For Coaches

Registration is Open for Intro to Comp Coaching Course

December 10, 2014 BCWBS is hosting the Intro to Comp coaching course on January 16-18 at Fortius Sport & Health in Burnaby.  The course fee is $250 including meals. This does not include transportation or accommodation. However, some rooms are available at Foritus at the cost of $45/night based on double occupancy.  read more...

2014 Annual General Meeting Notice

November 06, 2014 Please be advised that the 2014 BC Wheelchair Basketball Society AGM will be held on Saturday, November 22nd 2014 at 1pm at Douglas College Gym, New Westminster Campus, 700 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, V3M 5Z5. read more...

BCWBS is Looking for Regional High Performance & Development Coach

Article imageJune 20, 2013 BC Wheelchair Basketball is looking for an energetic individual with basketball coaching experience for their Regional High Performance and Development Coach position. The Regional Coach will be responsible for the planning, implementation, coaching and evaluation of regional level athlete, coach and official development initiatives. For the complete job description, please click here.  read more...

Wheelchair Basketball in the Spotlight at Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame & Sport Awards

Article imageMay 14, 2013 From Wheelchair Basketball Canada Media Release: (May 13, 2013 - TORONTO, ONT.) - Wheelchair basketball was in the spotlight at the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s (CPC) 2013 Hall of Fame and Sport Awards Ceremony Friday May 10th at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Hot on the heels of their London 2012 gold medal performance, the Canadian Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team took home honours for Best Team Performance, while star player Patrick Anderson (Fergus, Ont.) was named Best Male Athlete, and head coach Jerry Tonello (Toronto, Ont.), who led the team to spotless 8-0 record, received the Tim Frick Paralympic Coach Excellence Award; on the same night that former Women’s National Team head coach Tim Frick (Pender Island, B.C.) and three-time Paralympic gold medallist Jennifer Krempien (Richmond, B.C., original from St. Albert, Alta.) were inducted into the Canadian Paralympic Committee Hall of Fame. read more...

From Provincial Coach, Marni Abbott-Peter - May 2013

May 02, 2013 3 Offseason Drills to keep you in basketball shape over the Summer! I urge you to get outside and play some tennis, go swimming, do some hand cycling over the summer, but there are some drills that you can do in order to keep the feel for the game. These will not take long, and can be done in the morning, at night, or even just on weekends. If you can take just a few minutes to do these drills, then you will be ahead of the curve come the start of next season when so many other players are rusty and inconsistent. read more...

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...

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