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Sports Performance Academy

The Sports Performance Academy at AHN Sports Complex at Cool Springs provides baseball and softball players with the opportunity to strengthen their skills with the help of elite professional and collegiate-level trainers.

The 9,300-square-foot training space includes:

  • Four 35-foot hitting cages
  • A 70-foot pitching tunnel along with three mounds (two adult-sized and one youth-sized), turf space, sliding mats, and more.


With a 16-foot-high ceiling, enclosed by netting, athletes can hit and throw freely. The facility’s open design with significant natural light further sets it apart from others in the region.

Also unique to the Academy are the additional resources available to participating athletes through  AHN’s Sports Performance and sports medicine programs which are also housed at the Allegheny Sports Complex.


About Sports Performance Academy's Lead Instructor, Patrick Sadler

Patrick Sadler has played baseball at all levels including high school, collegiate, and professional. Following the 2006-2007 season as a pitcher for the Washington Wild Things, Sadler began his coaching career, including his current coaching position with the Pittsburgh Diamond Dawgs. He has served as a professional baseball instructor since 2005 and is currently an associate scout for the Seattle Mariners baseball club.


Rental Reservations

The Academy offers 30 or 60-minute private and small group lessons, as well as position clinics, coaches’ clinics, and additional specialty programs. Rental opportunities are also available. View pricing information here. To book a lesson or to make a rental reservation, call 412.437.3001.

Sports Performance Academy Pricing Information