At PRO5 we emphasize 5 areas of development:
1.Professional Baseball Instruction 2.Character/Leadership Development
3.Academic Support 4.Physical Fitness 5.Community Service
PRO5 Academy is designed for elite baseball players, locally and internationally. If you are a focused, aspiring college or professional baseball player and want to be trained to compete at the next stage in your baseball career, PRO5 is the place for you. PRO5 currently makes Ting Park (Salamanders Stadium) its home for daily practices and home games.
Our professional program targets five specific areas:
1: Professional Baseball Instruction
2: Character/Leadership Development
3: Academic Support
4: Strength & Speed
5: Community Service
Professional Baseball Instruction
PRO5 Academy players have the opportunity to learn from the best in the area. Our staff includes…
Mike Griffin: (Former MLB Academy Head Coach, Current Czech National Team Manager and Baseball development director for Purpose Driven Baseball)
Corey Lee (Former NCSU pitcher and first round pick by the Texas Rangers)
Drew Anderson (Former Ohio State star and AAA Cincinnati Reds; owner of DiamondFit Performance
Jason Roach (Former UNCW Seahawk and NY Mets MLB pitcher)
Bryan Adametz (Former NCSU and College World Series player)
Guest Coaches and Consultants:
Pitching Consultant: Scott Emerson (Oakland A’s Pitching Coach)
Hitting Consultant: Tim Hyers (Boston Red Sox Hitting Coach)
Advisor: Trot Nixon (Former Red Sox World Champion)
Jerry Sands (MLB and MLBi player with Dodgers, Indians, White Sox, Rays and Giants)
JD Closser (Former MLB catcher (Rockies) and current MLBi coach with Yankees)
Nick Gorneault (Former MLB (Angels) and current Angels Scout)
Mike Rikard (Current National Scouting Director (Boston Red Sox))
The foundation to Success on and off the field is Character. Conversations about character and leadership are integrated into everything we do at PR05 Academy.
Our goal is look beyond the success that can be achieved on the field to success over a lifetime.
Creative and flexible academic options for students today enables programs like PRO5 to exists. Our players achieve their academic goals through online programs at their current schools, CrossRoads Flex (Wake County) and homeschool. Our staff and academic advisors provide information and supervision to make sure PRO5 athletes reach their potential in the classroom.
Strength & Speed
PRO5 Academy partners with Diamond Fit Performance to insure that our players are in the best physical condition to achieve their goals.
PRO5 Academy is committed to encourage our staff and players to make a tangible contribution to the community through serving others.
Why choose the PRO5 Baseball Academy?
PRO5 is not for everyone. Our goal is to provide an elite, all-inclusive, year round baseball development program that will help prepare each player to have success at the next level whether in college or professional baseball. Our professional staff will provide a mentoring environment to help guide and direct players in their careers. From spring through fall we hold high level practices that include early work for individual player development, team fundamental work, and detailed instruction that will help each player walk into a college or professional environment feeling prepared.
How many games do the PRO5 players play in?
Our schedule features 50-60 games annually during the spring and fall seasons.
Who do you play?
Our aim is to create a competitive schedule that gives our players the opportunity to fail and be challenged in order to develop and improve. Our schedule features games against JUCO teams and other nationally renown baseball academies in Florida, Alabama, Georgia and more.
Can we still play Showcase?
Yes, we only practice during the week in the summer to allow players to play for their showcase teams.
What is the cost?
The cost of the academy is $13,750/Year for high school seniors and $15,000 for all other classes. The cost includes hotels and accommodation, all game/tournament fees, Stadium and indoor facility rentals, DiamondFit Performance strength and speed, Inside Recruit videos and memberships, Pro scout days, and more.
Is PRO5 Baseball Academy a school?
No, however, we offer academic guidance and support. Players can choose from many academic options such as Crossroads Flex (Wake County Public School), Home School Curriculums, NC Virtual Public School, Connections Academy, or remain at their current high school while requesting an online or a flexible course structure. Each player is different and we help guide in the option that best fits that individual.