(ISN) – Langford, BC – Westshore Rebels Junior football team held their Annual General meeting Monday evening and reflected on the past season and elected for the future. The team finished their 2014 season out of the playoffs, but celebrated many successes other than what the scoreboard reflected. In a rebuilding year, the Rebels executive tackled old debts that plagued the teams ability to thrive and worked diligently improving community involvement which will lay the pathway for 2015. The AGM can be viewed on our YouTube page.
On the field, Rebels were named ‘Players of the Week’ honours; Chris Pastro (2), Nathan Leader (2), Tyler Leader (3), Jake Hauge (3), Hunter Lake (5, 8), Braeden Swatez (11). Rebels players were also named to the 2014 BCFC All-Star team; LB Chris Pastro, DB Braeden Swatez and WR Jordan Rodinsky. Braeden Swatez was also honoured by being named a Defensive All-Canadian for the Canadian Junior Football League.
The Westshore Rebels team were named the 2014 BCFC Most Sportsmanlike team, on and off the field these players stepped up their game and changed the image of the football program and the league as a whole took notice.
The 2014 BCFC Ken Smith Executive of the year and the CJFL Stewart MacDonald Executive of the Year were awarded to President Elise Pastro and Secretary/Treasurer Sue Fournier for their work on and off the field.
Congratulations to graduating seniors; Josh Beauchamp, Jake Hauge, Terry Houngbo, Nathan Leader, Rob Mar, Brandon Nelms, Chris Pastro, Tanner Rodinsky, Kelly Schiarizza and Braeden Swatez.
During the AGM the following individuals were voted to lead the Rebels organization in 2015;
President – Elise Pastro
Vice-President – Trish Worth
Secretary- Sue Fournier
Treasurer – Sue Fournier
Director – Equipment – Jim Worth
Director – Equipment – Doug Morison
Director- Billets & Player Relations – Silke Allard
Director- Employment – Rob Cherneff
Director – Media and Community Relations – Jason Sperling
Director- Alumni – vacant
Director- Game Day- Diane Pacheco
Westshore Rebels are holding their 2nd Annual Super Bowl / Fundraising Party at the Langford Legion on Sunday February 1st. Visit westshorerebels.ca for all the details.