Website Manager


Forest Hill Rec Baseball in Beautiful Harford County, Maryland

Chris Benjes
Phone: 410-937-6813
E-mail: [email protected]

Click HERE to go to the Travel Baseball Website


Fall Rec Baseball registration starts June 1.  Games are on Sundays starting September 10 running through late October.   Teams will have 1 practice per week as daylight allows.  Players will play in the age group that they will be in Spring 2024.   Register on this site starting June 1.


Forest Hill Express Tryouts for the Fall 2023 season

Coming in June/July! 

8U:  Click HERE for 8U information.

10U: Tryouts will be held on July 11, 12, 13, 22, and 23.   Time and place CLICK HERE

12U: Click HERE for information.  Contact Coach Mike Michocki for information:  443-567-0606, [email protected]

13U Express tryouts will be in August.  Contact James Kautsch for information.


2023 Spring Rec Managers:


Orange: Patrick Gemmill, [email protected], 571-482-6850
Carolina Blue:  Joe Conroy, [email protected], 443-910-4383
Red: Chad Wilson, [email protected], 703-655-6283 , [email protected]
Green: Tyler Wiegand, [email protected], 240-485-7637
Yellow:  Adam /Wendy Browne, [email protected], 443-865-2735 [email protected], 443-904-0909
Royal Blue:  Walter Schmidt, [email protected], 443-425-0450

Age Group Director: Mike Kowatch
Hooks: Bobby Neukum - n[email protected], 443-248-8088
Raptors: Mike Buchanan, [email protected], 443-909-9951
Ironbirds: Skip Davis, [email protected], 410-937-6399
Storm: Josh Crunkleton - [email protected], 410-231-0655
Bulls: Adam Gable, [email protected], 443-752-4773
Hot Rods: Ryan Bakunas, [email protected], 410-499-6899

Orioles: Eric DeGroat - [email protected],443-542-7136
Yankees: Chris Guida - [email protected], 443-686-1906
Astros : 
John Jenkins, [email protected]

Orioles: Chris Pence - [email protected], 443-600-6466
Yankees: Bill Szeliga - [email protected], 410-982-2067
Braves: Tom Yates, [email protected], 443-604-5588

13-15: AGD: Jared Varaly 

Red Sox: Jarod Callahan - [email protected], 443-567-0624
Yankees ; Jared Varaly - [email protected], 410-596-9343 and Chuck Schillaci, [email protected], 215-429-5277

Express: Marty Strunkstein,  [email protected], 443-903-4197
Storm: Jared Varaly - [email protected], 410-596-9343


2023 Travel Managers:

Coming this Summer 2023:
  8U Travel Tryouts for the 2023 Fall and 2024 Spring seasons.
Manager:  Chris Viel, [email protected], 443-690-6093

9U Express: Jeff Di ienno,  484-667-7347, [email protected]
10U Express: Buddy Francisco, 253-278-2888, [email protected]
11U Express: Mike Michocki, 443-567-0606, [email protected]
12U Express: James Kautsch,  443-986-1285, [email protected]
13U Express: George Hutschenreuter, 410-776-9440, [email protected],
16U Express: Chris Holdaway, 410-937-4679, [email protected]


 January 1, 2023
 Baseball Registration begins
Mon Feb 13
Baseball Meeting in the FLES Activity Room
 Mon Mar 13
Baseball Meeting in the FLES Activity Room
 Friday March 10, 17, 24
 Umpire training, 7-9pm in the Forest Lakes Activity Room
 Sat Mar 18
 Weather permitting Field prep at 11AM
 Sat Mar 25
9am:  11-12 Draft in Activity Center10am: Coaches' Clinic
10am: Coaches Clinic in FLES
12pm: 5-6 Baseball uniform handout
10:00 - 12:30: Equipment pickup at the equipment shed for 7-8 thru 13-15:   Managers need to bring a deposit check.
 April 1
 Practices can start
 Sun Apr 9
 Easter Sunday.  No scheduled practices.
 Fri Apr 21
 Complex Prep Day for Opening Day - no practices or games
 Sat Apr 22
 Opening Day
 Wed May 10
 7-8 Team Photos
 Fri May 12 5-6 Team Photos
 May 27-29 Memorial Day weekend
 Fri Jun 16
 7-8 all-star game at 6pm
 Sat Jun  17
 5-6 and 7-8 pizza parties, 9-10 and 13-15 all-star game


The Forest Hill Recreation Council On-line Site
P.O. Box 237 
Forest Hill, Maryland 21050

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