2nd Annual Tour - July 2016

 

In July 2016 the Victorian Kookaburras toured the USA to play baseball with a touring party of 38 players and 10 coaches and officals.

 

U14 Team of 14 players

U15/U16 Country Team of 12 players

U15/U16 City Team of 12 players

 

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2nd Annual Tour - July 2016

USA Touring Teams

Following the success of the July 2015 tour Victorian Kookaburras Baseball tours toured with three teams to the USA in July 2016.

 

The 2016 Tour

 

A touring party of 38 players and 10 coaches and officials departed Melbourne in July 2016 and be in the USA for two weeks.

 

The tour was sanctioned by Baseball Australia.

 

The teams trevelled together with a mix of fun and training while in Dallas before travelling to Myrtle Beach where the players stayed with Host Families and competed in Ripken Myrtle Surfs Up Tournament.

 

Tuesday 5 July 2016

  All - Depart for the USA (Dallas)

 

Wednesday 6 July 2016 (Dallas)

  U14 - Six Flags Over Texas Theme Park for the day

  U15/U16 Teams - Tour College and light training 

 

Thursday 7 July 2016 (Dallas)

  U14 - Light Training & Tour of Dallas Cowboys Stadium

  U15/U16 Teams - Two Practice Games against local team

  All - Texas Rangers MLB Game (Evening)

 

Friday 8 July 2016 (Myrtle Beach) - Players with Host Families

  All - Travel to Myrtle Beach 

  All - Baseball Store Shopping

  All - Light Training

  All - Welcome Function Meet Host Families

 

Saturday 9 July 2016 (Myrtle Beach) - Players with Host Families

  U14 - Practice Game / Light Training

  U15/U16 - Practice Hame

  All - Afternoon Free

 

Sunday 10 July 2016 (Myrtle Beach) - Players with Host Families

  All - Ripken Myrtle Beach Opening Ceremony & Skills Competition

 

Monday 11 July (Myrtle Beach) - Players with Host Families

  All - Day One Ripken Tournament

 

Tuesday 12 July (Myrtle Beach) - Players with Host Families

  All - Day Two Ripken Tournament

 

Wednesday 13 July (Myrtle Beach) - Players with Host Families

  All - Day Three Ripken Tourement

  U14 - Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball Game (Evening)

 

Thursday 14 July (Myrtle Beach) - Players with Host Families

  All - Day Four Ripken Tournament (Finals)

  U15/U16 - Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball Game (Evening)

 

Friday 15 July (Myrtle Beach) - Players with Host Families

  All - Day Five Ripken Tournament (Finals)

  All - Host Families Thank You Function

 

Saturday 16 July (Myrtle Beach)

  All - Depart for Australia

 

U14 City & Country Team

Victorian Kookaburras White Team

An U14 team consisting of a mix of players from Melbourne and Mildura was selected following try outs in October 2015. The team trained weekly from March until the tour departed.

 

Baye Agostinio

Connor Garvin

Harry Grambau

Harvey Hadlow

Connor Hughes

Thomas Renouf

Joshua Paine

Mcleod Sell

Yoshihi Sutherland

Joel Tevaskis

Raiden Wakefield

Brodie Wise

Frank Zaccone

 

Stephen Black - Coach

Ian Hubble - Coach

Jamie Pearce - Team Manager

Belinda Paine - Assistant Team Manager

Myles Foreman - Tour Executive Officer

 

U15/U16 City & Country

Team Victorian Kookaburras Red Team

An U15/U16 team consisting of a mix of players from Melbourne and Mildura was selected following try outs in October 2015. The team trained weekly from March until  the tour departed.

Jesse Borg

Tyron Boromeo

Cooper Carrison

Hayden Carroll

Nathan Gatt

Lachlan Jaensch

Riley Law

Corey Lovelock

Brayden McTigue

Tim Reid

Nicholas Tregeagle

Sam Zaccone

 

Nick Carroll - Coach

Chris Heyward - Coach

Troy Meeker - Coach

Steve Rodwell - Team Manager

Myles Foreman - Tour Executive Officer

 

U15/U16 City Team

Victorian Kookaburras Blue Team

An U15/U16 team consisting of a mix of players from Melbourne was selected following try outs in October 2015. The team trained weekly from March until  the tour departed.

Jarrod Belbin

Curtis Cox

Mictchell Heyward

William Kline-Marantelli

Hugo Leropoulos

Danya Liaw

Bailey Pearce

George Polley

Cody Rodwell

Aiden Sadler

Cooper Veal

Samual Wild

 

Tom Dicker - Coach

Bill Leropoulos - Coach

Kyle Bedford - Coach

Team Manager - Myles Foreman

Tour Executive Officer - Myles Foreman

Dedication Commitment & Achievement Team Awards Winners 2016

Bailey Pearce - Blue Team

Liam Dinnage - White Team

Nathan Gatt - Red Team

 

2016 Red Team

Runner Up in Great 8

Ripken Tournement

Championship Game

USA Tournament

2016 Partner

Uniform

2016 Partner

Training Camp

2016 Partner

Major Sponsors

2016 Tour

Sponsors

2016 Tour

Supporters

2016 Tour

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