Alex Gordner. View Full Bio. — Okotoks Dawgs Academy (@DawgsAcademy) November 28, 2019 The right-handed pitcher competed on the national stage twice last summer. Coach Henri Sasmor. Dave Robb has been a member of the club’s summer collegiate coaching staff since 2004. The club competes at the top of the Canadian soccer league system in the Canadian Premier League, and plays their home matches at ATCO Field on the grounds of Spruce Meadows in Foothills County.. Upon returning to Canada, Greg worked as the Technical and Development Coordinator for Baseball Alberta and served as Head Coach of Team Alberta at the Canada Cup. Savannah is a certified athletic therapist who first joined the Okotoks Dawgs Academy and Okotoks Dawgs Summer Collegiate programs in 2012. FIELD OF DREAMS. Coach Tanaka brings an extensive coaching resume to the table, totalling 16 years of coaching experience at varying levels with varying positions. Several DAWGS have had success with Team Canada’s Junior National Team, and 13 DAWGS are currently active in MLB organizations. ... the Okotoks Dawgs. Fystro as their new Head Coach and Manager. Aaron was also named Catcher of the Tournament during the Midget National Tournament en route to a Championship appearance. 256 Don Seaman Way Coach Spencer is a graduate of the Dawgs Academy, playing from 2012-2016 in the program. (403) 262 DAWG (3294) Email: info@dawgsbaseball.ca Okotoks Dawgs Baseball Club PO Box 298 Okotoks, AB T1S 1A5 . Unfortunately, Brett's baseball career was cut short following a torn ACL surgery when he decided to pursue his academics full-time as a Kinesiology major at Carlton University. After Peru, Varley took a Head Coaching position with the Okotoks Dawgs Baseball Academy in Okotoks, AB Canada. Coach Helldobler first joined the Dawgs Academy staff in 2013 after a five year playing career at Tiffin University in Ohio. He also was a member of Team Alberta in the Canadian Summer Games in 1984. Ben Norris. Laura completed her Mindset Coaching in Dallas, TX and has been working with athletes to overcome their self-limiting beliefs and self sabotaging behaviour. Hawaii native Kevin Tanaka joins the squad with 16 years of coaching experience at various levels and positions. On Thursday, the team announced the hiring of Tyler Graham as the new Head Coach, Andy Peterson as the Infield/Assistant Coach, and Jesse English as the new Pitching Coach. 6-foot-3, 175-pounds, muscular and athletic build, long arms and legs and broad shoulders. Summer Team: Okotoks Dawgs Breakout Report: Johnson is just one of the young and exciting 2020 prospects that are training daily out of Okotoks. He served as director of player development for the Fort McMurray Minor Baseball Association, baseball director at Playmaker U in Sherwood Park and as a coach on Team Alberta for the Canada Cup. Tony Wyllie. Official Page of Okotoks Dawgs Baseball Club. After taking a break from coaching, he joined the staff of the St. Louis Naturals in 2013. Foothills Minor Ball Association is very fortunate to have the Okotoks Dawgs Academy Coaching staff instruct our camps and work with the growing number of athletes in our program. “When you look at the big picture, whether you’re a grade nine student or a college player looking for a place to play, the Okotoks Dawgs have it all: facilities, coaching, stadium. In the last three graduating classes, Dawgs players have earned approximately $1.3 million in academic and athletic scholarship money. The Okotoks Dawgs will not be hitting the field to defend their 2019 Western Canadian Baseball League championship as the league announced the cancellation of … Shane Dawson. A season ago, the Red Sox boasted a 29-19 record, good for third in the Eastern Division, while the Dawgs were a league-best 35-13. Again, “not a bad seat in the house”, but you will want to book your tickets early to ensure reserved seating. Kudos to Dawgs coaches for their unwavering commitment to graduate Dawgs Academy players to university and college opportunities. Coach Pote joined the Dawgs Academy in 2015 after enjoying a career as a pitcher in the Major Leagues, including a World Series Championship with the Anaheim Angels in 2002. Official Page of Okotoks Dawgs Baseball Club. Okotoks' entry in the summer-collegiate Western Canadian