BCA Introduces Jennifer 2.0

BC Athletics Introduces Jennifer 2.0

BC Athletics is thrilled to announce that Jennifer Brown has been hired as the new Coaching Education Coordinator as of Sept 25th, 2017.  New to BC, Jennifer bring a wealth of passion and knowledge to the role from her experiences at the CACC (Canadian Athletics Coaching Centre) in Edmonton, the Botswana National Olympic Committee, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Athletics Association.

Jennifer also has experienced many sides of Athletics as a track and field athlete at McGill, as a coach at University of Alberta, and as an official with NL athletics.   Jennifer Brown’s vision and passion for the coaching education are very similar to our current path but she also brings a new level of expertise from her Masters Degree in Arts (Coaching) which focused on Coach Learning in High Performance Athletics and from the Long Term Coach Development Model that she helped to create in Botswana.  In addition to being the Coaching Education Coordinator at BCA, Jennifer will continue to develop youth programs and train coaches through PacificSport Fraser Valley as their Community Sport Development Coordinator.

BC Athletics is also happy to announce that Jennifer 1.0 (Schutz) will remain involved as the Coach Developer Lead.  Jennifer 1.0 will be working a few hours a month with Jennifer 2.0 to help build a formal team of learning facilitators and evaluators throughout the province.

Jennifer Brown can be reached at jennifer.brown@bcathletics.org or 604-333-3558.