Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards

Do you know a coach who…

  • Is committed to building an inclusive sport environment?
  • Has taken an athlete or team to an important championship?
  • Is dedicated to the safety and well-being of all participants?
  • Is simply the BEST ever?

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2022 Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards!

Annually awarded to exemplary coaches across Ontario to celebrate coaches for the integral role they play with their team(s), sport and community, selected coaches are recognized during National Coaches Week September 17-25, 2022.

Nominate a coach today!

Winning coaches will also be awarded a $500 prize reimbursement to be used on purchases for their team, club or organization, from local Ontario and Canadian businesses, proudly provided by Hydro One Inc.

Hydro One is committed to giving back to the communities where they live, work and play. Their community investment program builds safe communities across Ontario by focusing on safe play and safety training. As part of their program, Hydro One wants every child in Ontario to know how to play safely and that coaches play a big part in this work. Learn more about how Hydro One is energizing communities across Ontario at www.hydroone.com/about/sustainability/communities.

Nominations close July 6th @ 11:59pm

2022 Nomination Form

View past winners of the Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards

2022 Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards Nomination Form

Nominee & Nominator Information (click to open)

Please ensure the nominated coach has been consulted and agrees to allow their name to stand for nomination.

Contribution to Sport (click to open)

Please complete the following questions to describe why this nominee is an award winning coach.

References (click to open)

Please provide at least 2 reference contacts below CAO can contact to confirm coach nominee’s nomination.

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View past winners of the Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards

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