Teams Looking for Players


IMPORTANT TRYOUT INFORMATION FOR COACHES:

Tryouts may not occur prior to August 1.

7U

  • Topeka Sharks 7U machine pitch is having tryouts August 26th at 9am for the 2018 season. At the Seaman High School varsity baseball field. The Topeka Sharks are looking for commited players that want to have fun, play a lot of baseball, have good attitudes and that are coachable. Topeka Sharks will be a 1st year team that is building looking for kids and parents that want to stick together.  Any questions email at TopekaSharks1@gmail.com  or call Marc at (785) 608-0711
  • 7u Topeka Diamondbacks will be holding tryouts Tuesday August 1st, Shawnee North #2 between 6:00-8pm.  We are a competitive team looking to play in 2-4 tournaments and plan to start practices in Mid-January.  We are looking for dedicated, coachable kids who want to learn the fundamentals of the game. Please contact Marc Weir, 785-221-3701 or marcweir1@hotmail.com, if you have any additional questions.
  • The Topeka Bandits 7U machine pitch baseball team will be holding tryouts on Sat, Aug 5, from 2-4pm at Bettis Family Sports Complex PeeWee1.  We are a very close nit, family orientated team who’s focus on fundamentals and individual improvement is second to none.   We do off season practices, lots of off-field activities, camping, movies, bowling and other FUN activities together. This is our teams 2nd season, 1st year for machine pitch. I have been coaching youth sports for 15+ years and I absolutely love the feeling of seeing a child achieve one of their goals.  We have a great group of coaches who focus on three key values. 1. Fundamentals.  Good fundamentals are the basis of developing a good baseball player. 2. Respect.  We respect our coaches, umpires, and ourselves.  Self-respect and serf-confidence go hand and hand. 3. Have Fun!!!  If a child has fun playing the GAME of baseball, then he’ll want to keep playing as he develops and gets older.  If you have any questions regarding our tryouts or our team please contact me. Isreal T. Owens, isitowens@yahoo.com
  • 7u Topeka Drillers will have tryouts on August 5th, starting at 10 AM, Bettis Sports Complex – PeeWee Field #1.  The Drillers will be playing in 7u for a 2nd year. We are looking for dedicated families and ball players who enjoy the game. Next season we will be playing the SCABA league schedule and at least 3 tournaments.  Our team will get together some this winter (indoors) to practice and build team camaraderie, then hit the ground running as it warms up.  If you have any questions or if the tryout time doesn’t work for you please contact Randall at rdapratoksu@yahoo.com or 785-806-3869.

