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First Home-Schooled Softball Team to Launch in 2018

Will play full schedule of games vs. private and public schools and regional home-school programs and tournaments with games concluding in May www.tnheatsports.com

The Tennessee Heat will begin a softball program for home-schooled student athletes, grades 8-12, for varsity and junior varsity in the spring 2018 season. Up to 20 players will be selected for the first home-school softball team in Middle Tennessee. The Tennessee Heat is an athletic organization with home-schooled athletes in Middle Tennessee.

Download Official Press Release – Softball Program Launch (Adobe PDF)

Tryout Details and Location:

Tryouts for the first Tennessee Heat softball team will be:

  • Saturday, Jan. 6th – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 9th – 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 13th – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Tryouts Will Be Held At:

Cedar Creek Sports Center Indoor Facility
10070 Lebanon Rd.
Mt. Juliet TN 37122

Heat values include: Love, Hope, Discipline, Identity, Accountability, Leadership, Teamwork, Excellence, Integrity, Humility, Courage,  and Respect.

About the Coach:

Duane Biggs returns to the Tennessee Heat after serving as the head coach of Heat baseball from 2014-15, with seven years of high school head coaching experience (two years public school, five years home school). Duane relocated to Mississippi and returned to Tennessee in 2017, and works as a project manager for Design Construction in Portland. He has 15 years of pastoral ministry experience and brings a resume of values and vision for Christian leadership to the Heat athletic programs. He and his wife Beth have three children.

Duane Biggs Family

For More Information:

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About TN Heat – How You Can Help:

This is a first-year, upstart program. Financial donations are beneficial to the team, and Tennessee Heat is a 501(c)3 organization. Click here for more Giving information.


TN Heat Girl’s Softball Announcement

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Saturday, October 7 (weather permitting)

Victory Baptist Church
1777 Tate Lane, Mt. Juliet

9th-12th grade girls*

*There may be another tryout date posted for 7th and 8th grade girls, depending on attendance


  • We will not be part of a league this season, but plan have several scrimmages and participate in tournaments.
  • Please have all forms filled out and with you at tryouts.
  • If you have equipment, please bring it.  If not, some items will be available to use.
  • I am in need of parent volunteers for the tryouts and throughout the upcoming season. If interested, please email me at mckaybrian@charter.net.
  • Please be aware: there is no access to restrooms, so plan accordingly.
  • Please bring a water bottle.

Contact Brian McKay at 615-480-6162 or mckaybrian@charter.net with any questions.