Aboriginal Coaching Awards
Coaching excellence by Aboriginal coaches in Manitoba is recognized through the Aboriginal Coaching Awards. Presented by the Manitoba Aboriginal Sport & Recreation Council Inc, successful candidates are chosen for their commitment, personal achievements, positive image, concern for holistic development, and team performance improvements within the previous calendar year. Recipients are advanced to the National Aboriginal Coaching Awards. For more information, visit www.masrc.com or call (204) 925-5622.
The Jim Bulloch Award annually recognizes a basketball coach(es) with financial support to allow them to upgrade his or her knowledge and expertise in basketball, which will directly impact player and program development (i.e. sponsorship to a major coaching clinic outside of Manitoba). More information can be found on the Basketball Manitoba website.
Coaches of Canada
The Jack Donohue "Coach of the Year" Award is presented annually in recognition of a coach's dedication to the profession of coaching and the outstanding performance of their athletes during the past competitive season. More information can be found at the Coaches of Canada website.
Coaching Association of Canada
The Geoff Gowan award recognizes lifetime contributions to coaching Development. The Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Award recognizes coaches whose athletes have won medals in open World championships, at the Olympic Games, at the Special Olympics World Games or at a Paralympic Games. Complete information on both these awards can be found at the Coaching Association of Canada website.
Cross Country Ski Association of Manitoba
Every year, the CCSAM recognizes a Coach with outstanding leadership skills, demonstrated commitment to safe and ethical coaching practices, and a positive balanced approach to coaching. Criteria and application forms are available on the CCSAM website.
Manitoba High School Athletics Association
Each year, the MHSAA selects its High School Coaches of the Year and a $1,000 prize is awarded to a female and a male coach courtesy of the Grey Cup Legacy Fund. More information can be found at the MHSAA website. Information on the Grey Cup Legacy Fund can be found here.
Each quarter, Synchro Swim will be recognizing a coach. Nominations are due on the 4th Friday of November, February, May, and August. For more information see the Synchro website.
Manitoba Tenpin Bowling Coaches Association
In conjunction with the Manitoba Tenpin Federation, the MTBCA annually offers a Coach of the Year program. One individual that has been identified as making a significant contribution to the sport of Tenpin Bowling in the province of Manitoba is chosen from the MTBCA membership, and is recognized at an Annual Awards event. The recipient is then nominated for further consideration with Coaching Manitoba's Coach of the Year program under the appropriate category. More information can be found on the Manitoba Tenpin Federation website at: www.mbtenpinfed.com
Triathlon Manitoba's Coach of the Year award recognizes individuals who show a dedication and commitment to coaching in Manitoba, which is best displayed through leadership and the development of Manitoba athletes. For more information please visit the Triathlon Manitoba website.
Volleyball Manitoba annually presents the Mary Jean England Award for outstanding coaching and dedication in the sport of volleyball. For more information please visit the Volleyball Manitoba website.
Softball Manitoba annually presents awards to players, coaches, managers, administrators, executive members, umpires, and builders for outstanding performance or contribution to the game of Softball. For information on their coaching awards see the Softball Manitoba website.
Every year, Special Olympics Manitoba recognizes a Grassroots and High Performance Coach of the Year. For information and nomination forms go the Special Olympics website.