Youth sports coaches donate countless hours helping your youth sports programs provide great experiences for children throughout the community. From planning practices to helping youngsters develop skills, coaches do everything they can to help make sure that their players have a fun-filled season.
So how do you recognize your coaches for their efforts at the end of the season?
According to Trophies2Go.com, the National Alliance for Youth Sports’ (NAYS) partner for all trophy needs, determining the appropriate size and type of recognition depends on a few factors. For example:
How much time has the coach given to your program?
What are the coach’s other interests?
Lastly, what is your budget?
Giving thought to these points will help you brainstorm some gift ideas for your coach
. For smaller gifts, Trophies2Go.com recommends flowers, an engraved coffee mug, a gift card to their favorite store or a small trophy or plaque.
Larger gift ideas include a picture plaque with a photo of the team, a signed team ball in a display case or a gold coach’s whistle in an engraved wooden box.
With full access to Trophies2Go.com’s warehouse through the NAYS online store
and free engraving services offered exclusively to NAYS members, there is a recognition gift to fit all budgets. However, don’t forget the impact that a personal call or message at the end of the season can have on expressing your gratitude for the coach’s work.
NAYS members receive $5 off their first order of $50 or more by using promo code NAYS5OFF.
Most recently, the work of Trophies2Go.com was on display at the 2011 NAYS Youth Sports Congress in Orlando, Fla. They created customized awards for the five Excellence in Youth Sports Award winners
, as well as the Coach of the Year and Parent of the Year recipients.
Located in Issaquah, Wash., Trophies2Go.com provides awards and recognition products to customers around the globe. Their engravers have years of experience and use the latest technology to guarantee amazing results with a quick turn-around.
For more information, visit shop.nays.org