Sport BC's Community Sport Hero Awards program recognizes coaches, officials, mentors and administrators who have dedicated themselves to amateur sport at the community level. Since its inception in 2001, 50 Provincial Sport Organizations have honoured 536 sport volunteers in 45 different communities.
In Abbotsford on March 9, the Community Sport Hero Awards recognized nine outstanding sport contributors. Eight of these are BC Games alumni having been involved as volunteers and coaches.
- Harv Wiens – 2016 BC Summer Games Sport Chair for Softball
- Susan Lemke – Multiple Games – Provincial Advisor for Archery
- David Gould - 2016 BC Summer Games Sport Chair for Lacrosse-Field
- Jen Ross – 2012 BC Summer Games – Coach Rugby-Girls and Promotion Plus Leadership Award Recipient 2016 BC Summer Games
- Les Timar – multiple BC Games – Badminton
- Jim Mitchell – multiple Games – Official, Provincial Advisor – Wrestling
- Stan Petersen – Vice President 2016 BC Summer Games
- Steve Carlton – President 2016 BC Summer Games