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Assistant Coach 10U & 11U

Clint Lapole

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Assistant Coach 15U & Showcase 

Ed Smith


Assistant Coach 14U

Larry Dulin


Assistant Coach 12U

Ron Wolford


Assistant Coach 9U

Robbie Burns


Coach 15U & Showcase

Dave Gora


Head Coach 14U

Ben Bradford


Assistant Coach 10u

Travis Ketron


Assistant Coach 14U

Bill Craver


Assistant Coach 11U

Christopher Miller


Assistant Coach 9U

Josh Wolfe

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About Dean DiMaria

Dean DiMaria has over 14 years of coaching experience.  He is the Director of the DiMaria Baseball Academy Travel & Showcase Program.  Dean has lead his teams to multiple state and conference championships and has helped coach and mentor young players to achieve their goal of playing baseball at the middle school, high school and college levels.


His head coaching successes with leading school teams to championships, the 11U Travel team (#2 ranked team in NC) and Showcase teams, Dean imparts his coaching philosophy on his student athletes by helping to develop their growth mindset with having a positive attitude, ‘all-in’ commitment, relentless effort and to be a selfless teammate.  His ACES (Attitude/Commitment/Effort/Selflessness) fits in well with developing competitive hard working student athletes in the great game of baseball and in life. His knowledge and unique communication skills develops players 5 Tool skill sets with hitting for average & power, fielding, throwing and base running. 


In addition to his leadership and head coaching roles, Dean also leads the Private Lesson program and the summer and winter baseball camps and clinics.




Have questions‭ or are you interested in DBA Tryouts, Camps, or Lessons?

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Ph: 336.447.8070 (Dean)     Email:

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A Message From The Director

The DiMaria Baseball Academy (DBA) is a unique Travel & Showcase Baseball Program that provides student athletes with the culture, coaching, technology and resources to develop their skill sets (5-Tools) and compete at the highest levels.  

DBA offers an enriching culture, technology and high level coaching to develop the mental and physical skill sets to assist athletes in reaching their full potential in a team environment. Our coaches and instructors teach the fundamental and advanced skills required to play next level baseball. 

The DBA Program, offers a one of its kind Customized Developmental Program, not only develops fundamental and advanced baseball skills, but it also improves the athlete's ability to become baseball strong, fast, quick, flexible and mobile with rotational explosiveness to compete at the highest level of baseball. 

The DBA teams are looking for student athletes who love to play the great game of baseball and the game is  important to them with 

  #1. A growth mindset with the desire to be coached and developed

  #2. A burning fire to develop their skill sets with a positive attitude, all in commitment, and relentless effort in a team first culture


Do you have what it takes?

Changing lives one player at a time! 

Dean DiMaria

DBA Baseball Director

I Can, I Will™



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