Allan MacDonald – National Coaches Week

NCW Allan MacDonald judo

We are so excited to celebrate National Coaches Week! We have received so many coaching nominations and can’t wait to share them with you. Follow along to see why these coaches are so great!


Allan MacDonald – Judo PEI


What is an important skill that this coach has that makes them a great coach?

He is a great listener, he wants the best for you.


What lesson(s) has this coach instilled in you/athletes/or others?

Do your best, try your best and be the best person you can be, help others.


Pick 3 words that describes this coach. Explain why you chose each word.

Great communicator, Great instructor, Great listener and problem solver.


Write a memory or story about this coach, that impressed you. 

He has stage 4 cancer and rarely does he miss a practice even through Chemo and Radiation, he tells us to keep going, he tells us we do good even if we loose, he picks something out that we did good every tournament and he asks “Did you have fun!”.


Thank you for all that you do! Make sure to say ‘Thanks Coach’ to a special coach in your life!