Excellence in Coaching Award

A great coach inspires, advises, challenges and helps each swimmer achieve their personal goals. Masters Swimming clubs across the country depend on the hundreds of dedicated coaches who invest significant time, energy and enthusiasm to do just that. The Excellence in Coaching award recognizes the coach who stands out in this exceptional crowd. The recipient of this prestigious award:

  • Has significant Club and individual accomplishments
  • Is a long term contributor to Masters Swimming
  • Presents a positive image of coaching and the role of a coach
  • Demonstrates concern for the all-round development of the athlete
  • Demonstrates integrity and responsibility while coaching


Past Recipients

Stephen Forsey

Clint Stevens

Dale Robinson

Wieslaw Musial

Duane Jones

Nancy Black
Danielle Brault

Doug Vanderby


If you know someone who you believe deserves the Coaching Excellence award, please download a nomination form and return it to the Administrative Office by the date specified on the nomination form by email or by mail.

Nominations are accepted from MSC Registered Clubs, Coaches, Athletes and PMOs. We'll notify the recipients and their clubs by April 15th. Award recipients are honoured each year at Nationals.