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Nominations Open For Coaching Excellence Awards

Thursday, June, 4, 2015

The 2015 Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards are being held this September 19th in Toronto and nominations are now open! Coaches will be honoured for their contributions to School Sport : 

The selection of recipients (1 Male and 1 Female teacher-coach) is based on their unique contribution to sport through continuous development of new coaches. The nominated coach must have influenced the development of new coaches and have shown evidence of program building as well as encouraging athletes to give back to sport. Furthermore the nominated coaches’ coaching style has proven to be ethical, demonstrated sportsmanship and contributed to the “education through school sport philosophy”.

This award is open to active teacher-coaches with a minimum of five (5) years coaching experience. Nominated coaches must have coached two (2) or more sports in a school year over the period of five (5) years.  Please see the attached form for award and nomination details.  Nominations will only be accepted from association representatives in the identified regions and are due to the OFSAA Office by June 8, 2015.

download OFSAA Coaching Excellence Award 2015 nomination form here 

Male nominations to be received from:

Region 1 (North): NEOAA, NOSSA, NWOSSAA

Region 2 (Central): GBSSA, LOSSA, YRAA

Region 3 (East): COSSA, EOSSAA, NCSSAA

Female nominations to be received from:

Region 4 (West): CWOSSA, SWOSSAA, WOSSAA

Region 5 (South): GHAC, ROPSSAA, SOSSA

Region 6 (Metro): CISAA, TDCAA, TDSSAA

Deadline for nominations is May 25, 2015. Please click here for the nomination form, and send by email to Shamus Bourdon at shamus@ofsaa.on.ca or by fax to (416) 426-7317.  Email or call Shamus at (416) 426-7440 for more information.

Leslie Lawlor (Sydenham High School, Kingston) and Ken VanderZwaag (Woodland Christian High School, Kitchener) won in the School Sport category in 2014.