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2016-2017 Tryout Dates have been announced

We are excited to announce our tryout dates for the upcoming travel softball season which officially starts August 1st.  For those interested in attending tryouts we ask that you register with us at the link below to ensure that we have adequate coverage on each date.

All tryouts will take place at Lions Park on Silver Lake Road in Cary. (Just north of Three Oaks Road).

The chart below indicates eligibility based on birth year.

2006 10U
2005 11U
2004 12U
2003 13U
2002 14U
2001 15U
2000 16U
1998 & 1999 18U

2016-2017 Tryout Dates (arrive 15min early)

Day Date Time * Ages
Tuesday 07-26-2016 6:30-8:30 pm 10u, 11u
Wednesday 07-27-2016 6:30-8:30 pm By Appointment
Saturday 07-30-2016 10 am – Noon 10u, 11u
1 pm - 3 pm 18u
4 pm - 6 pm By Appointment
Sunday 07-31-2016 Noon – 2 pm 12u
3 pm - 5 pm 18u
Tuesday 08-02-2016 6:30-8:30 pm By Appointment
Wednesday 08-03-2016 6:30-8:30 pm 10u, 11u, 12u
Saturday 08-06-2016 9 am – Noon 12u, 13u, 14u
1 pm - 4 pm 15u, 16u
4pm - 6pm By Appointment
Sunday 08-07-2016 Noon – 2 pm 12u, 13u, 14u
2 pm - 5 pm 15u, 16u
Tuesday 08-09-2016 6:30-8:30 pm 15u, 16u, 18u
Wednesday 08-10-2016 6:30-8:30 pm 15u, 16u, 18u

2016-2017 Crush Tidal Waves Head Coach List

 
10u - Mike Chmiel 
11u - Don Di Silvio
12u - Mike Johnson II 
13u - George Fickas  
14u - Scott Fisher  
14u - TBD
 
 
15u - Mike Johnson I
16u - Phil Hempen
16u - TBD
18u - Jim Summaria 
18u - Joey Finke 
18u - Frank Gurgone
 

 

We are finalizing our 2016-2017 Crush Tidal Waves coaching staffs.  We have many well respected coaches in this line up as well as coaches that have led teams to STATE and NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS.  2016-2017 looks to be another great year!

To schedule a private tryout contact Mike Johnson: jdog@dogkat.com or 847-722-3349 

 

2015-2016 Trophy Case

10u - Mike Chmiel

  • 1st Place - Slammers Splash Tournament
  • 3rd Place - NAFA State Tournament 
  • 1st Place - ASA Roselle Rockers Fall Classic 
  • 3rd Place - USSSA Louisville Slugger LXT NIT
  • 2nd Place - Warren Wave Wipeout

11u - Mike Johnson II

  • 3rd Place - Bloomingdale Blast Summer Bomb

12u - George Fickas

  • 3rd Place - NAFA McHenry Heatwave Tournament
  • 1st Place - Marengo Fall Frenzy Tournament
  • 1st Place - NAFA IL Gold Qualifier
  • 3rd Place - USSSA Freeport Midwest Mayhem
  • 3rd Place - USSSA Memorial Day Blowout
  • 3rd Place - USSSA ICE Summer Celebration NIT Qualifier

13u - Scott Fisher

  • 2nd place - 2015 NAFA Midwest NIT Fall National Qualifier
  • 1st place - Illinois Gold Spring NAFA 14u Qualifier
  • 3rd place - Illinois Gold Summer Kick Off Qualifier
  • 2nd Place - ICE Summer Celebration
  • 1st Place  - USSSA Northern IL State 13U Champions
  • 2nd Place - NAFA McHenry County Heatwave - B Bracket

14u - Mike Johnson 

  • 1st place - 2015 NAFA Midwest NIT Fall National Qualifier
  • 2nd place - Mother's Day Bash (Spring Team)
  • 1st place -  Barrington Spring Classic (Spring Team)
  • 3rd Place - Queen of Diamonds ASA "A" National Qualifier - Bid Offer

14u - Becki Edmundson

  • 2nd place - 2016 Mother's Day Bash (Spring Team)
  • 1st place - 2016 Barrington Spring Classic (Spring Team)

16u - Phil Hempen

  • 3rd Place  - NAFA Midwest Nationals "Silver"
  • 3rd Place  - USSSA Northern IL State A Championship
  • 4th Place  - NAFA IL State Tournament
  • 2nd Place  - NAFA IL Gold Summer Qualifier
  • 2nd Place  - USSSA Lisle Slammers Fall Bash
  • 3rd Place  -  USSSA Belvidere Blasters Fall Bash

16u - Neil Moravick

  • 3rd Place  - ASA Palatine Stingray Tournament
  • 2nd Place - Roselle Rockers Fall Bash
  • 3rd Place - USSSA Skokie Field of Dreams
  • 2nd Place - ASA Grayslake Pride
  • 2nd Place - Northbrook Spartan Classic (Gold Bracket)

16u - Jim Summaria

  • 2nd Place - NAFA Midwest Nationals "Gold"
  • 4th Place  - USSSA Northern IL State A Championship
  • 1st Place - NAFA IL State Tournament
  • 2nd Place - PGF Summer Heat Wave 

16u - Joey Finke

  • 3rd Place - ASA Aces Wild - Moline,IL
  • 2nd Place -USSSA Algonquin Aces Summer Sizzler
  • 4th Place-  USSSA 17thAnnual Heritage Classic National Qualifier
  • 3rd Place - Winter Classic Tournament - NAFA National Qualifier

18u - Frank Gurgone

  • 4th Place  - NAFA Midwest National "Gold"
  • 2nd Place  - USSSA Lisle Slammers Fall Bash

18u - Brian Isola

  • 2nd Place - Warren Wave Wipeout
  • 1st Place - USSSA Independence Day Blast Open Qualifier
  • 2nd Place - PGF Heat Summer Classic - "B" Bracket