ABOUT US

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

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 the Fall

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

 

14u #1 team plays in 2-3 Surf City Showcase tournaments or Triple Crown Showcase Tournaments in Southern California, and 2-3 local Nor Cal tournaments and/or friendlies and practice on off weekends.  

 

14u #2 team plays in 4-6 tournaments in Northern California and practice on off weekends.  

 

16u teams play in 2-3 Surf City Showcase tournaments or Triple Crown Showcase Tournaments in Southern California, and 2-3 local Nor Cal tournaments and friendlies and practice on off weekends.  

 

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

 

In the Spring: (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 the Summer:

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

 

14u #1 team will play PGF and ASA qualifiers, Colorado Triple Crown Junior Sparkler, Triple Crown or Surf City Showcase, local Nor Cal tournaments and PGF or ASA Nationals.

 

14u #2 team will play PGF and/or ASA qualifiers, Colorado, local Nor Cal tournaments and PGF, ASA or Triple Crown Nationals.

 

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