Posted: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 12:30
The UK Coaching Awards is a unique opportunity for UK Coaching to honour and reward the work of #GreatCoaching at all levels across sport and physical activity in the UK. The 2021 awards will also be a special time to celebrate the life-changing work of coaches during the challenging Covid-19 period, and to support The Great Coaching Comeback and ongoing efforts to empower people to return to sport and physical activity.
There are 11 award categories, eight for coaches and three in support of coaches. The Awards for Coaches are given to individuals who have excelled and shown outstanding commitment in a certain area, or to an individual and/or group over the last 12 months. Collectively, they are:
- Community Coach of the Year - Children & Young People
- Community Coach of the Year - Adults
- Young Coach of the Year
- Changing Lives Award
- Talent Development Coach of the Year
- High Performance Coach of the Year
- Lifetime Achievement Award*
- And the Coaching Chain*
*These award categories are not open for public nominations.
The Awards in Support of Coaches recognise those who recruit, develop, educate, qualify, and/or deploy coaches effectively in the UK. Collectively, they are:
- Coach Developer of the Year
- Transforming Coaching Award
- Coaching for an Active Life Award
If there is a coach that you feel deserves recognition for all of the hard work and effort they have gone to this year despite everything, then make sure to make a nomination as soon as possible!
Public nominations for the awards will close at 10:00am on the 13 September.
Follow the link for further information and to check eligibility guidance and judging information to ensure your application meets the criteria.
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(Source & Image: UK Coaching)