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DREW MILLER Program Director / Coach

Drew has played 12 seasons of professional season with three teams. Finished his playing career with the newly formed Trois-Riviere Aigles where he reached career goals of 1000 professional hits and 100 professional home runs. Played seven years with the Calgary Vipers and in which he held almost all career batting records including single season home runs(21) and RBIs(89). In 2009 Drew was named a Golden Baseball League All-Star and led Calgary to their first ever professional baseball championship. In 2007 Miller was a Northern League All-Star and in 2006 he was named the Vipers Most Outstanding Player. From 2002 to 2004 Miller played for the Richmond Roosters in Indiana, helping them to repeat as league champs in 2002. He was also named to the All-Star team in 2004. Miller attended Eastern Oklahoma State Junior college for 2 years before transferring to Oklahoma Baptist University where he was named All-Conference, All-Region, and Honorable mention All-American in both years playing there. Miller has coached many levels, including assistant coach in University, coaching all levels in Australia while playing, and many all-star teams from Medicine Hat and Calgary. He was also part of the coaching staff that took a Canada U12 team to the Cal Ripken World series in 2012 and 2015. Drew has been honored as the tenth best player to play in Calgary alongside players like Edgar Martinez and Alex Rodriguez.



Roberto is the first Coyote graduate to come back and work full time with our program. He followed a successful youth baseball life with Cal West LL, Alberta Cal Ripken, and Coyote Baseball, with an outstanding tenure at J Dawgs Academy in Okotoks. A winner throughout his playing career, Coach Valdez has played in a CAN LL championship game, represented Alberta in Babe Ruth Regionals, won a Canadian Championship in Midget AAA Baseball, and played for Canada at the Cal Ripken World Series.
Roberto played at Thompson Rivers University, in Kamloops, where he earned 2nd team All-Conference honors. He also had the chance to play baseball in the Dominican Republic after college and he brings a mature and strong coaching style to the Coyote Baseball staff.

Ramon Valdez Coach

After playing for Cal-West for his little league career, Ramon Valdez continued on to play for the Okotoks Dawgs Academy and Team Alberta (elite provincial team) through high school. One year at JUCO power Parkland CC (where he was an All-Conference catcher, and earned All Region Academic honours) followed by three years as starting catcher at Barry University (NCAA Div. II) in Miami, Florida brought more accolades. "Junior" earned team MVP awards, Academic All-American, led his teams in doubles and walks, and was a team captain. An outstanding catcher and hitter throughout his career who has a remarkable teaching skillset, Ramon also possesses a knack for the mental and emotional aspect of player development. Able to instruct in all aspects of the game, Ramon specializes in catchers' development, infield progressions, and future ready hitters' preparation. His lessons will include physical and technical work as well as discussions about approach. His degree in Exercise Physiology (Barry '16) also is a huge asset in player development, utilizing his professional approach to biomechanics and human movement education.

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