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Meet the Coaches

Coach Ed Nicolace and Coach Charlie Brown.


Coach Ed Nicolace  brings a high intensity experience to the organization. As a catcher, he received full scholarships to play for Indian River Community College and Florida International University in Miami. Coach Nicolace, who has coached high level travel ball teams for many years, is an experienced hitting instructor, and loves teaching students at every level of the game.

Coach Charlie Brown brings experience as a former Professional baseball player with the Yankees to VBBA. Coach Brown has coached baseball for over 20 years, including serving as the pitching coordinator for a highly ranked travel ball organization before starting the VBBA Prospects. He offers expert pitching instruction, helping players take their game to the next level.