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Sports signups: Exchange of youth teams looking for players and high schools …


Do you have a local sporting event to list? The signup list, which runs Saturdays online and Tuesdays in The Grand Rapids Press, is available to announce community sporting events, teams looking for players and schools or teams looking for coaches.

It’s a free service. Send to grsports@mlive.com and put “Signups” in the subject line. Describe your event in sentence form and make sure to include a phone number that readers can contact, and also an email address, if possible.

Submissions are accepted no more than a month ahead of an event, and are subject to editing. The deadline for entries is 3 p.m. Thursday.

*Backyard Dreams travel baseball and softball team are finalizing roster spots for ages U8 through U15. Call 616-560-8889, email info@BYDball.com or visit the website at www.BYDball.com

* Recreational Debut’s “The Unsigned Senior and Pre Season All American Showcase for boys grades 9-12 will be held April 6 at the MVP Field House. It is an opportunity for exposure for players looking to play collegiately. Registration starts at 11 a.m. and games start at noon.
More information is at 616-291-5227, 616-554-3868 or email dbell002@sbcglobal.net.

* Adult Basketball Leagues begin the week of May 13 through the Holland Recreation.
Tuesday or Wednesday leagues available. Registration deadline is May 2. More information is at www.hollandrecreation or by calling 616-355-1130

* The Unstoppables basketball league is looking for 7th, 8th and 9th grade boys to join our traveling team. We will be also incorporating NBA style training and traveling to some of the top tourneys in the country. We are also looking more coaches to join our team. For more info go to theunstoppablesbball.com or email theunstoppables7@gmail.com.

* Michigan Rage AAU Girls AAU Basketball is looking for few girls for the 8th grade 2014 season. Please call either 616-308-7330 or 616-581-4508 for details. Michigan Rage is a Grand Rapids area-based competitive basketball club competing in tournaments throughout Michigan and the Midwest.

* Lakeside Hoops is looking for players from 9th-12th grade girls. More information is available by calling Jason at 616-918-3745 or at www.lakesidehoops.org.

Carlton Brewster, former NFL player and high school coach and creator of “WR Secrets” is hosting a Youth Skills Clinic on April 16 at MVP Sports Spot, and a High School Skills Clinic on April 20 at Woodland Sports Plex. Registration is available at website www.wrsecrets.com.

* Wyoming Parks and Recreation Department is taking registrations for our Adult Softball leagues. Leagues are offered for coed (M-F) and men’s teams (M-Th). Ten-game leagues cost $465 and 14 game leagues (men’s only) cost $565. All leagues include a single-elimination tournament. Call 616-530-3164 or email parks_info@wyomingmi.gov for more information.

* Holland Recreation Division has adult softball leagues for men, women and coed divisions. Registration deadline is Friday, April 11. League information can be found online at: www.hollandrecreation.com, by calling 616-355-1130 or email rec@cityofholland.com.

* Rising Stars Soccer Academy is currently accepting registration for its junior’s soccer program through April. The Rising Stars Academy aims to develop youth soccer players between the ages of 6 through 8 with a focus on Coerver based technical training and motor development.
For more information on the program contact Jeff Merritt Rising Stars Academy Director, at 616-889-4993 or www.risingstarssoccer. net.

* Real Grand is looking for two or three U9 or U10 girls for its spring season. Contact the club at soccer@realgrand.com.

* Grand Rapids Crew Juniors is currently accepting registration for its juniors program. The Junior Crew Development Academy is geared towards players between the ages of 3 and 7 with priority placed on the advancement of individual technical skills and a passion for the game.
For more information on the program contact Matt Roberts, GRCJ Youth Academy Director, at 616-821-3115 or our website www.grcrewjuniors.org and click on Trainings and Camps.

* East GR is looking for an varsity hockey coach and a freshman girls basketball coach. Candidates may contact Athletic Director Tim Johnston at tjohnsto@egrps.org

* Grandville High School is looking for a varsity girls lacrosse coach. Contact Brian Parsons at bparsons@gpsbulldogs.org.

* Greenville High School has the following coaches openings: varsity baseball, varsity boys soccer, varsity softball, varsity girls tennis. Please contact Brian Zdanowski, athletic director, at 616-754-4261, or apply online at applitrack.com.

* Northview High School is seeking qualified candidates for girls varsity lacrosse and head crew coaching vacancies. Interested candidates should send a letter of intent and resume to Rick Albro at ralbro@nvps.net.

* Wayland Union is seeking a varsity volleyball head coach. Please send resume and references to Ben Osburn at osburnb@wayland.k12.mi.us.

Pete Wallner covers sports for MLive/Grand Rapids Press. Email him at pwallner@mlive.com or follow him on Twitter, Facebook or Google+.

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