Who We Are


Dirtbags Baseball is a premier travel baseball program based in the western suburbs of Chicago and caters to players throughout the Northern Illinois area.

Established in 2016, our teams play tournaments throughout the Chicago and suburban area. Our organization is merit based, meaning every player in our program earns his place on a Dirtbags Baseball roster every year.

We always look for talented, hungry players with families that:

Our Mission

Our mission is to help our players become better baseball players, strong leaders, and understand the value and rewards of hard work. Every member of our organization will hold themselves and each other to high standards of positive attitude, determination, effort and hustle, both on the baseball field and in any other endeavor they choose to pursue.

What sets dirtbags apart

Our Coaches

Rick Fender
Jeff Theisen
Jake Paulson
Justin Bryski
Jeff Bernau
Andrew Brown
Cy Kerber
Brad Goldstein
Brendan Norberg
Ryan Litavecz Seth Golz
Todd Lambel
Peter Rizzi
Jim Bernau