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BIFC Begins Its 13th Season

Updated: Oct 7, 2021

Bowen Island FC begins its 13th season this weekend with its Under-12 Boys and U12 Girls teams traveling to Whistler for their first league game of the season. The weekend continues with our U6s, U7s and U8s beginning their Fall season at BICS AT Field.

This season, BIFC will feature six teams playing in the NSYSA Intra District League (U9 Boys, U9 Girls, two U10 teams, U12 Boys and U12 Girls). Home games are at the BICS AT Field

and Grass field with boys division games on Saturdays and girls on Sundays.

Our Mini House program has 80 players across our U5, U6, U7 and U8 teams. Our U5 and U6s have weekly sessions on Saturday and Sundays respectively while our U7 and U8s train on Mondays and play small-sided games Sunday mornings.

BIFC is also pleased to announce it will be continuing its rugby program with Fall Rugby under the guidance of Davin Killy.

Beginning in October, BIFC will offer Academy training sessions for our youth league team players weekly on Thursday afternoons. Academy provides additional training under TD Morgan Quarry for those looking to get some extra touches in and work on their balls skills and technical development. Our U9 and U10 players will have an opportunity to train together from 4:00 - 5:15 while U12 players (and a few alumni) will have training at 5:15 - 6:30.

Our popular Adult Recreational League and 5-A-Side leagues will resume with a Fall season beginning on September 20th.

BIFC wishes to acknowledge the tremendous contribution of our amazing coaches and managers and Board of Directors

Under-5s: Coaches Tim Yu, Mike Pover, Janina and Frazer Elliott, Andrew Gillooley and manager Renee Turner.

Under-6s: Coaches Alexis Cooper, Christine Hardie and manager Seonaid Hayes.

Under-7s: Coaches Adrain Buitenhuis, Alan Schroder, Ivan Jensen, Kelly Harper and manager Ben Hart

Under-8s: Coaches Alexis Cooper, Christine Hardie, Ryan Glancy and Joseph Cooke and managers Renee Turner and Sheana Stevenson.

Under-9 Boys: Coaches Ella Solin, Kristen Hellsen, Niul Bird and manager Kelly Harper.

Under-9 Girls: Coaches Jared Brown, Sally Pocekovic, Randi Topp and manager Caroline Parker

Under-10 Boys and Girls (two teams) : Coaches Lee Vincent, Aidan Leonard, Cameron Chell, Margaret Butler and managers Ben Hart and Jean Coker

Under-12 Boys: Coaches Colin Turnbull and Stacy Shannon and manager Maria Turnbull

Under-12 Girls: Coaches Ella Solin, Jerome Curlier, Cameron Chell and manager Anita Peters

Board of Directors: Andrea Bastin (co-President), Charlene Hillier (co-President), Ann Walters (Treasurer), Frazer Elliott (Treasurer), James Wood, Niul Bird, Lee Vincent

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