The founders of this program built it on a philosophy that includes words like character, responsibility, sportsmanship and teamwork.

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Head Coach 

Juan Salas


Professional Coach

Howie McCann

McCann's Windward Academy



2018-2019 TRYOUT
June 24th 2018
Location: Hopewell Bell Memorial Park
15245 Bell Park Rd, Milton, GA 30004
TIME: Registration: 12:30PM
Tryout: 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Indvidually scheduled small group tryouts may be used based on feedback.

You can visit the Hopewell Travel Tryout link below to register for tryouts:

Please contact Coach Juan at or 573-578-5889 if interested in trying out or if you need a tryout date alternative to June 24th.

9U Hawks Overview

We are looking for players and families that desire to be champions on and off the field. This is a baseball first team and we are looking for like-minded players and families. We will focus on complete player development;  Speed, strength and agility sessions, position specific small group training with individual improvement plan, multiple team practices per week with guaranteed field time and plan on playing in both travel league and tournament play. All players will receive pitching lessons and have the opportunity to develop as pitchers if that is one of their goals.

Program Affiliations and Strengths
We realize the power of relationships and best of breed partnerships. That’s why we have partnered with McCann Windward Baseball Academy for professional coaching and indoor facility access. Hopewell Hawks 9u will obtain the best of both worlds, capitalizing on not only the high level coaching of the Hopewell program, but also on the deep staff of multiple organizations to augment and streamline our training and baseball disciplines. With a wide base of professional coaches, trainers and competencies, we will be able to maximize your son’s development and structure a program that elicits the best possible outcome and improvement! Each child’s progress will be monitored and measured through all 3 seasons (Fall, Winter, Spring) to achieve maximum competitive results and readiness for high-level tournament play.

Stunning Brand New Facilities, Fields, Cages and Support
Our top notch indoor facilities and impeccable new baseball fields are available and we have full access to them. Full -time, every day and night access provides the flexibility for our coaches, team schedules, affiliations, and tournament hosting to be maximized unlike any other program. Efficiency and execution within Hopewell, McCann Windward Academy will be second to none and will reap huge dividends for players.

Windward Academy Partner Information
McCann Windward Baseball Academy
1180 Tidwell Rd # 201 
Alpharetta, GA 30004

Player Budgets include but not limited to…
• Fall, Spring, and Summer Tournament schedule
• Personal Coaching Program from Windward Academy 
• Performance Implementation by Windward 
• Numerous Evaluations from each professional discipline
• Winter Program from McCann Windward Baseball Academy
• Professional Baseball Coaches;  Affiliations with MLB organizations & reps
• Top Notch Indoor Facilities and Guaranteed Field Access to Amazing New Fields at Bell memorial Park

Some of our Baseball Coaches and Performance Specialists
Howie McCann: Father of MLB player Brian McCann, owner and trainer
Eric Gaylord: Experienced with IF/OF and overall field general. 
Jeff Trout: 25 years of baseball professional training; hitting; Jeff has been successful training numerous of our Hawks age levels and has a very effective hitting instructor, amongst other disciplines.