Baseball League. Rancho Coaching Staff. So reserve your season tickets NOW. Remember this is a top quality summer college team operating on a non-profit basis. Ultimately, he committed to the University of Alabama prior to being selected in the 25th round by the Minnesota Twins; Smith elected to sign with the Twins and pursue his dream of playing professional baseball. Full Bio. The Dawgs participate in the Western Major Baseball League. Coach Taylor was a graduate of the Dawgs Baseball Academy in 2012. The Western Major Baseball League season starts Friday, June 2, so the the games will give the Dawgs coaching staff and players a … At the Tournament 12 showcase in Toronto in September, Fraser pitched four total innings, allowing three … Dawgs BaseballAcademy is on Facebook. The Okotoks Dawgs will not be hitting the field to defend their 2019 Western Canadian Baseball League championship as the league announced the cancellation of the upcoming season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.. Several DAWGS have had success with Team Canada’s Junior National Team, and 13 DAWGS are currently active in MLB organizations. Assistant Coach and Strength and Conditioning. Individual game tickets are also available, typically commencing in April prior to each Dawgs season. Seaman Stadium will play host to a double-header between the Dawgs Academy's U-18 Red and Black squads and the collegiate Dawgs Monday, May 29. The Okotoks Dawgs Academy coaching staff has welcomed a new addition. Wayne Corness. As of March 2019, Helldobler has signed a contract as an Associate Scout for the Atlanta Braves organization. Camp times will be: 6-8 yr old - 2:00pm 3:15pm - $155.00; 9-12 yr old - 3:30pm 5:15pm - … Hollick now serves as the General Manager of the Dawgs Academy, outfield coordinator for the Academy, bench coach on 18U Black and is an Associate Scout for the Milwaukee Brewers. Coach Hollick is a graduate of the Dawgs Academy, playing from 2007-2010. Laura is the owner of Baseline Therapy, in Okotoks, and works with a diverse population of athletes to assist them in reaching their goals with a healthy mindset. After graduating from the Dawgs Academy, he went on to play college baseball at Thompson Rivers University. Head Coach, Baseball. McPhail also coached at his alma mater, Indiana State University, from 1978-1980 where he served as the hitting coach. View Full Bio. – The Okotoks Dawgs are pleased to announce the 2018 collegiate coaching staff: Head Coach: Mitch Schmidt (Bellevue University) Bench & Hitting Coach: David Robb (Mesa Community College) Assistant & Infield Coach: Andy Peterson (Oregon State University) The key will be finding a way to translate what looks great on paper into a winning product on the field, especially when the games matter most. The Dawgs are looking forward to having Coach Taylor back for the 2019 season to help Coach Smith as pitching coach of the Dawgs 14U team. 2016 Dawgs Coaching Staff & Season Ticket Info Okotoks AB...With their 5-2 win over Medicine Hat before 4228 fans at Seaman Stadium on "Fan Appreciation" Day, the Dawgs not only took 1st place in the Western Division but the club passed Eastern Division leaders, the Swift Current Indians, for 1st place in the Western Major Baseball League overall. Okotoks hosts one of the WMBLs finest in the Regina Red Sox July 1 for a Canada Day showdown. °°° A native of Hawaii, Coach Tanaka enjoyed a 5-year collegiate baseball career as a utility player at Hawaii Pacific University, graduating with a Bachelors Degree in History and English. ... the Dawgs community, along with the coaching staff and players provided a support group and relationships that will last a life time. Spencer will be the bench coach of Dawgs 16U team alongside Coach Sergent. Prairies-Purple third baseman Brett Esau (Okotoks Dawgs) went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and one run scored. Tyler Enns. The Dawgs Organization is pleased to have Tyler join the staff and take over as Head Coach of the Dawgs 13U program. Full service minor league level baseball stadium featuring a 45 X 30' scoreboard with a full color video board, two spectacular party decks framing a state of the art press box featuring home and visitors media rooms. Unfortunately, Brett's baseball career