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2014 Muskegon ChannelCats Frequently Asked Questions

ChannelCats at Grand Haven ClassicWhy did the ChannelCats hold tryouts?

The main reason is all the interest people have expressed in ChannelCats baseball.

What's in store for next season?

Teams will start working out inside in December or January. Each team will play in 3-4 tournaments next year. The season will wrap up around July 1st. The cost will be between $300-$500 per player. 

 

What's new?

There will be an opportunity for a membership at Extra Innings for those who would like to train in the off season. We'll have instructors available for one-on-one lessons. The lessons will be included in the player fee. The ChannelCats have a track record for creative sponsorship and fundraising ideas to help offset the cost.

What about rec ball?

The more baseball the better. Anyone who wants to play rec ball will have the chance to do so.

How many teams will the ChannelCats field in 2014?

Our focus will remain on the younger players for the foreseeable future. Our goal is to field teams in the 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U and 13U age groups.

When will I know if my player made a ChannelCats team?

We will notify parents by Labor Day Monday, September 2, 2013 with the tryouts results. In the meantime, if you have any questions don't hesitate to email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

2014 Muskegon ChannelCats Player Tryouts

channelcats-2014-tryoutsThe Muskegon ChannelCats are hosting player evaluation tryouts for the 2014 season.

Tryouts are open to players age 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13. The player's age as of May 1, 2014 determines their eligibility for the upcoming season.

Please complete the player information form prior to tryouts. 

There is no cost to tryout. Players must participate in one of the following evaluation dates to be considered for the team:

Sunday, August 18, 2013
3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Mona Shores Baseball Field - Age 12, 13
1121 W Seminole Rd, Norton Shores, MI 49441
Directions

Mona Shores Softball Field - Age 9, 10, 11
905 W Seminole Rd, Norton Shores, MI 49441
Directions

E-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with any questions and to reserve your spot. Go ChannelCats!

 

 

 

Get Your ChannelCats Merchandise

Show your team spirit and support Muskegon ChannelCats baseball by getting your official T-shirts, sweatshirts and hats today! 

ChannelCats team apparel is available in four colors with three eye-catching designs:

• Short Sleeve Russell T-Shirt
• Long Sleeve Russell T-Shirt
• Short Sleeve Badger Activewear (Dri-Fit) T-Shirt
• Long Sleeve Badger Activewear (Dri-Fit) T-Shirt
• Hooded Russell Sweatshirt
• Hooded Holloway Performance Fleece (Dri-Fit) Sweatshirt
• Official ChannelCats Fitted Team Hat 

Click here to view the 2013 merchandise order form. Contact your team coach to place an order.   

Read more: Get Your ChannelCats Merchandise

   

ChannelCats Sponsorships Benefit Youth Baseball in Muskegon

The Muskegon ChannelCats are a non-profit organization run solely on the financial contributions of private individuals and businesses. Player fees and operating costs for the team are among the lowest in the area for travel baseball. Player’s families cover the fees for uniforms, equipment, tournaments and player insurance. 

The ChannelCats offer two sponshorship programs to support the team.

 

Read more: ChannelCats Sponsorships Benefit Youth Baseball in Muskegon

 

Roster Unveiled for Second 9U ChannelCats Team

The Muskegon ChannelCats announced the roster for their second 9U team for the upcoming season.

The lineup includes:

2013 9U Muskegon ChannelCats

Tyler Leenhouts, Kyle Leenhouts, Bode Wilson, Chase Layman, Owen Worthington, Aidan Pike, Jaxon Huffman, Matt Zelenka, Gavin Hubner, Kolin Jackson, Ethan Muskovin

The ChannelCats will be coached by Nate Leenhouts.

Read more: Roster Unveiled for Second 9U ChannelCats Team

   

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