Baseball PEI would like to thank all people who applied to be the head coach for our 2022 Provincial 13U, 15U and 16U Girls teams. These candidates have been named the head coach for the following 2022 Provincial teams:
- Provincial 13U team: Adam Connolly
- Connolly, from Summerside, has coached many teams over the past twenty years, at basically every level from 15U “AAA” to 9U. Connolly has also won two medals at Baseball Atlantic Championships and was on coaching staffs of teams representing Prince Edward Island at Baseball Canada National 18U and 15U Championships.
- The 2022 Baseball Canada National 13U Championships will take place from 25-28 August in Windsor, ON.
- Provincial 15U team: David “Hippie” MacDougall
- MacDougall, a resident of Crapaud, has coached at every level and has played and coached in many National (and Baseball Atlantic) Championships and returns to coach the Provincial 15U team. MacDougall has a reputation for success and getting results in big games, and led the Provincial 15U team to a Gold Medal at the 2021 Atlantic Baseball Challenge – 15U (a replacement event for Atlantic Provincial 15U teams for the cancelled 2020 Baseball Canada Championships).
- The 2022 Baseball Canada Ray Carter Cup (National 15U Championships) will take place from 25-28 August. The location is TBD.
- Provincial 16U Girls: Evan Myers
- A native of Peakes, Myers coached both the Provincial 16U and 14U Girls teams in 2021. While the Provincial 16U Girls team struggled at the Atlantic Baseball Challenge – 16U Girls event, the Provincial 14U Girls attended and won the 2021 Baseball Atlantic 14U Girls Championships. Myers has also attended previous Baseball Canada National Championships as a player and a manager.
- The 2022 Baseball Canada National 16U Girls Championships will take place from 25-28 August in Summerside, PE.
Rob McCormack will be the head coach of the 2022 Canada Games baseball team, who will represent Prince Edward Island at the 2022 Canada Summer Games in Niagara, ON from 7-13 August. Desi Doyle and Blair Christopher will be the assistant coaches of this team. These three have coached the Provincial 17U/Youth Selects team in both 2020 and 2021, and will continue to lead this group at the 2022 Canada Summer Games.
Any tryouts and/or potential sessions for these three Provincial teams will be posted on baseballpei.ca and Baseball PEI’s social media platforms as soon as details are determined. The Canada Games training squad have already completed fall tryouts and will embark on winter sessions shortly.
For more information, contact Director of Provincial Teams, Janet Cameron, at email@example.com.