SWFL YOUTH Tryouts – 10u, 11u, 12u, 13u

SWFL Baseball will be holding Spring 2023 tryouts for 10u-13u

DECEMBER 13th or 15th – you can come either day

Location: Island Coast High School – 2125 De Navarra Pkwy Cape Coral, FL 33909

Time: 6-8 pm both days

Questions: Contact Clint Montgomery ~ 863-990-5429 or ClintonDMo@leeschools.net

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SWFL BASEBALL SUMMER 2023 TRYOUTS – GRAD Year 2024-2027

 

SWFL try-outs will be Saturday January 7, 2023 at Island Coast HS.

Address: 2125 De Navarra Pkwy Cape Coral, FL 33909

Southwest Florida Baseball will be holding their try-outs for the summer on January 7 at Island Coast HS for grad year 2024-2027. Southwest Florida Baseball – SWFL Baseball, is a nationally recognized and ranked travel baseball organization. SWFL Baseball incorporated in 1998 and has won numerous championships and sent hundreds of players into the college ranks. 21 former SWFL players have reached the Major League level including Michael Zunino, Scooter Gennett and most recently Shane McClanahan and Josh Winckowski. The full list of Major League players can be found at www.swflbaseball.com under Pro Alumni.

The SWFL organization plays in the top tournaments around the state of Florida and travel to national tournaments during the summer. The SWFL organization does a great job of placing players in college. Recent commits from the SWFL program include Florida Gulf Coast, Alabama, Florida State, U Florida, Flagler College, Barry U, Florida Southern, U Tampa, Lipscomb U, Maryville U and many 2-year college – JUCO programs. Overall, 23 SWFL players earned a college opportunity over the last year in the SWFL Organization. SWFL Baseball will assist and promote each player that wants to play baseball in college in obtaining a college baseball opportunity.

 SWFL player fees include tournaments, uniforms, and recruiting assistance.

 The SWFL Baseball try-outs will have 4-6 College Coaches in attendance from the D2 and JUCO levels. They will be providing instruction at positions before the defensive segment of the try-out. All 2023 uncommitted players are welcome to attend. This will be an outstanding opportunity to meet and interact with college coaches for all age groups and get an early start on recruiting for the 2024 – 2027 classes.

The SWFL Baseball 2023 summer teams that will compete at the High School level will be 24’, 25’, 26’ and 27’. The goal is to have nationally strong teams that win tournaments during the summer and the fall at all levels and assist the players in earning a college baseball opportunity. SWFL Baseball is looking to add top quality players who want to win, be recruited and be a part of a first-class organization.

All try-out participants MUST register below. 

Cost is $135.

Registration will close for the SWFL try-outs on Friday January 6th at noon.

Location: Island Coast HS – 2125 De Navarra Pkwy Cape Coral, FL 33909

Check in: 8:15 – 8:30

8:40 – stretch and flex

9:00 – 60-yard dash

9:30 – Instructional segment

10:45 – Defensive segment

12 noon – Lunch break – provided for all try-out players and coaches

  • Pitcher only report

12:30 – Batting practice

1:35 – Release hitter only players

1:45 – Pitcher – Catcher bullpens

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Questions: Contact Clint Montgomery ~ 863-990-5429 or ClintonDMo@leeschools.net

 Click here to register.

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SWFL Poker Tournament

The Dave Fore Southwest Florida Baseball

Texas Hold’em All-Star Benefit

When: POSTPONED UNTIL 2023 ~ YOU CAN STILL REGISTER BELOW
Where: Val Ward Cadillac  ~  12626 S Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers, FL 33907
Time: 6:00 – Happy Hour 7pm seating for Texas Hold’em style benefit
Tournament donation: $200; unlimted $100 re-buys first hour, one $150 add-on option after first hour. 5K playing chips starting stack. Donation fee includes seat to tournament, open bar and heavy appetizers.
Cash prizes: top 3 players, 25% of the tournament donations. – 120 player cap for this event.
Registration: please visit www.swflbaseball.com to register.
Sponsorship: To become a Sponsor please visit our website and the Poker tournament page.

Dr. Dave Fore is one of the founding members of Southwest Florida Baseball, a legendary Coach for SWFL and an avid card player himself. Dave Fore was a man with a vision for a better brand of baseball in the area. A Penn State graduate and professional baseball player, “Doc Fore” played 5 professional seasons with Detroit before moving to Fort Myers to open his Chiropractic office. Along with founding members Bill Skarbek and John Cedarburg, SWFL Baseball has changed the landscape of baseball in the Southwest Florida area through the SWFL Fall High School league, numerous showcases and tournaments and their summer and fall travel teams. SWFL Baseball is the premier travel baseball program in the area since its inception in 1998, and a 501C3 non-profit, having assisted hundreds of local student/athletes over the years in reaching their goals of playing collegiately or professionally. The Dave Fore Southwest Florida Baseball Texas Hold’em All – Star Benefit will allow SWFL Baseball to further assist those that want to have the option to play Collegiate or Professional baseball. Come enjoy a great Happy Hour, an evening of fun and a Texas Hold’em benefit for the youth of Southwest Florida.

Questions: Please email cedarball@aol.com

Please Registration: Please click here to register

Payments Options: Include Player Name or Sponsor Name on all forms of payment

Venmo:  @swflbaseball

Check: Payable & Mail to:   SWFL Baseball,  2202 Treehaven Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33907

PayPal or Credit Card below:


$500 Event Sponsor
Sponsor Name



$200 Poker Player
Poker Player Name


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SWFL Scholarships for 2021

2021 was an interesting year to say the least. Through it all, the following players earned a scholarship to play baseball in college. Congratulations to these alumni and best of luck with your opportunity.

Name
Pos.
Yr
High School
College
Boe Rodriguez
IF
22
Island Coast
FGCU
Jake D’Altrui
IF
22
Fort Myers H.S.
Flagler College
Gavin Baratta
IF
21
Bergen Catholic

Lamar U
Lane Perdue
P/IF
21
Lakeland

Tusculum U
Kevin Rodriguez
P
21
Island Coast

FSW
Logan Smith
IF/P
22
N. Ft. Myers

FGCU
Evan Ames
1B
21
Canterbury
Winthrop U
Will Goldman
C/1B
21
Fort Myers H.S.
Glenville State
Perry Cook
OF
21
George Jenkins
Troy U
Brady Loughren
IF
21
Bishop Verot
Lawson State
Andrew Sundean
C
21
Mckeel Academy
U Central Florida
Ethan Engelmeyer
P
21
Mckeel Academy
St. Pete College
Zach Kramer
OF
21
Cumberland Valley

Lenoir CC
Hayden Yost
OF
23
Sickles HS

U Florida
Allen Guerrero
P
21
Cape Coral
Glenville State
Logan Adams
P
21
Desoto H.S.
South Florida State
Sawyer Hawks
P
21
Mckeel Academy
Air Force
Jake Mueller
1B
23
Island Coast
U Alabama
Davian Garcia
P
21
Sickles HS
Flagler College
Ian Anderson
P/OF
21
Lakeland Christian

South Florida State
Haley Daley
P
21
Alonso HS
Long Island U
Ashton Fedorek
OF/P
21
Seminole
Northwest Florida State
Matt Cedarburg
IF
18
BVHS/Col of Central Florida
U Southern Mississippi
Warrner Rincones
IF
18
Lemon Bay/FSW
Louisiana Lafayette
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SWFL 18U PG FREEDOM CLASSIC CHAMPIONS!

18u Freedom Classic Team Champs

SWFL 18u Perfect Game Freedom Classic Champions!

18u Freedom Classic MVP with coaches

Congrats to SWFL 18u coaching staff. Sandwiched between the MVP’s Brian Porvaznik, Mike Litten, and Tyler Bender. Not pictured, Greg Dombrowski.

18u Freedom Classic MVPs

PG 18u Freedom Classic MVP Yari Diaz (left), and MVP Pitcher Jackson Campbell (right)

 

 

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SWFL 2023 Nation 15u MVP Champion

15u PG Freedom Classic MVP Christian Bermudez

Congrats to Christian Bermudez on winning PG 15u Freedom Classic MVP!

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Southwest Florida Baseball 2019 College Baseball signees

Jorel Ortega                 U Tennessee

Brandon Gielow         U Tennessee

Jake McKee                Flagler College

Matt Paulo                  Lake Sumter St

Garrett Wilt                 Flagler College

Austin Jordan              Carson Newman

Kalvin Alexander        Florida Southwestern

Kasey Ross                 Maryville U

Chase Chatman           Florida Gulf Coast U

Joe Becker                   Coastal Carolina

Jack Keiser                  U of San Diego

Scott Curran                Polk State

Jimmy Meredith          Maryville U

Tyler Kreissler Warner U

 

Congratulations to all our players who earned a college baseball opportunity!

 

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SWFL Baseball Selected 2019 Best of Fort Myers Baseball Club!

SWFL Baseball Best of 2019

SWFL Baseball has been selected for the 2019 Best of Fort Myers Awards in the category of Baseball Club.
Congratulations to all the SWFL Coaches, Players, and Parents!
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SWFL 14u Wins USSSA NIT Big Tournament

14u Wins
Donovan Lusby 5 innings 1 earned run 4K’s 2BB, Brab Benton  5 innings 0 earned 3K’s 0BB, Ryan Torres 4 innings 1 earned run 6K’s 1BB, Anthony Ruiz 4 innings 1 earned run 2K’s 2BB, Garrett Jones  4 for 9 1 2b, 1RBI, 5 runs, Garrett McManus 5 for 9, 1 2b, 4 runs, Gianni Lorenzo 3 for 12, 4 RBI’s, 1 run, Trevor Carter 3 for 10, 3 2b, 3RBI’s, 2runs.
CONGRATS TEAM!
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SWFL 2018 Commitments

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