About Field Hockey BC

Field Hockey BC is the Provincial Sports Organization (PSO) responsible which supports and develops field hockey in the province of British Columbia. In partnership with the National body Field Hockey Canada (FHC), Field Hockey BC provides opportunities for British Columbians to experience the challenges and rewards of the exciting sport of field hockey. Whether you are a player, official, coach, administrator or spectator, Field Hockey BC is committed to operating with integrity, openness and respect to ensure that our tradition of field hockey excellence is preserved in British Columbia and that our sport is open to people of all ages, skill levels and abilities.

Field Hockey BC plays an important role in providing essential services to our membership and up to date information for anyone interested in becoming involved with the sport of field hockey. These services include the provision of support, management and opportunity at a number of progressive levels for athletes, officials, and coaches alike. Below are examples of some of the services FHBC organizes, administrates and delivers:

Our Services

Coaching and Officiating:

  • Coach Education Courses and Certification Opportunities
  • Officials Courses and Certification Opportunities
  • Coach and Official Resource Library
  • In Service Coach and Athlete Workshops

Our Coaching Information
Our Umpiring Information

Athlete and Coach Development:

  • An extensive High Performance Athlete Program
  • Regional Athlete Development Program
  • Provincial Athlete Development Program
  • Annual Touring Opportunities

Our Athlete and Coach Development Programs

Youth and Schools Development:

  • National Elementary School and Middle School Program (NSP)
  • NSP School Festivals
  • Youth Development Program

Our School Programs

Domestic Tournaments:

  • Regional High Performance Tournaments
  • International ‘Open’ Tournaments
  • High Performance Invitational Tournaments

Our Events

Funding and Promotion:

  • The administration and management of Funding Applications for athlete, official and coach support
  • The promotion of the sport through Marketing and Advertising

Provincial Tournaments:

In partnership with host clubs:

  • Organization and Administration for all age group Provincial Club Championship Tournaments

Provincial Club Championships Information

National and International Tournaments:

In partnership with Field Hockey Canada (FHC):

  • Assist with the Organization and Administration of visiting International Team Events.
  • Host and organize wherever possible Tournaments within the National Championship program

Our National Events

Club Partnerships:

  • Assisting Club Development
  • Supporting Club Infrastructure

Field Hockey BC Governance

Field Hockey BC employs full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees who oversee and manage the administrative responsibilities of the annual program. The Society is governed by a Board of Directors and all employees are responsible to this Board.

Field Hockey BC Staffing:

  • Executive Director (full-time) – Responsible for the strategic direction and day to day management of the Society
  • Athlete Program Manager (full-time) – Responsible for the administration and management of the FHBC athlete development and performance program
  • Athlete Program Assistant (part-time .50) – Responsible for administrative and logistical support for FHBC Athlete programs
  • Provincial Coach and Performance Manager (full-time) – Responsible for the development of Athletes and Coaches within the FHBC Athlete Program, and for the delivery oversight of the NCCP program within our community Domestic Programs
  • Accounts Manager (part-time .75) – Responsible for the management of the day to day accounts and end of year audit preparation for the Society
  • Events and Officials Coordinator (full-time) – Responsible for the operational organization both ahead of and during FHBC and select FHC events, and for the logistical support to the officiating portfolio
  • Member Services and Communications Coordinator (full-time) – Responsible for the management of the Society website, database, social media, newsletter, member services and for additional administrative support where necessary
  • Regional Head Coaches (2) (part-time) – Responsible for the delivery of athlete and coach support services to their respective regions (Vancouver Island/Mainland)

View the current Staff Contact List

Field Hockey BC Board of Directors:

The following positions are designed to support all aspects of FHBC service delivery. All Directors are voted in for a two year term and the positions are undertaken on a voluntary basis:

  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Domestic Director
  • Finance Director
  • Marketing Director
  • Business Development Director
  • Athlete Program Director
  • Coaching Director
  • Umpiring Director

View the current Board of Directors List

The Voice of Field Hockey BC – The Membership

FHBC holds its Annual General Meeting in February each year. This meeting is the membership’s opportunity to help develop our strategic plan and ensure that the Society is moving the sport forward in a beneficial and progressive fashion for all.

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Field Hockey BC – “Furthering Your Opportunities”