9U

  • Topeka Force 9u is haveing tryouts August 3rd at 6p.m. at Bettis Sports Complex field peewee #1.Topeka Force is looking for commited players that want to have fun, play a lot of baseball, have good attitudes and that are coachable. Topeka Force will be a 2nd year team that is building looking for kids and parents that want to stick together. All the Force ask for is have fun, play there best at all times and keep very positive attitudes with good sportsmanship. Any questions email Mark or Tony at topekaforce1@gmail.com.
  • 9U Wolfpack Baseball will be hosting tryouts for the upcoming 2018 Baseball Season August 6th from 6-8pm Jim Parrish Field at Bettis Sports Complex. Next Season we will be playing in 5 tournaments as well as league. We are looking for hard working kids and parents that will join our close family oriented group. We focus not only on the game of baseball and getting better but also creating friendships that will last forever. Please come prepared to pitch as well as batting and fielding drills. If you cannot make the 6th please contact Randy (785) 438-8005 for private tryouts. Thank you
  • 9u first year team is looking for players for all positions, wanting players that want to work hard and that are dedicated to build this team, we will play league with the possibility of some tournaments, we are looking to build a team that will stick together throughout the upcoming seasons, will be hosting tryouts in August. Please contact Brad Reece at 785-506-6611 or email bradleyreece76@gmail.com
  • Diamond Kings 9u will be having tryouts on Tuesday August 1st from 8-10pm on Pee Wee #1 at Bettis Sports Complex for the upcoming 2017-18 season.  We were 53-14 as 8u with a league championship and multiple tournament championships including the 8u MO/KAN State.  We are a highly competitive team looking for smart, athletic, and skilled baseball players who want to work hard and play the game at a high level.   Please come warmed up and ready to go at 8:00 PM.  We will look to play 4 tournaments in the fall and 10-12 in the spring.  If you can’t make the August 1st tryout and would like a private tryout or have any other questions contact Ryan at 785-230-5493 or ryanjodimac@sbcglobal.net.
  • The Topeka Bandits 9U kid pitch baseball team will be holding tryouts on Wed, Aug 2 from 6-8pm at Bettis Family Sports Complex PeeWee1.  We will have a callback tryout on Fri, Aug 4, from 6-8pm also at Bettis Family Sports Complex PeeWee1. We are a very close nit, family orientated team who’s focus on fundamentals and individual improvement is second to none.   We do off season practices, lots of off-field activities, camping, movies, bowling and other FUN activities together. This is our teams 4th season, 1st year for kid pitch. We finished up this past season with a 41-7 record and are looking to build on that this upcoming year. We will play in approximately 7-10 tournaments next year. I have been coaching youth sports for 15+ years and I absolutely love the feeling of seeing a child achieve one of their goals.  We have a great group of coaches who focus on three key values. 1. Fundamentals.  Good fundamentals are the basis of developing a good baseball player. 2. Respect.  We respect our coaches, umpires, and ourselves.  Self-respect and serf-confidence go hand and hand. 3. Have Fun!!!  If a child has fun playing the GAME of baseball, then he’ll want to keep playing as he develops and gets older. If you have any questions regarding our tryouts or our team please contact me. Isreal T. Owens, isitowens@yahoo.com
  • Topeka Aces 9U will have tryouts on Saturday August 5th from 10AM-12PM on Jim Parrish Field.  We are looking to fill multiple positions with families that are dedicated and kids that are athletic, skilled and coachable to complete our team. We will play in 7-10 tournaments in the 2018 season. We will have a few practices this summer/fall and winter workouts begin in January. If you have any questions please contact Rich Johnston at richjohnston49@gmail.com
  • The 9U Lightning is looking for dedicated parents and players with a positive attitude. We are looking for committed players who want to develop the fundamentals of baseball while learning good sportsmanship and how to be a good teammate. We are planning to practice and play in one tournament late this fall. We will play league and play in 4-5 tournaments in 2018. The main focus is for the boys will be to have fun, learn how to play the game, and still be a kid. Our coaches believe in making baseball fun but also asking the players to give 100% every pitch.  We will have tryouts on Aug 1st 6-8pm at a private field (call for directions) and also Aug 8th 6-8pm. on Harold North Field at the Bettis Complex.  If you have any questions or are unable to attend on theses dates, please contact David Dobbs at (816)522-5166 or dobbsdavidnicole@gmail.com.

