Our Awards

The Beautiful You Coaching Academy holds an annual awards ceremony that uplifts and honours our worldwide community of coaches and the incredible work they are doing through their coaching, events, programs, books, products, podcasts and more. Categories include International Coach of the Year, Emerging Coach of the Year, Program/Event of the Year, Book/Product of the Year, Podcast of the Year, Trainee of the Year and the CEO SHINE Award.

Our Judges

We have an incredible panel of judges who assist us to select the finalists and winners of the awards every year. This includes select staff and training team of the Beautiful You Coaching Academy as well as a world class panel of external judges.

2023 – 2024 Awards

Nominations Now Closed!

INTERNATIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR 

CRITERIA

  1. Certified Coach of the Beautiful You Coaching Academy with a current profile on our website
  2. Professional website and social media presence that shows deep service to ideal clients
  3. Well established business with multiple service offerings
  4. Coaching work and business that shows a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  5. Testimonials and/or media presence that showcases coaching work

PRIZES

  1. $1000 AUD Coaching Scholarship
  2. Commemorative Trophy, Gift and Certificate
  3. Dedicated Profile on the Beautiful You Coaching Academy Blog
  4. Podcast Interview with CEO and Founder, Julie Parker

Finalists

Evelyn Kelly (NZ), Karen Marie Johnston (UK), Katie Kurtz (USA), Lucy Allen (AUS), Tracey Spencer (AUS), Yolanda Finette (AUS)

EMERGING COACH OF THE YEAR

CRITERIA

  1. Established website with clearly noted services
  2. Positive social media presence in service to ideal clients
  3. Coaching work and business that shows a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  4. Testimonials and/or media presence that showcases coaching work

PRIZES

  1. $500 AUD Coaching Scholarship
  2. Commemorative Trophy, Gift and Certificate
  3. Profile interview on the Beautiful You Coaching Academy Blog

Finalists:

Christina Carlson (USA), Enda Gilbert-Rosette (AUS), Kerry Solomon (AUS), Lucy Quick (AUS), Marie Kenny (ZAF), Stephanie MacKinnon (IRE)

EVENT/PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

CRITERIA

  1. Event/program that was launched after the coach began training with The Beautiful You Coaching Academy
  2. Event/program that is professionally designed and presented
  3. Event/program that showcases the coaches work and is in service to their ideal clients
  4. Evidence of outstanding promotion of the program/event
  5. Evidence of testimonials and/or media that showcases the program/event
  6. Evidence of the program having a commitment to showcasing diverse voices, opinions, lived experiences and/or commitment to accessibility

PRIZES

  1. $250 AUD Coaching Scholarship
  2. Commemorative Trophy, Gift and Certificate
  3. Profile interview on the Beautiful You Coaching Academy Blog

Fianlists:

Erica Carrico (USA), Evie Wilson (AUS), Fionnuala Doherty (AUS), Jaci Rogash (AUS), Kate Jones (NZ), Dr Kirstey Holland (AUS)

BOOK/PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

CRITERIA

  1. Book/product that was launched after the coach began training with  Beautiful You Coaching Academy
  2. Book/product that is professionally designed and presented
  3. Book/product that showcases the coaches work and is in service to their ideal clients
  4. Evidence of outstanding promotion of the book/product
  5. Evidence of testimonials and/or media that showcases the book/product

PRIZES

  1. $250 AUD Coaching Scholarship
  2. Commemorative Trophy, Gift and Certificate
  3. Profile interview on the Beautiful You Coaching Academy Blog

Finalists:

Annabelle Sharman (AUS), Christine Rose Elle (USA), Katie Kurtz & Jane Buresh (USA), Leona Reading (FRA), Magdalena Lopez (SUI), Sharyn Holmes (AUS)

PODCAST OF THE YEAR

CRITERIA

  1. Podcast that was launched after the coach began training with Beautiful You Coaching Academy
  2. Podcast that is professionally designed and presented
  3. Podcast that showcases the coaches work and is in service to their ideal clients
  4. Evidence of outstanding promotion of the podcast
  5. Evidence of testimonials and/or media that showcases the podcast
  6. Evidence (if podcast is interview based) of guests and topics showcasing diverse voices, opinions and lived experiences

PRIZES

  1. $250 AUD Coaching Scholarship
  2. Commemorative Trophy, Gift and Certificate
  3. Profile Interview on the Beautiful You Coaching Academy Blog

Finalists:

Cindy Graham-Schmidt (AUS), Emma Waters (AUS), Emma Wilson (ISR), Keri Kugler (USA), Leticia Ringe (AUS), Sallyanne Hartnell (AUS)

TRAINEE OF THE YEAR

A personal award given to the trainee that Lead and Senior Trainers Julie Parker and Jo Parker judge as the most outstanding trainee of the year.

PRIZES

  1. $250 AUD Coaching Scholarship
  2. Commemorative Trophy, Gift and Certificate

Finalists:

Amanda Browning (AUS), Carina Ewens (DEU), Heang Forbes (AUS), Khetsiwe Mulcahy (UK), Meghan Johnston (CA), Sudha Balaji (NZ)

SHINE AWARD

A personal award given to the coach that CEO and Founder Julie Parker believes to most uphold the values of being a Beautiful You Life Coach.

PRIZES

  1. $250 AUD Coaching Scholarship
  2. Commemorative Trophy, Gift and Certificate

Finalists:

Ariana Grant (NZ), Arissan Nicole (USA), Gabrielle Treanor (UK), Hayley McClennan (AUS), Magdalena Lopez (SUI), Rawinia Judson (NZ)

Frequently Asked Questions

1. If I’ve nominated before and did not become a finalist can I submit again?

 Absolutely. You just never know how close you might have been to becoming a finalist before!

2. If I’ve been a finalist before in a category can I submit again?

Absolutely. You just never know how close you might have been to winning before! The one exception to this is the category of Emerging Coach of the Year. If you have been a finalist in that before you cannot submit for that award again.

3. If I’ve won a category before can I submit again?

For the International and Emerging categories you cannot. For all other categories if you have a new entry you may, eg. you have previously won the Book/Product or Program/Event category and now have a new Book/Product or Program/Event  you wish to nominate.

4. Can I nominate someone else?

No. All entries are via self-nomination, however we deeply encourage you to reach out to any fellow BYCA coach you believe should submit for these awards and encourage them to do so. Be someone’s cheerleader!

5. When do nominations open?

Nominations are open now.

6. When do nominations close?

Nominations close 12pm AEST August 31st.

7. I missed the deadline. Can I still submit?

No. Only entries submitted before the official deadline will be accepted.

8. I think I may have accidentally submitted in the wrong category. What should I do?

Please email us if you believe this to be the case noting also that the judging panel reserves the right to place your nomination in another category if it feels it may be better suited to being in there.

9.If I have done something in partnership with someone can I nominate that?

You may but only if that other person/s are also a BYCA coach.

10. I launched publicly what I wish to nominate (eg. book, product, podcast, event) before I started by training with BYCA. Can I nominate it?
 No. Only things you have launched publicly after you began your training with BYCA are eligible to be nominated.
11. Who judges the awards?

Please see above for all judges noted. Chance plays no part in the selection of finalists and winners and no judges vote carries more weight than any other.

12. When is the awards ceremony?

The awards ceremony will be held in Melbourne, Australia the evening of April 6th 2024.

13. When will I find out if I’m a finalist?

Finalists will be announced September 2023.

14. Can I get feedback on my nomination?

We are unable to provide personal feedback on any nomination for the awards.

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