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Bantam AAA Tryouts Feb 23 & 24

The 15U AAA tryouts will be held on the weekend of February 23rd & 24th. Players will be assigned one 30 minute (approximately) time slot for their tryout session. Players will assigned their specific time slot on Feb 20. The location is weather dependent and will also be announced on Feb 20. Players must register for the tryouts at a cost of $25.

Players are to arrive stretched out and partially warmed up. Catchers are to bring their catching gear.

Jr. Men's Program

Newton will be putting together a Junior Men's program this season. Anyone who's aged out of Midget and looking to keep playing or get back to baseball contact Bradley Waddell by email or at (604) 360-6027

Peewee AA Tryouts

Attention all prospective Pee Wee AA players currently registered with Newton or Surrey Canadian baseball: We will be holding open tryouts in conjunction with our winter clinics currently being held. Please come out only if you are interested in trying out for the AA team. 

A high level of commitment will be expected  for players on this team, including fitness training, multiple practices and 1-3 games per week depending on our final schedule. There will also be 1-2 local travel tournaments over the course of the Spring season that may result in some additional costs beyond registration. Typically this amounts to around $50 per player per tournament. 

There will be no cost to attend the tryouts, however. Interested candidates not currently enrolled in the Pee Wee AA winter clinic are invited to come out to two of these four sessions, please:

Tuesday 2/19 from 7-9 at Kinvig Elementary gym.  

Thursday 2/21 from 5-7 at the Lionel Courchene batting cage. 

 

Tuesday 2/26 from 7-9 at Kinvig Elementary gym.  

Thursday 2/28 from 5-7 at the Lionel Courchene batting cage. 

One gym session and one batting cage session will be required for consideration. Please let us know of your preference when confirming to: Newtonpeewee@gmail.com

Based on response times and number of participants, you may or may not be asked to attend an alternate session. 

Thank you,

Coach Dave and Coach Jeff

2019 Umpire training - Level 1 and Level 2 March 2, 2019 at Kinvig

Please go to umpire tab for more details on becoming an umpire for the 2019 season 

Bantam AAA and Bantam AA

Newton and Surrey Canadians will be continuing their very successful merged rep program at the Bantam level. It is our intention to field both a AAA and AA program following on from the Silver medal performance at AA last year at the Bantam level and Gold at the PeeWee Provincials.

For AAA, under the new guidelines developed by BC minor all players from any association are welcome to come and workout with us and compete for a spot on what will be a very competitive program with vastly experienced coaching staff with a combined 50 years experience. Regardless of prior Association or whether Little League or PBL, all 2004 & 2005 born players are welcome to come and workout.

For AA, please also come out and join us for our combined winter clinics.  The catchment rules for AA are consistent with prior years and out of catchment players will require a release from their home associations.

Registration will be only $900 for the single season AAA running April through to Baseball BC's Provincials and Nationals in early August. There will be some travel to the Okanagan and the Island to find appropriate levels of competition. It is of course a wood bat league and 9 man ball and it is our intention to run a short, 12 man bench to maximize individual playing time and development.

The AA division is expected to have less travel and the fees for this division will be determined shortly. 

Players wishing to participate should email their interest to president@newtonbaseball.com and can come and join the workouts each Thursday evening at 7pm at MB Sanford School gym (near 144th & 72nd Ave in Surrey).

Mosquito Assessments

We are excited to announce that the Newton Canadian U11 Mosquito Division player assessments will be held on Tuesday March 12th at MB Sanford Elementary School 7:00pm-8:45pm.  The reason for player assessments is to allow coaches to see as many players as possible before the Mosquito team draft which will allow for well balanced teams and also for the athletes to have a chance to rub elbows and have some fun before the spring season starts!

Please send your athlete with their full gear (glove, bat if they have it and definitely personal protection - baseball helmet and jock or jill).  Since the assessment will be held indoors, please wear loose comfortable athletic wear and also runners (not cleats).

Please note that all athletes that participate in the Mosquito Assessment will need to already be registered with Newton Baseball for the 2019 Spring season.

If you are interested in coaching this year please send an email to mosquito@newtonbaseball.com and I will be in contact with you.

We are looking forward to a fantastic season in Mosquito with you all!

Respectfully,

Tom Janovsky

Newton Canadian

Mosquito Division Coordinator

mosquito@newtonbaseball.com

Pee Wee AA Winter Clinics

Our Pee Wee AA Winter Clinics will be starting next week on Tuesday, January 22nd from 7-9 PM at the Kinvig Elementary gymnasium. These weekly sessions will be for any Newton or Surrey Canadian catchment players who are interested in playing for the combined AA Pee Wee team this spring. 

We will have 8 sessions from January 22nd to March 12th, prior to spring break. January and February will be open sessions with official tryouts towards the end of February and early March. We will aim to have the team selected and some practices before spring break.

