Tues – Fri 6am – 11pm
Sat – Mon 7am – 9pm


Richmond Olympic Oval
1st Floor Lobby
6111 River Road
Richmond, BC V7C 0A2

Doug Staveley

2018 |


Doug played high school football, rugby, basketball, baseball and cricket at Lord Byng, followed by football and rugby at UBC, where he also began his officiating career. He coached multiple high school and community sports for 40 years. Doug was also a long time football official (junior, senior, college and professional).

Richmond Roots Doug started teaching in Richmond in 1972 and spent the next 40 years coaching at various schools including Steveston High, Cambie, Hugh Boyd and Steveston-London.

Did You Know Played a football game at a maximum security prison in Monroe, Washington vs. prisoners while playing for UBC.

Barriers Overcome Early on, Doug struggled to find work as a teacher and pondered a career change. Upon encouragement from his ex-high school football coach, Matt Phillips, he made one last attempt and applied to Steveston High - the rest is history.


Recognition Doug was the president of the BC Secondary Schools Football Association. For his many years of service as a coach and administrator, Doug was recognized as an honorable life-time membership.

All Awards

Late 1970’s Football League Convener Vancouver & District  

Championship Doug coached two teams to provincial championships. First in 1984 when the Steveston Packers high school boy’s basketball team beat their crosstown rivals Richmond Colts and again in 1993 with the Packers senior girl’s basketball team.


Honourary Life Member of the BC Football Officials Association  
1985-1988 Refereed in the CFL  
1983-1984 1984 BC Champions Steveston Senior Boys Basketball AAA  
1992-1993 1993 BC Champions Steveston Senior Girls Basketball AAA  


Career Stats

YearTeam / OrganizationHighlight
1968-1996 Assistant Coach, Senior Boys Football, Steveston High School  
1973-1978 Head Coach, Intermediate Senior Boys Basketball, Steveston High School  
1978, 1988-1993 Assistant Coach, Senior Girls Basketball, Steveston High School  
1979-1984 Assistant Coach, Senior Boys Basketball, Steveston High School 1979-1980 Sr. Boys - Lower Mainland Champion, 1983-1984 Sr. Boys- Lower Mainland Champions  
1996-1997 Assistant Coach, Senior Girls Basketball, Cambie Secondary  
1998 Assistant Coach, Junior Boys Basketball, Cambie Secondary  
2014-2016 Assistant Coach, Grade 8 Boys Football, Earl Marriott Secondary  
2002-2007 Assistant Coach, Senior Girls Basketball, Steveston Secondary  
2002-2008 Assistant Coach, Boys High School Football, Hugh Boyd Secondary  
2012 Assistant Coach, Grade 8 Boys Football, Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary  
2013 Assistant Coach, Junior Boys Football, Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary  

Contribution to Richmond Sport Doug impacted young Richmond athletes through his high school football and basketball coaching. He was also active as a coach in community sports and became a professional referee, spending three seasons in the CFL.

Skip to content