Welcome to Between the Lines Elite Sports Academy —- Home of Hornets Baseball

Between the Lines (BTL) is the Midwest’s oldest premiere baseball/softball training program with a 20+ year track record of developing young baseball athletes to play at the highest level of the game.

At Between the Lines, we understand that every young athlete desires to become the best player they can be, and to that end, we’re dedicated to helping our students reach their full potential. Our programs are designed to provide players with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed on and off the field.


Baseball Coaching

Since 1994, we’ve helped hundreds of student-athletes achieve their goals of playing college and professional baseball.


Great training academy good facilities large Fielding areas nice cages with a great number of hitting and pitching tunnels always willing to accommodate.

— Robert M.

Sports Facility

Our indoor facility includes a full range of hitting and pitching tunnels, a 140 ft long toss tunnel, a fielding area, coin-operating batting cages (open to the public), and a fully equipped 5000 sq. ft. weight training/workout area.


Between the Lines
Sports Academy offers

  • Highly competitive club teams from ages 10 through 19
  • Professional “one-on-one” instruction in hitting, pitching, catching, and fielding by a well-qualified staff of instructors and coaches with years of college or professional baseball experience.
  • Memberships (individuals, family, and team)
  • Facility Rentals
  • Off-season & In-season training camps
  • Team camps for non-BTL teams
  • Strength, Speed, Agility, Arm Velocity, and Arm Care Training

Kids playing baseball