Canadian coaches earn national acclaim
Longtime moguls coach Rob Kober was named the winner of the Jack Donohue coach of the year award Friday by the Coaching Association of Canada. Kober, from Penticton, B.C., served as head coach of Freestyle Canada’s men’s moguls team from 200218. He helped Mikael Kingsbury win a gold medal earlier this year at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Also Friday, figure skating coach Manon Perron of Boucherville, Que., was named the winner of the Geoff Gowan Award for lifetime contributions to coaching development. Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Centre of Ontario teacher Greg Henhawk, from Six Nations of the Grand River, Ont., was the winner of an NCCP Coach Developer Award for inspiring and developing coaches in the community.