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.


Help support our dedicated volunteers! Cross Country Nova Scotia proudly presents volunteer awards at our Annual General Meeting, held in the spring. Do you know a cross-country ski club volunteer who went above and beyond for our sport despite the challenges brought forth by the pandemic? Please consider nominating an individual for the 2021 Sport Makes a Difference Award. There will be one category for awards this year. Submission deadline is March 15th.

· Sport Makes A Difference Award


2021 Volunteer

· Kevin Chaisson

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


· 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


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