U13 Ripken All Star Team
Head Coach - Andrew Marck
Assistant Coach - Toshiki Nakao
Assistant Coach - Sean Ellison
Assistant Coach - Ryota Okumoto
In July 2017 the New Zealand U13 Ripken All Stars recently won a first ever tournament in the United States when the won the Ballparks of America Back to School Bash tournament, beating a strong New Jersey (USA) team 8 - 7 in the final.
The 12U Back to School Bash tournament is a lead-in competition to the Cal Ripken World Series in Branson, Missouri, and back-to-back wins over the New Jersey side, for the team playing as the Aotearoa All Stars saw the team win the final after coming from behind.
The New Zealand U13 Ripken All Stars have competed at the presitgious Cal Ripken World Series annually since 2014 and performed admirably in all tournaments they've participated in, with wins over Canada (2016) and Australia (2015, 2016), while running baseball powerhouse countries such as the Dominican Republic (2017), Puerto Rico (2017) and Japan (2016) close in games.
BASEBALL NEW ZEALAND
P.O. Box 301 257AlbanyAucklandNew Zealand
Te Tau Ihu Baseball
International Member Organisations
Australian Baseball League
World Baseball Classic
Little League Baseball