CLICK TO FILL OUT ONLINE

COACHING AND VOLUNTEERING 2020/2021 CRITERIA

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 who 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.

 

 

Young Coach of the Year

This award is made to a coach aged 25 years or younger in recognition of their

achievements in 2020/2021. This award looks for the 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 and 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

 

Adult Volunteer of the Year

This award will be made to a volunteer aged 26 years and older as at 31 December 2021 who has made an outstanding contribution to their school or club, in recognition of their commitment in 2020/2021.

 

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 as at 31 December 2021

or more who has made an outstanding contribution to their school or club, in

recognition of their commitment in 2020/2021.

 

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.

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD