JG Larocque Named Ontario Youth Team Coach

Baseball Ontario (@baseballontario), Ontario's Baseball Governing Body, is pleased to announce Jean Gilles Larocque as the Ontario Youth Team Head Coach for 2023.

Larocque, a NCCP Provincial, Regional, and Comp Dev Certified coach since 2007 is no stranger to Baseball Ontario, the Owner and Director Baseball Operations at The Baseball Academy since 2009, JG brings a wealth of knowledge to the OYT.

Playing Career (Post-Secondary)

  • 1998-1999: North Lake College Junior College (Irving, Texas)
  • 1999-2000: Paris Junior College (Paris, Texas)
  • 2000-2001: California State University Chico (Chico, California)
  • 2001-2003: West Virginia State University (Institute, West Virginia)

 Playing Career (Summer Baseball)

  • 1998-1999: Stratford Hillers (Intercounty Baseball League)
  • 1999-2001: Brantford Red Sox (Intercounty Baseball League)
  • 2001-2002: Melville Millionaires (Western Major Baseball LeagukeMelville, Saskatchewan)

Coaching Career

  • 2017-Present: 18U Voyageurs Head Coach
  • 2018: Jackson College (Michigan – NJCAA) Guest Coach
  • 2016-Present: Philadelphia Phillies Associate Scout
  • 2012-Present: High School Baseball (Head Coach)
  • 2009-Present: The Baseball Academy (Owner and Director Baseball Operation)
  • 2016/2022: Team North Head Coach
  • 2013-2016: Tournament 12
  • 2012-2015: Team Ontario 17U (Canada Cup) 


  • 2007-Present: NCCP Provincial, Regional and Comp Dev Certified
  • 2002- Present: Physical Education Teacher and Athletic Director at Bishop A. Carter C.S.S
  • 2015-2016: Certified NCCP Learning Facilitator
  • 2014-2015: Certified in First Aid/CPR/AED Level “C” (Total Performance Rehab)
  • 2013-2014: Certified High School Strength and Conditioning Specialist (IYCA)
  • 1997-2002: Bachelor of Science in Education (WV State University)