High Jumper Wayne Yap Kwan Yi came in 1stat the Western Australia Little AthleticsAssociation (WALAA) competitions in both Perth and Singapore in 2006. Hurdler MdRidzuan B Roazlan from the Singapore Sports School came in 2ndin the 110m Hurdlesand400mHurdlesattheThailandSportsSchoolsGames.See Huey tries to help her athletes when she knows that they have personalproblems. She helps her athletes set realistic goals and regularly motivates andaffirms them.High Performance Coaching Award (Senior Competitions)38. Andras SigmondSailingAge: 61 years oldCoached: 7 years in SingaporeAndras was a recipient of the SSC Coach Recognition High Performance CoachingAward (Senior Competitions) in 2006. He is coaching with the Singapore SailingFederation.Andras’ athletes have performed well at various regional and world championships.At the Laser 4.7 World Championships in 2006, National Sailor Colin Chengclinched 1stplace in the Boys category while Victoria Chan took the top spot in theGirls category. Victoria Chan also came in 4thin the Laser Radial event at the YouthWorld Championships in England. At the Doha Asian Games in 2006, Nationalsailors Maximillian Soh and Colin Cheng clinched the Gold medal in the LaserStandard event and the Laser 4.7 event respectively, while Koh Seng Leong tookthe Silver medal in the Laser Radial event. In 2006, Andras attended two Laser International Training Clinic held in Thailandand Israel. Andras tailors his training programme to his sailors individually andintegrates biomechanics, sports psychology and strength and conditioning as anintegral part of their training. Andras places emphasis on safety and it is his toppriority even when he travels with them.39. Tan Yoke See Henry 陈玉书BowlingAge: 62 years oldCoached: 26 yearsHenry is a national coach with the Singapore Bowling Federation. He was also arecipient of the SSC Coach Recognition Development Coaching Award (Schools)in 2005.
The national bowling team garnered one Gold medal at the Asian Tenpin BowlingChampionships in Jakarta, and another two Gold medals at the World Men’sChampionships in Busan. At the 2006 Doha Asian Games, the team also garnered one Gold, two Silver andtwo Bronze medals for Singapore. National Bowlers Valerie Teo and MichelleKwang achieved the Women Doubles Gold, while Lee Yu Wen, Remy Ong andJason Nathan achieved the Men Trios Silver. Remy Ong also achieved the MenMasters Silver. Henry is concerned that his athletes must be comfortable with any changes to thetraining programmes. He is interested in the lives of his athletes and the goals theyset for themselves. He always takes time to listen to his athletes’ concerns andfeedback.40. Foo Chee Leong Mervyn 志梁苻BowlingAge: 32 years oldCoached: 9 yearsMervyn is a national coach with the Singapore Bowling Federation and also amember of the SSC Coaching Programmes & Technical Development CoachingAdvisory Committee. He also teaches the NCAP Technical (Bowling) course.