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Suburban Stampede Baseball

Suburban has developed and supported select / travel teams for both boys and girls for over a decade. Nearly 150 boys and girls represent Suburban through the select program, with many having initiated their playing careers in the Suburban in-house leagues. Suburban teams are very competitive in some of the top leagues in the Omaha area. Many Suburban Stampede players have gone on to play at local area high schools.

Program Goals:

  • Improvement in game fundamentals
  • Fair playing time for all players with an opportunity to learn multiple positions
  • Manageable increase in games vs. in-house
  • Emphasis on the selection of players with a history in the Suburban organization

Important Information:

  • Tryouts in July for following year
  • Season runs from late March or early April to early July.
  • Additional practice time required, with teams beginning optional practices as early as January or February.
  • Dedicated in season practice fields for Stampede teams to use for practices and alternate game sites.  
  • Costs for the additional games and equipment will be borne by the players families. 
  • Most teams annual budget is $900-$1000 per player
  • Blue teams can expect to be scheduled for 50 games including 6-7 Tournaments, Green teams are scheduled for 42 games including 5 tournaments.  
  • Most games will be played in the Omaha Metro area with very limited to no regional travel to help control costs to families.  

2014-15 Boys Travel Program Update

The Omaha Suburban Athletic Association offers a Boys Select Baseball Program for age groups 8-14, the Suburban Stampede and Suburban Young Guns. Tryouts for these teams will be held June 30th - July 10th 2014.  These open tryouts are posted in the newspaper, website and on the dugouts at the fields. We encourage any young man who plays in our in-house program to try out.  

Starting in the 2012 season we developed a second Stampede team in the 11s and 12s age group.  In 2013 we added our Young Guns program to have more of a select lite opportunity for our players.  Those teams will advance to next year and we denote the higher strength team with the Blue designation and the developmental team as Green for each age group.  We intend for the 2015 season to have a Blue and Green 9's, 10's, 11's, 12's, 13's and 14s.  We are also starting the program a year earlier and adding a Blue & Green 9s teams for the 2015 season.  We would welcome any other inquiries at other age groups from existing players or coaches.  

The 2014 season is currently in progress and we are enjoying a strong season from our teams.  You can look at their current standings at www.nebraskausssa.com.  

In the 2012 season our 10s team won the AA State Tournament, Congratulations to Coaches Vosik, Vollmer, Bullock & Adkins for that great achievement.  Our 12s team won the West Omaha Classic and Holiday Park Double Play Tournament in Des Moines.  They were runner up in the Papillion Days and Nate Pullen Tournaments.  They finished 6th at AAA State and also competed in the Open State Tournament losing their final game 3-2 in 9 hard played innings!  

In the 2011 season the 11 and 12 yr old teams finished strong and competed in the AA Nebraska state tournament with the 12 yr old team winning the State Title!  Congrats to Coach Hemphill his staff and players on that outstanding accomplishment!. Our 13yr old team competed in the AAA Nebraska state tournament. The Stampede 11’s ended their season winning the consolation bracket in the AA Nebraska state tournament and finishing the tournament w/ a 5-1 record.

If you have any questions regarding the select boys program, please contact Jon Firmature, the Director of Travel Baseball, at 402-880-8989 or Darren Obrecht OSAA President at 402-651-5334. 

Tryout Info

 

OMAHA SUBURBAN ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

* Suburban Stampede & Young Guns Baseball Tryout Schedule for 2015 *

LOCATION:   Lamp Park 11001 Lamp Street (approx. 3 blocks south of 114th Dodge St)

Stampede 8’s – July 1st 6-8pm, Lamp #8

Contact: Aaron 403-2986.  Tryouts for one and potentially two 8u teams. 

Player cannot be older than 8 before May 1, 2015.

Stampede 9’s – June 30th 6-8pm, Lamp #6

Contact: Darren 651-5334.  Tryouts for one 9u teams. 

Player cannot be older than 9 before May 1st 2015.

 

Stampede 10’s – July 8th 6-8pm on Lamp #2

Contact: Aaron 403-2986  Blue, Green & Young Guns teams at the same time.  There will be three teams for 10u in 2015. 

Player cannot be older than 10 before May 1st 2015.

 

Stampede 11’s – Monday June 30th

5:30-8pm on Lamp #2          

contact: Chuck 943-8091 for AAA Blue team

We are planning to add a AA Green team for 2015.

Larry 492-8388 for a new AA Young Guns Team

Player cannot be older than 11 before May 1st 2015                          

 

Stampede 12’s –      

contact: Blue 12s AAA- Darren 651-5334.  Private tryouts available.

Green 12s AA- Phil 980-0704

Tryouts July 2nd 6-8pm on Lamp #2

Player cannot be older than 12 before May 1st 2015

 

Stampede 13’s –  Private Tryouts Available

contact: Randy 210-5533 for Majors Blue Team

Mike K. 980-6674 for AAA Green Team

Young Guns 13s AA

Contact: Dan W. 681-0451

Player cannot be older than 13 before May 1st 2015

 

Stampede 14’s – Tues July 8th 6-8pm Lamp #1

Contact: Alex 689-0052 for AAA Blue Team.  Spots are available.     

Brian S 871-5701 for AA Green Team, team is full for 2015.              

Player cannot be older than 14 before May 1st 2015

 

 

Please ARRIVE a half-hour before your scheduled time to Warm-up and Sign-In.

VISIT:  www.OmahaSuburban.com

·        For updated info if Inclement Weather is possible

 

·        No fee to tryout, a $200 non refundable deposit is due upon acceptance of an offered spot. 

 

·        Catchers: Protective gear will be provided unless you want to bring your own.

 

·        Private Tryouts are available upon request?