2018 USS COACH OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Submit nominations to USS for the following coaches categories no later than October 24th at 5pm 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 2017 - September 2018

Development Coach of the Year 2018 >>

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 2017 to September 2018. The nominee must currently be coaching or within their first year of retirement.

Volunteer Coach of the Year 2018 >>

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 2017 to September 2018. The nominee must be actively coaching athletes or within their first year of retirement.

Doc Counsilman Science Award of the Year 2018 >>

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 2017 to September 2018. The nominee must be actively coaching athletes or within their first year of retirement.