High­land coach­ing awards

The Oban Times - - Districts -

NOM­I­NA­TIONS for the 2017 High­land coach­ing, of­fi­ci­at­ing and vol­un­teer­ing awards are open.

Last year was the most suc­cess­ful since the in­cep­tion of the awards in 2010 with 65 nom­i­na­tions. This was the most High­land had ever re­ceived and the most across Scot­land.

In 2016 High Life High­land (HLH) cel­e­brated women, young coaches and vol­un­teers as well as Scot­land’s Young Am­bas­sadors and the Young Peo­ples Sports Panel, who made im­por­tant de­ci­sions as part of the judg­ing panel.

Coaches, of­fi­cials or vol­un­teers who have shown ded­i­ca­tion and com­mit­ment to the sport, gone that ex­tra mile and brought fun and ex­cite­ment to clubs or ses­sions can be nom­i­nated in the fol­low­ing cat­e­gories:

Young Per­son’s Coach of the Year; Com­mu­nity Coach of the Year; Per­for­mance De­vel­op­ment Coach of the Year; High Per­for­mance Coach of the Year; Young Coach of the Year; Dis­abil­ity Coach of the Year; Life­time Coach­ing Achieve­ment Award; Coach De­vel­oper of the Year; Coach­ing Chain Award; Tech­ni­cal Of­fi­cial of the Year; Life­time Vol­un­teer Achieve­ment Award (non- coach­ing); Vol­un­teer of the Year and Young Vol­un­teer of the Year. Win­ners will re­ceive a grant for their club, a tro­phy, a cer­tifi­cate and an in­vi­ta­tion to the High­land Awards evening. If they go on to win the na­tional awards, they will re­ceive £ 300, a tro­phy, a cer­tifi­cate and will be in­vited to an­other cer­e­mony in Novem­ber.

The clos­ing date for nom­i­na­tions is Friday Septem­ber 15 at mid­night.

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