Surrey Canadian Baseball Association and Newton Canadian Baseball Association are pleased to announce that Marty-van-der-Loos has been selected as the Head Coach of the Surrey/Newton full season Bantam AA team. Marty brings 18 years of coaching experience, qualifications and Provincial level certification to the position. Most recently, he coached Spring Bantam A with Surrey Canadian (2019) and was Head Coach of the Team BC Female 16U team that won the Gold Medal at the Summer 2019 Nationals played in Nova Scotia. Working with Coach Marty on the field will be Dave Ouellette. Dave was the Head Coach of the Surrey-Newton Peewee AA (Spring) and Peewee AAA (Summer) teams in 2019, and an Assistant Coach on the Provincial Champion Peewee AA team in the Summer of 2018. Other assistant coaches will be added to the mix as the roster becomes clearer.
The following are plans for the pre-season of Spring U15 Bantam AA baseball.
Practices for all players interested in trying out for this merged team will commence Thursday, January 16. Two workouts are scheduled indoors each week up until
March 12 when the team is expected to be selected and confirmed for the Spring season. Additional outdoor practices will be added as weather conditions improve.
Practices will be held:
Players should wear running shoes in both facilities. No cleats. Baseball attire unless otherwise instructed by coaches. Bring gloves, bats, helmets, personal catcher’s gear.
All players interested in working out with this team must be registered for U15 play at either Surrey Canadian or Newton. Import players need BC Minor authorization to try out or a signed Player Movement Form by the association in the player’s BC Minor territory. No exceptions as only registered players have insurance coverage through the Provincial sport organization. Online registration is available on both SCBA and NCBA websites.