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Brooks Bombers Have New Bench Boss

09/27/2017 12:54 PM -

Bombers name Kyle MacKinnon head coach

 

The Brooks Bombers have named Kyle MacKinnon their head coach for 2018 WMBL season. MacKinnon will also continue as an assistant coach with the McPherson College baseball program. 2018 marks his second season with McPherson College.

 
 
MacKinnon has also spent the last two summers as an assistant coach in the WMBL. He assisted with the Fort McMurray Giants in 2017 after working with the Medicine Hat Mavericks in 2016. The Mavericks went 30-17 overall.
 
 
Prior to that, he served as field manager and general manager of the Burlington Bandits of the semi-professional Intercounty Baseball League for two summers, earning Manager of the Year honors in 2015. 
 
 
He spent the summer of 2013 as an assistant with the Barrie Bay Cats, helping lead the club to the IBL finals.
 
 
MacKinnon also served as head coach at George Brown College in Toronto from 2012-2014. While at GBC, he led the Huskies to their first postseason tournament appearance in 2013.
 
 
From 2009-2016, he held various roles with the Ontario Blue Jays - Canada's premier travel baseball team.
 
 
In addition to coaching, MacKinnon also assists with scouting for Prep Baseball Report Ontario.