MAINE THUNDER TRAVEL SOFTBALL TRYOUTS FOR 2017 SPRING/SUMMER SEASON GENERAL INFORMATION: Tryouts for the Maine Thunder travel softball program begin soon. The specific dates and times are detailed below. Here is some general information and this year's tryouts. LOCATION. We have teams out of EDGE Academy training facilities. We have 10u, 12u, 14u, 16u, 18u and 18+ teams. AGE GROUPS. Our softball program is registered through ASA, so our cutoff date for age determination is January 1st. For example, a player who turns 12 years old on December 15th, she is eligible to play 12U for the upcoming spring/summer season because she will be 12 on January 1st of that year. REGISTRATION. Please register online for the fall tryouts. FEE. The tryout cost is $20 and it covers a player to attend all Thunder tryouts. Players pay the fee AT the tryout when they receive their tryout number. MULTIPLE DATES. Each age group and location has multiple tryout dates and times. This helps players who are on vacation for one of the tryouts to attend another. All players are encouraged to attend all tryouts for their age group. It gives the coaches additional opportunities to see your skills in action. DATES: Age Groups
Dates & Times
Check In Start Times
10u; 12u & 14u Players
Monday, August 8, 2016 (5:45pm-8:00pm) Thursday, August, 11, 2016 (5:45pm-8:00pm)
16u; 18u Players
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 (5:45pm-8:00pm) Sunday, August, 14, 2016 (10:00am-Noon)
Contact [email protected]
or call/text 207-4098768 if interested in playing some summer tourneys (Sat/Sun only)
ON VACATION? If you are unable to attend any of the tryout dates listed, please contact [email protected]
to schedule a private tryout with a member of our staff. Private tryouts carry a $45 fee due to their inefficiency and inconvenience.
MAINE THUNDER TRAVEL SOFTBALL TRYOUTS FOR 2017 SPRING/SUMMER SEASON MISSION STATEMENT The Maine Thunder Travel Softball program strives to give young ladies the opportunity to excel in softball on a year-round basis. With over 48 tournament championships in last 7 summers, our professional coaching staff gives each player a chance to reach their full potential. Maine Thunder has the best staff assembled in Maine and arguable New England. With a developmental philosophy in mind our goals for our athlete’s are to give each individual the chance to showcase their talents throughout New England in hopes that they can realize their dreams of playing at the collegiate level. All Maine Thunder players are committed to athletic excellence on the field, academic excellence in school and good sportsmanship everywhere we go.
What we offer:
10u-23u competitive travel softball teams @ 10u, 12u, 14u, 16u, 18u and 23u divisions. We do have multiple teams in age groups. Nick Caiazzo as Director we have Professional coaching staff for each team with assigned Head & Assistant coaches. Membership to The Edge Academy Facility. Including open door policy for cage rentals & membership individual lesson rates. Summer tournaments throughout Maine & New England. Winter workouts – day/times are TBD. 2 sets of game uniforms. Tiered pricing structure depending on selected team.
cell#: 207-409-8768 [email protected]
Some of our other Coaches: Paul Murrell – Scarborough Resident that has been in program for last 5 seasons Tim Griffin – Scarborough resident that has been in program for last 5 seasons Whitney Jones – year round EDGE Academy instructor; former D1 college player and Thunder Alumni Ryan Sullivan – current Bowdoin College Head Coach; been in program for last 3 seasons Aaron Oakes – former Hermon HS assistant coach and Hermon youth SB director. Been in program for last 5 seasons. Kevin Plourde – former Lisbon youth SB Director. Been in program for last 4 seasons. Scott Berube – current coach of 18u Gold team
FALL (Sept/Oct) HS SHOWCASE TEAM WILL BE HAPPENING FOR MAINE THUNDER IN 2016. Email Nick Caiazzo for more details..
MAINE THUNDER TRAVEL SOFTBALL TRYOUTS FOR 2017 SPRING/SUMMER SEASON