Phenom Illinois (previously Crystal Lake Bulldogs and Crystal Lake Stars youth travel baseball programs) will be having tryouts for age groups 8u-12u for the 2021 season on the following dates and times:
8u, 9u, 10u
Sunday, August 2, 9:30-11:00
Monday, July 27, 6:30 pm
Monday, July 20, 4:00 pm

All tryouts will be held at Canterbury Field in Crystal Lake located behind Canterbury Elementary School.

8u: Brett Fisher
9u: Tom Haurum
10u: Blue – Todd Hode, 10u Red – Jason Eggert
11u: Blue – Dan Dreher , 11u Red – Brian Bogda
12u: Blue – Mark Trivellini, 12u Red – Jim Kautz

  • Phenom is a national organization with teams throughout the country including Texas, California and Florida.
  • Phenom Illinois has teams from 8u-18u providing continuity for our youth players through high school.
  • Winter indoor training will be at the Trinity Athletic Center in Lake in the Hills.
  • Phenom has partnerships with Nike, Gatorade and Jaeger bands for our equipment needs.

Includes winter indoor training time at Trinity Athletic Center, use of Phenom trainers for winter team practice and strength and agility training, tournament fees, Nike uniform package, winter training practice jerseys and hat, necessary team equipment, umpires for home games as needed.

Phenom Blue Teams
$1925 (+$150 one time Phenom National insurance fee payable at time of acceptance of roster spot on team). Phenom Blue teams will have more indoor training time, will play more tournaments and will travel more extensively than Phenom Red teams. (Includes 10u Hode, 11u Dreher, 12u Trivellini)

Phenom Red Teams (and 8u Fisher and 9u Haurum)
$1200 (+$150 one time Phenom National fee payable at time of acceptance of roster spot on team). (Includes 10u Eggert, 11u Bogda, 12u Kautz and 8u Fisher and 9u Haurum will pay Phenom Red fee level.)

To register please email Adam Ozment VP of Phenom at
Please include your player’s name, birthdate, and the age group they want to tryout for.


Go Phenom!