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Hanover Youth Ball Mission

The Mission of Hanover Youth Ball is to provide a quality youth baseball and softball program that is accessible and affordable to members of our community, regardless of race, creed, color, ethnic heritage or socio-economic background.

In pursuit of our mission, we will strive to promote good sportsmanship and teamwork in our youth and to teach them physical skills that will promote good health and fitness as well as positive self-esteem. In partnership with parents and the community at large, our program is devoted to providing a safe and supportive environment for our youth and families while promoting a sense of community.


2023 HYB Registration NOW OPEN

Click here to Register!

***Sign-up deadline is February 6th*** 

Hanover youth ball is excited to now offer 3-4 year old T-ball along with T-ball for 5-6 year olds.  Other leagues are available for both baseball and softball players.  Please check our website at www.hanoveryouthball.org for more information and league coordinator contact info.

The success of the HYB Program is dependent upon volunteer coaches. Please consider being a coach or an assistant coach! 

Don't miss this chance to give your child a quality baseball or softball experience at a great value. 


2023 Softball Hitting Clinics

*Must be registered for Hanver Softball*

Register Online Coming SOON

Hanover is excited to welcome Hit Dawg Academy Hit Dawg Academy (gohitdawg.com) into our newly installed batting cage at the Hanover Elementary gym. HYB has worked with Hit Dawg Academy at their facility in Plymouth for baseball clinics but now softball coach, Lisa Koehler, will here. Lisa has played 4 years of Semi pro Softball in Puerto Rico. She was a four-year started at Division II Northern State University. She has coached both high school and Elite softball teams and has instructed beginning and advanced softball groups as well as individual clinics for high school and college athletes throughout Minnesota.  She has not only worked to help these athletes develop basic skills but has advanced them to be elite pitchers and hitters.   Many of the athletes she has worked with now play at all NCAA divisions.


Hitting Clinic Dates:
Thurs, March 16
Thurs, March 23
Thurs, March 30
Thurs, April 13
Thurs, April 20


Hitting Clinic Times: Choose One Time Slot
6:00-7:00 PM 10U
7:00-8:00 PM 10U
8:00-9:00 PM 12U


Limited number of spots will be available. Hitting clinics will be held at Hanover Elementary gym. Enter through the North Door.
Wear tennis shoes, Bring your bat.


For questions, contact Missy@hanoveryouthball.org


Girls Softball Skills Clinic

*Must be registered for Hanver Softball*

Register Online Coming SOON

Hanover Softball skills clinics are FREE for girls registered for Hanover Softball Run by volunteer coaches, clinic will be broken down by stations of throwing, catching, fielding and some hitting. This is great opportunity to get the girls some basic skills practice before the season starts.


Skills Clinic Dates:
Monday, March 6
Monday, March 13
Monday, March 27
Monday, April 10
Monday, April 17
Monday, April 24


Skills Clinic Times:  Choose One Time Slot
6:15 - 7:15 PM 10U
7:30 - 8:30 PM 12U

Limited number of spots will be available. Skills clinics will be held at Hanover Elementary gym. Enter through the North Door.
Wear tennis shoes, bring your equipment.

For questions, contact Missy@hanoveryouthball.org


Girls Softball Pitching Clinics

*Must be registered for Hanver Softball*

Register Online Coming SOON

Hanover welcomes back to our clinic coaches, Whitney Johnson. Whitney grew up in Lake Crystal, MN before
going on to play for NDSU as a pitcher and then played professional in The Netherlands. While at NDSU she
was two-time Summit League tournament MVP and 2013 Pitcher of the Year. She is currently the head pitching coach for Concordia University in St. Paul (D2). She is also the pitching coach and owner of Wind Up Fastpitch Academy. Wind Up Fastpitch.


Pitching Clinic Dates:
Tues, March 14
Tues, March 28
Tues, April 11
Tues, April 18
Tues, April 25

Pitching Clinic Times: Choose One Time Slot
6:00-6:45 PM 10U
6:45-7:30 PM 10U
7:30-8:15 PM 10U or 12U
8:15-9:00 PM 12U


Limited number of spots will be available. Cost $50/player
Pitching clinics will be held at Hanover Elementary gym. Enter through the North Door.  Wear tennis shoes, Bring your glove.


Pitchers MUST provide their own catcher; can be a parent, guardian, or older sibling.

For questions, contact Missy@hanoveryouthball.org


HYB Baseball Hitting, Pitching, and Skills Clinics

Hanover Baseball is excited to offer to variety of clinics to our boys this winter. Thanks to the
collaboration effects of Hanover Elementary and the Hanover Athletic Association, we have a batting cage
at HES to use for our clinics! This will be very beneficial to our program.


HYB Baseball Hitting Clinics w/Buffalo Bulldogs Baseball
About the coaches:

Corey Braun - grew up in Buffalo, MN and graduated from Buffalo High School in 2003 where he played varsity baseball
and was a 2003 North Suburban All-Conference winner. After High School, Corey accepted a scholarship to play baseball
at South Dakota State University. He started playing town team baseball for the Buffalo Bulldogs in 2003 where he played
until 2020.  In 2020, he took over the team as manager and won manager of the year in the North Star League in
2020. He currently still managing the Bulldogs and coaches a variety of youth private lesson.


