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2018 Season Tryouts

Greetings parents and players!  The tryout schedule for the K/1/2 In-house League, Community League, Traveling and West Metro Thunder has been set.  Tryouts for 14U & 16U West Metro Thunder as well as 14U Community League will be held on Saturday, March 17 while K/1/2 In House, 10U & 12U Community League and all Traveling will have tryouts on Sunday, March 18.  Both tryouts will be in the Chaska High School gyms.

Traveling League (Sunday, March 18): 
Parents must accompany each player to assist with check in, uniform sizing, and to attend an important parent meeting prior to tryouts.  Parents are not allowed to be in the gym during tryouts.  Players should bring batting helmets with mask, fielding masks, gloves, bats, a water bottle, and wear tennis shoes and comfortable clothing.  A copy of the players birth certificate and an updated photo should also be presented at the time of check in.  If multiple teams are formed at a given age level, teams will be formed based on ability.  The schedule is as follows:

8U: 
Check In and Uniform Sizing:  11:30-12:00
Parent Meeting (In H.S. Commons):  12:00-12:15
Tryouts:  12:15-1:45

10U: 
Check In and Uniform Sizing:  1:15-1:45
Parent Meeting (In H.S. Commons):  1:45-2:00
Tryouts:  2:00-4:00*
*Pitchers and catchers will also be evaluated during this time.

12U:
Check In and Uniform Sizing:  3:30-4:00
Parent Meeting (In H.S. Commons): 4:00-4:15
Tryouts:  4:15-6:45*
*Pitchers and catchers will also be evaluated during this time.

In House & 10U & 12U Community League (Sunday, March 18):
Evaluations will be focusing on fielding, throwing, hitting, catching fly-balls, and pitching for those players that would like to pitch.  The purpose of the evaluations is to form the teams evenly.  Teams will not be formed at the A-B-C levels.  Every player that is registered will be placed on a team.  Players should bring a batting helmet with mask, bat, glove, water bottle, and wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes.  Extra helmets and bats will be provided if needed. 

K/1/2:
Check in and uniform sizing:  10:45-11:15
Parent Meeting in H.S. Commons:  11:15-11:30
Tryouts:  11:30-11:00

10U Community:
Check in and uniform sizing:  12:30-1:00
Parent Meeting in H.S. Commons:  1:00-1:15
Tryouts:  1:15-3:00

12U Community:
Check in and uniform sizing:  2:30-3:00
Parent Meeting in H.S. Commons:  3:00-3:15
Tryouts:  3:15-5:00

Tickets purchased for the BBQ, Brews & Bingo fundraiser will be given out at check-in.  Please do not leave without your tickets.  If for any reason a player is unable to participate in tryouts or if you have any questions or concerns please contact the Traveling Co-Directors, Jason Karrmann, at jkarrmann@embarqmail.com or Krystal DeBruine at mkdebruine@live.com.

14U & 16U West Metro Thunder & 14U Community League (Saturday, March 17): 
Parents must accompany each player to assist with check in, uniform sizing, and to attend an important parent meeting prior to tryouts.  Parents are not allowed to be in the gym during tryouts.  Players should bring batting helmets with mask, fielding masks, gloves, bats, a water bottle, and wear tennis shoes and comfortable clothing.  A copy of the players birth certificate and an updated photo should also be presented at the time of check in.  If multiple teams are formed at a given age level, teams will be formed based on ability.  The schedule is as follows:

14U & 16U WMT & 14U Community: 
Check In and Uniform Sizing:  12:00-12:30
Parent Meeting (In H.S. Commons):  12:30-12:45
Tryouts:  12:45-2:45*

*Pitchers and Catchers will be evaluated at this time.

If for any reason a player is unable to participate in tryouts or if you have any questions or concerns please contact the West Metro Thunder Director, Mark Dolan, at mtdolan@gmail.com.
 

Thank you.