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Coaches Week

British Columbia Coaches Week  - September 14 - 22, 2013

Mark this week on your calendar! British Columbia Coaches Week, an initiative of Coaches BC, focuses on the recruitment, development and celebration of sport coaches with events around the province. Events include training opportunities, workshops and celebrations of the work of volunteer and community coaches. 

Plan now to schedule your coaching-related courses and events during Coaches Week. We will list it on the Coaches BC website as an official Coaches Week event and we will help to promote your event.

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How will you celebrate Coaches Week? Be creative!! Think of some way to get involved in your community.

  • Plan a coach related event in your community, sport club or association and register it as a Coaches Week event
  • Athletes - Surprise your coach with a gift of thanks and take a picture, send to us and tell us why your coach deserves it!
  • Attend one of the FREE NCCP courses offered across the province
  • Enter one of our Coaches Week Contests (submission deadline September 19th)

Coaching Stories Contest

Tell us what coaching means to you and/or why you became a coach. Share either one or a few stories about your coaching experience. We may publish your story in our BC Coaches Perspective magazine or post it on our website (with your permission of course). It's a great time to reflect on what you have committed so much of your time to...coaching! Share your experience.

GRAND PRIZE - 6 month Richmond Olympic Oval membership

Make sure to include your name, contact information, and age of athletes. Send to Heather at

Photo Contest

Do you have photos of your coach in action? Has your parent taken a photo of your coach in action while you are playing?
Submit your high resolution photos of 'coaching in action'. Top 3 photos will be published in the BC Coaches Perspective magazine with Grand Prize winner being featured on the cover. Email to

GRAND PRIZE: One night stay at The Hotel at River Rock, Breakfast Buffet for 2 and a $50 credit for Tramonto Restaurant & Photo Featured on the Cover of the next BC Coaches Perspective magazine


  • Size for the cover image must be: 8.125" wide x 11.125" @ 300dpi high (or larger)
  • Please send details of who is featured in the picture (names, team name, where it was taken, etc)

* By participating in the Coaches Week Photo Contest, you are consenting to your photo appearing on the Coaches BC & ViaSport Facebook & Twitter pages.


ViaSport Facebook contest


Comment on the ViaSport Facebook contest and win!

One coaching question will be posted each day on the ViaSport Facebook page, between September 14 - 21, 2013. Comment on the daily question to be entered into the daily prize giveaway. Don't forget to "like" the ViaSport page for a second entry into the draw!

Contest details:

  • Comments will be accepted until midnight each day and announced the following morning
  • Questions answered on a weekend (Fri/Sat/Sun) will be announced the following Monday
  • After you comment,  'like" the ViaSport Facebook page and get a second entry into the draw
  • The contest runs from September 14 - 21, 2013.


The winner of the daily draw will receive the Perfect Pullup bar from Fitness Town as well the daily prize listed below:

  • Saturday, September 14:

    Langley Events Centre Suite Experience:
    Enjoy an evening out watching the coveted 2013 NORECECA Men’s Volleyball Continental Championship from your own private suite at the Langley Events Centre. Your group of 12 will have the best view in the house!
        - Date: Opening night, Monday, September 23rd, 2013
        - Location: Langley Events Centre, 7888 200 Street, Langley, BC
                  - Value: $250.00 apprx.


  • Sunday, September 15:

    Five passes to go explore our province's sports history at the BC Sports Hall of Fame and a complimentary book from Human Kinetics



  • Monday, September 16:

    A Coaches BC OGIO duffle bag filled with a Coaches BC lanyard, whistle and water bottle







  • Wednesday, September 18 - Saturday, September 21:

    A Coaches BC OGIO duffle bag filled with a Coaches BC lanyard, whistle and water bottle

Saturday, September 14, 2013 to Sunday, September 22, 2013





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