WELCOME to Athletes Academy

Training athletes for the next level

No matter the skill level, Athletes Academy is committed to those who are committed to improve. Visit the menu above to see the classes we are offering.
Go to Outlaws Academy Lacrosse Training

Outlaws Academy Lacrosse Training

As the home of the Chicago Outlaws, Athletes Academy will provide top level lacrosse training for players of all levels.

Go to Dan Grybash Baseball Training

Dan Grybash Baseball Training

Coach Grybash grew up in Palatine and went to Fremd High School. Grybash was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers and played pro ball for 10 years. Players will benefit from the extensive training he has received and the knowledge he has gained because of it.

Go to Jim Schwantz Football Academy

Jim Schwantz Football Academy

The J.S.F.A. will provide professional coaching in the fundamentals of football to ALL players regardless of experience. Players are divided into two divisions (Pro grades 6th-8th/college grades 3rd-5th) as well as subdivisions, experienced and inexperienced, differentiated based on player’s experience and ability.

Go to Soccer Training

Soccer Training

As soccer grows, so does the network at Athletes Academy. Our position specific training will improve the skills necessary for you to excel.


Those responsible for your expierence

Ray Kincaid II

President and Dean of Lacrosse
Raymond “Ray” Kincaid grew up playing sports in Palatine and graduated from Fremd with 7 varsity letters. Ray was a collegiate defenseman for WIU Lacrosse and has been around the sport as a player, professional and coach for nearly 20 years; currently as Defenseman for the Chicago Outlaws Semi-Pro team.

Dan Grybash

Dean of Baseball
Dan “Grybs” Grybash played baseball at Fremd High School and was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers. Grybs pitched professionally for over a decade before hanging them up to coach and now he spends time teaching pitching and hitting here at A2.

Jim Farrell

Dean of Speed an Agility
As founder of Need 4 Speed. Coach Farrell has dedicated his focus on how to be fast and quick. Using his one-of-a-kind approach Coach Farrell is dedicated to reaching your goals with you.