Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards

2020 Coaching Excellence Awards

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the newest award just added to the 2020 Ontario Coaching Excellence Award lineup.

The Hydro One Safe Play Award is now accepting nominations until August 10th.

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The Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards are awarded annually to 10 exemplary coaches across Ontario to celebrate and recognize coaches for the integral role they play with their team(s), sport and community. Selected coaches are recognized during National Coaches Week September 19-27, 2020.

Please stay tuned for information regarding the 2020 virtual award celebration in the coming weeks.

Congratulations to this Year’s Winners

Grassroots Coach Award – Female

  • Alyssa Smith – York Artistic Swimming

OFSAA School Sport Coach Award – Female

  • Martha Ashfield – AY Jackson SS

Good-to-Great Coach Award – Female

  • Teresa Mikola – Burlington Trampoline & Tumbling

Susan Kitchen Trailblazer Coach Award

  • Hani Kanama – Kanama High Performance Weightlifting

Andy Higgin Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Jos Nederveen – Mountain Volleyball Club

Grassroots Coach Award – Male

  • Craig Campbell – Waterloo Wolves Hockey

OFSAA School Sport Coach Award – Male

  • Mike Stenning – London South Collegiate Institute

Good-to-Great Coach Award – Male

  • Karl Sutton – International Shotokan Karate

Everyone Matters Coach Award

  • Jaison King – North Toronto Basketball

Hydro One Safe Play Award

View past winners of the Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards

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