Kevin Sprague: Born and raised in Kansas City. After graduating from Washington H.S. in 1995, he attended Allen County Community College. After leaving Allen County, he attended McNeese State University where he was named Most Valuable Pitcher in both of his two seasons there. He was also named Southland Conference Pitcher of the Week on multiple occasions.
Kevin was drafted in the 10th round of the 1999 Major league draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. As Kevin moved through the Cardinals organization, he made stops in Johnson City (rookie), Peoria (low A), Potomac (high A), New Haven (AA), and Knoxville (AA). While with the Cardinals, he was in the top 10 in numerous categories throughout their entire minor league system.
After playing for the Cardinals, he finished his playing career in the Northern League playing for his hometown Kansas City T-Bones. After enjoying a 5 year professional career, Kevin decided in 2005 to begin a career in instructing – working and developing young athletes to reach their potential.
Strike Zone facility offers 10,500 sq. ft. of training space with multiple tunnels and fielding areas. As part of our club program we offer an extensive year round training program for the development of your player in the game of baseball. We have 4 outdoor fields for year round outdoor training on fielding and learning game situations. We also offer a very extensive indoor training program through the winter focused on the development of hitting pitching and fielding mechanics. We have also partnered with Earnest Jackson of IRISE fitness to conduct our year around sports performance training. IRISE fitness is 4500 sq. ft. of athletic sports training area connected to Strike Zone Baseball.