This season marks the sixth year of the OMHA Coach of the Month presented by The Coaches Site. We asked for nominations of deserving coaches and after much deliberation, Emily Sararas of the South Huron U13 D team was selected as the Coach of the Month for November.
Here's her story as told by her nomination:
Emily is a first year/time coach that gladly took on the role after so many of the others asked passed up on the opportunity. She has done an excellent job earning the respect of her boys team through excellently planned practices, focus on fundamentals, and having fun! It's not always easy for a woman to be the head coach of a boys team, especially at this age of boy, but she has done it with poise and positivity. She puts great effort into teaching her players more about the game and how to improve, but even more effort goes into her celebrating her players individual small achievements/improvements. She has also done an exceptional job helping foster leadership and a true team-community among the players. Its easy to see she has won the player hearts and minds with her passion and know-how.