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2022 Howell Highlanders Travel Baseball - Tryout Information

11U - Coach Ryan Forth is looking to add another player to the 2022 roster.  Please contact him at for a private tryout. 

2021 Coaching Registration Open

To apply to be considered as a Head or Assistant coach, complete this application. All HAJBA Coaches must pass a background check and complete Concussion training as well as SafeSports Act Mandatory reporter training. Coaching opportunities are limited based on player registration.

You will be contacted by the division commissioner with your next steps. If you have any questions concerning coaching, please contact the any board member. Contact information is available on the About Us page.

Scholarships for Fall 2021 Season Available

As an all-volunteer organization, dedicated to giving kids and opportunity to learn and grow from baseball and softball, we never want a player to be denied the opportunity to play because of cost.

If you would like to request a scholarship for the 2021 Fall season, or to nominate someone for a scholarship, please complete a scholarship application here.

Board Questions

SafeSport abuse awarness course

SafeSport abuse awarness course ( Required for Coach and Assistant Coach position in all of our programs ) Follow the link to the Pure Baseball website then scroll down and click on " GET STARTED"


We are still in need of volunteers for the following board positions:

  • Scheduling Director
  • Sponsorships Director
  • Team Coordinator
  • Senior BB Commissioner
  • Major BB Commissioner
  • TBall Commissioner
  • Minor SB Commissioner
  • Midget SB Commissioner
  • Bantam SB Commissioner

If interested please email

New for Fall 2021!

HAJBA Challenge Baseball League tailored to the strengths of players with complex needs.

Players, baseball buddies, and coaches! An awesome league for kiddos with complex medical and/or learning needs will start this Fall. Registration will open soon!

Please contact Coach Sarah if you are interested in being a volunteer coach or baseball buddy (e.g., HAJBA players, high school players, college players, peer mentors).

THANKS to our awesome sponsors and supporters 


FALL Registration is OPEN!


UPDATED: Due to cancellations there are  2 spots left for Midget Baseball. All other Baseball divisions are full!

The Fall Season will begin with practices the week of August 16 and games starting the week before Labor Day. The season should wrap up by the first week of October.

2022 Board Elections

HAJBA Board Nominations:

  • President - Kevin De Ceuninck
  • VP - Jim Steakley
  • Treasurer - Kyle Brown
  • Secretary - Stacey Steakley
  • Director of Community Baseball - John Banda
  • Director of Community/Travel Softball - Sarah Dunkel-Jackson
  • Director of Field Maintenance - Micheal McLean
  • Concessions - Amandra Banda
  • Equipment Director - Dane Hahn
  • Fall Season Director - Ryan Goins
  • Bantam BB Commissioner - Loren Black
  • Midget BB Commissioner - Jim Jackson
  • Minor BB Commissioner - Rob Hoffman
  • Umpire in Chief - Jennie McLean

Current Positions without nominees:

  • Scheduling Director
  • Sponsorships Director
  • Team Coordinator
  • Senior BB Commissioner
  • Major BB Commissioner
  • TBall Commissioner
  • Minor SB Commissioner
  • Midget SB Commissioner
  • Bantam SB Commissioner

2022 Howell Travel Baseball Teams

2022 Teams

8U - Coach Lundy

9U - Coach Decker

10U - Coach Goins

10U - Coach Riordan

11U - Coach Forth

11U - Coach Robinson

12U - Coach Eikey

12U - Coach Sherwood

13U - Coach McAllister

14U - Coach Klask/Coach Cove

14U - Coach Leppek

14U - Coach Leuneberg

15U - Coach Forth

15U - Stewart

16U/17U - Coach Mitchell

17U/18U - Coach Leppek

Bennett Field Renovation Project

HAJBA has began work on the Bennett Field Renovation project. Watch our page for more news as we launch this great new initiative!


HAJBA Umpires

HAJBA works to teach kids the skills to umpire to help save on costs. To register for 2021 complete the form linked here.

If you are an experienced umpire, email for more information.  

Click Here for the Frequently Asked Questions page. Scroll down for information about Umpiring!

Umpire in Chief:

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Picture Information

TSS Photography

Questions call Rick 248-842-8663. Thanks!

2021 Sponsor Opportunities

Complete this link to learn more and make your 2021 Sponsor Pledge. Please email us at if you are interested in sponsoring teams, fields or events!

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