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2017 Basketball Victoria COUNTRY Award Nominations Closing date - 15th December 2017

Each year the Awards recognise the valuable work of Victorian basketball associations, as well as individuals from within the Victorian basketball community.

Basketball Victoria encourage all associations to submit nominations and attend the awards function which will be held on Monday, 8th May 2017, at Merrimu Receptions (1300 Dandenong Road, Murrumbeena).

Please find the nomination category descriptions, and links below to nominate.

Nomination Categories

Section A: Athletes and Coaches

Awards to be nominated by the BVC Participation Coordinator in consultation with the BV High Performance Coach – Country through a developed process

Kristi Harrower Award - Junior Female Athlete of the year

This award goes to an individual (female) athlete who has achieved outstanding results in respect to their performances at an international, national and/or state level.

To be eligible for this award the recipient must:

  • Be eligible to represent Victoria
  • Be under the age of 18 at the 31st December, 2017
  • Be a citizen of, or hold permanent residency in Australia
  • Be a member of a Basketball Victoria Affiliated Association
  • Be previously an Affiliate Member of an association as described above and now based at the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence (or successor)
  • Have exhibited a high level of commitment to both practice and game
  • Have exhibited some/all of the positive qualities on and off the court - leadership, team work, communication, commitment, loyalty, work ethic, ambassadorship and respect for coach, teammates, opponents and officials

• Ray Borner Award – Junior Male Athlete of the Year

This award goes to an individual (male) athlete who has achieved outstanding results in respect to their performances at an international, national and/or state level.

To be eligible for this award the recipient must:

  • Be eligible to represent Victoria
  • Be under the age of 18 at the 31st December, 2017
  • Be a citizen of, or hold permanent residency in Australia
  • Be a member of a Basketball Victoria Affiliated Association
  • Be previously an Affiliate Member of an association as described above and now based at the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence (or successor)
  • Have exhibited a high level of commitment to both practice and game
  • Have exhibited some/all of the positive qualities on and off the court - leadership, team work, communication, commitment, loyalty, work ethic, ambassadorship and respect for coach, teammates, opponents and officials

• Cheryl Creighton Award – Female Coach of the Year

This award goes to a coach who has achieved outstanding coaching performance(s) with a Victorian athlete or team. Nominations are open to all paid or unpaid coaches.

To be eligible for this award the recipient:

  • Must be domiciled primarily in Victoria
  • Must be an accredited coach under the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme
  • Must have demonstrated application of appropriate and accepted training theory and coaching principles to improve the level of performance of the team and / or the individual athlete
  • Must have presented of a positive image of coaching and the role of the coach
  • Must have shown respect for officials, opponents and supporters as enunciated in the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme’s Code of Ethics

• Owen Hughan Award – Male Coach of the Year

This award goes to a coach who has achieved outstanding coaching performance(s) with a Victorian athlete or team. Nominations are open to all paid or unpaid coaches.

To be eligible for this award the recipient:

  • Must be domiciled primarily in Victoria
  • Must be an accredited coach under the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme
  • Must have demonstrated application of appropriate and accepted training theory and coaching principles to improve the level of performance of the team and / or the individual athlete
  • Must have presented of a positive image of coaching and the role of the coach
  • Must have shown respect for officials, opponents and supporters as enunciated in the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme’s Code of Ethics

section B: Association Awards

Awards to be nominated by the BVC Basketball Development Officers for each region in consultation with the BVC Manager.

Judy Doyle Award - Female Administrator of the Year

This award goes to an individual (paid or unpaid) in recognition of a significant contribution to basketball in Victoria at a BVC Association and/or Club.

To be considered the individual may have contributed to improved program quality, developed or continued standards of good practice, had the ability to engage in, promote and/or support basketball in the area.

The nomination may consider the following areas:

  • Operational Excellence – Significant changes, modifications, or approaches that enhance productivity, efficiency, and quality.
  • Exceptional Service – Ensuring each interaction with internal and external customers is positive and effective.
  • Impact – Accomplishments that have a positive impact on the Association and/or Club.
  • Leadership – Developing and inspiring others to achieve extraordinary results.
  • Communication – Building interactions and partnerships that produce results and leave others feeling respected and valued.
  • Innovation – Developing an innovative process or procedure that directly impacts the Association and/or Club.
  • Community Service – Influences and enhances the local basketball community.

Ashley Donaldson Award - Male administrator of The year

This award goes to an individual (paid or unpaid) in recognition of a significant contribution to basketball in Victoria at a BVC Association and/or Club.

To be considered the individual may have contributed to improved program quality, developed or continued standards of good practice, had the ability to engage in, promote and/or support basketball in the area.

The nomination may consider the following areas:

  • Operational Excellence – Significant changes, modifications, or approaches that enhance productivity, efficiency, and quality.
  • Exceptional Service – Ensuring each interaction with internal and external customers is positive and effective.
  • Impact – Accomplishments that have a positive impact on the Association and/or Club.
  • Leadership – Developing and inspiring others to achieve extraordinary results.
  • Communication – Building interactions and partnerships that produce results and leave others feeling respected and valued.
  • Innovation – Developing an innovative process or procedure that directly impacts the Association and/or Club.
  • Community Service – Influences and enhances the local basketball community.

