Where would we be without our fabulous coaches? It's always lovely to hear the crews thanking their coaches who dedicate so much time and effort into bettering their crews technique, style, speed and cohesion. What better way to thank your coach by nominating them for our CHESTER REGATTA MOST APPRECIATED COACH AWARD
Past winners of the Award are excluded but all other coaches who are present at Chester Regatta on 8 June 2019 are eligible.
The prize is a specially engraved brass 'Henley' megaphone and will be presented at 5:30pm at the Trophy Area in the Regatta Marquee.
The winner will be the coach present at Chester Regatta 2019 who wins the most votes via the Chester Regatta Facebook page (Chester Regatta, Established 1733).
Nominate your favourite coach for the 'Most Appreciate Coach' Award by either: 1) emailing coach name & club (+photo if possible) and why they're nominated to firstname.lastname@example.org or 2) posting coach name & club (+photo if possible) and why they're nominatedto Twitter @ChesterRegatta or 3) posting coach name & club (+photo if possible) and why they're nominatedto Facebook @ChesterRegatta1733
Nominations sent to above will be posted (by Regatta Publicity and Promotions) to Facebook as they come through, each coach will be listed as an 'event' and votes are cast be people clicking to say they're going to the 'event' Coach (event) with most votes (goings) will win. Voting takes place 11-5pm (once the nomination is made into an 'event')
Nominate your coach (or all of them!) by name and rowing club NOW by posting on our Facebook page, with a picture if you can and a little about the coach. Only votes cast on 8 June 2019 will count, but you can nominate your coach or coaches NOW.
Voting will begin at 11am and end at 5pm on 8 June 2019. The Regatta Secretary's decision is final. Not open to previous winners.
Thank you to all our wonderful coaches and volunteers!
2019 MOST APPRECIATED COACH AWARD PRESENTED TO LEON LANGMEAD - Trafford RC
2019 Award : Leon Langmead (Trafford - RC)
By popular vote the MOST APPRECIATED COACH at CHESTER REGATTA 2019 was LEON LANGMEAD - TRAFFORD RC who received a specially engraved brass "Henley" megaphone, kindly donated by F-QUACCS, the Friends of Quiet and Considerate Coaches!
Other nominees in 2019 were : Laura Cruxton of Trentham BC Richard Harris of QPHSRC Kayte Parlevliet of QPHSRC
We heard lots of praise and thanks about these coaches in the nomination process. And many mentions for coaches by kids who simply didn't use Facebook - so we will review our voting process for 2020. We would like to pass on a great big THANK YOU to all coaches and volunteers out there - well done all - you are loved.
PAST WINNERS include:
Richard Cox of QPHSRC (2018) Daz Barton of Trentham BC Andy Turner of GRC Martin Chandler of Trafford RC James Carew of MTS BC