2015 BC Senior Bowl Preview

The BC Senior Bowl is back this week for its 2015 edition.

CanadaFootballChat.com has a special preview of this thrilling five-day event that provides BC high school players looking for post-secondary opportunities with great exposure and opportunities.

March 17 to 20 will see players taking part in seven intense practices at the BC Lions Training Facility in Surrey, along with workshops, meetings, and lectures.

March 17 will see a welcome to players and coaching staff by BC Lions head coach Jeff Tedford and legendary former BC Lions head coach Wally Buono. Thursday, March 19 will especially exciting for players as BC Lions players Dean Valli, Travis Lulay, Matt McGarva, Jason Arakgi, Casey Chin, and Cody Husband will act as Visiting Coaches for a “Practice with the Pros.”

The rigorous focus on training has increased even from last year’s camp, seeing an increase to five trainers, up from last year’s two, in addition to participating BC Lions staff.

This year’s game will take place on Saturday, March 22 at McLeod Athletic Park in Langley. The game is open to the public and admission is free.

Attendance at the annual camp hosted at the BC Lions Training Facility in Surrey is by invitation only. Invitations are extended automatically to graduating grade twelve players who were named 2014 BC High School Football Provincial All-Stars, selected to the 2015 Star Bowl team or a member of the 2015 under-18 Team BC.

Other invitees are players selected from among the hundreds of hopefuls who attended one of the five provincial evaluations held at locations throughout British Columbia. One hundred players will make up the final Senior Bowl roster.



  • The BC Senior Bowl Camp runs during BC’s spring break March 17-20, with the final game between East (Fraser Valley & Interior) and West (Vancouver Island & Lower Mainland) teams taking place on Saturday, March 21 at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park (58th Avenue & 214th Street).
  • Highlights will include a Football Training Workshop by Game Ready on Tuesday, March 17; a “Practice with the Pros” with guest coaches Travis Lulay (quarterback), Dean Valli (offensive lineman), Matt McGarva (defensive back), Jason Arakgi (linebacker), Casey Chin (linebacker), and Cody Husband (offensive lineman) of the BC Lions on Thursday, March 19; “Football for Life” presentation to encourage all players to pursue their and an awards ceremony immediately following Saturday’s game (approximately 3 pm).
  • The BC Senior Bowl seeks to extend Football BC’s mission into players’ post-secondary lives, and encourage promising high school players to continue their football careers whether in Midget, Junior, or University football.
  • Dino Geremia and Football BC would like to extend a special thanks to the BC Lions coaching and operations staff for hosting the BC Senior Bowl Camp.
  • Game Day is Saturday, March 21 at McLeod Athletic Park, Langley, with kick off at 11 a.m. The game is open to the public and admission is free.
  • Don’t forget to connect with Football BC on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/footballbc) or Twitter (https://twitter.com/football_bc) for more information about the 2015 BC Senior Bowl and other events.

The Details:

Times: Camp: March 17 to 20, 2015

Game Day: March 21, 11 a.m. kick-off, and free admission

Locations: Camp: BC Lions Training Facility (10605 City Parkway, Surrey)

Game: McLeod Athletic Park (58th Ave. & 214th St., Langley)

Camp Highlights:

Welcome from Coach Jeff Tedford and Wally Buono

Substance and Drug Information Session

BC Lions Day – Practice with the Pros: Thursday, March 19, 1-3 pm practice attended by members of the BC Lions

Two $500 post-secondary scholarship awards

Prizes and trophies for Players of the Week and Players of the Game

Top level coaching from University, Junior and Football BC provincial coaches

Football-related workshops every day

Lunch included for players and coaches March 18-20

Complimentary t-shirt, practice jersey, game jersey, game video

Seven practices in total plus one competitive game

Complete camp schedule can be found online here: http://www.playfootball.bc.ca/uploads/SrBowlSchedule2015.pdf

2015 Senior Bowl


Head Coach: Dino Geremia, Football BC

Offensive Coordinator: Brad Yamoaka, Kamloops Broncos

Defensive Coordinator: Shane Beatty, Okanagan Sun

Quarterbacks: JC Boice, Westshore

Frank Paulicelli, Langley Minor

Running Backs: Brad Yamoaka, Kamloops Broncos

Rob Begg, Valley Huskers

Offensive Line: Steve Pennell, Football BC

Ray Moon, South Delta

Receivers: Neil Steffler, St. Thomas More

Jerry Mulliss, Seaquam

Defensive Line: Jerome Erdman, Vancouver Island Raiders

Paul Cooper, Vancouver College

Linebackers: Jeff Alamolhoda, Langley Rams

Michael Mackay Dunn, Earl Marriot

Defensive Backs: Steve Figner, Westside/Football BC

Jeff Whitehead, Valley Huskers


Communications: Daniel Fung

Event and Game Day Services: Philip Chan

Trainers: Sunny Virk, Darren Corea, Filip Cuculea, Kevin Phill

Assistant Trainers: Students

Football Training Workshop: Ryan Lucas (Game Ready Fitness), Will Loftus (Game Ready Fitness), & Chris Boyko (Game Ready Fitness & BC Lions Football Club)

Photographer: Darren Leong

Drug Awareness Workshop: Sport BC

Camp Helpers: Becky Severy, Amanda Costa, Jaden Severy

Equipment: Ken ‘Kato’ Kasuya (BC Lions), Dave Henderson (Carson Graham), & Andrew Dubiellek (BC Lions)

Special thanks to Dino Geremia and Daniel Fung of Football BC for providing information on this year’s camp and game.

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