FBC Wolves Fall 2015 Season Tryout Dates

Posted by in Uncategorized | June 5, 2015

The FBC Wolves are pleased to announce the 2015 Fall Season tryout dates.

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 23rd
Check-In: 5:30pm
Tryout Start: 6:00pm

10U:  – July 29th
Check-In: 5:30pm
Tryout Start: 6:00pm

11U – July 28th
Check-In: 5:30pm
Tryout Start: 6:00pm

12U:  – July 27th
Check-In: 6:30pm
Tryout Start: 7:00pm

13U – July 29th
Check-In: 7:00pm
Tryout Start: 7:30pm

14U:  – July 28th
Check-In: 7:00pm
Tryout Start: 7:30pm

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

Wolves Announce 2015 Fall Managers

Posted by in Featured | June 3, 2015

The FBC Wolves Executive Board and Coach Osting are pleased to announce the 2015 Fall Managers.

9U: Jon Hebel – Jon will be entering his 3rd year with the Wolves organization. Jon attended Dalton High School in Dalton, GA where he lettered in baseball for 3 years, was named All-District each season and All-State as a senior. Jon signed a scholarship with Auburn University, was a 4-year Letterman at Auburn and was drafted in the 1993 MLB Amateur Draft in the 28th round by the Cincinnati Reds.  Jon has coached youth sports for 9+ years with a passion for coaching travel baseball.  Resides in Lithia, FL with his family.

10U: Orlando Ortiz – Orlando will be entering is 2nd year with the Wolves organization.  Orlando grew up playing baseball in Carolina, Puerto Rico where he was chosen to play with the Pittsburg Pirate’s local team in San Juan and was managed and coached by the Pirates organization. In addition, Coach Ortiz was offered a college scholarship to the University of Miami as well as a professional contract with the Montreal Expos.  After Coach Ortiz’s playing days were over he decided to enlist in the U.S. Army, where he spent 4 years as an E-4 Specialist 94 Bravo.  In 2006, Orlando began coaching youth baseball in Connecticut were he successfully managed the Overlook Blacksox.   In 2014, Orlando moved to FL and joined the Wolves organization as the 9U manager.

11U: Chuck Harman – Chuck will be entering into his 4th 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.   Chuck residedsin Lithia with his family.

12U: Steve Montgomery – Steve will be entering is 2nd year with the Wolves organization.  Steve attended Maplewood High School in Cortland, Ohio where he lettered in baseball for 4 seasons.  Steve spent nine seasons in professional baseball, playing with the Orioles, Royals, Dodgers and Red Sox organizations, reaching as high as Triple-A in 1997.  He also played independent baseball in the Frontier and Northern Leagues. Steve finished his playing career with Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks from 2001-2003, where he is the team’s all-time save leader (47).   Steve began his coaching career in 2004 with the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, and from 2005-2009, he also served as the pitching coach for North Dakota State University. In his 10 seasons as the pitching coach, the Redhawks have compiled a 590-383 record, resulting in a .606 winning percentage during his tenure.   Steve is currently the Manager of the Sioux City Explorers.    Steve is originally from Mecca, OH and now makes his home in Lithia, FL with his family.

13U: Stephen Branca – 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.

We are happy to have Stephen join the Wolves staff as the 13U manager.  He will bring a high level of knowledge to this age group and the program.

14U: Brent Franklin – Brent will be entering his 2nd 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. Brent resides in Lithia with his family.

 

FBC Wolves Fall Tryout Dates Have Been Updated

Posted by in Featured | August 1, 2014
All dates listed below are final.  

August 12th
8U: August 12th from 5:30-7:00
11U: August 12th from 7:00-9:00

August 13th
9U: August 13th from 5:30-7:30
13U/14U: August 13th from 7:30-9:30

August 14th
12U August 14th from 7:00-9:00

August 15th
10U: August 15th from 6:30 - 8:30

August 16th
Makeup Tryouts All Age Groups 9:00 am


  
To register for a make-up tryout please email mbyrd@fhwolves.com

12U Wins In Dramatic Fashion

Posted by in Featured | January 29, 2014

The FBC Wolves 12u team won the Sarasota Wood Bat Tournament this past weekend in Sarasota, FL. With the championship game on the line, Coleton Brogden hit a walk off grand slam with 2 outs in the bottom of the 6th inning to secure the win. The 12U Wolves went 4-1 in the tournament defeating the Rebels 8-5 in the championship game. Congratulations to the entire 12U team and coaches on the tournament championship.

