Local Service Awards

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Any NE LMSC member or club can make nominations for an award by submitting a completed nomination form by the published deadline, March 11th, 2018

The LMSC board shall make the selections and will announce the winners at the NE LMSC SCY Championship to be held March 16-18, 2018.

Coach of the Year Award

2016 Coach of the Year, Alford Green, with NELMSC Awards & Recognition Chair, Tara Mack

The Coach of the Year Award recognizes the NELMSC swimming coach who has demonstrated outstanding coaching qualities, club development, and overall NELMSC participation during the preceding year and over the coach's career with their club. This award may be given annually to one individual based on competitive and non-competitive factors such as club size and growth, club participation and results in various events, personal involvement in publications, clinics, and lectures, and contributions to USMS and NELMSC. The NELMSC Coach of the Year recipient will be nominated for the USMS Coach of the Year Award by July 1.

Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes outstanding long-term service to NELMSC. This award may be given annually to one individual based on leadership, membership recruitment, program development, and promotion of Masters Swimming at the club, NELMSC, and national levels. Nominees must have maintained current NELMSC registration for the last ten years.

Contributor of the Year Award

2016 Contributor of the Year, Douglas Sayles, with NELMSC Awards & Recognition Chair, Tara Mack

The Contributor of the Year Award recognizes outstanding contributions to Masters Swimming during the preceding year. This award may be given annually to one individual based on support and leadership, membership recruitment, program development, and promotion of Masters Swimming at the club, NELMSC, and national levels during the year under consideration.