|Caoch R. Lamb|
Coaching awards on tapSport Manitoba’s Coaching Manitoba Excellence Awards will be presented by Manitoba Lotteries at the awards brunch on April 15 at 9 a.m. at the McPhillips Station Casino.
The finalists for the Vince Leah Award (grassroots) are Brigitte Smutny (sailing), Neil Kornberger (cross-country skiing) and David Gowriluk (Badminton). The finalists for the Dr. Jack Hunt Award (developmental) are Craig Bachynski (football), Jayson Gillespie (cycling) and Andy Tough (athletics). For the Peter Williamson Award (high performance), the finalists are Brian Timmerman (ringette), Bill Johnson (wheelchair basketball) and Robert Lamb (wheelchair curling). For the Peter Dick Award (school system athletes), the finalists are Don Thomson (basketball/volleyball), Jon Zilkey (basketball) and Jim Schreyer (volleyball).