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Coach (2019):  Jimmy Summers
2018 Record 22-8, SSBL League Champions

Team Notes: The A's are a High School Varsity and College developmental program .  
The purpose of this team is twofold.  First, to prepare the players for their high school tryouts.   Secondly, to play a competitive summer schedule.  At this age, they should have their own workout and training routine but we will help them develop one if they don't.  

Games
:  The A's will play in the Prospects league and three tournaments.  The tournaments will be selected by the coach for their competitiveness.

Tuition includes:  September practices, Winter workouts with Coach Jimmy, Pre-high school tryout workouts.  Tuition also includes an individual membership to the academy so that the boys can have access to batting cages and other training equipment and space.  Tuition also includes all of the in-season expenses including practice fields (4 dates), games fields, tournaments, league fees, insurance, baseball and other supplies, umpires.  Additional expenses not covered are:  additional practices (coach's discretion), coaches travel expenses, shared tbd (gas, food, lodging).

2019 Team Tuition:  $1450 plus uniform.  The tuition is broken down into two categories 1)  Team expenses  2)  Uniform

FUND RAISING NOTE:  We have several OPTIONAL Fund Raisers planned for this season.  All proceeds are divided among the participants based on participation (more partcipation = higher percentage of the proceeds).
  
September 29th - Golf Outing (more information to come)
Other Fund raisers to be announced.  

Team expenses - $1450 per year (payable in installments)

Installment schedule:  The A's training program is a year round developmental program, starting in September each year.  When a players accepts a position on the team, certain expenses are incurred starting in September.  If a player quits during the off-season, the expenses due to the point of his departure, including the non-refundable deposit, are still due and will be expected, even if the player did not participate in all available training opportunities.  The following schedule indicates the amount due during the off-season.

Acceptance of position on team  - $400 deposit (non-refundable)

$131.25  monthly payments September – April
 
OR

Pay in full by September 15th and receive a 5% discount AND save the 3% credit card processing fee

OR 

Set-up recurring credit card payments and save the 3% credit card processing fee

If a players quits for any reason, no refunds


NEW:  Late fee of $10 per month that any installment is late, accrues each month that the installment is late.  Reminders will be sent by eSoft

Tuition includes:  September practices, Winter workouts with Coach Jimmy, Pre-high school tryout workouts Play Ball.  Tuition also includes an individual membership to the academy so that the boys can have access to batting cages and other training equipment and space.  Tuition also includes all of the in-season expenses including practice fields (4 dates), games fields, tournaments, insurance, baseball and other supplies, umpires.  Additional expenses not covered are:  additional practices (coach's discretion), coaches travel expenses, shared tbd (gas, food, lodging).

Uniform expenses - $0 - $200 This price will vary from player to player based on need.  The goal is to keep the uniform expense as low as possible.  Uniform fee is payable upon the ordering of the uniform some time in the Spring.  The uniform is expected to be two dri-fit style shirts and a hat.  Players will be told what color pants, belt and socks to purchase.  Other uniform items such as team helmet, team warmup jersey etc. will also be offered.  The tuition is broken down to explain everything that is included. Coach will be interviewed and selected by the Play Ball Sports Academy staff to meet the standards of our travel team philosophy.  Team tuition will be pro-rated for players who make the team late.  




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