Softball Canada Announces 2017 Men’s National Team Roster

Published by Gilles LeBlanc

Published on June 12, 2017

(Ottawa, ON) Softball Canada is pleased to announce the list of athletes who have been selected to represent Canada this summer at the Bob Law Memorial Challenge in Vancouver, B.C. and the 2017 WBSC Men’s World Softball Championship from July 7 to 16 in Whitehorse, Yuk. The final roster has been determined following a selection camp held in Kitchener and Innerkip, Ont. this past weekend.

The 2017 roster includes eleven (11) returnees from the 2015 team that won Gold at the WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship in Saskatoon, Sask. All eleven were previously named to the team’s core. Jason Hill (St. John’s, NL) was also named to the core but will be unable to attend the World Championship.

The athletes who will represent Canada as members of the 2017 Men’s National Softball Team are:

 Athletes

First Name Last Name Hometown
Bryan Abrey Richmond, B.C.
Ryan Boland St. John's, N.L.
Shane Boland St. John's, N.L.
Sean Cleary Harbour Main, N.L.
Brad Ezekiel Harbour Main, N.L.
Brandon Horn Waterloo, Ont.
Blake Hunter Nanaimo, B.C.
Mark Johnson Glencoe, Ont.
Derek Mayson North Vancouver, B.C.
Devon McCullough Saskatoon, Sask.
Steve Mullaley Freshwater, N.L.
Mathieu Roy Saint-Gervais, Que.
Kevin Schellenberg Squamish, B.C.
Justin Schofield Grand Pré, N.S.
Andy Skelton Scarborough, Ont.
Colin Walsh Petty Harbour, N.L.
Kris Walushka Victoria, B.C.


Athletes returning from the 2015 Men's National Team


Coaching Staff

Position Name Hometown
Head Coach John Stuart Langley, B.C.
Assistant Coach John Hill St. John's, N.L.
Assistant Coach Dean Holoien Melfort, Sask.
Assistant Coach Les Howey Conception Bay, N.L.
Scout Doug Allin Peachland, B.C.
Video Coach Glenn Boles St. Satharines, Ont.
Athletic Therapist Adam Davies Ottawa, Ont.
Manager - MNT Mike Branchaud Ottawa, Ont.


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For more information, please contact:

Gilles LeBlanc
Manager - Marketing & Communications
Softball Canada
p: (613) 523-3386 ext. 3105 | m: (613) 795-1996
w: www.softball.ca | e: gleblanc@softball.ca

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