Travel Team 2018

2018 LPBA-Welles Park Travel Program and Tryout Information

 

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2018 Welles Park 8U Travel Baseball

The 8U Welles Park travel team has been designed to complement the house baseball
experience with: professional coaching, off season and season practices,
speed/strength training, vision training, and spring/summer tournaments. The team’s
goal is to guide the development of players’ individual skills, as well as Baseball IQ,
team defense and situational understanding of the game.

8U Information
• Coaching and development will be conducted by LPBA. The actual coaches from LPBA
will be determined at a later time. LPBA involvement includes tryouts, practices, games
and tournaments.
• Weekly team practices in the spring/summer which provide an opportunity for situational
and team defense development.
• Off-season trainings that develop individual skills/fundamentals in a group setting (February
through March)
• Opportunities for skills enrichment (February through July)
Team/Player Selection Criteria

Team/Player Selection Criteria
• Players are eligible to play on the 8U Black Team if they are registered in the WPPA
house league and if their 9th birthday is after April 30th, 2018
• Full commitment to practices, games and tournaments are expected

Player Selection Format
• All players are welcome to attend the tryout
• Tryout Dates: Sunday August 27, 2017 9:00am – 11:00pm
• Tryout location Stadium at Devon & Kedzie (f/k/a Thillens)
Please pre-register through the following link:
8u Tryout Registration – https://goo.gl/ forms/NMdujfF6atWrIZ523
• Player must arrive 15 minutes early to register
• The tryouts will begin promptly at the designated times
• Cost of tryout is $10.00.

Cost
• Estimated cost per player is $1,200


2018 Welles Park 9U Black Travel Baseball

The 9U Welles Park Black travel team has been designed to complement the house baseball experience with: professional coaching, off season and season practices, speed/strength training, vision training, and spring/summer tournaments. The team’s goal is to guide the development of players’ individual skills, as well as Baseball IQ, team defense and situational understanding of the game.

9U Information
• Coaching and development will be conducted by Tug Gillingham and Jacob Rivera of LPBA. This includes tryouts, practices, games and tournaments.
• Weekly team practices in the spring/summer which provide an opportunity for situational and team defense development.
• Off-season trainings that develop individual skills/fundamentals in a group setting (January and February)
• Opportunities for skills enrichment (December through July)

Team/Player Selection Criteria
• Players are eligible to play on the 9U Black Team if they are registered in the WPPA house league and if their 10th birthday is after April 30th, 2018
• Full commitment to practices, games and tournaments are expected

Player Selection Format
• All players are welcome to attend the tryout
• Tryout Dates: Sunday August 27, 2017 11:00am – 1:00pm
• Tryout location Stadium at Devon & Kedzie (f/k/a Thillens)
Please pre-register through the following link:
2018 9u Tryout Registration – https://goo.gl/forms/6bV2QC3mXQBYB6fE3
• Player must arrive 15 minutes early to register
• The tryouts will begin promptly at the designated times
• Cost of tryout is $10.00.

Cost
• Estimated cost per player is $1,200.


2018 Welles Park 13U Red Travel Baseball Tryouts

Place: Stadium at Devon & Kedzie (f/k/a Thillens)
Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm.

This is a closed tryout. Please drop your son off by 12:45pm. Please be back to pick up your son at 3:00pm sharp. Players should supply their own glove, bat and helmet and wear a baseball hat, baseball pants, t-shirt or baseball jersey and non-metal cleats.

There is also a $10 per player fee for the tryout to be paid at the time the child is checked in before the tryout begins.

Register:
13u Tryout Registration – https://goo.gl/forms/Kt7ZKCYsXSa4RE4R2
Note: This tryout is for 13U Red only.

WPPA Travel is for kids who play at an advanced skill level and would like to increase their development through additional training and a schedule of approximately 20-25 additional games including an early season tournament, memorial day tournament, 4th of July tournament and likely will play a tournament in Omaha, Nebraska. 13U Red will play in a local travel league and has practices or games generally on Wednesday evenings and/or Sunday mornings.

Players are eligible to play on the 13U Red Team if they are registered in the WPPA house league and if their 14th birthday is after April 30th, 2018.

Players signing up to play for 13U Red are expected to commit to the team for the entire schedule of games including tournaments.

Coaching and development will be conducted in conjunction with the coaches from Lincoln Park Baseball Academy.

If you have any questions please email:
BrianNach@sbcglobal.net and/or robcontreras@comcast.net.


2018 Welles Park 14U Travel Baseball

The 14U Welles Park travel team has been designed to prepare players for possible
high school baseball experience with: professional coaching, fall development, winter
practices, speed/strength training, vision training, and summer tournaments. The
team’s goal is to guide players through their high school careers and beyond by helping
them to develop individual skills, as well as Baseball IQ, team defense and situational
understanding of the game.

14U Information
• Coaching and development will be conducted by coaches from LPBA. The specific coaches will be determined at a later time. LPBA involvement includes tryouts, practices, games and tournaments. (bios and additional information below)
• Welles Park 14u will likely play in a local travel league and play in several tournaments throughout the spring and summer.
• Weekly team practices in the summer which provide an opportunity for situational and team defense development (June and July)
• Off-season trainings that develop individual skills/fundamentals in a group setting (January and February)
• Opportunities for skills enrichment (December through July)

Team/Player Selection Criteria
• Players are eligible to play on the 14U Black Team if they are registered in the WPPA house league and if their 15th birthday is after April 30th, 2018
• Full commitment to practices, games and tournaments are expected

Player Selection Format
• All players are welcome to attend the tryout
• Tryout Dates: Saturday August 26, 2017 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm
• Tryout location Stadium at Devon & Kedzie (f/k/a Thillens)
Please pre-register:
14u Tryout Registration – https://goo.gl/ forms/ZZG7PiKqZXURaFxy1
• Player must arrive 15 minutes early to register
• The tryouts will begin promptly at the designated times

Cost
• Estimated Cost per player for the travel team is $1,300.


The 2017 LPBA/Welles Park travel teams:

The list of high schools our 2017 travel team players played for this season.

Lincoln Park 4
Payton 4
Lane Tech 3
Jones 3
Whitney Young 4
Morton West 2
Loyola 1

10U Travel Team

10U Travel Team

12U Travel Team

12U Travel Team

13U Travel Team

13U Travel Team

15U Travel Team

15U Travel Team

16U Travel Team

16U Travel Team

LPBA All Star/Travel Team and House league Coaching Program (practices/games) 
Coaches-This is a great opportunity to improve your team practices and games.
This hands-on field training for players and coaches is offered throughout the 2016 spring and summer season. LPBA coaches can run multiple practices or your entire season. Each session will follow an age-appropriate curriculum. Members of LPBA’s professional staff will come to your practice field and work with individual coaches and players to improve fundamentals, hitting and pitching skills while also conducting game style drills to enhance your players abilities and fun on the field. LPBA professional coaches can also be on hand to coach your house or all star teams games.
For pricing and details, contact Steve Borg at 312.246.1616 or  sborg@lpba.co

We learn, grow and teach together!
Competitive teams with professional training and development

2016 LPBA-Welles Park 14U Travel Team 
  

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