These sessions will be highly physical, so we recommend players eat accordingly and well enough in advance for best results. In the meantime, start warming up those arms! You can have some light tosses with a buddy, but make sure you adequately warm up firs and take it easy.

Coaches Dave Ouellette and Jeff Vaughan will be coordinating and would welcome any help from parents from time to time or as needed during these sessions.

Please direct any questions to our Pee Wee Coordinator

Kellie Simicak
PeeWee@NewtonBaseball.com

Coach Development Training

Welcome

Calling all Coaches…..

The Newton Canadian Baseball (NCBA) and the Surrey Canadians Baseball (SCBA) Associations are proud to offer a 6 week coach development program. The sessions will be held at Chimney Hill Elementary every Monday, beginning January 7, 2019 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.  

This program is intended for all levels of coaching, including those that just want to come out and see what is involved prior to committing. Participation is highly recommended for those wanting to coach this Spring season but is mandatory for those interested in coaching Summer ball. Training will cover, pitching, catching, general rules, running a practice, resources available and much, much more!.


There is no cost to attend, however there will be an expectation that if you register, you will attend.

We are requesting that all coaches/parents interested in attending register on the NCBA website by January 5, 2019 the latest.

We are still developing the curriculum to ensure it is a fit for all coaches or potential coaches who are planning on attending and will provide this to all who confirm once completed.

2019 SPRING REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Please click on the link below for 2019 Spring registration.

Early bird registration discount of $25 applies to all registrations received prior to Jan 31, 2019.  

Come join us for next season!

Please direct any questions to our registrar: 

Jaime Janovsky 

registrar.newtonbaseball@gmail.com

 

 

18U Midget AAA Winter training and Tryouts for the 2019 Spring Season

The Midget AAA team is pleased to announce that winter training for the 2019 season is almost here.  Winter Training will serve as the team’s tryouts for the 2019 season.  Winter Training will commence January 14th and will end on March 9th.  The team will have three different dates for cuts: February 9th, February 23rd, & the team will be announced on March 9th. 

 

Players will be split into different groups based off their positions.  Each group will have two practices per week (one weekday & one weekend) focusing on development of skills.  There will be one team practice a week for strength & conditioning.  The facilities being used will be: Lionel Courchene Batting Cage, Unwin Park Batting Cage, & TBD Surrey School Gymnasium.

 

Following will be the Dates & Times: (Subject to change)

Tuesday’s 8:00pm - 9:45pm

Wednesday’s - Team Strength & Conditioning - Time TBA

Thursday’s 8:00pm - 9:45pm

Saturday’s Group 1: 11:00am - 12:45pm

Saturday’s Group 2: 1:00pm - 2:45pm

Sunday Pitchers & Catchers: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

 

The cost for Winter Training will be $275.  There will be no refunds or rebates if a player is cut prior to the finish date of March 9th. 

 

For any Winter Training related questions or concerns please contact: Tyler Lawson (tylerlawsonbaseball@gmail.com)

 

Thanks,

Coaching Staff.

 

 

Coaches Bios:

Head Coach

Tyler Lawson

 

Tyler is a former pitcher for the University of the Fraser Valley of the Canadian Colleges Baseball Conference.  His favourite playing highlight was being selected to represent Team BC at the Under 21 Canadian Nationals in Regina.  He brings five years of coaching experience at various levels, as well as being a guest coach and clinic instructor. 

 

Assistant Coach

Mitch Brown

 

Mitch is a former infielder for the University of the Fraser Valley of the Canadian Colleges Baseball Conference.  He brings four years of coaching experience, as well as recently being a Guest Coach for the Chilliwack Cougars Bantam AAA team.  Mitch will be a valuable asset for infielders & has a superb knowledge for the defensive side of the game. 

 

Assistant Coach

Ryan Kaplanis

 

Ryan was an outfielder for the University of the Fraser Valley of the Canadian Colleges Baseball Conference.  He was a 2015 Premier Baseball League Second Team All Star.  He finished top 10 in the batting average race in the league and led his team, the Whalley Chiefs in batting average. Ryan will be a great asset for the outfielders and will bring tremendous knowledge for hitters.

2018/2019 Winter Registration Now Open

Please register here for Winter training!

Winter training has now started at MB Sanford Elementary and continues through March 14, 2019.  (see below for list of dates with no training)

Mosquito level players (born 2008 and 2009) plus second year experienced tadpole players (born 2010) are Tuesday nights from 7-8pm

Pee Wee  A and Bantam A players (born 2004-2007) are Tuesday nights from 8-9pm

Information to follow shortly for our high performance teams.

(Pee Wee AA, Bantam AA, and Midget AAA) 

Please note the following dates we do not have the gym and the training will be cancelled:

Thursday Nov 8

Tuesday Dec 11

Thursday Dec 13

Tuesday Dec 25, and Jan 1

Thursday Dec 27 and January 3

Bantam Rep Academy

Surrey / Newton will be putting together a competitive Rep Bantam U15 AA and/or AAA program again this coming season.

