Call for Nominations  for 2021

Coach Educator/ Coach Developer Legacy Award


Please note that due to COVID19 and the necessary postponement of the Summit to May 17-19. 2021, applications will be accepted until March 15, 2021 and will be reviewed at that time.

The United States Center for Coaching Education's Coach Educator/ Coach Developer Legacy Award was established in 2017 to honor individuals who have made a significant contribution to the field of sport coaching education and coach development in the United States.  The award is given annually when a deserving applicant has been identified.   Please visit the Legacy Hall of Fame to view previous award inductees.

The Legacy Award winner will be invited to the North American Coach Developer Summit and will be honored at the Summit's opening reception on Monday May 17, 2021. 

Self nominations and peer nominations are encouraged. 

Completed nomination applications are due March 15, 2021. 


Nominees must be a coach educator/coach developer who has:

  • Been involved in the profession for a minimum of 20 years.

  • Made significant contributions to academic and/or professional practice knowledge in coaching education and coaching science as evidenced by a distinguished record of academic publications, applied publications, the development of outstanding educational materials and programs, and/or via major contributions to sport organizations.

  • Provided significant to service to professional organizations in coach education/coach development within the United States.

​​  For more information please contact the Nominating Committee Chair, Dr. Melissa Thompson.

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