viaSport honours Gail Donohue, Norman Olenick and Tim Frick with the Community NCCP Coach Developer Award

Sep 11, 2013

September 11, 2013
viaSport honours Gail Donohue, Norman Olenick and Tim Frick with the Community NCCP Coach Developer Award

Vancouver, BC – viaSport is excited to announce Gail Donohue, Norman Olenick and Tim Frick as the 2013 recipients of the Community NCCP Coach Developer Award, created by the Coaching Association of Canada and presented by Investors Group.

The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) created the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Coach Developer Awards to recognize outstanding individuals who go above and beyond to develop certified and trained NCCP coaches in their sport, their communities, and beyond.


Chantelle Reinkens, viaSport Manager of Coaching Services

“Gail, Tim and Norm are three outstanding builders for sport and educators of coaches, committed to continuous learning. They continue to be advocates and leaders in the field of coach development throughout BC, affecting every aspect of coaching from grass roots to high performance. It’s been an honour to have the opportunity to work with them.”

Cyndie Flett, Vice President of Research & Development, CAC

“We have always appreciated and valued our coach developers who are out in the community inspiring coaches to be the best that they can be. I am excited we have a tangible way to honour these dedicated individuals.”

Richard Irish, Vice President, Community Affairs and Marketing Support at Investors Group

“Investors Group is committed to recognizing community leaders who motivate others to become active in their communities. We are honoured to have teamed up with the Coaching Association of Canada in celebrating these inspiring people.”

More about viaSport:

viaSport British Columbia is a not-for-profit organization established in 2011, responsible for providing strategic leadership to sport in BC and increasing levels of physical activity at every stage of life, in every community. Formed in partnership with the provincial sport sector and the Province of BC, viaSport is shaping a new, more effective model for sport delivery and funding support which drives increased participation, powers sport excellence and unifies all sport-related activity throughout the province.

More about the Coaching Association of Canada:

The Coaching Association of Canada unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and influence. Through its programs, the CAC empowers coaches with knowledge and skills, promotes ethics, fosters positive attitudes, builds competence, and increases the credibility and recognition of coaches.


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