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A further 20 finalists announced for the UK Coaching Awards 2019

A further 20 finalists announced for the UK Coaching Awards 2019

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 11:06

A further 20 finalists announced for the UK Coaching Awards 2019

A wave of 20 more finalists from five categories have been announced for next month's prestigious UK Coaching Awards at The Tower Hotel London on 5 December 2019.

It follows the reveal of four category finalists on the 22 October and now means that two-thirds of the award categories have been made public, with finalists announced for Children and Young People's Coach of the Year, Community Coach of the Year, High Performance Coach of the Year, Young Coach of the Year and Coaching for an Active Life Award.

The finalists are:

Children and Young People's Coach of the Year – supported by sportscotland

  • Elliot Donald (football) (Newport/Wales)
  • Jonathan Reid (bmx) (Belfast)
  • Mhairi Guthrie (basketball) (Aberdeen)
  • Sasha Moore (athletics) (Stockport)

Community Coach of the Year – supported by Spond

  • Andrew Beech (multi-sport) (London)
  • Anne Glass (cycling) (Glasgow)
  • Joanne McElkerney (netball) (Crumlin)
  • Siân Ponting (netball) (Cardiff)

High Performance Coach of the Year – supported by UK Sport

  • Melanie Marshall (swimming) (Derby/Loughborough)
  • Nelson Lindsay (swimming) (Belfast)
  • Shelia Swan (wheelchair curling) (Perth)
  • Zak Jones (hockey) (Cardiff)

Young Coach of the Year – supported by Sport Wales

  • Emma McCay (multi-sport) (Londonderry)
  • James Galt (football/futsal) (Lancashire)
  • Jonathon Dawes (tennis) (Rhyl)
  • Kieran McMaster (boxing) (Kilmarnock/East Ayrshire)

Coaching for an Active Life Award

  • Care About Walking (walking) (Perth/Kinross)
  • Disability Sports Coach (multi-sport) (London)
  • Red Belt Challenge (judo) (Portaferry)
  • The Bulldogs (boxing) (Port Talbot)

Still to be announced are the winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award, The Coaching Chain and finalists for the Great Coaching Moment of the Year prize, which will be selected by the Sports Journalists' Association and put to a public vote – details will be announced very soon.

Tickets and tables are still available to purchase – to secure your place, visit trybooking.com.

Tags: UK Coaching, UK Coaching Awards 2019