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Nominate Volunteers, Coaches and Leaders for the Recognition Awards 2017

Nominations for the Recognition Awards 2017 are now open!

Do you know someone in the sport who goes above and beyond the call of duty?

Is there a coach or leader that inspires you?

Do you use a club/centre that deserves recognition for all the hard work they put into the sport?

Or do you just want to recognise someone who helps make a difference?

We want to hear from you!

This year we’ve changed up some of the categories for the Recognition Awards, with two ceremonies to be hosted in 2018 for the respective winners. 

The National Volunteer & Recognition Awards will take place on Saturday 24th March 2018 and there are 6 awards up for grabs here; 

·       Young Volunteer

·       Volunteer of the Year

·       Impact on Equality & Diversity

·       Geoff Good Coach/Leader of the Year

·       John MacGregor Outstanding Challenge Award

·       Club and Centre of the year

There are a further 4 awards available at the Coaching & Leadership Conference on 17th/18th February 2018:

·       Impact on Coaching Award

·       Performance Coach of the Year

·       Community Coach of the Year

·       Junior Coach/Leader of the Year

This year we’ve made it even easier to nominate too, simply click on one of the links below and submit your nomination(s) with the click of a button! Alternatively, you can fill out one of the physical documents and submit via email to volunteers@britishcanoeing.org.uk  

Online nomination forms:

Volunteer/Coach Awards Nomination Form.

Club and Centre of the Year Nomination Form.

John MacGregor Outstanding Challenge Award Nomination Form.


Nominations close 29th September 2017.

Stuck for inspiration or want to know more about previous winners? Check out our youtube playlist for videos about the inspirational people who won awards in 2016.

For more details about the individual awards, please click here.