Coaches Video Workshop – Sat Dec 1st – open to ALL members

November 22, 2012

Coaches Video Workshop – presented by Ron Parker as part of the AGM Weekend.

This workshop is open to ALL BC ATHLETICS MEMBERS (you do not have to be an AGM delegate to attend this workshop)

  • Sat, Dec 1st – from 1 pm to 3 pm
  • Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Richmond 
  • Pre-registration required by Nov 29th – CLICK HERE

FULL workshop description can be found on the flyer – CLICK HERE

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2012 BC Athletics Awards Announcements & Banquet Details

November 16, 2012

The 2012 BC Athletics Awards have been announced in most categories. The Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday, Dec 1 at 7 pm. Tickets are still available for purchase. 

We are also accepting pictures of all award winners and nominees – please send to taunya.geelhoed (AT) bcathletics.org 

(Cross Country awards will not be announced until following the Canadian Cross Country Championships taking place Nov 24)

Visit the AGM and Awards Banquet page for the complete list of Awards announced and ticket reservation details.

http://www.bcathletics.org/main/agm.htm#banquet 


Latest BCA Officials Newsletter – Sept 2, 2012

September 4, 2012

The latest BC Athletics Officials Newsletter has been posted on the Officials webpage – Click Here

Read all the news about the BCA Officials AGM (taking place October 13, 2012), the 2012 Recognition Program and some upcoming meets.

 


BC Athletics Annual General Meeting – Review & Planning Survey

January 26, 2012

As part of the BC Athletics Annual General Meeting review and planning process, we would like to you invite you to take part in this survey so we can provide for you and AGM Delegates the information, reports, plans, professional development and social opportunities that will be the most effective and informative for you as part of the BC Athletics Annual General Meeting weekend.

This notice has also been distributed to 2011 BC Athletics members via email. Thank you for taking the time to submit your input. 

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the survey. 

Responses will be accepted until Friday, February 10, 2012. 


2011 BC Athletics Annual Awards – 2011 Hall of Fame Inductee Announced

November 28, 2011

BC Athletics is pleased to announce the 2011 Hall of Fame Inductee. 

 

Jack Taunton – Athlete, Builder, Sports Medicine Physician

Athlete:

Marathon Runner: Completed 62 marathons with a best performance of 2:25:29 and countless Road Races

Builder:

  • Co-founder with Ivor Davies in 1971 of BC’s first Road Running Club and the naming of the club – Lions Gate Road Runners – which celebrated its 40th Anniversary
  • Founding member in 1971 of the Vancouver Marathon / Vancouver International Marathon 
  • Co-founder with Doug and Diane Clement (Achilles Int’l T&F Society) of the Vancouver Sun Run in 1985
  • Instrumental in taking long distance running to the masses and the promotion of Women’s Running
  • Helped found and organize the James Cunningham Seawall Race in 1970
  • A Lifetime Member of Lions Gate Road Runners – Jack helped organize 5, 10, 15 and 20 mile Road Races in Stanley Park in the 1970’s.

Sports Medicine Physician:

  • Co-founder with Dr Doug Clement of the Terra Nova Sports Medicine Clinic 1977, Vancouver’s first Sports Medicine Clinic – as part of their family practice in Richmond. 
  • Co-founder with Dr Doug Clement of the UBC  Allen McGavin Sports Medicine Centre
  • Professor, Faculty of Medicine and School of Kinesiology, UBC
  • Event Physician
    • Aquatics; Marathons and Road Races; Cycling; Vintage Car Races; Track & Field; Rugby; Gymnastics; Field Hockey, Diving, Soccer and Cirque de Soleil
    • Team Physician:
      • Women’s National Field Hockey Team for 24 yrs
      • Vancouver Grizzlies NBA Basketball
      • Vancouver Canucks
      • Vancouver Whitecaps
  • Medical Officer
    • Summer Olympic Games – Los Angeles 1984, Seoul 1988, Barcelona 1992
    • Winter Olympic Games – Calgary 1988
    • Commonwealth Games
    • World Student Games
  • Chief Medical Officer
    • World Student Games 1987
    • Pan American Games 1991
    • Olympics Games – Sydney 2000
    • Winter Olympic/Paralympic Games – Vancouver 2010
  • IOC Medical Commission – 2006, 2008, 2010 Olympic Games

2011 BC Athletics Annual Awards – Cross Country Awards

November 28, 2011

All awards will be presented at the 2011 BC Athletics Annual Awards Banquet to be held Saturday, December 3, 2011 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel.  This is a new venue this year and space is limited.  Please visit the website for complete details and ticket registration forms. http://www.bcathletics.org/main/agm.htm#banquet

BANQUET TICKET DEADLINE: NOV 30th 

Stay tuned for more 2011 BC Athletics Annual Award announcements to come!

 

2011 Cross Country Runners of the Year 

Midget 15 Female – Miryam Bassett, Oceanside TFC

Midget 15 Male – Liam McKay, Ocean Athletics

Youth Female – Katrina Allison, Vancouver Thunderbirds

Youth Male – Joel DeSchiffart, Nanaimo TFC

Junior Female – Fiona Benson, Trinity Western University

Junior Male – Blair Johnston, Trinity Western University

Senior Female – Jessica Smith, UN-BC

Senior Male – Cameron Levins, Comox Valley Cougars

Masters Female – Maureen de St. Croix, Ocean Athletics

Masters Male – Mark Bomba, Prairie Inn Harriers Racing Team


2011 BC Athletics Annual Awards Banquet – Jane Swan Award

November 24, 2011

All award winners will be honoured at the 2011 BC Athletics Annual Awards Banquet to be held Saturday, December 3, 2011 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel.  This is a new venue this year and space is limited.  Please visit the website for complete details and ticket registration forms. http://www.bcathletics.org/main/agm.htm#banquet

Stay tuned for more 2011 BC Athletics Annual Award announcements to come!

2011 Jane Swan Award

Tom Masich – Prince George TFC