BGSC Alumni

BGSC Alumni

Some of our former Burnaby Girls Soccer Club athletes have moved on to higher aspirations.  

Christine Sinclair


Christine Sinclair is widely regarded as one of the greatest Canadian soccer players of all time. 

She was first selected to British Columbia's under-14 girls' all-star team at age 11, and went on to lead her club teams, Burnaby Girls Soccer Club, to six league titles, five provincial titles, and two top-five national finishes, as well as leading her high school team at Burnaby South Secondary School to three league championships. She played for Canada's under-18 national team before making her debut at senior level in the 2000 Algarve Cup, leading Canada in goal scoring at that event with 3 goals. 

Christine has played in four FIFA Women's World Cups (USA 2003, China 2007, Germany 2011, Canada 2015) and three Olympic Football Tournaments (Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016), winning olympic bronze in both 2012 and 2016.

Christine has been shortlisted for the FIFA World Player of the Year seven times.

In addition she has played professionaly for teams including Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Western New York Flash and Portland Thorns FC.

In 2012 she won the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year and the Bobbie Rosenfled Award as Canada's female athlete of the year.  In September 2013 she was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame.

Source: Wikipedia

Brittany Timko


Defender Brittany Timko joined the senior women's national soccer team when she was only 16, making her the second-youngest player ever on the squad. 

She has represented Canada three times at the FIFA Women's World Cup, won gold with the team at the Pan American Games in 2011 and bronze in 2007, and played in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Vancouver that clinched a spot for the national team at the London Games, where Timko and her team won a bronze medal.   

She played for the Vancouver Whitecaps of the W-League in 2003.  In 2002, Timko was honored by the British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame as one of 35 leaders and legends of women in sports.