National Coaches Week celebrates the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. From September 21-29, there’s an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play by simply saying #thanksBCcoach. Additionally, events are being held across the country to celebrate coaching and provide coaches with the recognition they deserve. For more information on how to get involved in British Columbia, visit!




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DISCOUNT NCCP ALERT: check out the following online training being offered during National #CoachesWeek!

- Coach Initiation in Sport
- Coaching Athletes With a Disability
- Making Head Way




It’s National #CoachesWeek in BC we’re celebrating our Community & Volunteer Coaches with a Lunch & Learn at Coaches Corner! Come network over lunch, enjoy a special guest speaker and a few door prizes!

Guest Speaker: JOHN ANTULOV, TRU Men's Soccer Head Coach, 2018 Kamloops Sport Council Coach of the Year, Head Coach of the Whitecaps FC-Kamloops Academy

Born and raised in Kamloops, Antulov – a Canadian Soccer Association ‘A’ license coach – is currently head coach of the Thompson Rivers University men’s soccer program. In his playing days Antulov was a member of Vancouver 86ers in 1990 and 1991, where he was coached by current Whitecaps FC president Bob Lenarduzzi. John is also the current Head Coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps Kamloops Academy.

In 2017 the TRU men’s soccer team qualified for the playoffs for the first time in history, they also distinguished themselves at nationals, claiming a bronze medal. Antulov's philosphy on recruitment is not just about improving the player but developing a great human-being.

Date: Thursday, Sep. 27th
Location: Frick and Frack, 577 Victoria Street, Kamloops
Cost: $FREE!

Pre-Registration is required. REGISTER HERE



We're giving away $1000 to celebrate B.C. coaches for National Coaches Week! Enter to win $500 for your sport team/club/association and another $500 for your coach(es)! #thanksBCcoach #coachesweek

All you have to do is post a photo on social media that includes your coach(es) and why you appreciate them:

  1. Follow/like viaSport BC on Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram
  2. Post a photo that includes your coach(es) to Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram. Also include:
    1. The name of the team/club/association you're a part of
    2. The name of the coach(es)
    3. Why you appreciate them
    4. The hashtag #thanksBCcoach
  3. Tag @viaSportBC in the post
  4. Ensure your Facebook/Twitter post and/or Instagram profile is made public so that your photo is viewable
We would like to thank viaSport, the Province of British Columbia and our Regional Alliance Partners in each municipality for their support of National Coaches Week in BC!