Kyle McKay

 

PLAYING BACKGROUND:

Pro Career:

3 years professional baseball between 4 pro teams:

Traverse City Beach Bums (Frontier League), 2016

Trinidad Triggers, posted 1.22 ERA (Pecos league), 2016

  • Pecos League playoff championship finalists
  • Northern Division Champions (captured the Northern Division title, regular season and playoffs)

High Desert Yardbirds (Pecos League), 2017

Skagit Valley Lumberjacks (Mount Rainier Pro Baseball League), 2015

Team Canada

  • World Baseball Challenge 2013, represented Canada
  • 2nd best tournament ERA, posting a 1.29 ERA
  • Threw 7 innings against Japan, allowing only 1 earned run
  • Strong outings versus Cuba and Japan, two international baseball powerhouses

Amateur Tournaments

Ramada Inn World Baseball Challenge, BC

  • Pitcher for Sidearm Nation for a Bronze Medal finish
  • Posted a 2-0 record in 3 outings with a 2.10 ERA

Semi Pro Career

Kitchener Panthers (Intercounty Baseball League), 2010-2015

  • IBL pitcher of the week honors in 2015
  • 2015 IBL playoff championship berth
  • Multiple 1-hit outings throughout career vs Toronto Maple Leafs, London Majors, and Ottawa Fatcats

College Summer Baseball

Medicine Hat Mavericks 2013 (Western Major Baseball League)

  • WMBL championship finalists
  • Captured the Western Division title
  • Set single-season league team wins record, 46-10
  • CG 1-hitter vs Weyburn, June 9th, 2013
  • Received WMBL pitcher of the week honors
  • Posted a 2.15 ERA on the season

College Baseball Career

University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, 2012-2014

  • All-time single season strikeout record holder
  • All-time career ERA record holder
  • First Team All Crossroads Conference honors

University of South Carolina Upstate, NCAA D1, Atlantic Sun Conference, 2011-2012

  • Second-place regular-season finish in the ASUN Conference

Kaskaskia College, NJCAA D1, 2010- 2011

  • Ranked in the Top 25 nationally for K’s per 9 innings in 2011

COACHING BACKGROUND AND HIGHLIGHTS:

Pitching Coach, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, 2014-2015

  • In charge of pitchers’ throwing programs/schedules, lifting/weight training, and running

Team Ontario Pitching Coach, 18U, 2015- 2016

Team Ontario Pitching Coordinator, 2016— present

Team Ontario Astros 16U Head Coach, fall 2017—present

  • 2019 Troy Memorial Invitational champions (6-0 record)
  • 2018 2nd place finish at Perfect Game Columbus
  • 2018 2nd place finish at DSP World Series (3-1 record)
  • 2019 Elite Baseball Oakland U Grizzlies Classic semi-final berth