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WHAT IS RBI TRAINING ACADEMY?

RBI Training Academy is the premier travel baseball organization in Johnston County for players dedicated to skill development. Our mission is to build a competitive environment for athletes of all skill levels to train and develop. Our goal is to provide the facility, equipment, professional expertise and fair opportunity for players who want to learn and grow with the game of baseball.

Email: rbiraptors@gmail.com

Phone: 919-585-6141

Address: 5244 US 70 Business W. Clayton, NC 27520

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KIM SCAVONE
SOFTBALL INSTRUCTOR

Kim Scavone was named head coach of the Meredith College softball program (Avenging Angels) in 2010. In October 2014 Scavone was inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Hall of Fame.

The Avenging Angels clinched the 2017 USA South East Division Championship and went on to win the divisional playoffs.  Scavone collected her second Coach of the Year honor as the team earned a program-best 28 wins.

In just her second season at the helm, Scavone garnered the 2012 USA South Coach of the Year honors after leading her team to a 26-10 overall record.

Scavone brings a wealth of experience to the Avenging Angels athletics program. She came to Meredith after serving as Assistant Coach at Division I Fordham University. During Scavone’s tenure from 2003-2005, the Rams collected their first Atlantic 10 regular season title in 2005, as well as setting school records with 38 wins and 308 strikeouts. Scavone helped guide the Fordham pitching staff to team records for earned run average, shutouts, and strikeouts.

In addition to coaching softball at the collegiate level, Scavone played and coached professionally overseas.  In her first season while in Italy, in the Italian Federation Softball League, she helped Porpetto to a 20-8 overall record, good for 1st place in the A Division, and a berth in the A2 National Championship Series. In that series, Poretto defeated Rome, three games to one, with Scavone pitching a perfect game in Game 3. Overall, Scavone posted a perfect 8-0 record, pitching 56 innings while striking out 91 batters and her 0.13 earned run average lead the league.

Scavone was a four-year starter at Boston College from 2000-2003, serving as team captain her junior and senior years. In 2000 she garnered the 2000 Big East Rookie of the Year award, while also earning First Team All-Rookie and First Team All-Big East honors.  Scavone capped off her career as the Big East Pitcher of the Year in 2003 and earned First Team All-Big East honors. Scavone finished her career as the Big East Conference and Boston College career and single season strikeout record holder. She was also a First Team Regional All-American in 2003.  She received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Boston College.

A graduate of Bay Shore High School, Scavone received plenty of accolades as she was named the New York State Class A Player of the Year twice. She was also a two-time NFCA All-American, a two-time NFCA Academic All-American and a three-time Fast Pitch Magazine All-American. In June 2012, Scavone was inducted into the New York State High School Softball Hall of Fame as a member of the charter class.

Scavone and husband Vincent have two children, Katherine and Ryan, and reside in Clayton.