The Arthur Eustace Award for Coaching
Arthur Eustace was one of Athletics New Zealand’s leading administrators, having served on the Oceania and IAAF Councils and was a life member of Oceania, World Athletics and Athletics NZ. A champion hurdler and Empire Games bronze medallist he started his post athlete career as a coach and was passionate about coaching through until his passing in April 2018.
Arthur was a founding member of the Athletics NZ Coaches Association and an inaugural inductee into the NZ Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2006. He was instrumental in World Athletics establishing a Coaches Commission.
Arthur was Athletics New Zealand’s Patron from 2009 until 2018. This award is given in his honour to recognise Coaches who are integral to Athletics. It can form an ongoing legacy by valuing and recognising a coach on an annual basis.
The Arthur Eustace Award for Coaching celebrates Coaches who demonstrate the values Arthur held around coaching Athletics, a Coach who also demonstrates the behaviours that support Athletics NZ core beliefs around coaching. It will be awarded to a coach who demonstrates;
Eligibility & Nomination Process
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