Pino's Sports Academy
Aspire to Inspire!
Reach your highest potential physically and in your sport! The professionals at Pino's Sports Academy will customize a program that is fit for you or your team! Our certified staff will bring a wide range of expertise to their training and fitness commitments, helping to make Pino's Sports Academy a world class sports program.
Enrick "Pino" Baltazar
Program Director/Head Coach
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.
Charity and Mentorship Coordinator
Arthur Holloway joins our family to coordinate charity and fundraising events for Pino's Sports Academy and the community. Arthur has worked with JRNBA, Chicago Bulls Charities and other Community Relations programs throughout the Chicagoland area. Arthur will also plan our mentorship program, where the staff will assist in our athletes furthering their education by teaching them skills like filling out college or job applications.