Phillips Named Chairperson of 2019 Women’s Canadian Fastpitch Championship
(St. John’s, NL) Softball Newfoundland Labrador (Softball NL) is extremely pleased to introduce Paddy Phillips as the Chairperson of the 2019 Softball Canada Women’s Canadian Fastpitch Championship Host Committee.
Phillips was a member of the Host Committees for the 2007 & 2016 Men’s & Master Men’s Canadian Fastpitch Championships held in St. John’s, NL. He held the position of Marketing Director for both events, while adding the role of Assistant Chairperson in 2016.
Phillips completed his Bachelor of Commerce in Finance/Marketing in 2003 and completed his MBA (Dean’s List Recipient) in 2011. He worked as Membership Co-Ordinator for the St. John’s Board of Trade from 2004-2007 and has been employed with RBC for the past 11-years, holding various job titles including Senior Account Manager Business Personal (2007-2009), Commercial Account Manager (2009-2012), Group Consultant - RBC Group Advantage (2012-2014) and Equipment Finance & Treasury Specialist (2014-Present).
Phillips also brings with him a softball resume as a player and a true love of the game of fastpitch. A product of the CBC Minor Softball Association, the Marysvale native enjoyed success at the local, provincial and national levels. He was a member of three Minor Provincial Championship teams (U14 Boy’s in 1993, and U19 Men’s in 1998 & 1999), three Adult Provincial Championship teams (U23 Men’s in 2001 & 2003 & Senior Men’s in 2003) and represented Newfoundland Labrador at four Canadian Fastpitch Championships (U19 Men’s in 1999 - Bronze Medal, U23 Men’s in 2000 & 2002 and Senior Men’s in 2004).
“As Chairperson of the 2019 Women’s Canadian Fastpitch Championship, I am honored to lead an experienced host committee as we welcome the top Canadian female fastpitch players to our beautiful province,” stated Phillips. “A sporting event of this magnitude and tradition provides great opportunity to grow the sport within our region, and as a host committee we commit to seeking out those opportunities and we are extremely excited to play host to an entertaining and competitive week of fastpitch.”
The 2019 Women’s Canadian Fastpitch Championship kicks off on Wednesday, August 14 and concludes on Sunday, August 18. In the weeks to come, more information on teams, schedules, and ticket prices will be available at Softball Canada’s official website at softball.ca/womens.