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 Photos are now available to view or purchase from Christina's Page.

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Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Somerset Business Award Winner
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Disability Confident
  • Somerset Skills & Learning
    Youth Sport Trust
    activity alliance
    Sedgemoor District Council
    Avon & Somerset Police
  • South Somerset District Council
    Somerset Partnership
    Yeovil Hospital Healthcare
    Taunton & West Somerset Council
    Mendip District Council
    Homes in Sedgemoor
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Spark Somerset
    YMCA Dulverton Group
    Department for Work & Pensions
    Somerset CCG
    together team
    Somerset Cricket Board
    British American Football Association
    Badminton England
    Somerset FA
  • British Cycling
    Create Development
    Children in Need
    The Salvation Army
    Somerset County Council
  • Channel Adventure
    Somerset Community Foundation
    Nova Sports & Coaching
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK