For 26 years Vancouver Community Baseball (VCB) has offered recreational and competitive baseball for youth ages 11-18 who live west of Fraser Street.
VCB does not solely focus on our elite teams, but considers all our programs equally important. We emphasize skill improvement at all levels as our coaches are NCCP certified. In turn, we have created an extension of our community for our players and parents to enjoy for years to come. Welcome. Come join our family and LETS PLAY BALL.
It is with great sadness that we inform our baseball community about the loss of one of our longtime coaches. On July 25th Andy Tkatchyk and his partner Karen Rehbein both died tragically in a car accident on the Hope-Princeton Highway coming home from a holiday in the interior. Andy was a pillar of our community coaching PeeWee, Bantam A and Bantam AA for years; long after his children aged out. A gentle giant, Andy was always a favorite coach who believed in proper sportsmanship and baseball etiquette both on and off the field of play. He played by the rules teaching players the value of a win and how to take a loss with dignity. He will be fondly remembered by the hundreds of players he coached and mentored throughout the years as well as the multitude of coaches he coached with and against throughout BC. Andy is predeceased by his son Tyler who died in 2018 and survived by his daughter Nicole, who, along with his extended family and Karen’s family, our heart goes out to. Andy was 71 years old and the family plans to hold a small private service on his behalf. Anyone who would like more information or to pass on condolences may do so with Andy’s longtime friend, Ron Klassen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
VCB’s Seelochan Beharry accepts the 2019 BC Minor Baseball Association’s Volunteer “Builder” Award at the BCMA Coaching Certification Clinic and Annual Awards Ceremony held in February at the Langley Events Center. Seelochan has been a dedicated volunteer since the inception of VCB, 26 years ago. Congratulations and Thank you Seelochan!
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