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"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.
A special tribute will also be made to the 2015 Women's National Soccer Team for their inspirational journey to the FIFA World Cup. Follow the link on the right side bar to purchase your tickets now!

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! 

In Her Footsteps Exhibit: Visit the newly re-opened In Her Footsteps Exhibit at the BC Sports Hall of Fame.
Check out the video tour here.
Purchase your tickets for the 2015 In Her Footsteps Event!