This category recognizes youth who have made an outstanding impact on the local sporting or recreational community (e.g. soccer, basketball, hiking, sailing, fitness) as a leader, athlete, coach, manager, etc.

Candidates will be scored on the following criteria:

  • Creating or significantly supporting opportunities for participation in sport/recreation for all abilities regardless of age.
  • Endeavoring to ensure the opportunities for participation in sport/recreation are sustainable and ongoing
  • Make a positive, valuable, and considerable impact on the skill development, ability, and attitude of others in sport/recreation.
  • Acting as a role model and mentor (on or off the court/playing field), embodying “service above self”, to motivate or inspire participation in sport or recreation
  • Providing ongoing leadership, direction, encouragement and support of sport/recreation for all abilities regardless of age