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St. Peter Athletic Club offers opportunities from Pre-K to Adult through its baseball and softball programs.  The Rookies, Minors, Little League, Graders, Girls Softball, and Seniors teams play in the East Shore League that consists of teams from St. Peter, Marytown, New Holstein, Mt. Calvary, Chilton, St. Cloud, Johnsburg, Forest, Kiel, and Elkhart Lake.

These teams offer outstanding baseball facilities that provide a family friendly environment to cheer on your favorite teams.

General Information:

  • League rules may limit the number of players on a team.
  • All players must wear uniforms.  Any player not returning his/her uniform provided by St. Peter Athletic Club will forfeit their deposit check.
  • Player's fee is non-refundable after start of season.
  • New players registering that reside outside the Township of Taycheedah may be put on a waiting list or not be placed on a team depending on team size and/or coach availability.
  • Teams and associated players will be determined by coaches.

NOTE:  Grades referenced below are current grade at registration period.

T-ball/Beginner (Coed Boys+Girls):

  • PreK-K Boys & Girls, 1st Grade Girls
  • Typically 6 week session starting in June on Thursday early evenings.

Rookies (Boys Baseball):

  • 1st/2nd Grade
  • Practice 1 day per week with games on Friday evenings in St. Peter and surrounding cities/towns.
  • Practices typically start in mid April with games beginning the first week of May until the league tournament in Mid July.

Minors (Boys Baseball):

  • 3rd/4th Grade
  • Practice 1 day per week with games on Friday evenings in St. Peter and surrounding cities/towns.
  • Practices typically start in mid April with games beginning the first week of May until the league tournament in Mid July.

Little League (Boys Baseball):

  • 5th/6th Grade
  • Practice 1 day per week with games on Friday evenings in St. Peter and surrounding cities/towns.
  • Practices typically start in mid April with games beginning the first week of May until the league tournament the end of July.

Graders (Boys Baseball):

  • 7th/8th Grade.  9th graders who are not playing on a JV or Varsity level baseball team in the Spring of the same year are also eligible.
  • Practice 1-2 days per week with games on a variety of days in St. Peter and surrounding cities/towns.  ESL home games in 2017 are on Thursdays.
  • Practices typically start in mid April with games beginning the first week of May until the end of July.  Practices may start earlier  (Feb/March) based upon coaches desire and availability of indoor facilities.

 

Girls Softball:

A

  • 7th/8th Grade
  • Practice 1 day per week with games on a Sunday afternoons in St. Peter and surrounding cities/towns.  
  • Practices typically start in mid April with games beginning the first week of May until the end of July.

B

  • 5th/6th Grade Girls
  • Practice 1 day per week with games on a Sunday afternoons in St. Peter and surrounding cities/towns.  
  • Practices typically start in mid April with games beginning the first week of May until the end of July.

C

  • 2nd-4th Grade Girls
  • Practice 1 day per week with games on Sunday afternoons in St. Peter and surrounding cities/towns.  
  • Practices typically start in mid April with games beginning the first week of May until the end of July.

 

Seniors (Mens Baseball):

  • Men's Baseball League with a long history in the Holylands. Great baseball on Sunday afternoons with games throughout the Holylands.  
  • Games start in April and end in later August.  

ST. PETER AC CODE OF CONDUCT

THE PLAYER

  • Treats teammates, coaches, and opponents with respect.
  • Listens to coaches' feedback and focuses on what’s within the player’s control.
  • Practices and plays hard, but in a safe manner and within the rules.
  • Exercises self-control at all times, setting the example for others to follow.
  • Respects umpires and accepts their decisions without gestures or argument.
  • Demonstrates good sportsmanship, win or lose.
  • Always remembers that it is a privilege to play.

THE COACH

  • Focuses on fundamentals and learning the game.
  • Promotes fun.
  • Is patient.
  • Promotes a positive atmosphere.
  • Maximizes playing time, but puts players in a position where they are safe and can develop.
  • Respects the authority of the umpires.
  • Displays good sportsmanship.
  • Understands the rules.
  • Is everyone's coach.
  • Takes care of the St. Peter Athletic Club facility and the opponent’s facility.

THE PARENTS

  • Attempt to relieve the pressure of competition, not increase it.
  • Be supportive of the coach; refrain from coaching your child from the stands. Remember your coach is volunteering his/her time to provide a recreational activity for your child.
  • Applaud good play by your team and by members of the opposing team. Refrain at all times from making hostile, negative comments about the opposing team. The opponents are necessary friends, without them there would be no game.
  • Do not openly question an umpires judgment or honesty. Umpires are symbols of fair play, integrity and sportsmanship.
  • Accept the results of each game. Encourage your child to be gracious in victory and turn defeat into victory by working toward improvement.
  • Follow all building rules and regulations and keep a close watch of siblings.
  • Have your child to and from practices and games on-time.  
  • Respects coaches decisions; does not approach a coach before, during or after games with concerns outside of player safety, but during an agreed upon time.  
  • Understand that St. Peter Athletic Club is a volunteer organization and that completing the required volunteer hours or  volunteering to be a board member is necessary for the continued success of the club.

THE UMPIRE

  • Knows the rules and their interpretations.
  • Places the welfare of the participants above all other considerations.
  • Treats players and coaches courteously and demands the same from them.
  • Is fair and firm in all decisions, never compensating for previous mistakes.
  • Maintains confidence, poise, and self-control from start to finish.

THE SPECTATOR

  • Attempts to understand the playing rules.
  • Appreciates a good play no matter who makes it.
  • Respects the judgement and strategy of the coach, and does not criticize players or coaches for the loss of a game.
  • Respects the judgement of the officials and accepts their decisions without gestures or argument.
  • Emphasizes and demonstrates good sportsmanship at all times.
  • Will not harass, taunt, use profane language, or otherwise engage in obnoxious behavior toward players, coaches, umpires, or other spectators.