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Tinley Park Bobcats Gold Full Time Travel Baseball Tryouts for 2021

Tinley Park Bobcats Gold Full Time Travel Baseball Tryouts for 2021 Season are below. If you missed the tryout date please reach out to the coach directly to see if there are any alternative tryout dates / open spots for the 2021 Season. Some coaches are still looking for players.

Below are the dates, times, and fields for gold level tryouts by age division for the upcoming 2021 season. If you are unable to make these dates please reach out to the coach directly, coach contact information can be found at

The Tinley Park Bobcats Gold teams typically play 50+ games including multiple tournaments and winter / offseason training. Our 12u team attends Cooperstown each year.  Some Age Divisions have multiple teams and those tryout dates will be posted to as well.

Bettenhausen Field Address – 16440 76th Ave

Volunteer Park Address – 17500 Valley View Drive (About 8200 West)

Kiwanis Field Address – 8501 175th St

9U Gold

August 2nd 4:00 Bettenhausen 3

Joe Bressanelli

(708) 955-3422

10U Gold

August 9 12:00 Bettenhausen 3

Brett Jurishi

(312) 394-9860

11U Gold

Garrett Charbonneau


July 20th:  5-7 Bettenhausen 3

July 30th 5pm @ Deinert


12U Gold and Black

Friday July 31 5:30pm Bettenhausen Field 1 

Mike Minetti / Danielle Gorjaski

Minetti (708) 642-8639

Gorjaski (708) 878-8584


13U Gold and Black

July 25 12:00 at Volunteer Park

& July 27 5:00 Kiwanis South

Bill Insley / Mark Sieracki

Insley (312) 560-1393

Sieracki (708) 466-0763

14U Gold/Black/White

July 27 6:00pm Kiwanis North

Dave Morrey /Brian Devereux/ Jeff Watzke

Dave Morrey (312) 442-2077

Brian Devereux (708) 692-5530

Jeff Watzke (708) 262-4819

15U Gold

Mike O’Reilly

Sunday 7/26 12:00 Volunteer

(708) 261-7836

Sunday 7/26 12:00 Volunteer

16U Gold

Tuesday 7/28 5:30pm Kiwanis Park – North Field

***Register with Jim Keating in advance for tryout.

(708) 670-5980


Pricing and Divisions

Prior to January 20th Pricing, after the 20th add $10.00 to all divisions except for Shetland.

  • Shetland (Pre-K to Kindergarten) $55.00 (This division doesn’t come with pants, you can purchase for an additional $10.00)
  • Pinto (1st & 2nd Grade) – $110.00
  • Mustang (3rd & 4th Grade) – $125.00
  • Bronco (5th & 6th Grade) – $140.00
  • Pony (7th & 8th Grade) – $155.00
  • Colt/Palomino – 15-18 years old

To be involved in any of the Bobcats recreational programs

Each team commits to run the concession stand at Bettenhausen Park as well as participate in the fundraising program. In addition, donations from businesses, companies, and individuals are always welcome as the Bobcats is a non-profit, tax-exempt civic organization dedicated to helping our south suburban youth. You can help by donating your time, talents, resources. To begin your corporate donation now, contact the Sport Specific Commissioner or the Treasurer of the Bobcats (contact information on the “Contact Us” page at the top).

Tinley Park Bobcat Request Policy Change

The Bobcats have moved away from a request policy and have implemented a draft for levels Pinto through Pony. The reason for the change is to insure balanced competitive teams. Tee Ball requests are still accepted. For more information please contact a Bobcat member via e-mail or hotline.