Dave Paetkau

Dave Paetkau – Owner / Head Instructor

Coaching Experience & Professional Training

  • 2010- Present Hitting/Outfield Coach Canadian Women’s National Team
  • 2007-Present Head Instructor of Yale Softball Academy (High School Academy)
  • 2003- Present Owner of Power Zone Academy
  • 2008-2009 Head Coach of Denmark’s Men’s National Team
  • 2005 Team BC Coach at Canada Summer Games
  • 2009- Present Member of softball Canada’s Long Term Player Development committee.
  • 2013-Present Coaching Facilitator for Softball Canada Comp Dev Coaching Program
  • Four-Year Physical Education Program at University of Saskatchewan

Ball Career Highlights

  • Canadian Men’s National Softball Team member 1991-2000
  • ISF World Champion in 1992
  • ISF Silver Medal in 1996
  • Pan Am Games Gold Medalist 1991 and 1995

Club Teams

  • Salt Lake City Larry H. Miller Toyota 1997-2000
  • New West Regents 1992-1996
  • Saskatoon Rempel Brothers 1986-1991
  • Valley Merchants 1983-1985

Awards and Recognition

  • Inducted in Softball BC Hall of Fame
  • Inducted into Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame
  • 1 Gold, 3 Silver, and 3 Bronze Medals at the Canadian National Championships
  • 1 Gold and 2 Silver Medals at the Western Canadian Championships
  • Two-Time ISC All-World Team
  • Two-Time All Canadian Team
  • Top Batter at Canadian Nationals and ISC Championships