Celebrating Manitoba’s Best Coaches!
Sport Manitoba – Coaching Manitoba IMPACT Award Winners
Winnipeg, Manitoba – In a morning filled with stories of leadership, dedication, and outstanding service, the 2016 Coaching Manitoba IMPACT Awards honoured the contributions and achievements of some of the very best in the Manitoba coaching community.
This annual event celebrates Manitoba’s best coaches and acknowledges the outstanding contributions they have made to their athletes and sport over a number of years.
“Coaches are critical to our amateur sport system,” said Laurel Read, Interim CEO, Sport Manitoba. “They build our communities and our youth making it extremely important for us to honour and recognize their significant contributions and achievements.”
“We are honoured to congratulate the winners of the Coaching Manitoba IMPACT Awards,” said John Stinson, CEO Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries. “Each of you has made a meaningful contribution to the positive development of your athletes, their sport and communities. Thank you for the passion and commitment you have shown delivering coaching excellence in Manitoba.”
This year’s award winners are:
Vince Leah Memorial Award (Fundamentals Category)
Ryan Fines, Baseball – Stonewall
Dr. Jack Hunt Memorial Award (Learn to Train/Train to Train Category)
Brent Lohmer, Multi-Sport/Special Olympics Powerlifting – Winnipeg
Peter Williamson Memorial Award (Train to Compete/Train to Win Category)
Tom Clasper, Curling – Winnipeg
Peter Dick Award (School System Category)
Jason Darragh & Heather Tataryn, Basketball – Teulon
Global News Active for Life Coach
James Daly, Winnipeg – Athletics
Investors Group Coach Developer Award
Dennis Hrycaiko – Winnipeg
The Manitoba Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Council recognized the winners of the 2015 Manitoba Aboriginal Coaching Awards. Congratulations to Kevin Monkman (Hockey) and Nicola Little (Softball)…read more.
Sport Manitoba also honoured coaches from across Manitoba who have coached at International Events in the previous year as well as individuals who have been coaching a minimum of 25 years in the province…full list.
The IMPACT Female and Male Coach of the Year award presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries will be announced tonight at the 2016 Night of Champions presented by Manitoba Chicken and hosted by Sport Manitoba. http://www.sportmanitoba.ca/sport-manitobas-night-champions-presented-manitoba-chicken
Sport Manitoba is a not for profit organization and the lead planning, programming and funding agency for the development of amateur sport in Manitoba. Located in the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre, Sport Manitoba partners with over 100 organizations to deliver sport in our province and is responsible for programs including the Power Smart Manitoba Games, Coaching Manitoba, Team Manitoba, Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, Fit Kids Healthy Kids, and KidSport. Services provided include the Sport Medicine Centre, Sport Performance Centre, and the Paul Robson Resource Centre for Leadership and Coaching.
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