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    Looking for a team for 2020-21?

    The CTW Fastpitch organization is a premier girls fastpitch organization based in Crystal Lake that offers a 12-month training program, including indoor workouts in our 15,000 square-foot NexGEN Training Center.

    Practices are organized in a way to keep players engaged and enhance fundamentals while also working on the mental side of the game.

    Please fill out the registration below for consideration.  Established dates for age groups is listed below and adjustments may be needed to adhere to Governmental and CDC guidelines for Covid-19.. 

    Contact Phil Hempen at for additional information.

    If you unavailable on these dates, please send in request for private tryout.

    Interested in Coaching for 2020 - 2021?

     Please submit the form below for consideration.

    2019 - 2020 Crush Tidal Waves

    10u 09- Dan Kozlowski  
    10u 09- Josh Nordahl                      
    11u 08- Nicole Jordan 
    11u 08- Phil Hempen 
    12u 07- Brent Carroll 
    12u 07- Ed Gottstein 

    13u 06- Dawn Jackson 

    14u 05 - Don Di Silvio 

    16u 04- Mike Johnson 

    16u 03- Matt Berg
    18u  01/02- Michael Johnson Sr

    To schedule a private tryout contact please contact Phil Hempen at or 224-558-8806. 


    CTW Futures Program

    Registration for our 2020 U8 Futures Program for the spring 2020 season is now open.   

    Registration is open for for all players born in 2011, 2012, or 2013.   This program will focus on skill development  and will  include group hitting and pitching lessons

    The  target schedule is 35 to 40 games to be played locally in the Chicagoland area and will consist of league games, double headers, round robin,  and tournaments.  

    Indoor practices will be held on Saturday's from 1 to 3pm starting Saturday,  January 18th.    

    For additional program details contact Phil Hempen at


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