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, 2021.

3n2 Hitz Elite 16U (2021)

City/Area:Clinton Township League:Tournament Only
Contact:Nick Capoferi
Team Info:3n2 Hitz Elite is a highly competitive team coming off a very successful season (26-8-1) playing in primarily Pastime and USSSA events. Next year we are looking at Pastime, Perfect Game, and PBR tournaments as our main tournament preferences focusing on college exposure. We will play approximately 6 tournaments, with 2 of them being the overnight variety. Local tournaments are considered those that are within an hour and a half of the Macomb County area. Training will take place at the Hitz Facility located in Chesterfield.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for 3-4 players who can play multiple positions. Pitching is a priority, but highly skilled non- pitchers are encouraged as well. All tryouts will be held as an individual workout or in a small group setting. Please contact Coach Capoferi for a personal or small group tryout.

Baseball Utility Travel 16U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland County League:Tournament only
Contact:Brad Mumma
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 16U (2021)

Contact:Jim Berry
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

DBacks Elite 16U (2021)

City/Area:All over Michigan but facilities are in Dearborn Heights League:Tournament only
Contact:Mike Makki
(313) 658-7600
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 MetroStars 2K4 16U (2021)

City/Area:Metro Detroit League:Tournament Only
Contact:Greg Wyatt
Team Info:Strong tournament only team that looks to build on 2019 success. Coaches look forward to helping players connect with colleges and team will be playing in High Level college exposure tournaments. Coach is a former college ball player as well. Looking for strong athletes that can also pitch.
Tryout Notes:Contact Coach for Private tryout.

Detroit Trailblazers Baseball Club 16U (2021)

City/Area:Oakland County League:Tournament Only
Contact:Zack Byron
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.

HITZ 16U (2021)

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

Jet Box - DiMambro 16U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland League:Tournament Only
Contact:Tom DiMambro
Team Info:Jet Box 16U DiMambro is a tournament team that will participate in approximately 6-7 tournaments (in-State and out-State), 1-2 weekly outdoor and indoor practices. We will also utilize the Jet Box Baseball Club facility for our indoor training. This team will be managed and coached by Three non-parent coaches, D1-2 ex-college players with experience in all aspects of the game. Over 50 years of combined coaching experience. Looking for a few pitcher-position combo players to complete our 2021 roster.
Tryout Notes:Please send email to Coach Tom at tdimambro@jetboxbaseballclub.com with the following information: Player Name, Bats/Throws, DOB, High School, Grade, Positions, Summer Team, Cell number.

Jet Box - Korson 16U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb League:Tournament Only
Contact:Brian Korson
Team Info:Competitive tournament only team looking for a shortstop and POs. We will participate in 4-5 highly competitive tournaments. We also pride ourselves on balancing baseball with real life.
Tryout Notes:Please send email to Coach Brian at Brian.Korson@gmail.com with the following information: Player Name, Bats/Throws, DOB, High School, Grade, Positions, Summer Team, Cell number.

Macomb Outlaws 16U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb & Oakland County League:MABF
Contact:Dave Lachajewski
Team Info:We are looking for players for the 2021 Season. All positions. We play in MABF and tournaments. Off-season indoor training.
Tryout Notes:Contact me to schedule a private try-out and for further information.

Michigan Blue Jays 16U (2021)

City/Area:Ypsilanti, canton, novi, chelsea, dexter, jackson, brighton League:tournament only
Contact:Tom Dishman
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 16U (2021)

City/Area:Flint, Grand Blanc, Goodrich, Holly, Fenton, Lapeer, Clarkston, Rochester, Hartland, New Lothrop, Durand, Perry, Milford League:Tournament Only
Contact:Jim Kosmerick
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 16U (2021)

City/Area:Anywhere in Michigan League:Tournament only
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
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 16U (2021)

City/Area:Oakland County League:
Contact:Paul Ferguson
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.

Michigan Mavericks 16U (2021)

City/Area:Southeast Michigan League:MABF
Contact:Jason Morgan
Team Info:Michigan Mavericks 16U for 2021 Season looking for a couple players to finish out our roster. We play MABF season and tournaments. Looking for committed, dedicated players that want to increase their baseball knowledge and skills. For a tryout please contact Coach Jason @ (586)747-3415 or email at captain_3422@yahoo.com
Tryout Notes:Contact coach for private tryout

Michigan Monarchs 16U (2021)

City/Area:Downriver/Monroe County League:Tournament Only
Contact:Jim DeSana
Team Info:The Michigan Monarchs are a highly competitive travel baseball program with an emphasis on skill development. We have over 30 years experience in summer collegiate baseball and we work to help our players play beyond High School.
Tryout Notes:Several Roster spots available. Private tryouts available every Saturday. Please contact us for more details.