10U

  • The 9U (going to 10U) Outlaws will be hosting a tryout on Aug 1 from 8-10pm on Harold North Field.  We have a league record of 22-6 over the last two seasons and have won multiple tournaments at Johnson County 3&2.  We plan to play 5-7 tournaments in the 2018 season.  We are looking for dedicated, coachable kids who want to learn the fundamentals of the game.  Please contact Danny Lichtenauer at 249-9191 in you have any questions or would like to tryout and are unavailable on Aug 1.
  • The Topeka Royals 10U team will be holding tryouts on Wednesday August 2nd at 6PM on Jim Parrish Field and Sunday August 6th at 1PM on Jim Parrish.  We are a competitive team that will play SCABA league and 6-8 tournaments next Spring.  Please contact Jerrod Ansley at jerroda@hotmail.com or 785.221.3560 if you have any questions or if you need to set up an alternative tryout time
  • The 2017-2018 10U Lightning is looking for dedicated parents and players who like to play baseball to be a part of a newly formed 10U team. We are looking for committed players who want to develop the fundamentals of baseball while learning how to be a good teammate. We are planning to practice this fall and start playing games in the spring. We will play league and may play in a few local tournaments. The main focus is for the boys to have fun and learn how to play the game.  The tryout will be held Thursday, August 3 at 6:00 p.m. on Harold North Field at the Bettis Complex.  If you have any questions or are unable to attend on this date, please email Josh Cormier (jcor316@hotmail.com) or Brian Loy (brianwloy@gmail.com)
  • Experienced Coach, looking to build not just a team but a tight knit group of kids and parents. I have done it with my 12U team and looking to do the same thing with a 10U team.. I have a great core group of kids but I am looking to fill about 5 spots.. I am big on fundamentals and will work tirelessly with your kids until they learn to anticipate what is going to happen..  I will have tryouts August 1st  from 6:30 to 8:30 August 3rd From 6:30 to 8:30 August 5th from 10 to noon and August 6th From 3pm to 5pm..  I have been coaching Youth Baseball at SCABA for 10 years and take great pride in working with kids.. If you want your kid to develop, and enjoy the game please contact me at 785-969-0325.. Also references can be contacted and provided upon request. Thank you!
  • 10u NE Brawlers , Meriden based 2nd year team looking to fill spots with Athletes that want to play balanced between competitive  and wanting to become better players, good families a must!. Looking to play one fall tourney, possibly fall ball, SCABA league, and 5-7 tourneys. If this interests you, we are holding tryouts Aug 1st at Lacey field in Meriden (10 miles north of Topeka off K-4 hwy from 24 hwy – down street from Catholic Church) at 6:30pm, also at SCABA on Harold North field – Aug 5th 10am, and possibly Aug 6th at 1pm – If another time works better please contact Thomas at 785-817-1962 or tomhkeating@yahoo.com
  • The 9u (moving to) 10u Topeka Rough Riders are going to be hosting tryouts Aug 1st and Aug 2nd from 6-8 pm on Harold North field at Bettis complex Shawnee Lake. My assistant coaches and I are looking for 2 dedicated and coachable kids to fill our roster. We finished above 500 this year and won The Fathers Day Classic tournament at 3&2 . We will be playing in 5-7 tournaments this upcoming season as well as league play. We believe in teaching the fundamentals of the game. We have a great group of kids and  parents. My contact information if you have any questions.   Larry O’Connor  head coach  Work # 785-861-7011 Cell # 785-806-3271   Email.    onewaycollision@cox.net
  • 10U Baseball team at SCABA will be hosting tryouts August 8th & 15th from 6-8pm on Jim Parrish Field. We are looking for coachable, experienced, athletic players and supportive families who are serious about baseball to add to our well rounded core of players for the upcoming season. Aside from league play we plan on doing fall ball & atleast 4-5 tournaments. Last season we played in over 30 games including multiple tournaments and plan to do the same this season. Fall practices and Winter workouts will be held once a week with mandatory attendance from mid August to November and will pick back up in January. Any questions feel free to email completebaseball2018@yahoo.com.

11U

  • 11U Topeka Tigers baseball will be holding tryouts for the 2018 season on August 1st at Shawnee North #4 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Looking for pitchers and catchers but all positions players are welcome. Please contact Matt Narsh at mattnarsh@yahoo.com if interested in attending the August 1st tryout.
  • The Kansas Crush 11U baseball team will be holding a tryout on Tuesday, August 1st from 6:00PM to 8:00 PM at Bettis Complex, on Pee Wee 1.  We are a well-established organization looking for a few great baseball families with dedicated and skilled players to help us build on our past success.  Winter workouts are a requirement and will begin in early January at our indoor facility. We will compete in the 11U league at Bettis, and will play in multiple tournaments in 2018.  For additional information, or private tryout dates, contact Juan Alvarez at 785-640-7490 or jalvarez@midwaywholesale.com
  • The Lawrence Diamondbacks 11u are holding an open tryout on August 5, 2017 at YSC in Lawrence from 1-3pm.  We are looking for 2 players to help take us from a AA to a AAA team next year.  We play league games in Topeka (SCABA) and will play in 6-7 tournaments over the Spring/Summer including a trip next year to Omaha during the College World Series.  Please contact Casey Cook at cccook@ku.edu with any questions.
  • The 11u StormChasers will be holding a tryout on Wednesday, August 2nd @ 8:00 on the Peewee #2 field and again on Saturday August 5th at noon on the same field.  Any questions or RSVP’s please contact Scott @ 785-409-4825 or Jason @ 785-458-9076.

