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Chris Beacom

Chris Beacom

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

Meet the instructors:

Trey Frahler

Trey Frahler

Former Wheaton College & New Trier High School Pitching Coach, current New Trier Feeder 14A1 coach
Led Wheaton to have four All-Conference pitchers, two All-Region pitchers, a Pitcher of the Year, and a team ERA of 3.25 (15th best in the country in 2017) during his 3 seasons
Former four-year pitcher at Bucknell University and New Trier
Holds numerous top-5 all-time pitching records at Bucknell including starts, strikeouts, and wins
Instructional focus is on pitching, hitting, and defense
Michael Jahns

Michael Jahns

Former Northwestern University Pitcher
Played professionally in the Frontier League for 2+ years
Two-Time All-State Pitcher in High School in Hawaii
Instructional focus is on pitching, hitting, and defense
Matt McTague

Matt McTague

Current 12U coach with WBA
Former pitcher at Concordia University Chicago
2017 College World Series participant
Three year varsity baseball player at Niles North, Two time all-conference
Instructional focus is on pitching, hitting, and defense
Matt Fallon

Matt Fallon

Xavier starting CF for 2016 & 2017 Big East Champion seasons
2016 Big East All-Tournament team and Nashville All-Regional team
Two NCAA Tournament Regional Final appearances at Vanderbilt and Louisville
Xavier single season record for games played (62)
Instructional focus is on hitting and defense

Graham wick

Four-year letter winner at Carthage College
2015 Second Team All CCIW & 2015 All Central Region Tournament Team
Three-year letter winner at Lake Forest Academy
Graduated with a BS in Exercise and Sports Science
Instructional focus is on hitting and defense

james wick

Former Catcher at Elmhurst College
2018 Team Gold Glove Award Winner
Graduate of Lake Forest Academy
Instructional focus is on hitting & catching
Adam Butler

Adam Butler

Former Cornell College assistant coach
Four Year Pitcher and Outfielder for Cornell College
Former Niles West Varsity Pitcher/Outfielder
Instructional focus is pitching, hitting, and defense
Jason Meger

Jason Meger

Current New Trier Feeder Coach
Former pitcher at North Park University
Current Physical Therapy Aid Illinois Bone and Joint
Instructional focus is on pitching, hitting, and defense
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John Rosinski

John 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 defense
Call or email for availability

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