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2021 16u SH coaching staff

Steve Heide

Steve Heide

Head Coach

Phone: 847-542-1482

This is Coach Heide's 21st season with the Storm organization.  Steve has coached at all age groups throughout those seasons but has spent the last 5 years at the 14U & 16U age groups.   Steve's priorities for the team are simple, learn the game so you can love the game, be a great teammate, respect those in leadership positions and always give 110%.    God, family, school and sport, in that order.

Isabel Odom

Isabel Odom

Assistant Coach- Pitchers/Catchers

This is Coach Odom's 4th year as an assistant with the Storm organization.   Isabel pitched for Sycamore High School and Kishwaukee College.   She spent her summers pitching for the Sycamore Flash and KV Storm 16U & 18U travel teams.  Isabel is responsible for the development of the pitching staff with off season and in season workouts as well as game day preparations.

Brooke English

Brooke English

Assistant Coach- Infield

This will Coach English's 5th season as an assistant with the Storm organization.  Brooke played middle infield for Sycamore High School and Kishwaukee College.  She grew up in the Storm organization playing from 10U all the way through to 18U.  Brooke's responsibilities include infield preparation and improvement as well as team base-running philosophies.   Brooke is also the 1st base Coach for the team.

Recent Kishwaukee Valley Storm 16U SH News

16U SH team looks to add player

By Steve Heide 09/21/2020, 8:00am CDT

Contact us for a private tryout

The Kishwaukee Valley Storm 16U team is looking to add a player to their lineup for the 2020/2021 season due to unforeseen injuries.  Girls interested in the position should contact Coach Heide directly by email to sheide@kvstorm.org or by phone at 847-542-1482.   We are based in Sycamore, Illinois and offer year round practices and a fall, winter and spring game schedule and are a non-parent coached team.  Our players will be playing for their high school teams starting on April 19 and continuing through June 26, 2021.

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16U SH WINTER/SPRING Schedule
Sunday, October 18, Oswego Round Robin
  Wormley Heritage Park, Oswego, Illinois
  Game 1 vs. Oak Park Windmills 8:30 am Field 4
  Game 2 vs. Elmhurst Emeralds 10:00 am Field 3
  Game 3 vs. Michiana Mystique 1:00 pm Field 3

Wednesday, October 21, HITTING @ THE KAGE
   
6:15-7:15- NON- Pitchers/Catchers
   7:15-8:15- Pitchers/Catchers Hitting
   8:15-9:00- Pitchers/Catchers Throwing

Wednesday, October 28, HITTING @ THE KAGE
 
 6:15-7:15- NON- Pitchers/Catchers
   7:15-8:15- Pitchers/Catchers Hitting
   8:15-9:00- Pitchers/Catchers Throwing

Saturday-Sunday, October 31-November 1
 
NAFA Illinois Exposure Event 4GG
Saturday, October 31
   Game 1 vs. Wisconsin Outlawz  F1 @ 10:00 am
   Game 2 vs. Missfits F2 @ 11:30 am
Sunday, November 1
   Game 3 vs. Thunderstix SA F4 @ 2:30 pm
   Game 4 vs.  Midwest Aftershock F4 @  4:00 pm

  EVENT MOVED!!
  Read Park, Freeport, Illinois

Wednesday, November 4, HITTING @ THE KAGE
 
 6:30-7:15- NON- Pitchers/Catchers
   7:15-8:00- Pitchers/Catchers Hitting
   8:00-9:00- Pitchers/Catchers Throwing
Sunday, November 8, Hitting/Throwing @ THE KAGE
   GROUP 1- 1:00-2:30 PM
   GROUP 2- 2:30-4:00 PM
Wednesday, November 11, HITTING @ THE KAGE
 
 6:30-7:15- NON- Pitchers/Catchers
   7:15-8:00- Pitchers/Catchers Hitting
   8:00-9:00- Pitchers/Catchers Throwing
Sunday, November 15, Hitting/Throwing @ THE KAGE
   GROUP 1- 1:00-2:30 PM
   GROUP 2- 2:30-4:00 PM
Wednesday, November 18, HITTING @ THE KAGE
 
 6:30-7:15- NON- Pitchers/Catchers
   7:15-8:00- Pitchers/Catchers Hitting
   8:00-9:00- Pitchers/Catchers Throwing
Sunday, November 22, Hitting/Throwing @ THE KAGE
   GROUP 1- 1:00-2:30 PM
   GROUP 2- 2:30-4:00 PM

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23-FRIDAY DECEMBER 4
  TWO WEEK REST PERIOD- NO THROWING
   Light daily exercise & stretching allowed

Saturday, December 5 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  8:30-11:00 pm Team Practice
Wednesday, December 9 HITTING @ THE KAGE
  
 6:30-7:15- NON- Pitchers/Catchers
   7:15-8:00- Pitchers/Catchers Hitting
   8:00-9:00- Pitchers/Catchers Throwing
Sunday, December 13, Hitting/Throwing @ THE KAGE

   GROUP 1- 1:00-2:30 PM
   GROUP 2- 2:30-4:00 PM

Wednesday, December 16 HITTING @ THE KAGE
  
 6:30-7:15- NON- Pitchers/Catchers
   7:15-8:00- Pitchers/Catchers Hitting
   8:00-9:00- Pitchers/Catchers Throwing

Saturday, December 19 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  8:30-11:00 pm Team Practice
Wednesday, December 23 HITTING @ THE KAGE
  
 6:30-7:15- NON- Pitchers/Catchers
   7:15-8:00- Pitchers/Catchers Hitting
   8:00-9:00- Pitchers/Catchers Throwing

Thursday, December 24- Tuesday, January 5
   WINTER BREAK- NO PRACTICES!
   Light daily exercises & stretching allowed

Saturday, January 9 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  6:00-8:30 pm Team Practice
Saturday, January 16 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  6:00-8:30 pm Team Practice
Saturday, January 23 @ THE KAGE
  6:00-8:30 pm Team Practice

Sunday, January 24 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  7:45-9:30 am Team Practice

Saturday, January 30 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  8:30-11:00 PM GAME NIGHT
  vs. Texas Glory Illinois Blue '04

Saturday, February 6 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  6:00-8:30 pm Team Practice
Saturday, February 13 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  6:00-8:30 pm Team Practice

Saturday, February 20 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  8:30-11:00 pm GAME NIGHT

Saturday, February 27 @ THE KAGE
  6:00-8:30 pm Team Practice
Sunday, February 28 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  7:45-9:30 am Team Practice​​​​​​​

Saturday, March 6 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  6:00-8:30 pm Team Practice​​​​​​​

Saturday, March 13 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  6:00-8:30 pm Team Practice​​​​​​​

Saturday, March 20 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  6:00-8:30 pm Team Practice​​​​​​​
SUNDAY, MARCH 21- ​​​​​​​SATURDAY APRIL, 3
  SPRING BREAK- OPTIONAL PRACTICES

Saturday, April 10 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  8:30-11:00 pm GAME NIGHT

Saturday, April 17 @ DeKalb Sports & Recreation
  6:00-8:30 pm Team Practice