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DuPage Training Academy - Sports Training
"THERE MAY BE PEOPLE THAT HAVE MORE TALENT THAN YOU, BUT THERE'S NO EXCUSE FOR ANYONE TO WORK HARDER THAN YOU DO." - Derek Jeter
Dupage training academy
DuPage Training Academy is a premier sports training facility for athletes and teams in baseball, softball, speed & agility, and strength training.
We offer a variety of baseball & softball camps, clinics, leagues, showcases, and travel teams for all ages and experience levels.
Rent space to practice hitting, pitching, speed & agility or connect with an instructor and get top level instruction from former college and pro players!
If you are looking to host an indoor practice, we have a large indoor infield area that is perfect for fielding and base running drills.
MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS
A former standout player at Louisiana Tech. and is currently the co-head coach at Wheaton Academy High School. Rick is the coach for the 16U DTA Wildcats travel baseball team and is one of the top hitting instructors at DTA.
Baseball Hitting, Pitching & Catching
Eddie Pieczynski was a 2-year letter winner at Parkland Junior College and Illinois State University. He led ISU in hitting his senior year. Eddie then went on to play professionally in the Independent Frontier League as a star catcher. He now focuses on working with players on hitting/pitching mechanics as well developing strong catchers.
A 5 year starting and closing pitcher at the division 1 Northwestern University. Sam has great experience that offers him to be a stellar instructor for young pitchers. Sam has been coaching and giving lessons for the past 5 years and looks forward to a long future of developing other players.
CERTIFIED SPEED AND STRENGTH
While in high school, DJ was an IHSA All State selection in both football and baseball. After high school, DJ played Division 1 baseball at NIU and is now a certified speed and strength training coach and the head coach for the 16U DTA Wildcat baseball team. DJ's main training focus is strength, speed, flexibility and nutrition.
softball Hitting, slapping & defense
Krista was a four year varsity letter winner in softball and earned three letters in basketball and two in volleyball at Plainfield South High School. She was selected by the Chicago Sun Times Super 60 in Illinois as one of the top 60 seniors in the state. At Northern Illinois University, Krista started at third base and short stop playing in 151 out of 169 games and was a team leader each year in sacrifice bunts. Krista is now a softball DTA instructor for hitting, slapping, and defensive skills.
HITTING, CATCHING & DEFENSE
Graduated from Glenbard North High School in 2009 where she played basketball and softball for 4 years. Her softball team went undefeated in one season and won three conference championships. She also earned All-Conference honors 3 years in a row. She was selected by the Chicago Sun Times Super 60 in Illinois as one of the top 60 seniors in the state. Brianna went on to play softball for Kankakee Community College where she earned NJCAA All-American honors for catching. The team finished 2nd and 3rd in the Nation in 2010 and 2011. She holds the record for most hits with 97 in a season and is ranked second for most doubles in a season in Kankakee history. She went on to play at Judson University where she earned NAIA Player of the Week multiple times.