Lessons At The Yard

Instructors are developed and directed by Chris Beacom, founder of IBA.  Chris has a baseball pedigree and reputation unmatched in the area.  The quality of Chris’ leadership permeates the organization from top to bottom.  A bit of background on Chris:

  • High School All American at New Trier
  • All Big-10 and team captain at Northwestern University
  • Drafted by Toronto Blue Jays – Player of the Month in Rookie Season
  • Former Head Varsity Baseball Coach at New Trier High School

Private/Semi-Private Lessons are available at The Yard for hitting, fielding, pitching and catching.

  • Lessons provided by the area’s top coaches / instructors
  • 30 and 60 minute sessions
  • Packages available (Gift certificates, 5 and 10 lesson packages), please phone 847-386-6308 or contact us HERE for more information.  Book your appointment at the registration link below.
  • Availability varies


Meet the instructors:


Adam Butler

    • Current New Trier Feeder 14U Coach
    • Four Year Pitcher, Outfielder, and assistant coach for Cornell College
    • Former Niles West Varsity Pitcher/Outfielder
    • Instructional focus is pitching, hitting, and fielding

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    • Current Sophomore head coach Loyola Academy
    • Four Year 1st baseman for Illinois State and North Park University
    • Holds numerous top-10 all-time offensive records at North Park University
    • Instructional focus is on hitting and fielding

image_handlerTrey Frahler:

  • Current Wheaton College Pitching Coach
  • Former four year pitcher at Bucknell University and New Trier
  • All-Conference and runner-up Conference Pitcher of the Year
  • Holds numerous top-5 all-time pitching records at Bucknell including starts, strikeouts, and wins
  • Instructional focus is on pitching, hitting, and fielding

downloadJason Meger:

      • Former pitcher at North Park University
      • Current Physical Therapy Aid Athletico
      • Instructional focus is on pitching, hitting, and fielding
      • Call or email for availability

downloadJohn Rosinski:

        • Current New Trier Feeder Baseball Coach
        • Four year outfielder for the University of Illinois-Chicago
        • Former three-year varsity outfielder at New Trier
        • Instructional focus is on hitting and fielding

Please contact us HERE or phone 847-386-6308. to learn more about private lessons and packages.