area's best Athletic Instructors

Coach Brian Zirkle

Owner/Sports Performance Trainer/Certified Youth Athletic Trainer

Specializes in Baseball, Fast Pitch Softball, Slow Pitch Softball, Hitting, Fielding, Basketball, Speed, Strength Conditioning & Agility

Team USA Center Fielder (2012 - 2017)

Bishop McNamara Catholic High School Varsity Softball Asst Coach

Bishop McNamara Jr High Varsity Asst Coach

Head Coach 2019 House of Sportz 11U Baseball

Former Bishop McNamara CHS Basketball Coach

Former Asst Coach Bourbonnais Braves (2016 & 2017)

Former Head Coach 2018 House of Sportz 10U Baseball Travel Team

Coach Patrick Arlis

Baseball Catching,/Hitting/Fielding Instructor

Specializes in Baseball Hitting & Catching

(Beginner to Advanced Catching instruction)


Former player for MLB Brewers Organization - Catcher (11 years)

Former player at University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana

BUGC Athletic Director

BUGC Jr High Baseball Coach

Director of Player Development at House of Sportz Travel Teams

Coach Michelle Anderson-Wiza

Owner/Sports Performance Trainer/Softball Hitting & Fielding Instructor

Specializes in Speed, Strength & Agility training & softball hitting/fielding.


Certified Youth Athletic Trainer

Jr High Varsity Coach at Bishop McNamara Catholic School

Head Coach 2019 House of Sportz 11U Softball Travel Team

Former Head Coach House of Sportz Softball 12U (2018) and 10U (2017)

Coach Samantha Payne

Fast Pitch Softball Pitching Instructor

Specializes in Softball Pitching Instruction, Hitting & Fielding

Former Clifton Central High School Softball Coach

Former Head Coach House of Sportz Softball 12U (2017) and 10U (2018)

Coach Brandon Streets

Sports Performance Trainer/Baseball Hitting & Pitching Instructor

Specializes in Baseball Hitting & Pitching

(Beginner to Advanced pitching instruction)


High School All-Area Selection for Chicago-Land Area (2007 Glenbard East HS)

CCAC League-Leader in ERA (2010 Olivet Nazarene University)

NCCAA Division I World Series All-Tournament Team

     - (2010 Olivet Nazarene University)

Newcomer of the Year Award (2013 Beecher Muskies)


Specialize in: 

  • Pitching analysis 

  • Pitching fundamentals and mechanics 

  • Proper arm care / Strength and conditioning techniques

  • Specific pitching knowledge and philosophy 

  • Individualized drills focused on personal goals

Coach Jim McCue

Baseball Hitting/Fielding Instructor

Specializes in Baseball Hitting & Fielding


Former player for Kankakee Community College

Head Coach 2019 House of Sportz 13U Baseball/Navy

Former Head Coach 2018 House of Sportz 12U Baseball

Former Asst Coach 2018 House of Sportz 10U Softball

Former Asst Coach 2017 House of Sportz 12U Baseball