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Nominees Announced for Coaching Manitoba Impact Awards

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

“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.

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