Biathlon Canada Annual Awards
Rudi Setz Award
Is awarded to the individual who has made a significant contribution to Biathlon in Canada in the past year.
June Hooper Memorial Award
(Builder of the Sport of Biathlon in Canada) is presented to an individual(s) who has significantly contributed to the growth and development of the sport of Biathlon over many years with service of the quality, dedication and unstinting devotion exemplified by June Hooper.
Myriam Bedard Award
To formally recognize individuals who have displayed extraordinary dedication and commitment in the achievement of excellence in the sport of Biathlon. This may be seen by athletes, coaches or other people involved in working towards the achievement of the mission of the organization.
Athlete of the Year Criteria for Nomination
- Demonstrating, by example a positive image as an athlete and being a good ambassador for the sport of Biathlon.
- Demonstrating personal achievement and excellence.
- Other contributions to the sport.
Coach of the Year Nomination
- Presenting, through example, a positive image of coaching.
- Demonstrating concern for all-around development of the athlete and instilling guidelines reflecting responsible conduct beyond the field of play.
- Demonstrating respect for officials, opponents and parents, and espousing a philosophy of fair play.
- Demonstrating the ability to improve the athletic performance of a team or individual.
- Applying relevant training theory and coaching techniques.
2019 Biathlon Canada Annual Awards
Peggy Falkenham-Boutilier – The Ruedi Setz Award
François Pineault – The June Hooper Award
Ken Davies- The Myriam Bedard Award
Christian Gow – Male Athlete of the Year
Nadia Moser – Female Athlete of the Year
Jean-Phillipe LeGuellec- The Richard Boruta Male Coach of the Year
Rachel Korscil – Female Coach of the Year
2018 Biathlon Canada Annual Awards
Ruedi Setz – Clayton Whitman
Myriam Bedard – Ray Kokkonen
June Hooper – Bob Bentley
Female Athlete – Rosanna Crawford
Male Athlete – Mark Arendz
Female Coach – Kathy Davies
Richard Boruta Male Coach – Airat Aitniakov
2017 Biathlon Canada Annual Awards
Ruedi Setz – Ron Pelletier
Myriam Bedard – Veli Niinimaa
June Hooper – Louis Corbeil
Female Coach – Sadrine Charron
Male Coach – Richard Boruta
Female Athlete – Megan Bankes
Male Athlete – Leo Grandbois
2016 Biathlon Canada Annual Awards
Ruedi Setz – Jean-Guy Levesque
Myriam Bedard – Judy and Stephen Hale
June Hooper – Graham Lindsay
Athlete Female – Rosanna Crawford
Athlete Male – Nathan Smith
Coach Male – Tyson Smith
Coach Female – Sandrine Charron