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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.  

July 29th -- SportsCity is adding an additional 13U team and 15U team.  See below for more info / tryouts / Coach contact.

Tryout Schedule -- Tryouts info isposted below.   Pre-register for tryouts and watch this page for announcements.  

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

  • Video Tour of SportsCity!

  • 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.

  • Catching Training from Wyatt Mascarella, former catcher for D-I St. John’s University and in the Kansas City Royals organization. 

  • Indoor Team Practice Schedule:  One Weekend day (starts Nov 1st) and One Weeknight (starts Dec 1) from through March 31. 

    • Additional team practices in Spring and Summer at coach discretions also available at no cost.​

  • 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 at Team Tryout & Registration page


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

  • 9U Coach Mike Thinnes

  • 10U Coach Justen Lehr

  • 11U Coach Kevin Thurston​

  • 12U Coach Terry Foster​

  • 13U Coach Toby Holtz - Tryouts are complete

  • ​13U Coach Curt Kenney

    • NEW 13U Team - Contact Coach Kenney for a private tryout

  • 14U Coach Steve Bergdahl​

  • 14U Coach Adam Varrassi​

  • 15U Coach Bill Shanko​

  • 15U Coach Beckman

    • NEW 15U Team - tryouts:  Sun Aug 1st 2pm-4pm, Mon Aug 2nd 6pm-8pm.  At SportsCity​

  • 16U Coach Dan Schmitz​

  • 17U / 18U Steve Starcher ​

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 aseball 2021 / 2022 Tryout Registration.

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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