Sport Nova Scotia’s Support4Sport Awards have honoured figures and organizations throughout Nova Scotian sport with the Sport Makes a Difference Award, for those who “went above and beyond for their sport despite the challenges brought forth by COVID-19”. In partnership with Provincial Sport Organizations across the province, the award winners were distinguished by sport.

Lee Anna Osei, St. Francis Xavier X-Women head coach and founder of the Black Canadian Coaches Association, has been awarded the Sport Makes a Difference Award for basketball. Basketball Nova Scotia congratulates coach Lee Anna Osei on her well deserved honours, and extends our gratitude for all that she does for the game of basketball in Nova Scotia.

“Lee Anna is the founder of the Black Canadian Coaches Association and drives the conversation about sport equity on a provincial and national level. She has been featured on numerous media platforms, spoken on several panels, and helped with numerous Basketball Nova Scotia programs including the Junior Academy and Canada Games evaluations. Lee Anna’s efforts have been noticed across the country, and she was recently recognized by the Toronto Star as one of the 30 most influential women in Canadian sport” via Support4Sport

To see all award winners, click here.