Monday, May 11, 2009
We recieved an e-mail the other day from a baseball tournament organizer in Michigan that really impressed us. The economy will have a tremendous impact this year on College Development Programs and other teams that travel and develop players. The cost of running a team will be prohibitive for many families struggling to make ends meet.
However, in an effort to ease the pain, The Wolves Tournament Director in Farmington Hills, MI, is waiving tournament fees for any head coach or coach that lost their job recently. That's a very nice gesture and more teams and directors should implement this policy. They key to development is for the kid...not to make money. Although, we need to support the CDP's and help pay their staffs, a scholarship or break for families in need are an important part of keeping kids in the game of baseball. Lack of money should never be an excuse for denying a kid a chance to play this nations greatest sport. Here's a copy of the flyer we received. For those of you in Michigan...support the Wolves and their Tournaments.. they deserve it.
May Day Classic Tournament May 16th & 17th
Farmington Hills, Michigan
Wolves Tournaments is continuing our program to help coaches and teams. If the head coach or one of their assistant coaches have lost their jobs that team qualifies for one our free spots that are open in 9u & 14u:
First teams to register for 9u or 14u get the spot
Register online at our web site
Submit verification paperwork
We have already helped a number of teams this year and when an opportunity comes up to even out a bracket we will offer that slot to coaches that have lost their job free of charge. It is our way of giving back to the community.
More information - Call Tim Broughton (734)645-9033
All of our tournaments feature:
Online registration, rosters, merchandise ordering and scheduling
Multiple Tournament Discount
No Lump Sum Gate Fees
We supply baseballs
Two umpires for each game
Run by a professional staff
Discounted hotel rooms
Wolves Tournaments .... where the top teams come to play since 2000.