2015 Good-to-Great Coach of Ontario Award

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2015 Good-to-Great Coach of Ontario Award

Forest City Diving Club is proud to announce that our head coach, Luda Zakharenko is the recipient of the 2015 Good-to-Great Coaching Excellence Award. This award is presented by the Coaches Association of Ontario. The awards program “celebrates the dedication and the commitment of exemplary individuals who inspire, innovate and share knowledge of sport with others. The Award recognize the importance of leadership, performance and the value of human insight which are all integral to great coaching”. The Good-to-Great category is awarded to one male and one female coach in Ontario across all disciplines of sports where

“The coaching focus is on performance excellence and competing to win. The coach would be recognized as the primary coach who identifies talented individuals; who creates a training environment that further develops athletic skills and abilities to a higher level of success in competition over a period of time”

During the course of her coaching career in Canada, Luda’s athletes have won medals at the provincial and national levels. Luda’s is very passionate about diving and is committed to the success of her athletes.

Luda received this award on September 19th in Toronto, Ontario. Congratulations to Luda for receiving such a prestigious award.

 

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Farewell and Best of Luck!

In September, we will be transitioning over to a new head coach and bidding farewell to our former head coach, Ioana Marinescu.  Ioana was a former 1992 Olympic Diver as well as  the National Champion for 7 years running in her home country of Romania.  Ioana has been the head coach for Forest City Diving Club since September 2003.  She has trained numerous athletes to provincial, national and international success.  Ioana will be heading down to Windsor, Ontario to head up a new diving club under the guidance of Dive Ontario.  We will surely miss her and wish her all the best in this exciting new opportunity.

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