12U

  • 12u travel and league. 12u boys baseball team, travel, looking for players for fall 2017 and summer 2018 season. Boys going into 6th and some 7th not born before May 1, 2005 (USSSA cut off).  League and tourneys combined we play 35-45 games a summer and travel no more than hour away.  We play most but not all weekends starting late April and end beginning of July.  We do not play Memorial Day weekend.  Furthest we go is KC, Lawrence, Emporia, Manhattan for USSSA play. Play some of the Ken Berry day tournaments.    Expected to play fall ball even if you can’t make every game.  We begin indoor practice in January.    Have a core group of great attitude/hard working kids, looking to add a few more, had a few older kids that had to move on due to age cut off/younger remaining at 12u.  Contact Art Oczko. hurricaneditka75@yahoo.com 785-817-5663
  • The 12U Topeka Titans are looking to add competitive, athletic, and dedicated players and families that have a passion for baseball. We will have fall practices and a few fall tournaments. Spring/Summer, we will play league games at SCABA and compete in approximately 6-8 tournaments. Tryouts are Tuesday, August 1st 8-10pm on Jim Parrish Field and Wednesday, August 2nd 8-10pn Jim Parrish Field. If you are unable to make the tryout time and would like to request an individual tryout time, please contact me at the below number or email address. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. To pre-register or for more information please contact Jason Lehnherr 785-925-6075   jasonl@glorydayspizza.com
  • The Topeka Thunder 12u are looking for 2 coachable players to finalize a roster for the 2018 season.  We will be playing AA for the 2018 season. We will be assembling a fall ball team to play at Ken Berry as well.  Participation in the fall team is not mandatory. We will be conducting fall practices from Sept to November. Indoor winter workouts will begin in mid-January. Baseball will have to be the primary sport, and attendance will be necessary at games, and tournaments.  We will play league at SCABA and play in 6 tournaments, including the State tournament. Tournaments will be in Kansas City, Topeka, and possibly Lawrence or Manhattan.  Tryouts will be August 2nd and 7th from 6-8pm at PeeWee #2.  For information call James Norwood (785) 438-7731 or, flinthillsbbq@yahoo.com or  Ryan Essman ryan_essman@yahoo.com  (785) 231-4762.
  • Next Level Baseball will be hosting tryouts for players 12U-18U. August 1st at SCABA, please visit NextLevelBaseballAcademy.com or duncanmatt32@gmail.com for more information.  14U-18U Elite Major teams. 11-13U different competition levels
  • The 2018 Kansas Crush 12U baseball team will be looking for a few dedicated families for the 2018 season.  This is a competitive AAA team that played nearly 50 games this past season.  We will play SCABA league and around 8 tournaments next season.  Winter workouts are required and will begin in January.  For more information and to set up a tryout please call or text Brian at 785-231-9340 or by email to blhorak@msn.com.
  • The 12U Midwest Mudcats will hold tryouts for the 2018 season on August 1st and August 3rd from 6-8 pm on Jim Parrish field both nights.  We are looking to add players and families who have drive, passion, and a willingness to learn the game.  We plan to play league at SCABA and an additional 7-8 tournaments next year including State and World Series   We will hold 4-5 fall practices and start our winter workouts in February.   Please feel free to contact me with any questions.  Bill Wheatley (785) 969-2680 or billw@windowdesignco.com
  • The 12U Topeka Avengers are looking to a our roster.  We are looking for dedicated young men that love to play baseball.  We play league at SCABA and play 6 or so tournaments throughout the summer.  We plan on playing fall baseball including a tournament or two.  We run indoor winter workouts and then start outdoors as soon as the weather lets us.  We will host two tryouts.  The first will be August 2nd from 8 – 10pm and the second will be August 5th from 2 -4pm.  If you have any questions or would like to learn more about our baseball team you can call Craig Freeman @ 785-213-5700 or email him at captaincraig45@yahoo.com.
  • SHAWNEE COUNTY STORM CHASERS 12U are looking to fill our roster with a few dedicated players and families with the love for baseball.   We will have fall practices and play in 1-2 tournaments.  Indoor practices will begin in January to prepare for the spring and summer season.  We plan to play league at SCABA with 8-9 tournaments with possible travel.  We will host a tryout on Thursday August 3rd from 6:00-8:00 on Jerry Robinson Field.  Please contact Scott Ternes at coachternes32@yahoo.com 785-640-9062 for more information or to pre-register for this tryout.

