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Welcome to the Hamilton Jr. Chargers

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2015 Picture Night

Picture night, March 30th,  is fast approaching.  We will again be hosting picutre night at Hamilton High School in the cafeteria.  Please see the below schedule to find when your age group will be photographed.  You should receive the ordering information from your head coach prior to picture night, please bring the form filled out along with a check for any pictures you are going to purchase.  

  • 4:30pm U-12 Grey
  • 4:45pm U-14 Red and White
  • 5:00pm U-14 Black and U-12 Red
  • 5:15pm U-12 White
  • 5:30pm U-8 Red and White
  • 5:45pm U-9 Red and White
  • 6:00pm U-10 Red and White
  • 6:15pm U-11 Red and White
  • 6:30pm U-13 Red and White

SPECIAL NOTE:  We'd like to take a collection up for the Sussex Outreach Services food pantry at the picture night.  If everyone brings 2 non-perishable items we can help a lot of families out in our community.  Whatever we collect will be donated to the SOS on Tuesday morning after picture night.  Let's have a great response on this as it truly is a minimal thing we can all do to help.​

​2016 Tryout Dates Set, Mark your Calendars

​Tryouts for the 2016 season are scheduled for July 28th and July 30th with a rainout date on August 2nd. Please mark your calendars now so you can be here for one of the tryout dates as tryouts are required and you will not be put on a roster if you have not had a tryout.  If you have any questions about tryouts please contact our tryout coordinator, John Barnes:​ 

Jr. Charger Coaches Earn 4 WSYBL Sportsmanship awards!

SportsmanshipAwards.jpgChuck Emons, Mark Johnson, Steve Komar and Tom Olejnik took home 2014 Sportsmanship awards during the recent coaches meeting for the Wiscons State Youth Baseball League (WSYBL).  Congratulations to our coaches, and all the other coaches from the league who one these awards.  The award is voted on by the coaches at each age level after the season, so this is a great recognition to be given by their peers.  

​Thank You Dave!

V__91A5.jpgBoy, it's taken forever to get this posted...better late than never.  We'd like to thank Dave Kotlan for all that he has done for the organization.  Dave started the Sussex Hawks organization back in 2001 and serverd as it's President (and in many other roles/capacities) through the 2014 season.  During that time the group has grown from 1 team to 15, changed names from the Sussex Hawks to the Hamilton Jr. Chargers, and seen many many  ballplayers pass through to the high school.  We wouldn't be here today if not for Dave, and we wanted to show him our appreciation for all he did over the years.

2015 Hamilton Jr Chargers 13th Annual Baseball Tournament Dates Set!

That's right, the dates have been set and you can now register your teams for the 2015 Hamilton Jr. Chargers Baseball Tournament!  We will host our 13th annual tournament on July 24th through the 26th in Sussex, WI.  Registration is open.  For all the details you can check out the Tournament Page and the Tournament Flyer.  Any questions about the tournament can be sent to

2014 Hamilton Jr Chargers 12th Annual Baseball Tournament

This years Tournament was held July 24th through July 27th. We'd like to thank all the teams who joined us and helped make this tournament a success once again.  We'd also like to thank all of our wonderful volunteers who help to make this tournament what it is and run as smoothly as it does.  We hope you will all join us again next year for our 13th Annual tournament! The dates for next year's tournament are tentatively set for July 24-26 so mark your calendars and watch for the invite emails late this year.

We've put together a little video of the tournament as well, enjoy!



Any Questions please contact John Laskowski at 262-227-4740 or

Find all the info on the Tournament Page

Board Meetings

Board meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month beginning at 8pm  and are held at The Boneyard in the back meeting room.  All are welcome to atttend. Meeting Minutes are posted in the blog after the meeting.

Upcoming Meetings:  March 10th, April 14th

Calling all Coaches

Interested in getting involved as a coach?  Have prior baseball experience, either playing or as a coach?  While many of the head coaching positions are filled at the older age levels we are always looking for incoming U8 coaches and assistants and many levels.  If you are interested you can fill out the Coaching Application and submit it to or bring it along to Registration Night and talk with one of our board members.

How the Jr. Chargers Structure our Teams

2nd grade through 4th grade​U8 (2nd grade) through U10 (4th grade) teams get shuffled every year after tryouts. Head coaches would be determined by the board and then the head coaches would draft the players afterwards.
5th grade through 8th grade​U11 (5th grade) through U14 (8th grade) teams would be split into A, B and/or C teams as determined by tryouts, previous season performances and Coach/Board evaluations.

Sussex Hamilton Jr Chargers Baseball Mission Statement

The Sussex Hamilton Jr. Charger Baseball organization is a High-School “FEEDER PROGRAM” that focuses on coaching, mentoring and motivating young people in the game of Baseball. The organization does this while maintaining a “SELECT LEVEL” status by offering A, B and C (if roster numbers permit) level teams, in line with the WSYBL standards. This is done through our “evaluation process” (often referred to as “Try-Outs”).

This organization’s philosophy is to provide an environment that cultivates a progression of skills and knowledge for the game. It also focuses on instilling respect for Sportsmanship, the Team and our Community. Our goal is to deliver, to the High School Baseball program, not only outstanding young baseball players but fine young athletes that will consistently represent what being a “CHARGER” is about.