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2017 Travel Baseball Tryout Schedules

Open team tryouts will occur Dec 2016 or Jan 2017. At this time the 11 and 12 year old A and B teams have been set, and the following information is for the 8, 9 and 10 YO teams:

10A/B Travel Teams

To register (or for any questions)  contact A team coach Mike Rose (mrose@starbucks.com) or B team coach Kevin Dougherty (kevjendoc3@verizon.net).

All events open to any child within DAA borders of age 10 or under on April 30, 2017.

All events at Intensity Sports Training (3633 Old Easton Rd, Doylestown, PA 18902). 

Open Workouts  (Cost is $15 per player for facility rental, payable upon arrival.)

o   Jan  9, 2017    6:30-8pm   (completed)

o   Jan 16, 2017   6:30-8pm   

o   Jan 23, 2017   TBD (Announcement will be made at the 1/16 workout)

Tryout  (no fee).  Note: these are joint tryouts for both A and B teams at the same time.

o   Jan 30, 2017   6:30-8pm  


9B Travel Team

All events are open to any child within DAA borders of age 9 or under on April 30, 2017. 

All events are at All Star Baseball Academy (1537 Campus Drive Warminster, PA 215-672-1826).

To register, or for any questions, contact head coach Jack LeMay (jlemay6@gmail.com).

 

Open Workout: will take place on Thursday January 5th from 7:00-8:30PM. (Cost is $10 per player for facility rental and professional trainers, payable upon arrival.)


Team Tryout: will be Sunday January 8th at 2PM. The tryout is free.


8A Travel Team


All events are open to any child within DAA borders of age 8 or under on April 30, 2017. 

All events are at Intensity Sports Training (3633 Old Easton Rd, Doylestown, PA 18902).


Open Workouts (Cost is $15 per player for facility rental and professional coaches, payable upon arrival.)

     o   Tuesday    Jan 3    7-8 pm 

     o   Tuesday    Jan 10  6-7pm   

 

8A Team Tryouts  (no fee)

    o   Saturday      Jan 21  12 – 1:30pm

 

Please note, this tryout is for the 8A Team only.  The 8B Team will have a separate tryout schedule.  Players who are cut from the 8A team will have the opportunity to tryout for the 8B team.  Please consider, the 8B Team may also have cuts to reach their required roster limit. Players who make the 8A Team will begin weekly winter workouts Jan 31 (Tuesday nights from 6-7 pm @ Intensity).

 

 

 

Travel Baseball Overview  

Doylestown Baseball offers a travel baseball program that is available to all registered players. Players are selected based on tryouts and teams are selected to play baseball at the highest competitive level for youth baseball. Participating in travel baseball requires a significant time commitment and an earnest dedication to learning and playing baseball, at both the individual and team level. Tryouts for spring teams are held in December-January. Tryouts for summer teams are held during the first two weeks of June.

Doylestown Baseball travel players are required to play in the spring in-house leagues. Play in the in-house league is intended to provide additional experience and game play where travel players can practice new skills, positions and techniques without the pressure of travel league game play. Travel players are expected to be good role models to non-travel players and should help non-travel players learn and enjoy the game wherever possible.

In 2017 Doylestown Baseball will field ten junior baseball spring travel teams in the spring season: 8A, 8B, 9A, 9B, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B.  All these teams will participate in the appropriate divisions in the Suburban Travel Baseball League (SBTL). The SBTL fields teams from Bucks and Montgomery counties as well as New Jersey. Typical travel times for regular league play are no more than 45 minutes from Doylestown.

During the spring, travel players will practice on one weekday evening and play SBTL games on Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons. These practices and games are in addition to in-house league games and practices.

During the summer, Doylestown Baseball typically fields 10 summer tournament teams at  all those same age groups, along with one or two teams at the 7U age. The “A” teams from 8U – 12U are designated to participate in the Cal Ripken Baseball Tournament. The 7U and 8U – 12U “B” teams participate in various summer baseball tournaments.

It is important to recognize that skill levels and growth in youth baseball can vary significantly from year to year, so it is not uncommon for selected players to move from one roster to another within their age group for a given year as their skill levels are assessed.

Travel Baseball is intended to be financially self-sufficient. This means that players need to contribute towards uniforms, umpire fees, league fees, insurance, tournaments, and possible off season gym time for batting cages or practice. Coaches can give each team an expected cost for the season per player for that squad based on the expected practice and tournament schedule.

 

2017 Travel Coaches

Team Age Group Travel Coach
Travel 8A  8 Carlos Valdes
Travel 8B 8
Travel 9 A 9 Glenn Borgmann
Travel 9 B 9 Jack LeMay
Travel 10 A 10 Mike Rose
Travel 10 B 10 Kevin Dougherty
Travel 11 A 11 Tim Mahony
Travel 11 B 11 Jon Boyle
Travel 12 A 12 Bobby Boehm
Travel 12 B 12 Carl Zentmayer
Connie Mack ages 13-16 see link “About SrBaseball

** = Summer Only

 

Any questions that cannot be answered or resolved by the league directors or travel coaches can be directed to: