The Oz Park Baseball Association is an exclusive training partner with UIC Baseball and the UIC Coaching Academy. UIC Coaching Academy provides coaching and player development for the OPBA Tornados All Star Program for ages 10U and older. The All Star teams train at the state-of-the-art UIC baseball facility once per week from January to July and have access to private and semi-private lessons year round. This is a unique program, the only one of its kind within the city of Chicago, and one of the few like it in the entire country. This program is without question the best training available for baseball players within the city of Chicago.
About UIC: UIC is a NCAA Division 1 baseball program and one of the top programs in the Horizon League. UIC Head Coach Mike Dee has over 500 collegiate
wins including multiple appearances in the College World Series. Many UIC Baseball players have been selected in the annual MLB draft, including MLB All Star Curtis Granderson, and many currently serve as coaches throughout the NCAA.
In addition to the partnership with UIC Baseball, the OPBA also supports the following training programs