BC Soccer Board of Directors appoint Garry Sangha as a Director

BC Soccer Board of Directors appoint Garry Sangha as a Director

Vancouver, BC, January 18, 2018 - BC Soccer is pleased to inform the soccer community of the appointment of Garry Sangha as a BC Soccer Director.  Following the BC Soccer Bylaws, the BC Soccer Board of Directors have made the appointment as former Director Chuck Bennet stepped down in late 2017. Garry Sangha brings years of volunteer club and league experience as a coach, administrator, scheduler, and director to his new role as a BC Soccer Director.

 “We want to welcome Garry Sangha as a BC Soccer Board Member,” said Kjeld Brodsgaard, BC Soccer President. “Gary has a tremendous amount of experience working in various roles in soccer including as an Executive Director within the club environment, co-chairing the Senior National Championships, and as a Vice Chair for the Metro Women’s Soccer League. We look forward to tapping into his expertise to help us continue to deliver against the BC Soccer 2016-2019 strategic plan.”

Over the past few years Garry has volunteered hours of his time and has been an integral part in hosting many successful events including, a BC Soccer Youth Provincial Championship, as well as a Canada Soccer Adult Club Nationals Championships. In addition to being the Executive Director of Central City Breakers, Garry recently became the Vice Chair for the Metro Women’s Soccer League. 

As per the BC Soccer Bylaws, Garry Sangha will be a BC Soccer Director for the remainder of the term (June 2018) and therefore Garry Sangha will relinquish his club and league duties to focus on his new role as a BC Soccer Director.

About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body with the mission to govern, promote and develop the game of soccer in British Columbia in a professional and progressive manner. Established in 1907, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sport organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants.  As a professional not-for-profit society and a member of Canada Soccer, BC Soccer is committed to providing the widest opportunities for existing and potential participants, as well as provide support in the most effective and appropriate way for current players, parents, volunteers, member clubs, leagues and districts.  

BC Soccer is comprised of more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,200 registered referees, and thousands of volunteer coaches, administrators and soccer leaders. Working with its 40 member Youth Districts and 11 Adult Leagues as well as their affiliate member clubs, BC Soccer operates under the guiding principles of Professional Leadership, Passionate Service and Progressive Collaboration. In managing its relationships throughout the larger soccer community, BC Soccer’s vision is to ensure every British Columbian has the opportunity to be involved in soccer as part of a lifelong commitment to active, health and involved lifestyle