Baseball

Endorsed by Baseball WA, the Department of Education and
Perth HeatPerth Heat

2016 School Boys Champions

National Representative Daniel Carter

National Representative, Daniel Carter

 

 

The specialist Baseball Program is available for Students in Years 7-12 and addresses all the fundamentals of baseball and provides expert direction and coaching to maximise a student’s skills and abilities, in line with Baseball WA’s pathways.

Reinforcing the critical understanding that enjoyment, skills and discipline are most effectively developed by Education.  The Coach of this program conducts specific activities within the curriculum guidelines that enable the student athlete to pursue a pathway to higher education while further developing their baseball knowledge and skills implementing the Darling Range Sports Colleges ethos.  The baseball program will include very structured lessons and training with a priority on values, interpersonal skills and firm understanding of respect, not only for the sport but the wider community and their peers.

What does the program entail?

  • Minimum of three 1 hour coaching sessions per week including fitness sessions
  • 1 hour Sport Science (focus on diet, nutrition, sports medicine, psychology, recovery and rehabilitation, coaching and umpiring)
  • Baseball WA and Softball WA Interschool Competitions
  • Demonstration games prior to the Perth Heat fixtures
  • Games against touring teams from interstate and overseas
  • Intensive clinics with Australia’s leading coaches
  • Opportunity to complete coaching,  umpiring and scoring accreditation
  • Interstate and overseas tours
  • Fitness Assessment twice a year and feedback in relation to National Standards

How does the program link to Baseball WA’s pathways?

  • Student athletes clear pathway to College Baseball programs in the USA Junior Colleges in Florida – Texas
  • Darling Range Program works and liaises directly with BWA –Perth Heat High Performance Programs
  • Direct links to all State League Clubs, State  Association and National Programs, both junior and senior including Little League Programs
  • Continuous exposure to professional scouts

Who are the coaches?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andrew Kyle
Program Coordinator
Year 7-9 Coach

Coaching Credentials

  • Perth Heat Manager, 2017-2018 season
  • 2016 U15 National Team Coach
  • U18 National Team assistant coach 2015 Qualifiers
  • MLBAAP staff member
  • U12 Cal Ripkin assistant coach 2013/14
  • Perth Heat coaching staff
  • Baseball Coordinator at South Fremantle SHS 2008-2017
  • State 18/16 Assistant coach, including 2 championships
  • State Schoolboys assistant coach- 2016 championship
  • Australian National Team development coach- 2009 qualifiers
  • 2009 DSR scholarship- 5 weeks with Chicago Cubs spring training
  • State League Head Coach- South Perth and Current Wanneroo

Playing Credentials

  • State Junior rep and schoolboys
  • Attended Junior college at Iowa Central- 99/2000
  • Attended Japanese Kansai Baseball Academy on a scholarship 1999
  • ABL/Claxton Shield representative from 98-2010 (3 Championships)
  • National Team representative 2000
  • 5 State League Championships and various individual awards

 

 

 

Ken McGee
Year 10-12 Coach
  • 2015/2014 state school boys Assistant/Pitching Coach
  • Inaugural Perth Heat Manager, State U/18’s Coach, Australian
    Junior Assistant Coach
  • AIS Level 3 coaching-administration accreditation baseball
  • Current State League Coach, West Stirling Indians Baseball Club
  • Coached and developed in excess of 50 WA players into college, professional
    and Olympic baseball programs
  • Baseball WA Development Officer (6 Years)
  • Extensive experience in Baseball and Education and Sports Administration
    30 Years  (Perth Heat, West Coast Eagles)
  • State Champions Little League Coach 98, 99,
  • State League Premiership Coach – Perth Mets, Wembley Magpies, Morley Eagles
  • WA Claxton Shield Representative – NAIA College All American Baseball Team

What Has The Program Achieved?

  • 2016- 2 Australian U15 representatives- Matthew Martin, Dylan Walsh
  • 1 Graduate in U18 Australian qualifiers- Alex Hall
  • Perth Heat ABL Player 2016/17- Alex Hall
  • State reps- 2 U16’s, 3 U16’s
  • 2015 Junior Varsity National Champions
  • 2015 – 3 players represented Australia in the U13 Cal Ripkin World Series
  • 2014 – 5 players represented Australia in World Championships
  • 2014 – Winners of NSW high school team competition
  • 2013 upper school Australian Focus National High School Champions
  • 2013 lower school Australian Focus National High School 3rd place
  • 3 Australian players
  • 5 player in the Major League Baseball Gold Coast Academy
  • 11 in Perth Heat Diamond Academy (high performance)
  • 12 Western Australian state representatives
  • 4 Australian Representative U13 Cal Ripkin World Series

How Can I Enrol My Child Into the Baseball Program?

Parents wishing to enrol their child into one of our programs are required to submit an Application for Enrolment.  Please ensure copies of relevant documentation (as listed on the Application for Enrolment) are provided at the time of submission.

Please visit our Enrolment page for further information or to download the Application for Enrolment.

 

Contact Us

Ph:  (08) 9453 0100
Fx:  (08) 9453 1464

Absentees:  (08) 9453 0135
Enrolments:  (08) 9453 0139
Fees & Charges:  (08) 9453 0114

117 Berkshire Rd
Forrestfield  WA  6058

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