Baseball Ontario Awards Program 

Nominees must be registered with Baseball Ontario in either a Rep or Select program.  Baseball Ontario will be honoring teams and individuals in the following categories: 

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

This award is presented in the following categories to registered Baseball Ontario players.  Please keep the information regarding the player to age category they are being nominated.

  • Rep 13U & Below
  • Rep 14U & Above
  • Select 13U & Below
  • Select 14U & Above

PITCHER OF THE YEAR

This award is presented in the following categories to registered Baseball Ontario players.  Please keep the information regarding the player to age category they are being nominated.

  • Rep 13U & Below
  • Rep 14U & Above
  • Select 13U & Below
  • Select 14U & Above

COACH OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to a Baseball Ontario registered coach with, who meets the certification requirements for the division they are coaching, for outstanding service to the sport at club, affiliate or provincial level.  The nominee will be recognized for leadership and excellence and must be a current member in good standing. 

  • Rep 13U & Below
  • Rep & Above
  • Select (all age groups)

TEAM OF THE YEAR 

Open to all Baseball Ontario rostered teams showing outstanding achievement in current season. 

  • Rep (all age groups)
  • Select (all age groups)

UMPIRE OF THE YEAR

  • Junior (This award will be presented to an active, registered umpire with a minimum of Level 1 certification.)
  • Senior (This award will be presented to an active, registered umpire with a minimum of Level 3 certification.)

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to an active adult volunteer whose contributions to baseball this current year have resulted in the creation of a better environment for players.  Nominees may not be active members of Baseball Ontario Board of Management, Rep Council or Select Council.

Baseball Ontario would like each and every affiliate to nominate one individual from your area for the Volunteer of the Year award.  Each affiliate nominee will be recognized for that nomination with the Don McKnight Volunteer Recognition Award.  From that pool, one individual will be award the provincial award, the R. Jack Middlemass Volunteer of the year award.

Guidelines for Award Nominations

Baseball Ontario is proud to present its Awards Program honoring its best coaches, officials, players, teams and volunteers, for their performances and/or contributions to the sport of baseball.  We invite all affiliates to nominate those individuals who deserve recognition for their performance over the past year.  All nominees must be affiliated with the Baseball Ontario.

The Awards Committee reviews the applications and selects the most deserving nominee in each category.   The more information the committee receives, the better they can assess your nominee. 

Please read the suggested guidelines to assist you in gathering your nominee’s profile.

Please ensure your forms are returned in legible form to avoid spelling errors on certificates and awards.

Other Criteria:

  • Consideration of number of years in Baseball Ontario activities and contributions made.
  • Qualifications and certifications achieved.
  • Only nominations that are filled out completely will be considered.
  • All nominations of members in good standing will be considered.
  • Awards will be presented at our Evening of Excellence at the AGM November 19th!
  • Nominations must be submitted by noon on October 25th, 2022

AWARDS PROGRAM

Winning Tips: 

  • Consult knowledgeable people for accurate information concerning the candidate’s endeavors, competitive records, other activities or areas of involvement.
  • Compile the information received for each candidate and clip it to his or her specific nomination form.
  • Ensure information is filled in accurately on forms in the spaces provided.
  • Write a brief letter from the club stressing why this individual is such a worthy candidate.

Nomination Forms:

2022 Coach of the Year    

2022 Player of the Year

2022 Pitcher of the Year

2022 Team of the Year

2022 Volunteer of the Year    

2022 Umpire of the Year     

 

If you have any issues with the forms please email us or call the office at 519.740.3900.