Tali Campbell

BURNABY, B.C. – Football BC announced today the coaching staff for the provincial under-18 team (“Team BC”) that will represent British Columbia at the 2012 Football Canada Cup slated to be held at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario from July 15 – 21, 2012.

The 2012 Team BC coaching staff features six returning members from the 2011 bronze medal winning club including Tom Kudaba, co-head coach of BC High School Football’s Terry Fox Ravens, who will be serving as head coach and offensive line coach for a third consecutive year.

Other returning members from last year’s staff are offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Jay Prepchuk (Handsworth Royals), defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Dino Geremia (Football BC/Simon Fraser University), receivers coach Mark Townsend (Mt. Douglas Rams), defensive backs coach Alexis Sanschagrin (Belmont Bulldogs) and defensive line coach Ray Moon (South Delta Sun Devils).

The lone newcomer to the staff this year is Jerome Erdman as special teams coordinator and running backs coach. Erdman, a former CFL player who won the Grey Cup with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 111084, is currently the defensive coordinator for the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds.

The 2012 Football Canada Cup is open to players born in 11101105 or 11101106. Eligible players who are interested in being part of Team BC must attend an upcoming tryout session in January or February. The schedule of upcoming tryout sessions is available at: http://www.playfootball.bc.ca/pdfs/FBC2012ProvincialIDcamps-schedule.pdf.