The Coaching Dedication Awards are designed to recognize & honour the outstanding accomplishments and contributions that a male & female coach have made to his/her sport, athletes, and community over a number of years. This award is dedicated to recognizing history and dedication to coaching. The award will be presented to one male and one female coach.
The 2017 Saskatchewan Sport Awards nominations are open until December 4, 2017.
To be eligible to receive a Saskatchewan Coaching Award, the coach must:
- Be coaching amateur athletes in a sport that is recognized as an Active member of Sask Sport Inc.
- Be actively coaching at the time of the nomination.
- Be a member in good standing with the nominating organization.
- Have his/her primary residence in Saskatchewan.
- At minimum, have NCCP Level 1 Certification (or equivalent under the new NCCP). Contact the Coaching Association of Saskatchewan if you are unsure as to whether the coach you are nominating is certified.
- Consent to the nomination.
- The nominated coach, if chosen as a recipient, must consent to a video recording or provide suitable photos/video footage for the awards presentation.
- A Coach can only be nominated in one category per year.
- An Active or Affiliate member can only nominate 1 coach per category.
- If a Coach has received a Volunteer Award in the past (in whole or in part for their coaching contributions) they are not eligible for nomination for the Coach Dedication Awards.
- A Coach is only eligible to win once for the Coaching Dedication Award (no-multiple winners).
- Nominations can only be made by Active and Affiliate members of Sask Sport Inc. (the media and general public are encouraged to bring forth any nominations to an Active or Affiliate member for their consideration).
- All nominations must be submitted by an authorized signing authority of the nominating organization.
- All nominees must validate that the information being submitted is true and accurate.
- All nominations must include the required information requested in the nomination form.
- All nominations must be submitted by utilizing the Sask Sport Inc. Online Nomination Form. Handwritten or other submitted nominations will not be accepted.
- Previous on-line nominations, for up to 3 years, can be up-dated and re-submitted in the categories of: Coach Male & Female Dedication, Official Male & Female and Volunteer awards.
- NO ACRONYMS PLEASE: When completing the online nomination forms please do not use acronyms. Please spell out in full all competitions, events and awards. This will assist our Future Best & Awards Committee on reviewing the nominations.
- The deadline for nominations is midnight on December 4, 2017. The Future Best & Awards Committee has the right to not consider late submissions.
- The final decision regarding coach eligibility will rest with Sask Sport Inc. All decisions shall be final.
- Nominations will be available online to each Active & Affiliate member of Sask Sport Inc.
- Nomination deadline for the Saskatchewan Sport Awards is
midnight on December 4, 2017.
- The Sask Sport Inc. Future Best & Awards Committee will review the nominations and select the award recipients. Award finalists are not selected in this category.
- The Coach Dedication Award recipients will be selected by the Future Best & Awards Committee and notified by Sask Sport Inc.
- The Coach Dedication Award recipients will be announced through a media release to all Saskatchewan media and PSGBs.
This award is designed to recognize & honour the outstanding accomplishments and contributions that a male and a female coach have made to his/her sport, athletes, and community over a number of years. This award is dedicated to recognizing history and dedication to coaching.
The following attributes will be used to determine the selections:
- Contribution to Sport
- Total number of years the coach has been actively coaching.
- Contributions to coaching development or coach education.
- Personal Development
- Certification the coach has attained through the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP).
- Other clinics, seminars or coaching education programs the coach has attended.
- Recognition (i.e. awards) the coach received for his or her contributions to sport.
- Coaching Effectiveness
- Significant coaching accomplishments (i.e. placings, rankings, records) of the coach's teams or athletes during his/her coaching career.
- Demonstration of improvement of his/her athletes or teams.
- Demonstration of concern for the all-round development of the athlete in assisting the individual in balancing sport, social, and educational needs.
- Leadership & Coaching Ethics
(taken from the Coaches of Canada - Code of Ethics)
- Respect for Participants
- Responsible Coaching
- Integrity in Relationships
- Honouring Sport