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Galaxy 2020-2021 Tryouts Posted

Jul 7, 2020 6:44 PM
Karen Vance

Review Tryout Dates and Information

Register today for Galaxy Baseball tryouts

If you're looking for an organization that cares about providing a positive, instructional environment that shares a love of baseball, the Cincinnati Galaxy might be the place for you.

We have more than 160 families in our organization, working together to create an environment where the players can develop and learn skills, compete at the select level and enjoy playing baseball.

Team information on our site reflects both current 2019-20 teams and next year's 2020-2021 season. Our 2019-20 teams and coaches will age up. The pages reflect Coaches, Managers and Rosters of this year's team.

Tryout Dates & Times

Here is the current open tryout schedule for teams (this is their 2021 age eligibility):

  • 8U Cincinnati Galaxy, coached by Zenon Butts, seeking one player to complete roster. Email zenon@galaxybaseball.org
  • 9U Cincinnati Galaxy, coached by Steve Gerhardt, private tryouts only. Please register to request one or email steveg@galaxybaseball.org.
  • 10U Galaxy Gold, coached by James Magee, on Aug. 22 at 11 a.m. at Good Shepherd Catholic Church baseball fields
  • 11U Galaxy Black, coached by Jeff Sliter, request a private tryout.
  • 12U Galaxy White, coached by George Kovach, by appointment.
  • 14U Galaxy Silver, coached by Rob Kroger, request a private tryout.
  • 16U Galaxy Black, coached by Steve Hargis, contact for a private tryout.

Please register in advance by clicking REGISTER FOR TRYOUTS. Start by creating a username and password start to your contact-less tryout registration.

Locations

  • Columbia Intermediate School is located at 8263 Columbia Rd, Kings Mills, OH 45034 (South of Kings Island and just North of Montgomery Road).
  • Landen-Deerfield Park is located at 2258 US-22, Maineville, OH 45039.
  • Paxton Ramsey Park is located at 6265 Price Rd, Loveland, OH 45140.
  • Good Shepherd Catholic Church ball fields are located at 8815 E Kemper Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249  (No drop-offs by the field. No parking on the grass.)

In addition to these fields, in season our teams utilize Clete McDaniel Sports Complex, Bechtold Park, Rogers Park in South Lebanon and Schuler Sports Complex.

Why should you register?

Our coaches will have your contact information, in the event of inclement weather, they will notify you via email (or text if you have opted into receiving text messages). If you have requested a private tryout, the coach will be in contact to discuss a mutually agreeable time.

Tryout Details

All tryouts will last 1:30-2 hours, depending on the quantity of players at a given age. The coach(es) will run your player through a variety of skills drills, including outfield, infield, pitching and hitting. If you are interested in catching, please let the coach know and he will ensure you have an opportunity to demonstrate those skills as well. You may arrive up to 30 minutes early to warm-up. If the field is occupied with another tryout, please warmup in the grass nearby.

Be prepared in full baseball attire (hat and baseball pants) and with baseball equipment (bat and glove). Please bring a water jug or other refreshment to stay hydrated. Current Galaxy players will be on hand to assist with the tryout. Current Galaxy parents and the Head Coach and some Assistant Coaches are available for questions. We will also provide email addresses and/or they may contact you via phone to facilitate social distancing, as needed.

Parents may observe tryouts. Columbia Intermediate has a bleacher area and two dugouts (for player use, for equipment, and for water breaks). There is limited shade.

Landen-Deefield Park does not have stands for fans, and also has limited shade. We recommend bringing a chair. Good Shepherd and Paxton Ramsey have stands.

Please practice social distancing and follow local, state and federal guidelines as of the date and location of your tryout.

Bathrooms may or may not be open at any of these facilities.

About Galaxy Baseball

Galaxy Baseball offers:

  • Player development focus
  • Competitive teams playing in the American League of SWOL
  • Our own indoor facility, located in the Blue Ash area
  • Home Field in Montgomery/Sycamore Township
  • One out-of-town tournament
  • Organizational support for fundraising to reduce player costs
  • Affiliation with a certified-Epstein Hitting instructor

Our organization is based on developing baseball players, teaching them baseball skills as well as life skills that build character – from working as a team to acting with integrity and sportsmanship. We believe teams improve by staying together, creating long-term friendships and learning to work together.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Galaxy has a page dedicated to your frequently asked questions. Please click here to review if you want to know more about select baseball or the Galaxy.

Please email info@galaxybaseball.org if you have any specific questions.

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