted and get them in front of collegiate coaches for greater exposure.

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

MC Shamrocks 16U (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 Aces 16U (2020)

City/Area:Oakland and Livingston and surrounding League:Tournament only
Contact:Brad Petru
248-894-1398
bp8887@yahoo.com
Team Info:We are a tournament only team that has and will continue to participate in highest of college showcase tournaments. Looking for kids that have a great work ethic that want to further learn skills needed to play at the next level. Please get in touch with me for a private tryout or feel free to contact me if you would like to further discuss our team and whether or not its a good fit for your son. I'm available any time....
Tryout Notes:Looking for 1-4 quality kids

Michigan Blue Jays 16U (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 College Connect 16U (2020)

City/Area:Waterford, MI League:Tournament Only
Contact:Michael Rubenstein
248-470-9870
michcollegeconnect2019@gmail.com
Team Info:Are you looking for your son to play the 2020 season at an ELITE level? As players begin their sophomore or junior years, it's becoming evident that those who want to play at the next level - whether that is varsity baseball or college baseball, need proper training to achieve these goals. Many families and players have these goals, but the tools to get there are lacking. Michigan College Connect is here to help your player get there. Off-Season development includes practices inside our Waterford Facility and a field house in West Bloomfield, weight training with every practice, admission to Prime Time Velocity throwing program, facility usage whenever you want.Tournaments will include the 16U National Championship (Louisville, KY), Super 25 Championships (Fort Myers, FL), and AABC Regionals (Coldwater, MI).

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/29/201912:30 PM Waterford Mott High School
1151 Scott Lake Rd, Waterford Twp
8/1/201907:00 PM Red Sox Training Center
2225 Elizabeth Lake Rd, Waterford Twp

Michigan Nationals 16U (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
7/27/201903:00 PM Belleville High School
501 W. Columbia Ave, Belleville
7/27/201903:00 PM Belleville High School
501 W. Columbia Ave, Belleville

Michigan Red Sox & College Connect 16U (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 Scrappers 16U (2020)

City/Area:Romeo League:Tournament Only
Contact:Dan Booth
michiganscrappers@gmail.com
Team Info:The Michigan Scrappers have been a strong team in the Macomb area since forming in 2013. Coming off a very successful year while playing up a lot of the weekends, we are looking to play 16U in 2020 with possibly a couple 17U/18U tournaments as well. We will be playing in 6-8 tournaments. We believe our boys have been trained with some of the best instruction available in the area. Our one team organization success has come from having the entire team trained to pitch, players rotated in the field to grow defensively, an approach of taking big hacks at the plate and a fun environment both in the dugout and the stands.
Tryout Notes:Players interested in trying out should pre-register by emailing us with players experience, positions, and former teams played for.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/24/201906:00 PM Contact team for location
7/25/201906:00 PM Contact team for location

Michigan Titans 16U (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

Michigan's Premier - Rochester 16U (2020)

City/Area:Rochester League:Tournament Only
Contact:Matthew Fenech
3133772349
fenech.michiganspremier@gmail.com
Team Info:Our team's goals are to assist in each player's development as an athlete, and also compete in every tournament that we are in while reaching our fullest potential as baseball players. We are going to the best tournaments in the state.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/24/201910:00 AM Rochester High School
180 South Livernois Rd, Rochester Hills

Motor City Astros 16U (2020)

City/Area:Macomb & Wayne County League:Tournament Only
Contact:Alex Aiuto
248-895-5061
aaiuto@wowway.com
Team Info:Developing young talent. 4 Tournaments, plus one showcase tourney

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
8/7/201907:00 PM De La Salle High School
14600 Common Rd, Warren
8/8/201907:00 PM De La Salle High School
14600 Common Rd, Warren
8/9/201907:00 PM De La Salle High School
14600 Common Rd, Warren
8/14/201907:00 PM De La Salle High School
14600 Common Rd, Warren

Motor City Snipers 16U (2020)

City/Area:Livonia/Downriver League:Tournament Only
Contact:D. Banks
734-772-4704
Michiganyouthbaseballassoc@gmail.com
Team Info:Motor City Snipers 16u baseball team is looking for 1-2 key players to round out their fall ball 2019 and summer 2020 season roster. Paid professionals will be providing training (individualized pitching and hitting) as well as team training both in off season and during the regular season.Fall ball will run from the weekend after Labor Day until mid October. This is optional if there is a fall school sport.Indoor training will start early January , consisting of once per week strength & agility work out, and one per week baseball practice.Season will start once MSHAA baseball ends. We will be competing in approx 7-8 tournaments. Most being with in driving distance, one may be with in 3 hour radius, one will be a week long (typical 4-5 day format out of state) .Private no cost tryouts are available.To register, schedule a private, or for more information call/ text (734)772-4704 or email michiganyouthbaseballassoc@gmail.com
Tryout Notes:Please call/text for private try out scheduling.

Oakland Express 16U (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 16U (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

PK PROSPECTS 16U (2020)

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland County League:Tournament Only
Contact:Pat Kenny
586-615-5315
patrick@pkplusathletics.com
Team Info:Pk Prospects has been recognized as a top 5 team in the state of Michigan since bursting on the scene 4 years ago. With over 90% of graduating seniors committing to play college baseball each year, we getour guys to the next level. We play among the toughest schedules here in Michigan/Ohio/Indiana in events such as Ultimate Strike Zone (CMU), Perfect Game Legacy (invite only in Brighton), Tournament of the Stars (invite only in Lansing), Pastime events (UofM) & Grand Park National Championship.Our player development is second to none along with the exposure our players get. This year at the 18u level, in 28 games, we hit 12 homeruns, 50 doubles, averaged 7 runs per game and stole 61 bases. We play the game the right way and prepare our guys to be impact players! The 18u squad is 85-34-1 over the past 4 seasons. Looking to get quality players on the 16-17 & 18u teams. We play a fall schedule and practice for 16 weeks in the offseason. We play 6 tourneys each summer (half commute, half overnight stays)Contact Pat Kenny patrick@pkplusathletics.com for private workout.

South Farmington Blues 16U (2020)

City/Area:Southeast Michigan/Farmington Hills Area League:Tournament Only
Contact:Robert Harvey
(313) 938-3527
robert.l.harvey3@gmail.com
Team Info:The 2020 South Farmington Blues 16U team is seeking 3-4 talented players to continue with our rebuilding and player development plans. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your player's skills and confidence in a high-level AA team and family setting. Our goal is to move up to AAA/Major category next season. Catchers and pitchers get preference, but they are not all we're looking for. We will have two tryouts but your child needs to only attend one tryout. They are encouraged to attend both if they desire. Private tryouts can be scheduled via (313) 938-3527 or robert.l.harvey3@gmail.com if those dates do not work for you. We begin indoor practices in Commerce Township in November 2019. Contact if you want more information. Team is located in Oakland County (Southeast Michigan).
Tryout Notes:We're looking for 3-4 highly skilled and motivated youth; catchers and pitchers are a plus but not all we're looking for!!! Again, contact for private Tryouts!

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
7/28/201901:00 PM Founders Sports Park
8 Mile Rd. between Farmington and Halsted
7/31/201906:00 PM Founders Sports Park
8 Mile Rd. between Farmington and Halsted