Kamloops NorthPaws

Bringing the West Coast League to Canada’s Tournament Capital.

New NorthPaw Excited for Return to His Home Province

Tommy Green is looking forward to the 2021 season to finally get back into a ball game and to do so in his home province for the first time since 2018.

Green, the newest member of the Kamloops NorthPaws infield, did not see any game action in 2020.

The redshirt sophomore shortstop at Cuesta College, a junior college in California, fractured his hand before the season opener. Once it had healed, the COVID-19 pandemic had already put an end to the season.

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Canadian Hired as First Coach in NorthPaws History

Canadian Hired as First Coach in NorthPaws History

The Kamloops NorthPaws are thrilled to announce Cole Armstrong as the first head coach in franchise history.

The 37-year-old from Surrey, B.C. becomes the only current Canadian serving as head coach in the West Coast League.

“It’s a dream come true to return to British Columbia to do what I love," says Armstrong. “I’d like to thank the city of Kamloops along with the new owners of the NorthPaws for including me in this opportunity to set a new standard on and off the field in the West Coast League."

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Kamloops is Home to the West Coast League’s Newest Franchise

Kamloops is Home to the West Coast League’s Newest Franchise

Canada’s Tournament Capital just added another sports team to its roster, the Kamloops NorthPaws. The announcement on September 9 was surrounded by much socially distanced fanfare at Norbrock Stadium, the home of the NorthPaws when they begin play. The special event featured ballpark hot dogs, refreshments, great music, prizing for attendees, and a lively atmosphere, something the ownership group will continue when the team takes to the field for its inaugural season in the summer of ‘21.

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About

the Kamloops Northpaws

The Kamloops NorthPaws is the newest team to join the West Coast League. The team will be made up of NCAA Division 1 and 2 players as well as local athletes and the inaugural season starts in the summer of 2021. The level of play in the West Coast League is outstanding, ranking among baseball’s top summer collegiate leagues, which will make for the highest calibre of baseball Kamloops has ever seen. The season is 54 games, including 27 home games to be played at Norbrock Stadium.

Norbrock Stadium

1500 Island Pkwy, Kamloops BC

Norbrock Stadium is a professional-sized baseball field that seats approximately 1,500 spectators. The stadium hosts multiple softball and baseball events in Kamloops each year, and was built in as a 1967 Canada Centennial Project on McArthur Island Park.