Staff Team

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Operations Manager

Cory Philpot

Cory Philpot is a former running back for the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League. He played college football at The University of Mississippi. He was two-time winner of the Eddie James Memorial Trophy for top rusher (Western Division) in 1994 and 1995. He played on the Lions' winning Grey Cup team in 1994.


In 1995, Philpot set the CFL record for most touchdowns in a season with 22, a record that was not broken until 2003.  Philpot's nickname while playing for the Lions was "Quick Six" which alluded to the number 6 jersey that he wore, and even more so his ankle breaking moves that were sure to put up a quick 6 on the scoreboard.

As Operations Manager, Cory is responsible for 

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Technical Director

Duncan Olthuis

Football has been in Duncan’s life from an early age, his father Brian was the coach of the Kam High Red Devils from 1984 to 2005 winning 3 AAA Provincial Championships in the span of 6 years. Duncan played football from grade 8 to his final year of eligibility of Junior football in 2008, playing for the Okanagan Sun, University of Saskatchewan and the Kamloops Cowboys.


Duncan's coaching career began with the Kam High Red Devils junior program for nine years, then the Kamloops Broncos, as their Head coach for 4 years, leading the team to its first playoff appearance in 2013 and 2014. As the Technical Director for the BCPFA Duncan facilitates the NCCP Coaching Clinics for members of the BCPFA. Duncan is the Executive Director of the Kamloops Sports Council. 

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Lisa Goeller

Lisa is the BCPFA Bookkeeper. Lisa graduated from the Sauder School of Business with a BA in Commerce in 2007. This included courses that are the equivalent to a bookkeeping certification.

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Executive Director

Keith Ryan

Keith has been leading sports organizations for over 18 years. His experience includes 5 years as the Executive Director of BC Soccer and 6 years as the CEO of Cycling BC. Keith became a fan of football in when the NFL was first broadcast on TV in the United Kingdom in the early 80's and became a fan of the Canadian game after moving to Canada in 1990. 

As Executive Director, Keith is responsible for ensuring the effective operations of the BCPFA. 


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