FBC Wolves Announce Fall 2016 8U Roster

Posted by in Featured | August 30, 2016

FBC Wolves Announce Fall 2016 8U Roster

On behalf of the FBC Wolves Executive Board, Ostingers Baseball Academy, Coach Osting and Coach Hewitt we are pleased to announce the Fall 2016 Roster for the 8U Wolves.

8U Wolves: 

Brody Davis
Jack Egger
Reid Freda
Mason Hewitt
Matt Lyle
Zaid Moore
Nathan Olivia
Aidan Salzman
JJ Santiago

Please email Coach Hewitt @ jhewittfl06@yahoo.com to accept your roster spot.   

FBC Wolves 8U Machine Pitch Tryouts August 28

Posted by in Featured | August 24, 2016

Become apart of one the most respected travel programs in Central Florida!

The FBC Wolves and Ostingers Baseball Academy are pleased to announce 8U machine pitch tryouts on Sunday August 28th at 12noon at the Fishhawk Sports Complex.

To register for the tryouts, please use the “Sign Up for Player Tryouts” link on fhwolves.com.   All players must be registered to participate.  

If you are unable to make the tryout date, please contact Greg Stallings @ gstallings@fhwolves.com to schedule a make-up tryout.

Program Information:

The FBC Wolves and its partnership with Ostingers Baseball Academy and Coach Jim Osting provides a top quality program with highly qualified coaches to ensure players are receiving the best instruction possible and playing at the highest level.   Coach Osting is the FBC Wolves Director of Baseball and oversee the operations of the program.   Coach Osting is one of the most respected coaches in travel baseball and his 16U, 17U, and 18U teams are nationally ranked consistently year over year.   If you are interested in preparing your player to achieve the maximum potential under a program that looks to prepare players on and off the field as well as protect player health, please register for tryouts and experience this outstanding program.

The FBC Wolves hold tryouts every Fall and Spring season except for our 12U Cooperstown Dreams Park team which only hold tryouts in the Fall for the entire season to allow for fundraising activities.    Our 13U team will be a 7th grade team and 14U will be an 8th grade team.   We also have tryouts for 8U machine pitch team in August in a date to be announced.

 

 

Uniform Fittings August 14th

Posted by in Featured,Uncategorized | August 13, 2016

Uniform Fitting and Orders


Uniform Fitting: Uniform fittings for the Wolves 9U – 12U and OBA 13 & 14 will be help Sunday August 14th from 12noon – 1:15pm.   This is not mandatory, however we will have jerseys, hats, and pants available for sizing.   Please be aware that we will not be able to exchange jerseys.   The coaches will work with you on Jersey numbers.

The Uniform Ordering Process: The Wolves will do all of our uniform orders for the Wolves and OBA 13 & 14 online via the www.fhwolves.com website.  Once you place your order you will receive an order confirmation email showing you what you ordered as well as a receipt for payment.

ALL UNIFORM ORDERS ARE DUE BY TUESDAY AUGUST 16th.

Your team will be reaching out to coordinate jersey numbers.

To see the uniform order form click on the link below:

http://fhwolves.com/purchase-wolves-gear/

FBC Wolves and Ostingers Baseball Academy Announce Fall 2016 13U & 14U Roster

Posted by in Featured | August 13, 2016

FBC Wolves and Ostingers Baseball Academy Announce Fall 2016 13U & 14U Roster

On behalf of the FBC Wolves Executive Board, Ostingers Baseball Academy, Coach Osting and Coach Wilson we are pleased to announce the Fall 2016 Roster for the 13U and 14U Ostingers.

Thank you for hanging in there while we worked through the weather, make up days, and then the evaluation process.  We want everyone to know that we as a evaluation panel did not take these try outs lightly and we did our best to give everyone the chance to show what they have.  It was a very competitive group of players and we hope that every player who didn’t make it, keeps at it and comes back in December to show what they have improved on.  We as a panel are not perfect, we will make mistakes!  We truly hope that we all continue to grow on and off the field. If you are one of the players who didn’t make the cut, Coach Osting will offer feedback from the panel if you so choose, all you need to do is email Coach Osting @ jim@ostingbaseball.com.

