Nominees Announced for Coaching Manitoba Impact Awards
Sport Manitoba – Celebrating coaching excellence in Manitoba
(Winnipeg, MB March 26, 2018) – Manitoba coaches will be honoured for their achievements in sport, leadership, personal development, and coaching effectiveness at the 2018 Coaching Manitoba Impact Awards presented by Club Regent Event Centre on April 21.
Each year, five outstanding coaches are honoured for their contribution to sport, leadership, personal development and coaching effectiveness in five categories:
- Fundamentals (formerly Grassroots) – coaching at the community level
- Learn to Train/Train to Train (formerly Developmental) – coaching regional to provincial stream athletes
- Train to Compete/Train to Win (formerly High Performance) – coaching provincial, national, and/or international stream athletes
- Active for Life
- School System
The awards reflect the contributions and achievements the coach has made to sport and athletes over their coaching careers. To view the full list of nominees, visit https://www.sportmanitoba.ca/2018-coaching-manitoba-impact-awards-presented-club-regent-event-centre
“Coaches teach, develop, and shape the future of amateur sport and we are honoured to celebrate their tireless and outstanding contributions”, said Jeff Hnatiuk, President and CEO of Sport Manitoba. “Congratulations to all this year’s nominees!”
Sport Manitoba will also honour individuals who have been nominated by their Provincial Sport Organization for their dedication to coaching in the Years of Service category as well as coaches who have participated at an International event in the past year.
The female and male Coach of the Year finalists are selected from the nominees from all five categories. These awards will be announced April 21 at Sport Manitoba’s Night of Champions presented by 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 Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro, Coaching Manitoba, Team Manitoba, Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, Fit Kids Healthy Kids and KidSport. Services provided include the Sport Medicine Clinic, Sport Performance Centre, and Paul Robson Resource Centre for Leadership and Coaching.
For more information, please contact:
Communications Coordinator, Sport Manitoba