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Softball Canada​ – Ottawa, Ont. – The Canadian Women’s National Softball Team will hold a Selection Camp from January 3-9, 2018 in Fort Myers, Fla. with thirty (30) players from the Women’s National Team Athlete Pool competing for a spot on the 2018 roster. Team Canada has a busy schedule in 2018 as they prepare for the WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship that will take place August 2-12 in Chiba, Japan.

Following the Selection Camp, the coaching staff will select a group of athletes to compete for Team Canada at various events during the upcoming season, including the World Cup of Softball in Irvine, Calif. and the Canada Cup in Surrey, B.C.

In 2017, Team Canada won bronze medals at the World Cup of Softball in Oklahoma City, Okla. and at the WBSC Americas Pan American Championship held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Canada’s previous WBSC Women’s World Championship result was a bronze medal in 2016 in Surrey, B.C.

The athletes who will be attending the Women’s National Team Selection Camp from January 3-9, 2018 in Fort Myers, Fla. are:
 

FIRST NAME

LAST NAME

HOMETOWN

Sierra

Bertrand

Stirling, Ont.

Kara

Bilodeau

Cumming, Ga.

Kristen

Brown

Levittown, N.Y.

Jenna

Caira

Toronto, Ont.

Jocelyn

Cater

Delta, B.C.

Sarah

Chow

Victoria, B.C.

Emma

Entzminger

Victoria, B.C.

Larissa

Franklin

Maple Ridge, B.C.

Kenzie

Friesen

Saskatoon, Sask.

Jennifer

Gilbert

Saskatoon, Sask.

Sara

Groenewegen

Surrey, B.C.

Victoria

Hayward

Toronto, Ont.

Karissa

Hovinga

Edmonton, Alta.

Kelsey

Jenkins

Delta, B.C.

Danielle

Lawrie

Langley, B.C.

Janet

Leung

Mississauga, Ont.

Joey

Lye

Toronto, Ont.

Grace

Messmer

Surrey, B.C.

Maria

Palmegiani

Surrey, B.C.

Callum

Pilgrim

Abbotsford, B.C.

Sara

Plourde

Baker Lake, N.B.

Erika

Polidori

Brantford, Ont.

Kaleigh

Rafter

Guelph, Ont.

Nicole

Rivait

Oakville, Ont.

Victoria

Rumph

Mount Forest, Ont.

Jenn

Salling

Port Coquitlam, B.C.

Nicole

Schroeder

Yorba Linda, Calif.

Holly

Speers

Surrey, B.C.

Brooke

Vander Heide

Sandy, Utah

Natalie

Wideman

Mississauga, Ont.

COACHING STAFF

POSITION

NAME

HOMETOWN

Head Coach

Mark Smith

Falmouth, N.S.

Assistant Coach/Manager

Melissa Basilio

Pickering, Ont.

Assistant Coach

Russell Cooper

Tahiti Bay, NZL

Assistant Coach

Dave Paetkau

Abbotsford, B.C.

Pool Coach

Melissa Finley

London, Ont.

Pool Coach

Chris Jones

Oshawa, Ont.

Pool Coach

Tiffany Jordan

Guelph, Ont.

Pool Coach

Keith Mackintosh

Melfort, Sask.

Guest Coach

Marty Kernaghan

Grafton, Ont.

Performance Analyst

Glenn Boles

St. Catharines, Ont.

Performance Analyst

Hubie Basilio

Oshawa, Ont.

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Scott Willgress

Halifax, N.S.

Mental Performance Coach

Lauren Tashman

Pennington, N.J.

Athletic Therapist

Natalie Ghobrial

North York, 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