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For Immediate Release

August 31, 2023

Saanichton, B.C. - It’s nearly that time again to celebrate all the outstanding coaches within BC Hockey. This year, National Coaches Week falls from September 16-24, 2023. We would like to give you a chance to have one of your coaches celebrated by BC Hockey. 

Is there a coach from your organization that has positively impacted players' lives and development of a in a notable way? If so, nominate them to be honoured during National Coaches Week by BC Hockey. As part of the nomination process you will have to write a short paragraph on why the coach you are nominating has had such a positive impact on their team. Winning entries will be posted on social media and coaches and nominators will receive a BC Hockey Swag Bag.

So take a few minutes to nominate a coach as a way to say thank you for all they have done. CLICK HERE to submit a nomination.

Here are some other ways you can get involved during National Coaches Week: 

  • Explore the Participation GuideThe National Coaches Week Participation Guide contains everything you need to make National Coaches Week a success for your coach, team and association 
  • Enjoy discounted NCCP education: During National Coaches Week, coaches can gain coaching knowledge with free or discounted NCCP education. Log in to your NCCP Locker account to access specific eLearning modules for free or for a discounted price from September 16-24, 2023 
  • Say #ThanksCoach on social media: Follow National Coaches Week across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #CoachesWeek and #ThanksCoach 
  • Join a community event: Organize a community event to say #ThanksCoach, or join one taking place in your area  

In addition to using the #ThanksCoach hashtag online during National Coaches Week, we encourage all athletes, participants, parents and friends to say 'Thanks, Coach!’ in real life too!

Visit the National Coaches Week Website to find out everything else you need to know.