Colton Haight - grew up in Corcoran, MN and graduated from Buffalo High School in 2012 where he was a 2-year starter,
2012 Mississippi 8 All-Conference and Conference Defensive player of the year.  After High School, Colton went to
University of MN-Crookston where he was a 4-year starter at catcher.  Colton is going on his 11th year playing for the
Buffalo Bulldogs where he won the 2015 North Star League batting title and 2016 North Star League MVP.


Limited number of spots available. $75/player.


Clinic held at Hanover Elementary School gym; enter through North Door. Wear tennis shoes. Bring your
baseball equipment, including batting helmet.


9U - 11U
Mondays: Jan. 9, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 27
Choose one time slot for the 6-week session: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

12U – 14U
Thursdays: Jan. 12, 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16, March 2
Choose one time slot for the 6-week session: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Register Online at:  HYB Hitting Clinics

 

HYB Baseball Hitting Clinics at Hit Dawg Academy
Hit Dawg Academy is a baseball and softball academy dedicated to ensuring the proper development of all kids. It does not matter your age, nor size. They start by working on the basic needs so that kids are able to compete at all levels. Visit gohitdawg.com to learn more about Hit Dawg Academy


Limited number of spots available. $75/player.
THESE HITTING CLINICS ARE HELD AT THE HIT DAWG ACADEMY FACILITY in Plymouth: 2050 East Center
Circle, Building F Suite 300, Plymouth, MN, 763-557-2569


Fridays: Jan. 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17
                9U – 11U 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
                12U – 14U 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Register Online at: Hit Dawg Online Registration 

  •  Choose the Hanover Baseball Tab at the top right of the page. Then, choose the clinic you want to register for based on your age.

 

HYB Baseball Pitching Clinics w/Jim Benson
Jim’s coaching experience began more than 40 years ago. He has coached at virtually every age and skill level from Little League to High School and College-aged players. For the past 30 years, Jim has worked in Minnetonka, Hopkins, Edina, Wayzata, St. Michael, Hamel and Orono developing young pitchers with particular attention to teaching the proper throwing motion and basic fundamentals needed for success.


Limited number of spots available. $75/player.
Clinic held at Hanover Elementary School gym; enter through North Door. Wear tennis shoes. Bring your
baseball equipment.


** PLAYERS MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN CATCHER **


9U – 11U
Wednesdays: Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15
Choose one time slot for 6-week session: 6:00 PM – 6:55 PM
7:00 PM – 7:55 PM
8:00 PM – 8:55 PM

12U – 14U
Tuesdays: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7, 14
Choose one time slot for the 6-week session: 6:00 PM – 6:55 PM
7:00 PM – 7:55 PM
8:00 PM – 8:55 PM

Register Online at:  HYB Pitching Clinics

 

HYB Baseball Skills Clinics  run by Hanover volunteer baseball coaches.

Limited number of spots available. Free for Hanover players. Clinic held at Hanover Elementary School gym; enter through North Door. Wear tennis shoes. Bring your baseball equipment.

Sunday, Feb. 19
9U – 10U   5:00 PM – 5:55 PM
11U            6:00 PM – 6:55 PM
12U            7:00 PM – 7:55 PM
13U – 15U 8:00 PM – 8:55 PM


Register Online at:  Free Skills Clinic

Due to generous donations from our sponsors, Hanover Youth Ball can offer these hitting & pitching clinics to
Hanover baseball players at a discounted price. What would typically cost $150 for 6 sessions of group clinics
is only costing Hanover Baseball players $75.  

Girls Softball clinics will be offered a little later in the winter/early Spring; information will be coming later.
For questions, contact Missy@hanoveryouthball.org


Hanover Youth Ball

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P.O. Box 242 Hanover, MN 55341


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TRAINING WITH THE BULLDOGS!

 

Our very own Bulldogs are hosting Sunday evening baseball clinics!

Open to ages 8 - 14

When : 12/4, 12/11, 1/8, 1/15, 1/29 and 2/5

8-9 year old from 5:00 to 6:00pm

10-11 year old from 6:15 to 7:15pm

12-14 year old from 7:30 to 8:45pm

Where : BHS BAC

Cost : $120.00 for all six clinics

To register please use the Paypal QR code located below or by emailing your RSVP to Bulldogclinicreg@yahoo.com and include your player's name, contact info and pay cash/check at the door.  If paying via PayPal please list your players name and age in the notes section.  Any questions contact Mark Benzer at (612)590-9735


Questions?

T-Ball (boys and girls):  

Christine Dauterive
Christine@hanoveryouthball.org

 

Softball 8U & 10U Leagues

Chris Larson 

Chris@hanoveryouthball.org

 

Softball12U/14U Rec & 12-16U Traveling

Missy Thompson  

Missy@hanoveryouthball.org

 

Coach / Machine Pitch:  

Kyle Bruns

Kyle@hanoveryouthball.org

 

Baseball Leagues

Brian Thompson

Brian@hanoveryouthball.org 

 

Website/Registrations

Andy Bangasser

Andrew@hanoveryouthball.org

 


Hanover Youth Board is Looking For:

If you are interested OR willing to help in any other way OR want to learn more about the Board and/or tasks, please contact Missy@hanoveryouthball.org. No pressure or requirement for just inquiring.

Board meetings are open; anyone is welcome to attend a meeting at any time. 

Board Members not only get a wonderful experience of being part of something so great and positive in our community, you will also receive discounted registration fees.

Thank you for your consideration,


~Hanover Youth Ball Board


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