Daylight savings is here, the warmer weather is slowly fighting off the cold; sounds like it’s time for some Friday Night Baseball!!
We are very happy to announce we will be kicking off our T-Ball and U12’s Rookie ball programs on Friday the 28th October, starting from 5:30pm for Rookie ball warmup and 6pm for T-ball. This is going to be an inclusive program open to girls and boys from ages 4 up to 12 yrs and catering to all skill-levels, so you can make heaps of new friends, learn some cool new skills and most importantly have lots of fun doing it.
So come along, bring your friends and play some ball in Pakenham, look forward to seeing you there.
See our flyers below for more information, but if you have any questions, you can contact Stuart our Junior Coordinator; alternatively feel free to shoot through an email and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
1st’s home vs O.G 3.30pm start (2.30)
2nd’s home vs O.G 1pm start (12pm)
Black @ Mulgrave 1pm start (12pm)
White @ St.Kilda 1pm start (12pm)
Pakenham Baseball Club are really excited to kick the junior season off this weekend!
All the action starts this Friday night with Rookie Ball commencing 07/10/16, Training will be held Tuesday nights from 5.30pm. Stuart Brunton our junior coordinator is the coach. *Special training this coming Thursday night to make up for the bad weather 06/10 5pm
U12 Sunday Minors commences 09/10/16, Training will be held Wednesday nights with a 4.45pm start. Wayne Porter is the coach of this team.
U16s also commences 09/10/16, Training will start from 5pm. Tom Aluza is the coach.
All senior training is Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6pm
*Please remember all players must have their subscriptions paid with Baseball Victoria prior to taking the field!
If you have not received your username and password please contact me on 0409852619
Annual General Meeting
of the Pakenham Pumas Baseball Club will be held at the Fountain Gate Hotel, Fountain Gate Shopping Centre, Overland Drive Narre Warren 3805
Help grow our great club and join our committee!
Our AGM is Friday 2nd September @ 6pm and we are looking to fill positions across both Summer and Winter.
All nominations can be made by filling in the attached form, please return to me by 5pm Thursday. I will also accept nominations on the night.
Nominations are called for the following:
President – One position Summer and Winter
Vice President – One position Summer and Winter
Secretary – One position Summer and Winter
Treasurer – One position Summer and Winter
General Committee – Flexible season by season
Summer Senior Pre Season training starts this Sunday 28th August @ 10am.
Ages 14 and over.
Come down and register for the upcoming season, fee information and welcome packs will be available on the day.
Meet the coach and stick around for a complementary BBQ and soft drink.
Summer baseball is fast approaching and we will be holding our Senior training sessions on the following dates:
Sunday 28/08/16 then the 4th, 11th, 15th, 18th, 20th, 22nd, 25th, 27th and 29th September with a 10am start time. * For all new and returning players.
*Mid week training will be 5pm start until daylight savings kicks in and will then start at 6pm.
Please see above attached registration information, all members must be registered prior to playing their first game. If you don’t receive the email from Baseball Victoria with your log in details, I will be able to obtain these details for you.
We are looking to put our first ever Woman’s team in this year so are taking expressions of interest from all ladies who may be interested in playing for the Puma’s. Woman’s competition is held on Saturdays.
Come and try day for the Woman’s team and Juniors will be held 10am Saturday 3rd September followed by a free BBQ lunch. This year we are aiming to have U12, U14 and U16 Junior Teams.
If you would like any further information please don’t hesitate to contact myself on 0409852619.
Coaching Announcement 2016/17:
The Pakenham Pumas Baseball Club are proud to announce the appointment of Wayne ‘Mouse’ Porter as Head Coach for our 2016/17 summer season.
This is fantastic news as Wayne brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from playing and teaching our sport for many years.
We are really excited to have him on board to help shape and grow our great club!
Pre season training for seniors will commence on 28th August @ 10am.
Summer season 2016/17 commences on the 2nd October for all seniors and 9th October for juniors.
Last round of the season folks, gonna be a big day with all 5 Senior teams at home.
Good luck to our Under 15’s who face Cheltenham in their first Final!!!
Round 18 Team Selection – Saturday 13th August, 2016
A1 vs Cheltenham @ Home, 2:30pm
A2 vs Cheltenham @ Home, 12:00pm
C1 vs Chelsea @ Home, 2:30 pm
C2 Black vs C2 White @ Home, 12:00pm
C2 White vs C2 Black @ Home, 12:00pm
Under 15 vs Cheltenham @ Cheltenham, 8:45am
Seniors: Please make sure you get to your game one hour prior to start time for warm up.
Juniors: to be at their grounds by 8am for warmup.
If your name is not on the list or you are unavailable to play please message Trav on 0408 001 649
UNDER 18: Mildura 25th, 26th June 2016
UNDER 16: Wangaratta 2nd, 3rd July 2016
UNDER 14: Knox 16th, 17th July 2016
UNDER 12: Bendigo 23rd, 24th July 2016
Hi and welcome to what promises to be a fantastic season!
2016 Winter season will commence April 9th for Juniors and Seniors, fixtures can be found on the DBA website and through Team App.
The club is happy to announce we have retained Travis Hough as Club coach for season 2016. Travis brings a load of experience that he has gained through many years of playing our sport and we are thrilled to have him on board again.
Training will commence Thursdays starting 24/03 from 6pm for seniors and juniors back on the 31st for a 5pm start, we wil continue training on Saturdays for those interested as well.
Team meeting after training on the 7th April please try to get there!
Move in day is scheduled for the 2nd April @ 9am, we will also have a working bee this day please come along and lend a hand as many hands really do make light work.
There is a slightly different fee structure this year, The insurance portion of fees are now payable directly to Baseball Victoria through the IMG member portal.
All players must be registered before playing their first game, In order to access your account you will need your username and password. Dale Hooper or Amanda Kramer will be able to help get this information for you.
Please see a committee member to collect your welcome pack which has fee letter, social membership, sponsorship and your registration forms.
Once you are registered log in follow the prompts and payment can be made via credit card or paypal.
Looking forward to an exciting season.