"In life you learn the lesson then you take the exam; in coaching you take the exam and then you learn the lesson".
~Bev Smith, Canadian 2000 Olympic Basketball Coach and IHF honouree
ProMOTION Plus 1990 - 2015
ProMOTION Plus is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2015! As the British Columbia non-profit organization solely dedicated to increasing opportunities for girls and women in physical activity and sport, ProMOTION Plus helps female athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers administrators reach their potential.
Dutee Chand Wins her Appeal: On July 27th, it was announced that Dutee Chand won her appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) regarding the IAAF's hyperandrogenism policy.
The CAS press release and decision can be found here
In Her Footsteps: ProMOTION Plus' signature recognition event, In Her Footsteps...Celebrating Women in Sport, is on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at the John M.S. Lecky UBC Boathouse in Richmond, BC from 5:30 - 8:30pm. Join us as we honour:
- Mary Macdonald, Coach - Volleyball / Athlete - Basketball;
- Laurel Crosby - Builder/BC Wheelchair Sports;
- and Patti Hunter - Builder/Women in Sport.
PLAY FAIR: Watch this new compelling, unflinching and visually rich Canadian documentary that questions the assumption that women's fight for full rights in the world of sport is over. A must watch for all!