Cougars Elite Tryouts Information


Tryout Dates and Times: 
Cost:  $10.00
Required Paperwork:  Please register online, you will also need to complete a form/waiver upon checking in on try-out date. You can download the form here: Try out Registration Form

  • 8U Tournament Team:  Date TBD
  • 9U & 10USaturday, August 20, 1pm – 3pm at Grace and Truth
    Sunday, August 21, 1pm
    – 3pm at Grace and Truth
  • 11U &12U CooperstownSaturday, August 20,1pm – 3pm at Grace and Truth
    Sunday, August 21, 1pm – 3pm at Grace and Truth
  • 13U: Players must register and send email to to set up small group or individual tryouts prior to August 26. Upon returning from Cooperstown players invited to move on to the next step of selection process will be asked to return to a final tryout on
    Saturday, September 10th, 2pm -4pm at Grace and Truth.
  • 14U & 15U:  Sunday, August 7, 2pm – 4pm at Brockport College
    Sunday, August  14, 2pm – 4pm Brockport College
  • 18U:  Sunday, August 7, 12pm – 2pm at Brockport College
    Sunday, August 14, 12pm – 2pm at Brockport College

12U plays strong at Darien Lake

The Rochester Cougars Elite would like to congratulate the 12u Cougars for a outstanding performance at the Darien Lake baseball tournament from June 10-12, 2016. The Darien Lake tournament brings together  top teams from across Upstate NY and Canada.  Pool Play started friday with a well earned victory over a tough West Seneca Wolverines team.  The 12u Cougars continued there strong pool play on Saturday with 2 more victories against the Great Lake Gators and Brampton Royals. Darien Lake 12USunday playoffs began vs the always tough and well coached Utica Hurricanes. The 12u Cougars prevailed 7-4.  The Semi-Finals brought a matchup vs the Batavia Muckdogs.  The 12u Cougars jumped out too a quick lead and never looked back winning 17-1. The championship game brought together a familiar foe in North Tonawanda Americans. In a back and fourth game with strong winds making the teams feel like they were playing in Wrigley field the Cougars prevailed 20-15.  Congrats boys!

Cougars Elite 12U Captures Three-Peat Championship

With a 6-3 victory over the West Seneca Warriors, the Rochester Cougars Elite earned its third Thruway League Championship in as many years.

The Cougars had strong pitching from Keeghan Cummings who kept the Warriors to only one hit and from Braden Consaul. Key hits came from Cummings, Jaden Madrid, James Capellupo, Zach Allen, and a solo home run from Jack Zawacki.

The Thruway League’s top four division teams in 2016 were the Cougars, followed by the Warriors, the North Tonawanda Americans, and the Clarence Stampede.


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Cougars Elite 12U Win CUSE Classic

The Rochester Cougars Elite 12U team went 6-0 and took home the 2016 Homerun Baseball Summer CUSE Classic Championship. The Cougars defeated teams from across New York state, including the Victory Bulldogs (Watertown) in the semifinals and the Syracuse Jr. Sky Chiefs in the championship game.12USyracuseChampions

During Sunday’s quarterfinal game against Team PAC (Rochester), James Capellupo hit a 2-run walkoff homerun to win the game and advance to the next round. The semifinal game witnessed strong hitting and defense from the entire team, with impressive pitching from Braden Consaul and Nick Provenzano. In the championship game, the Cougars defeated the Sky Chiefs 11-1 and was a terrific all-around team effort led by pitcher Keeghan Cummings.


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