This award is presented annually to a Gatineau coach in any sport, who has particularly distinguished themselves in their practices and has showcased our region at the provincial, national or international level. The recipient of this award will receive a trophy and a $500.00 scholarship.
Each year, the Foundation will issue five $250.00 scholarships to deserving coaches to fund training and equipment to help in their practices and improve the performance of their athletes.
The Pat Burns Foundation Prize and scholarships were awarded to coaches in addition to prizes already awarded by Loisir Sport Outaouais in the categories National Coach of the Year and Provincial Coach of the Year. The selection of scholarship recipients of the Pat Burns Foundation was made up of all the applications received in the two prize categories. The recipients were chosen by the selection committee in place and to which a board member of directors of the Foundation served.
Five $250.00 scholarships were also awarded to coaches to finance training and equipment within their respective teams. The Foundation wanted to reward the efforts and boundless dedication of these coaches who, day after day, work to improve the performance of their team:
Mr. Dave Fallon, en gymnastics
Mrs. Sarah Mayer, diving
Mr. Yann Prigent, en gymnastics
Mr. Olivier Renaud, swimming
Mr. Olivier Tyteca, fencing