Owner: Dan Nonis
General Manager: Mark Nonis
Head Coach: Geoff White (Okanagan College)
Assistant Coach: Lyall Foran
Ballpark: Elks Stadium
Address: 551 Recreation Avenue
Dimensions: LF- 326', CF- 389', RF- 323'
Signature: Mountain Views Make for Great Sunsets at Elks
Pro to Watch: Chris Davis (Navarro College), Outfielder/First Baseman, Baltimore Orioles
Davis led the resurgent Orioles to the playoffs last season as the slugger posted his career-best MLB numbers hitting .270 with 33 home runs and 85 RBIs. Chris starred for the Falcons in 2005 playing first and third base. He blasted WCL pitching as Davis led Kelowna in batting average (.331), home runs (5) and RBI (29).
Big Man on Campus: Augey Bill, Pitcher, Arizona Wildcats
Augey won a National Championship last season as his Arizona Wildcats captured the 2012 College Word Series title. Augey pitched for the Falcons in 2010 following his freshman season. The southpaw is now a senior and a key contributor out of the UA bullpen. With Kelowna, Augey made 8 appearances and 5 starts striking out 26 over 22.2 innings pitched.
Former Falcons to Keep an Eye on this Spring (2013):
Keach Ballard, Shortstop, Murray State College, So.
Cord Cockrell, Pitcher, Louisiana-Lafyette, So.
Jace Conrad, Infielder, Louisiana-Lafayette, So.
Troy Conyers, Pitcher, University of San Diego, Fr.
Brandon Creel, Pitcher, Sacramento State, Sr.
Cody Dickson, Pitcher, Sam Houston State, Jr.
David Ernst, Pitcher, North Dakota State, So.
Andrew Firth, Third Baseman, University of British Columbia, Sr.
Greg Friesen, Infielder, LSU-Shreveport, Sr.
Tyler Hoelzen, Pitcher, Sacramento State, Sr.
Patrick Johnson, Shortstop, Missouri Baptist, Sr.
Brandon Marris, Pitcher, Southeastern Oklahoma State, Sr.
Jerry McClanahan, Catcher, UC Irvine, So.
Jeff Melby, Third Baseman, University of Portland, Jr.
Ethan Miller, Pitcher, San Diego State, Sr.
Kyle Pearson, Outfielder, LSU-Shreveport, Sr.
Brian Wolfe, Outfielder, Washington, Sr.
For more information on the Falcons, please visit: www.kelownafalcons.com
201-1014 Glenmore Drive
Kelowna, BC Canada V1Y 4P2
Community: Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Must Eat: Yama's Greek Restaurant
Watering Hole: Rose's Waterfront Pub
Must See: Lake Okanagan
Best Golf: Okanagan Golf Club
Paper: Kelowna Daily Courier
Kelowna, British Columbia located on beautiful Lake Okanagan is often referred to as the Four Seasons Playground. Whether you enjoy boating, swimming, golfing, skiing, shopping, hiking, water skiing, museums, historical sites or just plain relaxing Kelowna has something for you. Kelowna is the largest city in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley with all the amenities of a major center. It is located approximately 240 miles from Vancouver, BC and about 90 miles north of the United States border. Tourists are attracted to Kelowna's beauty, weather, beaches, and wine festivals. The weather is known for sunshine and very little precipitation and is classified as semi-arid. Kelowna is often referred to as the Hawaii of Canada or the Florida of the north.