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Bellevue Baseball Club — seeks a head coach for an already-formed competitive Mickey Mantle 15U team. Details: e-mail

Coaches Needed — for 2008 season select baseball teams. Details: Steve McGee at 206-948-3980 or e-mail

Maltby Vipers 18U — are looking for two players for Connie Mack. Details: John Robinett at 425-252-2500 or e-mail

Mudville Pilots 14U — are having tryouts for Sandy Koufax. Details: Bill Audycki at 425-603-0993 or 734-516-4055, or visit

Northwest Bandits 15U — are holding private tryouts for 2008 Mickey Mantle. Details: Mike Vandiver at 206-940-5588 or e-mail

Northwest Baseball Academy — is now enrolling students ages 9-18 for winter hitting and pitching instructional program. Details: Mark Potoshnik at 425-482-6922 or visit

Professional Instruction One-On-One Clinics — for pitching, hitting and fielding are being offered by former pro Steve Goucher and Stods Baseball. Details: 425-643-8384 or e-mail

Rijo Athletics of Woodinville — seeks players ages 13U, 14U, 16U and 18U to go to the Las Vegas Desert Classic Tournament Oct. 26-28. Contact for tryout or skills evaluation. Details: 425-486-4878 or visit

Seattle Bombers — of the Northwest Baseball Academy are looking for players for U13-U18 summer teams. Contact for tryout. Details: Mark Potoshnik at 425-482-6922 or visit

Seattle Braves 18U — seeks pitchers and outfielders for Connie Mack. Details: Steve Williams at 206-730-8122.

Seattle Rainiers Baseball Club — is interviewing for a qualified coach for 14U Sandy Koufax youth team. Paid position DOE. College baseball experience preferred. Details: Mark at 206-387-9887 or e-mail

Seattle Rainiers Select 13U Tryouts — for 2008 Sandy Koufax will be held through Oct. 7 in West Seattle. Details: Steve at 206-369-0228 or e-mail

Seattle Rainiers Select Tryouts — for 14-year-olds to play summer Sandy Koufax are Oct. 6 from 2-4 p.m. at Denny Baseball Field. Details: Mark at 206-387-9887 or visit

Seattle Titans U18 — Connie Mack team is looking for left-handed pitchers. Details: 425-418-0536 or 425-501-7970, or visit

Shockers Baseball Tryouts — for 16U and 18U Connie Mack are Oct. 7 from 3-6 p.m. at Mountlake Terrace H.S. Details: 425-778-1133 or 425-238-1498, or visit

Snohomish Warriors 14U — located in south Snohomish County seeks catchers and pitchers for 2008 Koufax Olympic season. Details: Steve at 425-870-3316.

Stods Baseball of Bellevue — is looking for players for 9U-12U tournament teams and 13U Koufax team for 2008 season. Details: Matt or Bob at 425-643-8384.

Stods Baseball Skills and Drills Clinics — for ages 8-12 and 12 and up start Sept. 25-26 in Bellevue. Six-week hourly program. Classes run through January. $125. Details: 425-643-8384 or visit

Stods Offseason Performance Training — for ages 7-17 is Nov. 3 to Feb. 28 on Saturdays, three hours each day. 6-8 instructors at every workout. $600. Details: 425-643-8384 or 425-355-4000, or visit

Stods RedHawks 14U — is having tryouts for 2008 Koufax. Details: Jeff at 206-227-2920.

Strike Zone Reds 16U Tryouts — are Mondays at Evergreen H.S. in White Center and Wednesdays at Strike Zone in SODO District from 6-8 p.m. Details: Ron Queen at 425-791-1830 or visit

Strike Zone Reds 18U — is looking for outfielders, catchers and pitchers. Details: Justin at 206-755-5665.

Terrace Red Sox 14U — is looking for 2-3 players for fall and 2008 season. Will play in Koufax Olympic Division and several local and out-of-state tournaments. Details: 206-718-2255 or 425-299-1434, or e-mail

Washington Dodgers 15U — seeks players for upcoming Mickey Mantle season. Details: Parker Smollen at 425-894-7142 or e-mail

Washington Dodgers U16 Club — seeks players for 2008 Mickey Mantle. Contact for one-on-one tryout. Details: Ben Reindel at 206-407-8788 or e-mail

Washington Nationals 15U — are looking for players for 2008 Mickey Mantle. Training facility in Covington. Details: Brett Jaime at 253-569-1040.

