HIGH SCHOOL

Description

High School Teams compete in variety of tournaments to maximize both development and exposure.  It is the mission of the HS program to give players the best chance possible to develop through training and showcase their talents to collegiate coaches. Sticks HS Teams are designed to compete at a Regional and National Level.

Part 1: Development:  All Players – Practices/D1 Sports Training/Lessons

The fall is dedicated to maximum growth of the individual player in an extensive developmental program. The development program will provide the player the best opportunity to improve their baseball and athletic skills.

  • Home Facility - Sportsplex West
  • D1 Sports Training – Athletic Enhancement
  • Practices – 3x Per week
  • Developmental nights
  • Dedicated Bullpen nights /Throwing program
  • 60 yard dash enhancement • 2 free lessons • Bat Speed Enhancement
  • Pitchers Only Program
  • Staff - Most qualified staff in Midwest - Over 20 coaches on staff: Former and current MLB, professional, collegiate and HS coaches/players • Much more
Practice/Training Overview
Practices
  • Players will generally attend 2 practices a week
  • Practices will be held two weeknights at either 6:00 pm or 8:00 pm unless notified
  • 1st Practice of the Week -  Special/Developmental Nights
  • Special nights may include: PBR evaluation, Elite Sports Advising Recruiting talks, college coaches attending, scouts attending, developmental nights, guest instructors and more...
  • 2nd Practice of the week – Generally team Practices
  • Locations will include Sportsplex West and various outside venues.
Bonus training
  • Lessons - Players will be given 2 lessons to be used at their discretion throughout the fall season.
Part 2: Exposure/Evaluation
Players will participate in a PBR evaluation for Iowa Sticks players only in August.
  • The PBR evaluation will be done exclusively for the Iowa Sticks players
  • Great opportunity to begin or continue the evaluation process by one of the top recruiting and evaluation organizations in the country
Player will participate in College Days for the Iowa Sticks
  • College Days are done at some of the best universities in the country for baseball - These are required!!
  • These are team camps put on by the Universities for the Iowa Sticks
  • These college days are an amazing one day opportunity to compete, learn and be evaluated by some of the top coaches in programs in the country.
Part 3: Education
  • Players will participate in talks and discussions with numerous college coaches and professional scouts at practice and as special guests.  
  • Players will be exposed to numerous resources to help guide them in their baseball process.
Part 4: Tournament Play and Exposure

Players will play in some of the best tournaments, with the best teams, in the best venues in the country.  The goal is to challenge the player to increase his level of play while getting the best chance to be seen and showcase his skills

Cost: TBD –  per tournament

Players will register for the tournaments in which they would like to participate.

Fall

FALL

Overview

Practice starts August 5th

The fall is dedicated to maximum growth of the individual player in an extensive developmental program.

• Home Facility - Sportsplex West
• D1 Sports Training – Athletic Enhancement
• Mizuno and Nike Uniforms/Apparel
• Practices – 3x Per week
• Developmental nights
• Dedicated Bullpen nights /Throwing program
• 60 yard dash enhancement
• Bat Speed Enhancement
• Pitchers Only Program
• Staff - Most qualified staff in Midwest - Over 20 coaches on staff: Former and current MLB, professional, collegiate and HS coaches/players
• Much more

Practice | Training Schedule

Practice starts August 5th

MONDAY
SPORTSPLEX WEST
5:30p - 8:00p
  • Middle Infield 2023/2024/2025
  • Outfield 2023/2024/2025
  • Corner Infield 2022/2023/2024/2025
7:00p - 9:30p
  • Middle infield 2022
  • Outfield 2022
  • Catchers 2022/2023/2024/2025
TUESDAY
SPORTSPLEX WEST
5:30p - 8:00p
  • Middle Infield 2020/2021 Scout/Red
  • Outfield 2020/2021 Scout/Red
7:00p - 9:30p
  • Corner infield 2020/2021 Red/Scout
  • Catchers 2020/2021 Red/Scout
WAUKEE HS
5:30p - 7:15p 2022 Red
7:30p - 9:15p 2022 Scout
VALLEY HS
5:30p - 7:15p 2024/2025
7:30p - 9:15p 2023
WEDNESDAY
SPORTSPLEX WEST
GROUP 1 LAST NAME A-L
GROUP 2 LAST NAME M-Z

