Blue Wave 16U-UNDERCLASS for Summer 2020 is skippered by one of the top coaches in Southern California.

This team is for high school underclass players (2023 & 2022 grad years) that want to extend their CIF season with games in May through end of July 2020 and will play 20 games against top competition (JV to Varsity-level) in several major events including:

  • USA Premier Firecracker Classic (July 3-11) @ OC Great Park, Irvine. This is grandfather of SoCal summer tournaments with 200+ teams from throughout the Western Region. Wood bat, four games guaranteed, national berth awarded.
  • Five Tool Dirtbag Classic @ Long Beach State (July 11-13) played at Blair Field and staffed by Five Tool scouts and recruiters, along with LB coaches in attendance. Foru games guaranteed.
  • Cal State Fullerton Team Showcase (July 17-19) is played at OC Great Park but features a game at CSUF Goodwin Field and a tour of the campus. Games include CSUF players visiting players in the dugouts at their games.

Coach Aron Garcia will conduct tryouts in early May tryouts and initial practice sessions, with initial games on Sundays starting mid-may as players are still in school until June. Once school is completed, the team will play four tournaments, with three in July.

Garcia is a long-time Northwood High School Baseball coach and is Blue Wave’s most winning coach after 12+ seasons. His teams have one half a dozen national championships at all ages, many of his players have gone on to college and professional ball.

Cost is $795 per player for all games May, June and July. Includes player cap and game shirt. Roster is limited to 15 players.

For more info @ (949) 202-7748 or eMail




Aron Garcia

Head Coach & Trainer
Vice President & Board Director


Northwood High School assistant Coach Aron Garcia is head coach Blue Wave’s highly regarded High School Player Preparation Program that is focused on developing seventh and eighth graders for high school baseball.

Garcia is one of the top youth team coaches in the Western region and excels at preparing players for their freshman year of high school and beyond.

Garcia’s teams are consistently competitive and highly ranked every year, he has more than 70 tournament and league titles to his credit, as well as 14U national championships in 2009 and 2010.

His 14U team was 67-14 in 2010, ranked 18th in the nation by Perfect Game national scouting service, and finished first or second in more than a dozen tournaments over a five-month span. His 11U team won 7 out of eight tournaments they entered in 2015 and were ranked No. 1 in Southern California and No. 10 nationally by USSSA.

Garcia’s 2018 Blue Wave 12U team won eight tournament titles in eight months, compiling a 53-8-2 record that was capped off with the Cooperstown All Star Village Week 9 Championship.

Garcia is also well experienced in playing in national tournaments; he was a member of the 1987 Northwood Little League team that played Taiwan in the Little League World Series.

He was featured in a feature article in the OC Register about his experience in the LLWS, as well as when he was featured in a June 27, 1988 Sports Illustrated as “The Comeback Kid.” And, in case you missed it, you can read the online version here HERE.

He was also a four-year varsity starter at Irvine High School, where he played short stop. After high school he attended Saddleback College, where he played baseball and football. He has coached baseball and football since 1996 at Irvine High School, Mater Dei and, currently, Northwood High School.


Full Summer Fee is $795 per position player and includes all games and practice sessions. Team position is secured with $195 deposit for returning players or with approval by coach and balance of $600 due by May 15, 2020 or payments of $325 by May 15, 2020 and $325 by June 15, 2020.