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Teams Registered

12u - 16 Team Max (Full) 14u - 16 Team Max (Full)
11u SliverHawks Dennison Tidal Waves 13u
CTW 12u NJ GTS 14U Green
GTS Elk Grove Heat 14u EV
CTW 12U GP Yorkville Foxes 13u
Statline Fury 11U JR GTS 14U Black
STC Silver Hawks 11u - Shipbaugh Silver Hawks Dennison-Wintlend
Midwest Aftershock 12MW Orland Park A's 13U
12u Midwest Aftershock SD CTW '06 MJ
STC SilverHawks VC 13u Midwest Aftershock
Warren Wave 12U SM Illinois Gold 06 - Nevdal
Stateline Fury 12U Black Grant Dawgs 14U JS
Oak Park Windmills 09 IL Lady Hawks 13u Evans
Lady Hawks 12u Chicago Batbusters 14U - AF
WI Lightning 12U Futures STC Silver Hawks 13u Montavon
Mundelein 12U MK Stingers JP

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. .

Contact Phil Hempen at for additional information.

2020 - 2021 Crush Tidal Waves

8u   Futures - Kristie Bierdeman
10u Developmental TBD
10u - Phil Hempen / Scott Fisher - Full

11u 09- Dan Kozlowski  - Full

11u 09- Josh Nordahl    - Full             
12u 08- Nicole Jordan - Pitcher / Utility
12u 08- George Pugh -Full
13u 07- Brent Carroll - Full
13u 07- John Rodgers -Full

14u06 - Michael Johnson Sr- 1 or 1A pitcher needed

15u 05 - Don Di Silvio - Full

16u       -  Chuck Smith - Pitcher / Utility

16u 04-  Mike Johnson -Full

18u -        George Kiddy - Full

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


Interested in Coaching?

 Please submit the form below for consideration.

CTW Futures Program

Registration for our 2021 U8 Futures Program for the spring 2021season is now open.   

Registration is open for for all players born in  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.  

We are planning on open practices in September for new players.    

For additional program details contact Phil Hempen at


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