2021 IVL Baseball Tryout Registration is Open

Tryouts will be from July 27th-August 2nd, 2021

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 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.

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IVL Baseball Head 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 2-time Division I State Championship High School coach.

Joe Lazor

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

Mark Kelly

Former High School standout at Norton High School and Walsh University.

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I have a vivid recollection of a great coach, John Scolinos of Cal Poly Pomona (CA), teaching our star national team Australian pitcher a change of pace pitch in about one minute. The reason the scene stays with me is because a week later the pitcher beat the World...

Batting Fundamentals

Batting Fundamentals

1.   Don’t grip your bat at the very end. Leave, say, an inch or two. Also, leave at least an inch or more space between your hands; that gives you balance and control of bat, and also keeps hands from interfering with each other during the swing....

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Why is IVL Baseball Academy the right fit you?



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.

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


Includes monthly membership and ProBatter during open hitting times.


ProBatter Single Use

Purchase per session


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