WILMETTE WAVES       Estab. 2000 
                           Serving New Trier Twp (IL) since 2000                        

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General Manager:
  Don Wallace

Head Coach:

 Mike Napoleon

Assistant Coaches:
  John Nasshan

   Dillon Napoleon

Corporate Partners
 Robert W. Baird & Co.
 deGiulio Kitchen Design  Gelber Group                       
 L.Woods Pine Lodge
 Marquette Partners
 Wildfire Restaurant
 Wilmette Sport Shop
 IL Baseball Academy

Advisory Board
 Chris Beacom
 Scott Hall
 Mike Hedge 
 Howard Katz                 
 Peter McNitt
 Rich O'Donnell
 Bill Sharp
 Joe Tilson
Advisors Emeritus
 John Blanchard
 Dick Cagney
 Brian Gelber                         
 Jim Heinz       Geo.Klenovich                          Jeff Kost
 Bo LaMotte        
 Al London
 Jim Lucas
 Bill Pritz
 Brian Rosinski
 Brian Russell
 Don Shapiro
 Scott Turban                        
 Jay Wertheimer
              WILMETTE WAVES 2017         
     Thanks to ALL players, parents, coaches for a GREAT season
Sat 7/15: Semi: Waves 10, PA 9 (in 10); Sat Final: Waves 13, EV 3              
                Waves Win 2017 CM League Championship                                                                                                 
                     2017 Waves Award Winners
                     MV Player: Peter Burnside
                   MV Picher: Andrew Kost
                     Golden Bat: Henry Pelinski           
                     Golden Glove: Donald Stricklin                                      
                     Coaches' Award: Kyle Caponi

                       General Manager's Award: Jeff Kost  
                    Full League tournament results at SCCMBL tab
           2017 Suburban Chicago Connie Mack League
              Evanston (Frank Consiglio)      Morton Grove (Ed Toledo)
         Highland Park (Dan Casey)       Palatine (Brent Carroll)
         Loyola (Nick Bridich)               Wilmette (Mike Napoleon)
                          League President: Don Wallace

    The Wilmette Waves were co-founded in 2000 by GM Don Wallace and Head Coach Mike Napoleon and have recorded 18 consecutive over-.500 seasons. Over 95 Waves' alumni have gone on to play college baseball, 7 have played professionally.
    For its first 11 seasons the Waves played as an 18U American Legion team, winning the IL Legion Championship in 2004. Since 2011 the team has been affiliated with Connie Mack Baseball, won the IL Connie Mack Championship in 2013 and the Suburban Chicago CM League Championship in  2013, 2014 and 2017.
    Since 2008 all Waves' players have been students at New Trier High School (Winnetka,IL).
    Mike Napoleon is a teacher and also Head Baseball Coach at New Trier HS. Don Wallace is a Managing Director of investment firm Robert W. Baird and also serves as President of the 6-team Suburban Chicago Connie Mack League.
    Coach Napoleon finished 2017 with 463 career Waves' victories, a career winning percentage of .679 and 18 consecutive over .500 seasons as the Waves' head coach. As a high school coach, in April 2016 Mike became the 5th Illinois coach to achieve 800 career wins as a head varsity baseball coach.




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