Barry Mabry is a Boiling Springs, SC native. He played basketball and baseball at Boiling Springs High School where he was an All-Region pitcher during his junior and senior years. Mabry signed with the Atlanta Braves out of high school and played six years of professional baseball.
After multiple injuries and career-ending shoulder surgery in 2006, Mabry went back to school and recieved a degree in Sports Management from Limestone College. During this time he was a pitching coach in the Coastal Plains League with the Spartanburg Stingers and Forest City Owls. After graduating college he moved to Rome, GA and worked as Director of Operations with the Rome Braves in 2009.
Mabry moved back to South Carolina in 2009 where he started back coaching and scouting. He has been a private pitching instructor for over twenty years and is currently the Upstate Scout/Fall Commissioner for Diamond Prospects. Mabry currently lives in Spartanburg, SC with his wife Whitney, step-son Gavin (11) and son Nash (4).