Bev Bauer Award - Female Volunteer of The year

This award goes to an individual who has made an exemplary voluntary contribution and who through their volunteering has made a significant impact in their community having received no income from Basketball (Note: honoraria excepted).

The criteria for judgement are subjective, but considerable involvement of an individual’s own free time to benefit basketball is the basis.

The nomination may consider the following areas:

  • The person should have demonstrated superior efforts and initiatives
  • Demonstrated outstanding commitment to the basketball community
  • Demonstrated reliability, positivity, flexibility and initiative
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as an individual, or as part of a team
  • Be an ambassador for Basketball or the local community who acts and works for the best interest of the basketball, the association and/or Club

Ross Birthisel Award - Male Volunteer of The Year

This award goes to an individual who has made an exemplary voluntary contribution and who through their volunteering has made a significant impact in their community having received no income from Basketball (Note: honoraria excepted).

The criteria for judgement are subjective, but considerable involvement of an individual’s own free time to benefit basketball is the basis.

The nomination may consider the following areas:

  • The person should have demonstrated superior efforts and initiatives
  • Demonstrated outstanding commitment to the basketball community
  • Demonstrated reliability, positivity, flexibility and initiative
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as an individual, or as part of a team
  • Be an ambassador for Basketball or the local community who acts and works for the best interest of the basketball, the association and/or Club

Outstanding achievement by a large Association

This award goes to an Association in recognition of a significant contribution to basketball in Victoria during the nominated period.

To be eligible for this award the recipient:

  • Must be an Affiliated Association of BVC
  • Must have current Affiliation Agreement with BVC
  • Must operate the BVC Online Registration system in accordance with BVC processes and procedures
  • Have over 1,500 registered participants as determined by the BVC Database

The nomination may consider the following areas:

  • Participation retention and growth
  • Financial performance
  • Contribution or activity to, or in, the community
  • Contribution within a region
  • Athletes, coaches, officials and administrators development
  • Operation of programs
  • Coordination of significant events such as: National Championships, National League games and or/involvement.

Keith wilson award - outstanding achievement by a small Association

This award goes to an Association in recognition of a significant contribution to basketball in Victoria during the nominated period.

To be eligible for this award the recipient:

  • Must be an Affiliated Association of BVC
  • Must have current Affiliation Agreement with BVC
  • Must operate the BVC Online Registration system in accordance with BVC processes and procedures
  • Have less than 1,500 registered participants as determined by the BVC Database

The nomination may consider the following areas:

  • Participation retention and growth
  • Financial performance
  • Contribution or activity to, or in, the community
  • Contribution within a region
  • Athletes, coaches, officials and administrators development
  • Operation of programs
  • Coordination of significant events such as: National Championships, National League games and or/involvement.

Section C: Inclusion

Awards to be nominated by the BVC Basketball Development Officers for each region in consultation with the BVC Manager.

Bob Osborne Award - Outstanding contribution by a female to Diversity and inclusion

This award goes to an individual who actively promotes diversity and inclusive excellence and has made an exemplary and outstanding contribution through a sustained commitment to improve opportunities for the diverse and inclusive communities we serve.

The Diversity and Inclusion Award recipient demonstrates an exceptional understanding of diversity and inclusiveness beyond the call of duty as represented by the following criteria:

  • Significantly contributed to the development or improvement of Inclusive programs
  • Enhanced inclusion through positive communication
  • Developed innovative methods for increasing and valuing diversity and inclusion through wide-ranging activities
  • Demonstrated outstanding efforts to promote an environment free from bias and discrimination
  • Organised, created and/or facilitated various events promoting diversity, respect, and inclusiveness

Gary bird award - outstanding contribution by a male to Diversity and inclusion

This award goes to an individual who actively promotes diversity and inclusive excellence and has made an exemplary and outstanding contribution through a sustained commitment to improve opportunities for the diverse and inclusive communities we serve.

The Diversity and Inclusion Award recipient demonstrates an exceptional understanding of diversity and inclusiveness beyond the call of duty as represented by the following criteria:

  • Significantly contributed to the development or improvement of Inclusive programs
  • Enhanced inclusion through positive communication
  • Developed innovative methods for increasing and valuing diversity and inclusion through wide-ranging activities
  • Demonstrated outstanding efforts to promote an environment free from bias and discrimination
  • Organised, created and/or facilitated various events promoting diversity, respect, and inclusiveness

Section D: Promotion

Awards to be nominated by the BVC Basketball Development Officers for each region in consultation wit the BVC Manager.

