Don't miss the chance to nominate your volunteers for the Cornwall Sports Awards
With nominations for the 2011 Cornwall Sports Awards open for just one more month, make sure you don't miss the chance to recognise all the hard work put in by your sports volunteers!
Now in its sixth year, the Cornwall Sports Awards is designed to recognise and honour the contributions made by dedicated sports coaches, officials, clubs, volunteers and young leaders from across the county. The event has grown every year since it started in 2006 and is now a key date in the Cornish sports calendar.
This year the Awards ceremony will be taking place at The Atlantic Hotel in Newquay on November 11, and will see four categories, incorporating 13 separate Awards, being presented: Coaching, Club, Volunteering, and Sportivate Project. Winners from a number of the categories are also automatically put through to various national Awards. Further details of each award can be found by clicking here.
The 2010 Cornwall Sports Awards winners were as follows:
Children's Coach Jake Ash, Penryn College
Participation Coach Kevin Cooke, Samurai Karate Club
Young Coach U25 Josh Perry, St Just Cricket Club
Performance & Dev Coach Jon Salfield Truro Fencing Club
Official of the Year Pauline Kinder, Cornwall Netball
Club of the Year Adult One & All Cycling Club, Peter Jory
Club of the Year Junior Storm Netball Club
Club of the Year (text vote) Liskeard Leopards Women's Rugby Club
Sport Unlimited Project West Coast Cheerleading, Rhea Upsher
Young Leader of the Year Conor Brady, Saltash School
Community Volunteer Robert Trethewey, St Erme Cricket Club
Community Volunteer U25 Fraser Delf, Looe Rowing Club
Lifetime Services to Sport Christine Hore, St Stephen in Brannel Bowls Club
Natasha Howard, Club Development Officer at the Cornwall Sports Partnership, explains: "The Cornwall Sports Awards is a wonderful chance for anyone involved in sport across the county to honour the achievements of their clubs, coaches and volunteers.
"Anyone can make a nomination for anybody that they believe has made a real difference. The only rule is that clubs or individuals being nominated must be based in Cornwall".
The closing date for nominations is August 31 - so, get your form in quick to ensure that your sports club, volunteer, coach or official receives the recognition they deserve!