Greatmats Annual Contest honors instructors, coaches and trainers nationwide

Annual National Sports, Arts and Animal Instructor Competition

Greatmats National Award Series honors coaches, instructors and trainers who have made a positive impact on their respective communities.

Sept. 29, 2016 – Wisconsin-based specialty flooring leader Greatmats is awarding a series of national awards for sport coaches, arts instructors and animal trainers trainers who have made a positive impact on their respective communities. The national awards are designed to honor those instructors, trainers and coaches in the USA that have made a positive difference in the lives of their students and community by utilizing service, integrity and quality.

Award Categories:
National Dance Instructor of the Year
National Martial Arts Instructor of the Year
National Cheerleading Coach of the Year
National Gymnastics Coach of the Year
National Dog Trainer of the Year
National Horse Trainer of the Year

The Greatmats National Award Series began in 2015 as a first-of-its-kind awards competition to recognize such a diverse group of individuals for both their positive professional and community influence. This is the second annual national awards competition to honor Dance Instructors, Dog Trainers and Horse Trainers. In 2016, Greatmats expanded its National Award Series to include Martial Arts Instructors, Cheer Coaches and Gymnastics Coaches.

Greatmats is accepting nominations for all six awards until Nov. 1, 2016.

To nominate a person for any of these awards, email the following information to before Nov. 1, 2016:

1. Nominee’s Name
2. Name and location of the nominee’s business (Must be located in the USA.)
3. A brief description of why you are nominating this person, including how he/she demonstrates service, integrity and quality.
4. A photo and/or video of the nominee

Voting will take place from Nov. 16 through Nov. 30, 2016 on Greatmats’ Facebook page to determine two finalists in each category. Greatmats staff will judge the two finalists on their demonstration of service, integrity and quality and choose the grand prize winner based on those criteria.

The Grand Prize includes
– $250 in Greatmats Products (or $150 Cash Option) for the winner’s related business
– Winner profile story
– Greatmats national award certificate
– Greatmats coffee mug

Winners will be named on December 30, 2016.

Greatmats, founded in 1999,  is a national specialty flooring leader based in Milltown, Wisconsin. Identified as one of the top 3,000 fastest growing companies in the USA three times since 2008, Greatmats has earned an A+ Better Business Bureau rating and 9.5 TrustPilot rating through its Golden Rule customer service practices. Greatmats gives back to its local community by donating 5% of its annual profits to local non-profit organizations. It also supports green initiatives through the use of solar energy at its Wisconsin headquarters and by offering a large variety of products made from recycled and renewable resources.

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