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14u Northern NAFA Nationals

NAFA Prior Lake & Lakeville MN 14U National Tournament 2023

Dates: July 27-30, 2023

5-game guarantee, 144 teams
* All teams will play three pool games on Thursday and Friday. Bracket play begins on Friday afternoon. All teams are guaranteed to play into Saturday.

* Bracket play: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze


The Ponds 1-6, 8-9 (Prior Lake)
Aronson Park 1-9 (Lakeville)
Lakeville North HS (Varsity & JV Fields)

$700 registration fee payable to NAFA. Gate fee $200 per team used to pay for field rental and field maintenance is paid to Prior Lake Athletics for Youth (PLAY) or Lakeville Fastpitch Softball Association before the first game. 

Two-man umpire crews for all pool and bracket games depending on umpire availability.

All games are no new inning after 75 minutes.

Mandatory Coaches meeting on Wednesday, July 26.

Home Run Derby: TBA

Awards: Top four teams in each bracket; team and individual.

Tournament Apparel: NAFA Northern Nationals T-shirts are on sale all tournament at The Ponds and Aronson Park locations for $20. Cash or checks only.

Online Registration: Waitlist

Online Registration for the 14u Northern NAFA Nationals

Registration was paused at 128 teams, leaving 16 spots for teams that earn berth through qualifying tournaments this summer. If additional spots remain in June, those on the wait-list will be entered into the field.

2022 14U Platinum Champions: Falls Angels

Tournament Information

14 U Hotel Information

Tournament Contacts

Eric Kraushar

MN State Director - Tournament Director (Lakeville)

Phone: 651-328-7453

Tyler Chambers

Tournament Director - Prior Lake

Phone: 612-296-1736

Field Maps

2023 NAFA 14U Northern Nationals

Pool Play: July 27-28, 2023
Bracket Play: July 28-30, 2023

Parade of Teams: This event WILL return in 2023. We are working on the details.

Pin Trading: Optional -- teams can order pins; girls can trade with other teams during the tournament. Fun opportunity to meet girls from other teams.

Gift Exchange: all teams switch gift bags upon conclusion of their first pool game. Spend no more than $10-12. Think fun. Candy, Dollar Store items, etc. Teams will be sent a coach list to coordinate how many players they will need bags for.

