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Checkback frequently for updated 2021 tryout information.  Please also like "Mokena Blaze" on Facebook for updated information.

 

**We are also looking to start additional 7U, 8U, 9U, & 10U Blaze teams and need a head coach/manager. If you are interested, please contact blaze@mbsa.org.**

 

8U Correa (Full time)

July 22nd at Hecht Park 3 6:00pm-8:00pm

- 20-25 regular season games
 
- 4/5 tournaments (1/2 out of town requiring hotel stay)
 
- No more than 40-50 games with season ending mid July. 
 
- Weekly offseason training at LW North & Future Stars starting in December.  
 
- Estimated fees are between 1000-1200 plus uniforms with fundraisers opportunities. 
 

- Must contact Coach Correa at   to register and attend tryouts.

 

9U Hussey (Full time)

 - Contact Coach Sean Hussey for more information at seanhussey@comcast.net, or 312-804-6327.

 

10U Riedl (Full time)

Monday, July 20th, 5-6pm (RAIN DATE Thursday, July 23rd), at Buske Park, 11435 Hillside Ln, Mokena

- Indoor training starting in January

- Team hitting\pitching (Future Stars)

- Season starting in April and ending early July

- Practices continue through season

- ~40 games

- 5-6 Tournaments (Potentially 1 out of town tournament)

- ILTBL League

- Limited set of games and practices this fall

- Estimated Cost $1,000 - $1,200 

- Contact Greg Riedl for more information at 

 

11U Johansen (Full time)

Monday, July 20th, 5-6pm (RAIN DATE Thursday, July 23rd), at Buske Park, 11435 Hillside Ln, Mokena

- Indoor training starting in January

- Team hitting\pitching lessons with private instructors

- Season starting in April and ending early July

- Practices continue through season

- ~40 games

- 7-8 Tournaments (Potentially 1 out of town tournament)

- ILTBL League

- Limited set of games and practices this fall

- Estimated Cost $1,200 

- Contact Coach Jon Johansen for more information at  , or 708-408-7320.

 

11U Janes (Full time)

Wednesday July 29th & Friday July 31st, 6-8pm McGovney Park, 19345 Schoolhouse Rd, Mokena

Monday, August 3rd, 6-7:30pm, Green Meadows South field, 10520 Williams Way, Mokena

- Indoor training starting in January

- Team hitting\pitching lessons with private instructors

- Season starting in April and ending early July

- Practices continue through season

- ~40 games

- 7-8 Tournaments (Potentially 1 out of town tournament)

- ILTBL League

- Limited set of games and practices this fall

- Estimated Cost $1,200 

- Contact Coach Bill Janes for more information at janesy17@yahoo.com, or 708-691-2580

 

12U Diamond (Full Time, AAA/Gold team)

- Date July 22nd, 6-8pm, McGovney Park, 19345 Schoolhouse Rd, Mokena

- Total games around 50

- Approximately 10 tournaments (1-2 out of town tournaments requiring hotel stay)

- Winter indoor training (hitting and pitching) at Future Stars Baseball Academy starting in January
  (Multiple sport athletes are encouraged)

- Winter indoor training (infield practice) in Dec-March

- Season starts mid-March with indoor tournaments and games and ends approximately July 1st

- Annual fees include multiple individual pitching lessons for all players

- 11 player roster

- Annual fees are approximately $1,650 plus uniform

- This team will be travelling to Cooperstown in 2021. (not included in ROSTER fees, fundraising opportunities will be available)

- Contact Dave Diamond for more information at  

 

 

12U Holba (Full Time)

Tuesday August 4th, 6-8pm at McGovney Park, Mokena

Rain date, Thursday August 6th, 6-8pm at Green Meadows South, Mokena

- 40-45 games total

- ILTBL League

- 7-8 Tournaments (possible 1 to 2 out of town tournament, Ripken Experience, South Carolina)

- Weekly winter training at Future Stars Baseball Academy (Mokena) and local schools, starting in late January into the season

- Estimated fees - $1500, plus fundraising

*** Please email Jim Holba at  , if you have questions/concerns or would like a possible tryout before August 4.

 

13U Lovingfoss (Full time, Elite team)

 - Monday, July 27th, 6:30-7:30pm, Green Meadows South field, 10520 Williams Way, Mokena

 - Contact Coach Scott Lovingfoss to register for tryout at scott.lovingfoss@gmail.com, or 773-814-5102.

 

13U Birks (Full time)

 - Friday, August 7th & Monday, August 10th, 6:00-7:30pm, Hecht Park, Field 1,

9310 Birch Ave, Mokena

- 40-50 games

- 6-8 tournaments

- Please contact coach Justin Birks at (708) 990-9886 to register and attend tryouts.

 

14U Correa (Full time)

- Date(s) TBD

- Total games around 50

- Approximately 8 tournaments (1-2 out of town requiring hotel stay)

- Indoor training at Future Stars Baseball Academy & Lincoln-Way North High School starting in January.

- 11 man roster

- Annual fees are $1,250 plus uniforms

- Private tryouts can be arranged for those who can’t make open tryouts.

- Contact Coach Tony Correa for more information at tonycorrea@sbcglobal.net, or 708-378-1169.

Must email   to register and attend tryouts.

 

 

14U Dykas (Full time)

- Date(s) TBD

- Team will play a competitive Major/AAA schedule with 8-9 tournaments. 

- Costs will be around $1,200-$1,500 with fundraising opportunities. 

- Training will take place at Roma Sports and Future Stars. 

- Home fields will be at Mokena Park District fields. 

- Head Coach Marty Dykas has 22 total years of coaching experience. Coach Dykas has 10 years of  Varsity High School Baseball experience including 6 years as Head Coach at Lincoln-Way Central. 

- All interested players should email   about attending tryouts. Please include current and former travel teams and positions played.

 - Contact Coach Marty Dykas for more information at mcdykas@gmail.com, or 630-927-2322.

 

17U/18U Springer (Full time)

- Contact Coach Chris Springer for more information at cjandkimber@sbcglobal.net or 708-218-2050.

 

 

Please email blaze@mbsa.org for general Mokena Blaze questions.