Baseball Canada Grassroots Coaching Award

  • January 14, 2021

Baseball Canada's Coaching Committee awards Grassroots Coaches. The award is given to grassroots coaches who have demonstrated a positive coaching approach through the year, adhering to the LTAD principles, put forward some innovative developmental ideas while creating a fun environment for the young players. These winners are excellent role models while encouraging players to return to the game of baseball next season.

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Baseball Canada honours John Haar with Lifelong Coaching Award

  • January 11, 2021

To be eligible for this award, the coach must have made a positive, long-time contribution to coaching baseball in Canada at the local, Provincial, National and/or International level, be in good standing with with the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) and have demonstrated outstanding leadership, performance and guidance as a baseball coach throughout their coaching career. 

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Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD)

What is LTAD?

Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a systemic approach being developed and adopted by Baseball Canada to maximize a participant's potential and involvement in our sport. The LTAD framework aims to define optimal training, competition and recovery throughout an athlete's career to enable him / her to reach his / her full potential in baseball and as an athlete. 

 

MLB British Columbians

James Paxton

Current MLB Team: Seattle Mariners
Hometown: Richmond, BC

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Seattle Mariners

The Seattle Mariners are an American professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) West division. The team joined the AL as an expansion team in 1977. Since July 1999, the Mariners' home ballpark has been Safeco Field, located in the SoDo neighborhood of Seattle. SoDo means "South of Downtown."

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