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Welcome to SportsCity Academy Travel baseball!  

2021/2022 Team Information - SportsCity will field Teams from 9U to 18U in 2021/2022.  Tryouts dates are posted below.  

Pre-register for tryouts and watch this page for announcements.  We are also looking for a 10U team Manager for next year.  Contact Mike Turner for more info.  

SportsCity Baseball provide an excellent travel baseball experience, with a host of benefits at a reasonable cost.  Our Player Package includes:

  • Full Membership at SportsCity Academy through July 31, 2022 including

    • UNLIMITED hitting in our Iron Mike batting cages at any time.

    • UNLIMITED use of unreserved tunnel time - both at no additional cost!

  • Extensive professional training with Matt Schmidt, SportsCity's lead baseball instructor.

  • Speed & Agility / Strength & Conditioning training at David Speed Center ( one weekday evening.

  • Indoor Team Practice Schedule:  One Weekend day and One Weeknight from Nov 1 through March 31. 

  • Full equipment & uniform package

  • Regular season games in the MCBL (9u-14u)

  • 6-8 tournaments (all teams)

  • See the Full Player Package

SportsCity Slam and Select programs offer players a comprehensive travel baseball experience for very reasonable costs. And we offer proven fundraisers to help everyone afford travel baseball.

Check out SportsCity Academy - Your baseball training home at McHenry County's Best Indoor Facility

2021/2022 TEAM TRYOUT DATES & REGISTRATION - Team tryouts schedules are listed below.   Pre-register and you will get updates when tryout date/times are announced in July 2021.  Pre-Register at Team Tryout & Registration page

10U Manager - we are looking for a 10U Managers for our 2021/2022.  If you have an existing team or are an experienced Manager wanting to get into travel baseball, contact Mike Turner to discuss opportunities.  

Tryouts for the 2021/2022 season are listed below.   Please pre-register for team tryouts.    

  • 9U Coach Mike Thinnes

    • July 6th 645pm​

  • 11U Coach Kevin Thurston​

    • July 7th 645pm​

  • 12U Coach Terry Foster​

    • July 12th 645pm & July 18th 645pm

  • 13U Coach Toby Holtz​

    • July 6th ​8pm, July 12th 530pm, & July 20th 645pm

  • 14U Coach Steve Bergdahl​

    • June 23rd 7pm, June 25th 7pm, June 29th 7pm​, July 7th 8pm, July 9th 7pm

  • 14U Coach Adam Varrassi​

    • July 7th 7pm, July 12th 8pm, July 20th 8pm​

  • 15U Coach Bill Shanko​

    • July 19th 645pm​

    • July 20th 6pm (note - Merryman Park #7 in Woodstock)

  • 16U Coach Dan Schmitz​

    • TBD​

  • 17U / 18U Steve Starcher ​

    • TBD​

Note -- any schedule updates or changes will be posted on this page, our Facebook page, and also sent to everyone who pre-registers.  

Contact -- For more information about SportsCity Baseball, contact Mike Turner, Managing Director / Director of SportsCity Travel Sports at,

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SportsCity Academy

McHenry County's premier indoor training facility.


About SportsCity Academy

Train Hard! Play Better!

SportsCity Academy LLC is dedicated to improving access, training and opportunities for local athletes. SportsCity Academy is locally owned and operated. We value our customers and their input on how we can serve them better.

SportsCity Academy 
1269 Cobblestone Way 
Woodstock, IL 60098 

General Manager - Kim Turner,

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