May 6, 2019
Softball BC Announces 2021 Team BC Head Coaches
Langley, BC - Softball BC is pleased to announce the Head Coaches for Team BC Men and Women for the 2021 Canada Summer Games. Doug Allin (Peachland, BC) has been appointed as the Head Coach for the Men’s team, while Mark Dunlop (Surrey, BC) has been selected as the Head Coach of Team BC Women.
"Our selection committee was thoroughly impressed with Doug‘s level of professionalism and his high performance playing and coaching experience will bring instant credibility to the position. We are very pleased that our Team BC Men’s program will be led by someone of his caliber” said Mike Renney, Chair of the Selection Committee.
When asked about his recent appointment Mr. Allin said "I am honoured to be selected as the Head Coach for Team BC Men for the Canada Summer Games in 2021. Softball BC has a tradition of excellence and the goal will be to continue to build on the history while building on striving for gold in 2021”.
On the Women’s side, Mark Dunlop was the successful candidate from a pool of eight very strong applicants. "After a distinguished career at the club level our committee felt that Mark was the ideal candidate to lead our Women‘s team. With a proven track record at the National level we are confident our Team BC Women’s athletes will greatly benefit from his knowledge, experience and leadership” stated Mr. Renney.
"I am honored and excited to be selected as the Head Coach for Team BC Women that will be competing at the 2021 Canada Summer games in Niagara Falls, Ontario. I look forward to getting familiar with the athletes over the next two years" – Mark Dunlop.
About the Canada Summer Games
“Held every two years, alternating between summer and winter, the Canada Games are a key event in the development of Canada‘s young athletes. As the best in their age group, these young competitors come to the Games having trained long and hard to be among those chosen to represent their respective province or territory and compete for the Canada Games Flag and Centennial Cup. With the Canada Games poised as a key step in the development of Canada’s future stars, Canada Games athletes are Canada’s next generation national, international and Olympic champions.”
For more information, please contact:
Rick Benson – Executive Director