Sport Awards 2019

The City of Worcester Sport Awards is an awards ceremony held once a year to celebrate the city’s sporting talent. This awards evening is a chance for athletes of Worcester to get the acknowledgement and credit that they deserve.

nominations are now open!

city of worcester sport awards

Freedom Leisure and Sport Worcester will once again host the annual City of Worcester Sport Awards in partnership with Worcester City Council, to celebrate and recognise local sporting success within Worcester City. Held at the University of Worcester Arena, The event will be hosted by special guest Steve Cram and welcome an audience of up to 120 individuals made up of shortlisted nominees and their accompanying guests; local VIP’s, local and regional press, local sports representatives and sponsors.   

To nominate please visit: www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/MT7BQ85

more information about 2018 winners

nomination categories

BEST EDUCATIONAL SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT

This award is for a school, college or university team or individual that has performed significantly well or shown a particularly great dedication to their sport.

Sponsored by University Of Worcester

2018 Winner: Alex Perrey

SPORTS SCHOOL OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award will recognise a school that has made the most significant contribution to school sport development in the 2017-2018 academic year.

Sponsored by Blu Leisure

2018 Winner: Cherry Orchard Primary School

JUNIOR TEAM OF THE YEAR

A team who have achieved and attained a high level of performance. They have also displayed good attitude and aptitude in their chosen sport.

Sponsored by G W Lamb Removals & Storage

2018 Winner: Rhythmic Gymnastics Worcester

JUNIOR MALE SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR

For a male individual under 18 years of age who has achieved a good standard of performance and has represented or contributed to a sport or club through their own dedication and commitment.

Sponsored by Technogym

2018 Winner: Owen Cooper

JUNIOR FEMALE SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR

For a female individual under 18 years of age who has achieved a good standard of performance and has represented or contributed to a sport or club through their own dedication and commitment.

Sponsored by Freedom Leisure

2018 Winner: Immie Gillgrass

YOUNG VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

For those under 18 for those who have voluntarily given up their time to Coaching/Involvement in sport from an administrative, organisational or other supporting role.

Sponsored by SouthCo

2018 Winner: Jaiden Gwynne

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

For those who have voluntarily given up their time to coaching/involvement in sport from an adminstrative, organisational or other supporting role.

Sponsored by Maitland Conservatories

2018 Winner: Robert Cox

DISABILITY SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR

An individual who has shown commitment and has achieved success in their own right
either through taking part in sport or volunteering.

Sponsored by Disability Sport Worcestershire

2018 Winner: Kieran Hodgson

COMMUNITY SPORTS AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AWARD

An individual club or project that has made a significant contribution to developing
community sport whilst also increasing opportunities for people to be more physically active.

Sponsored by Fortis Living

2018 Winner: Worcester Taxi Super League

CLUB OF THE YEAR

A club who have achieved accreditation recognition, also who have had significant
progress in developing opportunities for all over the last twelve months.

Sponsored by Worcester Boccia Club

2018 Winner: Worcester Swimming Club

COACH OF THE YEAR

A person involved in coaching at any level; who has shown high levels of achievement when developing improved performance amongst sports people.

Sponsored by Sports Partnership Herefordshire & Worcestershire

2018 Winner: Mike Bennett

THE POWER OF SPORT AWARD

This award recognises an individual who has significantly changed and improved their life through adopting a more active lifestyle, whom may have also made a positive impact on the lives of others’ around them. Improvements can be in their physical health, mental wellbeing, personal improvement, social development or any combination.

Sponsored by David Jon Hairdressing

2018 Winner: Phillipa Lord

SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

For a male or female over 18 years, who has achieved a high standard of performance and has represented or contributed to a sport or club through their own dedication and commitment.

Sponsored by Worcester City Council

2018 Winner: Jonny Arr

HOWARD PETERS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION

For those that have made a long term significant contribution to the development of sport in an adminstration, organisational or other supportive role. This award is linked to the BBC’s National Sports Personality of the Year Awards for Unsung Hero.

Sponsored by Heart of Worcestershire College

2018 Winner: Michael Underwood