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Sports signups: A list of teams to join and high school coaching positions … – The Grand Rapids Press


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

*The Green Machine AAU signups and tryouts for 5th and 6th grade boys will be held West Catholic Gym on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m. Signups and an open gym and skills clinic will be from 2:30-4 p.m. .
Official tryouts for 5th-6th graders will be Saturday, Dec. 14, from 4-6 p.m. and Sunday Dec. 15, 5-7 p.m. at the West Catholic gym.
The club was founded in 2000 and has a mission of player development, chemistry (Friendship), and intense AAU competition.
For information go to www.grgreenmachine.com or call Steve Project at 616 262-7369.

* The West Michigan Holiday Hoops has openings for its Friendship Basketball Tournament. Dates are December 28 for 4th-6th grades girls and boys and December 29 for 7th-8th grades girls and boys. Cost is $175 for three games. Contact Phil Beachler at 616-897-1323 or visit www.wmholidayhoops.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 Elite 8th grade team is looking for players to fill the roster. The team will play in December in a few tournaments. January through March is the school season and the AAU season from March to June. More information is available at 616-918-3745 or go to www.lakesidehoops.org.

* Michigan Golden Gloves Boxing Gyms are looking for boxers at their gyms at 526 Broadway Nw (St Mary’s Activity Center) and King Park Gym at Fuller and Franklin (in the brick building). Hours are 6-8 p.m. nightly. Boxing: Males and females ages 11 to 40 are sought with the intention of eventually competing. Our next club show is Nov 30th.

* The Northwest Ottawa Recreation Authority has registration for an adult coed dodgeball league that will meet on Thursday nights starting January 9. Games begin at 6 p.m. at Lakeshore Middle School in the auxiliary gym. Registration deadline is Thursday, December 12.
More information is available at 616-850-5125 or check out the website at nora.ghaps.org.

* The Northwest Youth Soccer Association (NWYSA) program’s winter season signups have begun. It is available for ages 3-15. Questions and assistance call 514-0637, email at nwsoc13@gmail.com or go to website at www.eteamz.com/nwse.

* Grand Rapids Crew Juniors is currently accepting registrations 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.

* The Flames 10U girls softball team is forming. This is for girls turning 10 years old before Jan. 1, 2014. Please contact dykematt@yahoo.com for questions and tryout information.

* Volleyball League: Rec Sports will be hosting 4 on 4 volleyball leagues starting December 5. The league will be played at New Branches School in Kentwood. There is a coed league on Thursday nights and a women’s league on Wednesday nights. Teams play two games each night. Complete information can be found at www.recsportsonline.com or email clark@recsportsonline.com or call 616-532-BALL.

* Byron Center High School is searching for a Head Varsity Baseball Coach. Please contact athletic director Dan Holden if interested at dholden@bcpsk12.net.

* East Grand Rapids is seeking applications for varsity field hockey position.
Qualified applicants should apply online at www.applitrack.com/kent/onlineapp.

* Grand Rapids Christian is seeking qualified applicants for the varsity baseball coach and junior varsity baseball coach. Please contact Jason Heerema, athletic director, at jheerema@grcs.org or 616-574-5820.

* 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.

* Hamilton is searching for a middle school cheer coach. Interested candidates may contact Jerry Haggerty at ghaggert@hamiltonschools.us or phone 269-751-5185.

* Kenowa Hills is looking for a varsity softball coach for the spring 2014 season. Send a resume and letter of interest to Eric Haik, ehaik@khps.org This posting will close Friday Sept. 21.

* 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.

* West Ottawa High School has coaching openings for the following positions: varsity baseball and varsity girls water polo. Interested applicants can can contact Pat Marsman at marsmanp@westottawa.net.

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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