Become a Coach
Coaches are crucial to the success of any athlete or team. At BC Wheelchair Sports, we believe in developing and empowering coaches to reach their goals and bring out the best in athletes.
If you’re interested in coaching one of our sports, reach out to and check out these resources on the coaching pathway in Wheelchair Athletics, Wheelchair Rugby and Wheelchair Tennis.
There are many benefits to coaching at BC Wheelchair Sports including but not limited to
- Meet New People
- Gain and Improve A Range of Transferable Skills.
- Make A Difference in the Lives of Others
- Share Your Passion for Sport
General Coaching Resources
Whether you want to help racers shave seconds off their times or help a thrower reach a new distance, coaching Athletics can be an incredibly fun and positive experience with driven individual athletes chasing their goals.
Everyone has to start somewhere, whether you’ve got a long history in Athletics or are new to the sport, reach out to our Program Coordinator Jessica Ferguson to learn more about starting a coaching journey in track and field.
Check out these helpful resources from Athletics Canada about the coaching pathway.
Wheelchair Rugby is an exciting team sport where coaches play an important role in teaching athletes, encouraging team work and game planning different strategies.
Our wheelchair rugby clubs are always looking for more volunteers and individuals interested in becoming coaches.
Whether you’re already involved in wheelchair rugby or new to the sport, you can learn more about coaching by contact Program Manager Jackie Patatas.
Here some more resources about the Canadian Wheelchair Rugby coaching pathway from Wheelchair Rugby Canada!
In the sport of Wheelchair Tennis, coaches play a vital role in helping athletes develop skills, strategize for matches and improve their focus.
Instructor courses are occasionally offered throughout the year with an emphasis on teaching the basics of wheelchair tennis and chair mobility to interested new coaches
To learn more about Wheelchair Tennis coaching opportunities, please contact Sr. Program Coordinator Michelle McDonell.