Washington Nationals Select Club — will be holding individual tryouts for the 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U and 18U 2008 season. Details: Steve McGee at 206-948-3980 or e-mail

Wave Baseball — will be holding tryouts for 2008 18U Connie Mack and 15U-16U Mickey Mantle. Details: e-mail or visit


Alderwood Boys and Girls Club — is taking signups through Nov. 2 for boys and girls leagues. Clinic for ages 4-5 $75. Grades K-3 $95. Girls grades 4-8 $100. Boys grades 4-12 $100. Details: Paul or Mike at 425-774-3022.

Girls Annual Cold Turkey Tournament — for grades 5-9 is Nov. 23-25 at Bellevue Community College and Newport H.S. $250 to $275/team. Four-game guarantee. Details: Paul Gobel at 206-356-3998 or visit

Lake Stevens Intensity Girls Select Tryouts — are Oct. 8 and Oct. 10 from 7-9 p.m. at North Lake Middle School auxiliary gym. Details: Rob Mulalley at 425-931-1250 or e-mail

NBC Camps — for boys and girls ages 9-18 are Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. at Jackson H.S. in Mill Creek. Details: 800-406-3926 or visit

Northwest Elite Basketball Preseason Camps — have already started at Seattle University for middle and high-schoolers. $25 per two-hour session. Details: Jason Jones at 206-931-3890 or visit

Preseason Clinic — for ages 6-13 is a four-week clinic beginning Nov. 5 (ages 6-8), Nov. 6 (ages 9-10) and Nov. 7 (ages 11-13) at Tyee Middle School in Bellevue. Details: 425-452-6885 or visit

Select Boys Youth League — for grades 4-8 is Dec. 1 to Feb. 17 at Auburn H.S. Register by Nov. 1. First come, first served. 12 games, $500. Details: e-mail or visit

Snohomish County Basketball Academy Tryouts — for boys grades 5-6 and girls grades 7-8 are Oct. 13-14. Select teams will compete in local and national AAU events. Details: 425-754-2119 or 360-799-2211.

Snohomish County Fall League — for boys grades 4-9 begins Oct. 14. Games played Saturdays at various Snohomish County locations. Details: 360-794-0655 or visit

Tipoff Tournament — hosted by Port Angeles Recreation is Nov. 3-4 for boys and girls grades 5-8. Four-game guarantee. $225. Details: Dan at 360-417-4557.

Together We Can Skills Clinics — for boys and girls grades 5-12 are Oct. 7 and Oct. 14 at Curtis H.S. in University Place and Bonney Lake H.S. Clinics two hours long. Details: Matt Robles at 253-720-9883 or e-mail

WTA Fall Classic Tournament — for boys and girls grades 4-12 is Oct. 6-7 in Kirkland. $225/team with four-game guarantee. Details: 425-744-1860 or visit

WTA Halloween Hoot Tournament — for boys and girls grades 4-12 is Oct. 27-28 at Meadowdale H.S. in Lynnwood. $225/team with four-game guarantee. Details: 425-744-1860 or visit

WTA Shooting and Ball Handling Classes — for girls grades 8-12 run through Oct. 31 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Summit H.S. in Seattle. $50 for 13 classes. Details: 425-744-1860 or e-mail


Bumble Bee Boxing Club — of Seattle is looking for boys and girls interested in learning amateur and Olympic-style boxing. Details: 206-763-7525 or 206-779-4177.

Pacific Northwest Boxing No. 36 — is looking for people interested in becoming referees and judges for local boxing shows and tournaments. Details: Paul Field at 360-792-9557.


Granite Curling Club — of Seattle is registering new members for league play running Oct. 12 through April. League games nightly Sunday through Friday. Details: 206-362-2446 or visit


Seattle Majestics Women’s Full-Contact Team — tryouts are Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon at French Field in Kent. Must be age 18 by March. $40 fee including food and beverages. Details: e-mail or visit


Advertising Golf Association — invites business golfers to play at Fircrest CC (Oct. 8) and Everett CC (Oct. 15). No membership required. $28 seniors, $35 regular. Details: 206-226-5332 or e-mail


Preschool Gymnastics — for ages 3-5 are Tuesdays from 10:45-11:15 a.m. from Oct. 30 to Dec. 11 at Lynnwood Recreation Center. $55 to $57. Details: 425-771-4030.

Toddler Time Gymnastics — for ages 18 months to three years are Tuesdays from 10-10:30 a.m. from Oct. 30 to Dec. 11 at Lynnwood Recreation Center. $55 to $57. Details: 425-771-4030.


