Footballer of the Week- Sachdev Grewal

Sachdev; better know as Sach, is registered with the Westcastle U21 team - but he does not just play there. He likes the challenge of Division 1 and always looks to get extra games via the permit. He is a Keeper.  In a recent weekend of VISL competition, he played up

Footballer of the Week – Janelle Traynor

Footballer of the Week Janelle Traynor   Janelle Traynor (nee Smith) is a fantastic choice for FOW of the week as she has had a role with all aspect of soccer:  a player, a coach, a mentor, BC Soccer facilitator and a community leader for females in soccer.  Janelle’s passion for the game

Footballer of the Week – Tim Satterford

Footballer of the Week Tim Satterford   Tim Satterford’s contributions to the soccer community in Victoria are truly immeasurable. He has been a youth club coach at Sooke Soccer Club for more than 30 years, he has also been a men’s coach within the Vancouver Island Soccer League (VISL) and women’s coach within

Footballer of the Week – Matthew Olaka

Matthew Olaka is a Division 1 player for Lakehill in the VISL. Matthew is 20 years young, from Nairobi, Kenya. As the captain, and a center midfielder on his high school team, he won 2 Championships via International School League. Matthew then moved to Victoria 2 and a half years ago to

2005 VI Wave Girls

Congratulations to the U14 VI Wave Girls who were presented with this year’s Frank Leversedge Memorial Award at the World Cups Festival over the Easter weekend!  The Frank Leversedge Award is presented to a team or individuals from the local soccer community promoting opportunities for the development and education of

Hendrik Starostzik – Pacific FC

German defender Hendrik Starostzik officially joined Pacific FC in March and wasted no time introducing himself to Pacific’s fan base after recording the club’s first-ever goal in front of a sold-out crowd at Westhills Stadium on April 28th. Starostzik followed up his goal with a solid defensive performance, which played

Dave Ravenhill

This Footballer of the Week was the President's Award recipient at the recent VISL Banquet & Awards Night - he is David Ravenhill. (Holding trophy in picture with some past President's Award recipients) Besides being a pretty stand up guy, he is a battler on the field, has strong work ethic,


It was a busy weekend on the island for youth soccer.  There were supposed to be 25 cup finals, unfortunately the wind played havoc with the Powell River ferry and so sadly there were only 24 finals in the end. With the help of the Bays United Football Club, 8 Island

LIWSA Champions

The LIWSA nominates the Stephanie Shergold and Frank Leversedge Cup Champions for this weeks’ Footballer of the Week. This past Sunday March 31st, on a bright and warm sunny day, four teams took the field to compete for their respective cup competition trophies.  First on the docket was Nanaimo United

Bill Keserich – Cowichan President

The 53rd annual Sport BC “Athlete of the Year” awards gala was held Wednesday March 13th at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. Among the many individual honours recognized was the BC Soccer nominated “Presidents Award” in recognition of an individual who has gone above and beyond in the game of soccer.  This year,