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About BC Rugby

The British Columbia Rugby Union was first established in 1889 in New Westminster. Known as 'BC Rugby', the Not-For-Profit is the governing body for the sport of rugby in the province and is one of 60 Provincial Sport Organizations to receive funding from the Provincial Government. There are currently over 7,600 individuals registered through one of 59 community rugby clubs across the province.

NAME: British Columbia Rugby Union
ADDRESS: 203-210 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC | V5Y 3W2
NICKNAME: BC Rugby
STATUS: Not-For-Profit Provincial Sport Organization 
FOUNDED: 1889 in New Westminster
PURPOSE: To grow, develop and manage the sport of Rugby in the Province of British Columbia.

BC Rugby Board of Directors

Samantha Shorter

Samantha Shorter

President

Doug Manning

Doug Manning

Vice-President & Director

Britt Cook

Britt Cook

Treasurer

Steve Cook

Steve Cook

Director & Past-President

Tanya Donaldson

Tanya Donaldson

Director

Mike James

Mike James

Director

Connie McGinley

Connie McGinley

Director

Jen Ross

Jen Ross

Director

Tony Watson

Tony Watson

Director

Nik Witkowski

Nik Witkowski

Director

Contact the Board

Board Meeting Minutes

BC Rugby Staff

Annabel Kehoe

Annabel Kehoe

Chief Executive Officer

Phone: 778.379.8277(office) 604.499.7494 (c)

Dean Murten

Dean Murten

Performance Development Manager

Phone: 604.737.3071

Louise Wheeler

Louise Wheeler

Manager of Member Services

Phone: 604.737.3065

Cassie Xiong

Cassie Xiong

Marketing & Communications Manager

Phone: 604.737.3070

Kathryn  Chan

Kathryn Chan

Financial Coordinator

Oisin Daly

Oisin Daly

Competitions & Events Coordinator

Phone: 604.737.3144

Tony LaCarte

Tony LaCarte

Rugby Development Officer

Phone: (250) 661-4869

Darcy Patterson

Darcy Patterson

Rugby Development Officer

Phone: 604.839.1864

Thomas Viljoen

Thomas Viljoen

Rugby Development Officer

Phone: 778.772.1128

Elite 7s Program Coaches

Shane Thompson

Shane Thompson

BC Rugby Elite Youth 7s Coach

Phone: 250.858.1411

Darcy Patterson

Darcy Patterson

BC Rugby Elite Girls' 7s Coach

Phone: 604.839.1864

Address

British Columbia Rugby Union
203-210 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC
V5Y 3W2
(T) 604-737-3065
(F) 604-737-3916

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