It's Tryouts Time for Minnetonka Baseball!

Spring 2020 Important Dates

Spring is almost here (thank goodness!) and that means longer, warmer days and… BASEBALL!!! Here are some important dates to note if you plan on participating in Skippers Baseball this season. Good luck to everyone heading into tryouts!

tryout dates

Four days – Monday, March 16 through Thursday, March 19 from 5-8 p.m.

first practice 

Season kicks off with our first practice Friday, March 20, 3 p.m. in the Tonka Dome.

team selection

Once tryouts conclude, team rosters will be posted HERE

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Please follow @TonkaBaseball_1 on Twitter for possible changes to this schedule and for news and information throughout the season. (And, don't forget to follow @TonkaSkippers for news and information on ALL Skippers activities!)

2020 schedules

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2020 fundraising

Fundraising efforts are underway for some much needed improvements to Veterans Field. Skipper Alumni Players, Parents and Fans, we need your help in keeping Veterans the “premier high school baseball field” in the state!

View this important message from Pastor Paul Petterson:

Coaching awards

Head Coach Paul Twenge has been chosen as one of eight finalists for the 2019 National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) National Coach of the Year Award. The winner will be announced on June 26th at the National Coach of the Year Awards Banquet in Bismark, ND. The banquet takes place during the NHSACA National Convention June 22-27. Congrats, Coach Twenge and good luck!

Coach Twenge and Coach Fasnacht both received COY awards from the NHBCA at their annual convention in late November of 2018. Over 8,000 coaches attended this event. Congratulations, coaches!


Top: Coach Twenge (third from right) receives his COY award. Bottom: Coach Fasnacht at the awards banquet after receiving his NHBCA Assistant Coach of the Year award.

Varsity Records

2019 Regular Season Record: 9-14
State Championships: 2018 vs Stillwater

State Tournament Appearances: 2018, 2nd Place
Section Championships: 2018
Conference Championships: 2018

twenge tips

CLICK HERE to view Coach Twenge's “Twenge's Tips” Instructional Baseball Videos!

Coaching staff


Head Coach: Paul Twenge

Assistant: Chris Wilson,

Pitching: Adam Goethke,

Hitting: Chris Fasnacht,

Junior Varsity

Co-Head: Ian Walkowski

Co-Head: Mitch Anderson,


Head Coach: Brendan Dye,


Teams Coordinator: Peter Swenson,

A Team Head Coach: Joe Martinson,

B Team Head Coach: Nick Gabler,

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