Coaching and coaches form a critical part of the squash landscape in New Zealand. Coaches from across the country at all levels donate their time and knowledge to allow athletes not only to improve their game but to also to enjoy the game to its potential. The Squash New Zealand Coaching Awards recognise the hard work and endeavor that coaches put in on a weekly basis.
The award categories are aligned with the National Coach Development Framework to reflect this and are as follows
Nominations close 18 October 2014.
How to Nominate
Anyone can nominate a deserving coach, either online or by completing a Microsoft Word document.
Finalists will be announced mid-November and the winners will be announced and presented with the awards at a ceremony on Friday 28 November 2014 in Auckland.
|2013 District Performance Coach
Bay of Plenty
|2013 Club & School Coach
|2013 New Coach
Jarrod van Driel
Brown's Bay Rackets Club
|Year||New Coach of the Year||Club and School Coach of the Year||District Performance Coach of the Year|
|2013||Jarrod van Driel, Brown's Bay||Paul Roughan, Marlborough SC||Robbie Wyatt, Bay of Plenty|
|2012||Stu Fraser, Eden Epsom||Murray Sutherland, Hawkes Bay SRC||Carol Owen, Eden Epsom/Auckland|
|2011||Nirelle McDonald, Northland||Nick Wiffen, Wellington||Mark Waldin, Auckland|
|2010||Jason Wilson, Canterbury||Jared Gravatt, Northland||Joanne Williams, Waikato|
The awards were changed in 2010 to align with the new National Coach Development Framework
|Year||Coach of the Year||Junior Coach of the Year||Team Coach of the Year|
|2009||Manu Yam, Belmont Park||Paul Cornish, Devonport||Mike Allred, Canterbury|
|2008||Keith Redman,Hawkes Bay||Grant Watts & Karl Fraser, SquashGym Palmerston North||Lyndon Templeton, Katikati|
|2007||Julie Hawkes, Auckland||Matthew Ellis, Waikato|
|2006||Tanya Colyer, Taupo||Bill Berry, Malvern||Graham Brownrigg, Geyser City|
|2005||Danny McQueen,Geyser City||Jenny Bell, Cambridge||Shannon Patangata, Edgecumbe|
|2004||Edmund Bradford, Surf City||Christine Barnett, Mitchell Park||Peter Simpson, Palmerston North|
|2003||Nick Mita, Christchurch||Marilyn Kennedy, Cambridge|
|2002||Mark Gribben, Otago||Brett Watene and Charlie Moeke, Whakatane||Paul Kenny, Wanganui|