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Senior Travel

                       
    Legion 1     Legion 2     Jr Legion
    Brennan Albert     Joe Badalucco     Nathan Brennan
    Blake Ask     Brayden Bengston     Ryan Burnett
    Adam Castle     Brandan Brolin     Shane Colson
    Ian Colson     Jarrett DesLauriers     Luke Deselich
    Delaney Dahl     Connor Fletcher     Davis Grismer
    Charles Engdahl     Nick Foster     Jacob Hoogenakker
    Paul Girard     Aaron Gosch     Caleb Hupp
    Thomas Grochala     Blake Gulden     Chris Jacobs
    Josh Gullickson     Jerric Jiang     Mark Little
    Nick Kaye     Nick Kallerup     Nicholas Pearson
    Nick Krienke     Mike Karazeris     Matthew Pietrzak
    Turner MacIntosh     Ben Leuthner     Casey Stowe
    Max McAthie     Carter Perteet     Cole Swisher
    Keegan Nickel     Sam Peterson        
    Sam Westermeyer     Cullen Stamp        
    Matthew Bohlke (PO)                
    Peyton Gallagher (PO)                
    David Oberg (Manager)                

Registration

Registration for Senior Travel is now open.  Please click on the "register" link below to register to tryout for the Senior Travel Teams (Legion, Legion II, and Junior Legion).

UPDATED with DATE CHANGE - 2018 Tryout Information

DUE TO THE INCLEMENT WEATHER, tryouts for the senior level travel teams has been changed and will now take place on Sunday April 29th.  The rain make up date, if needed, will be Sunday May 13th.  Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors and eligible first year college players will tryout from 7:30 - 10:45 AM. The new location of tryouts is now: Minnetonka High School (Veterans Field) 18301 MN-7, Minnetonka, MN 55345

Below are some details:

  • Due to the high school schedules, tryouts must be held on Sundays.
  • The tryouts are combined (sophomores, juniors and older in one group). The tryout will focus on evaluating all baseball skills by rotating through fielding, hitting, and pitching stations.  Game situations may also be utilized to further the evaluation process.
  • A call back tryout (May 13th) will be utilized if it is necessary for further player evaluation or weather cancels the original date.
  • Tryouts will be held at Minnetonka High School.  CHANGE: Parkers Lake fields are unplayable, we will be moving to the turf field at Minnetonka High School.

The Registration "Senior Travel" is not currently available.

Jr Legion - Schedule

For those interested in watching the Jr Legion baseball team this upcoming season, refer to the Google document for game times, locations and updates.

Legion I - Schedule

For those interested in watching the Legion I baseball team this upcoming season, refer to the Google document for game times, locations and updates.

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2018 Wayzata Senior Travel Baseball

 

Welcome to the 2018 Wayzata Senior Travel Baseball season.  Plymouth Wayzata will support teams at the Legion 1, Legion 2 and Junior Legion levels.  Wayzata baseball across the board in Travel, High School and at the Legion levels has enjoyed a great run of success on and off the field.  The past two years, Legion players have enjoyed a State Championship and victory in the prestigious Gopher Classic.  We look forward to continuing a strong tradition of Wayzata baseball at the Legion/Junior Legion levels. 

All teams will once again be led by high-quality, experienced baseball minded coaches with different backgrounds and affiliations.

Legion I: Head Coach Maris Blanchard

- Wayzata High School baseball player (Captain 2011) and graduate.

- Collegiate baseball player at Southwest Minnesota State University and Bethany Lutheran College.

- College degree in business administration - sports management with a minor in coaching.

- PWYBA clinic instructor from 2008 - present.

- Assistant Wayzata Junior Legion coach (2013), Wayzata Senior Babe head coach (2014), Wayzata Head Junior legion coach (2015 -2017). Wayzata High School Sophomore Assistant Coach

- Head Coach - Wayzata High School Freshman A team

 

Legion II: Head Coach Anders Dzurak

- Baseball player at Minnetonka High School and subsequently St. Olaf College.

- Played summer baseball with the Duluth Huskies and the Green Bay Bullfrogs.  Currently plays for the Minnesota Millers.

- Legion baseball coach with the Excelsior Legion team (2012 -2014), STiKS Academy and Wayzata Legion (2016).

- Collegiate coaching experience at MaCalester College, Milwaukee School of Engineering and currently at St. Olaf College.

 

Junior Legion: Head Coach Rob Schneider

- University of North Dakota (1983 - 1986 First Base and Shortstop) - Captain, Team MVP and leading hitter in senior season.

- Grand Forks Elks amateur baseball (1984 -85 Pitcher, Shortstop and First Base) and Minneapolis Angels amateur baseball club (1986 - 2003 First Base and Third Base). 

- Three Minnesota Class A titles, twice named to the all state tournament teams.

- Pine Tar Academy (2011 - present) - owner and instructor - responsible for all operations including evaluations, team formation, hiring coaches, scheduling and building camps and clinics.  27 of Pine Tar Academy's athletes have continued their academic and playing careers in college. 

- PWYBA head and assistant coach at the AA and AAA levels including leading the 2013 AAA team to the MBT State championship.

- PWYBA instructor and/or tryout evaluator (2011 - present).

- Head coach EGF VFW baseball team (15/16 year olds) for two seasons leading the team a district championship and state tournament.

 

 

 



2018 Senior Travel Teams (Ages 16-19)

For 2018 we will field a Legion, Legion II and Junior Legion team.   The goal is to make all three teams extremely competitive while ensuring great development at all levels.

LEGION 1 LEGION 2 JR LEGION
Age Requirement: 16-19 Years Old 16-19 Years Old 16 Years Old
Players Per Team: 12-16 12-15 12-15
League Games: 10 - 16 10 - 16 10 - 16
Tournaments: 3-4 3-4 4
Entry Fee: $585 $585 $585
Initial Tryout Date: TBA TBA TBA
Coach Maris Blanchard Anders Dzurak Rob Schneider

Eligibility

Legion & Jr. Legion - Must live in the school district or attend school in the district

 

2018 Tournaments - Legion 1 - Confirmed Tournaments

2018 Tournaments - Legion 2 - Confirmed Tournaments

Eagan June 6-8

Saint Louis Park June 15th - 17th

Mankato June 29 - July 1

Richfield July 6 - 8

 

 

2018 Tournaments - Junior Legion - Confirmed Tournaments

Apple Valley  June 1st - 3rd
Waconia  June 15th - 17th
New Ulm  June 29th - July 1st
Eagan July 6th - 8th

Questions?

Do you have questions about tryouts, commitments, team formation, schedules or anything else?   Please contact us so we can answer your questions!  

Maris Blanchard

Senior Travel Director

mblanchard@blc.edu