AWARDS

The strength of Nova Scotia’s cross-country ski community lies within the persevering attitudes of our committed volunteers and athletes. CCNS formally recognizes individuals who have made an impact in our sport, and the achievements of our provincial team athletes. Has a volunteer made a difference in your skiing experience? Consider submitting a nomination.

Nominations

Help support our dedicated volunteers! Cross Country Nova Scotia proudly presents volunteer awards at our Annual General Meeting, held in the spring. Click on the categories listed below to view award requirements and nomination form. Submission deadline is March 31st, yearly. Volunteer categories include:

· Coach / Instructor of the Year

· Volunteer of the Year

· Official of the Year

· Corporate Sponsor of the Year

· Freda Wales Memorial Award

Recipients

2020 Volunteers

· Volunteer of the Year – Lorenzo Caterini

· Coach / Instructor of the Year – Jack Solomon

· Official of the Year – Rejean Chamberland

· Corporate Sponsor of the Year – Hub Cycle

· Freda Wales Award – Deirdre Evans

2020 Provincial Team

· Jr. Female Athlete of the Year – Fiona McClure

· Jr. Male Athlete of the Year – Ogen Newcomb

· Sr. Female Athlete of the Year – n/a

· Sr. Male Athlete of the Year – n/a

· Bryan Scallion Award (Female) – Fiona McClure

· Bryan Scallion Award (Male) – Daniel Murray

· Sue Hill Award for Most Improved – Milo Sircom-Brown

Historic

· Provincial Team Awards 1995-2020

· Volunteer Awards 1995-2020

Nordiq Canada Awards

Nordiq Canada formally recognizes the efforts of exceptional volunteers, by presenting awards at their Annual General Meeting, held in the spring. If you would like to nominate a volunteer, visit Nordiq Canada. Nova Scotia volunteers are recipients of these prestigious awards.

NS Recipients

· 2020 Volunteer of the Year Award – Lorenzo Caterini, Halifax Nordic

· 2018 Firth Award – Linda Murray, North Highlands Nordic

· Volunteer of the Year Award – Dennis Doyon, North Highlands Nordic

Articles

We celebrate Nova Scotians achieving greatness in our sport. Learn more about these special people, as featured below.

BE INSPIRED!

Lorenzo Caterini is Nordiq Canada’s Volunteer of the Year

Volunteers: Lifeline for Ski Clubs Across the Country by Rita Mingo, Nordiq Canada, September 3, 2020 f Volunteers make the world of amateur sports go ’round. Lorenzo Caterini would never have become a volunteer if he hadn’t had a great affinity for the sport of cross-country skiing. “I learned to ski on a skidoo highway, there was no grooming per…

Coach of the Year – Jack Solomon

Appreciation for Solomon by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, July 7, 2020 f Cross Country Nova Scotia is pleased to announce Halifax Nordic Ski Club’s Jack Solomon as the recipient of the 2020 Support4Sport Coach of the Year Award.   A province-wide call for nominations is held annually in March and the CCNS board of directors votes to designate the…

2020 Official of the Year

Rejean Chamberland by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, June 28, 2020 f Cross Country Nova Scotia is pleased to announce North Highland Nordic’s Rejean Chamberland as the recipient of the Support4Sport Official of the Year Award, which is presented annually to recognize outstanding officials in our sport.  A province-wide call for nominations is held annually in March and the CCNS…

Freda Wales Award – Deirdre Evans

Distinguished Award to Evans by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, September 18, 2020 f Cross Country Nova Scotia is pleased to announce Halifax Nordic Ski Club’s Deirdre Evans as the recipient of our 2020 Freda Wales Memorial Award, which is presented to a woman who has made a significant contribution to cross-country skiing in Nova Scotia. A province-wide call for…

Volunteer of the Year – Lorenzo Caterini

Top Honours by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, June 7, 2020 f Cross Country Nova Scotia is proud announce Lorenzo Caterini as the Support4Sport 2019-20 Volunteer of the Year. Caterini is President of Halifax Nordic Ski Club and Head Groomer. This Support4Sport award recognizes individuals who are dedicated to advancing the sport of cross-country skiing. Caterini has made enormous, game-changing…

Jr. Athlete of the Year – Fiona McClure

Athlete of the Year by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, July 11, 2020 f Cross Country Nova Scotia is pleased to announce Halifax Nordic Ski Club’s Fiona McClure as the recipient of the 2020 Support4Sport Junior Female Athlete of the Year Award.  The CCNS high performance committee determines the recipient, by calculating the highest point standing accumulated by a female…

Jr. Male Athlete of the Year

Jr. Male Athlete of the Year by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, July 2, 2020 f Cross Country Nova Scotia is pleased to announce Halifax Nordic Ski Club’s Ogen Newcomb as the recipient of the 2020 Support4Sport Junior Male Athlete of the Year Award.  The CCNS high performance committee defines the recipient as the ski team member with the highest…

Bryan Scallion Award – Fiona McClure

Fiona McClure competes at the 2020 Provincials. Fiona’s mother overlooks the start before she participated as well. Fastest at Provincials by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, July 6, 2020 f Cross Country Nova Scotia is proud to announce Halifax Nordic Ski Club’s Fiona McClure as the recipient of the 2020 Bryan Scallion Award for the fastest female skier at the…

Bryan Scallion Award – Daniel Murray

2 x Gold at Provincials by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, July 1, 2020 f Cross Country Nova Scotia is proud to announce North Highland Nordic’s Daniel Murray as the recipient of the 2020 Bryan Scallion Memorial Award for the fastest male skier at the Nova Scotia Cross-Country Ski Championships.  Murray achieved the top male aggregate time, calculated across two…

Sue Hill Award – Milo Sircom-Brown

Most Improved by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, June 20, 2020 f Cross Country Nova Scotia is proud to announce that provincial ski team athlete, Milo Sircom-Brown, is the recipient of our 2020 Sue Hill Award, for most improved skier. The high performance committee determines the award winners, by calculating the ski team member with the greatest improvement on the…