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Deerfield Youth Baseball & Softball Association


Registration deadlines for Spring House Leagues:

Early bird discount - register on or before January 19, 2020

Baseball registration deadline - March 13, 2020

Softball registration deadline - April 5, 2020


IMPORTANT NOTE 1: There is a $25 early bird discount for all registrations completed ON or BEFORE January 19, 2020.

IMPORTANT NOTE 2: LATE REGISTRATIONS MAY NOT BE HONORED AND ARE SUBJECT TO A $100 LATE FEE.  Registrations after the deadlines (March 13th for Baseball and April 5th for Softball) will be at the discretion of the DYBA Commissioner and will be subject to a $100 late fee.  PLEASE REGISTER ON TIME.


Click on the link below to go to the registration page:


Link to registration site


Find more information on Spring Leagues, click on "Baseball" and "Softball" sections of DYBA website.

Free House Softball Clinics by Game On! Sports

Proud to Throw Clinic with DYBA, Sunday, Feb. 9


The basic skill of throwing a ball properly can have a huge, lasting impact on girls’ confidence during times of active play, including recess and P.E. So join us and learn the fundamental skills necessary to throwing GirlStrong. As part of this clinic, Game On! will offer a technique sheet so that parents are able to continue the learning momentum at home.

Open to ALL girls in PreK (must be 4 years old) – 4th grade. (Not limited to DYBA players)

*Note that this clinic is not for advanced/travel athletes.

Parents are welcome to stay and join in the fun!

Sunday, Feb. 9
1:00-2:30 p.m.
Deerfield High School gym
1959 Waukegan Road, Deerfield, IL 60015

Additionally, Dr. Emma Minx (the chiropractor for the Chicago Bears and former softball player) will be running clinics on 2/23 & 3/8. 
Emma played softball for the IL Chill and at Glenbrook North. Played middle infield at DePauw University, and went to Softball World Series twice. Her specialties include - defense, catching and hitting
Also, assisting is Kate Blankshain owner of Rally PT.  Kate played travel softball with Trevians and then at New Trier high school and Williams college... center and right field... 

Announcing the new DYBA Board of Directors for 2019-2020

On Monday, October 7th, 2019 the following DYBA Board of Directors was officially voted into service.  Congratulations to all new members and welcome.  We look forward to a great year of baseball and softball.

Commissioner                                      Paul Chanan

Assistant Commissioner                        Ryan Twose

Immediate Past Commissioner              Dan McGrath   

Secretary                                            Emily Nagler

Treasurer                                            Art Silverman

Director of House Baseball                    Harley Rosenthal

Directors of House Softball                    Lauren Freedman/Jeseca Killeen

Directors of Travel Baseball                   Todd Rubin/Brandon Nagler

Directors of Travel Softball                     Lara Richie/Jay Silber

Director of Technology/Registration        Joe Sanger

Directors of Fundraising                         Paige Farber/Jeff Samuels

Directors of Equipment                          Matt Lusardi/Renee Haase

Director of Publicity                               Jamie Izaks

Director of Umpires/Scheduler                Mike S

Director of Fields                                   Mike Danielewicz

New Policy Regarding Teammate Requests


The DYBA team selection process is designed to create even teams in each division and attempt to create the most competitive and fun balance for all players involved. Every effort is taken to eliminate the possibility of unbalanced teams. For those reasons, DYBA does not allow friendship requests for its Baseball or Softball teams.  Requests for placement of a child on a team with another child, a specific coach outside of their own parent/guardian, and/or a carpool group will not be considered.

            Simultaneously, acknowledging that parent volunteers are the backbone of the DYBA organization, parent volunteer coaches may request to coach their own child alongside up to one (1) other coach under the following guidelines:

  1. All volunteers who would like to coach must be registered as a Coach/Assistant Coach/Manager in the DYBA registration system and must pass the background check process.
  2. For any coach pairing request to be considered, each of the Coaches/Managers must also request each other to ensure the coach requests are mutual. For Example: If Coach Smith requests to be paired with Coach Jones, then Coach Jones must also request to be paired with Coach Smith.
  3. No more than two (2) coach volunteers can request to be placed on the same team with each other.

DYBA will then make every effort to place the requesting coaches on the same team.  Please note that while every effort will be made, this is not a guarantee.

All siblings/relatives within the same age group will automatically be placed on the same team unless otherwise directed by their parents/guardians.

To request that coaches be placed on the same team, please follow these guidelines. Coach requests are only accepted in the comments section of the coach registration system once registration for that specific league opens. No phone or email requests will be accepted. All correctly submitted coach pairing requests will be recorded for consideration, but, as always, not guaranteed. The DYBA League Board and each of the Baseball/Softball Directors reserve all final decisions on teams to accommodate extenuating circumstances as may be needed.

***** 2019 SHED HOURS *****


Tuesdays:      6:00 PM - 8:00PM

Thursdays:     6:00 PM - 8:00PM

Saturdays:     8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Please email for any requests or shed needs


Shed Days and Hours are subject to change

If you have any issues, we can be reached at



Shed Hours -

If you were unable to return the equipment by that time, please email to make arrangements.


Deerfield Youth Baseball and Softball marched in the Deerfield Fourth of July Parade this year.


There were a lot of players, coaches and families who came to support the league and march in the parade, thank you!

DYBA Mission Statement

The purpose of the Deerfield Youth Baseball and Softball Association shall be to help promote and maintain high moral character as well as good mental and physical health in the young people involved in the baseball and softball programs. This objective will be attained by providing supervised athletic games. The supervisors shall bear in mind at all times that the attainments of exceptional athletic skill or winning of games is secondary to the objective herein.

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28835 N. Herky #213
Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044
P: 1-847-729-7767