The objective is to put a competitive winter training program together that will include both player and team development and set players up to compete at the U15 rep level.

The program will commence on Thursday November 8th at 7pm at MB Sanford School Gymnasium with an Academy running each subsequent Thursday, with a break for the Christmas holidays, through to when we can get outside for Spring training.  We will also utilize the batting cage at Lionel Courchene for pitching clinics.

We recognize that many athletes are involved in other sports at this time of year and intend to encourage and accommodate that in our pricing and schedule. Registration for the winter clinic is only $75 and is open now, click here to register.

If you are interested in rep baseball but your schedule won’t allow your participation please contact Ben Dias

PeeWee AA Provincial Champions

Congratulations to our Surrey Newton PeeWee AA team on their dramatic win at the BC provincials yesterday. As Provincial Champions they are representing us as Team BC at a major tournament in San Diego. 

 

We’ve also set up an account with the Return-it Depots so if you or your neighbours have empties to return, or frankly anything to recycle ♻️ simply drop them off at any of their locations in a clear plastic bag and quote our account number E019207. 

We’ll be practicing at Unwin's Bantam diamond #1 on Tuesday evening if it’s easier to drop your bottles at the field between 6&8.

Or, one last option if you'd just really like to help us out you can donate something to our Go Fund Me Page and share it with your friends on Facebook.

Thanks so much for you support and good luck to the kids this coming weekend, I know you'll do us proud!

Park Status

Park Status Information

Park Status Definitions:

  • Closed, all games and/or practices are canceled
  • Open, all games and/or practices proceed as scheduled
  • Pending, continue to monitor status. Most likely a game-time decision 

Park Status Updates: 

  • Weekdays, the park status will be updated by 4:00 pm. (pending status, will be updated accordingly)
  • Weekends,  the park status will be updated at 8:00 am. Park status during the weekend may change throughout the day
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    Valley of Champions

    Both Surrey Newton Rep teams acquitted themselves well at the weekend's Valley of Champions Tournament in Kelowna. PeeWee AA capped off a dominant tournament performance by beating Abbotsford in the finals while the Bantam AA fell just short against a strong Prince George side.

    Cook Tournament 2018 Winners

    Midget AA Win In Dramatic Fashion

    In a tight back and forward game a sac bunt and suicide squeeze at the top of seven sealed the deal! The merged Surrey / Newton Midget AA Mets bested a strong North Shore team in the final game of spring. A great way to end the season and for the aged out players to finish their tenure at the Club. Shimpachi "Patch" Meta will be returning to Japan after three years with the club.

    PeeWee A Newton Timbers win Spring Tier

    Newton Timbers won the Tier 2 Championship yesterday 8-7!

    Tied going into bottom of 7th, with 2 outs and 2 strikes on him, Thomas Reidy hit the winning single down 3rd base to score the runner from 2nd capping a brilliant team performance and beating a strong Cloverdale team..

    The kids all did fantastically well playing 6 games in the playoffs and winning the last 5 in a row to cap off the spring season.

    2018 PeeWee AA Summer Ball Team Announcement

    Congratulations to the following players who have been selected for the 2018 Surrey Newton PeeWee AA Summer Ball team.

    Bailey D'Cruze

    Joshua Swart

    Cameron Wright

    Katelyn Foubert

    Parker Sarai

    Max Michaud

    Marcus Janovsky

    Harley Vaughan

    Diondre Thomas

    Jacob Ouellette

    Thank you to all the other players who came to try out.

    We will have a mandatory parent meeting this Tuesday, 19th at 6pm, Lionel Courchene Park. Practice to follow 6:30pm - 8:30pm.

     

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    Surrey Newton PeeWee AA win Valley of Champions

    After a steaming hot weekend in Kelowna the joint PeeWee AA team with Surrey went 6 and 0 and emerged victorious in the Valley of Champions tournament in Kelowna with victories over teams from Alberta, Vernon, Victoria, COMBA, Penticton and West Kelowna.

    An all Cloverdale Tadpole Final saw the Pirates come out Triumphant.

    At PeeWee AA an amazing come from behind win saw Tsawwassen walk off with the victory over a classy Island visiting team from Cowichan.

    Newton Canadians lost in the Bantam Final to the Vancouver Dodgers and the Burnaby Braves topped Whalley in a tight affair at Midget AA.

    Thanks to everyone for making it a spectacular weekend. Thanks to everyone who volunteered over the sweltering weekend and a very special thanks to our Treasurer and Tournament Coordinator Carrie Stocco for her hours of work preparing everything to make the weekend the huge success it was.

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    Thanks to Scott Cowden and the team at Ramada Vancouver for their generous support. Remember them when you have guest in town.


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