Michigan Nationals 16U (2021)

City/Area:Anywhere League:Tournament only
Contact:Brian Locke
Team Info:Seasoned travel ball team. Looking for a couple athletic players to fill out our roster.
Tryout Notes:Looking for 3-4 players. Contact me and can set up a private tryout. Positions are open and based on who earns it.

Michigan's Premier 16U (2021)

City/Area:Rochester League:Tournament Only
Team Info:Michigan's Premier and its coaches are dedicated to coach, instruct and develop players of all ages. We focus on baseball activities, strength and conditioning, speed and agility, mental approach and college recruiting services. Michigan's Premier includes a competitive schedule for college exposure, showcase(s), and more! Located in downtown Rochester, our facility is used for pitching, fielding, hitting and other training aspects. We also have a gym that is connected so each player can grow bigger, stronger and faster.

Oakland Reds 16U (2021)

City/Area:Farmington Hills League:Tournament only
Contact:Mitch Sykes
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 very proud to have trained & placed 75+ scholarship collegiate baseball players since 2012.
Tryout Notes:Tryout Registration Form. For private tryouts, contact Mitch Sykes.

Romeo Red Sox 16U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb and Oakland League:MABF, Tournaments
Contact:Ralph Spuz
586 744-3006
Team Info:The 2021 Romeo Red Sox 16U travel baseball team is looking for a couple of players to complete our roster for next season. We are coming off of a successful 2020 season and are looking to continue to progress even further. At this time, we are planning to play in the MABF next season, along with a number of tournaments (including some high profile tournaments). 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. We stress the importance of integrity and respect for others.
Tryout Notes:Please contact Ralph Spuz at rspuz@yahoo.com or text/call at (586)744-3006 to schedule a tryout.

South Farmington Blues 16U (2021)

City/Area:Farmington Hills League:Tournament Only
Contact:Jon Hanson
Team Info:The 2021 South Farmington Blues 16U team is seeking 3-4 talented players for next seasons tournament only team. The 2021 Head Coach will be former college catcher, Adam Belair. Adam brings playing and coaching experience to our organization and worked with our pitchers this past season with great results.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 have tryouts 8/14/20 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Founders Sports Park, 35500 W 8 Mile Rd., Farmington, MI 48335. If you cannot make these dates please contact Jon Hanson at (248) 739-1740 or jrhanson16@gmail.com. You can also contact me if you want more information. Team is located in Oakland County (Southeast Michigan).
Tryout Notes:Looking for 3-4 players still.

South Oakland A's 16U (2021)

City/Area:Oakland County League:Tournament Only
Contact:Brian Cavanaugh
Team Info:We are a tournament team looking for players who want to compete on a high level. The South Oakland A's have put many players in college and professional baseball. We will be working out of 2SP on Stephenson Highway and 12 Mile Rd, a 25,000 square foot facility with 10 cages and 2 full infields. Our Tryouts will be at Madison Heights High SchoolWe will be playing in 5-6 tournaments.
Tryout Notes:If you would like to setup a private workout, please email Brian at coach.cav@icloud.com

Southwest Oakland Warriors 16U (2021)

City/Area:Southeast Michigan League:Tournament Only
Contact:Mike Higgins
Team Info:We are a highly reputable organization developing high school players that are looking to play at the next level. Indoor training is done at High Performance with Brad Farquhar and at Total Baseball Wixom with Greg Haeger. We play in high level regional and national tournaments through Perfect Game, PBR and Pastime with a focus on college exposure. This past year, our team was very successful and was the champion of the Pastime-MSU, runner-up in the PG Ohio/Michigan Border Battle, semi-finalist in the Pastime-EMU and runner-up in the PBR-Michigan Limited Series.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for a high-level catcher. Please contact Mike Higgins for a private tryout.

Yellow Jackets 16U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb League:
Contact:Pete Liske
Team Info:Looking for a couple of players to complete our roster
Tryout Notes:Please contact to schedule a private tryout