Indoor, Year-Round Baseball And Softball Facility Opens In Rawleigh Building

Freeport, Illinois — A new indoor year-round baseball/softball facility designed to develop and enrich the hitting and pitching skills of baseball and softball enthusiasts of all ages in Freeport and Northwest Illinois is opening in Freeport, Illinois.

Pretzel City Sports Academy, owned and operated by Pretzel City Sports, LLC, has announced they are holding an Open House on Monday September 17th, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. to introduce the community to their facility where families, teams, and individuals can experience enjoyment and appreciation for the game of baseball and softball while enhancing their skills.

The Pretzel City Sports Academy is an indoor, year-round baseball/softball facility designed to develop and enrich the hitting and pitching skills of baseball and softball enthusiasts of all ages. According to the group, their mission is to provide the best programs, staff, and equipment to fully meet the needs of the athletes.

“PCSA plans to provide a fun, safe atmosphere unlike anything in our area”, the group says. “By working closely with the local little league, high school, club organizations, collegiate team, and community, PCSA strives to support and sponsor many local baseball/softball programs and events.”

Pretzel City Sports Academy logoLocated on the 3rd floor of the Rawleigh building, Pretzel City Sports Academy will work closely with local little league, high school, club organizations, collegiate teams, the community and will also serve as a location for teams to hold practice, private/small group lesson, and for pitching/hitting clinics.

On Monday September 17th, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. you’re invited to stop down and check out the new Pretzel City Sports Academy. Take a look around the new facility and meet instructors Roger Fegan & Nick St. Ores.

Nick St. Ores of Arche Performance will also have more information on his mental coaching services for all ages. Arche Performance is a mental coaching & training company designed with specialized methods for athletic skills, business culture and personal development. St. Ores offers 1-on-1 coaching, group training and speaking engagements.

“Our community is in need of a quality public indoor practice facility that will be home to multiple youth development travel ball organizations, a developmental organization for underprivileged youth, little league, legion, high school, and collegiate programs”, the group says.

“We have some high-quality programming in our area, and we will look to add value to the area athletes, coaches and programs with a consistent location to learn, grow, and develop athletically and personally.”

CURRENT INSTRUCTORS

Roger Fegan – Owner/Instructor
pretzelcitysports@gmail.com
815-405-8396

Head Baseball Coach, Highland Community College, June 2016 – Current
Associate Scout, Los Angeles Dodgers, June 2017 – Current
Coach & Scout, USA Baseball (Great Lakes Region), June 2018 – Current
Physical Education Teacher, Freeport High School, 2009 – Current
Head Baseball Coach, Freeport High School, 2009 – 2016
Assistant Baseball Coach, Concordia University Chicago, 2005 – 2009
All-Conference Baseball Player, Concordia University Chicago, 2001 – 2005
All-Conference Baseball Player, Reed-Custer High School, 1999 – 2001

Nick St. Ores – Instructor
nick.pretzelcitysports@gmail.com
815-291-2724

Founder/CEO, Arche Performance LLC., Freeport (IL), May 2018 – Current
Master of Arts – Sport & Exercise Science, Concordia University – Irvine (CA)
Hitting Coach/Mental Performance Coordinator, Highland CC, April 17 – Current
Pitching Coach/Strength & Conditioning Coordinator, Highland CC, 2012 – 2015
Pitching & Mental Performance Instructor, Freeport Stix, 2012 – 2015
Hitting & Pitching Coach, Aquin High School, 2010 – 2012
Pitcher, Clinton Mudcats (Black Hawk Valley League, 2009 & 2010
Pitcher, Ashford University, 2009 – 2010
Pitcher/OF/IF, Highland Community College, 2006 – 2008
All-Conference Baseball Player, Aquin High School, 2003 – 2005

SERVICES AND FEES

Individual Lessons
$25 per 30 minutes
$40 per 60 minutes

Group Lessons
$15 per athlete – 30 minutes
$25 per athlete – 60 minutes

Cage Rentals
$15 per 30 minutes
$20 per 60 minutes

Team Practice
Contact PCSA for pricing
Catcher’s Camp – Led by Roger Fegan
$50 per session

Winter Session 1 – November/December
One 60 minute workout per week for 5 weeks

Winter Session 2 – January/February
One 60 minute workout per week for 5 weeks

Baseball & Softball Hitting League
Please contact the PCSA for a team sign up form
$60 per athlete – 5 per team

Winter Session 1 – November/December
60 minutes cage time to work on swing and collect points/data – 3 scored, 1 bat speed (BM), 1 exit velo (radar)
Competing weekly versus another team

Winter Session 2 – January/February
60 minutes cage time to work on swing and collect points/data – 3 scored, 1 bat speed (BM), 1 exit velo (radar)
Competing weekly versus another team

Mental Monday’s Camp – Led by Nick St. Ores
$80 early enrollment/$90 within one week prior per session

Fall Session – September 10th – October 15th
One 60 minute mental workout per week for 6 weeks
30 minutes mental lesson & learning materials
30 minutes yoga

Winter Session – November 5th – December 10th
One 60 minute mental workout per week for 6 weeks
30 minutes mental lesson & learning materials
30 minutes yoga

Pretzel City Sports Academy is located at 101 S. Liberty Ave and can be reached by telephone at (815) 405-8396.

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