Coach Max Fletcher

Coach Max is a former player under Coach Waters, played his High School ball at Highland Tech in Gastonia NC ,and is currently the head baseball coach at W.C.Friday middle school in Gastonia NC. A graduate of Western North Carolina University, Coach Fletcher brings a solid foundation of fundamentals, and knows exactly how GSB wants our players to perform on and off the field.

the "den" our new facility

Coach Derek Neal

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Coach Neal Played his H.S. ball @ Bessemer City High School ,

and later honed his left arm on the mound at Limestone College in Gaffney SC.

Coach Clint Jordan

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Coach Jordan played under coach Waters for 6 years , he also played at Statesville H.S., then later had great success on the mound at St. Andrews University as a closer. Coach Jordan is currently the head baseball coach at W.P. Grier Middle school in Gastonia NC.

Coach Ethan Reep

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Coach Reep a former player under Coach Waters, played his high school ball at Highland Tech H.S. in Gastonia NC. Still holds the single season strike out record. He later took that strong left arm of his to Lenoir Rhyne University in Hickory NC.

Our staff

Coach Billy Waters

Coach Waters is the Owner & Founder of GSB Grizzlies. He has coached players in the Gaston, Catawba, Lincoln, and Iredell Counties since 2005. Former pitcher himself, he takes pride in working with young players that have the drive and dedication to take their craft to the next level.

Coach Waters usually heads up the showcase staff, and oversees the college recruiting for GSB.

The new Grizzlies DEN is OPEN and we are training and doing lesson daily ! Come check us out in Gastonia. Located on Franklin Blvd, just a couple blocks down from where the new Ball Park is about to be built. Thanks to our GSB family, we have had tons of great parents, players, and coach's lend a helping hand to get us open. Check out the hard work.

Who We Are

GSB is a travel organization based out of the Gastonia area. 

We have travel softball & baseball teams from the 8u machine pitch level all the way up to our college showcase level.

We hold tryouts year round for all age groups. 

With an experienced coaching staff that takes teaching / coaching to heart.

Not only do they strive to build great ball players but also great young men and women.

It takes a special person to dedicate their time to be a coach. At GSB we have some of the best, hands down !

Players often need that one on one time with an instructor or coach.

Sometimes the team practices just are not enough, or there is a need for just that little bit extra work.

GSB offers private hitting, pitching, and agility lessons.

Hour blocks are set up with our instructors.

Rates vary with age

Please contact Coach Waters or Coach Brittain for appointment

**GSB player discount on all lessons.

one on one lessons

​GSB Grizzlies Softball & Baseball

Coach Jamie Brittain

Coach Brittian serves as the Athletic Director & head of scouting for GSB Grizzlies. 

Coach has been coaching in the Burke , Catawba county area for the past several years. Jamie handles the day to day operations, getting the players in and out of the facility, and onto the field.