As the weekend approaches, DME Academy is gearing up to host an exhilarating lineup of sports events that promise excitement, skill, and fierce competition on their campus in Daytona Beach, Florida. From basketball showdowns to soccer showcases, DME is set to be the epicenter of sports action from Friday, January 12, to Monday, January 15.

The Grind Session Daytona: Elevating High School Basketball on a Global Stage

Kicking off the weekend on Friday, January 12, is The Grind Session Daytona, part of an international winter circuit showcasing elite high school basketball talent. Teams from across the nation and Canada, including powerhouses like DME Academy, Dream City Christian, Fort Erie International Academy, DME Wisconsin, and Utah Prep, will compete in a thrilling display of skill and highlight reel-worthy play. The women’s schedule features equally impressive teams, such as DME Academy, Bella Vista Prep, Elite Prep, and Academy of Central Florida.

The Grind Session’s choice to host one of their premier events at DME reflects the institution’s commitment to excellence. Matt Panaggio, Director of Men’s Basketball at DME, expressed his excitement, stating, “We are honored to be selected as a host site for The Grind Session. It is a testament to the world-class facilities, elite standard, and the competitive culture that defines DME Academy.”

The full event schedule can be found on DME’s instagram. For family, friends and fans who cannot attend The Grind Session Daytona in person, games will be livestreamed on Tanager Sports TV.

DME MLK Classic: A Stage for Elite Post-Grad Men’s Basketball

Simultaneously, the DME MLK Classic will unfold from Saturday, January 13, to Monday, January 15, featuring a men’s basketball tournament that brings together formidable post-graduate teams. Teams in attendance include DME Academy, Academy of Central Florida, IMG Academy, Prestige, Dawg Sports Academy, Star Athlete, and The International Sports Academy. Fans can check out the schedule for Saturday by clicking here, and follow along for updates as the bracket is updated.

Battle at the Beach: A High Exposure Boys Soccer Showcase

Adding a different dimension to the weekend, Battle at the Beach takes place on Saturday, January 13, and Sunday, January 14. This boys’ soccer showcase, set against the backdrop of DME’s pristine turf soccer pitch, welcomes numerous college coaches to campus from esteemed institutions like Newberry College, Georgia Gwinnett College, the University of North Florida, Embry-Riddle, and more.

Teams including DME Academy, DME Sarasota, the Academy of Central Florida, and IdeaSport Soccer Academy will engage in intense competition, providing an intimate, high-exposure event for the U19 players. This showcase underscores DME Academy’s dedication to nurturing talent and providing a platform for players to shine. To watch the action in person, family, friends and fans can view the schedule here.

Beyond the exciting lineup of events, DME Academy offers state-of-the-art athletic facilities that contribute to the overall experience. Nestled in the picturesque location of Daytona Beach, attendees can enjoy not only top-tier sports but also the beautiful, vibrant city. DME’s commitment to elite athletics ensures that each event is not just a competition but an opportunity for athletes to showcase their skills and for spectators to witness sports at its finest.

As the weekend unfolds, DME invites sports enthusiasts, families, and the community to join in the excitement, support the athletes, and be part of an unforgettable weekend filled with passion, skill, and camaraderie.

Follow DME Academy on Instagram for event schedules, updates, and highlights throughout the weekend.

To view all upcoming events at DME Academy, click here.

volleyball camp

Skills & Drills 3

  • When: Monday & Wednesday nights, 7-8 PM or 8-9 PM
  • Duration: March 6 - April 24
  • Ages: 8-16
  • Cost: $239

All classes will be taught by a Master Coach.


The Field House

volleyball camp

Our elite field house is home to our volleyball and performance training areas. With more than 47,000 square feet our professionally maintained facility has the latest training equipment and technology for athletes. Our facility boasts 7 regulation volleyball courts, a performance center, athletic training rooms and a spa.



We welcome all players ranging from 8-16 years of age. 

Monday and Wednesday from 7 PM - 8 PM or  8 PM - 9 PM. Each player will be assigned a group and time.

The cost of Volleyball Skills and Drills 3 is: $239


Contact Our Team

Skills & Drills

Our skills & drills will focus on the following; Competitive Mindset, Core Fundamentals, Pivot Series, Man-to-Man Principles. Skills & Drills is open to boys & girls from K-11th Grade.

Participants are split by age and skill level. each participant will receive a DME T-shirt as well.

One Session For All Ages: 5:30-7:00pm

April 3rd and 24th
May 1st and 22nd
June 5th and 26th


Register Online Now!



Our elite field house is home to our basketball, volleyball and performance training areas. With more than 47,000 square feet our professionally maintained facility has the latest training equipment and technology for athletes. Our facility boasts 2 full NBA courts, 5 youth courts, 7 regulation volleyball courts, a performance center, athletic training rooms and a spa.