13U Wolves: 

Julian Chaparro
Brody Donay
Zach Doorlag
Jalen Hairston
Drake Harman
Gavin Hunter
Tanner Jones
Caden Kok
Fulton Lockhart
Macklin Miller
John Smith III
Alex Ukleja
Andrew West

For 13U – Please email Coach Wilson @ 24austinwilson@gmail.com to accept your roster spot.   

14U Wolves: 

Francisco Alaniz
Bryan Boully
Barrett Bourgeois
Ronnie Galletti
Andrew Garateix
Gabe Garrett
Javier Lopez
Jack Owens
Austin Sewell
Chris Stine
Michael Turner
Andrew Ura

For 14U – Please email Coach Osting @ jim@ostingbaseball.com to accept your roster spot.  

FBC Wolves Announce Fall 2016 12U Roster

Posted by in Featured | August 13, 2016

FBC Wolves Announce Fall 2016 12U Roster

On behalf of the FBC Wolves Executive Board, Ostingers Baseball Academy, Coach Osting and Coach Harman we are pleased to announce the Fall 2016 Roster for the 12U Wolves.

Thank you for hanging in there while we worked through the weather, make up days, and then the evaluation process.  We want everyone to know that we as a evaluation panel did not take these try outs lightly and we did our best to give everyone the chance to show what they have.  It was a very competitive group of players and we hope that every player who didn’t make it, keeps at it and comes back in December to show what they have improved on.  We as a panel are not perfect, we will make mistakes!  We truly hope that we all continue to grow on and off the field. If you are one of the players who didn’t make the cut, Coach Osting will offer feedback from the panel if you so choose, all you need to do is email Coach Osting @ jim@ostingbaseball.com.

12U Wolves: 

Dawson Harman
Makye Hayes
Nathan Hook
Dyland LaPointe
KJ Leshko
Logan McGann
Jake Moore
Alexander Philpott
Adrian Rolon
Kevin Rosario

For 12U – Please email Coach Harman @ charman@fhwolves.com to accept your roster spot.   

FBC Wolves Announce Fall 2016 9U, 10U, and 11U Rosters

Posted by in Featured | August 12, 2016

FBC Wolves Announce Fall 2016 9U, 10U, and 11U Rosters

On behalf of the FBC Wolves Executive Board, Ostingers Baseball Academy, Coach Osting, Coach Franklin, and Coach Davidson, we are pleased to announce the Fall 2016 Rosters for the 9U, 10U and 11U Wolves.

Thank you for hanging in there while we worked through the weather, make up days, and then the evaluation process.  We want everyone to know that we as a evaluation panel did not take these try outs lightly and we did our best to give everyone the chance to show what they have.  It was a very competitive group of players and we hope that every player who didn’t make it, keeps at it and comes back in December to show what they have improved on.  We as a panel are not perfect, we will make mistakes!  We truly hope that we all continue to grow on and off the field. If you are one of the players who didn’t make the cut, Coach Osting will offer feedback from the panel if you so choose, all you need to do is email Coach Osting @ jim@ostingbaseball.com.

9U Wolves: 

Nolan Brick
Gavin Byrd
Griffin Byrd
Fin Donay
Brady Garrett
Peyton McAllister
Austin Nazelrod
Vaughn Osting
Shawn Rimes
J.J. Shotwell
Carter Young

For 9U – Please email Coach Osting @ jim@ostingbaseball.com to accept your roster spot.   

10U Wolves: 

Julian Ashley -Friedman
Noah Berning
Connor Fisher
Owen Franklin
Noah Franklin
Cole Lenzen
Grant Melita
Ethan Moore
Luke Rossi
Christian Skaggs

For 10U – Please email Coach Franklin @ bfranklin@fhwolves.com to accept your roster spot.

