Dear West Lafayette Parents:  

As youth baseball seasons come to a close, I wanted to make you aware of some improvements we have made to the West Lafayette Baseball Program.

As you may or may not know, several players and teams destined to play for me at West Lafayette High School have moved to other local organizations for a travel baseball experience.  I prefer that if we are going to play travel baseball, we do it within the West Lafayette system with future Red Devils.  

Given this, I am happy to announce the continuation of the Red Devil Baseball Club. The Club will coordinate youth travel teams made up of kids who will attend West Lafayette High School.  This baseball opportunity will be in addition to the current baseball leagues offered to West Lafayette players.  

I feel it is very important that all future Red Devils are playing together under a West Lafayette system focused on proper instruction of hitting, fielding, base running and pitching that will coincide with what I implement at the High School level.  

I wanted to reach out to you before the end of this season so that the Red Devil Baseball Club is part of your plans for next year.  Please register for tryouts that will be held in late August.  I hope to see you there.  

Enjoy the rest of your summer.  

RDP!  

Joel Strode, Head Baseball Coach  

Please feel free to contact me via email with any questions at strodej@wl.k12.in.us