The Strike Zone Baseball Academy

Call 847-710-2932

High School


Holiday Program (Varsity - College Players)
(17u- 21yr)

Come work with former professional players Wilson Batista and Dustin DeMars. Wilson reached as high as triple A with the NY Mets and played 15 years of pro ball. Dustin was with the Chicago dogs last 2 season and played in the Mexican league before that. 

The Holiday Program is back again. Year after year this is one of our most exciting programs.

 The Camp will focus on hitting, pitching and fielding. 

 What a great way to spend your holiday break and get ready for High School & Travel tryouts.

 Sign up for one day or multiple days.

 Dates- December 23,26,27,30

             January  2,3

Time- 4-6pm 
Cost- $69
Location- Strike Zone Glenview


Strike Zone Pre-Season Program


Open to All High School Age


(this program is open to High School Freshmen,  Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors)


$329.00 per 9 date session 

$499.00 if you sign up for MON and WED sessions 


MON night session (8:30-9:45pm):   

DEC  16/ JAN 6, 13, 20, 27 / FEB 3, 10, 17, 24


WED night session (8:30-9:45pm):   

DEC  18 / JAN 8, 15, 22, 29 / FEB 5,12,19, 26

Session sizes will be limited (no overcrowding)

Use of the ENTIRE facility from 8:30-945pm

3-FULL length cages

1-Short length drill cage

2-95’ Throwing lanes

1-Defensive drill work / wall ball area

2-ACTIVE Instructors with Varsity level coaching experience and years of elite travel experience

3-Pitching Machines


MON session instruction will focus on hitting, WED session instruction will focus on defense, but participants will have freedom to hit/field/throw on either day

The Strike Zone Advantage (over facilities with comparable programs):

  • Lower Price

  • The BEST, most experienced instructors in the area

  • More workout opportunities (11 dates verse 7 or 8)

  • Longer hours (1:15min per date verse one hour)

  • Much Larger Space

  • More Cages

  • Multiple, and Longer Throwing Lanes

  • Defensive Drill Area

Program will be run by Strike Zone veteran instructors Joe Knudsen (Asst Head Varsity Coach—Evanston HS) and Paul Kosinski (Varsity Head Coach—North Shore Country Day School).  This duo has a combined 20+ years of HS coaching experience and 35+ years of Elite level travel coaching experience.