was cut short following a torn ACL surgery when he decided to pursue his academics full-time as a Kinesiology major at Carlton University. Headed by Mitch Schmidt of Bellevue University, Nebraska, the Dawgs summer collegiate staff includes David Robb (Mesa, AZ), Andy Peterson (Oregon State), Joe Sergent (Dawgs Academy). Dawgs Coaching Staff Headed by Mitch Schmidt of Bellevue University, Nebraska, the Dawgs summer collegiate staff includes David Robb (Mesa, AZ), Andy Peterson (Oregon State), Joe Sergent (Dawgs Academy). Full Bio. Head Coach, Manager of Baseball Operations. The Okotoks Dawgs have announced that their entire coaching staff will return for the 2020 season. The Dawgs need YOUR help. Coach Henri played NCAA Division I baseball at Arizona State University, as well as several seasons in semi-pro leagues in New Mexico and Colorado as a youth. Coaching staff/returning players. Sergent serves as pitching coach for the Dawgs Academy and is … When on-field results are lacking in Okotoks, the Dawgs can … According to the league, its board of governors voted unanimously to scrap the season on Wednesday night. PO Box 298 Coach Tanaka brings an extensive coaching resume to the Okotoks, AB. Combine that with a top notch education system, an “unmatched competitive schedule”, and a knowledgeable coaching staff, the Dawgs are a great destination … The Jays Academy, in collaboration with Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar will host the second annual showcase tournament at the Rogers Centre, September 16 - 20. Clint Fystro served on the Dawgs board of directors for many years prior to his passing in 2018, and his son AJ has had three tenures on the coaching staff of the Dawgs summer collegiate team (Assistant Coach 2004-05, Head Coach 2008-09, 2013). Spencer earned an academic scholarship to attend MacMurray C, ollege, an NCAA DIII school, where he played outfield from 2016-2018. Dawgs Academy general manager Tyler Hollick and co-head coach Allen Cox have been named associate scouts for the National League’s Milwaukee … Baseball Coaching Staff. He went from the Dawgs Academy to Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Arizona where he earned All-American and Junior College Player of the Year honours. McPhail played at NJCAA powerhouse, Iowa Western and would transfer to Indiana State University. by Bruce Campbell - Sports Editor - Western Wheel A smaller camp has allowed the Okotoks Junior A Oilers’ coaching staff to have a stronger focus on the players trying to make the team’s 2010-2011 roster. pos name age b g pa h hr bb k sb avg obp slg ops woba wrc+ war; c Find contact's direct phone number, email address, work history, and more. Blakely earned her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from McGill University and completed her Athletic Therapy Certificate from Mount Royal University. Okotoks, AB T1S 1A5, Address: Seaman Stadium and Duvernay Fieldhouse After his time with TRU, Aaron wanted to return and become a part of the Dawgs program again, returning in 2014 to become a member of the Dawgs coaching staff. Darren Doucette. Full Bio. M, ethbridge to complete his degree in Accounting. Join Facebook to connect with Dawgs BaseballAcademy and others you may know. During his three years at Mount Olive, the team had an impressive record of 127-37, with 3 NCAA tournament appearances. Duda serves as the pitching coordinator of the Dawgs Academy and pitching coach for Dawgs 18U Black. Official Okotoks Dawgs Press Release. The Jays Academy, in collaboration with Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar will host the second annual showcase tournament at the Rogers Centre, September 16 - 20. Coach Helldobler is the Dawgs Academy Infield Coordinator and 18U Black Head Coach. The Okotoks Dawgs will have to wait until the 2021 season to defend their WCBL championship. If you are unable to reserve your own seats for the season, you will want to ensure that you get seats for those individual games you would like to attend. Following his time with Baseball Alberta, Greg returned to the field with the Okotoks Dawgs working full-time in the academy and coaching a number of teams. Exciting news for the Bow Mark Oilers as their Captain, Liam Watkins, has found himself committed to an NCAA program for