PRESS RELEASE – Okotoks Dawgs of the Western Major Baseball League, announce the recent hiring of Angela Cox as Operations Manager. Angie replaces Jim Amy, who will now focus on Food & Beverage. Angie comes to the Dawgs from the University of Kentucky (Wesleyan) where she served as a recruiting administrator, and most recently from Home Run Sports where she served as a marketing assistant. Angie is also the wife of Dawgs Associate Head Coach, Allen Cox, who serves as Hitting Coach for J the Dawgs Youth Academy
The Dawgs are a leading edge amateur and youth baseball program in Canada, operating a very successful summer collegiate club and 5 elite youth teams, now including 95 youth players from all over Canada and as far away as Mexico. The summer collegiate Dawgs with average attendance of over 2400 fans per game have over the past five years been consistently ranked in the top 10 in Ballpark Biz’s annual rankings while the J Dawgs Youth Teams are currently Canadian Midget (16-18) National Champions and “back to back to back” Alberta Bantam (13-15) Champions. 2012 was also a banner year for the Dawgs as homegrown Dawgs talent, Jim Henderson, became the first Dawgs Youth Player to make it to the big leagues, having enjoyed considerable success as a set-up man with the Milwaukee Brewers, and graduating J Dawgs, Tyler Hollick and Chris Shaw were drafted by the San Francisco Giants and Milwaukee Brewers respectively.
The Dawgs play out of the phenomenal Seaman Stadium Complex in Okotoks, Alberta, a bedroom community of Calgary. The Seaman Stadium Complex now includes 1) Seaman Stadium, a minor league level facility with seating for 2000 and surrounding berms, 2) Tourmaline Fieldhouse, a college level stadium seating 500 fans and featuring a full pressbox, outdoor training center, scoreboard, viewing concourse with a berm down the left field line, 3) the Duvernay Fieldhouse, an infield sized indoor training center with field turf surface, multiple batting cages, bullpens, weight room, clubhouses, and 4) 2 Riverside Youth Diamonds, all set in a park, spring training like setting.