Teams Registered

Number of Teams NAFA REG # Team Name Coach Name Registration Paid
1 WI23-14-11 GTS 14U Midwest Mike Brewer
2 WI23-14-08 Royals Fastpitch Jon Skarda
3 WI23-14-09 Wolves Fastpitch Jayson Werra
4 WI23-14-12 Oakfield Crush Aaron Schepp
5 MN23-14-46 Mankato Peppers Elite Amy Zellmer
6 WI23-14-02 Milwaukee Angels Chad Dornbach
7 IL23-14-08 Wasco Diamonds Christopher Van Degraft
8 WI23-14-15 Wisconsin Twisters Justin Munoz
9 WI23-14-16 New Berlin Heat Red James Sturino
10 MN23-14-23 Minnesota Elks Randy Backman
11 WI23-14-06 Rock River Stix Schwenn Doug Schwenn
12 IL23-14-16 Warren Wave TI Tina McIntosh
13 IL23-14-04 Warren Wave JY Jon Young
14 WI23-14-60 Madison Revolution Janisch Emi Janisch
15 WI23-14-10 Wisconsin Outlawz White Joe Daggett
16 WI23-14-19 West Bend Lightning Kelly Hooper
17 WI23-14-18 Wisconsin Rebels Jim Johnson
18 WI23-14-24 Polar Bear Fastpitch Black Steve Werner
19 WI23-14-23 Polar Bear Fastpitch Red Dave Much
20 WI23-14-35 South Appleton Rockers Reed Swick
21 WI23-14-59 Madison Revolution Voliva Bobby Voliva
22 WI23-14-39 Plover Nationals 14U Chad Newby
23 WI23-14-37 Plover Nationals 13U Andrew Bradley
24 MN23-14-39 Mission National 14U Lindsay Burr
25 MN23-14-20 MN Elite Novak Gary Novak
26 IL23-14-06 Kishwaukee Valley Storm Chris Sikon
27 WI23-14-20 Janesville Cyclones Maroon Bryan Naber
28 WI23-14-22 ESA 14U Prospects Paul Todarello
29 MN23-14-07 Minnesota Magic Gold Tom Thole
30 NE23-14-01 Nebraska Echoes Rasmussen Jeff Rasmussen
31 WI23-14-54 Wisconsin Extreme Deanna Gilane
32 WI23-14-13 Southwest Storm Alicia Bockhop
33 MN23-12-05 MN Waves Schellhammer Meghan Schellhammer
34 WI23-14-55 WI Fear Fastpitch Dallas Cavegn
35 MN23-14-12 Midwest Speed Wilson Mark Wilson
36 MN23-14-13 Midwest Speed Pyrz Dave Pyrz
37 MN23-14-14 Midwest Speed Noren Corey Noren
38 MN23-14-03 Macstrength Grizzlies Matt Paulsen
39 WI23-14-36 Wisconsin Bandits Chris Sabish
40 IL23-14-14 Chicago Ravens John Metzger
41 WI23-14-26 Mississippi Valley Pride Blue Mesa Heit
42 WI23-14-27 Mississippi Valley Pride White Mesa Heit
43 IL23-14-40 Stateline Fury Futures 14U Vinnie Caiozzo
44 WI23-14-28 Southwest Wisconsin All Stars Dave Gratz
45 MN23-14-15 Midwest Speed Gold Ring Pat Ring
46 MN23-14-16 MN Warriors Gold Todd Bannie
47 WI23-14-30 Elkhorn Express Chad Schliepp
48 IL23-14-19 Elmhurst Emeralds David Wojcik
49 WI23-14-31 Northwest Lightning Emma Roehl
50 (Pending) Wisconsin Fastpitch Academy Mark Wirz
51 MN23-14-11 MN Stars '08 Mitch Peterson
52 SF Eclipse Scott Fairbrother
53 MN23-14-19 St. Croix Boom 14U Damen Lobinsky
54 MN23-14-08 Clutch Hitters Giesen Rob Giesen
55 MN23-14-09 Clutch Hitters Zimmerman Sam Zimmerman
56 IL23-14-55 Stateline Fury 13U Black Kurt Head
57 MN23-14-10 Clutch Hitters Hanson Jim Hanson
58 MN23-14-17 TC Blitz '09 Meghan Knipp
59 MN23-14-18 TC Blitz '08 Don Mittelstadt
60 MN23-14-24 MN CHAOS '09 Steve Huls
61 MN23-14-25 MN CHAOS '08 Morgan McPherson
62 MN23-14-48 Mankato Peppers Fitzloff Megan Fitzloff
63 MN23-14-47 Mankato Peppers Enter Tessa Enter
64 MN23-14-21 MN Elite Hall Jess Hall
65 ND23-14-03 West Fargo Fusion Alexis Burke
66 WI23-14-34 Johnson Creek Yellow Jackets Chris Pierick
67 MN23-14-33 Minnesota Stix Graphite Lizzy Hansen
68 MN23-14-34 Minnesota Stix Cardinal Addie Murry
69 MN23-14-35 MN Dynamite John Sireno
70 MN23-14-26 Winona WinStars Velocity Kristin Noble
71 MN23-14-05 MN ICE 13U Halupczok Scott Halupczok
72 MN23-14-06 MN ICE 08 Carpenter/Wagner Allison Carpenter
73 MN23-14-49 MN Magic 14U National Jake Privette
