Walbeck Baseball Academy (WBA) trains and conditions aspiring All-Stars ages 4 and up to achieve athletic merit in the sport of baseball. Through private instruction, group training, and competitive teams, WBA combines physical and mental aspects of the sport to initiate well-rounded players who aspire to reach their full potential.


Founded by former Major League Catcher, Coach, and Minor League Championship Manager, Matt Walbeck, who set his sights on playing Major League Baseball as a child and never stopped believing in his dream until it finally became a reality.


WBA offers a variety of training options for every skill level from beginning players learning the fundamentals of baseball, to varsity players preparing for their life’s calling and college players conditioning for their big break.


President and Director of Instruction, Matt Walbeck and his WBA Certified Managers and Instructors are committed to helping young baseball players shape and develop their abilities in a positive environment. 


The mission at Walbeck Baseball Academy is to help players reach their full potential through our unique training options and positive coaching style that cultivates winning attitudes.

WBA provides the diversity of individual, group, and team instruction to help players improve skill levels and realize short and long term goals in a stable environment that promotes athleticism, sportsmanship and the thrill of competition.  

With respect to parents and players, WBA fosters an inclusive process that garners successful outcomes, inspires confidence, encourages a sense of belonging, and helps players embrace journeys that take shape and evolve, because...

With Every Goal you Accomplish—a New Journey Begins!

Just wanted to pass along a big thank you for your instruction and your staff at the East Sac Fall Ball clinic this year. As a parent and coach, I learned a lifetime of tips and lessons for my son to use in the years ahead. If only I learned them when I was growing up!

— Mitch Golden

WBA on Sacramento & Co. ABC10