NOMINATION FORM

 

The Coaching and Volunteering Awards 2018 provide the opportunity to thank coaches for their dedication and recognise their achievements.

 

All nominations must clearly demonstrate why the contribution of the nominee should be recognised. You should take into account the given criteria below and provide clear evidence as to how the nominee has been:

  • Creative in developing their skills

  • Ensuring a high quality experience for their athletes, teams, schools and/or club and community

  • Developing long-term opportunities for their athletes, teams, schools and/or club and community

 

All nominations should be submitted by 28th January 2019 This form should be completed online or downloaded, completed and posted to Chris Jewell, Inverclyde Sports Personality Awards, 43A Esplanade, Greenock PA16 7RY.

 

Remember to attach two action pics of the nominee with your completed nomination form.

Coaching Awards

While there is one Coaching Award to be made, entries can be submitted for …

  • Young person’s coach of the year

This award will be made to a coach who has made an outstanding contribution to the introduction and early development of sport for young people under the age of 18.

Evidence:

  • Has delivered quality coaching in a safe environment

  • Has contributed to the development of the basic skills of a young athlete or a young team

  • Has created a safe, fun and nurturing environment for development

  • Has demonstrated innovative practice in their coaching.

 

  • Community coach of the year

This award will be made to a coach who has supported the development of athletes or teams, who are in the main over the age of 18, and has significantly increased the sporting opportunities available and participation levels within, their community.

Evidence:

  • Has delivered regular quality coaching sessions to a group or to individual athletes.

  • Created a safe and enjoyable environment for participation.

  • Has demonstrated innovative practice in their coaching.

 

  • Development coach of the year

This award will be made to a coach who, by using a player-centred approach, has ensured that athletes or teams with emerging talent have made an impact at district, regional or national level.

Evidence

  • Has adopted a player-centred approach to coaching

  • Has been responsible for identifying and nurturing talent in line with the sport’s long term player development model

  • Has coached athletes or teams who have made an impact at district, regional or national level which may include a significant improvement in performance, although not necessarily the winning of titles.

 

  • Performance coach of the year

This award will be made to a coach working with athletes and teams at the highest level in their sport. The award looks for evidence of player-centred development leading to successful performance at the highest level of Scottish, UK or international sport.

Evidence

  • Has adopted a player-centred approach to coaching

  • Has made a difference to the performance of an athlete or team based on resources available to them

  • Has coached athletes or teams who have delivered a successful performance at the highest level of Scottish, UK or international sport.

 

  • Young coach of the year

This award will be made to a coach aged 25 years or younger in recognition of their achievements to date. This award looks for young coaches who have invested in their development as a coach and have made a significant impact on the people they coach.

Evidence

  • Has helped their athletes or teams reach their potential by dedicated support

  • Has invested time and energy in their development as a coach, undertaking continuous professional development opportunities.

  • Has demonstrated innovative practice in their coaching.

 

  • Disability coach of the year

This award will be made to a coach working with people with a disability. The award looks for evidence of player-centred development leading to successful performance of athletes or teams with a disability.

Evidence

  • Has adopted a player-centred approach to coaching

  • Has coached athletes or teams who have made an impact at district, regional or national level which may include a significant improvement in performance, although not necessarily the winning of titles.

 

Volunteering Awards

 

  • Volunteer of the year

This award will be made to a volunteer aged 26 years or more who has made an outstanding contribution to their school or club, in recognition of their commitment this year.

Evidence:

  • Has worked in any aspect of their school/club – without them, the school/club would not be the same.

  • Has given up a substantial amount of time to volunteer in sport.

  • Has been an inspiration and positive role model for participants and peers.

 

  • Young volunteer of the year

This award will be made to a volunteer aged 25 years or under who has made an outstanding contribution to their school or club, in recognition of their commitment this year.

Evidence:

  • Has worked in any aspect of their school/club – without them, the school/club would not be the same.

  • Has given up a substantial amount of time to volunteer in sport.

  • Has been an inspiration and positive role model for participants and peers.

Please complete and submit this form online with two pictures of the nominee or download the form, complete it by hand and send it with the pictures to Chris Jewell, Inverclyde Sports Personality Awards, 43A Esplanade, Greenock PA16 7RY by 28th January 2019

 

COACHING & VOLUNTEERING