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Wave Tryouts Schedule - Week of August 2

The tryouts registration form will close at 3 PM on August 2. Walkups are welcome on any day.

Below is the schedule for tryouts starting on Monday, August 2. Please park at SEDOL (18180 W Gages Lake Rd, Gages Lake, IL 60030) and enter the park through the fence in the back parking lot.

When you enter the park please follow the path to field 9 and check in at the registration table. You will be assigned a number and then told which field to report to for tryouts. Click here for a map of the fields.

  • 10U - field 10
  • 12U - field 8
  • 14U - field 9
  • 16U & 18U - field 11

Tryouts will run from 6 - 8 PM. Arrive by 5:30 to check in and get warmed up. Tryouts will be held on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Managers will tell the players if they need to return for the next night of tryouts.

Warren Wave Tryouts for 2021 - 2022 Season

Warren Wave will be holding tryouts for the 2022 season on August 2, 3, & 4 (if necessary) at Warren Township Park, fields 8, 9 & 10.

Tryouts will run from 6 - 8 PM. Please arrive by 5:30 to check-in and get warmed up.

Tryouts will be held for the following levels:

  • 10U - birth year 2011 and earlier
  • 12U - birth year 2009 and 2010
  • 14U - birth year 2007 and 2008
  • 16U - birth year 2005 and 2006
  • 18U - birth year 2003 and 2004

Please register for tryouts using the link/button below.

Questions about Warren Wave or need a private tryout on a different date? Email and we'll get back to ASAP.

Warren Wave Names Managers for the 2021 - 2022 Season

Warren Wave is excited to announce the managers for the 2021 - 2022 season. Please check the manager bios below. We will have a 10U next year as well and we’re still searching for a manager. We would also like to have a second 16U and 18U team. If you’re interested in managing any of these teams, please email

2022 Season Tryout Information
Tryouts for the 2022 season will be held on August 2, 3, & 4 (if necessary). Please register for tryouts on our website:  Email with any questions or if you need to schedule a private tryout.

10U - Adam Ring
Adam comes to Warren Wave with over 5 years of experience coaching fastpitch softball at the 14U-18U levels.  Adam's top priorities are developing players to maximize their potential and cultivating strong team chemistry.  He prides himself on his work ethic, his dedication to his players, and his passion for the game of fastpitch.

12U - Steve Podolski
This will be Steve’s third year coaching for Warren Wave. He’s coached 10U, 12U, and also with our-inhouse program. Prior to joining WTGS, Steve coached baseball for 20 years and was also an umpire for baseball and softball.

12U - Jocelyn Wechter
Jocelyn  started the Warren Wave when she was 12 years old and played for the Wave until she aged out of the program at 18. During her time with the Wave, Jocelyn and her team won countless Championships, attended many nationals, and played in a number of college exposure tournaments, anywhere from Alabama to Colorado. Jocelyn also pitched and played outfield for Warren Township High School and Carmel Catholic High School, and is a true student of the game. She instills her passion and work ethic into her players and had a very successful season in her first year as a head coach. Jocelyn is tough but compassionate and relates to her players on a personal level. She loves developing young players and cannot wait to return home to the Wave and teach young girls the love of the game. 

14U - Jon Young
Jon has been an assistant coach in our program for many years, both for our in-house teams and for the past 3 years for 10U and 12U Wave teams.

Jamie Lewis will be joining Jon’s staff as Assistant Head Coach. Jamie was a 4-year varsity starter for Crystal Lake South High School along with 8 years of high-level travel softball experience with the Huntley Hurricanes, McHenry County Heatwave and Bartlett Silverhawks. 

14U Exposure - Tina McIntosh
Tina has been coaching Wave for 13 years. Even though she no longer has a daughter in the program, she loves coaching and instilling a love and respect for the game into her players. She was a 4 year varsity player at Taft High School, named all state player and won 3 City championships. Over the years, Tina’s teams have had success regionally and nationally with numerous players going on to play in college at D1-D3 levels. 

16U - Dave Lyons
Dave has been an Assistant Coach and Managed both softball (travel) and baseball (travel) with over 8 years of experience coaching and many years of playing baseball under his belt.  Dave strives to teach young student/athletes the love of the game, to compete to the best of their ability and always have a POSITIVE outlook not only on the softball field but in life as well.

16U Exposure - Destanie Diaz
Destanie comes to Warren Wave with over 8 years of experience coaching with the Skokie Slammers program. Destanie is focused on preparing female athletes for college ball at any level. We are excited to welcome Destanie to the Wave Exposure program and look forward to seeing a strong productive season in 2022. 

18U Exposure - Kelli Layton
Kelli Layton will continue on as head coach for the 18U Wave Exposure team. Kelli has coached for over 5 years with Warren Wave, as well as coaching at Zion-Benton High School and Carmel Catholic High School.  She brings first hand experience of playing at the collegiate level to her players. A focus of Kelli’s is on situational softball and strategy to achieve player and team success. 

Welcome to WTGS & Warren Wave

Warren Township Girls Softball (WTGS) supports the WTGS Fastpitch local in-house league, and the Warren Wave travel program, both based out of Gurnee, IL. 

The goal of WTGS & Warren Wave is to create a positive softball experience for all girls through the education of the sport, stressing the importance of teamwork, good sportsmanship, and fun!!!

Current Field Status

Click the scroller to the right to view the current field status (Infields & Outfields) at Warren Township Park. The status of the fields is driven by the Warren Township Parks Department, and is dependent on weather. Too much rain and not enough sun can cause the fields to be wet and unsafe for play.

Warren Township Girls Softball has no decision-making authority on the status of the fields.

WTGS Fastpitch

Looking for information on the WTGS Fastpitch in-house league? You're in the right place. Use the tabs at the top to go to WTGS Fastpitch.

Warren Wave

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Check out our Alumnae page

Please check out our ALUMNAE page for past Warren Wave players and where they played in College.  If you are a former player and want to be added to our growing list please email us in the contact section of this website and we will be happy to add you...spread the word!  To view please click here.