BULLDOGS 18U

The 2020 Bulldogs 18U Red team will be managed by veteran coach Tom Wagner.  Tom has been a part of the Bulldogs coaching staff for 6 years.  Coach Tom has over 20 years of experience as a coach and manager.  He has coached 15-18U select baseball teams and currently manages High School teams as well at a competitive level. Coach Tom is looking for players that are committed to working hard at developing their individual baseball skills in a competitive environment while practicing the values of team etiquette and sportsmanship.

The 2020 team will train in the Diamond Sports Senior Program and will play in the Seattle Elite 18U league as well as play in 5-8 18U competitive tournaments including University of Portland, GSL College Showcase and others that will give our players college exposure. The summer will be a combination of games, tournaments and practices, our home field will be at Decatur HS in Federal Way. 

The Diamond Sports Senior Program instructors are made up of various former professional and college baseball players including Jay Garthwaite and Alexander Lee. The Senior Program provides an all-inclusive training program that maximizes the development of our players. Training includes a defensive breakdown by position, catching, hitting, base-running, pitching, and strength and conditioning. Our instructors teach all aspects of the game giving our players specific concepts to implement during open hitting hours on their days off. 

If you are interested in trying out please contact Tom Wagner at 
Email: tomewags@comcast.net or Cell: 253-732-7235 

18U PREMIER

Diamond Sport 18u Premier is looking to add players for the 2019-2020 season. DS Premier plays one of the most competitive summer schedules around. This includes playing in the exclusive Seattle Premier League, various tournaments, and their annual series against Summer Collegiate team the Highline Bears.  

DS Premier’s coaches include Head Coach Alexander Lee and Drew Staples. Lee has playing experience at the Division 1 level playing Radford University. Upon graduating from Radford, Lee went on to be drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2014 draft. After two years of playing in their system, Lee returned back home, helping Kentwood High School make back to back final four appearances and has been coaching the Premier team the last 3 seasons. Staples is going into his 5th season at Diamond Sports, 2nd with DS Premier, where he has been an incredible help with our pitchers. Staples was left handed pitcher and a 2013 graduate from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. 

The Premier team will have their off season training as part of the Diamond Sports Senior Program. To maximize the development of our players, the Senior Program will provide an intense training program that includes a defensive breakdown by position, catching, hitting, base-running, pitching, and conditioning throughout the offseason. We will be practicing Indoors twice a week starting in October at the Diamond Sports Training Center in Puyallup.

For more information and to set up a private workout, please contact Alexander Lee at 253-880-5605 or alexander.lee.27@gmail.com.


18U ELITE

Diamond Sports Elite will compete in the competitive 18u Seattle Elite League. We will also participate in major tournaments including the Art Wright Memorial and GSL College Showcase. We will look to have one out of state tournament most likely in Oregon. 

During the off season we will participate in the Diamond Sports senior program and take advantage of great instructors, technology, and competitive environment. Players will get position specific training on defense to further enhance their skill set while embracing the #doublesandbombs offensive philosophy with Alexander Lee. Pitchers will work with a pitching coach and have access to weighted balls, bands, and develop their mechanics. 

The team will be managed by Jordyn Perry who is entering his 9th year at Diamond Sports and 6th consecutive at the 18u level. He has coached high school baseball at Garfield, Lindbergh, and Auburn Mountainview over the past 6 seasons. 

GATORS 18U

This team is seeking qualified juniors and seniors seeking entry into college baseball.  Our focus is always on the educational process as it relates to the game. Physical skill sets are constantly being evaluated and improved upon. The 18 U Gator program prides itself on using the training program and regular summer season as preparation for our final summer tournament. Our emphasis sacrifices regular season wins for the overall preparation of each player. Every facet of the game is developed so as to gain a clear image of the game played correctly. For information and to schedule a private tryout contact Coach Brian Embery at embery5tool@msn.com.

NORTHWEST REIGN SCOUT TEAM

NW Reign staff has been training at Diamond Sports for 10 years. All teams are a Program15 national affiliate and will play SEL league and be returning teams looking for players to help fill in rosters.

Teams will play in GSL, WCP and 5Tool showcase tournaments. 

Sr Program is lead by Joey Swanson (current D2 assistant coach) John Mattson (former MiLB pitcher in NY Mets organization) Dalton Bidon (former alumni and college graduate) , Austin Feist (D2 all conference player) and Brock Carpenter (former alumni, Seattle U, MiLB for LA Dodgers)

Tryouts will take place on the following dates:
Sunday, August 18th at 10am at Diamond Sports
Tuesday, August 20th at 7pm at Diamond Sports

SAINTS 18U

The 2020 18u Saints team is looking for a few players to fill out a very talented roster. If you are interested, please email Coach Brad at the address below and include position/s played, current summer team, current high school and what grade you’re going into. We are having two tryouts, see schedule below.

The Saints organization is ran by Coach Brad Thorsteinson who is an ex-collegiate pitcher and the current Cascade Christian High School head coach. Brad has been a youth head coach for 15 years and spent the last five years at Cascade Christian HIgh School. He will manage the 2020 13u and 18u Saints teams. The Saints believe in teaching the game of baseball at a very high level, developing each player and creating discerning leaders on and off the field. At 18u we want players who aspire to play collegiately and we will work to get them exposure and opportunity at the next level.

Players will participate in Diamond Sport’s off season training program and play in 8 tournaments and a league schedule. Any questions, please feel free to email or call Coach Brad at Saints15ubaseball@yahoo.com or 253-579-6513.