Skills and Drills is 6 weeks long and includes 6 sessions. 

Our groups are split by age and skill level. 

This program is designed to teach and enhance fundamental basketball concepts and skills. 

We focus on:

  • Competitive Mindset
  • Core Fundamentals
  • Pivot Series
  • Man-to-Man Principles

We are all currently facing times of uncertainty. We all continue to look ahead with optimism while knowing the need for flexibility if things should change. We also realize that the desire for many to keep improving, even during difficult periods, is a constant. And that is why we are offering worry-free booking options, if for any reason we cancel the event, you will receive a full refund (minus credit card processing fees).

Ready To Compete?

Eat To Win with Stacey Scrabis

Registered Dietician, Sports Nutrition

DME athletes and families, join Stacey Scrabis as she teaches the tips and tricks to maximizing your nutrition for winning results.

Wednesday, February 23rd

Daytona Fieldhouse


2441 Bellevue Ave, Daytona Beach


this event is in partnership with our partner, Halifax Health

Baseball Winter Break Camp

Don't get ball!

Join us for fun and competitive 2 days camps during your winter break.

Register Now!

December Camp 1

December 27 and 28

Embry Riddle Sliwa Stadium


December Camp 2

December 29 and 30

PFC Emory Bennett Park



Michael Main is a former professional baseball  player and was drafted in the first round 24th overall pick by the Texas Rangers in the 2007 MLB draft. Michael played for the Texas Rangers, San Francisco Giants, and Miami Marlins organizations for 7 seasons. He played as both a Pitcher and an Outfielder. Michael was drafted out of Deland High School where he was an AFLAC All American and Florida’s Gatorade Player of the year. Michael also played on the 16u and 18u USA National teams.

Michael has instructed hundreds of players in the Central Florida area through lessons, travel teams and camps and has seen a number of his players earn college commitments and play collegiate baseball.

Want To Learn More? Connect With Our Team!

Beach and Ball Classic

Powered by Halifax Health

December 12th- December 15th, 2024
Post Grad/High School National/High School Regional
3 Games each
In order to get your team's tournament T-shirt you must prove your traveling party is staying at our Tournament Hotels!


Official Healthcare Provider Of DME Academy


Halifax Health has been caring for Volusia & Flagler county residents since 1928. Their mission is to be the community healthcare leader through exceptional talent and superior patient centered service delivered in a financially sustainable manner. As a leading employer in the area with 500+ physicians, representing 54 subspecialties, their track record and service to the community is admirable.

As the official healthcare provider for DME Academy, this mutually beneficial relationship aligns two great companies in the Daytona Beach area.


Halifax Health Benefits For The DME Family

Halifax Health will provide a medical advisory council consisting of 5 members. Physicians and community health managers will meet with DME leadership and advise on all health protocols and provide up to date and newly established injury research. Learn more about our medical advisory council here!

Halifax Health will provide a liaison for injured DME Academy students-athletes.

Halifax Health will provide fitness assessments on all incoming DME Academy student-athletes upon request as well as provide nutrition education once per season, per sport.

Halifax Health will provide annual Basic Life Saving Skills training for DME staff and coaches as well as make telemedicine services available to DME Academy student-athletes at usual and customary rates.

Halifax Health will provide medical personnel at select DME events.


The team entry fee is $500 and includes 3 games.

The registration deadline is November 22, 2022. Register your team here.

This event has a Stay-To-Play policy. If your team is located outside 75 miles of the event location, you will be required to stay at one of the tournament-approved hotels. Your team may be asked to provide proof of hotel registration prior to the event. If you do not book through DME/Pellucid Travel there will be an assessed fee for avoiding the process without approval. 

We are expecting 40+ teams for this tournament! You can reach out to our tournament direction, Matt Panaggio, for more information.

We will release the schedule and bracket 3-7 days in advance of the tournament.

Ready To compete?


Our group lessons offer athletes the opportunity to work on specific skills in a group environment. Groups provide our top coaches with the ability to incorporate drills that reflect game-like situations. Group lessons can have three to ten participants for two hours of training. The cost of training can vary by coach from $30-$50 an hour. You may schedule your group lesson with Coach Dawn Moses at (440) 376-4514 or




At DME Sports, we offer private lessons to those individual that want to work on specific skills. Private lessons are offered on Friday and Sunday nights between the hours of 5-9pm.  Any coach can offer private lessons, however, you should reach out to them specifically to arrange.You may set up private training which is one on one training or semi-private training which is two on one training with a coach and an athlete(s). The cost of lessons varies by coach from $40-60 an hour.

Contact the coach you'd like your lesson with directly:

Coach Moses*: (440) 376-4514

Coach Alvaro: (786) 252-8753
Emily Bailey: (407) 416-0240
*Contact Coach Moses for a recommendation for a coach that fits your needs.