Congratulations to all players, coaches, umpires and volunteers who received awards at the annual Baseball Alberta Awards Banquet!

This year Baseball Alberta hosted the Baseball Canada Convention at the JW Marriott in Downtown Edmonton.  The Awards Banquet saw Baseball Canada Awards as well as the regular Baseball Alberta Awards handed out.  Members from Alberta received 4 awards from Baseball Canada.


Trevor Anquist – Baseball Canada Grassroots Coaching Award for the Province of Alberta (Presented by Jason Dickson & Jon Oko)


Mitch Ball (1973-2021) – Baseball Canada Lifetime Umpire Achievement Award (Mitch Ball’s Family, Presented by Jason Dickson & Jon Oko)


Ellie Jespersen – Baseball Canada Women’s National Team MVP (Presented by Jason Dickson & Ashley Stephenson)


Baseball Alberta – 2022 Baseball Canada National Championship Medalists (Presented by Jason Dickson)


Baseball Alberta presented 31 awards and scholarships this year, as well as 4 scholarships handed out from the EIBF. First off were the umpire awards.


Ty Hoglund – Baseball Alberta Junior Umpire of the Year (Presented by Ted Durpack)


Graham Grieder – Baseball Alberta Murray Service Umpire of the Year Award (Presented by Ted Durpack)


Don Buskas – Baseball Alberta Umpire Hall of Fame Award (Presented by Ted Durpack)


Coach Awards:


Kurtus Millar – Baseball Alberta Ted Rudd Minor Coach of the Year Award (Presented by Sheen Bromley)


Desmond Bouteiller – Baseball Alberta Coach Developer Award (Presented by Sheen Bromley)


Volunteer Awards:


Corrie Davis – The Baseball Alberta Life Member Award (Presented by Neil Penner)

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Kevin Inch – Wally A. Footz Builders Award (Presented by Wally Footz)


Angela Noel – Baseball Alberta Off-Field Manager of the Year Award “A” (Presented by Neil Penner)

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Danielle Fuhr – Baseball Alberta Off-Field Manager of the Year Award “AA” (Presented by Neil Penner)


Michelle O’How – Baseball Alberta Off-Field Manager of the Year Award “AAA” (Presented by Neil Penner)


Heather Verhoeven – Baseball Alberta Volunteer of the Year Award

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Renae Clark – President’s Award (Presented by Jon Oko)


EIBF Bursaries:


Jason Serafinchion  – Ron Hayter Bursary (Presented by EIBF)

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Brendan Wabick  – Ron Hayter Bursary (Presented by EIBF)


Alexander Erumbe  – Ron Hayter Bursary (Presented by EIBF)


Brynlee Rice  – Millie Warwick Mcauley/Betty Curvet Dunn Busary (Presented by EIBF)


Baseball Alberta Scholarships:


Easton Kitura – Baseball Alberta Gordie Wilson Memorial Award (Presented by Meggan Nepoose-Hill)


Carter Liske – Baseball Alberta Carl Linden Bursary

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Connor Baumgarten – Baseball Alberta Bob White Memorial Scholarship (Presented by Meggan Nepoose-Hill)


Cleary Simpson – Baseball Alberta Doris Taylor Scholarship 

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Players of the Year:


Maddux Laing – 11U A P.O.T.Y

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Caleb Jorgensen – 11U AA P.O.T.Y


Michael Sims – 13U A P.O.T.Y


Asher Rodinziak – 13U AA P.O.T.Y


Brooke Forslund – 14U Girl’s P.O.T.Y


Ronan Johnson – 13U AAA P.O.T.Y


Taylor Fankhanel – 15U A P.O.T.Y


Ava Greiner – 15U AA P.O.T.Y


Julianna Scott – 16U Girl’s P.O.T.Y


Preston Tocheniuk – 15U AAA P.O.T.Y


Mac Hillestad – 18U A P.O.T.Y


Zach Crough – 18U AA P.O.T.Y


Maddison Willan – Women’s Open P.O.T.Y


Gavin Galenza (Not Pictured) – 18U AAA (BAEL) P.O.T.Y


Associations of the Year:


Thorsby Minor Ball – Small Association of the Year


Rocky & District Minor Ball – Medium Association of the Year


Beaumont Minor Ball – Large Association of the Year


Thanks to everyone involved!  We look forward to seeing everyone next year!






















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