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Summer Coaches Meeting - Tuesday, May 29th at 8 pm
If your team is NEW to Summer baseball, you need to attend the MANDATORY Coaches Meeting which will be held on Tuesday, May 29th at 8 pm.. It will be held at Westfield High School in the cafeteria (4700 Stonecroft Blvd. Chantilly, VA 20151)

If your team is currently playing in the Spring season and plan to play into June and/or July, you do NOT need to attend this meeting.


Bradley Eagles Collegiate Summer League Team Seeking Players
ATTENTION CLASS OF 2018 GRADUATES GOING ON TO PLAY IN COLLEGE!

Our two Bradley Eagles Collegiate Summer League Teams are in their 4th season and both are looking for a few more players for the upcoming season. Here are the details.

  • To be eligible, you must be committed to playing in college or currently a college player(Varsity level).
  • Practice, weight room sessions and game locations will be Catholic University, Marshall High School and other various high school fields in Northern VA.
  • There are NO out of town tournaments or hotel expenses for these teams.
  • Season Format: 5/30-7/15
    ***We will have 3-4 practices before our first game. Weekly schedules will allow for our players to hold a job or internship Monday-Friday. Each calendar week will consist of 4-5 games. Weeknight games will begin at 6pm or 7pm and weekend DH game times will usually begin at 1pm. There will also be optional skills and weight lifting sessions offered on certain non-game days at Catholic University.

    Current rosters for our two teams are below:

    NAME - SCHOOL

  • MITCHELL K - ROANOKE
  • CHRIS B - PATRICK HENRY CC
  • JOHN S - OBERLIN
  • KYLE H - FREDERICK CC
  • TYLER M - COLBY
  • BRADEN M - SUNY NEW PALTZ
  • COOPER J - MACALESTER
  • BENJAMIN R - U OF CHICAGO
  • DYLAN R - CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT
  • BENJAMIN M - RANDOLPH-MACON
  • SPENCER A - CLAREMONT MCKENNA
  • NATHANIEL S - SKIDMORE
  • ANUSHKA F - MACALESTER
  • SEAN S - URSINUS
  • GRIFFIN K - MARYMOUNT
  • MATTHEW R - JOHNS HOPKINS
  • CAMERON K - HOOD
  • STEPHEN G - MARYMOUNT
  • TEDDY R - DICKINSON
  • MARK F - MINOT STATE
  • JULIO M - WV WESLYEAN COLL
  • JOE H - MARIETTA
  • CHARLES C - GRINNELL
  • ETHAN R - MIT
  • JOSH H - TUFTS
  • WILL V - GETTYSBURG
  • GRANT H - RANDOLPH-MACON
  • JAMES D - MARYMOUNT
  • ERIC T - TRINITY
  • PETER M - SHENANDOAH
  • SEBASTIAN A - SUNY- PLATTSBURGH ST
  • BRYAN S - HOOD
  • GARRETT L - CABRINI
  • BRETT K - MARYMOUNT
  • TOMMY M - COLBY
  • TOM B - DREW
  • GRANT T - SHENANDOAH
  • JACK P - AZUSA PACIFIC UNIV(CAL)
  • HENRY D - SHENANDOAH

    For more information, please contact Andy Bradley at bradleybaseballacademy@gmail.com.


  • AKADEMA TITANS SEEKING SHOWCASE GUEST PITCHERS
    Akadema Titans, are currently seeking Guest Pitchers interested in participating in select college showcase events. Akadema Titans, are a well established program consisting of high school sophomores. AT's, play 18u college showcase tournaments and NVTBL. Akadema Titans, are a very competitive tournament team, and have beaten most of the top travel teams in the area. The team has an excellent team culture and is coached by high school, ex college and ex professional players. The team practices in Mclean area 2 times per week. The team is sponsored by Akadema **There is no cost to guest pitchers. Contact: Mike Wheat at 703-966-3805 or wheatsbaseball@aol.com

