Admissions Team - Purcell Collegiate School
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PURCELL COLLEGIATE SCHOOL

ADMISSIONS TEAM

Meet the team! We’re pleased to introduce you to the exceptional individuals who engage with students, parents, and agents on behalf of PCS. These are the people who will help you determine if our diverse and engaging school community, with its focus on Truth and Reconciliation, sustainability, inclusivity, and accessibility, is the right school for you.

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TREVOR WILSON

ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR

Born and raised in Canada, Trevor is now based in Nagoya, Japan, and has 20 years’ experience working in international education. Trevor helped create a very successful study abroad program at a Japanese high school and first began sending students to the Kootenays in British Columbia 15 years ago. As the program’s co-coordinator, he enabled hundreds of students to successfully study in Canada and then to on to some of the best universities in Japan.

Trevor has also successfully led two Japanese high schools through the two-year International Baccalaureate application and approval process, acting as an International Baccalaureate program coordinator.

As former exchange student himself, Trevor understands how studying abroad can change the trajectory of young people lives. He is extraordinarily pleased to work with Purcell Collegiate School, and looks forward to working with international students from all over the world.

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ROBERT BLACKSTOCK

INDIGENOUS ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Rob is a hereditary chief of Gitxsan heritage who holds the name, “Simogyet Alluxw”. He belongs to the Fireweed Clan and he is from the Wilps (house) Geel. Rob’s career background includes negotiations with companies accessing First Nation’s territory. He believes that business opportunities should be mutually beneficial; having long term and sustainable positive impacts for First Nations.

PCS is honoured to be working with Rob to make our school “international” at another level in support of Indigenous students from First Nations across Turtle Island coming together in Ktunaxa ɁamakɁis to share their languages, cultures, and histories with one another and students from around the world.

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Mallin Jiang

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Mallin is passionate about dynamic entrepreneurial opportunities in the fields of education, trade, and international relations. She has a Master’s of Global Management from Royal Roads University, specializing in Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment.

Professionally Mallin has been engaged in international education and partnerships for over 17 years with Royal Roads University, and more recently she has developed trans-pacific trade and investment opportunities and is a key member of the executive team for Toolitech, a new blockchain startup.

In addition to her multifaceted career, Mallin enjoys being active in and supporting her communities, which includes volunteering on a board of directors for the Canadian International Council.

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Harry Rosenholtz

HOCKEY ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Harry Rosenholtz was the Associate Head Coach and recruiting coordinator for Women’s Ice Hockey at Yale University and Quinnipiac University for 12 years. In addition to recruiting Olympic players and national U-22 players, he coached many All-ECAC and All-Ivy League performers.

He has recruited or coached more Hockey Humanitarian finalists (including two winners) than any coach in history. He worked with USA Hockey for many years as a goaltending specialist and continues to consult for junior programs on overall skill development, team building and game strategy.

Coach Rosenholtz has given hundreds of presentations throughout North America and Europe about the recruiting process, providing information and insight into what student-athletes must do to be successful on and off the ice.

He understands the entire process from a coach’s perspective and knows what is important for them to have a successful hockey academy experience.

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