ABOUT US

Haley Woods is at the helm of the Cal Nuggets!!!

Haley Woods has decided to connect all the dots of her softball career and form her own organization - the Cal Nuggets.

 

Woods spent her youth career as a West Bay Nugget and her collegiate career as a Cal Bear so when it came to naming her own organization.......Cal Nuggets seemed like the perfect fit.



The Cal Nuggets are a fastpitch softball organization modeled after the highly successful Nuggets of the 90's.  We are based out of the Belmont, CA area in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Former Cal Berkeley standout catcher, Haley Woods is at the helm and the Cal Nuggets are making an impact on the national fastpitch scene.

Cal Nuggets Mission Statement

The Cal Nuggets mission is to offer a positive and competitive environment for female student-athletes to thrive in.  Our goal is to provide players with a positive experience where they can develop their skills while finding the right college fit.  Cal Nuggets is a place for highly competitive softball players that have the dreams and work ethic to play in college.  Cal Nuggets will focus on teaching life skills through softball while providing student-atheltes with an environment where they can grow, compete, and succeed.

 

 

What type of player is the best fit for the CAL NUGGETS?

The Cal Nuggets organization is geared toward extremely committed and highly competitive players.  We offer 12u, 14u, 16u, and 18 Gold teams and all of our teams play competitive schedules.  We want players who commit to Cal Nuggets being their top priority.  We want players who want to work to get better every day.  We want players who aspire to play college softball.  We want players who believe in team first.  We want players who want to compete and win.  

 

 

 

 

What is a typical CAL NUGGETS Tournament Schedule?

In a typical Fall season

12u team plays in 4-6 tournaments in Northern California and practice on off weekends.

 

14u team plays in 2-3 Surf City Showcase tournaments and Triple Crown Showcase Tournaments in Southern California, and 2-3 local Nor Cal tournaments and/or friendlies and practice on off weekends.   

 

16u team play in 2-3 Surf City Showcase tournaments and Triple Crown Showcase Tournaments in Southern California, the D9 Showcase in Florida, and 1-2 local Nor Cal tournaments and friendlies and practice on off weekends.  

 

18 Gold team plays in 2-3 Surf City Showcase tournaments and Triple Crown Showcase Tournaments in Southern California, the D9 Showcase in Florida, and 1-2 local Nor Cal tournaments and friendlies and practice on off weekends.

 

 

In a typical Spring season: (12u and 14u middle school players) February to May:

12u will typically play 3-4 local tournaments in Stockton, Salinas or Roseville (these may be PGF or ASA qualifiers), 1 tournament in Fresno, 1 tournament in Las Vegas and 1-2 friendlies.  

 

14u will typically play 3-4 local tournaments in Stockton, Salinas or Roseville, 1 tournament in Las Vegas, 1-2 tournaments in Southern California and 1-2 friendlies.

 

 

In a typical Summer season:

12u team will play PGF and ASA qualifiers, local Nor Cal tournaments, and either PGF, ASA, or Triple Crown Nationals.

 

14u team will play PGF and ASA qualifiers, Colorado IDT, Triple Crown and Surf City Showcases, local Nor Cal tournaments and PGF or ASA Nationals.

 

16u team will play PGF Qualifiers, Colorado Fireworks tournament in Aurora or Colorado IDT in Boulder, Surf City Showcases, Triple Crown So Cal tournaments, local Nor Cal tournaments and PGF Nationals.

 

18 Gold team will play PGF Qualifiers, Colorado Fireworks tournament in Aurora or Colorado IDT in Boulder, Surf City Showcases, Triple Crown So Cal tournaments, local Nor Cal tournaments and PGF Nationals.