AWARDS

PAST WINNERS

At the UKSCA annual conference we recognise our most dedicated, talented and promising coaches.

S&C coaches are often modest folk - letting the people they coach do the talking!

 

Please take 10 minutes to tell us about a coach you know who deserves the recognition for the great person they are and the great job they do.

 

Nominate them now to win one of our S&C Coach of the Year 2022 awards.

AWARD CATEGORIES

Take a look at our talented award winners from past UKSCA Annual Conferences

THE NOMINATION PROCESS

Individual awards

  1. Nominees are required to be UKSCA members on the date of the application.

  2. Self-nominations are accepted, but they must be supported by 1 other UKSCA member.

Honorary Fellowships

  1. According to the Articles of the Association, an Honorary Fellow can be, but does not need to be an Accredited member of the UKSCA.

  2. Each application must be supported by 2 UKSCA Accredited members.

  3. Self-nominations are not accepted.

S&C Coach of the Year - Elite Sport

Awarded to a UKSCA member whose work and contributions have significantly impacted elite sport and/or athletes

S&C Coach of the Year - Health and Wellbeing

Awarded to a UKSCA member whose work and contributions have significantly impacted recreational athletes or members of the general population

S&C Coach of the Year - Education and Research

Awarded to a UKSCA member who has made significant contributions in the education of S&C coaches, or who has progressed the profession through research

S&C Coach of the Year - Youth

Awarded to a UKSCA member who has made significant contributions to the development of young athletes

Richard Holmes Award for Emerging S&C Coach of the Year

Awarded to a UKSCA member who has shown outstanding promise, dedication and passion to their new career in S&C

S&C Employer of the Year - Early Career Coach Development

Awarded to a club or organisation who has shown commitment to developing coaches in the early stages of their careers

Honorary Fellowship to UKSCA

An Honorary Fellowship can be granted to anyone who the Association feels has made a significant contribution to develop strength and conditioning in the UK. This award does not need to reflect work in the past year, but is in recognition of the recipient’s body of work and contributions over time

RULES AND GUIDELINES

  1. Please submit completed nomination forms by Thursday 29 September 2022

  2. Entries from previous award winners are not eligible in the same category for a period of 3 years

  3. The award winners will be announced at the 2022 Annual Conference’s Gala Dinner on 1 October 2022

  4. Members of the Awards Panel are not eligible for awards

  5. The Awards Panel and UKSCA Board of Directors’ decision is final.

  

 

EVALUATION CRITERIA

When making your nomination, you should consider each of the relevant criteria that the Award Panel will be using to assess each entry. Not all the criteria listed below will be relevant to every category. However, the panel reserve the right to evaluate a nomination against any or all of the listed criteria.

  • Performance improvement of team or athlete

  • Development of staff and/or students

  • Progression of the professional field and/or supporting research

  • Contribution to the UKSCA

  • Innovative use or development of new technology

  • Innovative use or development of new techniques and standards

  • Promotion of strength and conditioning

  • Commitment to personal development