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Richmond Olympic Oval
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6111 River Road
Richmond, BC V7C 0A2

Jeff Lochbaum

2019 |


Jeff’s early coaching experience inspired him to pursue a career in teaching. Jeff went on to spend 37 years coaching and teaching with the Richmond School District. His passion for sports also saw him coaching various sports within the community.

Richmond Roots Jeff was born and raised in Richmond and attended Palmer Secondary and Richmond High. He grew up playing both community and school sports including soccer, baseball, basketball and football. Started his coaching career at 16 with Richmond Minor Football. Went on to teach and coach with the Richmond School District for 37 years.

Did You Know The Richmond Colts are 1 of only 3 teams in High School football history to win 3 consecutive championships.

Barriers Overcome Jeff was the only football coach on staff at Richmond High for the first 22 years of his teaching career.


Recognition Jeff has received the 30 year recognition plaque from the Richmond School District. He is a lifetime honorary member of the BC High School Football Association.

All Awards

2003 District Recognition Plaque 25 yrs  
2008 District Recognition Plaque 30 yrs  
2016 BC High School Football Honorary Life Membership  

Championship During his coaching Career Jeff lead the Richmond Colts Football team to 4 provincial championships (1976, 1996, 97, 98). Jeff also coached the 1986 Richmond Raiders Jr. Community Football team to a provincial championship.


1976 Provincial/ Western Canadian Champs Richmond Colt All-Stars- manager baseball  
1976,1996-1998 AAA High School Varsity Champs Asst. coach in 76/ head coach Richmond High 96-98 football  
1986 BCJFL Provincial Champs Co-Head Coach , Richmond Raiders football  


Career Stats

YearTeam / OrganizationHighlight
1971-2008 Coached a variety of teams in a variety of sports ranging from Peewee football – University football. Also helped build and coach a successful rep girls fast pitch program.  

Contribution to Richmond Sport Over 40 years of coaching a variety of sports at many levels including football, baseball, track & field volleyball and girls fast pitch. As a PE teacher for over three decades Jeff has instructed countless Richmond High students.

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