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Peter Price Honored with the 2018 Presidents' Award

 

Metro Soccer League Coach and Administrator receive Presidents’ Award at Sport BC’s Athlete of the Year Awards Banquet

Vancouver BC, April 5 2018 –Peter Price was presented with the Presidents’ Award for soccer at the Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards banquet at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on March 28, 2018.

Each Provincial Sport Organization in BC nominates one person from among its membership who represents the spirit of volunteerism, and whose dedication, energy and commitment contribute to development of their sport or organization in the province of British Columbia.

“Peter has been an active and integral member of the lower mainland soccer community for more than 30 years and his dedication to the Metro Selected League allowed thousands of youth to enjoy the game at the competitive level,” said Kjeld Broodsgard, BC Soccer President. “Until moving onto to other endeavors Peter Price was the chair for the league since its inception and over the years players from the league have moved on to play for Colleges, Universities, and professional clubs. BC Soccer is proud to recognize Peter with the President’s Award for everything he has done to support youth in soccer.”

Along with Peter Price Receiving the President’s award, FIFA Referee instructor and past FIFA Referee Michelle Pye was awarded the In Her Footsteps Award at the Sport BC Awards. BC Soccer will be doing a larger piece on Michelle Pye and her incredible career as a referee in the coming weeks.

Sport BC Presidents’ Award

The annual Presidents' Awards are presented to volunteers from Sport BC member and partner organizations who represent the spirit of volunteerism, and whose dedication, energy and commitment contribute to development of their sport or organization in the province of British Columbia.

In Her Footsteps Award
The purpose of In Her Footsteps… is to name and honour women who have made a significant contribution to sport in BC.  Nominees can be athletes, coaches, officials, builders, pioneers, teams, officials, and members of the media—any woman whose impact is felt across the BC sport sector.

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

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