Bill McCarthy Award - Outstanding Promotion of Basketball

This award goes to an individual or organisation who has demonstrated and delivered excellence in promotion and coverage of Basketball in Country Victoria and includes print, television, radio and online content and platforms

The nomination may consider the following areas:

  • Demonstrate responsible and well-researched coverage of basketball
  • Provide a detailed and innovative insight into basketball
  • Provide a detailed and innovative insight into basketball
  • Exceptional coverage of a sporting event during the nomination period
  • Continued promotion of basketball through the nomination period

SECTION E: REFEREES

Awards to be nominated by the BVC Referee Development Officer, in consultation with the BVC Referee Committee.

John Holden Award - Outstanding development of referees at a large association

To be eligible for this award, the recipient must:

  • Be an Affiliated Association of BVC
  • Must have current Affiliation Agreement with BVC
  • Must operate the BVC Online Registration system in accordance with BVC processes and procedures
  • Referees at the Association participate in the BVC Referee License process annually
  • Association has over 1,500 registered participants as determined by the BVC Database

The nomination may consider the following areas:

  • Referees retention and growth
  • Referee recruitment
  • Referee development plan
  • Contribution within a region
  • Contribution to BVC activities and various leagues
  • Significant referee appointments during the nominated period ie. National Champs

Noel Byers Award - Outstanding development of referees at a small association

To be eligible for this award, the recipient must:

  • Be an Affiliated Association of BVC
  • Must have current Affiliation Agreement with BVC
  • Must operate the BVC Online Registration system in accordance with BVC processes and procedures
  • Referees at the Association participate in the BVC Referee License process annually
  • Association has less thank 1,500 registered participants as determined by the BVC Database

Dennis Morgan Award for outstanding achievements by a junior female referee

This award goes to an individual (female) referee who has achieved outstanding results in respect to their performance during the nominated period.

To be eligible for this award, the recipient must:

  • Be eligible to represent Victoria
  • Be under the age of 18 at the 31 December in the year nominated
  • Be a citizen of, or hold permanent residency in Australia
  • Be a licensed Referee in Victoria
  • Have exhibited a high level of commitment to both development and game
  • Have exhibited some/all of the following positive qualities on and off the court: leadership, team work, communication, commitment, loyalty, work ethic, ambassadorship, respect for teams, coaches and other officials

Terry Davis Award - Outstanding achievement by a junior male referee

This award goes to an individual (male) referee who has achieved outstanding results in respect to their performance during the nominated period.

To be eligible for this award, the recipient must:

  • Be eligible to represent Victoria
  • Be under the age of 18 at the 31 December in the year nominated
  • Be a citizen of, or hold permanent residency in Australia
  • Be a licensed Referee in Victoria
  • Have exhibited a high level of commitment to both development and game
  • Have exhibited some/all of the following positive qualities on and off the court: leadership, team work, communication, commitment, loyalty, work ethic, ambassadorship, respect for teams, coaches and other officials

Helen Pawsey Award - Outstanding achievement by a female referee

This award goes to an individual (female) referee who has achieved outstanding results in respect to their performances during the nominated period.

To be eligible for this award, the recipient must:

  • Be eligible to represent Victoria
  • Be a licensed referee in Victoria
  • Have exhibited a high level of commitment to the development of the game
  • Have exhibited some/all of the following positive qualities on and off the court: leadership, team work, communication, commitment, loyalty, work ethic, ambassadorship, respect for teams, coaches and other officials.

Rod Bush Award - Outstanding Achievement by a male referee

This award goes to an individual (male) referee who has achieved outstanding results in respect to their performances during the nominated period.

To be eligible for this award, the recipient must:

  • Be eligible to represent Victoria
  • Be a licensed referee in Victoria
  • Have exhibited a high level of commitment to the development of the game
  • Have exhibited some/all of the following positive qualities on and off the court: leadership, team work, communication, commitment, loyalty, work ethic, ambassadorship, respect for teams, coaches and other officials.

Section F: Jack Terrill Medal

The Jack Terrill Medial is named in honour of the former Basketball Victoria Country founding President and long-time Basketball Victoria Country Council Member, the late Mr. Jack Terrill.

Jack, who passed away in 1973, was one of the driving forces behind the formation of Basketball Victoria Country. At the 1966 Country Annual Delegates Meeting at Country Week, it was decided that an attempt should be made to form a genuine country governing committee which would play a significant role in the future direction of basketball in country Victoria.

Jack Terrill served as President of the Country Council from 1967 to 1973 and was instrumental in creating the policies and procedures under which BVC operates to this very day. Jack’s vision and commitment were formally recognised in 1973 with the introduction of the Jack Terrill Medal.

This annual award recognises a significant and outstanding contribution by an individual to Basketball in Country Victoria. The Commission may also choose to make the award posthumously if the circumstances are appropriate

The nomination may consider the following areas:

  • Outstanding service to basketball that might include extraordinary, significant, and/or demonstrated contribution to the betterment of basketball and the local community/organisation.
  • Made a lasting or meaningful contribution or impact on basketball in their community.
  • Consistently demonstrated the highest standards and qualities with actions recognised and valued by their peers.
  • The respect of peers
  • General acknowledgement as having reached a pinnacle in basketball

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