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Athletic Awards

Athletic Awards

The 2019 Kamloops Sports Council Annual Athletic Awards nominations are now open. To nominate someone click HERE to fill out the application, and return it either by email to, or by mail or in person at the Kamloops Sports Council office at Unit 101 – 1550 Island Parkway, Kamloops, B.C. V2B 0H7

In 1990 the Kamloops Sports Council held their first official meeting; the ground work began for a unified sport advocacy group to promote communication, development, education and participation of sport in the greater Kamloops area. The Athletic Awards have been awarded annually since 1990 in conjunction with the Kamloops Sports Hall of Fame Banquet, which will be held this year on Saturday May 23rd, 2020 at the Coast Hotel and Conference Centre.

Nomination form:

Awards are given out in the following 8 categories:

Female Athlete of the Year  – Sponsored by LN Group

Male Athlete of the Year – Sponsored by Kamloops Minor Baseball

Coach of the Year –  Sponsored by Tim Hortons/Jon Pankuch

Team of the Year – Sponsored by Kamloops Blazers Sports Society

Sport Person of the Year – Sponsored by Nutech Fire Protection and Safety Services

International Excellence –  Sponsored by PacificSport Interior BC

University Award – Sponsored by TRU WolfPack

Masters Athletic Award – Sponsored by Royal Canadian Legion Branch #52


2019 Recipients


Tim Unaegbu

Sports Person

Niki Remesz


South Kamloops Boys

Basketball Team 

Female Athlete

Maddy Gobeil 

Male Athlete

Gavin Dodd

University Award

Kyle Pauwels


Greg Stewart

Masters Athlete

Dave Arthurs