Thunder Baseball Leagues 12U Bulldogs team coached by Brian Vail, is returning home from Cooperstown Dreamspark this weekend. They had a terrific time and memories that will last a lifetime. This Thunder tradition started in August of 2014, when we sent our first 12U team the Thunder BOLTS (Brave Outgoing Leaders Teaching Sportsmanship).
Thunder Academy 12U Red team coached by Kyle Bemis will be playing the week of July 7, 2018. If your player is currently age 11 or below, ask your coach after this weekends "Coach the Coaches" meeting for more information.
12U Thunder Academy Red Competing for National Title in Cooperstown, NY
The 12U Thunder Academy Red from Broomfield/Westminster, Colorado has been selected to play in the Cooperstown Dreams Park and American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament, during the week of July 7, 2018 in the Magical Mythical Home of Baseball…Cooperstown, NY. In addition to competing against teams from around the country, members of the 12U Thunder Academy Red will be enshrined in the prestigious American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame.
America’s First and Foremost Youth Baseball Experience
The Cooperstown Dreams Park Experience, since 1996, offers more than baseball. This cultural and life enriching experience for team and family members will create memories to last a lifetime. Players and coaches will, like the heroes of the game before them, visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame, share hometown stories, trade pins and compete with players from around the United States for a weekly national title. Team records and photographs will be displayed in the American Youth Baseball Hall of
The Crown Jewel of Youth Baseball
Cooperstown Dreams Park, the First and Foremost Youth Baseball Facility, has twenty-two professionally groomed and lighted fields. Dreams Park is situated on 150 acres and features baseball diamonds with grass infields enclosed by eight-foot-high stadium walls.
Teams will spend seven-days and six-nights in the Baseball Village clubhouses and eat three meals daily in the team-dining pavilion. Teams will arrive on Saturday and depart the following Friday. Each team is guaranteed at least seven games (weather permitting) and will earn a seed to play in the single-elimination championship tournament. All teams will be represented in the “King of Swat”, “RoadRunner”, “Golden Arm”, and “Around the Horn Plus” skills competition.
Players will receive a Cooperstown Dreams Park home and away jersey, socks, hat and the prestigious American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame ring. All teams/players will have a photo session and receive personalized Cooperstown Dreams Park baseball cards.
Throughout the summer of 2018, Cooperstown Dreams Park plans for over 100 teams weekly participating in thirteen weeks of national tournaments hosted between May 31st and August 29th. The Tournament of Champions” offers over 1,350 championships teams the opportunity to participate in the Cooperstown Dreams Park premier youth baseball tournaments…the National AmericanTournament of Champions (N.A.T.C.) and the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame “Cooperstown Classic”. Teams from across the country will compete for a “Tournament of Champions” true 12 and under National Title.
Thunder Baseball League, is about promoting good character, developing young players skills in a positive manner and preparing for high school baseball and beyond.
Our partner Thunder Academy launched their new website earlier this week! The new website allows online payment and scheduling with your favorite coach (based on availability). You can also learn about Thunder Academy's High School Summer program and Alumni.
Attached below is the 2018/2019 Organizational Chart for Thunder Baseball League. Should you have any questions, feel free to contact any board member or director. The BOD meets monthly (typically the 3rd Sunday of every month except June and December) at 8:30 PM at Thunder Academy.
The 2018 spring season will be here before you know it! Good luck to all those players getting extra work with individual private professional lessons and players enrolled in the Progressive Hitting and Progressive Pitching programs that start November 6, 2017.
We are excited to present the attached “2018 TBL Annual Calendar” to help plan your season. Some dates and times are “subject to change”. Thunder Baseball League offers many different opportunities beyond league baseball games.
Exciting events like “Opening Day, Team Picture Day, Day at the Rockies, and Bats for a Cure Tournament” help build our Thunder Community. Talk to your team manager to ensure you don’t miss any important events.
We will continue Thunder Academy coach lead “age specific” training sessions during the season on Monday’s. Make sure your team does not miss out!