About the Organization

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The Brooks WMBL Baseball Organization has many baseball enthusiasts working tirelessly for the organization and for the community for the sport of baseball. Together with all of their efforts, they made it possible to bring in the WMBL team. please find a detailed brief of each of the board members below:  

 

Jason Thomasen – President

 

·        Has lived in Brooks since 1999.

·        Currently works at Lutes Timber Mart as a Sales Manager.

·        President of the Brooks Regional Ballpark Association.  Under his direction the association raised $775,000 toward the construction of the Brooks Regional Ballpark.

·        President of the local slo-pitch league, which consists of 30 teams.

·        Equipment manager and board member for Brooks Minor Baseball.

·        Assistant Coach for the High School baseball team and the Brooks Winter Baseball Program.

 

Jason Wandler – Vice President

 

·        19 years as an Elementary / Jr. High teacher.

·        Played 4 years of College Baseball at Mayville State University.

·        Played 2 years in the SMBL for the Oyen Pronghorns (’92-’93).

·        Played 1 year of professional baseball in the Independent Prairie League for the Dakota Rattlers.

·        Member of the American Baseball Coaches Association.

·        Coached High School/American Legion baseball for 13 years.

·        Coached back to back Bronze Medals at the Intermediate and Junior Little League Canadian Championships.

·        President of Brooks Minor Baseball for 4 years.

·        Vice President of the Brooks Regional Ballpark Association.

 

 

 

Todd Plaxton – Marketing Director

 

·        Recently moved to Calgary to work for the Oppenheimer Group.

·        Former partner in a number of Tim Hortons franchises in Saskatchewan.

·        Coach of the national Junior team on-and-off for 8 years, starting in 1999.

·        Coach of Team Canada, University Games in Japan, 2011.

·        Coach of Team Saskatchewan Youth Selects for 5 years.

·        Coach of Team Saskatchewan, Canada Summer Games in London, Ont.

·        Lionel Ruhr Coach of the Year, named by Baseball Canada.

·        Founder and owner of the Saskatoon Yellow Jackets, 2001 – 2010.

 

Darla Wandler – Secretary Treasurer

·        Recently moved to Brooks from North Dakota

·        Have been on the Brooks Minor baseball board for 5 years

·        Currently president of Brooks Minor Ball  

·        Played fastball in University for the Maville University

·        Play slowpitch for Oddsocks in Brooks Alberta

·        “I am the soccer mom of baseball” 

The Brooks WMBL Baseball Organization has many baseball enthusiasts working tirelessly for the organization and for the community for the sport of baseball. Together with all of their efforts, they made it possible to bring in the WMBL team. please find a detailed brief of each of the board members below:  

 

Jason Thomasen – President

 

·        Has lived in Brooks since 1999.

·        Currently works at Lutes Timber Mart as a Sales Manager.

·        President of the Brooks Regional Ballpark Association.  Under his direction the association raised $775,000 toward the construction of the Brooks Regional Ballpark.

·        President of the local slo-pitch league, which consists of 30 teams.

·        Equipment manager and board member for Brooks Minor Baseball.

·        Assistant Coach for the High School baseball team and the Brooks Winter Baseball Program.

 

Jason Wandler – Vice President

 

·        19 years as an Elementary / Jr. High teacher.

·        Played 4 years of College Baseball at Mayville State University.

·        Played 2 years in the SMBL for the Oyen Pronghorns (’92-’93).

·        Played 1 year of professional baseball in the Independent Prairie League for the Dakota Rattlers.

·        Member of the American Baseball Coaches Association.

·        Coached High School/American Legion baseball for 13 years.

·        Coached back to back Bronze Medals at the Intermediate and Junior Little League Canadian Championships.

·        President of Brooks Minor Baseball for 4 years.

·        Vice President of the Brooks Regional Ballpark Association.

 

 

 

Todd Plaxton – Marketing Director

 

·        Recently moved to Calgary to work for the Oppenheimer Group.

·        Former partner in a number of Tim Hortons franchises in Saskatchewan.

·        Coach of the national Junior team on-and-off for 8 years, starting in 1999.

·        Coach of Team Canada, University Games in Japan, 2011.

·        Coach of Team Saskatchewan Youth Selects for 5 years.

·        Coach of Team Saskatchewan, Canada Summer Games in London, Ont.

·        Lionel Ruhr Coach of the Year, named by Baseball Canada.

·        Founder and owner of the Saskatoon Yellow Jackets, 2001 – 2010.

 

Darla Wandler – Secretary Treasurer

·        Recently moved to Brooks from North Dakota

·        Have been on the Brooks Minor baseball board for 5 years

·        Currently president of Brooks Minor Ball  

·        Played fastball in University for the Maville University

·        Play slowpitch for Oddsocks in Brooks Alberta

·        “I am the soccer mom of baseball”