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ANNOUNCEMENT: 2015-2016 Crush Tidal Waves Coaches

10u - Mike Chmiel
11u - Mike Johnson II
12u - George Fickas
13u - Scott Fisher
14u - Mike Johnson I 
14u - Becki Edmondson
15u - Phil Hempen
15u - Neil Moravick
16u - Jim Summaria
16u - Joey Finke
18u - Brian Isola
18u - Frank Gurgone

 

We are very excited to announce the 2015-2016 Crush Tidal Waves coaches!  We have many well respected coaches in this line up as well as coaches that have led teams to STATE and NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS.  2015-2016 looks to be another great year!

Weekend Update

  • Several teams competed in NAFA Nationals 
    • 12u - Scott Fisher finished in 1st place in the top bracket (Platinum) for 12u.  They are the 2015 National Champions.  
    • 15u - Jim Summaria finished in 2nd place in the 16u bracket.
    • 18u - Phil Hempen finished in 2nd place in the 18u bracket.

Congratulations to all players and coaches on the teams above for a great finish to an exciting year.

2015 - 2016 Crush Tidal Waves Softball Tryouts

Tryouts will be held at Lions Park, 1200 Silver Lake Rd, Cary.

Pre-Register now

Date Day Time Age
7/28 Tuesday 6pm-8pm 10U & 11U
       
8/1 Saturday Noon - 3pm 12U
8/1 Saturday 3pm - 6 pm 13U & 14U
       
8/2 Sunday Noon - 3pm 12U
8/2 Sunday 3pm - 6 pm 13U & 14U
       
8/8 Saturday Noon - 3pm 15U & 16U
8/8 Saturday 3pm - 6 pm 18U
       
8/9 Sunday Noon - 3pm 15U & 16U
8/9 Sunday 3pm - 6 pm 18U

Makeups scheduled for August 5th at 6pm or otherwise by appointment.  

PLEASE NOTE: Tryouts begin at the time listed above.  We highly suggest that you come early to fully warm up and are ready to go at the start time.

2014-2015 Trophy Case

10u - Mike Johnson

  • 1st place - USSSA Northern Ice WSQ Fall Freeze Out
  • 1st place - NAFA NIT National Qualifier (Cary, IL)
  • 2nd place - PGF National Qualifier (Roselle, IL)
  • 1st place - USSSA Storm Dayz (Sycamore, IL)
  • 3rd place - USSSA Northern IL State Championship

12u - Scott Fisher

  • 2nd place - McHenry Take a Swing at Cancer (McHenry, IL)
  • 3rd place - NAFA Crush Tidal Waves Tournament (Cary, IL)
  • 1st place - NAFA Illinois Gold Tournament (Davis Junction, IL)
  • 1st place - Freeport Crush Pretzel Twist Classic (Freeport, IL)
  • 1st place - NAFA Midwest NIT Spring 2015 National Qualifier (Cary, IL)
  • 1st place - USSSA Stateline Fury National Qualifier (Roscoe, IL)
  • 1st place - PGF Rockin Summer Spectacular (Roselle, IL)
  • 1st place - USSSA Northern IL 12u State Championship (Rockford, IL)
  • 1st place - NAFA McHenry County Heatwave Tournament National Qualifier "A" Bracket
  • 1st place - NAFA Nationals (Platinum Bracket)

12u - Chuck Hoscheit

  • 2nd place - Vernon Hills Tournament

13u - Mike Johnson

  • 4th place - NAFA NIT National Qualifier (Cary, IL)
  • 2nd place - Vernon Hills Stingers Candotti Classic (Vernon Hills, IL)
  • 5th Place - NAFA Gold Bracket National Championship in MN 

14u - Kurt Farnam

  • 2nd place - NAFA NIT National Qualifier (Cary, IL)
  • 1st place - MLK Tournament (Wisconsin Dells, WI)
  • 3rd place - USSSA Fury Spring Fling (Roscoe, IL)
  • 2nd place - USSSA Memorial Day Classic (Wauconda, IL)
  • 2nd place - USSSA Algonquin Aces WSQ

14u - Ryan McDillon

  • 1st place - NAFA NIT National Qualifier (Cary, IL)
  • 1st place - Palatine Stingray Showdown "Blue bracket"

14u - Neil Moravick

  • 2nd place - NAFA NIT National Qualifier (Cary, IL)
  • 3rd place - Battle of the Champions (Wisconsin Dells, WI)
  • 2nd place - Palatine Stingray Showdown "Blue bracket"

15u - Jim Summaria

  • 1st place - NAFA 16u Open Qualifier (Cary, IL)
  • 2nd place - USSSA 16u "A" Heritage State Classic (Joliet, IL)
  • 2nd place - PGF Battle of the Borders 16u "A" (Salem, WI)
  • 1st place - USSSA 15th Annual Storm Dayz (Sycamore, IL)
  • 1st place - NAFA McHenry County Heatwave Tournament National Qualifier "A" Bracket
  • 2nd Place - NAFA Midwest National
  • 2nd Place - NAFA Nationals Gold Bracket

15u - Joey Finke

  • 3rd place - 6th Annual Lake County Fall Classic
  • 3rd place - Norridge Reckless Father's Day Tournament
  • 3rd place - West Chicago Taylor Made Classic

16u - Frank Gurgone

  • 2nd place - McHenry Take a Swing at Cancer
  • 3rd place - USSSA Belvidere 3rd Annual Fall Blast
  • 2nd place - NAFA IL Gold 16U Open Qualifier
  • Consolation Winner - USSSA NIT Louisville Slugger Open
  • 1st place - NAFA McHenry County Heatwave Tournament National Qualifier "B" Bracket

16u98 - Brian Isola

  • 1st place - NAFA NIT National Qualifier Silver Division (Cary, IL)
  • 1st place - ASA Bloomingdale National Qualifier
  • 2nd place - USSSA Algonquin Aces Fall Fling WSQ
  • 2nd place - PGF/ASA Sparks Regional Championship
  • 2nd Place - USSSA State 16 "A" Tournament

18u - Phil Hempen

  • 3rd place - USSSA Belvidere Blasters 3rd Annual Fall Blast (Belvidere, IL)
  • 3rd place - USSSA Stateline Fury Dad's Day Classic (Roscoe, IL)
  • 1st place - USSSA 15th Annual Storm Dayz (Sycamore, IL)
  • 3rd place - NAFA McHenry County Heatwave Tournament National Qualifier "A" Bracket
  • 2nd Place - NAFA Midwest National