Spring Travel Baseball Teams

**Our spring 9u-12u program is created to compliment Little League Baseball vs Compete with it.   

Team Info

In the Spring of 2022 Marin Baseball will have travel baseball teams at the 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U and 14U levels.      Practices will be held at Redwood High School and Albert Park in San Rafael and  be coached by High School level coaches.

Teams

8U:

  • This is a practice only team....no tournaments

  • Will have practice 2-3 times a month on Sunday mornings from Feb until the beginning of June

  • Focus will be on baseball fundamentals and introduction to travel ball rules and skills

  • Both 7 and 8 yr old players welcome.  Tryouts are required. 

  • Tryouts will be on Sunday Nov 14th from 9am-11am at Redwood High Schools Moody Field.

9U:

  • Will have  practice once a week on Sunday and once during the week before LL opening day 

  • After Little league opening day the 9U will practice once a week on Sunday

  • This team will go to 3-4 tournaments on traditional non little league weekends

  • The season runs from February until the beginning of June

  • Tryouts will be on Sunday Nov 14th from 9am-11am at Redwood High Schools Moody Field.   

10U:

  • Will have  practice once a week on Sunday and once during the week before LL opening day 

  • After Little league opening day the 10U will practice once a week on Sunday

  • This team will go to 3-4 tournaments on traditional non little league weekends

  • The season runs from February until the beginning of June

  • Tryouts will be on Sunday Nov 14th from 10:30am-12:30pm at Redwood High Schools Moody Field.  

11U and 12U:

  • Will have  practice once a week on Sunday and twice during the week before LL opening day 

  • After Little league opening day the 11U/12U will practice once a week on Sunday.  We may add an additional practice during the week as well depending on LL schedules

  • These teams will go to 4 tournaments in the spring as well as a national tournament trip  (Reno for 11U and Cooperstown for 12u) in late July.  *Tournaments will be scheduled for traditional non little league weekends

  • The season runs from February until the end of July.   **These teams will break during LL Playoff and All Star season.

  • The current plan is to have two 12U teams which will both go to Cooperstown and a second 11U team which will attend 2 tournaments in the spring and have a season end of the beginning of June.

  • Tryouts for 11U will be on Sunday Nov 14th from 12:30-2:30pm and tryouts for 12U will be from 2:30pm - 4:30pm at Redwood High Schools Moody Field.   

7th and 8th grade teams:

  • **NOTE - after 12U we are switching the team structure to be 7th grade (will play 13u tournaments) and 8th grade (will play 14U tournaments).  At the point we want to make sure we are preparing the players appropriately for high school readiness

  • These teams will have field practice twice a week along with throwing/S&C once a week

  • Tournaments/games will be approximately every 3 weeks or so and ending in a national tournament. 

    • 13U national tournament is currently projected to be in Reno

    • 14U national tournament to be determined

  • The 7th/8th grade season runs from the beginning of March thru July

  • Tryouts for both 7th and 8th grade teams will be on Saturday Nov 13th from 3:00pm - 5:00pm at Redwood High Schools Moody Field

Coaches

Coaches for the 9U,10u/11u/12u/13u/14U teams include the following:
Tom Connors – former D1 Pitcher at Brown University

Bill Benz - current assistant coach at Redwood High School

Rafael Bettances - current Head JV coach at Drake High School

Matt Mendelsohn - former College of Marin player and High School assistant coach

Mike Dibley - former Redwood High School baseball coach

Patrick Hodges - former College of Marin and  Northwestern Oklahoma State University player

James Rey - current assistant coach at Redwood High School


 


Registration Deadline Wednesday Nov 10th
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*Makeup tryouts will be held on Sunday Nov 21st.   Timing for this will be sent to all tryout registrants after the above deadline.