Kamloops Broncos

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Kamloops Broncos
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City Kamloops, British Columbia
League Canadian Junior Football League
Division B.C. Football Conference
Founded 2007
Colours Navy Blue, Orange and White
Jersey Outfitter Russell
Home field Hillside Stadium
Stadium Capacity 1,200 (Expandable)
Playoff Appearances 2013,2014
Website Kamloops Broncos homepage

The Kamloops Broncos are a Canadian Junior Football team based in Kamloops, British Columbia. The Broncos play in the six-team B.C. Football Conference (BCFC), which itself is part of the Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) and competes annually for the national title known as the Canadian Bowl.

The team was originally founded as the Kamloops Cowboys in 2000, but were relegated to non-playing status by the BCFC in 2003 when the organization was unable to pay their debts. With the new Hillside Stadium facility at Thompson Rivers University, the Broncos franchise was formally approved by the BCFC in January 2007. In the 2013 season the franchise recorded their first ever playoff appearance. In 2014 the club experienced their best season to date, going 6-4 and losing 48-46 to the heavily favored Langley Rams in the BCFC semi-final. The game was considered one of the best in CJFL history, the Broncos rallied from a 31-10 deficit led by the Bronco offense which amassed 653 yards of total offense. The Broncos also set many attendants records in 2014, recording sell-out crowds at every home game, this including an at-capacity game (over 1,000 in attendance) when they faced the Okanagan Sun on August 23rd, 2014.

Recent Regular Season Results[edit]

Season Games Won Lost Ties Standing
2007 10 1 9 0 7th in BCFC
2008 10 0 10 0 7th in BCFC
2009 10 2 8 0 6th in BCFC
2010 10 3 7 0 5th in BCFC
2011 10 2 8 0 5th in BCFC
2012 10 2 8 0 5th in BCFC
2013 10 2 7 1 4th in BCFC
2014 10 6 4 0 3rd in BCFC

Personnel[edit]

  • Dino Bernardo - President of Operations (2007-Present)
  • Jan Antons - General Manager (2014-Present)
  • Brad Yamaoka - Director of Football Operations (2014-Present)
  • Brad Yamaoka - Head Coach (2015-Present)
  • Selection Underway - Defensive Coordinator (2015-Present)
  • Mike Faisthuber - Offensive Coordinator (2011-Present)

BCFC All-Stars (As of 2010)[edit]

  • Alex Adams, DL (2010)
  • Jacob Bigham, OL (2010,2011)
  • Mitch Day, LB (2010 BCFC Outstanding Linebacker)
  • Mark Gratton, LB (2010)
  • Tyler Lee, DL (2012)
  • Adam Nesbitt, DB (2012)
  • Cam Brown, OL (2013,2014)
  • Grady Chalmers, LB (2013)
  • Braden McCarthy, DL (2013)
  • Jacob Palmarin, RB (2014)
  • Derek Yachison, WR (2014 BCFC Outstanding Receiver)

Canadian Junior Football League All-Canadians[edit]

  • Mitch Day, LB (2010)
  • Alex Adams, DL (2010)
  • Derek Yachison, WR (2014)

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