Illinois gators

a path for players and coaches to develop and grow

Illinois Gators

Founded in 2018 as the first expansion club of Gators Baseball Academy. The Illinois Gators is a 6U-18U  baseball and softball club in the Edwardsville area that provides opportunities for players seeking development and structure. Off-season training is centered around individual development through a variety of skill specific programs. Gators coaches range from paid coaches, former players, and parents.


To learn more or for questions, please contact  Jim Cromer  at

LVille Slugger - Black

2022 - 2023


15U Weaving

15U Farrell

Southern IL - Poe

Please see GBA Program tab for full list of teams in our GBA Development program

14U Nordstrom

14U Greene

13U Navy (Ohlau)

13U Navy (Williamson)

13U Dameron

Southern IL - Atchison

Southern IL - Shields

12U Navy (Schroeder)

12U Fusaro

12U Harvey

Southern IL - Doan

11U Kamp

11U Vas

11U Luckett

Southern IL - Parks

10U Hall

10U Tosovsky

Southern IL - Kirkpatrick

9U Kamp

9U Crumley

Southern IL - Shields

8U Slaton

8U Jonff

8U Davis

Southern IL 8U - Wallace

7U Turnbull

7U Aylward

7U Carroll