the 23-24 season The 16-year-old says it's an exciting opportunity. Hollick was named June Player of the Month for his affiliate team and was also selected to be a Minor League All-Star in 2013. Coach AJ Fystro has been named to the Blue Jays Baseball Academy Tournament 12 coaching staff. Helldobler was a three year all-league player, which included First-Team all GLIAC in 2012 along with a Mid-West Gold Glove in 2012. As she is also an Athletic Therapist and focuses on concussion management, she understands the connection between the mind and body and works on building a stronger, positive connection. The Dawgs would like to congratulate Desmond Su... MEDIA ADVISORY For immediate release
November 3... Hey Dawgs fans. Pote serves as pitching coach on the Bantam Black team. Laura has a passion for mental health and has a mission of ending the stigma of mental health in sport. Full service minor league level baseball stadium featuring a 45 X 30' scoreboard with a full color video board, two spectacular party decks framing a state of the art press box featuring home and visitors media rooms. A native of Hawaii, Coach Tanaka enjoyed a 5-year collegiate baseball career as a utility player at Hawaii Pacific University, graduating with a Bachelors Degree in History and English. Drew Miller. Spencer earned an academic scholarship to attend MacMurray College, an NCAA DIII school, where he played outfield from 2016-2018. Helldobler served as Assistant Coach at Siena Heights University in Michigan, bringing a wealth of knowledge from coaching at the Collegiate level. Hollick noted the coaching staff remains in constant contact with collegiate coaches with no intention of slowing down the Dawgs’ 100 per cent graduation rate since the Academy started in 2009. But Okotoks Dawgs fans know Robb best from his long-time tenure with the team, including his role in helping the organization win three straight WMBL championships between 2007 and 2009. Okotoks, AB T1S 1A5. View Full Bio. C, oach McPhail will be the head coach of the D, , garnering a lot of interest from elite NCAA D1 schools and professional scouts. Mitch Schmidt, associate head coach at Bellevue University in Nebraska, will reprise his role as Head Coach of the Dawgs. Academy: Okotoks Dawgs Summer Team: Okotoks Dawgs. ... our coaching staff and personnel comes first,” Dawgs … He was drafted in 1999 by the Florida Marlins and played five seasons for them, playing as high as AA. Breakout Report: Gagnon has no shortage of athleticism, the multi-sport athlete excels in basketball and football as well. Coach Smith serves as catching instructor and head coach of the Bantam 14U team. Sergent serves as pitching coach for the Dawgs Academy and is the head coach of the Dawgs 16U team. McPhail was also a member of T, anada from 1977-1986, including a trip to the 1983 Pan Am Games in V, enezuela and the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. In the spring of 2012, the Dawgs added Tourmaline Field, a second full service stadium to what has become the Seaman Stadium Complex. The Okotoks Dawgs have announced that they've hired A.J. “When you look at the big picture, whether you’re a grade nine student or a college player looking for a place to play, the Okotoks Dawgs have it all: facilities, coaching, stadium. Mitch Hodge. The camps will be held at Duvernay Fieldhouse 256 Don Seaman Way in Okotoks, AB. Reserved seats at Dawgs home games are “hot ticket items”. McPhail played at NJCAA powerhouse, Iowa W, niversity. Tyler played 4 years of college baseball between North Lake Community College (Irving, Texas) and Humber College ((Etobicoke, ON) where he graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Sports Management. Outside of working with the Dawgs, Blakely is the proud Owner of ProSport Therapy, right here in Okotoks; she also serves as a strength coach at the local CrossFit gym. Baseball Coaching Staff. Blakely brings a wealth of knowledge and experience through baseball and other sports, including but not limited to - hockey, CrossFit, and lacrosse. A native of Prince Edward Island, Platts graduated the Dawgs Academy and accepted a scholarship to play at nationally ranked junior college, Southeastern Community College, Iowa. 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