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Phenom Illinois


Phenom Illinois 2018-2019 Overview Flyer

ABOUT PHENOM ILLINOIS!

Phenom Illinois (formerly Cardinals) is the newest member of  Phenom Nation. Phenom Baseball is a non-for-profit national baseball organization with players and teams in 14 states, now including Illinois. Phenom is a premier baseball organization focused on player development providing players with increased national exposure helpful in earning a college scholarship.

Phenom Nation brings new opportunities & benefits to players in our area, including;

  • NIKE uniforms. Sponsorships from Nike, Jaeger, Gatorade, Zinger bats, Blast, Baden, Axe Bats and others
  • Phenom Illinois players can progress to Phenom National Signature teams as their skills improve
  • National support of Phenom Illinois training and player development activities
  • Opportunities to play with other Phenom state teams
  • Players from other Phenom states can be invited to play with Phenom Illinois teams
  • Experienced National support staff to assist players in the college recruiting process
  • Increased access to National and Regional Tournaments & Showcases for enhanced player exposure

Phenom Illinois will support teams for the ages of U13 through U18.

Other Phenom Illinois benefits include;

  • Experienced Training Staff
  • Private 10,000 sq. ft. indoor training facility – The Nest
  • HIT-TRAX pitching and hitting simulator for player development
  • Over 200 hours of year-round training hours 
  • Speed and agility program
  • Arm health, strength and velocity program
  • Hitting improvement program
  • NCSA College Recruiting Players & Team tools

Our training staff has played and coached with Phenom (formerly Cardinals) on average for over ten years. Training Staff: Nate Sopena (Area Scout St. Louis Cardinals, Pirates, Eastern Illinois University), Ty Marotz (Sioux City, Arizona State University), Dalton Lundeen (Detroit Tigers, Valparaiso University), Chris Marras (Butler University), Mike Astrouski (Eastern Illinois University), Adam Varrassi (Eastern Illinois University), Lee Spinelle (Eckerd College), Rafael Bombino (Northern Illinois University), & Matt Modlinski (Texas Pan Am).

As a non-for-profit, we are dedicated to serving the players in our community by providing a great experience and by creating opportunities for career advancement beyond our baseball program. Phenom Illinois provides new national opportunities, but does so while harvesting the rich traditions the Crystal Lake Cardinals have established in the area for more than 30 years. This is an exciting time as we provide our players with new and unmatched opportunities for individual development and collegiate exposure.

CHECK US OUT! …. COME AND JOIN US!

www.PhenomIllinois.com   www.phenombaseball.com