LEADERS IN CANADIAN SPORT HONOURED AT SPORT LEADERSHIP AWARDS GALA
Toronto (November 11, 2011) – Canada’s top coaches and sport administrators were honoured at the Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Awards Gala, hosted by the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC), on Friday night at The Fairmont Royal York hotel in downtown Toronto.
Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Awards:
There were 44 winners of this award for the 2010-2011 season.
These prestigious awards recognize coaches whose athletes have excelled at World Championships, Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Special Olympics World Games. Kathleen Millar (Winchester, ON) received this award in recognition of Christopher Perkins’ gold medal performance at the senior world archery championships in Torino, IT in 2011. Kathy was escorted by Christopher’s father, Spencer, in gratitude for his continuing support of her coaching.
“Petro-Canada has supported the recognition of Canada’s coaches for 11 years and has recognized over 200 of Canada’s best. This year, as in years past, there is an incredible list of talented coaches that we are very proud to celebrate,” said Steven Keith, Director, Loyalty and Marketing Partnerships, Petro-Canada, a Suncor Energy business.