Traverse City Waves Softball Club


2023 Softball Season Tryout Information

WHO:  Traverse City Waves Girls Travel Fastpitch Softball

WHAT:  Tryout for Fall 2022 to Summer 2023 Season

WHEN: 13U and 14U Teams - Limited spots available on either team Monday July 25th

9u and 10U Teams - limited spots on the 10U, the 9U is a new team. Tuesday July 26th

12U - New team and Makeup for the other tryouts is Wednesday July 27th 


Makeup Date for all Ages: Additional Make Up Dates provided as needed

TIME: 5:45 to 8:45 p.m.  Arrive by 5:45 to check in.  All positions will tryout from 6-8, then pitchers and catchers from 8-8:45

Note:  Decisions Regarding number and ages of teams fielded by the Waves for 2023 will be made based upon information gathered at Tryouts.  TEAM SCHEDULES (Location, type, number) will be based upon the team makeup.  

WHERE:  St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Middle School, 1601 3 Mile Road, Traverse City, Michigan  49684.  Park in the parking lot and walk past the Football Field to the Softball Fields. 

EquipmentRequired – Glove and Fielding Facemask. Recommended – Bat, Batting Gloves, Cleats, Softball Pants (or long pants), Catching Gear for catchers (if you prefer your own), Sunglasses, Visor, Water.

Expectations: Players should be prepared to be evaluated based upon their general Softball Skills (catching, throwing, hitting, bunting, base running), as well as their general knowledge of the game and attitude.  There will be additional opportunities to showcase specialized skills (Pitchers and Catchers).

Questions: Send Email to or contact Bill Gaylord at 231-944-6471. 

Who We Are:  If you're looking for a travel softball organization that will make false promises, put winning over all other things, and lose track that travel softball is about making great moments that become memories and allowing kids to be kids with teammates that become life long friends, then WAVES IS NOT THE ORGANIZATION FOR YOU.  But if you are looking for an organization with a history of individual and team success, doing things the "right way", by keeping focus on the athletes and their physical and mental growth, then you've come to the right place.   Traverse City Waves is part of the TC Waves Ball Club, we are competitive, girls travel fastpitch Softball and Baseball Organization dedicated to player development of both physical and mental softball skills, in a fun, safe and drama free environment, emphasizing sportsmanship, dedication to individual and team improvement, and accountability.   The Tidal (Title Wave) is growing!!!  

Registration:  Please Pre-Register for Tryouts by completing the Tryout Form Here.