    SUMMER OPEN HOUSE (BENEFITING THE NATIONAL BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION)
    Join Metro Baseball at their Summer Open House on June 3rd from 12 - 5 pm. The Senators teams are raising awareness this season as one of our coaches families is going through this now. They will be wearing pink socks and belts at times during the season and are running a summer fundraising event. among some other things. The whole day is free at the facility. (Silent Auction, Tickets sold for donations for games at the facility)

    For more information, http://www.metrobaseballacademy.com/open-house


    NVTBL New Website FAQs

    COACHES
  • Should coaches enter rosters in NVTBLBaseball.org? Yes, you must enter all of your players in the new website. You can do this under Team Center.
    click here for Team Center page
  • Where will coaches enter game and practice requests? Game and practice requests will be done on the new website. There is a re-direct for this.
  • Where will coaches score games? Coaches will continue to score games in the old website at NVTBL.org Those scores will automatically be updated on the new website for all to see.
  • Where will coaches find umpire contact information? Coaches will still find umpire contact information on the old website at NVTBL.org because that is where all back-end scheduling work is done for games and umpires.
  • Where can I find information on how to use the new website? Sports Engine has a great Help Center that you can find on new website for any and all questions.
    click here for Help Center
  • Where will NVTBL post tryout information and players/teams looking for teams/players? All of this will be on the new website at NVTBL.org as it is a front-end function.
  • Can I use the new website as my team/organizations website or webpage? Yes, you have creative rights to edit/manage your individual team page on our new site for FREE.
  • Do coaches control the permissions of your individual team webpage? Yes, you control who can see/do what on your individual team page.

    PARENTS

  • What is Sports Engine? Sports Engine is the new website platform that hosts the new NVTBLBaseball.org website.
  • Which website will parents and all other family members use? Everyone will use NVTBLBaseball.org for all front end use. Parents and other family members will have no need to visit the old site. Coaches will use it just for registration, accounting, schedule requests. The only exception is when parents sign the electronic waivers to start the season on the old website.
  • How do parents join the new Sports Engine NVTBL website? You will receive an email invitation from your coach when he enters you on the roster. You will need to follow the instructions and become a member of Sports Engine and your team.
  • Will parents and family members have access to the old website? No, you will only use the new website and your parents login/p-word on old site will be inactive.
  • Where will parents, coaches, families view the schedule? You can view the schedule on NVTBLBaseball.org or the new SE/NVTBL mobile app.
  • Where can I find information on how to use the new website? Sports Engine has a great Help Center that you can find on new website for any and all questions.
    click here for Help Info
  • If I am already a member of Sports Engine for another league/team can I use the same account? Yes, you will simply login with that information and accept the invite to your NVTBL team.
  • Can I create an individual player webpage for my child? Yes, you can do this under your teams web page depending on what editing rights your coach gives you.

    FUNCTIONS OF NEW WEBSITE w/ SPORTS ENGINE

  • Team Communication - Coaches can send last minute texts/e-mails through their team website
  • Mobile App - NVTBL has a new SE mobile app with incredible functions, which includes a map to all locations.
  • Tracking - Coaches can track what players will be attending what events through the new website.
  • Team Web Page - Coaches can use this as their team's web page at no cost.
  • Fundraising - You can use the new website to create a Rally Me fundraising campaign.
  • Game Changer - Game Changer is integrated with Sports Engine. NVTBL is still working on how to fully integrate score reporting because as of now there is no function on GC / SE to report rain-outs for accounting purposes.
  • Tournament Management - Sports Engine has a Tournament Management function that NVTBL may use.
  • Help Center - The Sports Engine Help Center can answer any questions you may have. click here for Help Center
  •  Game Requests 

