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.


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


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