Welcome to Pino's Sports Academy
Pino's Sports Academy is a family friendly Sports Academy designed to promote sport specific exercises, training. and fitness. Pino's Sports Academy offers recreational and competitive sports leagues, tournaments, instructional courses, youth camps, personal training and online sessions open to all levels of skill and fitness. Our focus is to use basketball as a way to teach life lessons while honing their skills on the court. Using science and evidence based exercises and drills to improve stamina, joint and muscle mobility and overall knowledge of the game of basketball. Ensuring that our athletes always stay positive, respectful and give maximum effort! We aspire to inspire!
Pending Schedule for 2021-2022!
Schedule will be updated!
Check the website periodically for the updated schedule for 2021-2022! Message Coach Pino directly for more questions!
About Enrick "Pino" Baltazar
NASM CES, PES, CPT
Assistant Coach Chicago Bulls Youth Hoops
PhD Health & Human Performance
MS Human Movement Science & Sports Medicine
BS Exercise Science
Enrick Baltazar, also known as Coach Pino, founded Pino's Sports Academy in September 2019. Prior to coaching, Coach Pino attended Notre Dame where he achieved all honors, completing his degree in Exercise Science. He continued his education at Concordia University in Chicago, earning Magna Cum Laude with a Master's degree in Human Movement Science. Coach Pino is currently on track to finish with his Doctorate in Sports Medicine and Human and Health Performance, summer 2021. He holds multiple certifications as a Corrective Exercise Specialist, Performance Enhancement Specialist, and Certified Personal Trainer under the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Coach Pino is recognized as a licensed USA Basketball coach and JRNBA coach.
He has trained and worked alongside many professional athletes including Derrick Rose, Paul George, Will Bynum, Spencer Dinwiddie, Cheyenne Parker, Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant, Cameron Payne, Elena DellaDonne, Alfonzo Mckinnie, Jimmy Butler, Andre Dawkins, and Enes Kanter. Coach Pino has experience playing at the collegiate and semi professional level. He currently works as an Assistant Coach for the Kid Nation Youth Hoops Program of the Chicago Bulls.
Fil Am Nation Select
We have recently partnered with Fil Am Nation Select! Coach Pino is now the Regional Coordinator for the MidWest area!
They are the leading organization that offers basketball exposure in the US and in the Philippines! Join Pino's Sports Academy so we can help you reach the next level! Follow @Filamnationselect on Instagram and Facebook to see when the next Regional Camp will be held!
Pino's Sports Academy also offers you a one-of-a-kind fitness center as well as numerous spaces for meetings, tournaments, and private sessions located in Romeoville. The fitness center is currently under construction for upgrades!
A state of the art weight room is in construction. Limited equipment will be available on court. Due to COVID 19, some amenities will be unavailable and updates will be shared.
10 Full Basketball Court's
Located inside the newly renovated Romeoville Athletic and Event Center in Romeoville, IL. Coach Pino has private access to all the courts and shooting machines. An NBA size court is also in development with 2000+ seating for future tournaments, concerts, etc. A water park is also being developed. Due to COVID 19, some amenities will be unavailable and updates will be shared.