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Rey Garcia - Owner and Director of Player Development is proud to introduce you to the Garcia Hitting Academy, a new baseball and softball hitting and training facility located at 577 Main St, Hudson, MA. Our facility is also the new home for the North East Pride Baseball and Softball elite travel teams who compete in highly competitive leagues and tournaments throughout New England.
Rey brings his baseball and softball skills to Garcia Hitting Academy from the Dominican Republic. At the age of 17, the New York Yankees signed Reylin as a free agent where he played for 3 seasons. After Rey’s professional baseball years were over, he started playing fast pitch softball where he made the All- American team for 4 years. This included an Outstanding Defense award at shortstop in 2002, and also Athlete of the Year nominee for the Golden Glove Award. In 2006, the US played in an International Tournament where they were awarded the Gold Medal, going undefeated. Rey was awarded the Batting Title with a .583 average.
Garcia Hitting Academy focuses on baseball and softball hitting instruction, fundamentals, and advanced skills in all aspects of baseball and softball.
North East Pride is a girls fastpitch softball and boys baseball organization committed to excellence on and off the field. Our diverse coaching staff brings many years of experience playing including current collegiate level players and former collegiate level coaches. Our coaches are proficiently trained by former USA/New York Yankees Infielder Rey Garcia who has spent the last 15 years teaching hitting and fielding at all levels from Division I to Pro baseball.
We take pride in our athletes and have trained many successfully recruited division I, II, and III players around the country. Take a look at our alumni page to see what exciting things our graduates are up to!