4:30p-6:30p  2020/2021 Red Bullpens Group 1  

5:00p-7:00p  2020/2021 Red Bullpens Group 2    

5:30p-7:30p  2022 Scout Bullpens Group 1  

6:00p-8:00p  2022 Scout Bullpens Group 2  

6:30p-8:30p  2021 Scout Bullpens Group 1    

7:00p-9:00p  2021 Scout Bullpens Group 2  

7:30p-9:30p  2020 Scout Bullpens

THURSDAY
SPORTSPLEX WEST

5:30p-7:30p  2024/2025 Bullpens    

6:00p-8:00p  2023 Bullpens Group 1

6:30p-8:30p  2023 Bullpens Group 2

7:00p-9:00p  2022 Red Bullpens Group 1

7:30p-9:30p  2022 Red Bullpens Group 2

WAUKEE HS

5:30p-7:15p 2020/2021 Scout

7:30p-9:15p 2020/2021 Red

DATE
EVENT
TEAMS GOING
HOTEL
ROSTER
8.10.2019
8.17.2019
8.17.2019
8.24.2019
8.30.2019
8.30.2019
8.31.2019
9.6.2019
9.6.2019
9.6.2019
9.7.2019
9.7.2019
9.13.2019
9.14.2019
9.14.2019
9.15.2019
9.20.2019
9.20.2019
9.21.2019
9.21.2019
9.27.2019
9.27.2019
9.28.2019
9.28.2019
10.3.2019
10.3.2019
10.5.2019
10.5.2019
10.5.2019
10.10.2019
10.12.2019
10.13.2019
10.18.2019
Creighton Day - Omaha, NE
Battle of the Bluffs - Council Bluffs, IA (Iowa Western CC)
MN Mash Fall Championship - Twin Cities
Iowa Sticks Invitational - Des Moines, IA
PG Midwest Labor Day - Marion, IA
PBR Labor Day Classic - Bettendorf, IA
Great 8 - Des Moines, IA
PBR Limited Series - Bettendorf, IA
Johnson County - Overland Park, KS
Midwest Fall Championships - Kansas City
BVU Invitational - Storm Lake, IA
One Day CIS - Des Moines, IA
PG Midwest Sophomore - Marion, IA
PBR Nationals - Indianapolis, IN
PBR Upper Midwest Team- Bettendorf, IA
One Day CIS- Des Moines, IA
PG Kernels Foundation - Cedar Rapids, IA
Johnson County - Overland Park, KS
PBR Limited Series - Bettendorf, IA
Global State Slugfest - Des Moines, IA
PG Midwest Freshman - Marion, IA
The Bitter End - Lenexa, KS
DI Weekend
PBR Quad Cities Open - Bettendorf, IA
PG WWBA Fort Myers, FL
Arizona Fall Classic- Pheonix, AZ
Johnson County - Overland Park, KS
Wood Bat Exposure - Des Moines, IA
CIS Fall State Pink Out- Des Moines, IA
PG WWBA Jupiter, FL
Johnson County - Overland Park, KS
Iowa Day - Iowa City, IA
PG Fall World Series- Las Vegas, NV
2020 Scout, 2021 Scout, 2022 Scout, 2020 Red, 2022 Red, 2023, 2024
2020 Scout, 2021 Scout, 2020 Red
2023, 2024, 2025
2020 Scout, 2021 Scout, 2022 Scout, 2020 Red, 2022 Red, 2023, 2024, 2025
2020 Red, 2022 Scout
2022 Red, 2023
2024
2020 Scout, 2021 Scout
2022 Scout
2022 Red, 2023
2020 Red
2025
2022 Red
2020 Scout, 2021 Scout, 2022 Scout
2020 Red, 2023, 2024
2025
2020 Scout, 2021 Scout
2022 Red
2022 Scout
2025
2023
2024 , 2025
2020 Scout, 2021 Scout, 2022 Scout
2020 Red, 2022 Red
2021 Scout, 2022 Scout
2022 Scout
2020 Scout
2020 Red, 2022 Red, 2023 , 2024
2025
2020 Scout
2020 Red
2021 Scout, 2022 Scout, 2022 Red, 2023 , 2024 , 2025
2024
8/10/2019
8/10/2019
Creighton Day - Omaha, NE
Creighton Day - Omaha, NE
2020 Scout, 2021 Scout, 2022 Scout, 2020 Red, 2022 Red, 2023, 2024
8/17/2019
8/18/2019
Battle of the Bluffs - Council Bluffs, IA (Iowa Western CC)
Battle of the Bluffs - Council Bluffs, IA (Iowa Western CC)
2020 Scout, 2021 Scout, 2020 Red
8/17/2019
8/18/2019
MN Mash Fall Championship - Twin Cities
MN Mash Fall Championship - Twin Cities
