Coach New Brunswick’s Leave Your Mark Coaching Awards

Coach NB is honoured to present the “Leave Your Mark Coaching Awards”. This prestigious program celebrates and honours the remarkable commitment and tremendous contributions of exemplary individuals. Choose from one of the following seven categories and nominate a deserving coach today! Nominations are due August 13th 2018 at 4pm!

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High Performance Coach of the Year

Acknowledging the tremendous impact the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) has on the NB sport delivery system; this award recognizes and celebrates the dedication of one Coach Developer at the Competition Development Certified level. Without any doubt this individual has played the role of a mentor and is continuously seeking to enhance and develop both on and personal and organizational level.


Good to Great Award

A compassionate person who strives to better their coaching skills through the NCCP pathway not only for themselves but for those lives that they are impacting. This award is for those that are self driven and motivated by their environments to increase their skills so that they can help their athletes.


Aboriginal on the Move Award

This award recognizes one Aboriginal Coach for their commitment and development towards sport/recreation. The nominee is a strong advocate of the holistic lifestyle approach. He/she also promotes and provides accessibility and opportunities within sport/recreation for Aboriginal Athletes all while playing a positive mentorship role.


Coach Next Door Award

This award is presented to the coach who has committed a tremendous amount of time and effort to their sport community through the past year, having created an environment in which they would not have succeeded as well as it did without their help. This coach is a volunteer and is passionate about helping athletes and has had tremendous success of practices, games, events but not necessarily being successful. They have lead their athletes through many sport and life challenges and has created a positive and safe environment where their athletes feel comfortable and a sense of belonging.


Innovative Coach of the Year

Coaches recognized in this category are inspirational role models in the community and or school setting.The coach whose outstanding efforts and commitment has left a significant impact. They are an innovative out-of-the-box thinker who inspires others to follow and has made a difference in their sport or for their athletes. A coach in this category would measure their daily success in the number of athletes they have empowered. Whether coaches a community rep team or top performing provincial athletes, the coach who pushes the envelope, invents new approaches to old challenges and breaks through barriers should be nominated for this award.


Lifetime Coaching Award

The Lifetime Coaching Award will be presented to an active Coach who has made significant contributions to his or her sport over a very long sustained period of time; 25+ years. This coach dreams big, looks for possibilities, and focuses on creating a lasting legacy beyond themselves.

The Lifetime Coaching Award is presented in 5 year increments starting at 25 years of coaching contribution to their respective sport communities. It’s to help acknowledge their ongoing dedication to the development of athletes, sport, community and themselves.


Everyone Matters Award

This award is presented to a Special Olympic, disability, and/or visible minority Coach whose  dedication and leadership has helped build outstanding community leaders, influence the culture of their team, organization, and/or community by embracing diversity and differences. Examples in this category include success in reaching out and actively welcoming different genders, different age groups, newcomers to a sport program or a coach who successfully integrates athletes with a disability into the program.