Andy Bilesky

Andy Bilesky has coached and managed Little League Baseball in Trail since 1953 when the league was formed.

For five decades, Andy has dedicated his time to training and development of young ballplayers. His devotion to the development of high standards in his young players has resulted in his teams' attainment of excellence at all levels of competition.

He has managed twelve Provincial Little League Champions and five Canadian Champions, (1967, 1976, 1980, 1981, and 1990) allowing Trail to represent Canada at the Little League World Series five times in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Andy was inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 1986 and the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame on April 26, 1994.

The Little League Park in Trail bears his name in recognition of his efforts to provide quality playing facilities for his players and for his achievements in Little League Baseball.

Andy was chosen as Trail's Citizen of the Year in 1986. Andy passed away in 2008.