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Soccer Conference, Technical Director Diploma, and 15 Clubs Achieving Standard 1 of the Club Charter Program highlight the 2017-2018 Year

Vancouver BC, June 10, 2018 -  BC Soccer is proud to release the 2017-2018 Year in Review after another successful year of soccer.  Soccer Conference, Technical  Director Diploma, and 15 Clubs Achieving Standard the Club Charter Program highlight the 2017-2018 Season, along with the delivery of hundreds of coaching courses and referee clinics highlighted some of the successes.

“The entire Board of Directors and I, along with the BC Soccer staff are very proud of everything that the organization and the soccer commuity in BC has collectively accomplished,” said Kjeld Brodsgaard, BC Soccer President.  “I want to thank the entire BC Soccer membership for all of their hard work and dedication to support soccer in our province.”

Below are a few more highlighted successes which were accomplished in the 2017-2018

  • 181 Community Stream Coaching Courses Delivered to 2721 Coaches
  • 15 licensing stream coaching courses delivered to 210 coaches
  • 190+ Referee Certification Clinics delivered
  • Announcement of the 14 clubs reaching Standard 1 of the Club Charter Program (bringing the total to 15 clubs achieving Standard 1)
  • Successful BC Soccer, Soccer Conference delivered to more than 220 people
  • Delivery of the first ever BC Soccer Technical Director Diploma Course to more than 85 Technical Leads
  • Transition to the new Societies Act

“On behalf of BC Soccer, I want to thank the volunteers, coaches, administrators and all of the individuals within the BC Soccer membership from across BC who support and service the game in all regions of this province,” said Jason Elligott, BC Soccer Executive Director. “We are very proud of all the work that has been accomplished and we are excited for what the 2018-2019 year will bring”

For more details on the 2017-2018  year, please see BC Soccer’s Year In Review document HERE.

Below is a viedo version of BC Soccer's Year In Review.

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.