December2014

2015 Senior Men's National Softball Team Announcements

December 12, 2014

Ottawa, ON


2015 Senior Men's National Softball Team Announcements

The following is a media release issued by Softball Canada.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 12th, 2014
 

2015 Senior Men’s National Team Selection Camp Roster and Assistant Coach Announcement

(Ottawa, ON) Following the timelines of the Men’s National Team Selection Criteria, the Team Canada coaching staff has identified a group of seven (7) core players and thirteen (13) additional players who have been invited to attend the 2015 Senior Men’s National Team Selection Camp that will be held in May, 2015. Seventeen (17) of these athletes will have the opportunity represent Canada at the ISF Men’s World Championship from June 26 to July 5, 2015 in Saskatoon, SK while fifteen (15) will be named to the Pan American Games roster, with that event scheduled for July 12 to 18, 2015 in Ajax, ON.
 
In addition to the announcement of the core players and selection camp roster, Softball Canada is also pleased to announce that John Hill (St. John’s, NL) will join the Senior Men’s National Team coaching staff as an assistant coach. John has most recently coached the 3 Cheers Pub club team from Newfoundland and Labrador that won three consecutive Gold medals at the Senior Men’s Canadian Championships, adding a silver and a bronze over the team’s five year existence.
 
“John brings a wealth of experience to the coaching staff and has worked with many of Canada’s top athletes throughout the years” stated Mike Branchaud, Manager – National Teams and Canadian Championships. “His track record of success will help bring a winning attitude this summer.”
 
The seven (7) core players identified by the Men’s National Team coaching staff are:
 
Name Hometown
Sean Cleary Harbour Main, NL
Jeff Ellsworth St. Lawrence, PEI
Brandon Horn Waterloo, ON
Paul Koert Brooklin, ON
Derek Mayson North Vancouver, BC
Stephen Mullaley Freshwater, NL
Mathieu Roy St. Gervais, QC

The following is the list of additional players from the Men’s National Team Athlete Pool who have been invited to attend the 2015 Senior Men’s National Team Selection Camp:

Name Hometown
Bryan Abrey Richmond, BC 
Brian Banner Sooke, BC
Ryan Boland St. John's, NL
Blair Ezekiel Harbour Main, NL
Brad Ezekiel Harbour Main, NL
Ian Fehrman Townsend, ON
Jason Hill St. John's, NL
Devon McCullough Saskatoon, SK
Jason Sanford Durham, NS
Kevin Schellenberg Squamish, BC
Don Scott Stratford, ON
Andy Skelton Scarborough, ON
Ryan Wolfe Melbourne, ON

The coaching staff reserves the right to add or remove athletes from this list at any time.

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For more information, please contact:

Gilles LeBlanc
Manager - Marketing and Communications
Softball Canada
(613) 523-3386 ext. 3105
gleblanc@softball.ca
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