We are elated once again to announce that nominations for the 10th annual S1D Coach of the Year Award are now being accepted!
There are SO many deserving coaches out there, and so much of this past year to use to choose a new winner. Here is your chance to reflect on your last year of sailing, and nominate a coach that made a difference for you. If you read through some excerpts from past nomination letters (see links below), you will find inspiring and heartfelt words to all these great coaches. It is absolutely vital to remember that if you don’t nominate, you don’t have a voice! Now is YOUR time to speak your mind! In true grass-roots fashion, we pick the ultimate winner only from nominees supplied by you, our readers.
This can be a youth coach, high school coach, college coach, Olympic coach….. you name it!
Sail1Design annually seeks your nominations for the S1D Coach of the Year, for a coach that embodies all that is great in coaching: experience, resilience, humility, empathy and expertise. Sailors, this is your award!
The Sail1Design staff chooses the winner only from our readers nominations! This is a great opportunity to recognize a coach that you feel makes a difference! Take a look below at our past winners.
Please write a detailed nomination letter and send to [email protected] . SEND IN SOON!!!
Past S1D Coach of the Year Winners
2022- Chris Klevan/Erik Bowers
2021- Maru Urban/Bobby Lippincott
2020- John Mollicone
2019- Jon Faudree
2018- Scott Ikle
2017- Bill Healy
2016- Bill Ward
2015- Frank Pizzo
2014- Chris Dold
2013- Steve Hunt