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Team Tryouts

HITZ TRYOUTS

HITZ Baseball and Fastpitch is expanding and we are looking for coaches and teams at all levels and age groups for the upcoming  season.

HITZ is EXCITED to officially announce that we have partnered with LL Speed to provide all our teams with the best speed/conditioning training in area. This will provide our teams with the best facility-training-instructors in the area.

State of the art training center set up for the best team and individual training. Roving instructors to assist and provide individual training also.

If interested in bringing your entire team/roster over or just looking to start a new team please email. Rob Stevenson rob@hitzbaseball.net

 

DATES FOR THE 2019/2020 SEASON WILL BE POSTED SOON AND TRYOUTS RUN FROM MIDDLE OF JULY TILL END OF AUGUST 

Teams will be posting dates and times soon, as  some teams are still playing out current season.

High Level overview:

-Teams will host tryouts Middle of July-August with all teams formed by no later than end of August.

-Teams will train October-April with League and tournaments starting in April.

-AGE GROUP is based on how old player will be on May 1st for baseball and January 1st for softball

-All players receive 3 jerseys, 2 hats, 3 pants, bag, helmet, socks, belt,etc..

 

Baseball age calculator

 

BASEBALL

TEAM NAME DATE LOCATION CONTACT OVERVIEW
8U-3N2 HITZ ELITE-Beneteau Team is looking for 1 player Email for private workout HITZ bottomoftheninth@att.net Team is looking for players (pitching and catching)
9U 3N2 HITZ ELITE-Ott Team is looking for 1-2 players August 10th 11-1pm and August 14th 6pm HITZ stefanott333@yahoo.com team will be playing 3-5 tournamnets along with MABF league play, tournaments will include USSSA events, if private tryout is needed due to schedule conflicts please email stefanott333@yahoo.com
10U 3N2 HITZ ELITE-Newsted Please email for private workout HITZ newsjbbj@live.com
10U 3N2 HITZ ELITE-Stojkovich TEAM IS FULL HITZ hitzblack2009@gmail.com email for private workout,Team will play in 7 Tournaments along with other tournaments, as well as MABF League Play
10U-Fox Team is looking for 1 player Please email for private workout HITZ foxindrum@gmail.com
11U 3N2 HITZ ELITE-Shagena Please email for private workout HITZ danielshagena02@yahoo.com
11U-Simpson Please email for private workout HITZ hitzallday@yahoo.com
11U-Langbeen Please email for private workout HITZ dlangbeen210@gmail.com
12U-Morelli Please email for private workout HITZ morelli22@gmail.com Team will be tournament only team
12U 3N2 HITZ ELITE-Doddy Please email for private workout HITZ nealdoddy@comcast.net Team will be attending Cooperstown Dream Park
12U-Thorpe Please email for private workout HITZ dt10782@gmail.com Team will be attending Cooperstown Dream Park team is looking for CATCHER AND PITCHERS. If private tryout is needed please email coach
13U-Piotrowski Email for private workout HITZ pgap78@yahoo.com Team will be A division MABF along with tournaments
13U-Behrendsen Email for private workout HITZ rbehrendsen@yahoo.com Team will be A division MABF along with tournaments for private work out email rbehrendsen@yahoo.com
13U-Bonanno Saturday Aug 10th 1pm or Email for private workout HITZ sjbonanno@ymail.com Team will be B division MABF along with 3 tournaments
14U 3N2 HITZ ELITE-Wouters Private workouts only email coach HITZ wootz@sbcglobal.net This will be a tournament only team
14U-Beneteau Please email for private workout HITZ bottomoftheninth@att.net team will be tournament only
14U-Serra Please email for private workout HITZ hitz_coach_pete@hotmail.com All positions open
14U-Walmsley August 8th 7pm or Email for private workout HITZ mwalmsley24@yahoo.com
14U-Watson Email for private workout HITZ
14U-Street August 7th 7pm HITZ cstreet@ceccontrols.com Team will play B divison MABF along with 2-3 tournaments
15U 3N2 HITZ ELITE-Capoferi Email for private workout HITZ hitzcapoferi@gmail.com
15U-Ames 8/8/19 at 4pm or Email for private workout HITZ corame@msn.com Team is looking for 2-3 players to complete roster. Team will play MABF A divsion along with 3 tournaments. For a private workout please email corame@msn.com
15U-Riccobono Email for private workout HITZ joericco2@gmail.com Team will play MABF A divsion along with 3 tournaments.
16U-Joacim email for private workout HITZ captainron323@yahoo.com Team is looking to add players to existing core roster.
16U-Gaffke email for private workout HITZ mikeg@vanhorntruckparts.com Team will play A division MABF along with tournaments.
16U-Sikora august 7th 6pm Chippewa Valley HighSchool Varsity field HITZ 586-634-1401 or donnysikora@gmail.com

SOFTBALL

TEAM NAME DATE LOCATION CONTACT OVERVIEW
16U-Anger TEAM IS FULL HITZ
14U-Servi TEAM IS FULL HITZ Team is looking for 4-5 players
13U-Clexton Please email for private workout HITZ mgclexton@gmail.com Team is looking for few last spots to complete roster Team will be playing CMGFL along with 4-5 tournaments
12U-Pacheco HITZ
10U-Latra TEAM IS FULL HITZ team won the 8u CMGFL and 10U CMGFL Division 2, team will be playing CMGFL along with tournaments

First of all I want to start by saying how proud I am of our players achievements over the years and how excited I am for every new season to come. The growth of our players along with our organization, has been reflected by multiple tournament championships, league championships and many college signings.

