Competitive Youth
Baseball Teams in Parker

Competitive Select Baseball Teams driven by Faith, Character and Excellence.

Professional Player development, culture and family.

The Gameday baseball youth program consists of competitive select teams ranging from the 9-14u ages, across the AA/AAA/Majors level. Gameday teams are tryout teams who begin practicing in January at the Gameday bubble. The Gameday youth program teams have 2x weekly practice schedules througout the season with the advantage of having both indoor and outdoor fields at the same location.

Gameday youth teams receive a professional player development program during Jan/Feb designed to prepare them for the spring/summer season. The Gameday led workouts in Jan/Feb are led by a large staff of paid professional baseball instructors who all have collegiate or professional playing experience. Practices are designed to prepare teams for competition starting in March by building players through structured workouts led by the large Gameday coaching staff. 

For 2025, Gameday is now accepting applications for partial or full team enrollment into the Gameday family. By only operating 20 youth teams per season, we’re able to focus on quality over quantity. If you are currently playing outside of Gameday but would like to discuss the opportunities to join our program in 2025, please reach out directly to Mike Koons at Mike@road2gameday.com 

General program questions and answers can be found below. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Offered with Youth Teams?

We operate teams from age 9 through 13 AND a 14U High School Prep Program(see details below)

At each age level we offer a player a Dad Coached Team assisted by a Spring Training Program (January/February) led by our professional instructional staff. Our Dad coaches are hand-selected and blend within the culture we’ve created at Gameday. Our program offers more Indoor and Outdoor practice time than any other program in Colorado.  There is not another baseball program in the State that provides as much player value as Gameday. Two existing lighted and turf fields and 30,000 square foot sports bubble.  We are Colorado’s premier baseball facility.

We also offer the most in-depth and developmental baseball training program in Colorado! Up to 12 former collegiate baseball players along with current Professional Minor Leaguers from various MLB Organizations makeup our Gameday Instructional Staff that will have a constant presence during the Gameday led practices during the first ten weeks our spring training season. We also offer the largest amount of total hours of professional instruction of any competing baseball program in the state and our player to instructor ratio is unmatched!

When are Tryouts?

Tryouts for 2024 teams is July 17th and July 18th.

9-11U Times: 5:00 – 7:00PM

12-14U Times: 7:00 – 9:00PM

What is the Cost to play for a youth Gameday team in parker?

2025 (9-13u) Gameday fees are $3,000 for the season (Jan-Jul) for Dad coached teams. ($400 Deposit due at signing)

*Uniform package purchased seperately through Wilson/EvoShield team store at additional fee of $400

*Tournament cost varies per team. All teams will decided their own schedules and divide the tourney fees up amongst the memebers of that team.

2025 (14u) Gameday fees are $2500 for the season (Jan-May) for Dad coached teams. ($400 Deposit due at signing). June/July all 14u teams will tranisition into the HS program as 15u teams, cost is $1000 (billed April/May & includes all tournament fees) and the 15u teams will play in a total of (6) local HS 15u tournaments in June/July.

*Uniform package purchased seperately through Wilson/EvoShield team store at additional fee of $400. Uniform will be used for both 14u and 15u seasons.

When Are Practices?

January-May (20 weeks)

(2) weekly Team Practices for 2 hours each:

80 hours

June-July (8 weeks)

(2) weekly Team Practices for 1.5 hours each:

24 hours

That’s a total of 104 Hours of Practice Time…rain or shine!  

What is Our Philosophy?

We believe youth baseball players should learn to play all positions on the field.  As they develop they will begin to specialize in one to two positions and will be given the tools and the time to hone their craft.  We teach our players how to play the game the right way AND how to deal with adversity.  We are not a “win at all cost” program.  We believe that baseball teaches valuable life lessons.

Our Faith?

We are a Christian based baseball program and we do integrate biblical principles into our practices and interactions with our players.  We believe more in allowing our actions to speak loader than our words AND to provide our players with positive adult role-models.  Rick Eisenberg is our lead Hitting Instructor and our Gameday Chaplain.  After a successful college career at Oklahoma University where he played in the College World Series Rick has found his true calling teaching the game of baseball AND teaching the Lord’s word.  In 2016 we started a program for our teams called “Gameday Cares”.  All of our teams are offered opportunities to make a difference in our community by giving back.  This season our young men participated in outreach programs with local nursing homes, the Ronald McDonald House, Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine, The Parker Task Force and many others.  “Wins and losses are quickly forgotten.  Doing things that really matter last a lifetime”.

Who are the instructors?

Our instructional staff is made up of both former collegiate baseball and professional baseball players as well as current Professional Minor League players seasonally. We compliment our baseball instructional staff with both Gameday Strength and Sports Psychology coaches who together have the ability to create knowledgeable AND well-rounded baseball players.  

An important fact:  All of our instructors offer private lessons to players both inside and outside of our program.

How to get your player started

Register For Tryouts

Sign up for our comprehensive tryouts (July 17 and/or July 18, 2024) where we will assess your player through 12 different stations designed to measure various aspects of the game. After completing this process, each player will receive a total grade and will be ranked amongst his peers at the same age level. That information is then provided to our youth coaches who will then decide if your player would be a good fit for their respective roster.

Join The Right Team

After tryouts are completed, our youth coaches will have the opportunity to reach out to players they maybe interested in. Ultimately it is up to the player to decide which team they’d like to join if they are give multiple offers. Not all players will be given an offer to join a Gameday team. It is our goal through the tryout process, to match a players skill set to the correct level of team where they will have success. 

Improve Your Game

Gameday teams have a bi-weekly practice schedule throughout the season combined with a tournament schedule comprised by the team. With a dedicated staff of baseball professionals, Gameday’s player development and coach to player ration is unmatched in Colorado. 

OUR BASEBALL INSTRUCTORS IN PARKER

Mike Koons

Rick Eisenberg

Doug Bernier

Alex Achtermann

Jose Diaz

Mason Brown

Mark Meador

Jayden Smith

Andy Schwulst

Kyle Barkley

Peyton Ingalls

Justin Martinez