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Baseball, LLC Buys Cherokee Athletic and Cherokee Baseball and Softball Academy in Maryville, Tenn.
Baseball, LLC Buys Cherokee Athletic and Cherokee Baseball and Softball Academy with plans to grow already successful business. Well-known instructors and trainers will remain as capabilities for serving athletes expand.
By: Ackermann PR
Cherokee Athletic and Cherokee Baseball and Softball Academy, located at 1410 Sevierville Rd. in Maryville, consist of a 4,500-square-
“We have athletes who travel from Chattanooga, Crossville and the Bristol area to train here at Cherokee baseball and Softball Academy,” said Doug Bochtler of Baseball, LLC. Bochtler, who played Major League Baseball for San Diego, Detroit, Los Angeles and Kansas City now provides baseball training, conditioning and coaching for amateur athletes ages 8 to 18 and select professionals and college players at its Maryville facility.
Bochtler said, “Cherokee is a state-of-the-
First-Team All American and former University of Tennessee softball star Sarah Fekete-Bailey, who led the nation in hitting with a staggering .500 (110-of-220)
“There’s no other program in East Tennessee that rivals what we do here at Cherokee Academy,” Fekete-Bailey said. “With the involvement of Baseball, LLC, we’ll have access to more resources and be able to do even more for the athletes we train. It’s exciting to see how this will benefit Cherokee Athletic and Cherokee Baseball and Softball Academy and the athletes we serve.”
Baseball, LLC says the world-class instructing staff at Cherokee Baseball and Softball Academy will remain unchanged and only be enhanced to include a wider breadth of both baseball and softball training options.
In addition to the talented staff, Baseball, LLC representatives say they will focus attention on expanding the Cherokee Athletic Pro Shop, which carries equipment from Rawlings, Wilson, Under Armour, Louisville Slugger, and Nike among others for the youngest tee ball players to the most advanced and seasoned pro. A full line of stock and custom uniforms is offered for all sports and Cherokee Athletic provides screen printing and custom embroidery.
Cherokee Athletic and Cherokee Baseball and Softball Academy have nine employees. It is opened from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, call (865) 681-6122.
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