First Nations coaches needed

Team BC needs help

  • Nov. 20, 2017 12:05 p.m.

The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council, (ISPARC), has issued a province-wide call for qualified Indigenous hockey coaches to apply to serve on the Team B.C. volunteer coaching staff.

Team B.C. will be participating in the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC) in Membertou First Nation, Nova Scotia, between May 6 to 12 , 2018.

The coaching staff will consist of one head coach, and two assistant coaches, and one team manager for each of the male and female teams. Only those coaches eligible to be a registered member with BC Hockey or another Hockey Canada Branch are eligible for the positions and head coaches must possess a minimum of Intermediate and/or Developmental 1 Certification.

All volunteers will also be required to pass a criminal record check and vulnerable sector check, and must be available to attend the three-day Team BC Player Selection Camp to be held in Kamloops from April 6 to 8, 2018.

Volunteer staff must also be available to attend the 2018 NAHC in Membertou First Nation.

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm (PST), Thursday, Nov. 30th, 2017.

To apply, please complete the online application found at

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