The Community Sport Hero awards recognize coaches, officials, mentors and administrators who have dedicated themselves to amateur sport at the community level.

In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of BC Games, Sport BC, KidSport BC and BC Games have partnered in delivery of the 2018 edition of the Community Sport Hero awards. Volunteers were recognized in the following six past BC Games host communities.

Abbotsford – January 31, 2018
Penticton – March 15, 2018
Nanaimo – May 2, 2018
Prince George – May 24, 2018
Trail – September 6, 2018
Terrace – September 27, 2018

Congratulations to our 2018 Community Sport Hero Award winners.


Dylan Kular Basketball
Tom Hall Golf/Rugby
Michael Ross Triathlon
Tokue Suda Judo


Brian Boas Lacrosse
Eloy Fiandor Judo
Rick Bevis Volleyball
Selena Pellizzari Horse Council


Mary Ostermeier Archery
Steve King Triathlon
Diane Nielsen Figure Skating

Prince George

Lisa Davison Badminton
Randy Potskin Softball
Stuart Gairns Alpine Skiing
Garry Hornsberger Archery


Geoffrey Watt Softball
Jo Buck Special Olympics
Rod Cox BC Games


Jacquie Huser Softball
Allana Ferro Figure Skating
Jim Maniago Baseball/Hockey
Lea Maniago Baseball/Hockey