Brian Pipes

Brian is being honourd for his achievements in two sports, Babe Ruth Baseball and Girls Softball.
Brian has coached baseball and softball in our area for over 45 years. In that time, his boys' teams have won 5 Provincial Championships, and the girls' teams have won 7. He has guided 9 of his teams to Pacific Northwest Regional berths. In 2004, under his direction, the local Under 12 Girls Softball Team earned a berth in the North American Under 12 Girls World Series, the first time a Canadian team has reached this tournament.

With his dedication, support and coaching talents, Brian has sent 14 girls to US colleges and universities on scholarships.

Brian has also dedicated considerable time to the administration of baseball in our Province. He has been involved in Babe Ruth Baseball locally for many years and served as Assistant Provincial Commissioner for 10 years, and Provincial Commissioner for 5. As well, he as been Assistant Pacific Northwest Regional Commissioner, overseeing regional tournaments and is a member of the Pacific Northwest Region Advisory Board for Babe Ruth Baseball. He is a member of Baseball BC's Management Team, which oversees all baseball programs in BC.

Brian has been elected a member of BC's Babe Ruth Hall of Fame and Baseball BC's Hall of Fame, where he has received the Silver Diamond Award for his work in baseball in the Province. In 2011, Brian was inducted into Softball BC's Hall of Fame for Outstanding Meritous Service.