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    • Showcase Teams will be set based on private evaluations
    • Summer Showcase Teams will be set in January of 2018



    Showcase evaluations are $80 for the hour with Fletcher Bates. 

    During your evaluation, your player will be tested and graded in all aspects of the game. 

    If you are unable to have a private evaluation, then there is a charge of $40 for the group tryout. Players who have had a private evaluation will not be charged for the group call back tryout. 

    ** If you miss the group tryout, your placement will be based on your private evaluation. 

     Please call the facility to schedule your private individual evaluation lesson.

      After the evaluations, players maybe contacted to come back for a group tryout on the following dates: 

    Coastal Athletics: 2049 Corporate Drive South Wilmington NC 28405

    What We're About:

    Rock Solid Showcase Baseball will provide a higher level of competition for talented and motivated North Carolina baseball players who are willing to commit time to the improvement of their skills, sportsmanship, and competitiveness in a team focused environment. Rock Solid will provide the best avenue for individual player success by applying second to none MLB, College, and High School experienced instructors and coaches. This organization will have the resources available to aid players with future placement opportunities. Rock Solid has the premier baseball training facilities and resources dedicated to creating better baseball players.


    •  Rock Solid players will receive instruction from coaches who have played baseball at the Major league, Minor league and top Collegiate levels!
    • We maximize our players' exposure with college coaches and MLB scouts.
    • Play with some of the best players in North and South Carolina.
    • Our Showcase teams travel and play against great competition, at some of the best D-1 complexes.
    • Coastal Athletics has their own Private Facility that our Rock Solid players can train at to reach their maximum potential.
    • Showcase is about exposure and Fletcher Bates talks to college coaches on a daily basis. Fletcher and our staff is dedicated to finding a college that will give your son an equal opportunity to play for their school.

    Players Signed Testimonials

     - Joseph Butler

     "I wanted to thank Fletcher Bates and Coastal Athletics for helping me through this process. Your organization was a tremendous help and I'll always be grateful for my time with Rock Solid." 


    Signed Showcase Players

    Congratulations to our recently signed showcase players! These young men will be taking their game to the college level with the help of the Rock Solid showcase program!

    • Jordan Behan Swansboro IF/RHP Jordan Behan signed to Coker College
    • Cody Mullen Richmond SS/RHP Cody Mullen signed to Coker College
    • Chris Graham North Brunswick OF Chris Graham signed to UNC-Greensboro
    • Christian Heisey Jacksonville C Christian Heisey signed to North Carolina Wesleyan
    • Donovan Francis Ashley RHP/IF Donovan Francis signed to Southeastern Community College
    • Joe Butler Richmond RHP Joe Butler signed to Florence-Darlington Tech
    • Dylan Callahan Richmond IF Dylan Callahan signed to Guilford College
    • John Keubler Laney IF John Keubler signed to Guilford Tech
    • Kennedy Hardy Laney OF Kennedy Hardy signed to Belmont-Abbey
    • Bryce Best North Duplin C Bryce Best signed to Guilford College
    • Trey Pate North Duplin's Trey Pate signed to University of Mount Olive
    • Danny Wilson Topsail 3B Danny Wilson signed to UNC-Asheville
    • Caleb Clemmons 1B and RHP signed to play at Guilford Tech CC
    • Ju Ju Cason OF and LHP signed to play at Belmont-Abbey
    • John Speight RHP and INF signed to play at William Peace University

    Did You Know?

    That the Bulldogs of UNC-Asheville was ranked eighth in the nation in the best public liberal arts institutions? That was ranked among the top 75 institutions in the nation in terms of best college values? That the city of Asheville is one of the most vibrant cities in North Carolina and is located in the heart of the mountains? That its' athletic programs are apart of the Big South Conference? That the baseball team has been the epitome of progress and improvement over the last few seasons since Coach Tom Smith took over? That Rock Solid's own Danny Wilson (Topsail HS) pledged his support and commitment to being apart of the baseball team's bright future at UNC-A?

    Did You Know?

    That the Spartans of UNC-Greensboro offer courses and concentrations of study in over 100 different undergraduate curriculum's and majors? That the campus is located right near the heart of the city of Greensboro? That the athletic department has heavily invested facilities for its' athletes? That the baseball team has a new 2.3 million dollar indoor facility adjorned to their locker room and coaches offices? That the baseball team plays at a beautiful and state of the art 3500 seat stadium?That Rock Solid's own Chris Graham (North Brunswick) gave his college commitment to the Spartans and will be patrolling the outfield there for years to come?