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We are still looking for players to complete our 15u/16u high school roster.  If you are still looking for a roster spot - please reach out to Matt Gray at or 630-258-2894.

2023 Tryouts

Additional tryout dates  added for 2023 season.

We have added the following date for tryouts for 2023 season.

Age Group Date(s) Time Location
12U & 13U Thurs 8/4/22 5:45pm-6:30pm Stuart Sports Complex, Field H (South Complex behind Montgomery Police Station)
14U Thurs 8/4/22 6:30pm-7:15pm Stuart Sports Complex, Field H (South Complex behind Montgomery Police Station)
15U-18U Thurs 8/4/22 7:15pm - 8:30pm

Stuart Sports Complex, Field H (South Complex behind Montgomery Police Station)

12U-14U Sat 8/6/22 10:00am - 11:00am Stuart Sports Complex, Field H (South Complex behind Montgomery Police Station)



11:00am-12pm Stuart Sports Complex, Field H (South Complex behind Montgomery Police Station)


Please go to our Tryouts Page for more detailed information and the link to register for tryouts.  You must register online for tryouts.

Tryouts for the 2023 Season have been announced.

The Aurora Thunder have announced tryout dates for the 2023 season.  Please register in advance through our registration and plan on arriving 15 minutes early so that we can begin on-time.  

Tryouts for the 2023 season have been scheduled as follows:

Age Group Date(s) Time Location
9U - 11U   Tues 7/19/22 & Wed 7/20/22 5:45pm-7:00pm Stuart Sports Complex, Field F(Behind Montgomery Police Station) - South Complex
12U & 13U Tues 7/19/22 & Wed 7/20/22 7:00pm-8:15pm Stuart Sports Complex, Field F (Behind Montgomery Police Station) - South Complex
14U Wed 7/20/22 & Thurs 7/21/22 6pm-7pm

Stuart Sports Complex, Field A (North Complex off Jericho Road)

15U-18U Wed 7/20/22 & Thurs 7/21/22 7:15pm - 8:30pm Stuart Sports Complex, Field A (North Complex off Jericho Road)


Please go to our Tryouts Page for more detailed information and the link to register for tryouts.  You must register online for tryouts.

We are not restricted to taking kids from Aurora only.  We have kids from several surrounding communities that comprise our teams.  If you cannot make these tryout dates, please contact us to set up a private tryout.

Please plan to arrive 15 to 20 minutes early for registration and warm ups.  We will begin each tryout promptly at the designated tryout time.




2021 College commitments



2020 College commitments

Brodey Harper - Waubonsee Community College

Noah Schueler - Sauk Valley

Jake Formenti - Sauk Valley

Peter Pavia - Kishwaukee

Mason Graham - University of Illinois Springfield

Xavier Deal - Spoon River CC

Jared Rasmussen - College of DuPage


2019 College commitments

Rocky Lutz - Sauk Valley Community College

Jacob Ryan - University of Wisconsin - Platteville

Daniel Seibert - Sauk Valley Community College

Conner Lentz - Sauk Valley Community College

Travis Coleman - Black Hawk Community College

Jay Schueler - Parkland College

Cliff Vickers - College of DuPage

Alec Ackerman - Sauk Valley

Evan Camper - Upper Iowa University


2018 College commitments

Jacob Gray - Aurora University

Cameron Zimmeron - Ripon College

Caleb Ziehr - Saint Xavier University

Ty Liaromatis - Illinois Benedictine

Zach Haddox - Illinois Benedictine

Stephen Sewruk - Illinois Benedictine

Andy Velazquez - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Mark Sommers - Waubonsee Community College

Dayne Frederick - Judson University

Zach Zavasnik - Olivet Nazarene University

Jordan Perez - Sauk Valley Community College

Deondre Perkins - Sauk Valley Community College

Alberto Martinez - Waubonsee  Community College

2017 college commitments

David Woods - Carthage College

Ricky Perez - Iowa State


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COACHES WANTED - Fall 2022/Summer 2023

Aurora Travel Baseball is seeking qualified coaches for our 12U team and assistant coaches for 2023 season at (12U, 13U, 14U and 17U/18U) These are part-time positions at each age group, which will conclude upon the completion of the 2022 summer season.  This position will begin in August 2022 with potential weekly practices and fall baseball games in advance of preparing for winter workouts starting in winter 2022/2023 and will continue into the spring and summer season, wrapping up in mid to late July 2023.

