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    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 Spring 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 Spring 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"


    FALL Registration is OPEN!


    If you are a returning player from Spring 2021 - please register before July 1 and use the code PlayAgain to save $20 on your Fall Registrations.

    2022 Board Elections

    HAJBA Board Nominations:

    • President - Kevin De Ceuninck
    • VP - Jim Steakley
    • Treasurer - Kyle Brown
    • Secretary - Stacey Steakley
    • Director of Community Baseball - Luke Nolan
    • Director of Community/Travel Softball - Sarah Dunkel-Jackson
    • Director of Field Maintenance - John Banda
    • Concessions - Amandra Banda
    • Fall Season Director - Ryan Goins
    • Minor BB Commissioner - Rob Hoffman
    • TBall Commissioner - Loren Black

    Current Positions without nominees:

    • Scheduling Director
    • Equipment Director
    • Sponsorships Director
    • Team Coordinator
    • Senior BB Commissioner
    • Major BB Commissioner
    • Midget BB Commissioner
    • Bantam BB Commissioner
    • Minor SB Commissioner
    • Midget SB Commissioner
    • Bantam SB Commissioner
    • Umpire in Chief

    2021 Season Update

    This has been a year with unique challenges, which forced most community youth sports leagues and many travel teams to take a full year off. We are very proud to have held a healthy and safe 2020 fall season and also made significant progress on several field improvement and maintenance projects - mostly due to volunteers stepping up to help. Thank you all so very much!

    Our plans for 2021 will move forward, based on what we know today! We intend to host a traditional Spring season.

    For 2021:

    • A COVID safety plan was released April 1 and is linked here
    • Only Waitlist is available
    • Opening day will be on May 8
    • The season, including tournaments, will wrap up by July 2.
    • Baseball and Softball All-Star weekend will be July 16 - 18
    • Fall Registrations will be open in July and close in early August. Practices will start in line with the start of the school year.
    • Senior Baseball will be a FALL Season, beginning in line with HS Fall sports starting in early August and open to all HS students (Grade 9 - 12). Players who played Major Baseball in the Spring will be able to play at a reduced rate.

    As always, there are opportunities to get involved as a volunteer or board member, please review for more information.

    We look forward to seeing you at the fields!

    The 2021 HAJBA Board


    REturn to play Safety Plan

    Posted APril 1, 2021

    Based on the announcement by the Governor on April 9 suggesting a “pause” by youth sports for two weeks, the HAJBA Board has voted to continue moving forward. Following current CDC guidelines, the pause is requested for indoor and contact sports. As an outdoor, non-contact sport, which can safely space, we are comfortable moving forward.

    All families can choose if they would like to participate with the pause. If you plan not to attend practices over this two-week window, please inform your coach.

    We have asked, and will continue to ask all coaches and families to carefully and safely follow COVID protocols as we have shared on our website

    • This may mean some coaches asking players to be masked during practices. 

    • We also invite coaches to consider breaking up practice groups to work in small groups, or split practice times.

    • Sharing of equipment should be avoided, or it should be properly cleaned and allowed to dry before reuse.

    If this impacts your participation for the 2021 season, please email as soon as possible.

    2021 Howell Travel Baseball Teams

    2021 Teams

    8U - Ryan Decker

    9U - Coach Goins

    9U - Coach Riordan

    10U - Coach Forth

    11U - Coach Eikey

    12U - Coach McAllister

    12U - Coach Nolan

    13U - Coach Weaver

    13U - Coach Leppek

    13U - Coach Leuneberg

    14U - Coach Forth

    15U - Coach Mitchell

    16U - Coach Leppek

    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!

    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:

    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!


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