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BC Baseball Coaching Conference

01/30/2015, 8:45pm PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

February 20 - 22, 2015
Langley Events Centre

Get a jump start on the competition!

Join us the BC Minor and Baseball BC Baseball annual Coaching Conference taking place from February 20 -22, 2015 at the Langley Events Centre.

Enjoy the full weekend package along with many hosted activities, or join us on Saturday if your time is limited. Highly respected clinicians from throughout Canada and the USA as well as nationally recognized experts will present this coming year.

The coaching conference event is FREE for Cloverdale coaches. When registering just enter registration code C106. Please note though that this is the same weekend as our division player assessments, so please be sure that you are able to attend before registering for the conference.

To register for the coaches conference click here: BC-Baseball-Coaches-2015-Coaching-Convention

To register for Provincial Coach NCCP sessions click here: BC-Baseball-Coaches-NCCP-2015-Provincial-Coaches-Certification

There are also player training sessions going on at the same time (15U, 12 & Under, High Performance), that are worth checking out!

To register for player sessions click one one of these links:



For more information check out these documents:

Conference Brochure

Conference Schedule

Bantam AAA Tryouts

01/20/2015, 9:00pm PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

We have booked the Tamanawis Turf Field (12601 64 Ave) for evaluations on Feb 7th AND 8th  from 10:30am-12:30pm. Please note that players must wear runners or turf shoes, as no cleats are allowed on the turf field.

Players MUST pre-register with Head Coach Bruce Faulkner and fill out the form (click on form to download) by Feb 4th PRIOR to attending the tryouts and can be reached at bruiser1414@gmail.com or 604-614-8449.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.


Registration for 2015 is now Open

01/18/2015, 6:30am PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

Registration is now open for the upcoming 2015 Spring Season

Please click on the link below to be redirected to the On-line Registration Page


Follow the link below for complete instructions on the steps necessary to finalize your registration by submitting deposit cheques etc.


Please visit the "Registration" section of our website found at the top of this page for any questions you may have.

For the Junior Men's division please do not register before contacting Rae Andrews at rae.andrews@gmail.com or 604-574-1355 to confirm whether space is available.

Registration Form and Cheque(s) need to be submitted via one of the following options

1. Mail to CMBA – Registration
     P.O. Box 34163
     17790 #10 Highway
     Surrey BC, V3S 8C4

2. Drop off at Ball Park Sports @ 18651 52 Avenue, Surrey,

3. Drop off at Clover Ridge Pizza @ 5989 168 Street, Surrey,

Should you have a question that has not already been addressed within that area of the website please contact the following people.

Steve Tordiffe for Blastball – Tadpole
steve.tordiffe@gmail.com or 604-897-2737

Dave Palmer for Mosquito - Midget 
registrar.cmba@gmail.com or 778-549-0719

Rae Andrews for Junior Men's
rae.andrews@gmail.com or 604-574-1355

Player Assessment Schedule

01/18/2015, 5:00am PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

Prior to the start of the season, all players from Tadpole through Midget must go through a player assessment process, in able to allow us to balance teams through a standardized draft process.

The player assessments will all take place at the Cloverdale Agriplex, as per the schedule below. If you cannot attend during the scheduled time for your division and last name, you may attend one of the other slots for your division. If you cannot attend any of the slots for your division, please contact your division coordinator to make alternate arrangements.

Friday February 20th 5:00pm - 7:00pm PeeWee Last Names TBD
7:00pm - 9:00pm PeeWee Last Names TBD
Saturday February 21st 8:00am - 9:30am Tadpole Last Names TBD
9:30am - 11:00am Tadpole Last Names TBD
11:00am - 12:30pm Tadpole Last Names TBD
12:30pm - 2:00pm Mosquito Last Names TBD
2:00pm - 3:30pm Mosquito Last Names TBD
3:30pm - 5:00pm Mosquito Last Names TBD
5:00pm - 7:00pm PeeWee Last Names TBD
7:00pm - 9:00pm Bantam Last Names TBD
Sunday February 22nd 8:00am - 9:30am Mosquito Last Names TBD
9:30am - 11:00am Mosquito Last Names TBD
11:00am - 12:30pm Tadpole Last Names TBD
12:30pm - 2:00pm Tadpole Last Names TBD
2:00pm - 3:30pm Tadpole Last Names TBD
3:30pm - 5:30pm Bantam Last Names TBD
5:30pm - 7:30pm Midget Last Names TBD
7:30pm - 9:30pm Midget Last Names TBD
Monday February 23rd 5:00pm - 9:00pm PeeWee AA Tryouts
5:00pm - 9:00pm Bantam AA Tryouts


Coaches Signup and Training for 2015 Season

01/17/2015, 7:45am PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

Signup to be a coach for Cloverdale Minor Baseball

If you are interested in being a coach please click on the link below to Register on our Coaches Registration page.


