News and Announcements

The Status of Coaching in BC

Posted by Juan de Fuca Lacrosse at Nov 21, 2018 11:30PM PST

The Status of Coaching in B.C.

A Review of the Challenges and Recommendations for Developing and Advancing Coaching
viaSport is conducting a research project to better understand the current state of coaching in B.C. The purpose is to explore the coaching system to identify enablers and barriers and understand the impact they have on different stakeholders within the system. The study will focus on the following areas within coaching:

  1. Recruitment
  2. Training and Education
  3. Retention
  4. Standards

How you can get involved
Please review the attached document on how to get involved.

General Inquiries:
Lead Researcher: Dr. Jonathon Edwards,

The document The_Status_of_Coaching_in_BC.pdf was attached to this post.

Appointed Positions

Posted by Juan de Fuca Lacrosse at Nov 6, 2018 9:36PM PST

Parents of Juan De Fuca Lacrosse

We are on the verge of a new box lacrosse season. Over the weekend at the AGM
November 4 th new ideas and rules were discussed, so we are looking for parents to join the
executive team to help build on the information that came forward and make this a successful

There are numerous positions that need to be filled so that we can start the planning for
this exciting year. If you are interested in any one of the following positions please forward your
name to Ryan Hyland, Gord Sharpe or Tim Frost.

The following positions will be appointed by the directors of the Juan De Fuca Association over
the next few weeks:

  • Head Coach (Lower Division): Mini-Tyke, Tyke, Novice
  • Head Coach (Upper Division): Pee Wee, Bantam, Midget
  • Head Referee
  • Referee Allocator
  • Jersey Manager
  • Equipment Manager
  • Head Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Floor Allocator
  • Booster Coordinator/Whaler Wear
  • Director of Gaming
  • Webmaster
  • School & Community Programs Coordinator
  • Tournament Coordinator
  • Marketing Director

Please let us know if you need any further information that will help you make a decision on any
one of these positions.

Thank you,

Ryan Hyland
Juan De Fuca Lacrosse

Legalization of Cannabis

Posted by Juan de Fuca Lacrosse at Nov 4, 2018 12:04AM PDT

Hello Everyone

The BCLA Board of Directors has asked that the following message be distributed to our members.

The legalization of cannabis does not affect the status of cannabis use in sport, and that the BCLA, the CLA and the CADP have zero tolerance regarding the use of banned substances.

Although the Government of Canada has legalized cannabis, the BCLA members shall remain subject to the BC Lacrosse Association’s policies, in particular, REGULATION 15: Doping Control, as well as the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP) –

Thank you

JDF AGM: Reminder and Enter to Win

Posted by Juan de Fuca Lacrosse at Oct 28, 2018 9:17PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Don’t forget to attend the JDF AGM on November 4th at 7pm at Royal Bay Secondary.

Enter to win one free 2019 Player Registration.

JDF Lacrosse AGM (updated)

Posted by Juan de Fuca Lacrosse at Oct 2, 2018 10:38PM PDT

NOV 4, 2018
3500 Ryder Hesjedal Way
7 PM


Director positions available this AGM:

President (2 year)
Nomination: Ryan Hyland
Nomination: Shane Alore

Vice President #2 (2 year)
Nomination: Gord Sharpe
Nomination: Ryan Craycroft

Treasurer (1 year)
Nomination: Shannon Macdonald

Registrar (2 year)
Nomination: Evelyn Sutton

View the Nomination Bios

Please review the attached document for additional information.

The document JDF_Lacrosse_AGM-2.docx was attached to this post.