2023, 2024, 2025
8/24/2019
8/25/2019
Iowa Sticks Invitational - Des Moines, IA
Iowa Sticks Invitational - Des Moines, IA
2020 Scout, 2021 Scout, 2022 Scout, 2020 Red, 2022 Red, 2023, 2024, 2025
8/30/2019
9/2/2019
PG Midwest Labor Day - Marion, IA
PG Midwest Labor Day - Marion, IA
2020 Red, 2022 Scout
8/30/2019
9/2/2019
PBR Labor Day Classic - Bettendorf, IA
PBR Labor Day Classic - Bettendorf, IA
2022 Red, 2023
8/31/2019
9/2/2019
Great 8 - Des Moines, IA
Great 8 - Des Moines, IA
2024
9/6/2019
9/8/2019
PBR Limited Series - Bettendorf, IA
PBR Limited Series - Bettendorf, IA
2020 Scout, 2021 Scout
9/6/2019
9/8/2019
Johnson County - Overland Park, KS
Johnson County - Overland Park, KS
2022 Scout
9/6/2019
9/8/2019
Midwest Fall Championships - Kansas City
Midwest Fall Championships - Kansas City
2022 Red, 2023
9/7/2019
9/8/2019
BVU Invitational - Storm Lake, IA
BVU Invitational - Storm Lake, IA
2020 Red
9/7/2019
9/7/2019
One Day CIS - Des Moines, IA
One Day CIS - Des Moines, IA
2025
9/13/2019
9/16/2019
PG Midwest Sophomore - Marion, IA
PG Midwest Sophomore - Marion, IA
2022 Red
9/14/2019
9/15/2019
PBR Nationals - Indianapolis, IN
PBR Nationals - Indianapolis, IN
2020 Scout, 2021 Scout, 2022 Scout
9/14/2019
9/15/2019
PBR Upper Midwest Team- Bettendorf, IA
PBR Upper Midwest Team- Bettendorf, IA
2020 Red, 2023, 2024
9/15/2019
9/15/2019
One Day CIS- Des Moines, IA
One Day CIS- Des Moines, IA
2025
9/20/2019
9/24/2019
PG Kernels Foundation - Cedar Rapids, IA
PG Kernels Foundation - Cedar Rapids, IA
2020 Scout, 2021 Scout
9/20/2019
9/22/2019
Johnson County - Overland Park, KS
Johnson County - Overland Park, KS
2022 Red
9/21/2019
9/22/2019
PBR Limited Series - Bettendorf, IA
PBR Limited Series - Bettendorf, IA
2022 Scout
9/21/2019
9/22/2019
Global State Slugfest - Des Moines, IA
Global State Slugfest - Des Moines, IA
2025
9/27/2019
9/30/2019
PG Midwest Freshman - Marion, IA
PG Midwest Freshman - Marion, IA
2023
9/27/2019
9/30/2019
The Bitter End - Lenexa, KS
The Bitter End - Lenexa, KS
2024 , 2025
9/28/2019
9/29/2019
DI Weekend
DI Weekend
2020 Scout, 2021 Scout, 2022 Scout
9/28/2019
9/29/2019
PBR Quad Cities Open - Bettendorf, IA
PBR Quad Cities Open - Bettendorf, IA
2020 Red, 2022 Red
10/3/2019
10/7/2019
PG WWBA Fort Myers, FL
PG WWBA Fort Myers, FL
2021 Scout, 2022 Scout
10/3/2019
10/7/2019
Arizona Fall Classic- Pheonix, AZ
Arizona Fall Classic- Pheonix, AZ
2022 Scout
10/5/2019
10/6/2019
Johnson County - Overland Park, KS
Johnson County - Overland Park, KS
2020 Scout
10/5/2019
10/6/2019
Wood Bat Exposure - Des Moines, IA
Wood Bat Exposure - Des Moines, IA
2020 Red, 2022 Red, 2023 , 2024
10/5/2019
10/6/2019
CIS Fall State Pink Out- Des Moines, IA
CIS Fall State Pink Out- Des Moines, IA
2025
10/10/2019
10/14/2019
PG WWBA Jupiter, FL
PG WWBA Jupiter, FL
2020 Scout
10/12/2019
10/14/2019
Johnson County - Overland Park, KS
Johnson County - Overland Park, KS
2020 Red
10/13/2019
10/13/2019
Iowa Day - Iowa City, IA
Iowa Day - Iowa City, IA
2021 Scout, 2022 Scout, 2022 Red, 2023 , 2024 , 2025
10/18/2019
10/20/2019
PG Fall World Series- Las Vegas, NV
PG Fall World Series- Las Vegas, NV
2024

