Coach and Parent Helpers Training

Vernon Baseball is hosting training sessions for coaches and parent helpers. Come out to the field to meet your fellow coaches and get a head start on the season.


Date: 2019-April-6 Time: 9:00am – 11:00am (7U T-Ball and 9U Tadpole)
Location: Lakeview Park
Description: An introduction to coaching for new coaches and parent helpers. Lakeview Park 9:00 am to 11:00am. Will include 7U T-Ball, 9U Tadpole and an general invite to all coaches.

Date: 2019-April-7 Time: 9:00am – 11:00am (11U Mosquito)
Location: Lakeview Park
Description: An introduction to coaching for all coaches and parent helpers. Lakeview Park 9:00 am to 11:00am. This will be more about baseball at the 11U Mosquito level. Our focus will be on running a practice / field maintenance / game protocol and pitching and catching drills and skills.

Umpire Clinics

In preparation for our 2019 baseball season, VBA will be hosting Level 1 & Level 2 Umpire Clinics, open to everyone from age 12 to adult. If you or anyone you know is interested in spending a little time at the ball park while making some extra money; come on out!

Clinic: Level 1 – For new umpires *Clinic consists of 2 sessions (1 classroom and 1 field work)

Level 1: Classroom Session
Date: 2019-April-16 Time: 6:30 PM – Until finished
Location: Salvation Army House of Hope, 3303 32nd Ave. Vernon BC

Level 1: Field Work Session
Date: 2019-April-20 Time: 8:30 AM – Noon
Location: Marshall Fields, 6891 Okanagan Landing Rd. Vernon BC

Visit our UMPIRES page for registration information


Clinic: Level 2 Defence – For returning umpires age 14 and older, who have passed Level 1 Clinic (within 3 years). Clinic consists of 2 sessions (1 classroom and 1 field work)

Level 2: Classroom Session
Date: 2019-April-18 Time: 6:30 PM – Until finished
Location: Salvation Army House of Hope, 3303 32nd Ave. Vernon BC

Level 2: Field Work Session
Date: 2019-April-20 Time: 1:00 PM – Until finished
Location: Marshall Fields, 6891 Okanagan Landing Rd. Vernon BC

Visit our UMPIRES page for registration information

2019 Baseball Academy

Vernon Baseball in coordination with School District 22 is pleased to announce the launch of the Baseball Academy to be held during the 2019 Fall Semester and running weekly through January 2020 for high school students in grades 8-12.

Space is limited to 12-14 players, so anyone interested should contact VBA President Michael Sanfilippo right away at president@vernonbaseball.com for more detailed information.

Early Registration Required for Vernon 18U AAA Midget & 15U AA Bantam and 13U AA PeeWee

Attention all 2019 season Midget (2001-2003), Bantam (2004-2005), and PeeWee (2006-2007) aged players. Its Vernon Baseballs intent to field 18U AAA Midget, 15U AA Bantam, and 13U AA PeeWee next season. BC Baseballs rules now have these divisions playing a single season from April August long weekend and associations must commit to their ability to field a team in early February.

Therefore, players interested in trying out for either the 18U AAA Midget, 15U AA Bantam, or 13U AA PeeWee Teams, must register by January 31st, 2019. Registration is now open for these three teams by clicking here please be advised that payment in full by credit card is required. Alternative arrangements can be made by emailing registrar@vernonbaseball.com if you are unable to register on-line.

Any general questions regarding the 18U AAA Midget Team can be emailed to Dennis Gehrmann via the Midget Director (Dennis Huizinga) at midget@vernonbaseball.com Questions pertaining to the 15U AA Bantam Team can be emailed to Mark Pastro via the Bantam Director (Chase Batchelor) at bantam@vernonbaseball.com Enquiries for the 13U AA Team can be emailed to Nathan Lee via the Pee Wee Director (Matthew Brown) at peewee@vernonbaseball.com

Okanagan College comes to 2019 Winter Skills

Vernon Baseball is extremely excited to announce that the Okanagan College Coyotes will lead the 9th edition of our Winter Skills Program at the Honda Sports Center. Current OC Coaches & Players will come and share their knowledge and passion for the game of baseball with our young players between the ages of 8 13 (Tadpole Pee Wee Divisions). This is an excellent opportunity for players to develop their skills while be instructed by the premier, local collegiate team in our community.

Winter Skills will consist of 6 sessions on Tuesdays from 5:30 7:00 PM beginning on January 15th and concluding on March 5th with the exception of no meetings on Feb 12th and 19th. Space will be limited and the cost is $100, so its recommended that parents dont wait to register their son or daughter. Registration is now open, you can register by clicking here. Please be advised that payment in full by credit card is required.

Any general questions regarding this program can be emailed to Dan Braddick at dbraddick@shaw.ca