Coach: Nick Hoogerhyde. Coach Hoogerhyde will be playing his junior season at Cleary University in 2017. In 2016, Hoogerhyde took over the starting catcher position for the Cougars finishing the season 2nd in the nation being hit by a pitch, 4th in the nation in runners caught stealing with a .279 batting average in his first full-season as a starter. In 2017, Hoogerhyde will be one of the Cougars captains. He played his prep baseball at Beal City High School, finishing All-State his senior season.
Assistant Coach: Cole Gilmer. Coach Gilmer has played for Cleary Coach Karl Kling since he was 16-years-old. Gilmer played three seasons for MSA under Kling then joined the Cleary program to continue that relationship. Gilmer will be looked upon to be the starting third baseman for the Cougars in 2017.
Name, High School
Victor Bergman, Catholic Central High School
MSA Livingston will provide a program for local youth to play at the highest level of quality baseball in our area.
While competing against the best travel teams in the area we will promote sportsmanship, knowledge of the game, commitment, and good friendships.
2It is MSA goal that our efforts will attract the best in youth baseball talent and the most supportive of baseball families.
This team will be tournament only, playing six tournaments throughout the state including several USSSA tournaments and the CABA State Tournament.
We will start indoor practice in late December early January at MSA and continue to work out at MSA until the high school season begins in March. We will resume practices at the completion of the high school season just prior to the start of the tournament schedule.
Players will receive strength, speed and agility training with professional trainers at Phoenix Athletics, located inside MSA. MSA players can also use the batting cages as much as they want to as it is part of their membership.
Please show up 30 minutes early to warm up and fill out registration forms.
July 30 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Parker Middle School, 400 Wright, Howell