August 11, 2014
The White Rock Tritons Baseball Association has announced the appointment of Marty Lehn as the General Manager of the Club effective September 1, 2014. Marty is an accomplished and well-respected baseball personality who has made his home in White Rock since 1999. Marty will be responsible for all Tritons baseball operations including the on field personnel.
Some of Marty’s many accomplishments include:
• Currently a Major League scout with Philadelphia Phillies and previously spending nine years with the Milwaukee Brewers scouting team.
• Member of the coaching staff of the Canadian Olympic Baseball Team that finished fourth at the Olympics held in Athens in 2004
• Head or Assistant coach for Team Canada at two World Qualifier Tournaments, three World Championships, 3 Olympic qualifiers and the 1999 Pan American Games.
• Numerous times Marty has been either the Head Coach or Assistant coach of Team BC resulting in multiple gold and silver medal performances. This success led to Marty being recognized as the Canadian Coach of the Year in 1998 by Baseball Canada, and the BC Coach of the year in 1997 by Baseball BC.
• Marty played and coached at Southeastern Louisiana University where he completed a Masters Degree in Exercise Science and Health Performance.
• He is married to Hilary and has two beautiful daughters Audrey and Erika.
Marty will build on the established Tritons foundation in a bid to develop an enviable elite baseball program.
“Marty is just the person to catapult our organization to the next level. He is a rare mix of technical competence, managerial strength and has shown that he cares about the players and their ongoing development,” says Andy Johnston, Board Chair of the White Rock Tritons Baseball Association, “He has strong ties in this community and is well known, liked and respected. We believe that with Marty at the helm, the White Rock Tritons will build a quality program that will attract and retain local, talented players.”
And from Marty, “I am excited about the opportunity to work at the game I have a great passion for, in the community I love and I am very excited about what the future could hold for the game of baseball on the Peninsula. The White Rock South Surrey Baseball Association has fueled us with a strong group of young ball players and combined with the Tritons’young, competent staff we are poised for success. I look forward to developing White Rock’s reputation as the Home of baseball.”