13U

  • Kansas Cannons (13 Major)- Will hold private tryouts for those who are ready to compete at this level. We’ll play 13 Major this fall and next summer. Expect to play around 3 tourneys in the fall and 9-10 tourneys next Summer. Indoor practices will start in late January or early February. Please contact Josh Ross at 785-383-9494.
  • Topeka Bruins 13U AAA is having tryouts on Aug. 1st at 6pm Bettis Sports Complex- Pony Field and Aug. 2nd at 6pm Bettis Sports Complex- Jerry Robertson Field.  If you are interested in a private tryout or have any questions, contact Billy Smoot- 785-213-2531 or Kent Becker- 785-221-9192
  • The Topeka Thunder 13U baseball team is holding a tryout for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 season on Wednesday, August 2nd at Bettis Sports Complex, Pony Field from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.  If you are interested in more information or would like to set up a private workout, please contact Earl Godby @ 785.845.1856 or email at godby316@gmail.com.
  • Next Level Baseball will be hosting tryouts for players 12U-18U. August 1st at SCABA, please visit NextLevelBaseballAcademy.com or duncanmatt32@gmail.com for more information.  14U-18U Elite Major teams. 11-13U different competition levels
  • Kansas RoughRiders will be having tryouts for 2018 13U Baseball team on Sat Aug 5th from 12-2pm on PeeWee#1 and Sun Aug 6th from 2-4pm on PeeWee#1 at the Lake. Please reserve tryout spot if possible or you can schedule an individual tryout at 785-845-6737.
  • There will be a 13u Topeka outlaws tryout at the grange on 45th and Shawnee heights rd on Thursday at 6pm. We are starting a new team this yr that will be very competitive and we will be associated with the 14u outlaws team. Contact head coach Tyler Parrish at (785) 221-4561 for anymore information.
  • Topeka Pirates-13U-is looking for a hard-working, coachable player for the 2018 season.  We play 1-2 fall tournaments and 9-11 summer tournaments.  Winter workouts and indoor practices a must.  Please contact Roger Gonzales at 785-806-6254 or Rito Valdivia at 785-213-2723for a private tryout.
  • Kansas Crush 13U will be holding tryouts for the 2018 season. The 2017 Kansas AA State Champions are looking to add committed players to our team for next season as we move up to AAA. We plan to play in about 10 tournaments next spring/summer. We will have a tryout on 8/5/17 on Jim Parrish Field from 2-4pm. If you would like to schedule a private tryout, or for more information contact Jay Gibbs at 785-294-1064.
  • Topeka Pirates-13U-competitive team is looking for a hard-working, coachable player for the 2018 season.  We play 1-2 fall tournaments and 9-11 summer tournaments.  Winter workouts and indoor practices a must.  Please contact Roger Gonzales at 785-806-6254 or Rito Valdivia at 785-213-2723 for a private tryout.