    Mon, May 28 -- Aldie Senators 10U Anderson looking for a game
    Field: Byrnes Ridge 60 #2
    Notes: AAA or AA opponents - Hot Dogs Refreshments on The Senators
    Sat, June 2 -- Moose 14U looking for a game
    Field: Ft. Reno Park
    Notes: Game Times 9am and 11:30am
    Thu, June 7 -- BCC Big Train 10U looking for a game
    Field: Wooton HS-Softball
    Notes: Looking for any 10U team for single game. Start time 5:30 or 6pm. Can host/travel. Call 202-210-8265
    Sun, June 10 -- BCC Big Train 10U looking for a game
    Field: Wooton HS-Softball
    Notes: Looking for any 10U for DH or single game. Time is flexible. Can host or travel. Call 202-210-8265
    Sun, June 10 -- BCC Big Train 11U looking for a game
    Field: Winston Churchill HS Softball
    Notes: Looking for DH 6/10. Can host/travel. Call 202-425-7706
    Wed, June 13 -- Manassas Militia 13u looking for a game
    Field: Jennie Dean ES Field #1 (Manassas)
    Notes: Manassas Militia 13u looking for a single game starting at 6:30 or 7pm
    Wed, June 13 -- Mason Patriots  (Var) looking for a game
    Field: South County Middle School
    Wed, June 13 -- Mount Vernon Mavericks 9U 2027 looking for a game
    Field: Hollin Hall #1
    Notes: JUNE Games: Mavs 8/9U is avail for games on 16/17 23/24 June. Can host/travel. Call 361-774-2011.
     NVTBL Hot News 

    Team Registration For Spring 2018 is CLOSED

  • Spring 2018 Registration for NVTBL is CLOSED.
  • Registration fees for 8U - 12U teams $415 (INCLUDES two dozen baseballs for those coaches who attend the coaches meeting; does not include Insurance)
  • Registration fees for 13U and older teams - $805 (INCLUDES three dozen baseballs for those coaches who attend the coaches meeting)
  • 1/22, 1/25, 1/31 - New Coaches Webinars
  • 2/1 - Late fee begins, $125 additional
  • 2/7, 2/12 - New Coaches Webinars
  • 2/8 - Additional Late Fee of $225, registration pending approval from NVTBL
  • 2/15 - Registraton Closes * All field availability and team availability info must be in to NVTBL
  • 3/4 - Coach's Meeting & Training for ALL coaches - 1 pm - 6 pm, Executive Conference and Training Center (22685 Holiday Park Drive, Sterling, VA 20166)
  • Spring Season (8U - 12U) - April 8 - June 3
  • Summer Registration (13U - PSL) - opens April 16th (**NOTE: If you are registered for Spring 2018, you do NOT need to register for summer)
  • 8u-12u EOS Tournament - June 3 and 10
  • Spring Season (13U - PSL) - April 7 - May 31
  • Summer Season (13U - PSL) - June 1 - July 31
  • EXISTING TEAMS & GENERAL SEASON INFO - For additional information regarding the Registration Process Click here
    NOTE: All existing teams MUST have all prior season accounting cleared out before scheduling can be processed.

    NVTBL's Age Determination Policy for 2018 - Click here

    For further assistance regarding Spring 2018 Registration, contact Lisa Lombardozzi at admin@nvtbl.org or 571-765-1561.


    Bat & Ball Guidelines for NVTBL
    The Easton Ghost X 30/20 YBB18GX10 and LL18GHX 30/20 2 5/8" has been decertified by USA Baseball and is no longer an approved bat under the USABat Standard. This applies to the 30" (-10) length of the Ghost X YBB18GX10 and LL18GHX. All other certified lengths and drops of the Easton Ghost X USABat remain approved for play. A full list of approved bats can be found at https://USABat.com
    For more information, please visit http://usabat.com/Decertified-Bats/

    For the 2018 SPRING season, NVTBL will have the following bat restrictions:

