COACH OF THE YEAR FINALIST
Samantha has been a level 2 coach for 30 years and has taught taught numerous riders at all stages of their learning. She has successfully competed herself in both dressage and eventing. Samantha was the youngest NCAS coach accredited under Heath Ryan. She has trained many horses to Grand Prix including OTT horses not specifically bred for the dressage discipline. Samantha generously gives her time to many of her students on competition days and encourages them like a mother, often with her own daughter compeing in the same class. Samantha has been a coach educator for many years, helping those that are also chasing their dreams of being a coach. Samantha also invests in training with international coaches and happily passes on the knowledge to many others. Her versatility is shown through the teaching of riders competing in World Cup showjumping, para equestrian national championships, eventing to 4* and dressage, with some to FEI level.
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!
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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
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