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8U/9U - Long

Regular Season 2020

2020 Spring and Summer Schedule

8U Spring/Summer Schedule

July 14-19th 8u Nationals (Evansville, IN) (8u Nationals)


9U Spring/Summer Schedule




Tryouts for 2020-2021 Teams

10U - 2010 Birth Years - Available Spots

9U - 2011 Birth Years - Available Spots

8U - 2012 and 2013 Birth Years - Coach Pitch (New Team Looking for players and coaches)

All Dates are held at Olympic Park in Schaumburg

Tuesday, July 21st 5:30 pm – 8 pm

Friday, July 24th from 5:30 pm – 8 pm

Tuesday, July 28th from 5:30 pm – 8 pm

Tuesday, August 4th from 5:30 pm – 8 pm

Friday, August 7th from 5:30 pm – 8 pm

Any questions about our program, or about tryouts next year please feel free to contact me.

Dan Long - or 630-464-3700 cell

2020 June - Sluggers 8u Long USSSA Granger, IN 2nd Place Finish

Sluggers 8U/9U Team and Program Information

Sluggers are the premier travel softball program in the Northwest Suburbs and have several teams in our organization that are nationally ranked and recognized. 

We offer a world class 24/7 hitting/pitching/training facility with top of the line equipment.  The Sluggers have in house instructors for pitching, hitting, and catching that are the best around.  Sluggers are part of SAA and have access to 17 softball diamonds in Schaumburg We also practice and play games at the Schaumburg Sports Center, which is one of the premier indoor softball diamonds in the Chicagoland area.  Our in season and off season training resources are second to none in the Chicagoland area. 

We are a development focused organization that has the coaching talent and resources to develop players to their full potential.  We play at the highest of levels to challenge our athletes against the best competition we can find. 

The 8u and 9u teams are lead by Dan Long who has lead Slugger teams at various age levels from 8u - 18u to countless tournament championships and several top 50 national rankings.  He is a former D1 player and minor leaguer with over 15 years of high level travel coaching experience.  There are no 8u or 9u coaches anywhere in the area that can match the experience and success he brings to this age level.    

8U Illinois Sluggers Defeat the Chicago Bash Bombers to Win the West Suburban Softball Championship

8U Illinois Sluggers Defeat the Chicago Bash Bombers to Win the West Suburban Softball Championship

I am a Slugger!

2019-2020 Sluggers 8U and 9U Rosters

8U and 9U Schaumburg Slugger Rosters

Abby Kovaka #44

Addison Michelini #27

Adler Long #10

Alana Nieto #7

Arianna Gonzalez #17

Aubry Miller #49

Ava Lazare #2

Brooklyn Arndt #19

Charlotte Rzenno #12

Emily Granfeldt #21

Emma Alvarado #5

Evelyn Blahnik #9

Evelyn Connolly #20

Gianna Tagler #15

Giselle Ramos #8

Mahal Brauer #25 

Milana Miranda #13

Morgan Schiffner #1

Nevaeh Nowicki #16

Sarah Donohue #18

Sophia Guillen #3

Vivian Bartholomew #6








8U Septemberfest Parade March

2018-19 Illinois Sluggers 8U Long

Schaumburg Field Locations

Softball Field Locations and Maps


Apollo East 418 S. Gayton Lane at Collins School.



Apollo West (Kelsey T. Nelson) 418 S. Gayton Lane at Collins School.  



Jaycee  922 S. Cornell Lane    



Johnny Lumm Field  1350 W. Wise Road at Hale School.



Meineke Park  220 E. Weathersfield Way  



Olympic Park Fields 1-5   1675 E. Old Schaumburg Rd  



Salk  301 N. Salem Drive at Enders-Salk School.



Timbercrest East   120 W. Beech Drive at Dirksen School.  



Timbercrest West   120 W. Beech Drive at Dirksen School.



Veterans East   2500 W Holmes Way   



Veterans West   2500 W Holmes Way  



Zocher West   931 N Salem Dr at Keller Jr. High School.