Mike Napoleon Assistant Coaches:
David Jewell Corporate Partners
Robert W. Baird & Co.
deGiulio Kitchen Design
BMO Harris Bank
L.Woods Pine Lodge
Wilmette Sport Shop
Jim Heinz Geo.Klenovich Jeff Kost
WILMETTE WAVES 2015
Friday: Waves beat MG 1-0 behind Brecht no-hitter Saturday July 18: League Final 4 at NTHS Field
9:30 Loyola 4, Waves 2 (in 8 innings)
11:45 Northbrook 1,Palatine 0 (in 8 innings)
Loyola 10, Northbrook 0 in League Championship Game 2015 League Champion is Loyola
Waves finish season 15-13-1 Waves' 2015 Award Winners
Most Valuable Player: Ryan Acri
Most Valuable Pitcher: Ben Brecht
Golden Bat: Michael Hurley
Golden Glove: Will McNulty
Coaches' Award: Dylan McGuire
General Mgr Award: Brian Gelber
Evanston and Prairie Gravel to join Connie Mack League in 2016
One '16 League opening remains; contact Don Wallace if interested
The Wilmette Waves were co-founded in 2000 by GM Don Wallace and Head Coach Mike Napoleon and have recorded 16 consecutive over-.500 seasons. Over 80 Waves' alumni have gone on to play college baseball, 6 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 NTHS. Don Wallace is a Managing Director of investment firm Robert W. Baird and also serves as President of the 8-team Suburban Chicago Connie Mack League.
Coach Napoleon finished 2015 with 418 career victories as the Waves' head coach.