Thunder to Host ODM Testing Event

Does your Thunder athlete dream about playing collegiate softball when they're older? If so, the Thunder are hosting an ODM Testing Event on February 25th from 2 - 4 pm at the Bo Jackson Dome in Bensenville. This event is open to players of all ages that are interested in seeing how they stack up against other players their age. ODM® is trusted by players, parents, college and travel ball coaches across the country to provide a baseline evaluation that can be used to compare a player's skills to their counterparts. While there are a variety of companies that offer services like this, ODM is very well respected and provides leaderboards that can help identify where your player stands today and where they need to improve. Players can also earn bids to invitation-only OnDeck Softball Jamborees (showcase events). Here are the details: WHEN: Date: Saturday, February 25, 2023 Start Time: 2 pm - 4 pm Check-In: 15 minutes before the start time WHERE: Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports 1000 Co

Thunder Night at the Rink is This Saturday!

Who's ready to hit the ice? Thunder Fastpitch is taking over the Nelson Sports Complex Ice Rink on Saturday, January 21st from 6 - 9 pm! Bring your family and friends out for a night of ice skating and winter fun with the Thunder Family. $10 covers the cost of rental skates and ice time, and to avoid the issues we had last year with skate rentals (as best we can), we have split up the ice time as follows: 6 pm - 7 pm: 9u, 11u Teal, 12u Teal, 12u Grey, 14u Black, 16u Teal 7 pm - 8 pm: 10u Black, 12u White, 13u Black, 13u Teal, 14u White, 16u Silver 8 pm - 9 pm: 10u Teal, 11u Black, 12u Black, 14u Teal, 16u Black The first 15 minutes of each hour will be used to get skates for each player, providing about 45 minutes of ice time for each participant. Please complete the waiver below before Saturday to make check-in as efficient as possible, anyone skating needs to sign the waiver and one per family is fine. SKATING WAIVER Finally, we are excited to announce that for our non-skaters,

Junior Thunder Winter Training Registration is Open!

We are pleased to announce that the  Junior Thunder Winter Training program  is back and will get rolling again in January 2023. This program is aimed at younger players (born in 2012 or later) that are looking to improve ahead of their house league season in the spring and is lead by Thunder coaches with support from experienced Thunder players. Sessions will focus on softball fundamentals including proper throwing and catching mechanics, fielding, pitching, and of course, learning to bring the BOOM (hitting)!  Players that participate in Junior Thunder will also get priority registration access for our Summer House All-Star Program, the Thunder All-Stars.  We look forward to seeing lots of younger Thunder siblings and their friends donning the teal and black this winter. The Junior Thunder program will start January 8th. For more details and to register, please use the link below. Registration is limited to 24 participants, so register today to secure your spot. Register Here