Take BC Soccer's Diversity Working Group's 'Women in Soccer' Survey

Posted on May 6th, 2013 by BC Soccer

In late 2012 BC Soccer formed the Diversity Working Group to oversee and guide the development of the game of soccer in BC as it relates to issues of diversity.

With the current focus being 'Women in Soccer', the Diversity Working Group has held dialogues across the province to discuss women's current roles in the game, some of the barriers to participation and potential solutions to those barriers.

To supplement the dialogues the Diversity Working Group is also conducting a survey as a part of their initial information gathering process.

They invite you to take part and lend your voice to these ongoing discussions.

For more information about the Diversity Working Group, please contact Markus Reinkens, Staff Coach, Manager of Soccer Science / Player Development at

About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body responsible for the promotion and development of the game in British Columbia. The professional not-for-profit society is committed to developing the game by inspiring British Columbians to lifelong active, inclusive and team play. Its vision is to pursue Canada's foremost integrated soccer development system built upon club, school, varsity and professional team excellence.

BC Soccer is comprised of 150 member Clubs, Districts and Leagues, spanning more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,500 referees, and thousands of coaches and other volunteer administrators and soccer leaders. Working with these member Clubs, Districts and Leagues, BC Soccer will operate under the guiding principles of Professional Leadership, Passionate Service and Progressive Collaboration. In managing its relationships throughout the larger soccer community, BC Soccer will promote the integral soccer values of authenticity, unity and integrity.