Player & Coach Development Coordinator
Ian has been involved in coaching and instructing with Oakville Little League since 2013. During that time, he has provided instruction to various Whitecaps teams as a coach and guest instructor and also assisted with building development initiatives for the league. He has coached several Oakville Little League teams in the past and is the father of 2 ballplayers that play in the league.
He is currently involved with providing support in coach and player development, working with Oakville Little League on building the Whitecaps and House League programs and provides assistance as a coach for Whitecaps and House League teams.
Ian has previously been a head and assistant coach with the Fieldhouse Pirates baseball program and currently serves as a pitching coordinator and coach.
Prior to moving back home to Oakville, he was a collegiate and professional pitcher. In university, he played at Oklahoma State University, Pepperdine University and Oklahoma City University, where he was an Academic All-American student-athlete. As a professional from 1999-2003, Ian reached AA, playing for 5 seasons in the independent Frontier League, Red Sox, Padres and Phillies organizations. Prior to a career-ending injury in 2003, he was the closer for Team Canada in the 2001 Baseball World Cup and Padres minor league ERA leader in 2002.
14U All-Star Manager
Nick has been involved with Oakville Little League since 2001. He has coached at the All-Star level since 2007. His 14U (Junior) team won the 2015 Canadian Junior Little League Championship . His teams were also Junior Provincial Champions in 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2019 and National Finalists in 2017. In 2016, Nick’s Intermediate team was Provincial Champions and National Finalists.
Nick was named the 2019 Marthe Dubroy District Volunteer of the Year, which recognizes volunteer efforts at the grass-roots level of Little League Baseball in Canada.
12U All-Star Manager
Denis has been involved with OLL since 2010, coaching every age group in our house league program. He also coached the 12U Whitecaps program in 2015 and was team manager of the 11U team in 2016.
Denis played elite baseball until the age of 21 in Quebec. He brings a significant level of experience and enthusiasm to the game. Denis completed the NCCP in 2019-2020.
10U All-Star Manager
Brennan Carson has been coaching baseball at different levels for the past 13 years, including Oakville Little League house league, five years as a Whitecaps Manager and three years coaching high school baseball. Brennan coached a Whitecaps 10U team to a district championship and Provincial Finals in 2014.
Brennan has a passion for youth sports with two simple objectives: have fun and get better. In addition to baseball, he has coached skiing and soccer. He has two sons that played for the Whitecaps and now both play Ontario University baseball.