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Somerset Sports Awards 2015

This year's Somerset Sports Awards gave recognition to the achievements and successes of outstanding athletes, inspirational volunteers, great coaches and quality clubs and organisations from across Somerset.

The awards evening was held on Friday 5th June at Taunton School and was hosted by Colin Johnson, Amy Wiltshire and Sarah Coombs of SASP; with support from the sponsors below.

Categories and Winners of 2015

  • TS5C Young Sports Person of the Year- Liam Brown
  • Children's Coach of the Year- Toni Smyth
  • Participation Coach of the Year- Darren White
  • Performance Coach of the Year- Lee O'Donnell
  • Young Volunteer of the Year- George Norman
  • Club Volunteer of the Year- Justin Bennett
  • Club of the Year- Running Forever
  • Get Somerset Active- Longrun Meadow parkrun
  • Contribution to School Sport Award- John Irish
  • Outstanding Achievement in Disability Sport Award- Ronald Homer
  • SASP Sportivate Award- Frome Canoe Club
  • Somerset Workplace Challenge Award- Somerset Care
Amy Wiltshire
Amy Wiltshire (Adult Participation Officer, SASP) said:

A massive Congratulations to all nominees, you are all winners! Thank you to everyone who attended the awards evening and made it such an enjoyable event. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you all. Keep doing what you're doing!!

Many Thanks to our Sponsors; TS5C, The Rotary Club, Create Development, Oaks Consultancy, Mr.Miles Tea, Richard Huish College, Bridgewater College Academy, Albert Goodman and Apsleys.

Photographs were taken throughout the evening by Christina Dithmar www.christina-dithmar-photography.co.uk Photos are now available to view or purchase from Christina's Page.

Please use the following link: http://christinadithmar.smugmug.com/Clients-Galleries/Commercial/SASP-Awards-June-2015/

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    CSPN
    Sports Coach UK
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Zing Somerset
    Somerset Skills & Learning
  • CPSU