2023 CAC Awards Program
The nomination period for the 2023 CAC Awards Program is now open! As the steward of this national awards program, we continuously strive to ensure that exceptional contributors to the sport system in Canada have an opportunity to be recognized and celebrated.
The recipients of these awards exemplify excellence in sport, not only for accomplishments in sport performance, but also for outstanding contributions to the development of coaching and the growth of the sport community in Canada.
Descriptions of each award and a link to the webpage with the nomination details are included below.
Nominations for the following awards will be accepted until Monday, July 3:
· The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes and celebrates a lifelong commitment to coaching and coach development.
· The Community and National NCCP Coach Developer Awards recognize outstanding individuals who have gone above and beyond to develop certified and trained NCCP coaches in their communities.
· The Impact Award recognizes an individual or organization for their creation of an innovative event or program that has benefited the sport and coaching community.
· The National Indigenous Coaching Awards recognize coaches who demonstrate a commitment
to a holistic lifestyle that embraces physical, mental, cultural, and spiritual capacities. The CAC is honoured to continue to support the Aboriginal Sport Circle in their presentation of these awards.
Nominations for the following awards will be accepted until Thursday, August 31:
· The Coach of the Year Award recognizes the outstanding achievements of a coach in Canada, both for the sport performances of their athlete(s) or team in the previous competitive season and for exhibiting excellence in sport values.
· The Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Awards recognize coaches whose athlete or team has achieved a medal-winning performance at a World Championship, Olympic or Paralympic Games, or at the Special Olympics World Games.
For more information about the CAC Awards Program, visit coach.ca/coaching-awards.