2019 USS COACH OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Submit nominations to USS for the following coaches categories no later than October 18th at 12m MST.
All nominations must be submitted to mwohlrab@usspeedskating.org to be evaluated by the Coaching Task Force.
Fill out the appropriate form and include a head shot of the nominee.

NOTE: Nominations are only accepted for achievements from October 2018 - September 2019

Development Coach of the Year 2019 >>

A Developmental Coach of the Year nominee is coach of a youth club, high school or junior-level, or a coach directly responsible for coaching athletes to the junior and/or elite level. This award is based on accomplishments of the coach from October 201 to September 2019. The nominee must currently be coaching or within their first year of retirement.

Volunteer Coach of the Year 2019 >>

A Volunteer Coach of the Year nominee is a coach who does not receive payment in any form for their involvement in coaching at any level.  This award is based on the accomplishments of the coach from October 2018 to September 2019. The nominee must be actively coaching athletes or within their first year of retirement.

Doc Counsilman Science Award of the Year 2019 >>

The “Doc” Counsilman Award is for a coach who utilizes scientific techniques/equipment as an integral part of his/her coaching methods, or has created innovative ways to use sport science.  The “use of science in sport” includes, but is not limited to, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, technology, strength and conditioning, exercise physiology, etc. This award is based on the accomplishments of the coach/scientist from October 2018 to September 2019. The nominee must be actively coaching athletes or within their first year of retirement.

Coach Educator of the Year 2019 >>

The Sport Educator  or ADM Sport Educator of the Year nominee is a person that has made an impact in the coaching education space. The nominee must be actively educating athletes and/or coaches and members or be within their first year of retirement.

Service Provider of the Year 2019 >>

The Service Provider of the Year nominee is an affiliated service provider such as strength and conditioning coach, physical therapist, sport psychologist, dietician or other that has made an impact in your NGB.