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!
About Enrick "Pino" Baltazar
NASM CES, PES, CPT
Assistant Coach Chicago Bulls
PhD Health & Human Performance
MS Human Movement Science & Sports Medicine
BS Exercise Science
Known as "Pino, like the wine," Enrick founded Pino's Sports Academy in September 2019. Prior to coaching, Pino attended Notre Dame where he achieved all honors, completing his degree in Exercise Science. He continued his education at Concordia University Chicago, earning Magna Cum Laude with a Master's degree in Human Movement Science. Pino is now on his way to completing his Doctorate degree! Coach holds many certifications, including Corrective Exercise Specialist, Performance Enhancement Specialist, and Personal Training under the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He is a licensed USA Basketball Coach as well as a JRNBA Coach. Coach Pino has worked alongside many professional athletes including Derrick Rose, Paul George, Dwyane Wade, Elena DellaDonne, Jimmy Butler, Jabari Parker, Khalil Mack, and Cheyenne Parker. Well known for his "in the gym range," throughout the Chicago circuit, Coach Pino's main goal is to touch the lives of as many people he can worldwide. Pino plans to use PSA as a means to fund camps and clinics for athletes who may not be able to afford training exercise. He currently works as an Assistant Coach for the Chicago Bulls Youth Hoops Program.
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.
6 Full Basketball Court's
Located at Edwards Athletic Fitness Center in Romeoville, Coach Pino has private access to these courts and shooting gun. An NBA size court is also in development with 2000+ seating for future tournaments, concerts, etc. Due to COVID 19, some amenities will be unavailable and updates will be shared.
55 Phelps Ave. Romeoville, IL