|Title:||Director of Operations/Softball Academic Advisor|
Dr. Lawrence is an associate professor of computer science and Director of the Master of Data Science program at UBC Okanagan. Dr. Lawrence is an award-winning professor including winning the UBC award for teaching excellence and innovation in 2017 and a 9-time member of the teaching honor role recognizing the top 10% of instructors at UBCO. He is responsible for the operations of the team including coordination with the Athletics department and WCSA league, player academic eligibility, and supporting the academic needs of softball athletes.
Ramon has extensive experience in softball administration including 4 years as a Director for Kelowna Minor Fastball and President in 2017/2018. He led the hosting of the U16B Provincials and Western Canadian Championships in 2018. He was Minor Coordinator for the Okanagan District for Softball BC from 2016 to 2018 and received Minor Coordinator of the year in 2017. Dr. Lawrence has been recognized by Pacific Sport with a Volunteer Sport Hero Award and nominated for a Civic Award for Coach/Sport Administrator of the Year in 2019. Ramon is a trained Competition Introduction coach through the NCCP.