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Hit Dawg Academy!

312 Lake Hazeltine Drive
Chaska, MN 55318

Monday-Thursday- 3-9 PM

Friday: 3-6 PM

Saturday: 8:30 AM- 5 PM 

Sunday: 11 AM- 6 PM

**Please call the Academy or Email with questions on hours, or scheduling Lessons or Rentals during times not listed above.

OPEN GYM: Available for ALL CURRENT ACADEMY MEMBERS anytime during our Open Hours with the exception of during Academy Practices.

Hit Dawg is very happy and excited to announce that we have hired Lisa Koehler as our new Strength Coach/Program Coordinator and Girl's Softball Coach!!

We welcome Lisa Koehler to our team! Lisa has held a Certification for Personal Training from the National Academy of Sports Medicine since 2007 and a Certification for Personal Training from the American Council of Exercise since 2006.  She also played 4 years of Semi pro Softball in Puerto Rico where she was their Star Pitcher.

Lisa has coached both high school and Elite 18U softball teams and has instructed beginning and advanced softball groups as well as individual clinics for high school and college athletes throughout Minnesota.  She has not only worked to help these athletes develop basic skills but has advanced them to be elite pitchers and hitters.   Many of the athletes she has worked with now play at all NCAA divisions.

Some of Lisa’s Achievements

BS in Physical Education

Minor in Health and Coaching

Semi Pro Pitcher for Juncos and Guaynabo in Puerto Rico

Four Year starting Pitcher at NCAA Division II Northern State University

Level 5 Elite Personal Trainer at Lifetime fitness

Head softball Coach at Holy Family Catholic High School – 4 years

Assistant coach of 18u Elite Artic Blast

Head Coach 18u Waconia Cats

Lisa will be starting our in season strength program with current athletes enrolled in our strength program.  New players are welcome! We have several options available for our players to work around busy schedules with 1, 3, and 4 day/week programs offered. In addition to our late afternoon/early evening strength training times, Lisa will offer early morning weekday sessions for players who would like to get their work in before school.

Lisa will be offering softball hitting and pitching lessons for individuals and small groups several days each week. 

    A Baseball & Softball Academy that is Dedicated

    We are dedicated to ensuring the proper development of all kids. It does not matter your age, nor size. We start by working on the basic needs so that kids are able to compete at all levels. I learned early in my career that I could be a better baseball player by learning basic fundamentals. That is what made me into a Major League Player. I was not the biggest, nor was I the strongest. Yet, I played against Major League Players. I attribute my success to what I call "Baseball 101."  This is based on learning how to play the game properly, so that the game becomes easier for the player to compete when he is not the biggest player on the field. When you put a great athlete, and Baseball 101 together you have something special. We are dedicated to helping your son become the best baseball player he can be. Hit Dawg coaches and l work on building baseball players to prepare them for the next level of play.

    We will do the following for YOU:

    • Help Build Player's Confidence
    • Teach Proper Technique
    • Teach Proper Fundamentals
    • Ensure that Players Learn Baseball 101

    Congratulation to Hit Dawg's Shawn Wooten on his promotion and new position with the Los Angeles Dodgers!

    I first encountered Woot-Dog in AA. We had an instant connection and trust about hitting! His knowledge of hitting and mechanics is far above and beyond any other person I've encountered! He's helped to make me the hitter I am today and continues to help me improve on a daily basis. He breaks down swings to the individual so they can better understand their swing! An on top of all his expertise, he's an even better person!

    ~Corey Seager, LA Dodgers