The CSC facility is a 13,000 square foot all-turf practice facility that is centrally located in the Hampton Roads area. We focus on baseball and softball specifically!


  • Turf Infield (70’ x 80’)
  • 6 Batting Cages (12’ x 55’)
  • 2 Portable Pitching Mounds
  • Waiting/Sitting Area
  • Tees, Balls, Screens



“To provide athletes and teams of all skill levels with indoor practice space and the highest level of instruction at an AFFORDABLE price.”



• Run faster, jump higher, throw harder
• Build the foundation for more advanced training
• Improvements in flexibility, mobility, and stability
• Stimulates the physical maturation process
• Find your edge...physically and mentally

Coach Jon Spears

  • Co-Director & Co-Owner of Coastal Sports Center
  • Former assistant baseball coach at Virginia Wesleyan University
  • Former PE teacher in the VBCPS system
  • Former head baseball coach at Bayside High School
  • Former collegiate player at Radford University

Coach Spears is a Virginia Beach native who attended Salem HS and played for local coaches Pete Zell and Thomas DeMartini. He specializes in hitting instruction and has a reputation for being one of the best coaches in the area for player development. He resides in Chesapeake with his wife Megan and their three children.

Coach Topher Ellis

  • Co-Director & Co-Owner of Coastal Sports Center
  • Current assistant coach at Virginia Wesleyan University
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Former assistant baseball coach and director of strength and conditioning at the University of Mary Washington
  • Former collegiate player at Mount Olive College and Longwood University

Coach Ellis was born and raised in Virginia Beach and played his high school baseball at First Colonial under legendary coach Norbie Wilson and current FC coach Scott Stubbe. In addition to the CSC facility, Coach Ellis is the head coach for a local youth travel baseball team. He resides in Virginia Beach with his wife Rachel and their two dogs, Aruba and Kali.


CHRIS FRANCIS (Head Coach at virginia wesleyan university)

Jesse Ellison (Director of Camps & Clinics)

BRIAN MCCULLOUGH (FORMER Head Coach at Longwood university)

SEAN RAY (Former LHP at Auburn University)

Heidi Hill-Cavallo (Former NSU Head Coach)

Rhett Baron (Director of Sports Performance)

CHANCE PAULEY (Pitching Coach at NSU)

Brian beard (Former Assistant Coach at NSU)

Matt Blevins (Assistant Coach at NSU)

not Pictured...

Billy Cloninger - Infield/Hitting

Ty Boothe - Hitting (Former INF at VWU)

Paul Hall - Pitching (Former LHP at VT)

Robert Morey - Pitching (Former RHP at UVA)

Alex Shauger - Pitching/Fielding (Former LHP/OF at Chipola)

Ricky Allred - Hitting (Former RHP/1B at VWU)

Tim Agreste - Hitting/Fielding