Don Coy (1922 – 2002)
Founding father of the Okanagan Baseball Camp. Born in Penticton, B.C. where he played his minor ball and developed a passion for the game of baseball. Went on to serve for the Royal Canadain Navy and played for the Navy baseball team. After completing his tenure in the Navy Don went on to play Semi-professional baseball in Oliver. Once Don’s playing days were over he established the baseball camp in 1960 as well as scouted for the St. Louis Cardinals. Through Don’s guidance the camp has seen many players move onto the professional and college ranks. His hard work and devotion to doing it right allowed Don to established a reputation and baseball camp that is second to none.