Pro Prep Academy

NIBA Pro Prep Academy is for players age 17-20 that are not on a college roster looking for a alternate path to Professional Baseball. Whether you are working without attending college, attending a college without a baseball team, or a reserve in the military you are eligible to play for one of our teams upon registration. Our teams will play a full season (Sept 21- August 22) and play against Collegiate, Summer Collegiate, Pro Showcase, and Professional teams. 

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What Is NIBA Pro Prep Academy?



Fall Season: September - November

Spring Season: March - May

Summer Season; June - July

  • Teams will be located in Fayetteville and Charlotte, North Carolina 

  • Our Pro Prep Academy is for players not playing on a collegiate roster ages 17-20. Players can choose to play a full season of Fall, Spring, and Summer or, they can register for each season individually.

  • Players within our Academy are encouraged to attend college in person or online and work either full-time or part-time jobs to gain work experience. We will work with local schools and employers in your area to find opportunities for work and education that will work around your baseball schedule!

  • Players will have access to to conditioning programs and baseball development through our Pro Prep and Professional League staff.

  • Housing is the sole responsibility of the player. We will have partnerships with local apartment complexes and extended stays if you need help finding accommodations.

  • Players will have access to our Player Revenue/Rewards Program (PRRP) to make money during their time in our league! Players can use this money to help cover living expenses, spending money, etc.

    • The brochure for this program can be found on the main menu at the top of our website!

*Individual Season: $500

*Full Year (Fall, Spring, Summer): $1,500


Our Pro Prep Academy is now live and we are filling rosters! We are a proud affiliate of Southern Shores Professional League and are excited to provide players not currently on a college roster, an alternative avenue to professional baseball. We are looking for talented and serious baseball players looking to continue their professional dreams in a league that is devoted to helping them accomplish their goals. With teams in North Carolina, our league highlights local talent in the southeast while also providing them an opportunity to compete. 

2021 Projected Teams 

1. Carolina StingRays

2. Charlotte Swarm

3. Gate City Bears

4. Concord Chiefs

Player Revenue/Rewards Program

For registered players in our league, we have a great Player Revenue/Rewards Program (PRRP) that players can utilize! This program that we offer is designed to help players with living costs, an opportunity to make extra money while playing, and work within baseball operations to add experience on your resume!

Want more information about this exciting program? Email us at: 

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Our Pro Prep Academy competes across North Carolina with our host sites in Fayetteville and Charlotte, North Carolina. The fields that we compete at include but are not limited to: Tom Cope Field, Stoner White Stadium, Beddingfield High School, West Mecklenburg HS, Kings Field, Deep River Field, Ed Price Field, Victory Christian, and Sid Boyette Field.

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NIBA Pro Prep Academy is accepting sponsors! 

If your business would like to join Graham Sporting Goods, Extended Stay America, and Akadema as partners with our organization, please contact us at: to learn more about opportunities. We are expanding fast!