Q. Who will coach the team?
The primary coaches will be Joey Wolfe and Kevin Eichborn. Joey and Kevin both have experience as professional baseball players in the minor leagues. Joey was a catcher and Kevin was a pitcher. Other coaches will assist as needed.
Q. What are the age requirements?
- 13U team for players born on or after May 1, 2004.
- 14U team for players born between May 1, 2003 and April 30, 2004.
Q. What is the length of the season?
The season will begin the week of July 17th and will end September 30th.
Q. When and where will the team practice?
The team will practice three days a week. There will be two 2-hour practices on the fields, and a 1-hour indoor batting practice at Paradigm Sport. The times, days of week, and field locations are TBD. As an additional benefit, travel team players will automatically be eligible to participate in Paradigm Sport's Youth Training program, which provides strength, agility, and conditioning work to improve overall athleticism.
Q. What field dimensions will be used?
The 13U team will play on a 54'-80' (PONY) field. The 14U team will play on a 60'-90' (high school) field.
Q. What tournaments will the team play?
The exact set of tournaments has not been decided, but the team will play tournaments approximately every other weekend, with games on both Saturdays and Sundays. Most tournaments will not require overnight stays, but some tournaments will require a long drive and one or two nights in hotels.
Q. How many players will be on a team?
The teams will be limited to 14 players.
Q. What will it cost to be on the team?
The cost will be $495/month. Fees for July will be pro-rated. Players are expected to commit for the entire season. Therefore, even if players are unable to participate in one or more tournaments, they will be obligated to pay for the entire 2.5-month season.
The program costs include a uniform (cap, jersey, pants) and tournament entry fees. Travel expenses for players are not covered by these fees.