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TNLI 99 - Takes 1st Place in the USSSA Columbus Day Bash
TNLI 99 - Takes 1st Place in the USSSA Sept Shootout
TNLI 2000 Takes 2nd Place at the USSSA CYA Labor Day Tourney

Welcome to the Home of Team Nitro Long Island Fastpitch.

Team Nitro Long Island Fastpitch (TNLI) is an elite fastpitch softball youth organization based on Long Island, New York. We are made up of various teams, each at different levels of independent travel ball.

Our motto is Education through Athletics. We strive to teach both the game of softball and the game of life. The girls achieve this via activities both and on the off the field of play.

For the 2013-14 seasons, TNLI has a total of five teams, two at the 12U level, two at the 14U level and one playing an 18U Showcase and a National tournament schedule.

Our two 12U teams are called Team 2001 & Team 12U. Team 2001 is taking an aggressive approach to bring the team into the upper competitive ranks of 12U softball. Team 12U is a team focusing on player and team development by playing an independant league schedule.

Our 14U teams (Team 99 & TEam 14U) will play at a highly competitive regional tournament level with the expectation to play in a National-type tournament at the end of the 2014 season.

Our 18U team (Team 18U Elite) is coached by legendary college coaches John 'Monte' Montefusco and Bob Cozzetto who each have over 40 years of coaching college, HS and Travel ball experience. They will play at the highly competitive national level and in College Showcase tournaments in order to expose player to college coaches for recruitment.

For more information on each of the team, check out their team pages by clicking on them.

Announcing TNLI 12U - a 12U Travel Ball Team

Team Nitro LI is proud to announce the re-formation of Team Nitro LI 12U under the managerial guidance and direction of Steve Rivera. Coach Steve brings over 10 years of competitive travel ball experience with him and is looking to develop and grow TNLI 12U into a elite travel ball team. For more information on the team and to arrange a possible tryout see the Team 12U tab located on the lefthand side of this page.

********** PLAYERS WANTED **********

General tryouts for all Team Nitro LI teams have concluded but most teams are still looking for one or two high impact players to fill out their rosters.

Team 99 - Is looking for an experienced Pitcher and one Impact Player looking to play top level 14U/16U softball.

Team 12U - Is looking for players that are eager to learn the game and work hard at developing their skill sets to become an Elite Travel Ball Team

Team 2001 - Is looking for an Impact Player

If you are a hardworking and dedicated player who is looking to take your game to the next level then Team Nitro is right for you.

For a individual tryout, please email or one of the manager's listed on the contact page directly.

All inquires and tryouts are kept confidential.

Managers & Coaches Wanted

TNLI is always looking for high character value people to take on managerial and coaching responsibilites. If you believe you are the type of coach that is looking to join one of the highest quality organization with a great reputation, contact Coach Caz at or 516-551-4466 to discuss further. 

Benefits Of Playing For Team Nitro LI

- Well Established, Extremely Respected & High Reputation LI Fast Pitch organization

- Professionally Run with Financial Statements, Coaches, Players and Parents Codes of Conduct, etc...

- No Cost Access to highly experienced College, Travel and HS Coaches on TNLI staff

- Team player count kept at minimum size to maximize playing time

- Free Weekly Training for Pitchers and Catchers to grow their respective skill set.

- Most Comprehensive and Industry Best Winter Training programs

Expected Teams for 2013-14 Seasons

For the Fall 2013 and Spring/Summer 2014 seasons, Team Nitro LI has a total of five (5) teams participating at various levels of play.

The 18U Elite team will continued to be coached by College Coaches John 'Monte' Montefusco and Bob Cozzetto and play primarily a College Showcase schedule.

There are two 14U teams, TNLI 99 (players born in 1999 or later), a second year 14U team coached by Mike Glaser and Team 14U, a team playing at a less demanding travel ball schedule coached by Jimmy Rodgers. TNLI 99 will play a highly competitive travel ball tournament schedule and look to attend one of the Nationals tournaments at the end of the 2014 Summer.

Two 12U teams, the first (Team 2001) was formed last year and is managed by Dr. Lewis Jassey. This team will play an aggressive travel ball schedule with option to qualify and play for a National tournament come the end of the 2014 Summer. The second 12U team (Team 12U) will play a standard League schedule to allow the players to grow and develop their softball skill set into a highly competitive travel ball team.

If you have any questions regarding any of our teams or potential opportunities, please don't hestitate to contact Coach Caz at or 516-551-4466 to discuss further. 

As always, all calls and inquires will be kept highly confidential.

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