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2019 Learn To Play

Posted by Oceanside Minor Softball at Mar 14, 2019 9:31PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

April 7, 2019
10 am to 12 pm
Hot dog Lunch provided

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Oceanside Softball is please to announce that George Edwards Head Coach of the SAIT Trojans will be joining us, Wednesday March 20th of the BC Performance ID Camp

SAIT Trojans Head Coach and Director of the Western Collegiate Softball Association (WCSA):
George Edwards
Coach George Edwards started Coaching with the SAIT Trojans Fastball Team in 2003 as an Assistant Coach and in late fall of 2006 he became the Head Coach until this present time. He is instrumental in the building of the Trojans Fastball program. He is an avid supporter of the Game of Fastball and spends countless hours recruiting players to attend SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology). Having coached now for 48 years he has worked with every level and age of player in the game. He was the First Head Coach to win the “Coach of the Year Award” for the WCSA and has many awards to his credit in League, Provincials, Westerns, and Summer Games. “Coach George” as he is often referred to, takes special pride in assisting young women to achieve their dreams of playing College Softball at their highest potential. His vision has been, and will always be to allow young women the opportunity to follow their Dream of playing College Softball.

Coach Edwards is also a Director of the Western Collegiate Softball Association and has been a member of the league since its inception. The WCSA was formed in 2002 to give Canadian girls the opportunity to play College Softball in Canada. The growth and competitiveness of the league is a testament to the WCSA’s success. The WCSA boasted 3 teams in the Canadian Collegiate National Softball Championships for the 2018 season with its teams placing 1st, 3rd and in 6th place.

The WCSA players Alumni include former NCAA players from all Divisions 1 2 3, also NAIA and Junior College players who have graduated and or returned to Canada and then furthered their education while playing for Universities, Colleges and Technical Schools within the WCSA. In addition, the WCSA Alumni include players who have played on National teams from the Chek Republic, the Netherlands Jr National Team, and Team Canada’s National Jr team. There have also been several players have gone on to play on Professional teams in Italy, Holland, New Zealand and Australia.
In closing, the past 17 years has witnessed a steady stream of B.C. players both from the mainland and the Island who have ventured west to Alberta and Saskatchewan to play college Softball in the WCSA.

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Oceanside Minor SOFTBALL 2019 registration is now open. Don’t miss out on the early bird discount.
*Early bird discount of $20 will be apply till March 15, 2019

To register: www.oceansidesoftball.ca

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Oceanside Softball is please to announce that Jenn McKellar Head Coach of the Douglas College Royals Softball program will be joining us, Wednesday March 20th of the BC Performance ID Camp. Jenn will be in attendance watching athletes for the day and doing a presentation at 12:00 highlighting the Douglas College Softball Program followed by a Q&A. Jenn a former Royals student-athlete has been an assistant coach with the program for the past four years under tutelage and mentorship of Michelle Peters. Jenn will bring a wealth experience and knowledge of Douglas College, Athletics, NWAC and the Softball program. A resident of Port Coquitlam, she has been actively involved and coaching at the grassroots level with the Coquitlam Minor Softball Association, and at the provincial level with Softball BC’s Summer Games teams. As part of Jenn’s vision for the Softball program, she believes connection to community is important in developing existing and prospective student-athletes who can achieve both academic and athletic excellence.

“Our primary goal is to win an NWAC Softball Championship. However, I believe there is value in having our softball team playing a couple of games in our local community ballparks. This will inspire the next generation of Royals Softball student-athletes” said Mckellar.
Jenn is a Douglas College Sport Science Alumni, and holds a degree in Bachelor of Physical Education and Coach (Kinesiology) as well as a Sport Science Diploma.

There is still space available in the BC High Performance ID Camp

Register @ www.oceansidesoftball.ca

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2019 District Two Umpire Certification Courses.

Level 1 / Level 1 Refresher Clinic
(for persons new to umpiring and recertification of Level 1 umpires)

Nanaimo, Beban Park
2300 Bowen Road
March 30, 8:30-4:30
Karl Kurpiela – D3umpireinchief@softball.bc.ca

Port Alberni, 4200 Wood Avenue
March 23, 8:30-4:30
Karl Kurpiela – D3umpireinchief@softball.bc.ca

Level 2 / Level 2 Refresher Clinic
(to become a Level 2 certified umpire and recertification of Level 2 umpires. Level 1 umpires must have approval of their DUIC to register)

Port Alberni, 4200 Wood Avenue
March 23, 8:30-4:30
Karl Kurpiela – D3umpireinchief@softball.bc.ca

Nanaimo, Beban Park
2300 Bowen Road
March 30, 8:30-4:30
Karl Kurpiela – D3umpireinchief@softball.bc.ca

Registration Link:
https://softball.bc.ca/umpire-registration/