BC School Sports Provincial Coach of the Year Award
To honour one male and one female colleague who have made an outstanding contribution over an extended period of time to coaching athletic programs in the secondary schools of British Columbia.
The award consists of a shared perpetual plaque with the honorees’ names and schools engraved, and which is displayed in the BC SCHOOL SPORTS office. In addition, both coaches will each receive a replica sized plaque together with a $500.00 bursary to enhance their coaching certification.
- Must have been actively involved in coaching high school athletics for a minimum of ten years.
- Consistently promotes the philosophy of fair play and sportsmanship.
- Must be, or have been, a teacher or school administrator.
- Must not currently be a member of the BCSS Board of Directors.
Any staff member in a Member School may initiate an nomination on behalf of a school coach.
The person submitting the nomination should complete the nomination form and should also include a covering letter of support on school letterhead signed by a school administrator, as well as support materials and testimonials as to why the individual should be considered and selected.
Male Coach of the Year
Stephen Burns & Ron VanDriel
Female Coach of the Year
|2019||Chris Frehlick||Michelle Kelly|
|2018||Mike Toakley||Jill Polukoshko|
|2017||Chris Turpin||Michelle Nederlof|
|2015||John Garvey||Nancy Champagne|
|2013||Rob Solmes||Debbi McKinnon|
|2012||Bob Saunders||Sandy Drever|
|2011||George Oswald||Anne Bracey|
|2010||Vern Fedorak||Vicky Sahota|
|2009||Carlo Muro||Sharon Snow|
|2008||Joe Moreira||Marion McNeill|
|2007||Mike Keenlyside||Nicky Carroll|
|2006||Bob Shannon||Linda Johnstone|