Elite Sports Programs in Westfield, IN

RoundTripper Sports Academy is proud to offer the elite sports programs in Westfield, IN, that make good athletes even better. If the young athlete in your family wants to take on a challenging but rewarding training program, reach out to us today. Our instructors improve players’ game knowledge, field experience, and confidence. With our HitTrax, FungoMan, ATEC machines, along with video assessment, our students receive a level of training usually reserved for the pros. Classes are limited to a six to one student to instructor ratio. Our elite programs are instructed by Chris Estep, Eddie Villacis, Alfonso Palacios, Scott Shirley, and Gabbi Schnaiter. Sign up now for an evaluation to ensure your child gets a spot. Many of these programs are by invitation only.


The 5 Tool Program: for Offseason Excellence

Roundtripper 5-Tool LogoStaying in shape during the offseason is important for maximizing your athletic potential. This is the idea behind our 5 Tool Program. Our instructors work with young athletes on the 5 core areas that are essential for improved performance: strength, speed, hitting, pitching, and defense. These private baseball lessons include customized workouts for noticeable results.

5 Tool Hitting powered by Chris Estep : Spend 2 hours a week with RoundTripper Owner Chris Estep developing the keys to hitting. From mechanical and mental approaches at the plate to enhancing exit velocity & producing a consistent exit angle, hitters will learn to get the most out of each plate appearance!

5 Tool Catching powered by CeasePease Catching: Learn how to be a more effective and dynamic catcher with RoundTripper’s Master Catching Instructor, Cesar Barrientos! The leading catching instructor in the state continues to be on the cutting edge of catcher’s development. Set up, receiving, blocking, throwing, and more will be analyzed, studied, and developed within the CeasePease catching program!

5 Tool Program is by INVITATION ONLY, email Reid@roundtripper.com to request a tryout


The A.C.E. Pitching Program: Analyze. Compete. Evolve.

What's A.C.E.? 

An In-person and remote pitching development program utilizing a comprehensive, data-driven, and individualized approach to develop more efficient and heathier pitchers. Programs include 5 days a week of individualized throwing and arm care work (3 training days, 2 recovery days). Training is Monday, Wednesday, Friday in-person at Roundtripper.

This program is powered by Garrett Christman, Eddie Villacis, and Eric Wott.

ANALYZE : Analytical data breakdown with Rapsodo Pitching, understanding of pitching mechanics with full biomechanics analysis, and video analysis taken weekly.

COMPETE:  Weekly bullpen work (including live bullpens with hitters), game mentality/ strategy training, group/team atmosphere.

EVOLVE: Increased velocity, improve pitch arsenal (pitch design), improve pitch-ability (command), and improve arm health.

A.C.E. Program is by INVITATION ONLY, email Reid@roundtripper.com to request a tryout


Varsity Club: Next Level Training

Varsity Club is an advanced training program for athletes ages 13U through High School. Most Classes run 6 weeks and are taught by Lead and Master instructors. The goal of the Varsity Club is to prepare ballplayers to compete at a high level for their High School program and lead on the field.

Varsity Club Elite Hitting : This class will meet for 1 hour each week for 6 consecutive weeks. Instructors will utilize drills, technology, and  3 wheel pitching machines to simulate pitching variations and track the hitters progress. This program is powered by Scott Shirley.

Varsity Club Freak Elite Hitting: This class will meet for 1 hour each week for 4 weeks Saturday mornings. Freak Elite hitting is taught exclusively by Master instructor Chris Estep and will include a strength and conditioning portion with Coach Vern Smith.

Varsity Club Fielding:  Discover the major league approach to fielding with Lead Fielding Instructor Alfonso Palacios.  Classes are taught at the high pace fielding style taught in the big leagues.

Varsity Club Elite Pitching: This class will meet 1 hour each week for 6 consecutive weeks. This program is geared to develop better pitch command and confidence on the mound. Former MLB pitcher Eddie Villacis will coach this class.

Fastpitch Pitching: Learn how to be a more effective and dynamic pitcher with softball Instructor, Gabbi Schnaiter! This program will meet 1 hour each week on Thursday evenings for 6 consecutive weeks. 

Varsity Club is a great first step to moving up the depth chart on your team. The off season is your opportunity move ahead of the pack.


Sports Performance (Including Speed & Agility)

Meet Coach Vernon Smith our new Director of Sports Performance! Coach Smith joins RoundTripper after spending the last 13 years at Marian University where he was the Director of Strength and Conditioning. You can read Coach Smith's full Bio here. Coach Smith has helped us upgrade our weight room and is ready to take our sports performance programing to a level Roundtripper has never seen before. Coach Smith is now offering classes as well as one-on-one private training sessions. Small group classes are offered 5 days a week!

Sports Performance Classes:

Every week Monday - Thursday at 5:00, 6:00, or 7:00 PM


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Combine both sports performance and elite hitting with our Freak Elite Hitting classes!  Spend the first 30 minutes of class with our Director of Sports Performance, Vern Smith, becoming bigger, faster, and stronger!  The last 60 minutes will then be spent with Master Hitting Instructors Chris Estep improving your swing!  Our Master Hitting Instructors use state of the art technology to help athletes understand their swing and how their kinetic movements can improve metrics including exit velocity and more!  Each session runs for 4 weeks on Saturdays!

Session #1 (October 22 - November 12)

13-18 year olds with Chris Estep: 9:00 - 10:30 AM

13-18 year olds with Chris Estep: 10:00 - 11:30 AM

OPEN (all ages) with Chris Estep: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Practice With The Pros

RoundTripper understands the challenges of coaching, so we offer coaching assistance too.  It is our Practice with the Pros coaching, where we coach your coaches along side them and their teams.  Contact us so we can set up a customized program for you and your team. Email us or call Reid Andrews at 317-896-2900




A membership to RoundTripper entitles you or your family to utilize the facility at no additional charge.

Roundtripper Facility Memberships include

  • 20% off all privates, classes, and camps.
  • 10% off all pro-shop items including special orders
  • This membership entitles you or your family to utilize RT at no additional charge.
  • FREE cage rental.
  • FREE mound rental. (When available)
  • Free Field Time. (When available) *Specific times will be posted at RT
  • Members must reserve cage time in advance.
  • Membership is good for one year from the time of purchase.

Membership Fees:

Individual Membership: As low as $37.50 per month
Family Membership: As low as $50.00 per month
Team Membership: Please call Reid Andrews for Information. 317-896-2900

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Contact us for information about our lessons and programs. We work with young athletes in Westfield, Indiana.

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30 Years in Business
61 Professionals Trained
794 College Athletes
40000 Ballplayers Made