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Down South College Bus Tour

Due to COVID, the Down South Bus Tour is being moved to mid August, please stay tuned for updates. 

List of Confirmed Schools Attending

Friday February 12th from 7-9pm in Reston, VA

Allegheny College, Ty Schuch
Bridgewater College, Ryan Brewer
Cabrini University, Nick Weisheipl
Catholic University, Christopher Nee
Catholic University, Bobby Picardo
Eastern Mennonite University, Elijah Sumpter
Hampden-Sydney College, Jonathan Triesler
Marymount University, Cullen Moore
McDaniel College, Kevin Heiss
Salisbury University, Austin Heenan
Shenandoah University, Nick Sborz
Stevenson University, Dave Gage
Ursinus College, Stan Exeter
Washington & Jefferson College, Josh Crummer
Wilson College, John Poss

Monday February 15th from 11am-1pm in Richmond, VA
Allegheny College, Ty Schuch
Catholic University, Bobby Picardo
Hampden-Sydney College, Jonathan Triesler
Marymount University, Shane Halley
Randolph-Macon College, M.L. Morgan
Stevenson University, Dave Gage
Ursinus College, Stan Exeter
Washington & Jefferson College, Josh Crummer

Additional highlights of our Scout Day Showcases include:

  • The Reston Scout Day(2/12) includes an extended Offensive and Pitching Showcase
  • The Richmond Scout Day(2/15) includes an Offensive, Defensive and Pitching Showcase, as well as Home-1st times
  • BOTH Scout Days ALSO include a personal recruiting video, Blast MotionPitching Rapsodo, exit velo, arm velo, broad jumps, shuttle runs
  • Digital Report Cards – Personal Recruiting Video and Data Analytics with Blast and Rapsodo
  • $249 Registration Fee includes everything(Recruiting Video, Pro Style Workout, Blast Motion, Rapsodo and more!)
  • Check out our Website for more info on past Tours & Showcases and what’s in store for 2021
2021 Down South Bus Tour Info: 
The 2nd Annual BBA Down South College Bus Tour will now take place in mid-August with the exact dates still TBD. Any current high school player is permitted to attend and below are some of the photos from past tours, along with important details regarding the 4 day experience.
*Virginia Tech Head Coach John Szefc talking with the players
1) What is the Down South Bus Tour & Showcase?: The Annual BBA Down South Bus Tour is a four day trip, with the top priority of giving every student athlete on the bus a first hand take on the college experience. The trip will include the following:
  • College Recruiting Seminar
  • College List Creation/Assistance
  • 14 Campus Tours(see list below)
    • Led by individuals from the coaching staff, players from the current roster and/or members of the faculty/administration at each of the schools.
  • 2 Showcases: (Reston and Richmond areas).
  • 20+ College Coaches Attending Showcases
  • 360+ College Coaches will receive each player’s digital report card consisting of video footage, a Rapsodo report, a Blast Motion report, player profile info and more!
List of 2021 College Tours  
*Wake Forest University Tour of their Weight Room 
We encourage you to check out more footage from last year’s Down South Bus Tour on our Instagram page:
*VCU Tour of Locker Room 
2) Transportation/Hotels 2021- More info coming soon
  • Route: Northern VA – Roundtrip 
  •  The bus will depart from George Mason University in the late afternoon on Friday February 12th, make several stops at locations throughout the weekend, and return to John R. Lewis High School in Springfield, VA on the evening of Monday February 15th. 
*University of Richmond Coaches Talking to the Players
3) Tour Guides Players will be guided/chaperoned by Andy Bradley, CEO/Executive Director of BBA.
*JMU Tour
4) Players Only- Parents are asked not to attend this trip as we want to create a true college baseball experience for these four days. One of our top goals is for the student athletes to walk away from this experience with a better understanding of what it truly takes to play college baseball.
*Barton College Coaches talking with our players
5) Registration and Cost Any player interested in joining us on this incredible experience must click here to register and complete the waiver. The total cost of the trip is $1,499 during the Early Bird Registration period.
There is an option to pay half of the registration fee a the time of checkout, which is non-refundable. You also have the option to pay the full amount at the time of checkout. This price includes all activities, hotels and bus transportation. Players must also bring spending money for 3-4 meals, as most meals are provided by the BBA staff.