Rosters

10/05/2019
10/06/2019

wood bat exposure - des moines, ia

Kohl
Crouse
Harmeyer
Heitoff
Walch
Fuqua
Nicolino
Reck
Sedivec
Shaw
Craven
Fischer
Tilton
Whitham
Stagg
Bormann
Brauch
Cline
Cox
Stienke
Gould
Davis
Dotson
Teasau
miller
Jagim
Tague
QC/DSM
Doyle
Rasmussen
Weiman
Demuth
Micek
Reiter
Delay
Asche
Blazevich
janes
Bailiy
Van Riper
Ellsworth

Jankarlos
Bryant
Day
DeMarco
Haessig
Hansen
Hargin
Maring
Miedema
Nevitt
Reding
Stickel
Wacha
Harris
Peanut
Beving
Curran
Dawson
DeWeerdt
Fontana
Harryman
Jordan
Miller
Rippin
Showalter
Van De Boe
Esseman
Krike
Plummer/Nahas
Nahas
Plummer
Gamble
Elcock
Campidilli
Cox
Craig
Hutson
Macalpine
Mauro
Mittelstaedt
Sonnenberg
Tessau
Wagner
Wagner
KOCH
wanek
vanhorn
stark
Brennick
Fisher
Lilla
shives
Kern
Laporte
Ogles
Taylor

Zrostlik
Andrews
Bednar
Deering
Foster
Lundlholm
Schlicher
Brauch
Eklund
Morris
Clendenin
Miller
Young
Zenner
Walton

10/05/2019
10/06/2019

Johnson county - overland park, ks

Iowa Sticks 1
HENRY
Crandell
DALY
HARRIS
Mellman
PATINO
Payne
Shupe
Smith
Gainer
Alison
Vermeer
Iowa Sticks 2
BENDER
Stalzer
FUNKE
BEUTER
Andersen
FOSS
T.christensen
Tscherter
Martinez
Reinertson
FREY
Scanlon
Morris

10/03/2019
10/07/2019

arizona fall classic - phoenix, az

Burkle
Anderson
Campidilli
Christensen D.
Emanuel
Garcia
Kaufman
Kayko
Larson
Meyer
Risley
Thompson
Watts

10/03/2019
10/07/2019

pg wwba - fort meyers, fl

Scout
Blomgren
chasey
G. Christensen
Corbin
Dicken
doty
drown
everhart
Hackett
Johnson
Kuehl
monosmith
Pleggenkuhle
Swansen
van pelt
Wentworth
Prospects
Borst
Brown
Christensen
Clausin
Dewey
Eck
Einertson
Gaskey
Gilland
Hillman
Jasen
Kausarich
Mcgee
Powell
Reyerson
Siecrist

10/13/2019
10/13/2019

iowa day - iowa city, ia

Team 1
Luong
McGreen
Miller
Mizer
Tarney
Taylor
Andrews
Bednar
Brauch
Clendenin
Davis
Eklund
Shives
Lilla
Team 2
Kern
LaPorte
Lundholm
Miller
Morris
Ogles
Pins
Schlicher
Walton
Zenner
Foster
Jetti
Brennick
Team 3
Craig
Elcock
Gamble
Hutson
Kirke
Mauro
Mittelstaedt
Patton
Sonnenburg
Stark
Tessau
Van Horn
Wanek

Team 4
Curran
Dawson
DeWeerdt
Haessig
Harryman
Nevitt
Porter
Reding
Rippin
Ross
Sanders
Showalter
Stickel
Van De Boe
Wacha
Team 5
Harris
Hicks
Kayko
Hackett
Henderson
Kaufman
Kuehl
Mauro
Rivers
E Taylor
Van Pelt
Wood
Anderson
Rivers
Team 6
Blomgren
Christensen
Corbin
Dicken
Doty
Drown
Dykstra
Eddie
Everhart
Kolacia
Pleggenkuhle
Powell
Swansen
D Taylor
Team 7
Burkle
Campidilli
D. Christensen
Dewey
Emanuel
Garcia
Gibson
Grevengoed
Larson
Meyer
Risley
Saddoris
Shedarowich
Watts

Team 8
Asche
Bailey
Clark
Harmeyer
Heithoff
Locker
Reinhardt
Shaw
Steinke
Van Riper
Hansen
Day
DeMarco
Essman

Winter

During the winter and spring months the Iowa Sticks run their Enhancement Program that is focused on the individual. The program consists of Enhancement classes and private lessons that are offered throughout the week. Over 14 classes a week are offered.  Players will choose what part of their game they would like to work on.

The following classes are offered

• Velocity Enhancement

• Bat Speed Enhancement

• Fielding Enhancement

• 60 Yard Dash Enhancement

• Catching Enhancement

Enhancement Session / Lessons Overview

High School Enhancement Sessions

  • Players will be given their chosen High School Skills Sessions to use at their discretion throughout the season through Sportsplex West.  These must be used by April 28th.  Sessions will be placed in the player's self-service account to use at their discretion during the Spring Team period. They will not be rolled over into any other type of sessions including lessons, Fall/winter skills sessions or personal training.
  • High School Skill Sessions are one hour in length and will be offered throughout the week.

You may enroll in any of the following programs with your HS Skills Sessions at your convenience

  • Bat speed Enhancement
  • Hitting Sessions
  • Fielding Sessions with Fungo man
  • Long Toss/Velocity Throwing Enhancement Program
  • Advanced Catching Enhancement
  • Lessons - Players receive 5 private lessons for use between November through January 7th to work on either pitching, hitting, and fielding in a 1 on 1 setting.

Bat Speed Enhancement
1 hour bat speed enhancement sessions are offered weekly. The program consists of heavy bat, overload bat, under-load bat, one handed bat and weighted batting gloves. The program will also incorporate med ball work to build strength in the players core which highly important to develop power.

Hitting Enhancement Sessions
Will consist of batting practice working on mechanics and getting reps.

Private Hitting/Pitching Lessons
If chosen, players will have private hitting or pitching lessons to work on the mechanics of their game. This is the best time of year to make changes to your game and develop the muscle memory need for it to translate to games in the spring. The ability to get a weekly lesson will be key to making the adjustments needed.

Velocity Enhancement
A throwing program designed to strengthen your arm and enhance throwing velocity. The program will consist of Pre-throwing arm exercises with bands, long toss and post-throwing program ran by D1 Sports Training

Fielding Enhancement
Fielding sessions on the turf where you will be able   take game like ground ball from the incredible computer programmed fungo man. This machine is what the top colleges in the nation use to maximize reps with game like ground balls.

60 Yard Enhancement
Ran by D1 Sports Training the best and most comprehensive program to cut time off your 60.

For more information please email Evan Romanchuk eromanchuk@sportsplexwest.com

Spring

The Iowa Sticks participate in the PG Select Spring League that hosts the top club programs from Iowa and Wisconsin to help prepare players for their High School Season.

Games are played on turf fields such as

  • Prospect Meadows, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • TBK Bank Sports Complex, Bettendorf
  • University of Iowa’s Duane Banks Field
  • Mt Mercy University in Cedar Rapids.

The following classes are offered

• Velocity Enhancement

• Bat Speed Enhancement

• Fielding Enhancement

• 60 Yard Dash Enhancment

• Catching Enhancement

Enhancement Session / Lessons Overview

High School Enhancement Sessions

  • Players will be given their chosen High School Skills Sessions to use at their discretion throughout the season through Sportsplex West.  These must be used by April 28th.  Sessions will be placed in the player's self-service account to use at their discretion during the Spring Team period. They will not be rolled over into any other type of sessions including lessons, Fall/winter skills sessions or personal training.
  • High School Skill Sessions are one hour in length and will be offered throughout the week.

You may enroll in any of the following programs with your HS Skills Sessions at your convenience

  • Bat speed Enhancement
  • Hitting Sessions
  • Fielding Sessions with Fungo man
  • Long Toss/Velocity Throwing Enhancement Program
  • Advanced Catching Enhancement
  • Lessons - Players receive 5 private lessons for use between November through January 7th to work on either pitching, hitting, and fielding in a 1 on 1 setting.

Bat Speed Enhancement
1 hour bat speed enhancement sessions are offered weekly. The program consists of heavy bat, overload bat, under-load bat, one handed bat and weighted batting gloves. The program will also incorporate med ball work to build strength in the players core which highly important to develop power.

Hitting Enhancement Sessions
Will consist of batting practice working on mechanics and getting reps.

Private Hitting/Pitching Lessons
If chosen, players will have private hitting or pitching lessons to work on the mechanics of their game. This is the best time of year to make changes to your game and develop the muscle memory need for it to translate to games in the spring. The ability to get a weekly lesson will be key to making the adjustments needed.

Velocity Enhancement
A throwing program designed to strengthen your arm and enhance throwing velocity. The program will consist of Pre-throwing arm exercises with bands, long toss and post-throwing program ran by D1 Sports Training

Fielding Enhancement
Fielding sessions on the turf where you will be able   take game like ground ball from the incredible computer programmed fungo man. This machine is what the top colleges in the nation use to maximize reps with game like ground balls.

60 Yard Enhancement
Ran by D1 Sports Training the best and most comprehensive program to cut time off your 60.

For more information please email Evan Romanchuk eromanchuk@sportsplexwest.com

Become A Sticks Athlete

Join hundreds of successful athletes