Opening hours

Weekdays: 3pm – 8pm
Weekends: 10am – 2pm

A Hitter’s Paradise in the Heart of Daytona Beach.

A clean, safe, air conditioned environment to put work in and raise your game to new levels.  4 Hitting tunnels, 4 Hack Attack machines, and the only HitTrax facility in East Central Florida.

Highest Quality Cages

Each cage contains a Jr Hack Attack machine with Team Feeder, in heavy use by every MLB organization.

HitTrax

We are the only HitTrax facility in East Central Florida, the gold standard for hitting analytics and simulation.

Hitting Instruction

Looking for high quality data-driven instruction?  Our instructors are some of the best you’ll find at any level.

Membership Pricing – Individuals

Month to Month

$65monthly
  • Unlimited Access
  • Access to Instructors
  • HitTrax Included

3 Month

$177
  • 3 Months Access
  • Save 10% Per Month
  • HitTrax Included

6 Month

$312
  • 6 Months Access
  • Save 20% Per Month
  • HitTrax Included

12 Month

$552
  • 12 Months Access
  • Save 30% Per Month
  • HitTrax Included

Membership Pricing – Families

Month to Month

$95monthly
  • Unlimited Access
  • Access to Instructors
  • HitTrax Included

3 Month

$258
  • 3 Months Access
  • Save 10% Per Month
  • HitTrax Included

6 Month

$456
  • 6 Months Access
  • Save 20% Per Month
  • HitTrax Included

12 Month

$804
  • 12 Months Access
  • Save 30% Per Month
  • HitTrax Included

Book Online!

We strongly encourage booking your cage time online.  Don’t forget to sign the waiver online as well.

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Sign Waiver

Hitting Camps

July Hitting Camp

  • July 19 – 21
  • Led by Instructors Logan Lawrence & Lee Mcfarland
  • 9am – 12pm each day
  • Only 16 spots available
  • Powered by HitTrax!!
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August Hitting Camp

  • August 4th – August 6th
  • Led by Instructors Jeff Lemon & Lee Mcfarland
  • 9am – 12pm each day
  • Only 16 spots available
  • Powered by HitTrax!
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Meet the Athlete Academy team

At our core we are baseball people who are passionate about teaching and growing the game.

Steve Strickland

Steve Strickland

OWNER

  • Spruce Creek Baseball 1994-1998
  • B.S. Computer Science (UCF 2002)
  • M.S. Systems Engineering (UF 2008)
  • Co-founder Lightning Baseball
  • Travel head coach 2016 – Present
Lee McFarland

Lee McFarland

HITTING INSTRUCTOR

High School

  • Spruce Creek Baseball 1987-1989

College

  • Tallahassee Community College 1990-1992
  • Embry Riddle 1992-1993

Coaching

  • NSB HS – assistant coach 1994-1995
  • Head Coach Taylor HS 1996-1999
  • Assistant Coach Mainland high school 2000-2001
  • AAU travel baseball coach 2008-2013
  • Spruce Creek pitching/associate head coach 2013-2017
  • Nation Elite HS summer/Fall showcase head coach 2016-2017
  • Private instructions pitching/hitting 1996-2020
Jeff Lemon

Jeff Lemon

HITTING INSTRUCTOR

High School

  • 2006 Flagler Palm Coast HS Rookie of the year
  • 2007 FACA Second Team Infield
  • 2007 5 Star Second Team – 2nd Base
  • 2007 All Area Honorable Mention
  • 2008 5 Star First Team – 2nd Base
  • 2008 FACA First Team – 2nd Base
  • 2008 All Area Second Team
  • 2009 5 Star First Team – Shortstop
  • 2009 FACA Second Team – Shortstop
  • 2009 All Area First Team
  • 2009 Flagler Palm Coast High School MVP

College

  • Embry Riddle
  • 2012 Sun Conference – All Conference Second Team
  • 2013 Sun Conference – All Conference First Team
  • 2013 NAIA World Series All Tournament Team
  • 2013 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Baseball MVP

Coaching

  • Seabreeze High School head coach 2018 – Present
  • Scorpions Travel baseball coach 2019 – Present
Casey Bell

Casey Bell

HITTING INSTRUCTOR

High School

  • Spruce Creek Baseball 2010-2013
  • All District Team 2013
  • Defensive Player of The Year 2013
  • Co – MVP 2013

College

  • LaGrange College
  • 2014: All Conference Team and Rookie of the Week
  • 2014: Team Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2016: All Conference Team
  • 2017: USA South Player of the Year, All Conference Team, All South Region First Team, All American First Team, All South Region Tournament Team, Led Conference in hits and doubles, Set schools season record in doubles (22)
  • Career: .330 AVG, 212 Hits (6th all time), 48 Doubles (3rd all time), 132 RBIS (6th All time)

Coaching

  • Lightning Baseball 2018
  • Florida Xtreme 2018-Present
  • Spruce Creek High School 2018-Present
  • Orlando Scorpions 2018-Present
Patrick Mazeika

Patrick Mazeika

HITTING & CATCHING INSTRUCTOR

Professional Baseball

  • Current – New York Mets

The Facility

The Athlete Academy facility is an air conditioned state of the art training center to help you improve your game.

Indoor Batting Cages
Indoor Batting Cages
Indoor Batting Cages
Indoor Batting Cages

Book Online!

We strongly encourage booking your cage time online.  Don’t forget to sign the waiver online as well.

Book Online
Sign Waiver

Contact us

Have a question about our facility and/or services?  Let get in touch!

386-238-9576