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viaSport Coach of the Year Awards open

The annual Coach of the Year Awards recognize outstanding coaches in British Columbia for their dedication and contribution to sport. Founded by the Coaches Association of BC, the Coach of the Year Awards celebrate community leaders who continually inspire athletes to realize and reach their potential. Coaches can be nominated in the following categories: 

  • Community Coach - coaches grassroots and recreational athletes at any age
  • Competition Coach - coaches athletes who are developing competitive skills and preparing for higher competition within regional or provincial programs
  • High Performance Coach - primarily coaches athletes at the international level

Through the generosity of the Bob Bearpark Foundation, each recipient of a Coach of the Year Award will receive a $250 bursary. In addition, recipients will be formally honoured at the 2019 BC Sports Hall of Fame Induction Gala on May 23, 2019.

viaSport invites the sport community to nominate coaches who have demonstrated leadership, effective coaching and personal growth throughout their career.

Learn more about the guidelines and submit a nomination.

Nominations will be accepted until March 31, 2019.