Diane Tam Selected for the CKC Club Development Award

November 23, 2021


For Immediate Release


VANCOUVER, BC (November 23, 2021) - Diane Tam (False Creek Sprint Canoe Club) has been selected for Canoe Kayak Canada’s Club Development Award. 


Diane has been instrumental in the growth and success of False Creek Sprint Canoe Club (FCSCC). Under Diane’s leadership, FCSCC has become the top sprint canoe clubs in British Columbia. With over 80 athletes attending this year’s Provincial Championships, FCSCC claimed the overall title.


“I am so thrilled for Diane” said Blake Dalton, Canoe Kayak BC’s Technical Director. “She is tireless in her efforts in developing FCSCC. Diane is a calm, inclusive, organized and  knowledgeable coach. I have always been impressed with her ability to empower and motivate the  FCSCC athletes on and off the water. In short, I am ecstatic that she is being recognized. I would also like to give a big shout out to her husband, Laurence Chin, for all his efforts in the development of FCSCC too.”


The Club Development Award is presented annually to a coach, club leader or volunteer who has clearly demonstrated his or her abilities at developing a club or the sport through grassroots programs such as creating a new club or program or promoting the sport through the club.


Congratulations to Diane and FCSCC!


For any further information please do not hesitate to contact:

Canoe Kayak BC


P: 604-465-5268

E: communications@canoekayakbc.ca

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