11U Wolves:

Cody Bauman
Billy Berg
Dean Bulaclac
RJ Burke
Eli Davidson
Anthony DeVito
Jayden Hill
Jacob Hindman
Cody Hughes
Gavin Johnson
Cade St John
Eli Tishman

For 11U – Please email Coach Davidson @ awd21@aol.com to accept your roster spot.    

FBC Wolves and Ostingers Baseball Academy Announce Fall 2016 Managers

Posted by in Featured | July 23, 2016

The FBC Wolves Executive Board and Ostingers Baseball Academy are pleased to announce the 2016 Fall Managers.

9U: Jim Osting – Coach Osting is the Director of Baseball for the Wolves and runs Ostingers Baseball Academy.    Coach Osting has been with the Wolves program for 7 years as the programs baseball director.   He attended Trinity High School in Louisville, KY where he was an all-state selection his Jr. and Sr. years. To this day, he still holds several records as an alumni including a single season ERA 0.09. He not only stood out on the baseball field as he was successful in the classroom earning a stellar GPA and balancing other extracurricular activities as well. After high school, he accepted a full scholarship to the baseball powerhouse of Clemson University, passing up scholarships to many other universities.   In the 1995 June MLB Players Amateur Draft, Jim was selected in the fourth round by the Atlanta Braves. He signed w/ the Atlanta Braves and spent 5 seasons in that organization. Though he endured Tommy John surgery in 1997, he made it into Baseball America’s Top 10 prospects in the Atlanta Braves Organization. Later earning the Brave’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year in 1999 and set a record for wins in class A baseball. Thus, with his performance in the 1999 season, it propelled Jim to MLB spring training status, where he closely worked w/ many of the great names in baseball including: pitching coach Leo Mazzoni, pitchers Greg Maddux, John Smoltz, Tom Glavine, and manager Bobby Cox.  Jim also was in the Philadelphia Philles organization and made his MLB debut with the San Diego Padres and ended his career with the Kansas City Royals.   After his 10 year professional playing career ended in 2003, Coach Osting embarked on his coaching career and started Ostingers Baseball Academy.   Since that time Coach Osting has helped many players achieve their dream after high school baseball.   Coach Osting is one of the most successful coach in prep baseball in which his teams are nationally ranked.

10U: Brent Franklin – Brent will be entering his 3rd year with the Wolves organization.   Brent attended Durant high school in Plant City, FL where he lettered in baseball both years he attended.  He was named All District pitcher both years and All County pitcher his senior year.  He signed a scholarship to Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL where he was named to the 2nd team SSC as a pitcher his junior year and 1st team all SSC pitcher his senior year.  After Florida Southern Brent went to play in the Independent Northern League for the Winnipeg Goldeyes.  He also played with the Joliet Jackhammers for 3 seasons and finished his career with the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks of the Independent Northern League.  Brent has coached 3 years at Durant High School as the Varsity pitching coach.  He has also been committed to coaching youth sports for 5 years.

11U: Adam Davidson - Coach Davidson is entering his 2nd year with the Wolves.  Adam grew up in Brandon playing baseball, basketball and football until 9th grade when he started concentrating on baseball.    Adam played High School Baseball at Bloomingdale High in 92 & 93 where he was All County Honorable Mention in 1993.   While at Brandon, Adam accepted a scholarship to Division II Pfeiffer University where he graduated with a degree in Physical Education.  While at Pfeiffer,  Adam was awarded Pitcher of the Year at Pfeiffer Freshman, Junior & Senior years.   In 1997 he finished 18th in NCAA DII in ERA with a 2.49 earning him Carolina Virginia Athletic Conference 2nd Team All Conference.   In 1998 he finished 4th in NCAA DII in ERA w/ a 1.89 earning 1998 Carolina Virginia Athletic Conference MVP/Player of the Year and 1998 All Region and CVAC All Conference.

