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Former MLB and Olympian Phil Stockman set to lead the Coomera Cubs Baseball Club
Coomera, Australia – April 26, 2017 – Coomera Cubs Baseball Club are proud to announce that Phil Stockman will be joining the club as Director of Coaching.
Stockman was regarded as one of the country's most promising exports when he signed with MLB organisation, Arizona Diamondbacks as a raw 17-year-old. He went on to represent Australia at the 2004 Athens Olympics helping the team win the Silver medal and again at the 2006 World Baseball Classic. In 2006 after joining the Atlanta Braves he got called up to the Major Leagues becoming the 23rd Australian to achieve the feat. To this date only 33 players from Australia have reached the pinnacle of the sport playing in MLB.
Phil has continued his love of the game as an integral member of the coaching staff with the current back-to-back ABL Champion’s, the Brisbane Bandits and is excited about leading the Cubs into a new era.
“It’s a wonderful opportunity to join Nick and his committee with their fantastic support to take the club forward. I’m excited about further developing the club’s competition pathway with opportunities from our juniors right through to our Senior A grade.”
Club President Nick Day highlighted the clubs focus on ensuring the best coaching and education for its players.
"With a strong junior program designed around our signature Baseball Academy the club is focused on forging pathways right through to our senior club. Having a former major leaguer of Phil’s experience to lead the senior club going forward is important to ensure that the club’s strategic goals of providing opportunities at all levels is met. The club can now offer opportunities for kids and adults to play socially right through to high level competitions.”
About Coomera Cubs Baseball Club
Established in 2006 the Coomera Cubs Baseball Club is located at the northern part of the Gold Coast. The club caters to all ages from t-ball and Little League up to Seniors and Masters.
PO Box 644, Oxenford, QLD
0414 600 958