Seattle Adult Hockey League — is registering players 35 and older and 50 and older for fall-winter league starting Oct. 11. No-check games played Thursday evenings at Highland Arena. Details: 206-234-5749 or e-mail


Eastlake Lacrosse Association — of Sammamish is registering boys grades 3-12 for the spring 2008 season. Returning players register Oct. 3-15. New player signups open Oct. 16. Details: Jim Sheehan at 425-749-2700 or visit

Martial Arts

Marine Combat Karate Program — is available for learning practical and effective fighting techniques and strategy. Details: 206-354-3082 or e-mail

Tae Kwon Do — for ages six to adult are Tuesdays and Thursdays at Lynnwood Recreation Center from Oct. 2-30 and Nov. 6-29. $34 to $37. Details: 425-771-4030.


Biddy Sports Programs — for ages 3-6 are Saturdays starting Oct. 20 and Nov. 17 at Tyee Gym in Bellevue for soccer, t-ball and basketball. $34 to $40. Details: 425-452-6885 or visit

Enumclaw Self-Defense Classes — are every Tuesday and Wednesday through December at JJ Smith Elementary from 6-7:30 p.m. $100 for entire session. Details: Michelle Larson at 360-802-0235 or visit

Explosion Basketball Dance Team Tryouts — for men and women ages 18 and up are Oct. 27 at Sky Valley Academy in Monroe. 10-11 a.m. warm-ups, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. tryouts. $20. Details: Jenn Sonneveldt at 425-327-0221 or visit

Lil’ Cheerleaders — for ages 3-5 are Oct. 1-29 from 12:30-1 p.m. at Lynnwood Recreation Center. Perform at Liberty Cheerleading Competition Nov. 17. $35 to $40. Details: 425-771-4030.

Lynnwood Boot Camp — for ages 15 to adult are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Nov. 5 to Dec. 21 from 6:30-7:30 a.m. at Lynnwood Recreation Center. $120 to $125. Details: 425-771-4030.

Senior Water Aerobics — for ages 62 and over are Oct. 1-31 and Nov. 1-30 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Lynnwood Recreation Center.$1.75 to $2 per class or $14 to $16.50 for 10 visits. Details: 425-771-4030.

Skatestrong for Livestrong — fundraiser for cancer victims will skateboard from border to border and San Diego to New York next summer. Seeking sponsors and equipment. Details: e-mail or visit

Speed Camps — to enhance speed, running technique, agility and power are offered by Washington Institute of Sports Medicine in Kirkland. Programs available for athletes of all ages and abilities. Details: 425-820-2110 or visit

Sports-a-palooza — for preschoolers ages 3-5 starts Nov. 8 at South Bellevue Community Center. Six-week class focuses on a new sport every two weeks. Details: 425-452-6885 or visit

Thorbecke’s Fitlife Center and NETA — is co-sponsoring two workshops in Chehalis at 8 a.m. for group exercise certification (Oct. 20) and boot camp (Oct. 21). Details: 800-AEROBIC or visit

Velocity Sports Performance — in Redmond is offering sessions on the three pillars of athleticism with a degreed and certified coaching staff. Programs available for all ages and abilities. Details: 425-881-0647 or visit

Volunteer Ski Patroller — training is available for those who enjoy skiing and helping people. Details: e-mail

Water Aerobics — for ages 16 to adult are Oct. 1-31 and Nov. 1-29 at Lynnwood Recreation Center. $3 to $3.50 per class or $25 to $30 for a 10-visit card. Details: 425-771-4030.

Water Therapy Zone — for ages 16 to adult are Mondays and Wednesdays from Nov. 5-28 from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at Lynnwood Recreation Center. $2.50 to $2.75. Details: 425-771-4030.

Yoga For Weight Loss — for ages 15 to adult are Thursdays from Nov. 1- to Dec. 20 at Lynnwood Recreation Center from 7:30-9 p.m. Eight-week slimming plan. $87 to $89.. Details: 425-771-4030.


Pacific Northwest Basketball Officials Association — has fall apprentice classes for referees to work recreational, middle-school and high-school games. Game fees range from $20 to $50. Details: e-mail or visit

Western Washington Wrestling Officials Association — seeks officials for the Pierce County area. First meeting Oct. 21. Training provided prior to the season which starts mid-November. Details: Daryl Eygabroad at 253-222-6721.


Eastside Runners — morning run/walks are Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. through December. Oct. 6 at Preston-Snoqualmie Trail in Fall City. Oct. 13 at Burke Gilman Trail in Seattle. Oct. 20 at East Lake Sammamish. Details: visit


Mini Mites Clinics — for ages 3-4 are Mondays starting Oct. 8 at North Robinswood Soccer Field and Tyee Gym in Bellevue. Three-week program. $26 to $31. Details: 425-452-6885 or visit


16U Magic Fastpitch — of Kent/Maple Valley seeks a pitcher, catcher and utility player. Private practice facility in Kent. All 16U and second-year 14U players are welcome. Details: Duane Henkel at 206-856-7104 or e-mail

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