TRYOUT NOW FOR 13U & 14U
HIGH SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT TEAMS
Blue Wave Baseball is now conducting tryouts for 13U & 14U its high school development teams that are focused on preparing 7th and 8th graders to play at the high school level.
Blue Wave 14U is for 8th graders and is coached by Aron Garcia, one of Orange County’s top youth coaches and present assistant baseball coach at Northwood High School for nearly 20 years.
Garcia knows what it takes to develop players and how to get them to the next level in their game to make their high school teams and beyond as hundreds of his players have gone on to top college programs as well as the pros over the years.
Blue Wave 13U Coach Michael Brady is starting a completely new team for incoming 7th graders and will focus on conditioning, skills development, infield drills, outfield drills, bullpens with catchers and pitchers, as well as scrimmage gameplay for live reps.
Coach Brady is an exceptional coach, trainer, and instructor who has played D1 college ball for the California-Berkeley Golden Bears and played professionally as an infielder and pitcher.
PRACTICE TWICE WEEKLY IN IRVINE
Both 13U and 14U fall teams conduct fielding practice each Monday at OC Great Park, Irvine, and hit every Thursday as well.
Each team also plays local scrimmage games, league games (14U), and tournaments and will play eight games or more per month on a consistent basis.
Both teams are currently conducting open tryouts all through July and August with the Fall season starting in September.
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 and no cost to try out with the team.
COSTS AND FEES
Blue Wave team members simply pay by the practice session, game, or tournament – there are no monthly dues! And, you only pay when you play or participate in any Blue Wave event. And, if it is canceled, we always refund your money.
Cost for local scrimmage games and local tournaments are additional and based on entry fees, travel, etc. In general, local scrimmage games are $25 to $35, and local tournaments average $75 to $95. You only pay game or tournament fees when you participate in the event.
PRACTICE ONLY OPTION
Blue Wave also offers “Practice Only” options for players who do not want to play games but want to practice, either fielding or hitting sessions. Practice Only slots are limited.
ABOUT BLUE WAVE
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 been nationally ranked on multiple occasions.
More than 400 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), including current Mariners Dylan Moore, Oakland A’s starter James Kaprielian, Rangers catcher Austin Hedges, and Angels catcher Chad Wallach.