Blue Wave Baseball is now recruiting 7th and 8th graders for our High School Player Development teams based conveniently at OC Great Park, Irvine, and staffed by local high school coaches focused on preparing our players to get to the next level – high school baseball!

Both teams conduct fielding practice from 5 to 7 PM each Monday at OC Great Park where players receive conditioning, skills development, infield drills, outfield drills, bullpens with catchers and pitchers, as well scrimmage gameplay for live reps. Teams conduct 90-minute hitting sessions every Thursday at OC Great Park – all open-air cages.

Each team plays local scrimmage games and tournaments and will play 8 games or more per month on a consistent basis. Both teams will play in an MLB Spring Training tournament in Arizona. Summer showcase events for incoming freshmen are also scheduled.


Blue Wave Athletics, Inc. is a Non-Profit and fees are based on ALL costs and divided by the number of players on a typical team limited to 12 players.

Blue Wave team members pay a monthly training fee of $225 per player that includes all fielding and hitting practices for the month, each Monday (Fielding) and Thursday (Hitting). No long-term contract dues, but 30 days’ notice when leaving team is requested.

Cost for local scrimmage games and local tournaments are additional and based on entry fee, travel, etc. In general, local scrimmage game is $10 to $20, local tournaments average $70, travel to MLB Arizona Spring Training will be more. You only pay game or tournament fees is when you play in the event.


Yes, if players that simply want to practice with us, we have also priced fielding and hitting sessions individually $35 for fielding and $30 for hitting. Monthly team players have priority for all sessions, which are limited to 12 players for per team.

Players must REGISTER online to schedule a tryout or attend an open tryout, practice or game with Blue Wave. There is no cost to register.

Contact Steve Kruse (949) 202-7748 or to arrange a tryout.


Established in 1996, Blue Wave is one of the oldest and most respected “non-profit” club baseball organizations in Orange County. Blue Wave teams have played 6,500+ games, won 150+ tournaments, 12 national championships, and were nationally ranked on multiple occasions.

More than 350 Blue Wave alumni have played or are playing collegiate baseball at some of the top programs in the country, including UCI, USC, UCLA, Oregon, Cal State University Fullerton, Stanford, PENN, Gonzaga, USF, University of Miami, Pepperdine, Long Beach State, Fresno State, Nebraska, Indiana, Kansas, Sacramento State, UCSB, Santa Clara, Clemson and more. More than three dozen Blue Wave alumni have played or are playing or coaching Major League Baseball (MLB).

Blue Wave Baseball Is Based @ Orange County Great Park, Irvine, CA