DEADLINE EXTENDED: 2016 BC Winter Games Mentorship Program

Oct 30, 2015

The application period for the BC Games Mentorship Program for the Penticton 2016 BC Winter Games has been extended to Sunday, November 15 at 11:59 pm PT.

Hosted in partnership by viaSport and BC Games Society, the Mentorship Program is designed to assist coaches in enhancing and developing their coaching skills in pursuit of higher levels of coaching certification.

Participants in the program will receive access to a series of educational webinars, full accreditation as team staff at the BC Games, travel and accommodation at the BC Games and NCCP professional development credits.

Read the eligibility criteria to learn more about the program and the application process.

Note: Coaches that are interested in participating in this program should contact their Provincial Sport Organization to apply.


“The experience for these emerging new coaches to mentor with some of our zone team staff was just the boost they needed to pursue their own coaching pathway.” – Rick Benson, COO, Softball BC

“This was an invaluable opportunity to work alongside experienced coaches and great athletes.” – Correy Hepner, 2014 BC Games Apprentice Coach

“Being a mentor coach was not only an opportunity to give back to the sport but it also challenged me to sharpen my personal coaching skills.” Kurt Innes, 2008 BC Games Mentor