I want to extend my thanks to all coaches, player and parents in our organization. You are among the best youth baseball and softball have to offer. Your contributions to our growth as an organization is invaluable.

I love walking around the facility and seeing players at all age levels, excited to enter our facility and work/train to get better. It gives me chills and goose bumps as I just love watching all these players train and get better at the sport they love.

Admittedly I am biased, but I truly feel we have the best training facility in the area. We are working hard to make strides as we grow as an organization, so look to see more additions and improvements to the facility.

 

Thanks Rob Stevenson- Director/Owner of HITZ

 

Our Mission

INSPIRE-DEVELOP-ACHIEVE

Our mission is to provide opportunities and exposure while competing at the highest levels in youth baseball and instilling discipline, teamwork, sportsmanship, honesty and integrity.

HITZ teaches their players to respect the game, work hard, and to play hard.

"You Gotta Want It"

 

 

Program Goals

 

Program Goals:

1. Provide each player with the opportunity to learn, develop, and improve their skills on a regular basis.

2. Provide each player with an atmosphere that encourages mental, social, and emotional maturity.

3. Field successful teams at all levels.

4. Prepare players for high school and college advancement.

Philosophy Statement:

The HITZ Baseball and Softball Club focuses on consistent hard work and striving to become a better ballplayer. We believe in pushing your teammates to be better, picking them up when they are down, and always believing in yourself. Character is revealed in times of adversity and baseball provides that adversity. By putting these young baseball players in extremely competitive situations, we help them develop their character which will benefit them not only in baseball, but in life.

  
Rob Stevenson- Director of HITZ Baseball & Softball
 

Coaching Expectations

All of our coaches are expected to work together and uphold the high standards of the program and embrace them.    This includes maintaining a winning tradition both on and off the playing field!  

These high standards apply to several areas including practices,  conditioning,  social life, and typically extend beyond the playing field when it comes to academics and giving back to the community.

Our coaches are expected to make sure their teams practices with a purpose.   Preparation is important.  

  • Well organized and prepared.
  • Previous coaching experience with proven track record of success both on and off the field.   
  • Comfortable working with high level athletes. 
  • Ability to work well with others and embrace the HITZ culture.
  • Have an understanding that coaching is "managing".   You must have the ability to manage people.  
  • **Some teams have Extensive travel required during fall & summer. 

Playing With Passion

Whenever a player goes out onto the field, he cannot always control whether he gets a hit, makes an error, or gives up a home run. A big part of baseball is failure! There are, however, many things each player can control, which play a big part in his ability to be successful and play at a high level!

When a player is on the field, it is very easy to see if it is his passion and if he truly loves the game. It is also just as easy to see if he doesn’t have that passion and is ready for the game to be over with!

How is it so easy to spot the guys with passion?

1. The guys that play with passion are sprinting EVERYWHERE they go on the field. They have a ton of energy and play hard all of the time. They don’t jog out ground balls or fly balls, pout after an error or throw their helmet after a strikeout. It doesn’t mean these guys are happy with falling short, it just means these guys truly love the game and play it the right way!

2. They look like they’re having fun! The higher levels in baseball you go, the more “job-like” it becomes. However, how many times have you gone to a professional game and seen players sitting by themselves pouting? I never have! Whether it’s before the game, during, or after, those guys absolutely love every second of being a baseball player! They can often be seen laughing and playfully chiding each other. That said, it is crucial, of course, to understand the difference between having fun and goofing off.

3. He’s a good teammate. Going along the lines with #2, a player that has passion for the game rubs off on all of his teammates. He is not just focused on himself, but really enjoys watching other people be successful. His attitude is infectious and he is able to inspire others to follow his example. If you come to the field with the same attitude day in and day out, people usually like to be around you!

   Every time you walk into a practice or a game, remember that you are getting an opportunity to play a GAME that you love! If you have that approach every single day, baseball will never become a job for you!

 
 

Overview

Training Complex- Our facility located in Chesterfield is unlike anywhere else any team trains, our state of the art facility allows us to train and practice for the upcoming season in a game like environment with our full indoor infield. One Thing will always be true. Players that practice in between practices and games will always have a step up on their competition.
 
One huge benefit of playing with HITZ Baseball is that we train out of our own facility and all our players will have discounted additional access outside their team training, such as batting cage rental, private lessons, speed and agility, etc.
 
Continuity of Instruction from Coaches and Trainers-This is one of the most important parts of a program, our Hitting instruction will be consistent message to all the players. One instructor doesn’t teach one type of hitting while the other teaches another. The same goes for our pitching instructors. This allows our athletes not to have to relearn or start over again as they progress up in age. When or If you sign up for hitting or pitching instruction, you will be with that instructor for the duration of your lessons. You won’t be passes onto one or two different instructors. Our goal is to you the tool to not only be successful at the level that you’re at, but at the next level that you aspire to get to!

Get In Touch

Address:
27088 Morelli Dr
Chesterfield, MI 48094

Phone:
586-948-HITZ