74 IL23-14-44 Bandits 14U Kris Van Horn
75 MN23-14-22 Minnesota Elite Lange Aaron Lange
76 MN23-14-37 MN SnoCatz 14U National Dayja Balck
77 MN23-14-38 MN SnoCatz 14UB Eric Jorgensen
78 MN23-14-42 White Bear Lake Bears Jordyn Rudolph
79 MN23-14-36 MN Royals 14U Jonie Freeberg
80 SD23-14-05 Tea Lightning Brett Somsen
81 WI23-14-40 Rhino Sports Academy WI Mike Biese
82 IL23-14-03 Rockford Extreme Bella Intravaia
83 SD23-14-02 TSC Riptide Casey Ottmar
84 SD23-14-03 TSC Thunder Josh Childress
85 SD23-14-01 TSC Inferno Tony Gabriel
86 WI23-14-33 Fire Pro 13U Matt Pionek
87 MN23-14-44 MN Stealth 14U Joseph Fittante
88 MN23-14-50 Lady Storm 14U Chad Dye
89 WI23-14-41 Seymour Flames Black Jason Bowe
90 ND23-14-01 Bismarck Sparks Gold Darby Krivoruchka
91 MN Bombers National Athena Garcia
92 WI23-14-42 G-Town Elite 14U Bob Williams
93 MN23-14-29 MN Moose 14U Howe Olivia Howe
94 MN23-14-30 MN Moose 14U Peterson Sophia Peterson
95 MN23-14-31 MN Moose 14U Schley Maggie Schley
96 MN23-12-14 MN Moose 12U Dan Johnson
97 MN23-14-54 Woodbury Royals Elite Nick McCloud
98 SD23-14-06 SF Sparks Justin Schneider
99 MN23-14-01 MN Waves Elite Daniel Beech
100 MN23-14-27 14U Starters/Catalyst Gold Mike Casalenda
101 IL23-14-33 Stingers David Doerhoefer
102 MN23-14-32 SE Flyers Bryan Todd
103 IL23-14-48 Express Fastpitch Derrick Meyers
104 MN23-14-02 MN Waves Gold Daniel Beech
105 MN23-14-28 14U Starters/Catalyst National Tim Holzhueter
106 MN23-14-45 MN Sox Zach Nienaber
107 SD23-14-10 SD Impact Tim Mescher
108 Badger Blitz Jess Ellestad
109 MN23-14-41 MN Thorns Izzy Wilhelm
110 SD23-14-09 South Dakota Smoke Scott Roth
111 MN23-12-21 Mission National 12U Jeremy Gavin
112 MN23-14-40 Owatonna Crush Jeremy Moran
113 SD23-14-11 TSC Black Ice Scott Eli
114 IA23-14-02 Central Iowa Kaos EBC Deryk Evens
115 Central Iowa Kaos '08 Josh Nolan
116 IA23-14-03 Central Iowa Kaos '09 Allison Ryan
117 MN23-14-53 MN Vortex 13U National John DenHartog
118 MN23-14-43 Armstrong Cooper 14U Red Melissa Rath
119 MN23-12-23 MN Vortex 12U Gold Scott Peterson
120 MN23-14-51 MN Vortex 14U National Jason Rudquist
121 MN23-14-52 MN Vortex 14U Gold Morgan Paavarud
122 SD23-14-08 SD Phoenix Sara Gohman
123 WI23-14-51 Twin Ports Rampage Tiffany Kirk
124 WI23-14-03 Sandpipers 14U Anthony Hamburge
125 ND23-14-02 Fargo-Moorhead Blaze Mike Skogen
126 MI23-14-02 Northern Chill Softball Vicky Myhren
127 North Iowa Heat Seth Thompson
128 SD23-14-13 BV Thunder Todd Williamson
129 MN23-14-57 Centennial Lakes Wlazlo Sarah Wlazlo
130 SD23-14-13 Dakota Energy Jim Drew
131 WI23-14-53 Warriors Fastpitch Gold Morgan Stensen
132 WI23-14-52 Warriors Fastpitch Maroon Megan Wallace
133 Apple Valley Fusion Black Kris Scholz
134 Zimmerman Navy Jessica Ackerman
135 MN23-14-56 Fairmont Cardinals Jamie Williamson
W1 Bloomington Blast Blue Amy Belisle-Keith
W2 MN23-12-27 MN Vortex Kopsichke Mike Kopischke
W3 (Pending) Andover Huskies Patty Grant
W4 MN Blast Tyler Korby
W5 Spring Lake Park Blue Joe Nusbaum
W6 MN23-14-55 Mounds View Green Tom Spencer

Looking back at the 2022 tournament

2022 NAFA Northern Nationals 14U Pools & Brackets


1st - Falls Angels, 2nd - MN Moose Orange, 3rd - Ohio Hawks, 4th - Germantown Fastpitch

1st - MN Magic Privette, 2nd - White Bear Lake Bears, 3rd - MN Bombers 12U National, 4th - Wisconsin Redbirds

1st - MN Starters Gold, 2nd - MN Vortex Uittenbogaard, 3rd -  Sycamore Sycos, 4th - Soderville Bengals

1st - Centennial Lakes Johnson, 2nd - MN Waves Beech, 3rd - MN Moose Blue, 4th - Seymour Flames Black