United Footballer Of The Week

Rich Fast
Bays United

VISL President’s Award Winner 2015 Rich Fast was recently honoured with winning the VISL President’s Award at the VISL Awards banquet on Friday, April 11th. Rich is a deserving recipient who has put in many years of service to the game he loves. An ongoing Fast family joke is that every year he says “next year I am going to step back a bit”. Well I’m pretty sure no one considers coaching five teams to be taking a step back. There is no shortage of good stories or interesting times when it comes to Rich’s current playing or coaching tenure.  To read the whole speech from the Award’s Night see here –  RichFastSpeech

Below is a list of past VISL President’s Award Winners:

2000/2001 Fred Crossett

2001/2002 George Pakos

2002/2003 Robbie Williams

2003/2004 Ron Thompson

2004/2005 Gorge FC

2005/2006 Powell River Villa

2006/2007 Geri Dickson

2007/2008 Kevin James

2008/2009 Frank Woods

2009/2010 Kjeld Brodsgaard

2010/2011 Gorge FC

2011/2012 Moreno Stefani

2012/2013 Bill Murphy

2013/2014 Adriano Sumberac

2014/2015 Rich Fast

Congratulations on being this week’s Footballer of the Week!

View past Footballers of the Week

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Updates from BC Soccer

Submitted by Discipline on Sat, 2015-04-11 15:43

BC Soccer would like express its sincere appreciation, gratitude and thanks to each of you, and the hundreds of volunteers from within your membership who dedicate their time to administer and facilitate soccer in British Columbia. Whether it be a coach, equipment manager, administrator, board member, mentor, parent who ‘runs the lines’ or anything in-between, thanks to the tireless efforts of yourselves and ‘soccer-volunteers’ across BC over 120,000 registered players are able to enjoy the beautiful game around the province!

BCSA - Website Link to Provincial Cup Information

Submitted by Discipline on Wed, 2015-03-18 21:52
Information about Provincial Cup (draw, finals, accommodations, etc) is now available on the BCSA website: http://adultprovincials.bcsoccer.net/home

Vince Greco Honored with 2015 Sport BC's President Award for Soccer

Submitted by Discipline on Sat, 2015-03-14 10:28
BC Soccer Association Vancouver BC, March 13, 2015 - Vince Greco, President of the Vancouver Island Soccer League (VISL), was presented with the Presidents Award for soccer at the Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards banquet at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on March 12, 2015. Each sport in BC nominates one person from among its membership who represents the spirit of volunteerism, and whose dedication, energy and commitment contribute to development of their sport or organization in the province of British Columbia. "Vince is BC Soccer's choice this year, for his work with VISL, Island

Saltspring Soccer Tournament

Submitted by Discipline on Mon, 2015-02-16 21:21

Congratulations to Saltspring Island footy community as this will be the 30th year for the tourney on the May long weekend. Organizers confirm this will not be the last year of the tourney, which keeps getting better every year. There will be an over 30's division for the women if there is enough interest. Registration is open, entry fee is $500 with prize money to the winner and runner-up for each of the women's divisions.

BC Soccer Association News

Submitted by Discipline on Sat, 2015-02-14 15:27

1. April 29 th - Nominations for BC Soccer’s Board of Directors:

- Anticipated to be seven (7) positions open for election including First Vice President, Vice President – Adult, and five (5) 2 year director terms.

- For more information, please visit http://www.bcsoccer.net/news/post/2015-bc-soccer-is-accepting-candidates...

2. April 29 th – Proposed BC Soccer Bylaw & Rule amendments submission deadline:

Who can you nominate for footballer of the week?

Submitted by Discipline on Sat, 2015-01-31 17:24
We need your help with nominations for LIWSA's footballer of the week. It doesn't have to be a player, you can nominate a club volunteer, loyal fan, coach or manager, soccer family, or a team. LIWSA does this on a rotating basis with LISA and VISL, which means every 3 weeks throughout the season. If we receive a number of nominations, we will post on the website in the order we receive them.