Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards

Celebrating Ontario’s Coaches!

Ontario’s highest coaching honour across all sports and levels, celebrates the integral role coaches play with their team(s), sport and community.

15 selected coaches will win a VIP Toronto Blue Jays experience and celebration at the Rogers Centre in September, as we kick-off National Coaches Week 2024! #ThanksCoach

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

2024 nominations are NOW OPEN!

Use the form below to submit. Nominations close June 10, 2024.
For any questions contact CAO at events@coachesontario.ca.

2024 Ontario Coaching 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)

You should aim to write a minimum of 1-2 paragraphs describing why this coach is amazing!

References (click to open)

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

Uploads (click to open)


CAO & Hydro One – Our Partnership

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. 
That is why we have continued to partner together to celebrate and recognize the important role coaches play in building a culture of safety for their participants across Ontario.

Learn more by clicking here.

View past winners of the Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards

Celebrating coaches September 16th – 24th #ThanksCoach

Please contact us – the CAO Team is here to help!

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