Canoe Kayak Canada 2017 Awards Presentations
OTTAWA (November 22, 2017) – This past weekend, Canoe Kayak Canada honoured a number of coaches from different disciplines during the 2017 Annual Summit in Ottawa, ON. We are proud to name the coaches who won the performance, development, dedication, leadership and recognition awards of the 2017 edition.
CKC Development Award
The CKC Development Award is presented annually to a coach that has demonstrated their abilities at developing a club or the sport through creating a new program such as aboriginal paddling or PaddleALL, successfully increasing club memberships in a new or specific program, shown improvements in performance at a provincial or national level or demonstrates concerns for the all –round development of the athlete.
|Scott Brunskill||Regina Marathon Canoe Club|
Coach Developer Award
The Coach Developer Award is presented to a coach who goes above and beyond their regular coaching duties, for the development and advancement of Canoe Kayak, while demonstrating a positive image of coaching, is a member of national or provincial committee, is involved in coach education training and outreach programs for other clubs.
|Mathieu Pelletier||Club de canoë-kayak de Trois-Rivières|
Fair Play Award
The Fair Play Award is presented to recognize an act of fair play by an athlete or team during the year, up to and including the Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships.
Petro Canada Sport Leadership Awards
These awards are to recognize coaches whose athletes have excelled at world championships, Olympic and Paralympic Games. These recipients are some of Canada’s most outstanding national team coaches who have dedicated their time and efforts to ensuring that athletes reach their potential on an international stage.
|Mathieu Pelletier||Québec||Laurence Vincent-Lapointe|
|Jan Kruk||Nova Scotia||Katie Vincent|
Coach Recognition Awards
These awards are presented to coaches who have coached an athlete or crew to a gold medal at the Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships or coached an athlete who has been nominated to a national team (Senior World Championships, Junior World Championships, Carded Athlete, or National Development Team)
|Sebastien Bettez||Trois Rivières||Sprint|
|Eric Ellery||Balmy Beach||Sprint|
|Tamas Buday Jr||Pointe Claire||Sprint|
|Tamas Buday Sr||Mississauga||Sprint|
|Mary Ellery||Balmy Beach||Sprint|
|Luc Grenier||Lac Beauport||Sprint|
|Joel Hazzan||Ottawa River||Sprint|
|Peter Martinek||Balmy Beach||Sprint|
|Kevin McIntyre||Balmy Beach||Sprint|
|Éric Mihalovic||Pointe Claire||Sprint|
|Helen Savin||Richmond Hill||Sprint|
|Pat Lester||Carleton Place||Sprint|
|Greg Redman||British Columbia||Ocean Race|
|Gergely Lanci||Sudbury Canoe Club||Canoe Polo|
|Jason Allen||Edmonton Whitewater Paddlers||Cano Polo|
|Brad Cameron||National Women’s Polo Team||Canoe Polo|
|Stephen Gale||National Women’s Polo Team||Canoe Polo|
|Florence Maheu||Kayak Valleyfield||Slalom|
|Marc-Antoine Dubois||Kayak Valleyfield||Slalom|
|Brendan Curson||CanoeKayak Saskatchewan||Slalom|
|Mike Holroyd||Alberta Slalom CanoeKayak||Slalom|
|Louis-Philippe Legare||Valleyfield Centre d’Excellence||Slalom|
|Anthony Colin||Whitewater Ontario||Slalom|
|Dave Lewis||Nova Scotia||Marathon|
|Chris Nicholson||British Columbia||Marathon|