The Ontario Amateur Softball Association annually presents an award to an outstanding coach in memory of Gil Read. Gil Read was an outstanding coach, instructor and leader who made innumerable contributions to the game of softball at the community, provincial and national levels.
2017 Gil Read Coaches Honour Roll Winner: Scott Tuttle
Scott has coached house league, rep., Canada Games Gold and North American U21 Gold Championships and assisted Team Ontario for over twenty years. Scott’s overall coaching efforts span in excess of thirty years. He is NCCP Level III certified (by Gil Read himself), a Softball Ontario instructor, a CANpitch instructor, a Dartfish expert/analyst and a regular instructor at OASA Springboard clinics.
|2004||Dan Lauzon, Waterloo||2010||Ian Griffen, Port Perry|
|Doug Brohman, Elmira||Jim McKinnon, Port Elgin|
|2005||Bill Horne, St. Thomas||2011||Mark Hooey, Wiarton|
|2006||Richard Martin, Waterloo||2012||Norm MacLeod, Pickering|
|2007||Richard Venne, Scarborough||2013||John Beck, Port Perry|
|Rob Way, Waterloo||2014||Peter Chambers, Waterdown|
|2008||Gil Read (posthumously), Kanata||2015||Ryan Martin, Formosa|
|Mike Bolton, Napanee||2016||Bruce Young, Kitchener/Waterloo|
|Terry Gray (posthumously), Napanee||2017||Scott Tuttle, Cobourg|
|Doug Fisher, New Dundee|
|2009||Joe Lewis, Napanee
Mike Gibson, Cobourg
Jim Ford, Fingal