BC Sweeps Both Divisions At the 2015 Coloplast Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championships

Team BC swept both divisions at the 2015 Coloplast Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championships today at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. BC A ended the Ontario Thunder’s four-year winning streak with a 60-58 victory. In Division 2, BC B defeated the Alberta Bighorns 48-46 in another close game. “All of the games today came down…

Paralympic Medallist, Law School Graduate and Leader in Canadian Sport Josh Vander Vies Announces Retirement From Competition

The Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association (CCPSA) proudly celebrates the boccia career of Paralympian Josh Vander Vies, a BC4 pairs bronze medalist at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, as he announces his retirement from the sport, closing an 11-year career as a member of the Canadian team. Vander Vies’ first major international competition was the…

New UBC High Performance Graduate Certificate To Help Develop Next Generation Of Coaches And Technical Leaders In Canada

The University of British Columbia will be offering an exciting new graduate certificate for high performance coaches and technical sport leaders in August 2015. The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific) has partnered with UBC to create the program, which has been endorsed by the Coaching Association of Canada. The UBC Graduate Certificate in High…

Continued Support for Canada’s Top Athletes and Coaches in British Columbia

The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today reiterated the Government of Canada’s continued support for the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network. The Government of Canada is investing close to $16 million per year in the national network of seven…

Registration is Open for International Coaching School

Victoria, BC – Registration is now open for the International Coaching School (ICS), taking place from May 23-30 in Victoria, BC. Hosted by the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific in partnership with the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence, the annual conference provides coaches with two different opportunities to become world-class leaders. The two streams of the…

CSI Pacific Registered Coaches Enjoy Major Success at 2015 Canada Winter Games

From February 13 – March 1, 2015, Prince George and Northern British Columbia hosted the Canada Winter Games. The Games featured over 2,400 athletes, 1,000 coaches and officials, up to 4,500 volunteers, hundreds of media and thousands of visitors. And through it all, a number of CSI Pacific-registered coaches enjoyed overwhelming success. Congratulations to all…