Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC Achieve Club Charter Standard 1

Vancouver BC, December 20, 2017 – BC Soccer is pleased to announce that Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club has achieved standard 1 of the BC Soccer Club Charter Program.  To meet criteria outlined within the program Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC achieved standards which were based on three top-line categories: Technical; Governance; and Administrative. 

“Congratulations to Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC for achieving the BC Soccer Club Charter Standard 1,” said Kjeld Broodsgard, BC Soccer President. “Achieving this standard really shows the dedication and commitment to creating the best possible environment not only for players, parents, and coaches but also for all of the clubs volunteers and staff. I also want to thank their coaching staff and administrative staff for working along side BC Soccer to achieve this standard.”

Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC is a cradle to grave club that operates youth and adult programming. Coquitlam Metro-Ford is based out of Coquitlam and offers both recreational and elite programs to more than 3500 youth and adult players.  With a club philosophy of “Soccer for Life” Coquitlam Metro-Ford prides itself of developing not only future soccer, coach, and referee stars but also community volunteers. Visit to learn more about the club and to read their 2016-2020 Strategic Plan.

“CMFSC is proud to have achieved our Club Charter - Standard One status, after approximately two years of effort driven by Executive Director, Sara Maglio and her team, with the support from CMFSC VP Joe Basic and the BC Soccer team,” said Alex Barnetson, Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC President.  With over 4,000 players and 750 plus volunteers, the project was a significant undertaking, however well worth the effort of supporting a growing movement towards a standards-based approach to delivery of community soccer services in BC!" 

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For more information on the BC Soccer Club Charter Program please click HERE

Canada Soccer Club License Program & BC Soccer Club Charter Program

Canada Soccer has confirmed to BC Soccer that BC Soccer Club Charter Standard 1 clubs will be positioning accordingly within the new Canada Soccer Club Licensing Program once released. Thus, Canada Soccer wants all BC clubs to become BC Soccer Club Charter Standard 1 club and BC Soccer looks forward to continuing to work with all clubs to achieve the BC Soccer Club Charter 1.  

About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body with the mission to govern, promote and develop the game of soccer in British Columbia in a professional and progressive manner. Established in 1907, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sport organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants.  As a professional not-for-profit society and a member of Canada Soccer, BC Soccer is committed to providing the widest opportunities for existing and potential participants, as well as provide support in the most effective and appropriate way for current players, parents, volunteers, member clubs, leagues and districts.  

BC Soccer is comprised of more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,200 registered referees, and thousands of volunteer coaches, administrators and soccer leaders. Working with its 40 member Youth Districts and 11 Adult Leagues as well as their affiliate member clubs, BC Soccer operates under the guiding principles of Professional Leadership, Passionate Service and Progressive Collaboration. In managing its relationships throughout the larger soccer community, BC Soccer’s vision is to ensure every British Columbian has the opportunity to be involved in soccer as part of a lifelong commitment to active, health and involved lifestyle