Queensland Representative Team Named for U16 Nationals

Queensland Representative Team Named for U16 Nationals

Baseball Queensland is proud to announce the players selected for the Queensland U16 Side to represent our state at the 2020 Australian Nationals.

The list of players is below, in alphabetical order:

  1. Billy Baker                               BM
  2. Miller Bell                                BN
  3. Edmund Crotty                       BN
  4. Jake Ferguson                        BW
  5. Jackson Grounds                   BM
  6. Nicolas Hawkins                     GC
  7. Joel Hogan                              BN
  8. Oscar Hyde                            GC
  9. Max McCaw                           BM
  10. Cain McClelland                     BM
  11. Jock Miller                              BM
  12. Damon Orr                              BM
  13. Kylan Pearce                          BM
  14. Billy Richters                           BM
  15. Campbell Shaffer                   GC
  16. Luke Smith                              BN
  17. Gabriel Valdez-Cadena          BM
  18. Ben Walmsley                         BM


  1. Kobe Fox                                BS
  2. Orlando Gonzalez                BM
  3. Yuugou Jin                             BS
  4. James Minniecon                 NQ
  5. Enzo Moriguchi                    BN


Congratulations to all the players selected to represent Queensland.

U16 State Squad Selection

U16 State Squad Selection

Baseball Queensland are pleased to announce the selection of the U16 Queensland State Squad for the 2019/20 Representative cycle. Out of the 27 selected for this squad, a team will be selected that will represent Queensland at the Australian Baseball U16 Nationals.

The U16 Nationals will be held across Geelong and Melbourne in mid January 2020.
Selected athletes will recieve information shortly in regards to their program.

Congratulations to all those selected.
The Squad is as follows, in alphabetical order:

Arnott, Jaecob GC
Baker, William BM
Bell, Miller BN
Crotty, Edmund BN
Ferguson, Jake BW
Fox, Kobe BS
Gin, Yuugou BS
Gonzalez, Orlando BM
Grounds, Jackson BM
Hawkins, Nic GC
Hogan, Joel BN
Holland, Ethan GC
Hyde, Oscar GC
Ikeda, Gohki BW
McCaw, Max BM
McClleland, Cain BM
Millar, Jock BM
Minniecon, James NQ
Moriguchi, Enzo BN
Orr, Damon BM
Pearce, Kylan BM
Richters, Billy BM
Robertson, William GC
Shaffer, Campbell GC
Smith, Luke BN
Valdez-Cadena, Gabriel BM
Walmsley, Ben BM
QLD State Team Selection Policy

QLD State Team Selection Policy

During the week following the conclusion of 2019 State Titles we will be announcing our QLD State Teams. BQ have released their new QLD State Team Selection Policy in addition to one of the assessment tools that will be used when evaluating athletes.


Coaching appointments for U16 and U18 Queensland State Teams

Coaching appointments for U16 and U18 Queensland State Teams

Baseball Queensland is proud to inform that the Coaching appointments have been made for the U16 and U18 Queensland State Teams.

We appreciate all those who applied for roles and were impressed by the high-level coaches who applied across all the positions.

Field Manager
 – Dan Wilson
Assistant Coach – Adam Pearce
Pitching Coach – Jamie Knight
Assistant/ EO – Martin Waters

Field Manager – David Badke
Assistant Coach – Gareth Jones
Assistant Coach – Keith Suthers
Pitching Coach – Scott Porter

More information about the Australian National Championships in the coming months.

Queensland State Team Field Managers Announcement.

Queensland State Team Field Managers Announcement.

Baseball Queensland is pleased to announce the recent appointments of our State Team Field Managers. Following our coach selection criteria, which was implemented two years ago, the Field Manager is appointed on a 1+1 year period. Our Youth Women, U16 and U18 Field Manager’s positions were vacant. Lisa Norrie will continue as our Women’s Field Manager for her second year.

Below are the appointments for 2019/20 representative season:

  • Youth Women: Geoff Wade
  • U16: Dan Wilson
  • U18: David Badke

Baseball QLD High Performance Manager Shayne Watson says “I am looking forward to this year’s program as we build on previous years success with developing our athletes striving for holistic outcomes both on and off the field”.

Applications for other positions are still open with Expressions of Interest closing 12 pm Friday 2nd August 2019. At the completion of this process, the remaining positions will be appointed following consultation with BQ High Performance Manager and respective Team’s Field Manager.

If you are interested in expressing your interest please click on the link provided:  https://www.baseballqueensland.com.au/eoi-for-qld-coaching-vacancies/

EOI for QLD coaching vacancies.

EOI for QLD coaching vacancies.

Baseball Queensland is inviting coaches to Express their Interest and Register for vacant coaching positions within our QLD Bandits State Teams. BQ strive to deliver programs with holistic outcomes whilst creating an optimal learning environment for our athletes and coaches within our High Performance Pathway Programs.

Vacant Positions

Youth Women

  • Assistant Coach
  • Pitching Coach
  • Executive Officer


  • Assistant Coach
  • Pitching Coach
  • Executive Officer


  • Assistant Coach
  • Pitching Coach
  • Executive Officer

Open Women

  • Assistant Coach
  • Pitching Coach
  • Executive Officer

If you are a coach who wishes  to express their interest and register please follow our two step process:

1. Complete and submit all necessary documents outlined in “BQ Coach Selection Criteria’.
Click here to download BQ Coach Selection Criteria.

2. Complete the online registration process. Click here to access online registration process

Applications close Sunday 21st of July 2019.

If you require additional information please contact Shayne Watson, BQ High Performance Manager shayne@baseballqld.asn.au