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Coach Bowls Awards

Coach Bowls ‘Coach of the Year’ Annual Awards
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Coach Bowls are delighted to announce the launch of the new Coach Bowls Coaching Awards.

Coaches must be a current member of Coach Bowls to be nominated. We welcome nominations from clubs, other coaches, bowlers and counties. Awards will be presented in the following categories:

Female Coach of the Year

This will be based on nominations from any coach, club, county or individual bowler in England. Coaches nominated must be a Coach Bowls member, be actively coaching (at least once per month) within their club or county and have their nomination accompanied by a maximum of 3 paragraphs on why they have been nominated. The nominations will be shortlisted by a panel and the final 3 coaches will go forward to a ‘public vote’ open to all Coach Bowls Members.

Male Coach of the Year

This will be based on nominations from any coach, club, county or individual bowler in England. Coaches nominated must be a Coach Bowls member, be actively coaching (at least once per month) within their club or county and have their nomination accompanied by a maximum of 3 paragraphs on why they have been nominated. The nominations will be shortlisted by a panel and the final 3 coaches will go forward to a ‘public vote’ open to all Coach Bowls Members.

Young Coach of the Year

This coach must be aged between 16 and 35 (as of 1st January 2018) It will be based on nominations from any coach, club, county or individual bowler in England. Coaches nominated must be a Coach Bowls member, be actively coaching (at least once per month) within their club or county and have their nomination accompanied by a maximum of 3 paragraphs on why they have been nominated. The nominations will be shortlisted by a panel and the final 3 coaches will go forward to a ‘public vote’ open to all Coach Bowls Members.

New Coach of the Year

This award will be based on nominations from any coach, club, county or individual bowler in England. Coaches nominated must be a Coach Bowls member, be actively coaching (at least once per month) within their club or county and have their nomination accompanied by a maximum of 3 paragraphs on why they have been nominated.

Coach Educator of the Year

This will be presented to the Coach Educator who has demonstrated consistency, improvement and commitment to the Coach Bowls Scheme in the previous 12 months and will be based on the qualitative feedback received from course evaluation forms, and the feedback received from Workforce Support visits.

 Coaching County of the Year

Ratified by a panel this will be based on the County (Using Bowls England boundaries) with:

 - The greatest percentage increase in coaches in the previous 12 months

 - The number of active Coach Bowls Tutors

 - New innovations to support coaches at County Level

Inclusive Coach of the Year

This will be based on nominations from any coach, club, county or individual bowler in England. Coaches nominated must be a Coach Bowls member, be actively coaching (at least once per month) within their club or county and have their nomination accompanied by a maximum of 3 paragraphs on why they have been nominated. The award will be agreed by a panel which will include Disability Bowls England

Closing date for nominations is 31st December 2017. The nomination form can be downloaded from the Download attachements section below. Completed applications need to sent to CB Awards, BDA, Pera Business Park, Nottingham Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0PB. Scanned versions of the form will be accepted and can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.