Announcements

Charles graduated from Jay M Robinson HS where was a 4-year Varsity starter. He was All-Conference his senior year and the Team MVP batting .500 for the season. He played his college baseball at St. Andrews Presbyterian College located in Laurinburg, NC where we was a 4 year starter at 3B and holds the school’s record for most career starts and games played. He earned his degree in Business Administration.


Charles started with Core Athletics by coaching a Fall Metro team. He has since coached several youth teams within Core Athletics’ programs. He was also Jay M Robinson’s JV coach and a local showcase team coach. His experience as various levels gives him a unique vision to help players journey through their playing careers.

Meet our Coaches


Justin Wallace joined the Stampede program to coach the JV program in 2017.  Justin lives in Concord with his wife and two children; Marcus and Madelyn.  He is currently the pastor at One Life Church after 12 years as the lead pastor of Impact Charlotte at UNCC.  He coached baseball at Hickory Grove Christian School the last four years, last year as their varsity coach.  Justin played college baseball for Anderson University (Indiana) primarily as an outfielder.  He grew up in Scottsburg, IN attending Scottsburg HS where he was a standout at both second base and shortstop. 


David is the owner and operator of Darwin
Sports, Inc. and the Core Athletics facility. His experience includes six years as a professional baseball player and 15 years as a youth baseball camp instructor.

David is the owner and operator of Darwin
Sports, Inc. and the Core Athletics facility. His experience includes six years as a professional baseball player and 15 years as a youth baseball camp instructor.

Facility Manager, David Darwin




January 31st  marks the start of the Charlotte Stampede High School baseball season, and we hope you are as excited as we are!  Tryouts begin on Wednesday, January 31st from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Core Athletics, 120 Church St.NE, Concord.  Tryouts will continue that week, same place and time 2/1 & 2/2 (Thursday & Friday).  There will also be an outdoor workout/tryout on Saturday, 2/3  from 3:30pm-5:30pm at

2300 Eva Dr, Concord 28027. 

It is mandatory to attend all tryout days January 31-February 3.


 If you have any interest in playing for the Stampede or would just like to get more information about our program please email us at:  charlottestampedebaseball@yahoo.com

Junior Varsity Coach: Justin Wallace

The Detroit Tigers drafted him in 1996 where he progressed through the organization to play for the Triple-A Toledo Mudhens. He also played in the Cleveland Indians organization for the AA Akron Aeros and the AAA Buffalo Bisons

David played college baseball at Duke University. As a four-year starter he was ACC All Conference in 1996, a team captain, and still holds several career and season pitching records. Earning a Bachelor of Arts degree at Duke, he completed a double major in economics and sociology and was listed on the ACC All Academic Team his senior year.


Charles Weber is a Baseball Instructor & Youth League Director at Core Athletics where he oversees the development of young players. He has a passion to teach and relates well with the players.



Varsity Head Coach: Charles Weber