• September 21, 2019

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards:

Grassroots Coach

Hollie Babut

Soccer ● Richmond Hill, ON

“She is a very positive and happy person who loves soccer and passes that passion on to her players.”  – Co-worker

Grassroots Coach

Jon Roy

Baseball ● Uxbridge, ON

“You immediately realize that this a person with a special gift for coaching others.” – Parent

School Sport Coach

Ron Andrews

School Sports ● Barrie, ON

“The education of the whole student has been paramount to the leadership he provides.”  – Parent

School Sport Coach

Annette Wrigley

School Sports ● Huron-Perth, ON

“The championships she has won pale in comparison to what she has done for students, coaches and sport.” – Parent

Good to Great Coach

Cheyanna Farquharson

Sprint Canoe-Kayak ● Ottawa, ON

“She instills a sense of passion and fun that stays with the athletes long beyond the sport.” – Co-worker

Good to Great Coach

Warren Williams

Basketball ● Burlington, ON

“A good coach prepares you for life outside of sport and Warren has helped me do just that.” – Athlete

Everyone Matters Coach

Trevelle Edwards

Gymnastics ● Kitchener, ON

“Trevelle treats my daughter like she isn’t just included, but like she belongs in the class.” – Parent

Everyone Matters Coach

Christa Eniojukan

Basketball ● Toronto, ON

“She is always more than willing to do anything and everything in her power to help anyone.”   – Athlete

Andy Higgins Lifetime Achievement

Mark Sutton

Volleyball ● Scarborough, ON

“I wholeheartedly believe that none of my achievements would have happened if not for Mark.”  – Athlete

2019 Event Photos

The CAO congratulates all of the award winners and coaches across Ontario for their commitment and dedication to ensuring Canadians live an active and healthy lifestyle. For more information on the Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards and nominating a coach in the future, visit https://www.coachesontario.ca/events/awards/.