For Immediate Release
April 29th 2019
Orleans Little League Baseball has announced today that Rob Lay has been elected as their new President. Rob Succeeds Gord Crookston, who has served as the organization’s president for past 31 years.
Rob will take over leadership of Orleans Little League after a four year term of Vice President of Baseball Operations. Rob has served the League as a Player, Coach, Executive and now as the President. He is excited to assume the new role. Rob has been given the support of the board of Directors, as Gord has submitted his resignation, and will be assuming the role of Past President effective immediately.
Founded in 1939, Little League Baseball and Softball is the world’s largest organized youth sports program, with millions of players and more than one million adult volunteers in every U.S. state and more than 80 other countries. During its nearly 80 years of existence, Little League has seen more than 40 million honored graduates, including public officials, professional athletes, award-winning artists, and a variety of other influential members of society.
“I am extremely excited to lead this organization into the future. We have a strong tradition in Orleans of providing a top-notch product on and off the field and this will only continue and improve. I would like to thank Past President Gord Crookston for his many years of strong leadership” says Rob Lay.
Orleans Little League is a volunteer-based organization and is governed by Little League Canada. Every summer OLLB gives approximately 650 Orleans youth the opportunity to realize their athletic potential in a positive and motivating environment through success at the game of Baseball.
For more information please contact Chris Chapman , Manager of Community and Public Relations at 613.883.7296