Cat Osterman Softball Academy

Are you a highly motivated softball player seeking to grow athletically, academically, and spiritually? Tryout on Sunday, October 3 for the inaugural Cat Osterman Softball Academy Powered by RBI Austin.

Now Open

Registration is now open for RBI Austin’s annual benefit, Now at Bat! Mark your calendars for Thursday, January 27, 2022 and join us at the new Austin Marriott Downtown.

Cat Osterman Joins RBI Team

We’re thrilled to announce that Softball Legend & U.S. Olympian Cat Osterman is the new RBI Austin Softball Director. Welcome to the team, Cat!

Become a Volunteer

Join the RBI Austin and serve as a volunteer! Coaches, mentors, umpires, scorekeepers, and more — there is a role for everyone!

RBI Programs

That’s a wrap for the 2021 RBI Austin summer leagues! We had a blast on the field and are already looking forward to next summer.

About RBI Austin

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2020 ANNUAL Report

2020 presented far more challenges, uncertainties, and needs than we anticipated. Yet, God also used it to present abundantly more opportunities to engage, develop, and support our 1,295 RBI Austin kids and their families than we had originally planned.

As we look back at this past year, we praise God for His faithfulness and for all that He made possible through you, our amazing RBI Austin community.

Thank you for making these things possible this year! It was far more than we could have imagined!


Families Served in Benevolence Program

Teens in Discipleship Relationships


RBI Mentoring – A Story of Hope

Why Coach?

We believe coaches are way more than just a leader of a sports team. Coaches are mentors and game changers. We believe that coaches can be some of the most influential adults in a child’s life — both on and off the field.  

RBI Austin uses the incredible games of baseball and softball to engage and develop youth, and we are now recruiting coaches!

RBI Austin coaches have the unique opportunity to invest in the lives of their players and develop them into the future leaders of their communities.


Researchers found that after 18 months of spending time with their mentors, children with a mentor (compared to children without mentors) were:

  • 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs 46% 46%
  • 27% less likely to begin using alcohol 27% 27%
  • 52% less likely to skip school 52% 52%
  • 37% less likely to skip a class 37% 37%
  • 33% less likely to hit someone 33% 33%

Source: Public/Private Ventures

Want to Volunteer With Us?

477 volunteers served as RBI Austin coaches, mentors, and more in 2021. Learn about the many opportunities to serve with RBI Austin by attending one of our upcoming **virtual** volunteer orientations. Get in the game! We’d love to have you join our team. 

Upcoming Volunteer Orientation Dates:

Wednesday, September 22 at 6:30pm

Wednesday, October 20 at 6:30pm

Wednesday, November 10 at 6:30pm

Wednesday, December 8 at 6:30pm

Upcoming Events

Looking to spend your time making a local impact by investing in your city? Love sports and the way they teach kids life-long lessons? Thinking about becoming a coach or volunteering in other ways? Have a friend who would be a great RBI Austin volunteer? Learn More.

Get in the Game!

There are many ways to become a volunteer!

Questions? Email us at or call 512.381.7137

What’s New

Race Talk: Community Leader Panelists

Race Talk: Community Leader Panelists

We’re thrilled to have an incredible group of panelists for RBI Austin’s upcoming Race Talk Town Hall on Thursday, November 12 from 6-7pm. 

This week, we’ll hear from a group of leaders in the Austin community about how race has impacted their lives and their work in Austin.

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Race Talk: A Zoom Town Hall Series

Race Talk: A Zoom Town Hall Series

Our RBI Austin community is coming together (virtually) to talk about race.

How has it affected us? How has it impacted our neighbors and friends? How can we be a diverse community marked by hope, love, and unity?

Whether you can make it for only one town hall meeting or all three, we’d love for you to join us!

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Home Run Vendors

Home Run Vendors

As we wrap up the last official days of Summer, we’re reflecting back on the support, comradely, and resilience from this past summer season. It took a village to allow kids to play safely for a few weeks this summer. Thanks to our awesome vendors who helped make that possible!

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Alumni Returns to Give Back

Alumni Returns to Give Back

One of our very favorite things is when RBI Austin alumni return to serve with us in a volunteer or summer staff role. Hear from Aidan Martinez on his summer with RBI Austin.

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Quotes from the Stands

Quotes from the Stands

This summer was a short, yet meaningful one. Here from a few of our RBI Austin parents on what made it special.

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2021 Regional Recap

2021 Regional Recap

Last weekend, RBI Austin attended MLB’s RBI Southwest Regional Baseball and Softball Tournament at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex in West Dallas.

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Now at Bat Venue Change

Now at Bat Venue Change

We’re throwing a change up and heading to Dell Diamond for Now at Bat 2021!

Join us for a memorable evening under the Dell Diamond stadium lights for Now at Bat on January 28, 2021 as we celebrate RBI Austin’s 10th Anniversary!

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5 Fun Facts About Now at Bat Featured Speaker Sam Acho

5 Fun Facts About Now at Bat Featured Speaker Sam Acho

Sam Acho is a Longhorn legend, an NFL player, writer, public speaker, and author, and we’re certain he’s going to bring some powerful insights and encouragement to our attendees.

As we gear up to celebrate, here are a few fun facts about Sam Acho as well as a quick video!

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