12U: Chuck Harman - Chuck will be entering into his 5th year with the Wolves organization.  He is a Brandon native who graduated from Jesuit High School in Tampa, where he excelled as a 3 sport athlete. Chuck was fortunate enough to be recruited and spend 2 seasons playing football for the University of Central Florida. Shortly after graduating he began his coaching career at Wesley Chapel High School as a member of the football and track team staff.  Chuck has since coached multiple sports instilling the same hard work ethic and attitude needed to be successful both on and off the field.

13u: Austin Wilson - We are pleased to have Austin joining the Wolves Program.    Austin played his high school baseball at Bloomingdale High School were he was a 4 year Center Field starter.   Austin was named All County in his senior season.   Austin then attended Eastern Michigan University were he was also a 4 year starter in Center Field.   Austin career stats including career .277 hitter with 26 doubles, 9 triples, and 4 HRs.   He also contributed on the mound where is was 2-2 with a 3.13 ERA; 27 Ks in 31.1 career innings.   Austin was a outstanding fielder with a .990 fielding percentage.   He is 4th all time in stolen bases at EMU with 41.   He was named MAC All Defensive Team as a Junior.

14U: Stephen Branca - Stephen will enter his 2nd year with the Wolves.   Growing up in Valrico, Stephen’s passion for baseball was fed on the field year round. A successful high school career at Newsome High School led to Stephen being drafted by the Minnesota Twins.  Stephen chose, instead, to play at the collegiate level while earning his degree.  He played at the University of Central Florida and Tennessee Wesleyan College where he served as Team Captain for two years.  Stephen was named 2012 ACC Conference Player of the Year as well as 2012 NAIA First Team All American, 2012 NAIA National Champion, and 2012 NAIA World Series All Tournament Team.   Post graduation, Stephen joined the San Francisco Giants Organization.   He was an Instructional League Participant, named 2013 San Francisco Minor League Strength and Conditioning Player of the Month, and played as an infielder from 2012-2014.  After completing his 2014 season in Sioux Falls, Stephen returned to Florida where he continues to serve as an Assistant Baseball Coach at Bloomingdale High School.

UPDATE: FBC Announces Updates to Fall 2016 Tryout Information & 13U / 14U Program Update

Posted by in Featured | July 21, 2016

Become apart of one the most respected travel programs in Central Florida!

The FBC Wolves and Ostingers Baseball Academy are pleased to announce updates the 2016 Fall Season tryout dates.    Please note there is an update to tryout dates and times from previous communications.   9U-12U tryouts have been moved to Sunday August 7th.   Please see details below.

Big news for our organization with our partnership with Ostingers Baseball Academy (OBA)!   Our 13U and 14U will become OBA and play as OBA teams going forward.    This great news for our program and the development of our players to get to the next level.    Coach Jim Osting and the OBA program is one most respect in prep baseball.   OBA’s 16U, 17U, and 18U programs are nationally ranked and OBA has a great track record of helping players reach the next level after High School.  The OBA 17U, 16U Green, and 16U Black teams are fresh off a 19-4 showing at the Perfect Game WWBA Nationals in Atlanta with the 16U Green being the overall #1 seed.   Great looks!

To register for the tryouts, please use the “Sign Up for Player Tryouts” link on fhwolves.com.   All players must be registered to participate.  

9U – August 7th
Check-In: 11:40am
Tryout Start: 12:00pm

10U:  – August 7th
Check-In: 3:40pm
Tryout Start: 4:00pm

11U – August 7th
Check-In: 1:40pm
Tryout Start: 2:00pm

12U:  – August 7th
Check-In: 5:40pm
Tryout Start: 6:00pm

13U – August 8th
Check-In: 6:00pm
Tryout Start: 6:30pm

14U – August 8th
Check-In: 6:00pm
Tryout Start: 6:30pm

If you are unable to make the tryout date, please contact Greg Stallings @ gstallings@fhwolves.com to schedule a make-up tryout.

