USA Badminton

Dec 05 2012 USOC Coach Of The Year Award

Dec. 05, 2012, midnight (ET)

The USOC recognizes outstanding NGB coaches annually through its Coach of the Year (COTY) Program.  Each NGB is eligible to nominate one coach in several categories.

USA Badminton will nominate candidates for three categories
- National Coach of the Year
- Developmental Coach of the Year
- Volunteer Coach of the Year.

Who can Nominate?
Members of the U.S. badminton community (USAB members, clubs, parents, athletes, schools, etc) are invited to nominate candidates for each category. This is an effort to encourage more membership participation in such projects.

Coach of the Year Coach Selection Panel
- Andy Gouw (Panel Coordinator)
- Abi Bautista
- Fred Coleman
- Ignatius Rusli
- Mohan Subramaniam
- Stan Hales
- Wendy Carter

How selection will be done?
1. Members of the badminton community ((USAB members, clubs, parents, athletes, schools, etc) submit the name of one coach for each category of their choice. Please email the nomination form/forms to: usab.coachaward@gmail.com by December 15, 2012   
2. The COTY Selection Panel will select the coaches for each category.
3. Successful coach candidates will be contacted by the USAB Director of Coaching & High Performance, Mohan Subramaniam and provide more information.

Coach of the Year (COTY) Background 
National Coach of the Year Award
A National Coach of the Year nominee is a coach of an Elite Level Club, Collegiate, Pan-Am Games, Pan Am Championships World Championship or Olympic Games coach or the coach of an elite athlete who competes at the highest level of your sport. This award is based on the accomplishments of the coach for the year 2012. The nominee must currently be coaching or within their first year of retirement.

The National Coach of the Year is selected from the USAB High Performance Coach Pool (Andy Chong, Ben Lee, Cai Zi Min, Ignatius Rusli, Johannah Lee, Rudi Gunawan, Wendy Carter)

Development Coach of the Year Award
A Developmental Coach of the Year nominee is coach of a youth club, high school or junior-level coach, or a coach directly responsible for coaching athletes to the junior and/or elite level. This award is based on the accomplishments of the coach for the year 2012. The nominee must currently be coaching or within their first year of retirement.

Volunteer Coach of the Year Award
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 for the year 2012. The nominee must be actively coaching athletes or within their first year of retirement.

CLICK the links below for the nomination forms

USAB National Coach of the Year Nomination Form

USAB Developmental Coach of the Year Nomination Form

USAB Volunteer Coach of the Year Nomination Form

 

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