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
6 year Major Leaguer for the Cleveland Indians, Toronto Blue Jays, Milwaukee Brewers, and Houston Astros.
Former High School pitching standout, pitching coach and 2-time Division I State Championship High School coach.
Former High School, college and pro pitcher who played 5 seasons in the Cincinnati Reds Organization.
Former High School standout at Norton High School and Walsh University.
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The Most Wasted 20 Minutes in a Catcher’s Life
It seems that many players and coaches recognize how little time is allocated during practices for catchers to work on their catching skills, like blocking, exchange drills, pickoff throws, and proper handling of passed balls with a throw to the pitcher...
Having A Pitch Plan
How many times within a game do you as a coach ask yourself this question: Why is my pitcher throwing that pitch in that situation? We wonder numerous times throughout games how can pitch selection be so misguided. Therefore, a generic “pitch plan” is important,...
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Why is IVL Baseball Academy the right fit you?
MULTI-USE PREMIER SPORTS TRAINING FACILITY
Year-round access to over 18,000 Square feet of training space complete with hitting cages, pitching tunnels, and fielding areas
MONTHLY MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE
Get unlimited access to our batting cages, Iron Mike Machines, pitching and fielding areas for one low monthly fee!
TRAIN JUST LIKE THE PROS DO
IVL has 3 professional grade hitting cages and a full assortment of equipment for a next level training experience.