Find contact's direct phone number, email address, work history, and more. Congratulations Coach Fystro! View Full Bio. Blakely earned her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from McGill University and completed her Athletic Therapy Certificate from Mount Royal University. In the last three graduating classes, Dawgs players have earned approximately $1.3 million in academic and athletic scholarship money. Most recently, Spencer has transferred to University of Lethbridge to complete his degree in Accounting. The Okotoks Dawgs will have to wait until the 2021 season to defend their WCBL championship. Platts' work ethic is second-to-none and brings a great energy that will surely be a great addition to the Dawgs coaching staff! Duda played 4 years of professional baseball including a stint in the Liga Mexico de Beisbol (LMB) with the Leones de Yucatan and most recently with the Quebec Capitales where he was “Pitcher of the Year”. Assistant Coach, Varsity. Full service minor league level baseball stadium featuring a 45 X 30' scoreboard with a full color video board, two spectacular party decks framing a state of the art press box featuring home and visitors media rooms. Ultimately, he committed to the University of Alabama. Coach Tanaka brings an extensive coaching resume to the… Now in his 6th year, Aaron is taking the reigns of Catching Coordinator along side Coach Smith and Coach Procyshen, and is bench coach on the Dawgs 18U Red team. The Dawgs began in 1996 as an elite youth development program based in the city of Calgary, AB. Coach Henri Sasmor. 2018 coaching staff announced. The Okotoks Dawgs Academy is excited to announce the latest addition to the coaching staff, Kevin Tanaka. FMBA wants to continue growing the level of play in our association and offer our athletes more specialized instruction. Okotoks hosts one of the WMBLs finest in the Regina Red Sox July 1 for a Canada Day showdown. Full service minor league level baseball stadium featuring a 45 X 30' scoreboard with a full color video board, two spectacular party decks framing a state of the art press box featuring home and visitors media rooms. View Full Bio. At the Okotoks Dawgs media day event, which is an opportunity for reporters to meet the team’s players and coaching staff prior to the Western Major Baseball League (WMBL) season, head coach Mitch Schmidt was asked about his “Big Bear” nickname. Duda serves as the pitching coordinator of the Dawgs Academy and pitching coach for Dawgs 18U Black. Darren Doucette. Open in Google Maps In the last three graduating classes, Dawgs players have earned approximately $1.3 million in academic and athletic scholarship money. Coach AJ Fystro has been named to the Blue Jays Baseball Academy Tournament 12 coaching staff. Overall, walks and errors cost Atlantic-Maroon its first game of the tournament. Then, after joining the MacMurray staff, Brough spent two summers coaching the Okotoks Dawgs of the Canadian Western Major Baseball League, where he coached the league’s pitcher of the year and led his staff to the lowest ERA in the league. Tanaka has coached at all levels of youth baseball, from Little League to American Legion, to American High School baseball in both, Hawaii and Okotoks. Unfortunately, Brett's baseball career was cut short following a torn ACL surgery when he decided to pursue his academics full-time as a Kinesiology major at Carlton University. She digs deep to get to the root of these issues and provides tools towards growth and an elite mindset. He also was a member of Team Alberta in the Canadian Summer Games in 1984. Hollick noted the coaching staff remains in constant contact with collegiate coaches with no intention of slowing down the Dawgs’ 100 per cent graduation rate since the Academy started in 2009. The Jays Academy, in collaboration with Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar will host the second annual showcase tournament at the Rogers Centre, September 16 - 20. A native of Hawaii, Coach Tanaka enjoyed a 5-year collegiate baseball career as a utility player at Hawaii Pacific University, graduating with a Bachelors Degree in History and English. On Thursday, the team announced the hiring of Tyler Graham as the new Head Coach, Andy Peterson as the Infield/Assistant Coach, and Jesse English as the new Pitching Coach. Outside of working with the Dawgs, Blakely is the proud Owner of ProSport Therapy, right here in Okotoks; she also serves as a strength coach at the local CrossFit gym. 256 Don Seaman Way, (403) 262 DAWG (3294) The 2018 Dawgs will have the core of their coaching staff return for the upcoming season. Most recently he's been the head coach for the U of C Dinos, working with them for the last seven seasons. Drew Miller. Smith spent two years with the Dawgs 18U Black team, splitting time between shortstop, thirdbase and on the mound where he played an integral role in the team's success. Prior to the Dawgs, Milton coached from 2013-2019 at The Baseball Zone in Mississauga, Ontario; while also being an Assistant Coach with the Ontario Terriers 15U program. Tyler Enns. Amanda is passionate about holistic health, nutrition and fitness, and how these practices come together for overall nourishment and well-being. In 2012, Hollick was drafted in the 14th round of the MLB Draft by the San Francisco Giants, playing four years in the Giants organization. A native of Hawaii, Coach Tanaka enjoyed a 5-year collegiate baseball career as a utility player at Hawaii Pacific University, graduating with a Bachelors Degree in History and English. 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