257 Main Street, Wadsworth, OH (330) 388-9412 inglett@ivlbaseball.com


Medina County’s Premier Baseball Training Facility

Welcome to IVL Baseball. Whether you’re new to baseball and looking to build fundamentals, or an experienced athlete looking to fine tune your talents, IVL Baseball is the place to make it all happen.

IVL Baseball, formerly Ventura Baseball Academy, was founded in 2011 by John Ventura. After two successful years of instruction and growth, former MLB player Joe Inglett and Joe Lazor have joined the facility— making it the premier facility for baseball instruction in the state of Ohio. Please explore our website to find a coach, get information about camps, and learn about memberships. We look forward to working with you.

News and Events @ IVL

From our blog…

Power Pitching

Using power pitching mechanics, Giants’ Tim Lincecum at 5’10” 170 lbs. throws 95-100 mph. In this article, I’ll present some of my observations on what Tim Lincecum does that make his pitching mechanics able to generate power. First of all, one...

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Baseball Pitching Delivery

In baseball pitching, the extension of the arm is an important feature of the good pitch and a good pitching delivery. Making sure that the arm is not overextended is integral to a great play. Coaches can position the pitchers in front of a strong surface and while...

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Ferrell-Whited is committed to injury prevention. For this reason, they have teamed up with IVL Baseball Academy to offer complimentary Functional Movement Screens (FMS), as well as on-site Physical Therapy for individuals of all ages.

Click HERE to learn more about Functional Movement Screens.

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Year-round access to over 18,000 Square feet of training space complete with hitting cages, pitching tunnels, and fielding areas



Get unlimited access to our batting cages, Iron Mike Machines, pitching and fielding areas for one low monthly fee!



IVL has 3 professional grade hitting cages and a full assortment of equipment for a next level training experience.



One on one training sessions with coaches who have the knowledge and experience it takes to get athletes to play at their peak potential.

IVL Baseball Academy is looking to expand!

Are you a qualified coach looking for a position in a fast pace and friendly environment? Want to work along side other like minded individuals in your field? Or are you a player and new to the area looking for a place to play the game you love?


If you’re interested in more information, or interested in being a part of the IVL team contact us using this form.

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IVL Baseball Coaching Staff


Joe Inglett

6 year Major Leaguer  for the Cleveland Indians, Toronto Blue Jays, Milwaukee Brewers, and Houston Astros.


John Ventura

Former High School pitching standout, pitching coach and High School coach.


Joe Lazor

Former High School, college and pro pitcher who played 5 seasons in the Cincinnati Reds Organization.

Become a Member at IVL

ClubHouse Daily

One Day Pass


ClubHouse Monthly

30 Day Access


ClubHouse Quarterly

BEST VALUE! Get 3 months for the price of 2


HitClub Monthly

Includes Clubhouse Monthly Membership


ProBatter Single Use

Purchase per session


Number of Sessions