Andre3The Dugout Club congratulates André Lachance, Winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal!

One of only two level 5 baseball coaches in Canada, Lachance also serves as the Head Coach of the Women’s National Team in addition to his role of Manager, Baseball Operations with Baseball Canada. He has led the Women’s National Team to 3 bronze medals (2004, 2006, and 2012) and 1 silver medal (2008) in five IBAF Women’s World Cup events. Lachance played an integral role in developing Baseball Canada’s Long-Term Athlete Development Model (LTAD) and was instrumental in the re-development of Baseball Canada’s National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP). Lachance is a part-time Instructor in the University of Ottawa’s Human Kinetics program and has put on instructional clinics around the world.


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