More Than Just An Academy. 


 

 
 
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“A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering .”

— Carl Hubbell

 
 

About

 

 

A family owned academy who’s passion is baseball. All levels and ages welcome, the only thing you need is a love of the game.

 

Location

13801E 42ND TERRACE S, INDEPENDENCE, MO 64055

SUMMER HOURS

SUNDAY CLOSED

MONDAY 3:00 pm to 8:30 pm

TUESDAY 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

WEDNESDAY 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

THURSDAY 3:00 pm to 8:30 pm

FRIDAY CLOSED

SATURDAY Noon to 5:00 pm

 
 
 
 

Equipment

 
  • 100' x 55' Turf Area with 20’ ceiling

  • (3) Live Hitting Tunnels

  • (3) Pitching Machines

  • (2) Soft Toss Tee Stations

  • (3) Pitching Mounds

 
  • Private and Group Lessons Available

  • Certified Tom House Pitching Instructor

  • Hitting, Catching, & Fielding Instruction

  • Strength & Conditioning Program

  • All Players & Teams Welcome

 
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Monte Harrison Miami Marlins

Monte Harrison Miami Marlins

Dawson Erholtz Diamond Kings 18U (Lee's Summit West)

Dawson Erholtz Diamond Kings 18U (Lee's Summit West)

Cale Sackewitz with our Diamond Kings 18U (Blue Springs South)

Cale Sackewitz with our Diamond Kings 18U (Blue Springs South)

Christian Johnson Diamond Kings 18U (Raytown HS)

Christian Johnson Diamond Kings 18U (Raytown HS)

Levi Legate Diamond Kings 18U (Blue Springs South)

Levi Legate Diamond Kings 18U (Blue Springs South)

Ben Kobel with Diamond Kings 18U (Lee's Summit West)

Ben Kobel with Diamond Kings 18U (Lee's Summit West)

 

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 Please welcome MATT HINKLEY & JOHN RENZI of Kansas City Strength & Conditioning to our location

Matt Hinkley

B.S. HEALTH PROMOTION - EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY

NSCA-CSCS, FMS

IS CO-FOUNDER OF KANSAS CITY STRENGTH & CONDITIONING. MATT BEGAN HIS CAREER IN THE FITNESS INDUSTRY WHILE STUDYING AS AN UNDERGRADUATE AT EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY, WHERE HE EARNED HIS DEGREE IN HEALTH PROMOTION. UPON GRADUATING FROM ESU, HE TRAINED AND COMPLETED AN INTERNSHIP AT CRESSEY SPORTS PERFORMANCE IN JUPITER, FLORIDA DURING THE SUMMER OF 2015. AT THE CONCLUSION OF MATT'S INTERNSHIP WITH CSP, HE MOVED BACK TO KANSAS CITY, AND BEGAN WORKING AS THE STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COORDINATOR. AFTER A YEAR MATT TEAMED UP WITH JOHN RENZI TO FORM KANSAS CITY STRENGTH & CONDITIONING. 

JOHN RENZI

BS SECONDARY EDUCATION, KSU 2005

NASM, FMS, PRI

JOHN GREW UP IN OVERLAND PARK, KS AND GRADUATED FROM KSU IN 2005 WITH A TEACHING DEGREE.

RENZI PERFORMANCE & WELLNESS STARTED IN 2013 WITH A HANDFUL OF SOFTBALL PLAYERS AND A FEW OF JOHN’S FRIENDS AS HIS CLIENTS AND WITHIN THREE YEARS HE HAD ESTABLISHED HIMSELF AS ONE OF THE MOST TRUSTED SOURCES IN TOWN FOR BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TRAINING. JOHN AND MATT MET IN 2015 AND QUICKLY REALIZED THE SIMILARITIES IN THEIR TRAINING PHILOSOPHIES, AND KNEW RIGHT OFF THE BAT THEY WOULD BE BETTER OFF WORKING WITH EACH OTHER THAN COMPETING. IN 2016 THEY FORMED A PARTNERSHIP TO CREATE KCSC.