Know a high school coach who should be honoured?

The Wismer Foundation is looking for nominations for its 9th annual Wismer Award for High School Coaching Excellence.

To be eligible for the award, given in honour of the late high school teacher and coach John Wismer, nominees, male or female, must be a currently active high school coach of any sport, with the Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board or the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board.

The deadline for nominations is April 24. Nominations received after the cutoff will be considered for the 2013 award. The final five nominees will be announced at a media conference on Tuesday, May 8tat the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. The award will be presented at the Wismer Foundation Golf Tournament and Award Presentation Dinner on Tuesday, May 29.

Nomination forms are available on the foundations website,

The Wismer Foundation Golf Tournament and Award Presentation Dinner will be held Tuesday, May 29 at Carlisle Golf & Country Club.

Individuals and companies can sponsor, play in the tournament and/or attend the evening award presentation dinner. Additional information including sponsorship opportunities and golf tournament registration forms are available at

For more information, visit the website or call Stacy Wismer, 905-574-3529, or email