LiveArgyll Volunteer Sports Awards 2020

NOMINATIONS OPEN

The LiveArgyll Volunteer Sports Awards, run annually in partnership with sportscotland, aim to celebrate and reward the success and achievements of coaches and volunteers in Argyll and Bute school and community sports clubs. Nominations are open to both volunteer sport coaches and club volunteers with non-coaching roles. In Argyll and Bute these volunteers put in hours of their time and are crucial to running of our clubs and providing sport to our communities.

There are seven categories which volunteers can be nominated in. For full nomination criteria please scroll down.

VOLUNTEER COACH  NON-COACHING VOLUNTEER
Young person’s coach of the year (coach of under 18s) Lifetime volunteer achievement
Coach of the year Volunteer of the year
Young coach of the year (25 years and under) Young volunteer of the year (25 years and under)
Disability coach of the year

Please nominate your club heroes and heroines to celebrate their contribution to sport and physical activity in Argyll and Bute by clicking the relevant button below.

Volunteer Coach  Volunteer – non-coaching role

For further information please email Community Sport Hub Officer cshub@liveargyll.co.uk

Nominations open on Monday 25th of May at 10am.

All nominees of the Volunteer Sports Awards 2020 will be announced in August on the LiveArgyll webpage and social media platforms.  Final winners will be announced in early September*.  The 2020 winners and runners up will also have their entries entered into the national sportscotland Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering Awards.

*If the nominee does not want their name and club listed on our social media and website please contact cshub@liveargyll.co.uk

 

VOLUNTEER AWARD CATEGORIES FOR 2020

Coaching Roles

YOUNG PERSON’S COACH OF THE YEAR

THE CRITERIA
This award will be made to a coach/deliverer who has made an outstanding contribution to the introduction and early development of sport and physical activity for young people under the age of 18.
We are looking for an individual who:
Has adopted a person-centred approach to coaching, helping young people to develop a positive attitude towards sport and physical activity
Has contributed to the development of the basic skills of those taking part
Has invested time and energy in their development as a coach
Has created a safe, fun, inclusive and nurturing environment for development

COMMUNITY COACH OF THE YEAR

THE CRITERIA
This award will be made to a coach/deliverer who has supported the development of those taking part (in the main over the age of 18), and has significantly increased the sport and physical activity opportunities available and participation levels within their community.
We are looking for an individual who
Has adopted a person-centred approach to coaching
Has delivered regular quality coaching sessions to those taking part
Has created a safe, inclusive and enjoyable environment for participation
Has made a positive impact on their community through sport and physical activity

YOUNG COACH OF THE YEAR

THE CRITERIA
This award will be made to a coach/deliverer aged 25 years or younger. This award looks for young people who have invested in their development as a coach and have made a significant impact on the people they coach.
We are looking for an individual who
Has adopted a person-centred approach to coaching
Has helped those taking part to reach their potential through dedicated support
Has invested time and energy in their development as a coach
Has created a safe, inclusive and enjoyable environment for participation

DISABILITY COACH OF THE YEAR

THE CRITERIA
This award will be made to a coach working with people with a disability.  The award looks for evidence of a person-centred development leading to successful performance of those taking part.
We are looking for an individual who
Has adopted a person-centred approach to coaching
Has helped those taking part to reach their potential through dedicated support
Has invested time and energy in their development in order to meet the needs of their participants
Has coached athletes or teams who have made an impact at district, regional or national level which may include a significant improvement in performance, although not necessarily the winning of titles

Non- Coaching Roles

LIFETIME VOLUNTEER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (NON-COACHING)

THE CRITERIA
This award will be presented to an individual who has shown outstanding dedication or made an exceptional contribution to volunteering through a lifetime dedicated to sport and physical activity.
We are looking for an individual who
Has dedicated a substantial amount of time to volunteering in their school, club, community group, Community Sport Hub, Scottish Governing Body and without them, the organisation or community would not be the same
Has significantly improved their club, sport or community through their lifelong dedication
Has gone above and beyond what is required of them as a volunteer

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD

THE CRITERIA
This award will be made to a volunteer in a non-coaching role, aged 26 years or more, who has made an outstanding contribution to the development of sport and physical activity.
We are looking for an individual who
Has worked in any aspect of their school, club, community group, Community Sport Hub or Scottish Governing Body and without them, the organisation or community would not be the same
Has dedicated a substantial amount of time to volunteer in sport and physical activity
Has been an inspiration and is a positive role model

YOUNG VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR  AWARD

THE CRITERIA
This award will be made to a volunteer in a non-coaching role, aged 25 years or younger, who has made an outstanding contribution to the development of sport and physical activity.
We are looking for an individual who
Has worked in any aspect of their school, club, community group, Community Sport Hub or Scottish Governing Body and without them, the organisation or community would not be the same
Has dedicated a substantial amount of time to volunteer in sport and physical activity
Has been an inspiration and is a positive role model

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