Our program consists of non-parent coaching if possible and strives to prepare our kids to play at the next level.  Our younger teams will focus on player development and building the bridge to the next year, while playing in very competitive tournaments.  Our goals for our high school teams (15u - 18u) will be to participate in a number of top national collegiate showcase tournaments, which will provide access to numerous college coaches and some scouts at most games/tournaments.

Responsibilities include on-field coaching, pregame preparation, practice organization, mentoring players, and day to day communication with players, parents, college coaches and scouts (at the high school level).

We are seeking candidates that have previous coaching or playing experience at the high school, college, or professional level. The candidate must have strong communication skills and knowledge in the game of baseball. 

At the high school level, the candidate must be able to communicate to college coaches and scouts regarding the skill set and abilities of players. Further, the candidate must have schedule flexibility throughout the summer, as we play a very competitive schedule throughout the Midwest.

If you are interested in this position please send a resume to, or call Matt at (630) 258-2894.


Aurora Thunder 2018 Poker & Bags Fundraiser


2018 7th Annual Aurora Thunder Poker and Bags Tournament

The Aurora Thunder will host our 7th Annual Poker and Bags Tournament on Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at Bliss Creek Golf Club in the Pine Room, located at 1 Golfview Road, Sugar Grove, IL 60554.  Event will run from 5pm to 1am CST.

Bags Registration is closed as of 10pm on Feb 23rd, 2018.  Poker registration is still open.  

There are over $5,000 in raffle prizes as of Feb 1st, 2018:

Two – LG 49” 1080p HD Smart TV’s
Cubs tickets – (3 sets, which is 4 seats to a game x 3 games – one set will be over a $500 value, one will be over a $400 value and the third will be between a $300 value and $400 value)
Kris Bryant 4th of July Jersey
Rounders Autographed Poster
John Lackey Cubs Plaque
Chicago Wolves – 2 seats for 1 game
Paramount Theater – 2 seats to any show in 2018
Praxis Fit – 1 month free gym membership 
Northwestern Medicine – 1 month free gym membership
Delnor Health & Fitness - 1 month certificate ($185 value)
Bulldog Ale House – 3 x $10 gift certs
Epic Air - $75 gift basket
Aurora Skate Center – 10 tickets for free skating
Kane County Cougars – 2  tickets for a game 
Coopers Hawk – wine tasting for 4
Blackberry Oaks – Two foursomes including cart – weekday golf
Cubs tickets (don’t know if 2 or 4 seats for 2 games or 4 seats for 1 game)
Liquor/wine basket – a few of these are being put together
Womens Spa Package – a couple of these have been put together
Escape Room/Haunted House package
Cubs Jersey (player of your choice on back) package
Sox Jersey (player of your choice on back) package
Blackhawks Jersey (player of your choice on back) package
Movie Night basket
Restaurant certificates
Eagle Brook (private club) – golf foursome package
Bliss Creek – golf foursome package
Go For It Sports Dome –  free turf rental
Bogies Indoor Golf Club & Fore! Family Fun - Foursome Mini Golf

Aurora Travel Baseball Players -News


Thunder 17u players named all-conference:
Jacob Gray was named 1st team All-Conference in the Upstate 8 as a junior as well as a nomination by the conference coaches to the Chicagoland Classic Collegiate Showcase. It is a two day showcase event with the opportunity to showcase their skills in front of more than 100 college coaches and professional scouts. Coaches from the Big 10, Big XII, Pac 12, SEC, Ivy League, several Division II and Division III schools and U.S. service academies are registered to attend.

Caleb Ziehr, also a junior, was named 2nd team All-Conference in the Big Northern Conference. Caleb was also nominated to play in a conference tournament featuring all conference players from the Big Northern Conference and the NIC 10 Conference later this summer.

Congratulations to Jacob Gray and Caleb Ziehr.


Former Aurora Travel Baseball players making trip to IHSA 3A State Playoffs:
Jackson Best, Eric Lundell, Elias Flowers and Jake Carlson - all sophomores at Marmion Academy. Go Cadets and good luck at state.



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