History of The Edmonton Prospects Baseball Club

2005 – Facility: TELUS Field
Team Name: Edmonton Big River Prospects
Coach: Gord Gerlach
Managers: Mark Randall, Brad Badger

2006 – Facility: Red Willow Park in St. Albert. 
Team Name: St. Albert Prospects
Coach: Justin Pysar
Manager: Brad Badger

2007 – Facility: St. Albert’s Red Willow Park
Team Name: St. Albert Prospects
Coach: Jordan Blundell
Owner: Pat Cassidy
Details:  Players were billeted locally.

2008 – Took a bye for the season.  No facility available.

2009 – Facility: John Fry Park
Team Name: Edmonton Prospects
Coach: Andrew Ehling
General Manager: Tracy Neumann
Asst. Mgr: Ryley Steel
Owner: Pat Cassidy
Details:  Name changed to Edmonton Prospects and the team moved to John Fry Park in South Edmonton for its home field.  Players roomed together in local college dorm.

2010 – Facility: John Fry Park
Team Name: Edmonton Prospects
Coach: Drew Roberts
General Manager: Tracy Neumann
Asst. Mgr: Derek Wold
Owner: Pat Cassidy
Details: Team has a game supporting “Breast Cancer Awareness”.  Local MLA Brent Rathgeber joins the volunteer ranks as a PA Announcer.

2011 – Facility: John Fry Park
Team Name: Edmonton Prospects
Coach: Bryn Biancalana
General Manager: Tracy Neumann
Owner: Pat Cassidy
Details: Breast Cancer Awareness game again with the players in pink shirts.

2012 Facility: TELUS Field
Team Name: Edmonton Prospects
Coach: John Sutherland
General Manager: Tracy Neumann
Owner: Pat Cassidy
Details: Team is presented with an opportunity to play season at TELUS Field due to the Edmonton Capitals withdrawing from the North American League and suspending operations.  Prospects get involved with more local charities and children’s leagues.  Edmonton fans start to take notice.
ATTENDANCE: 5,919 OR 296 AVG. PER GAME

2013 – TELUS Field
Team Name: Edmonton Prospects
Coaches: Cam McMullen, Jeff Loney
General Manager: Tracy Neumann
Owner: Pat Cassidy
Details: The Edmonton Prospects’ popularity grows, especially on Canada Day where the crowd enjoys live music followed by the best view in Edmonton of the city fireworks.  Prospects’ bring back Homer the mascot and enjoy a photo op with then Premier Redford.
ATTENDANCE: 11,125 OR 506 AVG. PER GAME

2014 – TELUS Field
Team Name: Edmonton Prospects
Coach: Ray Brown
Asst. Coach: Orv Franchuk
General Manager: Lynda Holden
Owner: Pat Cassidy
Details: Edmonton begins to embrace the Prospects’ brand of baseball.  Canada Day brings in a record 6,800 fans. Prospects bring in a Dance Team.  Luxury suites become popular.
ATTENDANCE: 17,983 OR 856 AVG. PER GAME

2015 – TELUS Field
Team Name: Edmonton Prospects
Coach: Ray Brown
Asst. Coach: Orv Franchuk
General Manager: Lynda Holden
Owner: Pat Cassidy
ATTENDANCE: 24,229 OR 1,053 AVG. PER GAME
PLAYOFFS:  1,053 (over 2 games) or AVG. 527 Per Game 

2016 – TELUS Field
Team Name: Edmonton Prospects
Coach: Ray Brown
Asst. Coach: Orv Franchuk
General Manager: Craig Tkachuk
Owner: Pat Cassidy
ATTENDANCE: 38,226 OR 1,820 AVG. PER GAME
PLAYOFFS: 7,940 (over 5 games) or AVG. 1,588 Per Game

2017 – RE/MAX Field
Team Name: Edmonton Prospects
Coach: Ray Brown
Asst. Coach: Orv Franchuk
GM/Owner: Pat Cassidy
ATTENDANCE: 38,399 OR 1,670 AVG. PER GAME
PLAYOFFS: 11.198 (over 6 games) or AVG. 1,866 Per Game

2018 – RE/MAX Field
Team Name: Edmonton Prospects
Coach: Ray Brown
Asst. Coach: Orv Franchuk
Assistant General Manager/2019 Head Coach: Jordan Blundell
GM/Owner: Pat Cassidy
ATTENDANCE: 45,172 OR 2,053 AVG. PER GAME
PLAYOFFS: 5,151 (over 4 games) or AVG. 1,288 Per Game