Coach Raffi continues to provide high-quality, expert baseball training to athletes of all ages/skill levels with private and group lessons at Buckley Performance.
Training days/hours for Coach Raffi:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
3:00pm - 9:00pm
To book with Coach Raffi, click the "Schedule Now" button at the top of the page to be redirected to his online scheduling platform.
For additional questions, group training, off-hours training, or to set up standing appointments, please call: 281-995-6033.
6320 Fairdale Lane
Houston, TX 77057
Payment accepted: cash, check, Zelle or Cash App
Credit/Debit no longer accepted
What an athlete puts in off-season is demonstrated in the performance of that athlete in-season. Don't let time pass you by. Rest is incredibly important in the off season, however strengthening, conditioning, and skill repetition will keep you ready when it's time to hit the field and get back into the swing of things.
Don't lose the progress from last season. Book now to prepare early for your upcoming tryouts, pre-season, and Spring/Summer season.
Your success in-season will reflect your dedication and time committment off-season, when no one is watching.
Coach Raffi has joined the growing Houston Wildcatters organization's coaching staff.
Looking forward to a fantastic Spring/Summer 2023 season!
For more information on the Houston Wildcatters program and tryouts, please visit: https://www.houstonwildcatters.com/
The Dugout Baseball Academy has closed its doors after 14 years in the greater Houston area.
We are so appreciative of every person who walked through our door and supported our journey. Without you, there would have been no Dugout, or the amazing memories you helped us create. We will always cherish the incredible friendships we've made through these last 14 years. Thank you all so very much!
A former professional player from the Dominican Republic, with over 17 years playing in professional baseball, including the MLB, Independent Baseball League, and the Dominican Winter Baseball League, as an infielder and pitcher, Coach Raffi transitioned his baseball expertise as a trainer and coach for athletes in the greater Houston area in 2007.
With over 14 years as the owner & primary coach/trainer of the Dugout Baseball Academy, training individual athletes and teams, Coach Raffi has had the opportunity to prepare his athletes to play at their highest levels of competition, including the Little League World Series, High School Championships, Travel Baseball Championships, Collegiate Baseball, and even the MLB.
To date, Coach Raffi has multiple athletes currently in high school and college baseball, helping them prepare to go as far as their aspirations take them.
From the youngest athletes, to those playing at the professional level, Coach Raffi's experience, expertise, and love for this game makes him one of the most respected, and sought-out coaches in the Houston area.
Coach Raffi closed the doors to the Dugout in September 2022, but continues to train/coach athletes of all ages and skill levels across the Greater Houston area, and with the Houston Wildcatters organization.
To provide premium quality baseball training that is age and skill appropriate for each athlete in a positive learning environment, using positive feedback, encouragement and coaching, allowing for the athlete to learn and improve in their game with confidence and the skill-base needed to be an effective player exhibiting a positive attitude, good sportsmanship and fair play as an individual and part of a team.
Clients with recurring or standing appointments with coach Raffi are responsible for the lesson time held for the duration of the recurring schedule, determined by the client at time of booking, until schedule has expired, or is changed or cancelled with coach Raffi.
Cancellations/Missed Lessons/No-Shows with less than 24hr notice will incur a "missed appointment" charge at the full price of the lesson.
Clients with recurring/standing appointments that no-show more than 2 occurances will lose their standing appointment slot.
No shows, forgotten lessons, late cancellations or lesson time changes, made less than 24 hrs from start of scheduled lesson will incur a full charge for the lesson missed.
Cancellations/lesson changes MUST be made by phone only.
Call coach Raffi directly: 281-995-6033.
Cancellations will NOT be accepted by email or text message, as these accounts are not monitored regularly.
Outstanding fees/unpaid missed appointments must be paid prior to your next scheduled appointment date. Unpaid accounts may result in cancellation of subsequent lessons and/or standing appointment.