Dana Bookman is the Founder and Executive Director of Toronto Girls Baseball. She has two kids who love to play ball and a passion for seeing girls gain confidence, new skills and a love of sport. She started TGB for her daughter who wanted to play baseball, but not with boys. Since the first season in 2016 TGB has grown from 42 players to 350.
Emma Carr is Toronto Girls Baseball's Director of Programming.
Emma has been playing baseball since the age of 4. She became a member of Team Ontario in 2011 at the age of 11. Emma is a 3 time national champion at U16 and women's level. She was a member of Team Canada in 2013 for a mini-series against Japan in Granby, Quebec and again in 2014 for the World Cup in Japan. Emma is a volunteer trainer with Team Ontario U16 girls team and a volunteer for the 2015 Jays Care Camp at the Rogers Centre as well as at many other Jays Care Camps around the GTA over the past 4 years.
Lauren Gojanovic is Toronto Girls Baseball's Director of Operations. With a background in Teaching and Recreation Management Lauren come to TGB with plenty of experience to share. She spent many years working as a director for Day Camps in Toronto. When she's not organizing the TGB roster she's busy being a mom to three active girls.
Namitha started playing fastpitch at 4 years old and got into baseball at the age of 9. Because of the lack of women's teams in baseball she continued with fastpitch. Namitha has travelled all over Canada, and USA for both fastpitch and baseball, as well as competing for a week in Japan . Namitha was part of a junior olympics tournament. ISF tournament and is a coach for an 8U softball team at Seven Oaks Dragons, as well as a volunteer at camps and clinics around Toronto.
Originally from South Africa, Inge has played an array of sports, including cricket. She was the captain of her girls cricket team and a coach to school teams. She has always had a heart for empowering girls to have the confidence and opportunities to play any sport they choose. Inge moved to Toronto in 2014 and with her cricket background proved a natural with baseball. She believes the game should always be fun and should leave players, and spectators alike, energized and positive.