Ethan Elias, a native of Pincher Creek, AB, played on the inaugural Prospects Academy team in 2009-2010. He had an exceptional high school career and after spending two years with the Sr. Academy, while also pitching for Baseball Canada's Junior National Team, was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 22nd round of the 2011 MLB draft.
Ethan has spent the past two years as the Jr. Academy coach working with the younger players and pitchers, while also working closely with and alongside the Sr. Academy players. Ethan spends his off-seasons living in St. Albert, coaching and training alongside the Sr. Academy, with strength and conditioning and pitching coach, Taylor Burns. After being released by the Cubs in 2013, Ethan is now in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.