Coach of the Year

This award recognises the achievements of a sports coach, who may have coached an individual athlete, sports team, club or organisation. This contribution can be defined as any of the following:


· Demonstrated positive impact on an athlete / team / club / organisation


· Coaching achievements at a local, regional or national level


· Contribution and benefits to sport in the greater Wellington region


· Personal interests and involvement in the wider community


· Personal goals and other achievements (future and present), if applicable


Nominees under consideration for the awards must be a ‘Wellingtonian’ as per the criteria (a), (b), or (c) below:

(a) Through residency in the greater Wellington region during the qualifying period

(b) Through representing the Wellington region or a Wellington based club in their chosen discipline during the qualifying period

(c) Through being commonly acknowledged as a Wellingtonian (including the Wairarapa, Kapiti, Porirua and Hutt Valley) although not regularly resident in the region due to the demands of their sporting career.

The Wellington Sport and Recreation Awards are proudly brought to you by

Nuku Ora, an independent body for physical activity in the greater Wellington region. We are a Regional Sports Trust (RST) dedicated to improving the wellbeing of the communities we serve.

Event terms and conditions - view here.

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