The Valley's Premier Indoor Sports Facility!

(540) 249-7331

(540) 649-8899

404 Augusta Ave | Grottoes, VA



DARYL IRVINE: Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 1st Round of 1985 MLB Supplemental Draft.  His 10-year pro career included parts of 3 seasons in the Big Leagues with the Red Sox.  Graduated from Spotswood High School in 1983 and played at Ferrum College, where he was All-Conference Shortstop and Pitcher.  20+ Years Coaching Experience and Charter Member of SHS Athletic Hall of Fame.


Additional Baseball Instructors:

TIM NICELY: All-State Pitcher and OF at Spotswood HS, 1985-87.  All-ODAC Pitcher at Bridgewater College and member of 2 ODAC Championship Teams, 1988 & 1991.  Finished career at BC with 6-2 Record and .329 Career Batting Average as a 2-way player.  15+ years coaching experience and Member of SHS Athletic Hall of Fame.


AUSTIN NICELY: 10th Round Draft Pick out of High School, with Houston Astros, in 2013 MLB Draft.  Currently playing in Astros Minor League system.  Was also offered a scholarship as 2-way player at University of Virginia.  All-State Pitcher, and All Region 1B/DH at Spotswood HS, 2011-2014.  Member of SHS State Final & Final 4 Basketball Teams in 2011 & 2013.  2-year starter at QB for SHS Football Team.




KEVIN HELMICK: With 15 years experience as teacher in Augusta County School System, Kevin brings a true educational approach to softball instruction; An All-Conference baseball player at both Spotswood High School and Bridgewater College.   He coached Bridgewater Little League softball teams to two state championships.  Helmick also coached travel softball at a national level with the Shamrocks organization out of northern Virginia; and currently coaches the Richmond Diamonds. He is owner/publisher of a nationally recognized travel softball website,




Please call us for pricing regarding individual, group or package lessons

with our instructors.



(540) 649-8899      (540) 249-7331

404 Augusta Ave.             Grottoes, VA


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