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Wife – Kim (2001), Kids – Brennan (2005) – Shaye (2003) – Teya (2009)
Currently reside in Lethbridge, Alberta.
2002-2006 – Alberta Amateur Baseball Council – Operations Manager
2001 – present – Seattle Mariners – Alberta area scout.
Graduated from Washington State with a major in Recreation Administration and a minor in Sports Management.
Early playing years – Early playing career
Grew up in Stettler, AB/Slave Lake, AB.
Played in baseball in Vauxhall in 1991 for Murray Brown and lost in the provincial Bantam AAA Finals.
Played in several Provincial, Western, and National Championship tournaments
Played for Team Alberta in 1994 (Canada Cup), 1995 (Team Alberta North), 1995 (Western Canada Summer Games), 1997 (Canada Summer Games – Bronze medal)
Collegiate Baseball – Playing career
Played at Prairie Baseball Academy in its first year (1995/1996) – 1st player to receive a scholarship out of PBA.
Pitched at Washington State University – 4 years – 2nd most appearances in WSU history.
3 – Time Honorable Mention All – Academic PAC-10 conference.
One of four nominees for 1998 Pac-10 reliever of the year.
Played for the Oyen Pronghorns and Lethbridge Bulls in the SMBL 1997-2000 (League all-star – 3 times)
Coaching Career – 1998 to Present
1998-2001 – pitching coach for Lethbridge American Legion AA Elks – including their 1st State Title in 13 years.
2001-2002 – pitching coach for Prairie Baseball Academy.
2002 – Pitching coach for Team Alberta which won the Silver medal at the Baseball Canada Cup.
2002-2004 – Head Coach/Manager for the Lethbridge Bulls – Western Major Baseball League – Pennant winners in 2003.
2003 – Guest Coach for the Seattle Mariners at MLB Instructional League in Peoria, Arizona.
2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 – Canadian Junior National Team Pitching Coach/Bench Coach – Bronze Medal winners at the AAA Pan American Qualifier, Bronze Medal winners AAA World Junior Championship.
2006 – Present – Head Coach & Director of Baseball Operations – Vauxhall Academy of Baseball.
Certified NCCP Level 3 Coach.
Coached over 130 players that have moved on to play professional and/or – USA/Canadian collegiate baseball.
Coach 18 MLB draft picks/signed professional players (excluding time with Team Canada).
Currently leading a 7 full-time/part-time staff at the Vauxhall Academy.
Lethbridge Sport Council
Alberta Sport DEvelopment Centre SW