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Clutch Hitters 2020-2021 Tryout Information

***All Players Must Pre-Register for a Tryout Session***

***Players Need Only Attend 1 Tryout Session***

 Monday, August 17th & Tuesday, August 18th

Location: Schroeder Acres Park #2 & #3
12320 Boone Avenue South
124th Street West
Savage, MN 55378
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Date: Monday, August 17th  

Times:

 12U  Registration from 8:30 am - 9:00 am
               Tryouts from 9:00 am - 10:30 am

14U  Registration from 10:00 am - 10:30 am
               Tryouts from 10:30 am - 12:45 am

16U  Registration from 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
               Tryouts from 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm

18U  Registration from 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
               Tryouts from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Date:  Tuesday, August 18th 

Times:

 18U  Registration from 8:30 am - 9:00 am
               Tryouts from 9:00 am - 10:30 am

16U  Registration from 10:00 am - 10:30 am
               Tryouts from 10:30 am - 12:45 am

14U Registration from 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
               Tryouts from 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm

12U  Registration from 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
               Tryouts from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Meet the Coaches for 2020-2021

 

12U    Head Coach - Lizzy Walker (Collegiate Player at College of St. Benedict)
              Assistant Coach - Sara Deming (Bloomington Jefferson H.S. Coach, Assistant Coach Clutch Hitters, Augsburg University)

14U     Head Coach - Bryan Skof (Current 16U Clutch Hitters Coach, Head Varsity Coach, Richfield H.S., )
               Assistant Coach - Jordan Skof (Current 16U Clutch Hitters Coach)

14U     Head Coach - Kate Deming (Current 14U Clutch Hitters Coach, Bloomington Jefferson H.S. Coach, Former Collegiate Player, College of St. Benedict)
              Assistant Coach - Jasmine Ziegler (Current 14U Clutch Hitters Coach, Collegiate Player at St. Kate's)

16U    Head Coach - Jim Hanson (Current 16U Clutch Hitters Coach, Assistant Coach Gustavus Adolphus College, Head Varsity Coach, several High Schools, President of Clutch Hitters Elite Softball Teams)
              Assistant Coach - Ashley Neuenfeldt (Current 16U Clutch Hitters Coach, Collegiate Player at Gustavus)

16U   Co-Head Coach - JJ Jensen (Current 16U Clutch Hitters Coach, Catching Instructor, Former Collegiate Baseball Player)
            Co-Head Coach - Maddie Fauth (Current 16U Clutch Hitters Coach, Head JV Coach at Bethel University,  Former Collegiate Player at Bethel University)

16U   Head Coach - Angie Jackson (Current 14U Clutch Hitters Coach, Assistant Coach College of St. Benedict, Former Collegiate Player Bethel University) 
            Assistant Coach - Claire Boatman (Current 14U Clutch Hitters Coach, Faribault H.S. Head Varsity Coach, Former Collegiate Player at College of St. Benedict)
            Assistant Coach - Megan Toninato (Current 14U Clutch Hitters Coach, Former Collegiate Player at College of St. Benedict)

16U   TBD

18U   Head Coach - Ken Graf (Current 14U Clutch Hitters Coach, Former Irish Coach)
            Assistant Coach - Rich Hanson (Current 18U Clutch Hitters Coach, Former Bloomington Jefferson & Kennedy H.S. Coach)
            Assistant Coach - John Barta (Current 16U Clutch Hitters Coach, Bloomington Jefferson H.S. Coach)

 


***$15 tryout fee. Cash or check made payable to  "Clutch Hitters" accepted at the field***


  • Fees for 12U, 14U, 16U, 2020-2021 season are $2275 
  • Fees for 18U depends on Fall, Winter or Summer only participation

***All players must pre-register for a tryout session***

Clutch Hitters Elite Fastpitch Softball Teams
 

We are an established Elite Fastpitch Softball Club, offering teams at the 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U levels (9 teams in 2019-20). The upcoming 2020-2021 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

  • 14U Galvan - Bringing home hardware from NAFA Northern Nationals - Congratulations!
  • CSB Softball Features Clutch Coaches - Claire Boatman, Kate Deming, Megan Toninato (not pictured) Click on the picture for the full article
  • Celebrating 2020 Senior Anna Schmidt. Congratulations and best wishes at UW La Crosse!
  • Senior Spotlight today is Anna Jensen. Best Wishes at UW - La Crosse next fall!
  • Spotlight on our 2020 graduates. Megan, Best Wishes next year at St. Norbert College.
  • Recognizing our 2020 Graduates. Bella, Best Wishes next year at MN State Mankato!
  • Celebrating our 2020 Graduates. Madi, Best Wishes next year at St. Scholastica!
  • All Clutch Outfield & Baserunning Clinic Jim instructing on base running
  • Speed & Agility Training New training for Clutch...workout area at My Home Turf
  • Strength Training Love the workout area at My Home Turf
  • Clutch Clinic Infield Session
  • Clutch Clinic Catching Session

About Us

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Why you should play for Clutch

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Read our Reviews & Comments

Why we love the game...there is no better feeling than the "The thrill of victory" or just hanging out with our teammates!


Sophie's walk off single in the bottom of the 7th, completing a 6-1 come back victory. This is why we call ourselves the "Clutch Hitters!" (Led to a 3rd Place Finish in the USSSA Midwest 14U A National Championships)



That feeling when you get to play in your first tournament of the season



Sometimes you just need a break when it is 90+ outside


14U Hanson - 2019 GOLD League State Champions



14U Galvan teams up to make the fantastic birthday cake for Coach Kate



A Christmas sweater practice for our 14U domeball team


14U Galvan Team - Bowling Bonding

14U Galvan team - a little bonding and bowling fun! Fall of 2019



Nothing like a team celebration after a homerun



Does anyone have a good joke to tell while we are waiting?

Clutch Hitters 14U Jackson Takes 1st In Des Moines, IA

It took a total team effort to knock off the #1 seed in the tournament, continue to knock off teams and win the  CIS Pink-Out Tournament in Des Moines, IA.

From clutch hits to pinch runners to heads-up base running to awesome pitching and defensive plays!

Congratulations Clutch Hitters 14U Jackson team on bringing home the first hardware for Clutch Hitters for the 2019-2020 season!


The "Safe at Home" coaching team has put together daily workouts. Check them out on their "Safe at Home Softball" YouTube Channel




Elbow bumps. The new norm in 2020


"Going to Bat" for those in Need


Diapers, Baby Wipes and Formula...on its way to the Midtown YWCA. Thanks for all of your support Clutch Families!



60+ Clutch Hitters players getting the fundamentals down at the All-Clutch Hitters Infield/Outfield Clinic led by coach/players from the MIAC. Cannot wait to see the results from all of the hard work! 2019

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Jim Hanson

Jim Hanson

President of Clutch Hitters Elite Fastpitch Softball Teams

Phone: 612-269-7653