The BFL Coach of the Year Awards recognize and honour coaches who exemplify the positive values of hockey and sport, for their successful and outstanding achievements in player development and the leadership of their players and teams.

The BFL Coach of the Year Awards will honour one woman community coach and one woman competitive coach in each province and one woman high-performance coach who have made outstanding contributions over an extended period of time coaching hockey programs within Hockey Canada female and/or minor hockey programs.

In addition, BFL Coach of the Year Award provincial winners will be considered in the selection of the national BFL Coach of the Year Awards for community coach and competitive coach.  One national winner will be selected from the High-Performance category.

Nomination Procedure

Any individual may nominate a coach for the provincial coach awards. The nomination must clearly state whether the award nomination is for the community coach and competitive coach category or if the nomination is for the National high-performance coach.

The individual submitting the nomination should complete the online nomination form and should also include a covering letter of support (not to exceed 300 words). As well, the supporting materials will include testimonials as to why the individual should be considered.

Selection of all provincial award winners will be made the Members.  The National community, competitive and high-performance coaches will be selected by the BFL Female Coach of the Year Selection Committee. The Selection Committee and the Members reserve the right to contact the participants on the team and/or others deemed appropriate prior to the final decision.

For more information or nominate a coach, please CLICK HERE.

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