San Jose Girls Competitive Softball Team Los Gatos Field

2023 Summer Thunder Travel Teams Tryout Registration Is Open

Thunder is a competitive softball program that has been developing players since the early 2000s. Based in the San Jose/Los Gatos region of California, our teams are composed of players from Santa Clara County. We take pride in our players, coaches, and managers that consistently strive to compete at the highest level and represent the community with pride and sportsmanship.

Thunder players learn leadership and teamwork, all while making lifelong friendships and memories! We instill the highest degree of sportsmanship and citizenship to all of our players and their families while they master and compete in fastpitch softball.

Our teams are composed of experienced players looking to be challenged both physically and mentally at the elite level. Thunder teams compete in USA, AST, PGF, ASA, and Legacy tournaments.

Here are some of the benefits of playing for Thunder:

  • High-level competition: Thunder competes in some of the most competitive softball tournaments in the country. This gives our players the opportunity to improve their skills and compete against the best players in the country.
  • Excellent coaching: Thunder teams are fortunate to have a team of experienced and dedicated coaches. With experience at the collegiate and olympic level, our coaches are committed to helping our players reach their full potential.
  • Teamwork and camaraderie: Thunder is a family-oriented organization. Our players develop lifelong friendships and leadership skills while they are a part of our program.
  • Sportsmanship and citizenship: Thunder instills positive sportsmanship ethics, softball education and accountable citizenship to all of our players and their families. We believe that it is important for our players to be good role models on and off the field.
  • Dedicated facilities: Thunder has access to four dedicated softball fields and high end training equipment. Many other local training facilities and specialists are available and utilized as needed. 

If you are looking for a competitive fastpitch softball program, Thunder is the perfect choice. If you would like your player to be considered for our program and try out, please contact or register using the link to register for tryouts.

Below are the try-out dates. Look at your player(s) age division and mark your calendar for the scheduled Thunder tryouts. Register today!!

Summer Thunder

BHGS has a Summer travel ball program. From May thru July. Travel ball teams for girls ages 7 to 12 ( 8U -10U-12U-14U Divisions) are selected through tryouts.

The Thunder Team Selection Process:
The main body of the Thunder Travel Team(s) will be selected by an evaluation.

8U Summer 2023 Thunder Tryouts:

  • May 2, 2023
  • 5:30pm
  • Alta Vista Elementary Field A.

10U Summer 2023 Thunder Tryouts:

  • May 1, 2023
  • 5:00pm
  • Alta Vista Elementary Field A.

12U Summer 2023 Thunder Tryouts:

  • May 1, 2023
  • 6:15pm
  • Alta Vista Elementary Field A.

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Coaching Information:
Head Coach (One per team)
  • Determines line-ups and playing time
  • Organizes and runs practices and overall strategies
Manager (One per team)
Communicates with parents
  • Coordinates registration with BHGS, fundraising, uniforms, tournament applications, travel plans
  • Communicates practice and game schedules
  • Arranges tournament potluck lunches with parents
Assistant Coach (Up to 3 per team)
  • Assists the Head Coach and Manager with practices and games

Interested in Coaching Thunder?

If you would are interested and have questions please contact, Jennifer Rooker, Player Agent at

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