South Africa National U23 team and coaching staff for Baseball World Cup announced

South African Baseball is thrilled to announce the SA National U23 team and coaching staff that will compete in the WBSC U23 Baseball World Cup to be held in Shaoxing, China from 6 -15 September 2024.

SA U23 Team

Alex Japhta CTBF
Bryce McCleland CTBF
Chad Quantoi Mandela Bay
Corbin Greenslade USA/Gauteng
Cuan Hoffmann Gauteng
Darian Pretorius USA/Gauteng
Ethan Buckley USA/CTBF
Ethan Grobler Gauteng
Jamie Brookes CTBF
Jared Riffel CTBF
Jaryd White USA/Gauteng
Josh November CTBF
Joshua Tribe USA/Australia
Francois Scheffer Gauteng
Kevin Costigan CTBF
Kyle Schwartz USA/Gauteng
Luke November CTBF
Marcus Kriek USA/Gauteng
Creedon Cockrell CTBF
Cullen Pieterse Gauteng
Robert White USA/Gauteng
Mpudzizeni Maredi Limpopo
Ruan Maritz Gauteng
Tyron Brickhill CTBF

SA U23 Non-Travelling Reserves

Taariq Adams CTBF
Quinn McKenzie CTBF
Keenan Campbell USA/Gauteng
Regan Panzenberger Gauteng
Matthew Dworsky USA

SA U23 National Coaching Staff

Head Coach Neil Adonis
Assistant Coach Jacobus Scheepers
Assistant Coach Lwazi Mlondolozi
Assistant Coach Theo Speelman
Head of Delegation Gavin Bennett

The selection process for the team and coaching staff follows a rigorous procedure, considering players who participated in the 2024 National Baseball Championships, provincial selections, and various other criteria outlined in the South African Baseball selection process. As always, South African Baseball considers all these criteria, including the provincial Elite Training Camp Squad assessments, before reaching out to the players and making the final determination.
“We are excited to introduce this talented group of athletes and coaching staff, who have earned their place through hard work, dedication, and exceptional skill,” said Marc Moreau, President of South African Baseball, highlighting the thorough deliberation that shaped the final selection.

The South African National U23 team is poised to make an impact at the WBSC U23 World Cup, representing the depth of talent and diversity of South African Baseball on the global stage.

#SouthAfricanBaseball #SouthAfricanBaseballU23 #BaseballWorldCupU23

South Africa National U23 team and coaching staff for Baseball World Cup announced

South African Baseball is thrilled to announce the SA National U23 team and coaching staff that will compete in the WBSC U23 Baseball World Cup to be held in Shaoxing, China from 6 -15 September 2024.

SA U23 Team

Alex Japhta CTBF
Bryce McCleland CTBF
Chad Quantoi Mandela Bay
Corbin Greenslade USA/Gauteng
Cuan Hoffmann Gauteng
Darian Pretorius USA/Gauteng
Ethan Buckley USA/CTBF
Ethan Grobler Gauteng
Jamie Brookes CTBF
Jared Riffel CTBF
Jaryd White USA/Gauteng
Josh November CTBF
Joshua Tribe USA/Australia
Francois Scheffer Gauteng
Kevin Costigan CTBF
Kyle Schwartz USA/Gauteng
Luke November CTBF
Marcus Kriek USA/Gauteng
Creedon Cockrell CTBF
Cullen Pieterse Gauteng
Robert White USA/Gauteng
Mpudzizeni Maredi Limpopo
Ruan Maritz Gauteng
Tyron Brickhill CTBF

SA U23 Non-Travelling Reserves

Taariq Adams CTBF
Quinn McKenzie CTBF
Keenan Campbell USA/Gauteng
Regan Panzenberger Gauteng
Matthew Dworsky USA

SA U23 National Coaching Staff

Head Coach Neil Adonis
Assistant Coach Jacobus Scheepers
Assistant Coach Lwazi Mlondolozi
Assistant Coach Theo Speelman
Head of Delegation Gavin Bennett

The selection process for the team and coaching staff follows a rigorous procedure, considering players who participated in the 2024 National Baseball Championships, provincial selections, and various other criteria outlined in the South African Baseball selection process. As always, South African Baseball considers all these criteria, including the provincial Elite Training Camp Squad assessments, before reaching out to the players and making the final determination.
“We are excited to introduce this talented group of athletes and coaching staff, who have earned their place through hard work, dedication, and exceptional skill,” said Marc Moreau, President of South African Baseball, highlighting the thorough deliberation that shaped the final selection.

The South African National U23 team is poised to make an impact at the WBSC U23 World Cup, representing the depth of talent and diversity of South African Baseball on the global stage.

#SouthAfricanBaseball #SouthAfricanBaseballU23 #BaseballWorldCupU23