For Coaches

The 20th Annual Hoopfest a Big Success!

Article imageMay 01, 2013 Thank you to all the participants, coaches, referees, sponsors, partners, and volunteers who helped to make the 20th Annual Hoopfest such a success. The event raised appx. $6000 to support wheelchair basketball programs around the province. Congratulations to the Burnaby Firefighters on their winning Hoopfest performance. The final standings were: read more...

Enter BCWBS’ Contest and Win Concert Tickets

Article imageMay 01, 2013 It’s the end of the wheelchair basketball season and we want to thank everyone for a great year! Whether you’re an athlete, an official, a coach, a family member, a fan, or even a newcomer waiting to start your wheelchair basketball career, we’re grateful for your help building wheelchair basketball in B.C. To say thank you, we’re giving you a chance to make your off-season a little more exciting. We’ve got two pairs of concert tickets and we’re giving them to two lucky wheelchair basketball fans. There are two ways to enter: read more...

BCWBS Congratulates Tim Frick and Jennifer Krempien on Being Named to the Canadian Paralympic Committee Hall of Fame

April 16, 2013 (Vancouver, BC) – The BC Wheelchair Sports Association (BCWSA) and the BC Wheelchair Basketball Society (BCWBS) extend heartfelt congratulations to Tim Frick and Jennifer Krempien on being named to the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Hall of Fame. Both have made a significant contribution to the wheelchair sports community in the province.   read more...

2014 BC Winter Games Coach and Manager Positions Available

Article imageApril 16, 2013 2014 BC Winter Games will be held in Mission February 20-23, 2014 and wheelchair basketball will be one of the sports in the Games. We are looking for zone coaches and team managers to support our young athletes in each zone preparing for and competing in the Games. If you are interested in these volunteer positions, please see below for the job descriptions and application form. 2014 BC Winter Games Zone Coach Job Description read more...

Douglas College Royals and Tacoma Titans Win Provincial Titles

Article imageMarch 08, 2013 As the expression goes, “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.” This was surly the case for British Columbia’s wheelchair basketball athletes. Apart from the awful rain we had on the weekend, the 2013-BC CWBL finals took place at Pinetree Community Centre in Coquitlam. The event began on Friday March 1st where the Division 1 Royals took another win over the Lions to secure their championship title for the season. Royals will represent BC at the CWBL Finals in Montreal April 12-14. read more...

BC Wheelchair Basketball Society Honours Its Members At Annual Awards Night

Article imageMarch 05, 2013 This Saturday, we celebrated the achievements of our members at our annual awards night. The banquet took place at the Executive Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Coquitlam, and was hosted by BCWBS provincial coach Marni Abbott-Peter. A large congratulations to our winners. read more...

2013 Kelowna Wheelchair Basketball Jam - May 11/12

Article imageFebruary 26, 2013 5th Annual Okanagan Thunder Jam, Kelowna, BC Kelowna Secondary School - 1079 Raymer Ave, Kelowna, V1Y 4Z7 May 11/12, 2013 Saturday 9:00- 5:00 / Sunday 9:00-2:30 read more...

Dean and Tim to be Inducted into Basketball BC Hall of Fame

February 01, 2013 From Basketball BC Newsletter: Mark You Calendars! Join us and celebrate the Best of BC at the Basketball BC Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at the Langley Events Centre Banquet Hall! The BC Basketball community will come together presenting Awards to outstanding High School, College, University and International players as well as Coaches, Officials and the Team of the Year, along with our 2012 Hall of Fame Inductees. read more...

Avril Harris Wins Healthier You Award

Article imageJanuary 08, 2013 Avril Harris from Prince George won the Healthier You Award for his outstanding contribution to youth through "Let's Play" Nothern BC Program.  read more...

From Provincial Coach, Marni Abbott-Peter - Dec 2012

December 12, 2012 5 Ways for Basketball Players to Improve Immediately Like most people, a lot of basketball players are looking for that one thing that will create an impact for themselves and their team right away. Let’s take a look at five things that any player can do immediately to improve: read more...

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