COACH OF THE YEAR FINALIST
Russell Johnstone is a highly respected coach and rider. Russell represented Australia at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He is the coach to many jumping riders in Australia, whilst producing his own horses from young horses to World Cup level. Russell has a very positive and encouraging coaching style. Not only does Russell teach his riders how to improve their riding, but he helps to coach them mentally and drive them forward.
Russell is a fantastic influence to all his riders and goes out of his way to always assist and help at shows, as well as offer his advice whenever he can. Russell is wonderful role model to numerous riders, and has many people look up to him. He is a fully qualified, EA Level Two Showjumping Specialist Coach.
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
- Results and performance of athletes/teams coached by the nominee
- Level of competition – state, national and/or international
- Contribution to the wider coaching community within their sport - mentoring, etc.
HOW TO VOTE - VOTING NOW CLOSED
Before casting your vote we’d like you to get to know our finalists by reading their profiles below.
You’ll also need your membership number, so have it handy when you’re ready to make your selections. We also ask that you look at the criteria listed for each category and use these points to make your decision – remember, it’s not about just being a nice person!
When you are ready to cast your vote, simply click on the VOTE NOW button.
You must have been a financial member at some point during the period 1 July 2019 until Monday 21 September 2020 to be eligible to cast a vote. You are only able to submit ONE voting form per category. The following will be deemed void and will be removed:
- duplicate votes in a category by the same member
- unfinancial members (as per time period above)
- invalid or incorrect membership numbers
COACH of the year
BLACK HORSE CLOTHING
PROUDLY SPONSORING THE 2020 COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD