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SZ Travel Softball

How was SZ Travel Softball Developed:

Sports Zone Travel Softball started in 2016 with a 12u and a 14u team.  For our first year we had alot of success winning 2 tournaments and making the playoffs in most of the events we entered.  We merged with "Big Red" in Septemeber 2016 and now compete as Syracuse Sports Zone at age levels  10u, 12u, 14u, 16u and 18u.  We have quickly become one of the top organizations in the Northeast and soon to be one of the top programs on the East Coast.   Our brother program, Sports Zone Travel Baseball Club, has produced over 500 college players and 40 players have signed MLB professional baseball contracts over the past 15 years.  Talking with many college progams that understand our baseball philophy, our goal is to develop our softball program the same way!

Why Play for Sports Zone Softball:

  • Unbiased Coaching - Our organization prides itself on developing players and playing players/creating lineups that best suit each individual player where they have the best chance to succeed (See Sports Zone Coaches page for more information about our coaches)
  • Facilities - 2 locations (East Syracuse 75,000 sq ft and Camillus 30,000 sq ft) with full field indoor capabilities (See facilities page for more information)
  • Year round access - Travel team members have free access to our indoor fields, batting cages and fitness center all year round.
  • Goals - Our program is a developmental program with the main focus of each player getting better day to day, month to month and year to year.  
  • Offerings - Most organizations offer practices, tournament and games but our program goes beyond to also offer the oppurtunity for small group training classes, private lessons, fitness and the ability to practice by yourself to work on what is needed to be a consistent performer. 
  • Commitment - We hold our players accountable for their work ethic and hustle.  Everyone grows at a different pace athletically.  Hustle and Work Ethic should be the same for every player at Sports Zone all the time and all year. 
  • Other Sports - We encourage any athlete to play whatever other sport they choose to play.  We also encourage each player to focus on their main sport 12 months per year via strength training, skill work or game play. 

Future Sports Zone Players and Tryout information:

If any player is interested in becoming a Sports Zone player we will hold open tryouts in August.  It will be our intention to give each player that wants to play for us a fair evaluation.  We will generally let an athlete know within 1 day if we will ask that player to play.  Fill out the player information form on our home page and you will be contacted.  If you like to set up a private workout anytime during the year please emial Kristin @ kcramer@sportszoneacademy.com.