Coaching Association of Canada

The CAC awards program celebrates the full spectrum of coaching roles from community coaching to high performance, annual success to lifetime achievement, and coach development to peer mentorship.

Lifetime Achievement Award
Recognition and celebration of one's lifelong commitment to coaching.

Coach of the Year Award
Recognition of the outstanding achievements of a coach in Canada.


NCCP Coach Developer Awards
Recognition of individuals who have gone above and beyond to develop certified and trained NCCP coaches in their communities.

Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Awards
Recognition for coaches whose athletes have excelled at major international competitions.

National Indigenous Coaching Awards
The CAC is honoured to support the Aboriginal Sport Circle in their presentation of these awards.

Impact Award
Recognition of the creation of an innovative event or program.


Legacy Awards
In honour of three retired awards: Geoff Gowan Award, Jack Donohue Award, and Sheila Robertson Award.

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
This commemorative medal honours significant contributions and achievements in Canada.

Looking to coach a specific sport?