Recruiting – 15U thru 18U Teams

Akadema Athletics - Chicago Collegiate League

REGISTER TODAY for our 15U thru 18U tryouts on July 12, July 19, or August 9 in Chicago!

New for 2018! We are adding several collegiate placement teams from 15U through 18U. This is for players seeking college scholarships and playing opportunities. Our unique program focuses on individual players, their goals and what they need to work on in order to succeed. We work with each player to get them to a college where they will get playing time and the ability to make an impact.

Learn more about our unique program philosophy here.



We will be playing a very unique, one of a kind schedule. Every game and every tournament will have a purpose. Players stats and times will be documented. We will play in multiple tournaments throughout June and July.

  • Three showcase tournaments. These are important for the player’s times (pop time, 60 time, velo, exit speed, etc.) to be verified and online for college coaches to see.
  • Exhibition games VS college summer teams and independent league teams for top level competition.



Akadema Athletics - Chicago Collegiate League

Social media: we will create hashtags for each player, then post at bat videos right to Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook. Coaches will be able to immediately see what you are doing. At the end of the year, at bats with be made into a DVD and sent to you.



Professional coaching and practices. Outdoor practices multiple times a week, scrimmages against college teams and specialized individual work. Our teams are the perfect fit for young athletes to have a great baseball and team experience. We teach and promote that hard work pays off, and that it is always important to respect coaches, teammates, opponents and umpires.



Best deals with the best company’s. We have deals with Rawlings, Wilson, Louisville Slugger, Marucci , Franklin and All Star.

Player pack includes:

  • Two Jerseys
  • Two Hats
  • Two T-shirts
  • Pullover
  • Shorts
  • Custom Franklin Batting Gloves
  • Custom Maple Bat
  • Fielding Glove
  • Sunglasses

Here’s what a few of our other player’s have to say:

Playing for the Windy City Prospects this year in the Chicago Metro League has been a great experience for me. Dustin and Andrew have been extremely helpful in helping me become a better ball player. The amount of time available to us to get better outside of just playing games is what makes this team different from a lot of the others. Playing for the Prospects this summer has allowed me to focus on a lot of areas of my game and ultimately helped me be ready to go when I set foot on campus this fall.
 – Matt Gould, Catcher, Division 1 – UNC Greenboro

I wasn’t getting much PT during the school season, then Dustin and TopDog Baseball gave me a shot during the summer, and with this connections, Dustin got me scholarship offers. Now I’m playing at a high level of collegiate baseball.
 – Eddie Blonski, First Base, Robert Morris Chicago

Recruiting Form

Please complete our recruiting form to have a coach contact you for a tryout. We prefer to have an individual tryout as we get to see the player up close and personal rather than in a group setting.