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Tentative Schedule for 2020 Baseball NCCP Clinics Released

01/31/2020, 12:00pm AST
By Baseball PEI

Baseball PEI has announced the tentative schedule of NCCP baseball clinics being offered on PEI in 2020 (this schedule is subject to change; if any changes to dates/locations have to be made, that will be communicated on nccp.baseball.ca and on Baseball PEI social media platforms).

There will be ten offered in total – two Initiation clinics, six Regional-level clinics and two Provincial-level clinics. Below is the schedule of the 2020 NCCP baseball clinics:

  • Saturday, 9 May: NCCP Pitching and Catching Clinic - Sport PEI, Charlottetown (9 am - 12 pm)
  • Saturday, 9 May: NCCP Strategies Clinic - Sport PEI, Charlottetown (12 pm - 3 pm)
  • Thursday, 11 June: NCCP Initiation Clinic - Sport PEI, Charlottetown (6 pm - 9 pm)
  • Saturday, 13 June: NCCP Teaching and Learning Clinic - Sport PEI, Charlottetown (9 am - 11:30 am)
  • Saturday, 13 June: NCCP Absolutes Clinic - Sport PEI, Charlottetown (11:30 am - 2 pm)
  • Saturday, 13 June: NCCP Planning Clinic - Sport PEI, Charlottetown (2 pm - 4:30 pm)
  • Thursday, 16 July: NCCP Initiation Clinic - Summerside Intermediate School, Summerside (6 pm - 9 pm)
  • Saturday, 18 July: NCCP Teaching and Learning Clinic - Summerside Intermediate School, Summerside (9 am - 11:30 am)
  • Saturday, 18 July: NCCP Absolutes Clinic - Summerside Intermediate School, Summerside (11:30 am - 2 pm)
  • Saturday, 18 July: NCCP Planning Clinic - Summerside Intermediate School, Summerside (2 pm - 4:30 pm)

For the first time in 2020, for any coaches requiring an evaluation of the online Regional/Provincial Coach Portfolio, the Portfolio must be completed and submitted by Friday, 10 July (any Portfolios submitted after 10 July will not be evaluated until after September).

As well, any coaches requiring an in-person practice and/or game evaluation must contact Desi Doyle at isedelyod@yahoo.ca prior to Friday, 10 July. All practice and game evaluations must be completed by 31 July (if a coach contacts Desi Doyle after 10 July, they will not have their practice and/or game evaluation completed during the summer of 2020).

If you are not sure what clinics and certification are necessary for your level, check out https://cdn1.sportngin.com/attachments/document/0097/4527/Baseball_NCCP_Progression_-_2018.pdf#_ga=2.174921706.933170010.1580263452-1734459044.1576251870.

To check out exact dates and to register, go to https://nccp.baseball.ca/.

Finally, just a friendly reminder that all coaches on the bench or the field at Provincial Tournaments (Eliminations and Championships) must have their proper NCCP certification. There are no exceptions.

For more information, email baseball@sportpei.pe.ca or isedelyod@yahoo.ca.

Provincial 15U Announce Times for First Three Tryouts

04/15/2019, 9:00am ADT
By Baseball PEI

The 2019 Provincial 15U team – representing Baseball PEI at the Baseball Canada Ray Carter Cup (National 15U Championships) – have announced the first phase of their tryouts.

Tryout #1 will be at the turf field beside Credit Union Place in Summerside on Saturday, 20 April from 4 pm – 6 pm. Tryouts #2 and #3 are planned for Saturday, 4 May and Sunday, 5 May from 4 pm – 6 pm, locations TBD.

The cost for the three tryouts is $50, and are to be payable at the turf field in Summerside prior to the first tryout on Saturday, 20 April.

The coaching staff for the Provincial 15U squad is head coach Rob McCormack, with assistant coaches Blair Creelman, Joe McInnis and Matt Barlow.

If you want more information, or you did not attend the ID sessions but wish to try out, please email provincial15ubaseballpei@gmail.com to pre-register.

PEI Youth Selects Hosting Annual TCMM Tournament in June

04/08/2019, 1:15pm ADT
By Baseball PEI

The 2019 PEI Youth Selects are hosting the Annual Tanner Craswell/Mitch MacLean Memorial Tournament from 21 – 23 June 2019 in Charlottetown and Stratford, PE.

The TCMM tournament is held annually to honour the memory of Tanner Craswell and Mitch MacLean who died tragically on 15 December 2011 (https://www.theguardian.pe.ca/news/local/angels-in-the-outfield-remembering-mitch-maclean-tanner-craswell-1428/).

This tournament is open to any High-Performance teams (Provincial 17U/Canada Cup teams, Provincial 18U teams), 21U/or 18U "AAA" teams. The registration fee for the tournament is $475 plus three baseballs.

In order to register for this tournament, contact Carl Picketts at carldpicketts@gmail.com or 902-315-0227.

Sponsoring hotels for this tournament are the Holiday Inn Express (200 Capital Drive, Charlottetown, PE; 902-892-1201) and the Quality Inn & Suites (15 York Point Road PE; 902-892-7900)

The tournament website will be https://www.baseballpei.ca/page/show/4768979-pei-youth-selects-2019-.