Jeff Ellsworth

  • Name Jeff Ellsworth
  • Hometown St. Lawrence, P.E.I.
  • Date of Birth November 8, 1977
  • Number 19
  • Primary Position Outfield
  • Bats Left
  • Throws Right

Jeff Ellsworth is a veteran leader for Team Canada and one of the country's longest serving players. He first competed for Canada at the 2006 WBSC Americas Qualifier, finishing with a Silver medal. After competing in an International Test Series against New Zealand in 2007 and the 2008 Tri-Nations Cup in Saskatoon, Ellsworth made his first of three WBSC World Championship appearances in 2009, helping Canada to a Bronze medal finish. He got his first taste of international Gold at the 2012 WBSC Americas Qualifier and also represented Canada at the same event in 2014. He had his best season in 2015 by leading Canada two a pair of Gold medals, hitting .462 with three homeruns and 11 runs batted in at the Worlds, and adding two homeruns and five RBIs while hitting .400 at the Pan Am Games.

Ellsworth retired after the 2015 season to shift his focus towards coaching. He coached PEI's women's softball team at the 2009 and 2017 Canada Games, and he is currently in his third cycle as the Head Coach of the Canadian Junior Men's National Team. As a player at the Canadian Championship level, Ellsworth is a seven-time All-Star (2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015) and three-time Top Batter (2006, 2008 and 2014), all at the Men's level. One of the game's most decorated players, Jeff has earned a total of two Gold, three Silver and two Bronze medals at the Men's Canadian Championships.  

In his spare time, Jeff likes to coach, fish, hunt and play poker.


2006 WBSC Americas Qualifier - Silver
2008 Men's Canadian Championship - Silver
2009 WBSC Men's World Championship - Bronze
2010 Men's Canadian Championship - Silver
2012 Men's Canadian Championship - Bronze
2012 WBSC Americas Qualifier - Gold
2013 Men's Canadian Championship - Gold
2014 Men's Canadian Championship - Bronze
2014 WBSC Americas Qualifier - Bronze
2015 WBSC World Championship - Gold
2015 Pan American Games - Gold
2015 Men's Canadian Championship - Silver
2017 Men's Canadian Championship - Gold