VMFL Coaches Meetings

Coaches TalkingFriday, August 21, NEW COACHES

7:00 pm
Bear Creek Pavilion, beside the clubhouse

The VMFL Coach’s Coordinator, Gordon Francis, has scheduled 2 coaches meetings which will take place in August. Both meetings will be held at North Surrey but not in the clubhouse, rather in the meeting hall right next to the clubhouse.  Both meetings will begin at 7:00 pm.

  • Friday August 14th – meeting for all Head Coaches
  • Friday August 21st – meeting for all new coaches

Please ensure that your coaches are aware of these meetings and that the appropriate representation is present.

BC Lions Insider reports major rule changes to CFL

BC Lions InsiderBC Lions Insider just posted the

MAJOR RULE CHANGES APPROVED BY CFL GOVERNORS

New Look Convert, Passing Rules Coming This Season

TORONTO via CFL Communications- Significant changes to the convert, passing rules and the pace of the game will be in place when the new Canadian Football League season kicks off this June.

The league’s Board of Governors approved today most of the changes proposed earlier this Spring by the CFL’s Rules Committee.

“The Board endorsed the view that this is a great time for our league to innovate,” said Michael Copeland, the CFL’s President and Chief Operating Officer.

“We’re looking forward to putting in place changes that have the potential to improve an already great game.”

The CFL is modifying the convert that follows a touchdown to make it less predictable.

A kick for a single point, which took place from the 12-yard line in past seasons, will now be kicked from the 32-yard line.

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Spring Flag Coaches Orientation & Clinic

Coach with flag teamMainly for new coaches, but all coaches welcome. The gym is at the west end of the block, just off of 10th Ave. Google map here.

There will be an orientation to the season and a coaches clinic with special guest, new SFU Offensive coordinator & former BC Lions QB & coach – Joe Paopao – will be sharing his thoughts on ‘how to be a great coach’ & how to throw a football’.