2019 Coach Excellence Award Recipients

Nov
28
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Posted By: Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (November 28, 2019) — Canoe Kayak Canada honoured numerous coaches and their coaching achievements during the CKC Annual Summit this past weekend in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Coach Recognition and Coach Development Awards were presented to coaches demonstrating excellence in leadership, initiative, and competitive success this year. Below is a full list of this year’s award recipients.

CKC Development Award

The Coach Development Award is presented to a coach who has demonstrated excellence in developing a club or the sport through the implementation of new programs such as aboriginal paddling or PaddleALL, the improvement of Provincial and National level performance, and the concern for all-round athlete improvement and health. Nominations are submitted in this category following specific criteria, with a final recipient selected by Canoe Kayak Canada. This year, two coaches received this prestigious award.

WINNER ORGANIZATION
Adam Mayo Cascades Club
Ryan Blair Canoe Kayak Ontario
NOMINEE ORGANIZATION
Adam Mayo Cascades Club
Chris Chaisson Mic Mac Amateur Aquatic Club
Christian Hall Pisiquid Canoe Club
KC Fraser South Niagara Canoe Club
Peter Martinek Balmy Beach Canoe Club
Robert Baer Senobe Aquatic Club
Ryan Blair Canoe Kayak Ontario

 

CKC Recognition Awards

This award is presented annually to coaches who have coached an athlete or crew to either the nomination to a CKC National Team (Senior World Championships, Junior World Championships, Carded Athlete, or National Development Team) or a gold medal at the Canadian Canoe Kayak Championships.

DISCIPLINE WINNER ORGANIZATION
Sprint Adam Mayo Cascades Club
Sprint Adam Oldershaw Burloak Canoe Club
Sprint Aiden Steed Rideau Canoe Club
Slalom Alison Borrows Alberta Slalom Canoe Kayak
Sprint Andres Carranco Rideau Canoe Club
Slalom Andy Parry Muskoka Kayak School
Sprint Angus Mortimer Mississauga Canoe Club
Sprint Anna Hetzler Cheema Aquatic Club
Slalom Ben Risk Ottawa River Runners
Slalom Brendan Curson Chilliwack Centre of Excellence
Sprint Brian Hammer Alouette Paddling Club
Sprint Cheyenne Farquharson Rideau Canoe Club
Sprint Chris Chaisson Mic Mac Amateur Aquatic Club
Sprint Chris MacPherson Sack-a-Wa Canoe Club
Sprint Conrad Hutter Rideau Canoe Club
Sprint Diane Tam False Creek Racing Canoe Club
Sprint Doug Tutty Mississauga Canoe Club
Sprint Edgar Garza Calgary Canoe Club
Sprint Émilie Veronneau Club de Canoe Pointe-Claire
Sprint Jacob McKenna Senobe Aquatic Club
Sprint Jillian Perrone Rideau Canoe Club
Sprint Jonathan Pike Maskwa Aquatic Club
Sprint Jordie Smallwood Toba Canoe Club
Sprint KC Fraser South Niagara Canoe Club
Sprint Kyle Jeffery Mississauga Canoe Club
Sprint Luc Grenier Club de Canoe-Kayak Lac Beauport
Sprint Mark James Senobe Aquatic Club
Sprint Mathieu Pelletier Club de Canoe-Kayak Trois Rivieres
Sprint Maxim Poulin Club de Canoe-Kayak Lac Beauport
Sprint Michael Thomas Club de Canoe Pointe Claire
Sprint Mihail Oghina Rideau Canoe Club
Slalom Mike Holroyd Alberta Slalom Canoe Kayak
Sprint Mike Kerrivan Cheema Aquatic Club
Sprint Nicole Haywood Rideau Canoe Club
Sprint Nigel Rockett Balmy Beach Canoe Club
Sprint Pat Lester Carleton Place Canoe Club
Sprint Peter Majewski Burnaby Canoe & Kayak Club
Sprint Peter Martinek Balmy Beach Canoe Club
Sprint Rebecca Fanok Pickering Rouge Canoe Club
Sprint Reid Farquharson Rideau Canoe Club
Sprint Rob Baert SenobeAquatic Club
Sprint Rob Stott Richmond Hill Canoe Club
Sprint Scott Oldershaw Burloak Canoe Club
Freestyle Simon Coward Alberta Whitewater Association
Sprint Tessa Nagai Ridge Canoe and Kayak Club
Sprint Toshko Kalpakov Banook Canoe Club

 

Congratulations to all our recipients of the 2019 CKC Coach Recognition and Coach Development awards.

 

About Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is the national governing body for competitive paddling in Canada, one of Canada’s top performing summer sports with a total of 24 Olympic medals, and a leader in the Paralympic movement. Canoe Kayak Canada is a member-based organization that includes an intricate network of clubs as well as provincial, territorial and divisional paddling associations. Elite National Team athletes proudly represent Canada at various competitions around the globe – most notably the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, Pan American Games, ICF World Cups as well as Junior,

Under 23 and Senior World Championships. Follow Canoe Kayak Canada on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

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Colleen Coderre – Communications Lead

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