Richmond FC is a community-based soccer club that delivers programming through volunteer team coaches and supplemental support through staff coaches.

Any questions regarding coaching should be directed to David Thorburn, Technical Director, at

All Richmond FC coaches (staff and team) must complete the Respect In Sport – Activity Leader online module (approximately 2 hours). Please contact for instructions and a pay code so that it is free to you. The Respect in Sport Activity Leader/Coach Program educates youth leaders, coaches, officials and participants (14-years and up) to recognize, understand and respond to issues of bullying, abuse, harassment and discrimination (BAHD).

Please review the various topics under “RFC Coaching”

♦ Coach Resources

♦ Coach Pathway

♦ Concussion Information

♦ Coaching Courses

♦ Criminal Records Check


Richmond FC supports coaches through various means:

♦ Weekly practice plans

♦ In-house coach education sessions

♦ BC Soccer Coach Certification Courses