Finding out that a baseball player can qualify for an academic scholarship is pure candy for college coaches. Therefore a truly effective baseball program produces student-athletes who can effectively manage the difficult balance between academic and athletic responsibilities in high school and college. RBI student-athletes succeed in their academic work as well as on the field. RBI promotes good academic habits and aims for its players to maintain a 3.5 GPA. Consistent hard work, time management and the desire for continued academic and athletic excellence makes this a very special group of young men where academics come first.