Wolves 9U Win!

Posted by in Featured | January 28, 2014

The FishHawk Baseball Club’s 9U team won the Suncoast Travel Baseball Team Appreciation Tournament in Bradenton, FL this past weekend. The Wolves came out a little rusty dropping their first game to the PV Hawks 6-2 but from there on out the team hit their stride all the way to the title. In the second game of pool play Kohl, Wise, Michael Sosnowski and Jayden Brown combined for a no hitter in route to a 14-0 victory over the Pinecrest Patriots. In the single elimination tournament the Wolves went 3-0 defeating the Manatee RiverDawgs 14-4, PV Hawks 6-3 and the Storm Chasers 8-0 in the championship game. Congratulations to the players and coaches!!

FBC Wolves Spring Uniform Fitting Date Announced

Posted by in Featured | January 6, 2014

FBC Wolves Uniform Fitting Date Announced: Wednesday January 8th from 6:00-8:00.

This Wednesday the FishHawk Wolves will have their spring uniform fitting at the FishHawk Sports Complex.  Returning players from our Fall season are not required to purchase new uniform items for the spring.   In addition to our currently offered uniform items we will also have practice uniforms on sale for all players, mesh workout shorts, dry-fit shirts for parents/siblings and hats for our fans.  During the uniform fitting we will accept cash, checks and credit card purchases. 

This spring we will also accept registration dues via credit card payment.  You will have the option to fill out a credit card authorization form for a one-time payment or to have the registration broken into 3 equal payments charged during the season.

13U Carolina Spring Roster Announced

Posted by in Featured | December 10, 2013

Coach Carpenter and the FishHawk Wolves would like to thank everyone that participated in our 13U spring tryout.  For those that were selected for the team please confirm your place by emailing Coach Carpenter at jcarpenter@fhwolves.com by 6:00 on Wednesday.

13U Navy Spring Roster:

Thomas Carpenter

Trey Cruz

Devin Duckworth

Jalen Frett

Matt Gottlieb

Alex Marshall

Parker Messick

Braxton Plunk

Connor Rogers

Jacob Smith

13U Navy Spring Roster Announced

Posted by in Featured | December 10, 2013

Coach Osting and the FishHawk Wolves would like to thank everyone that participated in our 13U spring tryout.  For those that were selected for the team please confirm your place by emailing Coach Osting at jim@ostingbaseball.com by 6:00 on Wednesday.

13U Navy Spring Roster:

Brian Baughman
Zach Benson
Bryar Christian
Jake Coleman
Hunter Emerine
Jakob Hines
Matt Kenney
Kyle Kramer
Trey Lipscomb
Garrett Richardson
Dylan Robinson
Cole Romanowski
Harrison Thiel

9U Carolina Spring Roster Announced

Posted by in Featured | December 9, 2013

Coach Rupe and the FishHawk Wolves would like to thank everyone that participated in our 9U spring tryout.  For those that were selected for the team please confirm your place by emailing Coach Rupe at jrupe@fhwolves.com

9U Carolina Spring Roster:

Joshua Andre

Blake Bole

Parker Galberaith

Nate Haldane

Luke Keipper

Matthew Kelley

Eli Rupe

Jake Tewes

Colin Thompson

9U Navy Spring Roster Announced

Posted by in Featured | December 9, 2013

Coach Byrd and the FishHawk Wolves would like to thank everyone that participated in our 9U spring tryout.  For those that were selected for the team please confirm your place by emailing Coach Byrd at mbyrd@fhwolves.com

9U Navy Spring Roster:

Jayden Brown

Carson Byrd

Ian Cox

Kodi Deskins

Dawson Harman

Makye Hayes

Jaden Hughes

Chance Korzep

Dylan LaPointe

Jake Moore

Michael Sosnowski

Kohl Wise

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