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Celebrating our 10 Year Anniversary


Clutch Hitters Elite Fastpitch Softball Teams

2021-2022 Tryout Information


Location:  Dred Scott Field (#3) & Clutch Outdoor Batting Cages
                                  10820 Bloomington Ferry Road, Bloomington

NOTE: Please bring tennis shoes for use in the batting cages

Dates & Times for 12U Tryouts: 

  • Monday, July 26th 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 
  • Tuesday, July 27th9:00 am to 12:00 am

Dates & Times for 14U, 16U, 18U Tryouts:

Monday, August 9th

  • 14U
     8:00 am - 10:30 am (Pitchers & Catchers)
     9:00 am - 10:30 am (Non Pitcher/Catcher Position Players)
  • 16U  
    11:00 am - 1:30 pm (Pitchers & Catchers)
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (Non Pitcher/Catcher Position Players)

  •  18U
     2:00 pm -  4:30 pm (Pitchers & Catchers)

     3:00 pm -  4:30 pm (Non Pitcher/Catcher Position Players)


Tuesday, August 10th

  • All Ages 
      9:00 am - 12:00 pm (Pitchers & Catchers)
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Non Pitcher/Catcher Position Players)


***There is a $15.00 tryout fee, payable at the completion of online registration

Coaching Staff for 2021-2022

Click on the tab "MEET OUR COACHES" to learn about our 2021-2022 coaching staff

  • 12U  Head Co-Coaches:  Cortney & Kayla Hokanson
    • Assistant Coach:  Steve Hokanson
  • 14U  Head Coach:  Jim Hanson
    •  Assistant Coaches: Jordan Skof, Kayla Ruud (Summer assistant)
  • 16U  Head Co-Coaches:  JJ Jensen & Maddie Fauth
    • Assistant Coach:  Anna Jensen
  • 16U  Head Coach:  Kate Deming
    • Assistant Coaches: Jasmine Ziegler, Sara Deming
  • 18U  Head Coach:  Ken Graf
    • Assistant Coach:  Rich Hanson

**We are fully prepared to form a second 18U team and a second  14U team if the numbers of players that are trying out for those levels support a second team.

**The second 18U team would be coached by Rob Giesen and John Barta;  the second 14U team coach is TBD.


Please register prior to tryouts so that we can plan accordingly 

Thank you!

We are an established Elite Fastpitch Softball Club, offering teams at the 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U levels ( 7 teams in 2020-21).

The upcoming 2021-2022 season will be our 11th year of training elite level fastpitch softball players.

We develop upstanding female athletes that go on to have success both on and off the field.

We have Top Finishers in Tournaments.

We have many players who continue their passion for the game by competing at the collegiate level.

Clutch Hitters in the News

  • Congratulations Jensen/Fauth 16U A/B Lexi Kretsch Champions!
  • Congratulations to the 14U Deming team for their 3rd place finish at the Lexi Kretsch Summer Showdown!
  • 12U Walker Lexi Kretsch Award Winner Olivia Powers
  • 14U Deming Lexi Kretsch Award Winner Mallory Herron
  • 16U Jensen Lexi Kretsch Award Winner Katrina Tollberg. Good luck at the H.S. State Tournament!
  • 16U Hanson Lexi Kretsch Award Winner Jackie Larsen
  • Christina Bruns, 14U Skof, celebrates her first ever homerun! Congratulations and welcome to the Clutch Hitters Homerun Club!
  • Welcome to the Clutch Homerun Club 14U Skof player Aliyah Passmore!
  • Congratulations to Lauren and her parents Rob & Renee!

Piper Lange with a monster HR to become the first Clutch player to join the 2020 HR Club. It was a big one, as it helped defeat the MN Waves 4-3.


Paige Strehlow comes up with the "Clutch" hit for the walk-off win!


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Clutch Hitters Contact

Jim Hanson

Jim Hanson

President of Clutch Hitters Elite Fastpitch Softball Teams

Phone: 612-269-7653