  • 8U - 12U teams - USA Baseball Bat Standard restrictions
  • 13U teams - USA Baseball Bat Standard restrictions
  • 14U teams - NO restrictions
  • JV teams - bats are restricted to the BBCOR standards
  • Varsity teams - bats are restricted to the BBCOR standards
  • PSL teams - bats are restricted to the BBCOR standards
  • **BBCOR bats can be used at any age level**

  • See this helpful article from the Little League website - click here

    For the 2018 FALL season, NVTBL will have the following bat restrictions:

  • 8U - 12U teams - USA Baseball Bat Standard restrictions
  • 13U teams - USA Baseball Bat Standard restrictions
  • 14U teams - USA Baseball Bat Standard restrictions
  • JV teams - bats are restricted to the BBCOR standards
  • Varsity teams - bats are restricted to the BBCOR standards
  • PSL teams - bats are restricted to the BBCOR standards

    Ball requirements:

  • All teams MUST use NVTBL stamped baseballs.
  • NVTBL Logo games balls are available at Sports Plus (4429 Brookfield Corporate Drive, Chantilly, VA 20151)
  • Phone Number - 703-222-8255
  • $42 per dozen (discounted price)
  • Can be shipped for roughly $15 per case (10 dozen)
  • Each team is required to provide 2 game balls at the start of each game. After the initial 2 balls, each team must provide an equal number of game balls for each game.

    NVTBL Stamped Baseball Specifications

  • NFHS approved baseball (high school)
  • Double Core Cushioned Center
  • High School grade leather cover
  • NVTBL logo stamp

  • Seeking Umpires for 13-18 year old NVTBL games
    NVBUA/MAC is always looking for new umpires. We do training year round including on-the-job, formal classroom, cage, and field work. Check out our web-site at http://umpires.org, e-mail us at assignor@umpires.org, or call us at 703-978-3601 for more information or to sign up!

    Umpires for 8U - 12U Games
    Umpires Needed - anyone interested in umpiring 8-12u baseball games in the NVTBL, please contact Lisa Lombardozzi at admin@nvtbl.org or call: (571) 765-1561.

    Former NVTBL Players in Major League Baseball
    NVTBL which began in 1999 has seen several of our athletes go on to play professional baseball. Congratulations to the athletes and their former NVTBL coaches!

  • Paul Clemens (NCBC Nationals 2005) was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in 2008 and traded to Houston Astros in 2011. Called up and pitched in long relief against the Nationals in April 2014.
  • Ryan Lindemuth, who played in NVTBL for the Barnstormers, was drafted by the Pirates in the 2013 Draft and the 2014 by the Yankees.
  • Steve Lombardozzi, a former NVTBL player who played for the Virginia Bandits and Columbia Red Dogs, is playing with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He played with the Washington Nationals in prior years.
  • Brandon Snyder, who played in NVTBL primarily with the Northern Virginia Silverhawks was called up to the majors by the Orioles for games in 2010 and 2011. He is with the Boston Red Sox.
  • Jon Link was drafted by Montreal Expos (2002) and by San Diego Padres (2005) and called up by the Dodgers for games in 2010. He is currently with the Miami Marlins organization.
  • Brandon Guyer, who played for the Barnstormers and was drafted by the Chicago Cubs. He was traded to Tampa Bay.
  • Jesse Beal (Vipers 2004-2006, Barnstormers). Drafted by the Orioles in 2008.

    If you would like to add players to the list, please send their information to admin@nvtbl.org.


  • USSSA Offering Teams Points for Games with NVTBL
    Is your team registered through USSSA? If you play an opponent in an NVTBL game and they are also registered with USSSA, you can each earn USSSA points.

    Teams should email the NVTBL staff (admin@nvtbl.org) and we can add your name to a list of teams wanting to be included in an Open USSSA League . Teams will report scores and they will be entered into the USSSA League Results. Both coaches must agree that the game will be reported.

    For more information go to: http://www.gousssabaseball.com/usssaleague2009.htm


    This Web site is the property of Northern Virginia Travel Baseball.  For information please contact: admin@nvtbl.org