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Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering Awards 2017

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About the Awards

Nominations for the East Renfrewshire Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering Awards are now open. Click here to nominate.

In partnership with sportscotland, East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure's Sports Development team have set up the awards, to recognise and reward the hard work and commitment of local coaches, officials and volunteers who contribute and make a difference to sport in East Renfrewshire.

The awards are a way of saying a big 'thank you' to all the vital people delivering sport in East Renfrewshire and represent a unique way to recognise coaching, officiating and volunteering achievement across schools, clubs and communities in the area.

The contribution made by individuals is immense and their dedication and hard work is central to ensuring excellent sporting opportunities for all in East Renfrewshire. 

You can nominate coaches, officials and volunteers, either known personally or through school, club or local community activity. Winners will then go forward as nominations into the national sportscotland awards.

Award Categories

The time period that you should base your nomination on is between 1 September last year  and 31 August this year apart from the two lifetime achievement categories.


There are nine awards for nomination in this category.

  • Young person's coach of the year
  • Community coach of the year
  • Performance development coach of the year
  • High Performance coach of the year
  • Young coach of the year (25 years or under)
  • Disability coach of the year
  • Lifetime coaching achievement award
  • Coach developer of the year award
  • Coaching chain award


There is one category for officials.

  • Technical official of the year


There are three volunteer categories.

  • Young volunteer of the year
  • Volunteer of the year
  • Lifetime volunteer achievement award (Non coaching)

For more information on each of the award categories please download the following document: word icon COV Award criteria [19kb]

We look forward to receiving your nominations and finding out more about the inspirational people that make sport and physical activity possible in East Renfrewshire!

Coaching awards 2016 Tommy Gillan

One of our winners from 2016 - Tommy Gillan (centre) with Mark Bennett (left) and Brian Davidson.

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