The Bytown Dodgers coaching staff will be made up of non-parent head coaches at all age groups. The coaches include: current and former professional baseball players, former NCAA Division 1 baseball players, former Canadian National Team Players, as well as provincially certified coaches. This staff will bring their knowledge and experience to the Bytown Dodgers in a development-specific program.

2019 Coaching staff

Chris Kazen

From Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Chris played for the Hunt Club Little League for five years from the ages of 11 to 16. Chris later coached for the CFR Little League for five years at both the house and competitive levels in each of those years. In 2012, he was the assistant coach for CFR’s Major…

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Cameron Franklin

Peewee Head Coach Coach Cameron Franklin hails from the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. He brings close to 20 years experience in individual training and team coaching from the ages of U5 through U18. A few of Coach Cam’s proudest moments were having a team ranked #1 Nationally (USSSA), a Top 10 state ranking 3 years…

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Martin Bedard

Bantam Head Coach Born and raised in Quebec City, Martin has over fifteen years of experience in coaching, primarily in baseball. For the past 5 years he has been coaching at the bantam AA level with the Association Baseball Elite Outaouais (ABEO) and previously in the region of Quebec city. Martin is certified by baseball…

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Alex Vaillancourt

Bantam Assistant Coach Born in Gatineau, Quebec, Alex developed a strong passion for baseball early in life, starting when he was just 4 years old. He played for 13 seasons with l’Association de Baseball Amateur de Gatineau (ABAG), developing as a catcher at the elite regional level. This high dedication to baseball led Alex to…

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Matt Brown

Peewee Assistant Coach, from Kitchener, Ontario, Matthew is currently pursuing his undergraduate degree in business at the University of Ottawa. Matthew is in his senior year as a starting pitcher and President of the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees Men’s baseball team. Growing up in Kitchener, Matthew played Tier 1 baseball for the Kitchener Panthers and…

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Justin Emond

Mosquito head coach from Russell, Ontario, Justin started playing ball at the age of 7 with Carleton Russell Little League and moved on to the Ottawa Knights as a pitcher and short stop for four seasons. He graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School where he played on the school’s varsity baseball team and…

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Sheri-Lynn Marshall

Bytown Dodgers strength trainer, Sheri specializes in nutrition coaching and personal training for all ages. Sheri has worked in the health and fitness industry since 2008, starting as a trainer in group circuit training classes before becoming a personal trainer certified through the YMCA-YWCA. Sheri ran circuit training classes at the Rideau Canoe Club for…

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Jacob Doy-Yat

Trainer for Bytown Dodgers, Jacob is SS/2B for the Capital City Reds and a Capital City Baseball Association athlete. Jacob was a starter on the NCOBA 2018 Ontario Summer Games Team and is a former Bytown Dodger AA Bantam player, level 2 Umpire, and certified trainer with a junior coaching certificate. “I am looking forward…

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