Bobbie Steen Legacy Foundation Recipients – Sabrina Chan & Jennifer Eng
April 1, 2010
This year the committee was pleased to give the Legacy Foundation Award to a duo: Sabrina Chan and Jennifer Eng of Vancouver. These young women were honored on March 31st at a ceremoney held in conjunction with the Sport BC President’s Awards at the River Rock Casino in Richmond, BC. Congratulations to everyone who was nominated for their phenomenal work for women and girls in sport.
The Legacy Foundation Award ($1000) is given to an Emerging Leader to further their education or to support programming which champions girls and women in sport and physical activity.
The 2010 Emerging Leaders are Sabrina Chan & Jennifer Eng. Sabrina & Jennifer are a coaching team extraordinaire, noted for their outstanding commitment to girls basketball in Vancouver. After graduating from Sir Winston Churchill Secondary in 2005, Jennifer and Sabrina returned to their high school as volunteer coaches. They are also active in the basketball community at Strathcona Community Centre and have been ongoing supporters of Vancouver’s Real Basketball League (RBL). Hundreds of young girls have progressed through the RBL league knowing Jen and Sabrina as league referees and clinic leaders. While pursuing their post-secondary studies, they continue to dedicate four evenings per week to the Bulldog girls’ practices and games and numerous weekends to tournaments. Jen and Sabrina promote an interconnected Vancouver girls basketball community, inspiring a spirit of volunteerism in the girls they coach.