February 2nd, 2023
BC Soccer Congratulates Kjeld Brødsgaard as Sport BC's President's Award Recipient
Long-serving volunteer of the game in BC recognized as 2022 Presidents Award Winner
Kjeld Brødsgaard's dedication to the Sport in our Province has not gone unnoticed. The Herning, Denmark native is Past President of BC Soccer, a position he held for four years. Previously, Kjeld served on the BC Soccer board of directors for more than ten years, holding key roles such as First Vice President and Vice President Adult.
While on the board, Kjeld actively participated and supported association work through the committee structure sitting on and/or chairing the following committees: Adult Competitions,U18 and Beyond, ED Recruitment, Nominations, Finance, Strategic Plan, and Grassroots Soccer Development.
Prior to his years of service at the provincial level, he contributed greatly to the soccer community on Vancouver Island where he was the Vice President Senior at Gorge Soccer Association for 6 years, the Vice President Gorge Soccer Association for 8 Years, and a member of Board of Directors of Vancouver Island Soccer League for 16 years, including 8 as Vice President and 5 as President.
BC Soccer is very happy to share that Kjeld is the recipient of Sport BC’s President’s Award for Soccer (2022), recognizing the spirit of volunteerism through dedication, commitment, and tireless energy given to their sport.
"Kjeld has a long standing history for soccer in BC and played an important role for a number of years with not only BC Soccer but within the membership. When asked who a deserving candidate for the BC Soccer Sport BC President’s Award, it was clear that Kjeld was a perfect individual. On behalf of all of the board and staff at BC Soccer, we congratulation and thank Kjeld for his many years of service to support soccer in BC." Gayle Statton, BC Soccer President
Kjeld and the 40 other recipients will be celebrated during Sport BC’s 55th Athlete of the Year Awards taking place on Thursday, March 9, 2023.
About BC Soccer
Established in 1904, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sports organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer-specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants, consisting of registered players, coaches, referees, administrators and soccer leaders. 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.
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BC Soccer believes that everyone involved in soccer has the right to participate in safe and inclusive environments free of abuse, harassment, discrimination, and to enjoy the sport at whatever level or capacity they participate in.
The welfare of everyone involved in soccer is the foremost consideration and in particular, the protection of children in the sport is the responsibility of everyone involved.