Jackfish Add Reid as Director of Player Personnel
WELLAND - The Welland Jackfish, Niagara's best show in sports, welcomes Darryl Reid as the club's Director of Player Personnel.
Reid enters his days at The Pond while also heading up the men's baseball program at Durham College. Reid is also the current General Manager of the Toronto Mets baseball program and head coach of their 16U team. The Mets are recognized as one of the top elite baseball programs in the country, Reid will continue in his capacities with the Mets program.
Prior to his time with the elite program, Reid served as an assistant at Durham College for three years after graduating. This included the 2011 season where the Lords captured their first national baseball championship.
Reid has also been part of the coaching staff for the Oshawa Legionnaires, Clarington Orioles, as well as coaching the Barrie Baycats. In addition, he brings international experience coaching with the Great Britain national team for four years, including the 2013 World Baseball Classic qualifying tournament in Germany.
Reid was a standout player at Durham College. He dawned the green and gold for three seasons (1997, 1999, 2000), being named the team MVP and Durham College male athlete of the year following the Lords 2000-01 campaign where he was honoured as a CIBA top hitter and the team captured the regular-season title.
Prior to playing at Durham, Reid grew up playing for the Oshawa Legionnaires, winning provincial championships in 1994 and 1999. After graduating from the Legionnaire program, Reid joined the Toronto Maple Leafs of the IBL in 2000 before becoming the first player signed by the IBL expansion team Oshawa Dodgers in 2002. Reid finished his playing days with the Oshawa Royals winning a Provincial Senior Championship in 2007.
Reid lives in Oshawa with his wife Natalie and daughters Kylie and Alyssa.
The #FunReturns to The Pond on Thursday, May 19th as the Jackfish open the show against the Brantford Red Sox. 2022 Season Memberships are on sale now for as low as $130, don't miss a second of the fun this season. Single-game tickets go on sale on Monday, February 28th at 9:00 am. Tickets can be purchased at wellandjackfish.com/2022 or by visiting the Welland Stadium Box Office during regular business hours.