Nomination deadline has been extended to Tuesday, December 8, 2015!
Were you involved in club or high school volleyball in 2015 as an athlete, coach, parent, referee, or administrator? Don’t miss your chance to nominate someone who deserves recognition by nominating them for a Volleyball BC Excellence Award!
Nominations will now be accepted until December 8, 2015
Excellence Awards are presented annually at the Volleyball BC Hall of Fame and Excellence Awards banquet. Award recipients will receive an invitation to the banquet, a gift from Volleyball BC, and their accomplishments will be recognized during the Excellence Awards ceremony.
Athlete Excellence Award
Presented to an athlete who played club and/or high school volleyball, and who demonstrated leadership on the court, as well as off the court by contributing back to the sport of volleyball, be it in their school, club or community (e.g. as a community coach), and/or at Volleyball BC events.
Coaching Excellence Awards
Presented to outstanding coaches for not only their successes on the court, but also their contributions to the development of athletes, our school/provincial club volleyball system, and our sport overall in British Columbia.
- Rising Star Coach of the Year (for coaches 25 years of age and under)
- Female & Male Club Coach of the Year
- Female & Male High School Coach of the Year
Referee Excellence Awards
Presented to referees who have made contributions to the referee program and to the promotion of the sport at the local, regional, provincial and/or national levels.
- Rookie Referee of the Year (for referees who were certified within the past 2 years)
- Referee of the Year
- Vale Savege Referee Development Award (for mentoring new referees and developing the referee program)
- Ed Neufeld Memorial Award (for voluntary or community service, both within and outside the sport of volleyball)
Community Sport Administrator Excellence Award
Recognizes a dedicated administrator, coach or official who has given countless hours of time to ensure that volleyball athletes enjoy the benefits of well‐organized sport.
Excellence in Program Development Award
Recognizes an administrator whose organization has made a significant contribution to developing the volleyball system in British Columbia, be it implementing an innovative developmental program, creating volleyball opportunities in a new area of the province, or demonstrating excellence from participation through to competition.
- Include a statement describing how the nominee demonstrated excellence this year and why this person deserves the award (maximum 3500 characters, approximately 1 page typed)
- OPTIONAL – Upload supporting material that may help in selection (letters of support, newspaper clippings, etc.)