Tryouts

2017-2018 SOUTHERN EXPRESS TRYOUT INFORMATION


Players throughout Southern Illinois and surrounding states [Southeast Missouri, Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana, and Western Tennessee] who want to become part of a softball program with a winning tradition are invited to attend tryouts for Southern Express Softball.

Please check back to this site often for tryout information updates and changes.

 

ORGANIZATION-WIDE TRYOUTS


PLEASE CHECK BACK TO THIS WEBSITE OFTEN FOR REVISED TRYOUT DATES AND TIMES.

Organization-wide tryouts for teams will be held on SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017 at RAY FOSSE PARK [500 E. Deyoung Street, Marion, IL 62951].  Registration starts a half hour before scheduled tryouts.  There will be a $20 registration fee per player for tryouts which is non-refundable [Cash or check payable to Southern Express Softball].  Currently, tryout times are scheduled as follows:

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017

Field 5: 
09:00AM-11:00AM  8U Tryouts

11:00AM-01:00PM  10U Tryouts

01:00PM-03:00PM  12U Tryouts

Special Note:  Due to renovations at Ray Fosse on Field #5, no metal cleats will be allowed on Field #5 for tryouts.  Please bring either rubber cleats or tennis shoes. 

Field 1:

09:00AM-11:00AM  14U Tryouts

11:00AM-01:00PM  16U Tryouts

01:00PM-03:00PM  18U Tryouts

 

RAINOUT DATE WILL BE SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 2017.

 

AGE DIVISION TRYOUT INFORMATION:


If you are uncertain which age group your player falls into, we have provided information about the different  Age Division  and other Frequently Asked Questions.

SOUTHERN EXPRESS 2009/2010 [8U]

When:   July 29, 2017 – Saturday, and

             August 5, 2017 – Saturday

Where:  Field 5 – Ray Fosse Park [500 E. Deyoung Street, Marion, Illinois  62959]

Time:    08:30AM-09:00AM  Registration

             09:00AM-11:00AM  Tryouts

Coaches:

Southern Express 2009/2010:


SOUTHERN EXPRESS 2006/2007 [10U]

When:   August 5, 2017 – Saturday

Where:  Field 5 – Ray Fosse Park [500 E. Deyoung Street, Marion, Illinois  62959]

Time:    10:30AM-11:00AM  Registration

             11:00AM-01:00PM  Tryouts

Coaches:

Southern Express 2007:  Andy Freebourn, Head Coach [Phone: (618) 841-9704]

Southern Express 2008:  Brandon Craig, Head Coach [Phone: (618) 697-1007]


SOUTHERN EXPRESS 2005/2006 [12U]

When:   July 29, 2017 – Saturday, and

             August 5, 2017 – Saturday

Where:  Field 5 – Ray Fosse Park [500 E. Deyoung Street, Marion, Illinois  62959]

Time:    12:30PM-01:00PM  Registration

             01:00PM-03:00PM  Tryouts

Coaches:

Southern Express 2005 – Bryan Webb, Head Coach [Phone: (618) 559-9628, Email: bryanwebb@gorevilleschools.com]

Southern Express 2006 – Mike Denault, Head Coach [Phone: (618) 214-6770, Email:  mddenault@gmail.com]


SOUTHERN EXPRESS 2003/2004 [14U]

When:   August 5, 2017 – Saturday

Where:  Field 1 – Ray Fosse Park [500 E. Deyoung Street, Marion, Illinois  62959]

Time:    08:30AM-09:00AM  Registration

             09:00AM-11:00AM  Tryouts

Coaches:

Southern Express 2003 – John Sherrard, Head Coach [Phone: (618) 922-8890]

Southern Express 2004 – Rodney Seip, Head Coach [Phone: (573) 270-4336]


SOUTHERN EXPRESS 2001/2002 [16U]

When:   August 5, 2017 – Saturday

Where:  Field 1 – Ray Fosse Park [500 E. Deyoung Street, Marion, Illinois  62959]

Time:    10:30AM-11:00AM  Registration

             11:00AM-01:00PM  Tryouts

Coaches:

Southern Express 2001 – Jason Licka, Head Coach [Phone: (618) 922-7715, Email:  jjlicka@yahoo.com]

Southern Express 2002 – Mike Anders, Head Coach [Phone: (618) 521-7929, Email:  anders272@aol.com]


SOUTHERN EXPRESS 99/00 [18U]

When:   August 5, 2017 – Saturday

Where:  Field 5 – Ray Fosse Park [500 E. Deyoung Street, Marion, Illinois  62959]

Time:    12:30PM-01:00PM  Registration

             01:00PM-03:00PM  Tryouts

Coaches:

Southern Express 1998/1999 –