Masters

CRITERIA

Swimming Canada Masters Swimming Awards

In March of each year the PSOs will be invited to submit nominations for the following awards. The submittal deadline will be March 31st.
The Swimming Canada Masters Swimming Committee or a sub-committee thereof will be mandated to select the recipient. Should no nominations be submitted by the PSOs, the Swimming Canada Masters Swimming Committee may use their discretion and put forward nominations. Should the Swimming Canada Masters Swimming Committee determine that the nominated candidates have not meet the criteria of the award, they may determine, at their discretion, not to present the award.
Awards will be presented at the Canadian Masters Swimming Championships.

Excellence in Coaching:

Awarded annually to a coach who is recognized as an exceptional coach, devoting time, energy and enthusiasm to inspire, advise, challenge and support their swimmers attain their personal goals. Coaches may have exhibited these attributes through some or all of the following:
• Club/Team achievements
• Individual swimmer achievements
• Contribution to Masters Swimming, locally, provincially, nationally
• Presents as positive image of coaching
• Role model to other coaches
• Consideration of swimmers and their personal goals
• Integrity and professionalism
• NCCP trained and certified coach
• Professional development

Long Term Contribution Award:

Awarded annually to a swimmer, coach, volunteer and/or administrator in recognition of outstanding long-term contribution to Masters Swimming in Canada. Individuals have exhibited these attributes through some or all of the following:
• Dedication
• Experience
• Commitment over an extended period
• Contribution to Masters Swimming, locally, provincially, nationally
• Club / Team achievements
• Individual achievements
• Leadership
• Integrity

Masters Swimming Excellence:

Masters Swimming Excellence award is presented to Masters Swimmers who have demonstrated consistent and outstanding results at the highest levels of competition in Masters Swimming. Swimmers have exhibited these attributes through the following:
• Excelled in a minimum of 3 Canadian Masters Swimming age groups
• Excelled at the National and International levels
• Participated regularly in competitions
• Demonstrated outstanding sporting spirit