The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I.SPARC) is pleased to announce the coaching staff and athletes identified who will represent the province in the 2018 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC).  The 2018 NAHC will be held Membertou, Nova Scotia from May 6 to May 12, 2018.

These twenty male and twenty female athletes will not only represent BC, but they will also be proudly representing their home communities at this national competition.  The squads gathered at Delta Planet Ice on May 3rd for team practices and were first welcomed by Tsawwassen First Nation Elder Ruth Adams.  Elder Adams helped to send the team off with blessings and an honour song before they embark on the long journey to Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, May 4th.  The athletes were also greeted by Métis Nation BC Ministry of Youth representatives Cassandra Dorgelo and Brittany Bertrand.

Team BC’s competition schedule commences Sunday, May 6 through the 12th.

Head Coach: Dwayne Roloson (Victoria, BC)
Assistant Coach: Shane Gottfriedson (Kamloops, BC)
Assistant Coach:  Robert Vermette (Abbotsford, BC)
Manager: Tana Mussell (Chilliwack, BC)
Trainer: Ben Guidolin (Vancouver, BC)

# Last Name First Name Birth Year Hometown Nation/Community
15 Beckett Hunter 2001 Ashcroft Cook’s Ferry First Nation
12 Brant Ty 2001 Victoria Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte
13 Cameron Colton 2002 Surrey Métis
7 Cunningham Corey 2001 Prince George Métis
17 Delorme Haydn 2000 Port Moody Ahtakakoop
10 Devers Dylan 2000 Chilliwack Boston Bar First Nation
23 Erichuk Breckin 2000 Kamloops Métis
6 Erichuk Alek 2001 Knutsford Métis
11 Joe Ethan 2000 Vernon Splatsin First Nation
19 Lepine Rhys 2000 Barriere Métis
5 Livingston Hunter 2001 Ladysmith North Island Métis
20 Mucha Brendan 2000 Kamloops Métis
9 Porter David 2002 Port Alberni Alberni Clayoquot Métis
21 Price Jalen 2001 Campbell River Weiwaikum First Nation
18 Savey Cody 2001 Gold River Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation
4 Schweizer Jayce 2000 Prince George Nak’azdli First Nation
30 Vinnie Ashton 2001 Lillooet Ts’kw’aylaxw/St’at’imx/Secwepmec
2 Vetterl Hayden 2000 Mission Heiltsuk First Nation
1 Virgo Kaleb 2000 Kamloops Tk’emlups te Secwepemc
14 McLellan Carter 2002 Kamloops Métis

Head Coach: Justin Fillion (Prince George, BC)
Assistant Coach:  Jennifer Gilligan (Maple Ridge, BC)
Assistant Coach: Dayle Poulin (Prince George, BC)
Manager: Jocelyn Marren (Prince George, BC)
Trainer: Michelle Béland (Lillooet, BC)

# Last Name First Name Birth Year Hometown Nation/Community
5 Basil-Pelly Carter 2002 Creston Lower Kootenay First Nation
9 Bosher Huntyr 2000 Sooke Skatin First Nation
19 Creyke Wynona 2000 Smithers Iskut First Nation – Tahltan
10 Grooms Kamryn 2003 Ladysmith Mid-Island Métis Association
3 Livingston Jada 2002 Ladysmith North Island Métis Association
20 Macdonald Maryna 2000 Port Alberni Ditidaht First Nation
21 McDonnell Azaria (Missy) 2003 Merritt Kinistin Saulteaux Nation
16 McLean Stephanie 2000 Fraser Lake Metlakatla First Nation
15 McLellan Georgia 2000 Kamloops Métis
14 McMillan Jordan 2000 Prince George Liard River First Nation
12 Moore Nancy 2004 Prince George Old Masset Village Council
7 Myers Faith 2000 Williams Lake Yunesit’in First Nation
17 Rice Wasyn 2000 Invermere Métis
4 Ridgewell Jade 2002 Delta Coast Salish
22 Scully Camryn 2001 Prince George Métis Nation BC
11 Stanwood Charlotte 2001 West Vancouver Métis
1 Storey Kaiya 2001 Prince Rupert Skidegate First Nation
30 Sturgeon Tessa 2003 Prince George North Central Metis
6 Teschuk Tashyla 2003 Prince George Takla First Nation
13 Walkus Tianna 2001 Port Hardy Kwakiutl First Nation