Coach Bowls Announces Coaching Awards for 2021

16th July, 2021 by Katy Shilladay

Coach Bowls is delighted to announce the return of the Coaching Awards after a short break through the pandemic. After such a difficult year, this is the best time to say thank you to our coaches!

Coaches must be a current member of Coach Bowls to be nominated. We welcome nominations from clubs, other coaches, bowlers and counties. Awards will be presented in the following categories:

Coach of the Year

This will be based on nominations from any coach, club, county or individual bowler in England. Coaches nominated must be a Coach Bowls member, be actively coaching (at least once per month) within their club or county and have their nomination accompanied by a maximum of 3 paragraphs on why they have been nominated. The nominations will be shortlisted by a panel and the final 3 coaches will go forward to a public vote.

Young Coach of the Year

This coach must be aged between 16 and 25 (as of 1st January 2021). It will be based on nominations from any coach, club, county or individual bowler in England. Coaches nominated must be a Coach Bowls member, be actively coaching (at least once per month) within their club or county and have their nomination accompanied by a maximum of 3 paragraphs on why they have been nominated. The nominations will be shortlisted by a panel and the final 3 coaches will go forward to a public vote.

Grass-roots Coach of the Year

This award will be based on nominations from any coach, club, county or individual bowler in England. Coaches nominated must be a Coach Bowls member, be actively coaching new and beginner bowlers (at least once per month) within their club and have their nomination accompanied by a maximum of 3 paragraphs on why they have been nominated. The nominations will be shortlisted by a panel and the final 3 coaches will go forward to a public vote.

Inclusive Coach of the Year

This will be based on nominations from any coach, club, county or individual bowler in England. Coaches nominated must be a Coach Bowls member, be actively coaching inclusive groups and / or members (at least once per month) within their club or county and have their nomination accompanied by a maximum of 3 paragraphs on why they have been nominated. The nominations will be shortlisted by a panel (which will include Disability Bowls England) and the final 3 coaches will go forward to a public vote.

New Coach of the Year

This will be based on nominations from any coach, club, county or individual bowler in England. Coaches nominated must be a Coach Bowls member who qualified after 31st December 2019, be actively coaching (at least once per month) within their club or county and have their nomination accompanied by a maximum of 3 paragraphs on why they have been nominated. The nominations will be shortlisted by a panel and the final 3 coaches will go forward to a public vote.

Find the nomination form here: Coaching Awards Nomination Form 2021 or contact Adam Durnin in the Coach Bowls Office (07458 301497) adam@coachbowls.org.

All nomination forms must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 21st July 2021 and online voting will commence 26th July 2021.

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