14U

  • Next Level Baseball will be hosting tryouts for players 12U-18U. August 1st at SCABA, please visit NextLevelBaseballAcademy.com or duncanmatt32@gmail.com for more information.  14U-18U Elite Major teams. 11-13U different competition levels
  • Kansas Crush 14U is looking for dedicated players to play for the 2018 baseball season. Great attitudes and a willingness to work hard are a must.  We believe in doing things the right way and having fun. If you believe you are ready, please call Anthony at 785-608-6900.
  • Punishers Baseball is a second year team.  We are looking to pick up a few players for the 2017-2018 14U roster.  We plan on playing 1-2 tournaments in the fall and 8 -10 tournaments during spring and summer.  We are looking for hard working utility players with HUSTLE, HEART and knowledge of the game.  Tryouts will be held on Friday, August 4th from 6 pm – 8 pm and Saturday, August 5th from 8 am – 10 am at Bettis Pony Field.  If you have any questions, text Trevor Courter at (785) 224-3565.
  • Topeka Stix will be hosting tryouts August 1st from 6-8pm at the Oakland/Billard Pony field. Please contact Jason Buessing at 785-608-9558 or Jason@jmstaffingllc.com with any question.  We can also do private tryouts if your unable to make the scheduled tryout.
  • K4 Sports Baseball team is excited to announce it will hold inaugural tryouts for a new 14U baseball team.  This new team is associated with K4 Sports Baseball Facility located in Meriden Kansas. The new team is looking for dedicated young men moving into the 14U division this fall and throughout next year. The tryout will be held on August 4 @ 6pm-7:30pm at the K4 Sports indoor baseball facility, 3922 74th St, Meriden Kansas 66512. To register your player please email K4Sportsbaseball@gmail.com. When emailing please include your player’s name, age, previous team and positions. Also, please visit www.k4sports.net to complete the facility waiver form.  Please bring this form to the tryout.
  • The Topeka Outlaws 14U are looking to fill out roster for the 2018 season. We are coming off our 4th season together. We had a very successful 2017 season. We finished 3rd in the AA State tournament and also finished 3rd at the Omaha USSSA AA World Series. We’re looking to continue with and improve our success into 2018. If you are interested in tryouts please contact Tim (785)554-9940 or Kris (785)230-2866 for information.
  • TOPEKA SHOCKERS 14U will be hosting tryouts for the 2018 season.  Tryouts will be on Wednesday, August 2nd from 8pm-10pm and on Saturday, August 5th from 10am-Noon.  Both tryout dates will be on Pony field at Bettis.  If you are interested in trying out or have questions regarding tryouts please contact Matt Wurtz at 785-845-2359 or matt.wurtz@yahoo.com.  If neither of these dates will work please call so that we can find a time.
  • Diamond Kings 14U is a 2nd year team that finished 2nd at 13A STATE. We are looking for dedicated players with great attitudes that are coachable. We will be holding tryouts on Aug. 5th 11-1 at Jerry Robinson Field and Aug. 6th  2-4 on the Pony Field.  If you have any questions please contact Joel Fairfield at jfairfield@tps501.org or Text at 785-969-6164

High School – Adult

  • Kansas Senators Jr Legion 17u baseball team seeking players (ages are from 14-17) for fall ball and for the 9th year in Legion baseball for the 2018 season. Cannot turn 18 in the calendar year for Jr Legion baseball. Dates and times are as follows; all tryouts are from 6-8pm and dates are 7/19, 7/22, 7/24 and 7/26 at McDonald Field. we will work on getting tryouts set up at Bettis Sports Park. Please Contact Mike Rosencutter at 785-640-2150 or Mike Bisnette at 785-232-1870 or Kirk Dreisigaker 1-515-499-1509
  • Kansas Senators Sr. Legion 19u baseball team seeking players (ages are from 16-19) for possible fall ball and
    for the 2nd year in Legion baseball for the for the 2018 season. Cannot turn 20 in the calendar year for Sr Legion baseball. Dates and times are as follows; all tryouts are from 6-8pm and dates are 7/19, 7/22, 7/24 and 7/26 at McDonald Field. we will work on getting tryouts set up at Bettis Sports Park. Please contact Mike Rosencutter at 785-640-2150 or Mike Bisnette at 785-232-1870 John Peterson at (785) 640-3218
  • Next Level Baseball will be hosting tryouts for players 12U-18U. August 1st at SCABA, please visit NextLevelBaseballAcademy.com or duncanmatt32@gmail.com for more information.  14U-18U Elite Major teams. 11-13U different competition levels
  • Topeka Titans 16 and under baseball team will be holding tryouts for players Saturday August 5th at 9 a.m. and Sunday August 6th at 2 p.m. on Jerry Robinson Field (SCABA).  Looking for a first baseman, outfielders, utility players that can play in and outfield and to add to our pitching staff.  For more information contact Steve at (785) 249-2964.