Program Information:

The FBC Wolves and its partnership with Ostingers Baseball Academy and Coach Jim Osting provides a top quality program with highly qualified coaches to ensure players are receiving the best instruction possible and playing at the highest level.   Coach Osting is the FBC Wolves Director of Baseball and oversee the operations of the program.   Coach Osting is one of the most respected coaches in travel baseball and his 16U, 17U, and 18U teams are nationally ranked consistently year over year.   If you are interested in preparing your player to achieve the maximum potential under a program that looks to prepare players on and off the field as well as protect player health, please register for tryouts and experience this outstanding program.

The FBC Wolves hold tryouts every Fall and Spring season except for our 12U Cooperstown Dreams Park team which only hold tryouts in the Fall for the entire season to allow for fundraising activities.    Our 13U team will be a 7th grade team and 14U will be an 8th grade team.   We also have tryouts for 8U machine pitch team in August in a date to be announced.

FBC Wolves Announce Fall 2016 Tryout Dates

Posted by in Featured | June 12, 2016

The FBC Wolves and Ostingers Baseball Academy are pleased to announce the 2016 Fall Season tryout dates.

Become part of one the most respected travel programs in Central Florida.    The FBC Wolves and its partnership with Ostingers Baseball Academy and Coach Jim Osting provides a top quality program with highly qualified coaches to ensure players are receiving the best instruction possible and playing at the highest level.   Coach Osting is the FBC Wolves Director of Baseball and oversees the operations of the program.   Coach Osting is one of the most respected coaches in travel baseball and his 16U, 17U, and 18U teams are nationally ranked consistently year over year.   If you are interested in preparing your player to achieve the maximum potential under a program that looks to prepare players on and off the field as well as protect player health, please register for tryouts and experience this outstanding program.

The FBC Wolves hold tryouts every Fall and Spring season except for our 12U Cooperstown Dreams Park team which only hold tryouts in the Fall for the entire season to allow for fundraising activities.    Our 13U team will be a 7th grade team and 14U will be an 8th grade team.   We also have tryouts for 8U machine pitch team in August at a date to be announced.

To register for the tryouts, please use the “Sign Up for Player Tryouts” link on fhwolves.com.   All players must be registered to participate.  

9U – July 28th
Check-In: 5:30pm
Tryout Start: 6:00pm

10U:  – July 27th
Check-In: 5:30pm
Tryout Start: 6:00pm

11U – July 27th
Check-In: 6:45pm
Tryout Start: 7:15pm

12U:  – July 28th
Check-In: 6:45pm
Tryout Start: 7:15pm

13U – August 8th
Check-In: 6:00pm
Tryout Start: 6:30pm

14U – August 8th
Check-In: 6:00pm
Tryout Start: 6:30pm

If you are unable to make the tryout date, please contact Greg Stallings @ gstallings@fhwolves.com to schedule a make-up tryout.

Uniform Fittings – January 6th

Posted by in Featured | January 5, 2016

The FBC Wolves will hold our uniform fitting on January 6th from 5:30-8pm at the FishHawk Sports Complex.


The Uniform Ordering Process: The Wolves will do all of our uniform orders online.  On January 6th all players will be able to try on samples to find their correct sizes.  Then each player will go online and order/pay for their uniform from the FBC Wolves website.  Once you place your order you will receive an order confirmation email showing you what you ordered as well as a receipt for payment.   Remember if you are a returning player and your uniform (jersey & pants) are in good shape and fits properly, you don’t need to re-order.    It is highly suggested to order new hats.

Your team will be reaching out to coordinate jersey numbers.

To see the uniform order form click on the link below:

http://fhwolves.com/purchase-wolves-gear/

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