The Strike Zone Baseball Academy
Call 847-710-2932
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Why Train at the Strike Zone?

Our goal is to build confidence in every individual player that steps foot into The Strike Zone Baseball and Softball Academy. We take great pride in our instruction and interaction with each client. We strive to promote a positive atmosphere for players, when training in our facility.

We will do all we can to help each and every individual be successful. Our goal is to make your player a better baseball or softball player...plain and simple. We've been in business since 1993. Our staff has given more lessons, camps and clinics then all the other academies in the area COMBINED.

  • All instructors with minimum of 5 years of professional teaching experience
  • Positive interactive relationship with local community baseball organizations
  • Over 75 former students currently playing collegiate baseball
  • Over 130 current students currently playing high-school baseball
  • Over 130 years of combined professional baseball teaching experience
  • Over 70% of ALL PLAYERS currently playing at New Trier and Loyola...
  • Two former instructors currently playing in Major League Baseball - Rosales and Kontos

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2025 Johns Drive
Glenview, IL 60025

Phone: 847-710-2932


Hours of Operation

MONDAY - THURSDAY 4:00 - 10:00
FRIDAY - CLOSED
SATURDAY/SUNDAY - 10:00 - 4:00

About Us

About Us

Our professional staff is knowledgeable, personable, and maintains the highest standards offered anywhere in the Chicago area. While each instructor may have different specialties, we are eager to work with all skill levels. Students can expect to improve their pitching, fielding and hitting skills and have a great time doing it. Private lessons are available 7 days a week by appointment.

The area leader in private and group instruction, we are the clear choice for the aspiring player. The Strike Zone has graduated over five hundred varsity high school players and can boast dozens playing currently in the college and professional ranks.

Camps and Clinics

Camps and Clinics

You can expect The Strike Zone to deliver the most versatile and complete schedule of group classes and clinics offered anywhere. Instruction can start with players as young as 4 years old. Virtually every age of player’s needs are addressed and you can count on the instruction to be age and competition appropriate!

We offer camps and clinics throughout the year, including our Winter Hitting League and Winter Break Camps. You can also take advantage of our "No School" sessions or any of our various age-specific programs. Regardless of age, skill level or season, The Strike Zone offers something for everyone.

"The Strike Zone is real baseball for real players. It is without question one of the strongest instructional facilities in the Chicagoland area."

Eric Karros ESPN Baseball Analyst, Former Chicago Cub, Los Angeles Dodger, and NL Rookie of the Year

"The Strike Zone staff is as solid as it gets. The formula there is simple. Their sole purpose is to teach the game, and right now, they do it better than anybody else."

Adam Rosales, Arizona Diamondbacks

"I've had the pleasure to work with the Strike Zone and their staff for the last fifteen years. They do an outstanding job of developing and teaching the fundamentals of baseball to players of all abilities."

Mike Napoleon, Illinois Hall of Fame Baseball Coach