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Advisory Groups

Coaches Advisory Group

The Coaches Advisory Group is a team of sport leaders experienced and knowledgeable about coaching in B.C. that will act in a consultative capacity to provide advice and recommendations to viaSport. This group will help shape and inform program strategies to ensure that all B.C. coaches receive the best in development, certification, support and education. They will also discuss and work to implement new ways to recruit and certify more coaches in B.C., and ensure all sport participants have access to the highest quality coaching services.

Girls and Women Advisory Group

The Girls and Women Advisory Group is a team of passionate female sport advocates that provides advice and recommendations to viaSport on strategy development, best practices, and program delivery for acheiving gender equity in sport and physical activity in B.C. The group also provides recommendations on the implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive policy on gender equity in sport and physical activity.


Coaches Advisory Group

  • Jennifer Schutz, ChPC

  • Marni Abbott-Peter

    Marni Abbott-Peter

  • Jack Miller

    Jack Miller

  • Jodi Hawley

    Jodi Hawley

  • Chris Dahl

  • Allison McNeill

Girls and Women in Sport

  • Joan Wharf Higgins, Ph.D.

  • Robyn Butler

    Robyn Butler

  • Loreen Barnett

  • Annabel Kehoe

  • Sharon White

  • Shaunna Taylor

    Shaunna Taylor, Ph.D

  • Bryna Kopelow

    Bryna Kopelow