Active Wandsworth Awards 2019
Active Wandsworth Awards 2019 – Nominations Open
The nominations are now open for the 2019 Active Wandsworth Awards. The Active Wandsworth Awards recognises the commitment and achievement of the many people involved in sport and physical activity within Wandsworth. The awards reward talented local sports performers, coaches, volunteers, teams and clubs for their exceptional achievements in 2019.
Nominees must reside in Wandsworth or attend a school in the Borough or be a member of a sports clubs or physical activity session based in Wandsworth.
All achievements must have taken place between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2019.
There are 10 categories to choose from:
- Club/Organisation of the Year
- The Mayor’s Award
- Volunteer of the Year
- Young Volunteer of the Year
- Outstanding Contribution to Sport & Physical Activity
- Physical Activity Project of the Year
- Active School of the Year
- Coach/Instructor of the Year
- Junior Sports Person of the Year
- Sports Person of the Year
Nominations are open until Sunday 26 January 2020
2018 Active Wandsworth Awards Report
The 2018 Active Wandsworth Awards took place on Friday 22 February recognising the commitment and achievement of the many people involved in sport and physical activity within Wandsworth.
Photos from the evening can be found on the Active Wandsworth Facebook page
Awards were presented by England Footballer Fara Williams and GB Katie Snowden. The evening saw England and Harlequins prop Kyle Sinckler claim the Sport Person of the Year prize with talented Waterskier Molly Lee winning the Junior Sports Person of the Year.
Volunteers were recognised for their work in the community with Rachel Denning of Battersea Ironsides RFC becoming Volunteer of the Year and Nicolas Flores Pujols Young Volunteer of the Year for his work at Southfields Academies Basketball Academy.
The fantastic girls from Burntwood School won the Mayor’s Award for raising the profile of Disability Sport within their school and locally in the community.
Simon Haspal was awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Sport & Physical Activity trophy for his dedication as fixtures secretary at Wayfarers Hockey Club. Broadwater Primary won the newly introduced Active School of the Year for their work in encouraging all pupils to be active through a range of clubs and initiatives.
Balham Football Club won Sports Club of the Year and Leonard Cheshire scooped the Physical Activity Project of the Year award for their continued work with Adults with a disability.
2018 Active Wandsworth Award Winners
- Active School of the Year – Broadwater Primary School
- Young Volunteer of the Year – Nicolas Flores Pujols
- Volunteer of the Year – Rachel Denning
- Mayor’s Award – Burntwood School Para Team
- Coach/Instructor of the Year – Mike Mounowah
- Outstanding Contribution to Sport & Physical Activity – Simon Haspel
- Sports Club/Organisation of the Year – Balham Football Club
- Physical Activity Project of the Year – Leonard Cheshire
- Junior Sports Person of the Year – Molly Lee
- Sports Person of the Year – Kyle Sinckler