For further information on these clinics or being a coach with CMBA please contact our Coach Development Volunteer

Jimmy Vulcano vulcanobaseball@gmail.com

Once again CMBA will be subsidizing the costs associated with our coaches participating in training or certifications courses (enrollment fees only, if applicable). CMBA firmly believes in investing in the future by offering some of the highest quality coaching instruction for our members.

The following Training courses are going to be offered by CMBA or BC Minor so please mark the dates down in your calendars.

Cloverdale In-House Training for our Blastball and T-Ball Rally Cap Programs

CMBA will also be providing in-house training sessions for parents looking to coach at the Blastball and T-ball Levels for which we run the Rally Cap program.  CMBA adopted the Rally Cap program last year and we are looking to continue to grow this very successful program.

Blastball Coaching Clinic - April 7th 6pm at the Agriplex

T-Ball Coaching Clinic - April 8th 6pm at the Agriplex

Super T & Tadpole Clinic - Aprili 9th 6pm at the Agriplex

Please see the following link for information on the Rally Cap Program:


Umpire Clinics for 2015

01/06/2015, 8:00pm PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

Cloverdale Minor Baseball will be hosting the following Umpire Clinics for umpires who want to umpire games in 2015. Umpires are required to attend a clinic each year to qualify to work games.

As always, CMBA will pay the umpire registration fee for our umpires. When registering just select to pay by cheque, and we will take care of the fee for you.

Level 1 clinics are for those umpires who will be working only Mosquito and/or Tadpole games. Level 2 is for all umpires who will be working Pee Wee or higher games.

Level 1 - last name starting with A - M

Monday, February 23rd from 5:30pm - 9:30pm @ Cloverdale Clubhouse
Saturday, February 28th from 9:00am - 12:30pm @ A.J. McLellan Elementary School 

Level 1 - last name starting with N  -  Z

Tuesday, February 24th from 5:30pm - 9:30pm @ Cloverdale Clubhouse
Saturday, February 28th from 9:00am - 12:30pm @ A.J. McLellan Elementary School 

All Level 2

Wednesday, February 25th from 5:30pm - 9:30pm @ Cloverdale Clubhouse
Saturday, February 28th from 1:00pm - 4:00pm @ A.J. McLellan Elementary School 


On-line registration is available via the BCBUA web site:  https://members.bcbua.ca/?pg=clinics

Midget AAA Winter Training

01/04/2015, 3:10pm PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

Midget AAA winter training will be held on Sundays and Wednesdays from 8 pm until 10 pm starting on Wednesday, Jan. 14 and concluding on Wednesday, Feb. 18.

The training will take place in the Cloverdale batting cage. The fee for the training is $100, payable in cash or cheque made out to "Cloverdale Midget AAA Baseball".

Tryouts for the 2015 Cloverdale Midget AAA team will be held some time at the end of February / beginning of March. Exact dates and times will be determined closer to the tryouts depending on factors such as facility availability and weather.

For more information, or if you have any questions, please email Coach Mike Robinson at ivemovedwest@hotmail.com.

Winter Clinics - updated

12/28/2014, 9:15am PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

Jimmy Vulcano Pitching Clinics

Jimmy Vulcano will continue pitching sessions for winter 2015. Players will receive instruction on pitching mechanics, proper warm up and conditioning, as well as video analysis. Level of instruction will be scaled to respective age groups. There will be 6 sessions, each session is one hour in length and will be held in the batting cage. Clinics start on January 10th and end on February 15th.

The cost for the 6 sessions is $75 per player.

