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 (Female Coach of the Year and Richard Boruta Male Coach of the Year)

  • 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.

Nomination Forms

Athlete and Coach Awards Nomination Form

Biathlon Canada Rudi Setz Memorial Award REV Nomination Form

Biathlon Canada Myriam Bédard Award REV Nomination Form

Biathlon-Canada-June-Hooper-Award-REV-Nomination-Form-1

2021 Biathlon Canada Annual Awards

The Ruedi Setz Award- Chris Selinger
The June Hooper Award- Cecilia Thistle
The Myriam Bedard Award- Etienne Letondeur
Male Athlete of the Year- Christian Gow
Female Athlete of the Year- Emma Lunder
The Richard Boruta Male Coach of the Year- Andrew Fichtner
Female Coach of the Year- Sheri Adams- Selinger

2020 Biathlon Canada Annual Awards

The Ruedi Setz Award- RCAAA Status Sub Committee – Lyle McLeod, Terri Dickson, Ron Pelletier
The June Hooper Award- John Halfyard
The Myriam Bedard Award- Rosanna Crawford
Male Athlete of the Year- Scott Gow
Female Athlete of the Year- Emma Lunder
The Richard Boruta Male Coach of the Year- Peter Algra
Female Coach of the Year- Jessica Blenkharn

2019 Biathlon Canada Annual Awards

The Ruedi Setz Award- Peggy Falkenham-Boutilier
The June Hooper Award- François Pineault
The Myriam Bedard Award- Ken Davies
Male Athlete of the Year- Christian Gow
Female Athlete of the Year- Nadia Moser
The Richard Boruta Male Coach of the Year- Jean-Phillipe LeGuellec
Female Coach of the Year- Rachel Korscil 

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