Slammers Training Academy

28427 North Ballard Drive (Unit A-D) Lake Forest, IL 60045 // View Map

Slammers Hours & Information

Monday-Thursday: 2:00 - 8:00pm
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Phone: 847-816-6572 or Email:
Kyle // Ed // Frank // Matt // Daryl

Welcome to Slammers Training Academy (Lake Forest, IL)

Slammers offers Professional Instruction, Training Programs and Camps/Clinics and the facility is easily accessible from anywhere in the North Shore. Slammers is your one-stop Shop for all Baseball and Softball, carrying ALL lines from most vendors including your favorite to the most popular products in the market. Programs have been designed by former Major League players and our professional coaching staff which includes 5 Former Major League Players, Regional MLB Scouting Directors and Associate Scouts, over 10 former or current high school varsity coaches and 15 former professional players.

Slammers-Coyote teams have excelled at every level with focus on player development and individual goal setting throughout the year. We have implemented advanced skill development with a mixture of a highly competitive tournament schedules and found a recipe for success. Assisting each individual on any college placement information they need, with exposure to MLB scouts and support of our professional baseball networks established.MORE INFO ON SLAMMERS-COYOTE TEAMS

Slammers Announces Metal BAT DEMO Dates for Winter!

Slammers will be hosting specific nights set up with the manufacturer's representatives with all demo bats available to hold and swing in the batting cages to ensure your perfect fit for the 2017 season. Complete list: DEMO DAYS - CLICK HERE

Slammers Players Committing to Collegiate Programs!

Slammers says Congratulations to our 2018 graduate players on their college commitments: Steve Sanchez (Mundelein/U of Arkansas), Riley Gowens (Libertyville/U of Illinois), Jack Housinger (Stevenson/Xavier), Andrew Gough (Lake Forest/Middlebury College), Colin Fields (Libertyville/Valparaiso U), Benton Troehler (Grayslake Central/U of Wisc-Oshkosh), Jay Ward (Carmel/Bowling Green State U), Nick Angel (Libertyville/Dayton U), Evan Kiah (Stevenson/Lafayette College) and Nick Bonk (Stevenson/Northern IL).

Future Slammers Skill Development Program

Limited spots are available for this skill development program offered for players in 2nd - 4th grade this Fall. Conducted by Slammers professional staff including Ed Tolzien, Frank Berry, Adam Walton and Kyle Frischmann, camp runs from Nov-Dec and most of the sessions are ALREADY SOLD OUT. Participants will be taught fundamentals in base running, defense, hitting, throwing & catching that will help instill the fundamentals we teach at the highest level so players can have a consistent approach as they progress through the game. Click on the image for more information.


Slammers Expands and Restructures Effectively

Slammers has completed reconstruction of the facility's cages where we added an additional lane of hitting, gained a NEW 3,000 sq ft Infield Area as well as a NEW 1,200 sq ft of workout area for this upcoming Winter. To accommodate the growing amount of teams as well as quality coaches that conduct training, Slammers wants the ability for all to succeed in their goals for the future.

Lake County's Skoug, Murphy & Esplin all MLB Draft Picks!!

Slammers is proud of each of these local players as they were all drafted in the 2017 MLB Draft. Mundelein's Brendan Murphy was taken by the Brewers in the 4th round, while Libertyville resident Evan Skoug (White Sox // TCU) and Lake Bluff's Tyler Esplin (Red Sox // IMG Academy-FL) were both drafted in the 7th round. Slammers encourages all former and current players the best of luck on any future endeavors in their careers.


Slammers Announcing Unique Team Sales Opportunities

Now open to over 25 different vendors, Slammers is bringing a one-stop-shop ability for all organizations and teams. Daryl Bellows, Slammers new Team Sales Representative, brings almost 3 decades of experience to our staff along with all the top baseball and softball brands. Organize fundraising opportunities for your team to help cover tournament or travel fees for next year with our new incentive program. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON TEAM SALES.


Future Slammers Program

Fall Baseball Program (9u-14u)

8u Fall Instructional League

Slammers is always looking for CATCHERS interested in maintaining and improving their game and receive pitches during bullpen sessions.
CALL: 847-816-6572 for info

New Membership Offers 12-Months: ($25/mo. - Pay up front @ $300 and receive 2 FREE months)

6-Months: ($40/mo. - Pay up front @ $240 and receive 1 FREE month)

3-Months: ($55/mo. - or pay up front @ $150 - approx 10%)



Slammers Programs