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2024 - 2025 TRYOUTS

TRYOUT DATES FOR THE 2024-2025 SEASON ARE SET
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"Early Bird" tryout dates are between June 12th - July 9th.

"Tryout week"  for all age groups is between July 29th - July 31st.

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*THUNDER OFFSETS COSTS FOR QUALIFYING
PITCHERS & CATCHERS *

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The NJ Thunder trains out of our own 43,000 sqft, state of the art softball facility built for and by the NJ Thunder.  It is equipped with 7 hitting lanes, 4 equipped with Hittrax (https://www.hittrax.com), Flightscope (https://softball.flightscope.com), ProBatter for realistic live hitting (https://probatter.com), modern pitching machines (https://sportsattack.com/softball), strength & conditioning center (https://proteusmotion.com), and a full infield.  All Thunder Players receive memberships to the facility to train and/or hang out 24/7.

NJ THUNDER IS A PERFORMANCE BASED CLUB

 

We are not a "pay-to-play" model. Thunder fees are for developing, training, and competing.  Our only requirement is the desire to get better.  Our training system and philosophies take seasoned players to the next level and transforms "first timers" into seasoned players.  We seek dedicated players ready to prioritize softball entirely.  This opportunity offers exceptional training, exposure, and competition for those willing to commit 100%, embrace rigorous training, and put in the extra work.

*FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE CAN BE PROVIDED FOR ANYONE WHO QUALIFIES*

In addition to unlimited use of the facility for hitting, throwing, pitching, drilling, etc.., Thunder players can expect the following:

- 2 Team Practices (weekly)

- 1 Team Strength, Speed, & Agility Training (weekly)

- 1 Group Pitching Practice (weekly)

- 1 Group Catching Practice (weekly)

- Mindset/Mental Session (weekly)

- Fun Fridays (weekly)

- Metric based tracking and evaluations (monthly)

- Recruiting and Metric Profile (life)

- 10+ USSSA Tournaments including Nationals or Oklahoma during the WCWS (annually)

- Showcases and/or College Camps

- If teams need to be challenged, we will not limit amount or location of tournaments.

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • National, A, & B Teams

  • Paid, No-Parent Head Coaches

  • Roster Size Max 12 Players

  • Player Development Program

  • In-House Pro-Level Instructors

  • Full indoor softball field (no rainouts)

  • 7 Hitting Cages with Pro-Level Machines

  • 4 HitTrax Stations for data & video analysis

  • Auto Hack Attack & iPitch Machines

  • Pitching metrics through Flight Scope

  • In-House State of the Art Pro Level Strength, Speed & Agility Center

  • In-House Recruiting Services

  • In-House Recruiting Video and Social Media Services.

EVERY PLAYER GETS A DIGITAL PROFILE FOR METRIC, TRAINING, RECRUITING, & ACCOUNTABILITY

OUR TRYOUTS WILL FEATURE A BLEND OF DRILLS AND MEASURABLE TESTS TO EVALUATE YOUR FULL POTENTIAL

THIS INCLUDES, OVERHAND VELOCITY, EXIT VELOCITY, POP UP TIME, 20-YARD DASH, AND MUCH MORE!

DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO DEMONSTRATE YOUR ABILITIES IN A COMPREHENSIVE TRYOUT PROCESS.

COME PREPARED AND SHOW YOUR BEST!
 

PLAYER TIP:

"We seek players who are responsive to coaching, enthusiastic and motivated, and embody a positive attitude. We value team players who hustle both on and off the field and have a strong desire to work hard and continuously improve".

PLAYER INFORMATION:
*SELECT TRYOUT DATE(S):

Select tryout date(s) and time by age group below. In order to be considered for a 2024-25 Thunder team, a tryout is required. Although not required, it is recommended players attend more than one of our tryout dates for their respective age group.

"Early Bird" tryout dates are between June 12th - July 9th.

"Tryout week"  for all age groups is between July 29th - July 31st.

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