Baseball B.C. (the B.C. Amateur Baseball Association) is the recognized Provincial Sport Organization for amateur baseball in the province. At present, the membership is composed of:

B.C. Little League Baseball
B.C. Babe Ruth Baseball
B.C. Premier Baseball League
B.C. Junior Baseball Association
B.C. Senior Baseball Association
B.C. Baseball Umpires Association

The organization’s mandate includes the provision of coach and athlete developmentprograms designed to improve the quality of the provincial delivery system.

Provincial Sport Organization Obligations

PSOs have an obligation:

  • to their members to provide equitable and consistent quality opportunities and services to all regions of the Province.
  • to provide a level of balance between both developmental programs and sustainable high performance opportunities.
  • to provide a safe, ethical, technically sound and athlete-centered environment for all citizens of the province interested in participating.
  • to be accountable to their members, accountable to their sponsors and corporate supporters and accountable to government as a provider of public funds to further PSO objectives.

MEMBER BENEFITS

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MISSION STATEMENT

Through its programs and leadership, Baseball B.C. in cooperation with its affiliates, supports the development of baseball and aspirations of its members, by offering opportunities and setting procedures, standards and policies.

VISION STATEMENT

Baseball B.C. is the recognized governing body for baseball in British Columbia. We are a unified and democratic organization representing and supporting all legitimate systems of baseball and its different sport expressions. Our activities are non-discriminatory, and value-based.

We are financially self-sufficient and professionally managed in the progressive development of procedures, standards, and programs. We provide a supportive and nurturing environment for all of our members in their pursuit of the association’s common goals.

CREDO OF BASEBALL B.C.

We believe that baseball is an enjoyable life-long activity for all individuals. Its many facets include:

- Way of Life
- Sport
- Social Interaction
- Character Development
- Fitness and Health
- Recreation
- Friendly Competition

Through baseball we learn, teach and promote values of respect, discipline, self-control, truth, harmony, perseverance and responsibility as an individual and a member of a group.

Baseball operates on the principles of democracy, respect, fairness accountability, equal opportunity, openness and accessibility for all.

POLICIES and PROCEDURES OF BASEBALL B.C.

BASEBALL B.C. STAFF

Executive Director - David Laing
davidlaing@baseball.bc.ca  604-586-3312

Director – Programming and Member Services
scottm@baseball.bc.ca  604-586-3315

Grass Roots Coordinator -  Shawn Schaefer     
shawn@baseball.bc.ca  604-586-3310

Communications Coordinator -  Phil Bourgeois      
phil@baseball.bc.ca

Championships Coordinator -  Kyle Williams     
kyle@baseball.bc.ca  778-847-5475           

MANAGEMENT TEAM/BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President - John Berry    john.berry@baseball.bc.ca
Vice-President - Chris Balison
Secretary Treasurer – Ted Hotzak

 

Director - Tim Clarke

Director - Steve Gustavson

Director - Doug Kelly

Director - Terry McKaig

Director - Rhonda Pauls

Director - Serj Sangara

Director - Larry Seminoff

Director - Peter Stoochnoff

Director - Aart van Gorkum

 

BASEBALL BC PROVINCIAL SUPERVISOR of OFFICIALS

Steve Boutang
E-Mail:  sboutang@shaw.ca
Phone: (250) 919-4754.
 
www.bcbua.ca

BASEBALL BC CHALLENGER BASEBALL COORDINATOR

Shawn Martell
E-mail: shawn.cole.matt@gmail.com

 
www.bcchallenger.com


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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

Tyler O Neil

Current MLB Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Hometown: Maple Ridge

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