Saturdays 10:00 am – 11:00 am Tadpole (General skills training tadpole only) FULL
Saturdays 11:00am-12:00pm Mosquito FULL
Saturdays 12:00pm-1:00pm Pee Wee FULL
Saturdays 2:00pm-3:00pm Pee Wee FULL

Sundays 10:00am-11:00am Mosquito FULL
Sundays 12:00pm-1:00pm Bantam FULL

For more information or to register please email Jimmy at vulcanobaseball@gmail.com.

Jimmy Vulcano Hitting Clinics

Jimmy Vulcano will continue  hitting clinics for 2015. There will be 6 sessions, each session is one hour in length and will be held in the batting cage. Clinics start on Jan 10th and end on February 15th. Sessions will include multiple station drills, live hitting, and discussions on mental aspects and approach. Level of instruction will be scaled to respective age groups.

The cost for the 6 sessions is $75 per player.

Saturdays 1:00pm-2:00pm Peewee Hitting FULL

Sundays 11:00am-12:00pm Mosquito Hitting FULL
Sundays 1:00pm-2:00pm Bantam Hitting FULL

For more information or to register please email Jimmy at vulcanobaseball@gmail.com.

John Parker Baseball Skills

John Parker, head coach of the Premier Baseball League(PBL) Whalley Chiefs
will do his Baseball Fundamental Clinics for 8 weeks beginning on Jan.5/2015
The clinics cover all aspects of the game and run for an hour each night:
Tadpole  - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Mosquito - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Peewee / Bantam - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Mondays       - beginning Jan.5 ending on Feb.23
Tuesdays      - beginning Jan.6 ending on Feb.24
Wednesdays - beginning Jan.7 ending on Feb.25
Cost is $80 for the 8 weeks.

For more information or to register please email John directly at parkerjohn@live.ca.

Shawn Corness Pitching and Hitting Sessions

Shawn Corness, pitching coach for the UBC Thunderbirds will be running his Thursday pitching and hitting sessions from January 8th through March.

The cost is $80 for each 4 week block per session, or $150 if you do two sessions (pitching and hitting).

6:00 PM – Pitching
7:00 PM – Hitting
8:00 PM – Pitching

For more information or to register please email Shawn directly at 

Pee Wee AA / AAA Winter Training

11/04/2014, 7:00am PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

Pee Wee AA REP winter training will start Sunday November 16  in the Cloverdale batting cage.

These sessions are open to committed players intending to tryout out for 1 of 2  Cloverdale Pee Wee AA REP teams for 2015.  Official AA REP tryouts will be in Feb 2015.

Pee Wee AA REP requires a commitment from players of 4-5 days per week during the spring season (March-June), and 6-7 days per week during the summer season (late June to August). All players selected to Pee Wee AA REP are expected to commit to playing through the full spring (AA) and summer seasons (AA or AAA). 

Winter training attendees will be divided into two separate groups, and space will be limited. Workout times will be Sundays from 4-5pm and 5-6pm. Sunday Sessions will run from November 16 until Dec 21, then resume  Sunday Jan 4 to Feb 8. 

The cost will be $100 per player for all sessions. Cash or cheques payable to Cloverdale Pee Wee AAA Baseball.

To register, or if you have any questions please contact Jimmy Vulcano at vulcanobaseball@gmail.com.

Bantam AAA Coaching and Winter Training

10/07/2014, 7:00pm PDT
By Cloverdale Baseball

Bantam AAA Coaching

Cloverdale Minor Baseball is pleased to announce that long time Cloverdale coach Bruce Faulkner has returned to Cloverdale to coach and manage the Bantam AAA team for the 2015 season.

Bantam AAA Winter Training

Bantam AAA Winter Training will commence starting Sunday November 2nd at 8pm in the Cloverdale Batting Cage, for those Bantam aged players intending on trying out for AAA. 

The sessions will be on Sundays from 6-7 and 7-8, and if there is enough interest on Tuesdays from 8-9 as well.  Sunday dates will run from Nov 2nd to Dec 14th then resume again Jan 4th to Feb 1st for a total of 12 sessions.

Please note that BC Minor rules prevent any out of catchment players from trying out or playing for Cloverdale's Bantam AAA team.

The cost for will be $100 per player for all sessions. Cash or cheques payable to Cloverdale Bantam AAA Baseball.

Contact Bruce Faulkner at bruiser14@shaw.ca to register or if you have any questions.