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

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General Manager:
  Don Wallace

Head Coach:

 Mike Napoleon

Assistant Coach:
  John Nasshan

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 2016                    Waves go 15-0 in League reg. season, 2-1 in playoffs and finish 24-7 overall                                    CM League Playoffs                                                          Wed 7/13      Thu 7/14        Fri 7/15       Sat 7/16 @ WL (Duke)
     WL 12, MG 2   WL 6, PA 1     PA 10, MG3   9:30 LA 3, WL 0
EV 8, HP 4     LA 6, HP 0      EV 3, LA,2   12:00 PA 11, EV 1
                                                                   2:30  Champ.:PA 7,LA 4                               Palatine wins 2016 SCCMBL Championship                                           2016 Waves' Award Winners                                  
                                   MVPlayer: Will McNulty
                        MVPitcher: Thomas Nugent
                        Golden Bat: Martin Duffy
                        Golden Glove: Sean Douaire
                        Coaches' Award: Jack Falk

       2016 SCCMBL Final Standings posted at SCCMBL Tab above       

                       2016 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 17 consecutive over-.500 seasons. Over 85 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 both 2013 and 2014.
    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 2016 with 442 career Waves' victories, a career winning percentage of .678 and 17 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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