Coaching Staff

Scott Murray: Falcon Baseball and Softball Director

Scott Murray, St. Joseph Baseball/Softball Academy Director

Coaching:

  • 2010-2021-  Red Deer Rage Association 
  • 2012-2023- Red Deer Minor Baseball Association 

Athletic Accolades:

  • Red Deer Minor Baseball graduate 1978-1988
  • Attended Spokane Falls College 1989-1991
    • Team MVP 1991
  • Played 16 seasons with Red Deer Riggers 1989-2004
    • 10 Provincial Championships
    • 1 National Championship
    • General Manager 2000-2004

Jason Chatwood - St. Joseph Falcon Academy Teacher

Jason Chatwood, St. Joseph Ball Academy Teacher

Coaching:

  • 2018-Current:  Lead instructor/ teacher with the Middle School and High School Falcons programs
  • 2020- Current:  Head Coach and General Manager of the Sylvan Lake Gulls baseball association

Professional:

  • Western Canada associate scout of the Arizona Diamondbacks professional baseball organization

Athletic Accolades:

  • Colby community college (NJCAA)
    • 2007 3rd team All-American
    • Region VI all region
    • Region VI Gold
    • Unanimous All conference 1st team
    • 2006 single season record for hits
    • 2007/2007 Career hits leader
  • Gonzaga University (NCAA DIV ONE)
    • 2009 All-West Coast Conference Academic Team
    • 2009 West Coast Conference Champions, 2009 Cal State Fullerton Regionals. Ranked 22nd in the Nation
  • Additional: 
    • 2004 Team Alberta Canada Cup (Silver) and went to Team Canada/MLB Top Prospects camp in Montreal.
    • 2005 Member of Team Alberta at the Canada Summer Games (Bronze).
    • 2008 WMBL All-Star and 2nd Team Shortstop- Saskatoon Yellowjackets
    • Played in every single game of 4 year Collegiate Career.

Teri Hunter - Falcon Academy Instructor

Coaching:

  • St Joseph's Softball coach for middle school and High School
  • St. Joseph’s Falcon’s Academic Advisor for the High School Academy
  • 2006- Current- U19A Red Deer Rage head coach
  • 2016-2022- Team Alberta Asst. Coach

Athletic Accolades:

  • 1999-2004- Attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (NCAA DIV. ONE) Won 4 Conference Tournaments Championships and competed in 4 consecutive Southern Conference NCAA Regional championships.
    • All conference team
    • 1999- Member of the Junior Canadian National team softball team and competed in the world championship in Taipai, Taiwan.

Certifications:

  • Mental Game Coaching Professional
  • Sport and exercise nutrition certification
  • Personal Training Specialist
  • Competition development certified with Softball Canada (Level 3)
  • NCCP pitching trained with Softball Canada
  • Long term player development member

Dwayne Lalor - Falcon Academy Instructor

Coaching:

  • 2019- current- St. Joseph's baseball coach
  • Team Alberta Head Coach 1993, 2009, 2017, 2019, 2022
  • Red Deer Riggers baseball 29 years
  • Red Deer Braves
  • Lyndsey Thurber volleyball and basketball 
  • Junior National team coach 1994-1995

Athletic Accolades:

  • Washington State baseball (NCAA DIV. ONE) 1981-1985
    • Pac 10 North 2nd team all star, WSU top hitter
    • Team Canada 1985- 1986
    • Lyndsey Thurber athlete of the year (1979-1981)

Kevin Davey - Falcon Academy Fitness Instructor

2022-Current- Strength and Conditioning coach at St. Joseph's High School

  • University of Limrick, Ireland
  • 15 years of strength and conditioning experience

Riley Barrett - Falcon Academy Instructor

Coaching: 

  • Current- Baseball and Softball coach at St. Joseph’s High School
  • 18 UAAA tier 2, 11U AA, 13U AA, Rawlings cup Red Deer Braves

Athletic:

  • Prairie baseball academy (PBA)
  • San Diego State University (NCAA DIV ONE) 
  • Team Alberta Canada Summer games (2001)

Certifications:

  • Driveline hitting and pitching certified

Matt Coutney - Falcon Academy Instructor

Coaching:

  • 2022-Current- Baseball coach at St. Joseph's High School

Athletic Accolades:

  • 2022- Current- Los Angeles Angels professional Organization (10th round draft pick to the 2AA)
  • 2020-2022- Old Dominion University (NCAA DIV ONE)
    • 2nd team all american , conference player of the year, conference USA player of the year, Single season homerun record holder (27)
  • 2018-2019- Colby Community College (NJCAA)
    • Canadian baseball network college player of the year, NJCAA All american, academic all american

Tyler McWillie - Falcon Academy Middle School Instructor/Teacher

Coaching:

  • 2022- Current lead instructor/teacher with the Middle School program

Athletic Accolades: 

  • Colby Community College (NJCAA)
    • 2nd team all conference
  • Shorter University (NCAA DIV ONE)
  • Team Saskatchewan-Canada Summer Games Gold Medal
  • Junior National Team 

Darby DeRuyter - Falcon Academy Softball Instructor

Coaching:

  • 2023- Current- St. Joseph’s middle school and high school softball coach
  • 2023- Current- U19A Rage Asst. coach

Athletic:

  • Lower Columbia Community College, Washington (NWAC)
  • Team Alberta Canada Summer Games
  • Innisfail athlete of the year

Amanda Howard - Falcon Academy Softball Instructor

Coaching:

  • 2020- Current- St. Joseph’s high school softball academy
  • 2022- Current- Red Deer Rage U19A
  • Zone 2 Asst coach Alberta Summer games 
  • 2015-2019- University of Calgary Dinos Asst. coach
  • 2012-2015- Strathmore Thunder

Athletic Accolades:

  • Oklahoma City University (NAIA)
    • 2X First team all-american
    • 2009 sooner athletic conference player of the year
    • 2009 NAIA player of the year
    • CoSIDA ESPN the magazine academic all conference
    • 2007 NAIA National Championship 2010 and 2006 runner up