AWP Sports & Fort Wayne Cubs Travel Baseball Form New Partnership

By Tommy Schoegler - 21Alive
By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

August 8, 2013 Updated Aug 9, 2013 at 3:50 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) - After much consideration, Michael Ledo, AWP Sports CEO/President, and Manny Lopez, Director of Operations for the Fort Wayne Cubs, have announced a game-changing partnership. Today, marks the development of the AWP Sports Cubs, an elite level travel baseball and softball program.

Players will have the specialized training that AWP Sports is known for, coupled with the superior coaching standards provided by Manny Lopez and his staff at The Diamond.

In addition, the collaboration also includes exclusive utilization of The Diamond Baseball & Softball Facility, allowing 17,000 square feet of indoor training space built specifically for yearround baseball and softball preparation.

With the new and expansive 10,000 square foot training facility of AWP Sports, located in the SportONE Parkview Fieldhouse, the AWP Sports Cubs will definitely have the highest quality of cutting edge athletic development available in all of Northeast Indiana.

According to Michael Ledo, AWP Sports partnering with the Cubs and The Diamond will provide the area with elite level development for players of all ages."

"I am ecstatic at the opportunity presented by AWP Sports! We will have the chance to impact and forever change the baseball and softball community in many ways through this partnership," states Manny Lopez, the Director of The AWP Sports Cubs.

Tryouts will be held this weekend as follows:
Ages: 10U - 11U
Date: Saturday (8/10/13)
Location: Havenhurst Park
211 N. Rufus St., New Haven, IN 46774
Time: 11am - 1pm

Ages: 12U - 13U
Date: Saturday (8/10/13)
Location: Havenhurst Park
211 N. Rufus St., New Haven, IN 46774
Time: 2pm - 5pm

Age: 14U
Date: Sunday (8/11/13)
Location: Carrington Field
742 N. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Time: 10am - 12pm

Ages: 15U - 17U
Date: Sunday (8/11/13)
Location: Carrington Field
742 N. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Time: 2pm - 5pm

Click on the video icon to see Michael Ledo, AWP President & CEO, and Manny Lopez, AWP Director of AWP Sports Club Travel Baseball, talk about the new program Thursday night on 21Alive Sound Off from SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse.




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