Moose Monarchs – 2018 Coaches/Contacts
|Director & Facilities and Operations Manager: Lovell McDonnell
Lovell has been and is the most integral part of the American Legion Baseball system since its inception in the early 1980’s. He is also Director of Facilities for Medicine Hat Baseball. During baseball season and well in to the winter months, his dedication to all levels of Minor baseball in Medicine Hat is unsurpassed.Phone: 403.527.7928 (Home); 403.548.5990 (Cell) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Head Coach: Skyler Stromsmoe
Coach Stromsmoe is entering his second season as head coach of the Moose Monarchs. With rural roots, Skyler attended Foremost School and commuted an hour to Medicine Hat to play four years in the American Legion program. Stromsmoe went onto junior college at Longview Community College in Kansas City, MO for 2 years before enrolling at Southern Arkansas University and attained his Bachelors Degree in Health, Kinesiology and Recreation. After his senior season as SAU, Skyler signed as a Non-Drafted Free Agent with the San Francisco Giants. Stromsmoe played 9 seasons in the Giants minor league system, reaching as high as AAA. Also during his professional career, Skyler suited up for the Canadian National Team on numerous occasions, highlighted by back to back Pan American Games gold medals. Skyler has recently moved back home to Etzikom to work on his family’s Hereford and Angus ranch with his wife Rachel and their 2 sons Jett and Knox.
|Assistant Coach: Adam Moser
Adam Moser grew up in Medicine Hat playing Little Leagues baseball, American Legion baseball and eventually graduated from McCoy High School in 2003. After playing for the Moose Monarchs from 2002-2004, Adam Attended Midland College JC for 2 years before transferring to UNLV from 2005-2008. Adam finished university with an Undergraduate degree in Education and a Graduate degree in Science (Kinesiology). He has been involved as a coach in the American Legion program off and on for the past 12 years, primarily focusing on the pitching staff. Adam is excited to one again be able to bring his experience and talent to the baseball field through coaching.
|Assistant Coach: Austin Schibler
Austin began his baseball career playing ten years with MHLL and was fortunate to be on a team competing at Majors Canadians in Nova Scotia and Junior Canadians in Lethbridge. He then continued on with American Legion playing one year as a Knight and four years as a Monarch. Austin spent the next three years (2014-2017) with Prairie Baseball Academy winning the Canadian College Baseball Championships all three years. Austin spent the last year playing baseball for the Columbia College Cougars in Missouri and will return this fall for one more year to play baseball and complete his four year business degree. Austin has enjoyed coaching American Legion the past two summers and is looking forward to coaching with the Monarchs again this summer.