Sports Awards 2015
SASSOT Community Sport Awards 2015 saw some of the county’s finest sporting clubs and volunteers coming together to be honored. Held at Staffordshire County Council the event recognised the achievements and commitment of local people in developing local community sport. Awards were up for grabs in five categories and proved a challenging task for the judging panel in selecting county winners.
(Award Finalist 2015)
Chris Bowers (16), British Canoeing England National Talent programme member for Canoe Slalom also attended the evening celebrations. Chris inspired the audience with his sporting achievements and aspirations for Tokyo 2020. After a tense lead up to the awards, the following 5 award winners were announced.
Community Coach of the Year 2015 – Steven Noble (Taekwondo)
Community Club of the Year 2015 -Wyrley Juniors Football Club (South Staffordshire)
Community Sports Project of the Year 2015 -Quantico Court Activity Sessions (Stafford)
Community Sports Volunteer of the Year 2015 – John Finney & Jonathan Seal
Winner – John Finney (Stafford)
Winner – Jonathan Seal (Stoke)
Sporting Newcomer of the Year 2015 – In Association With BBC Radio Stoke
Alex Gruber (RYA Dinghy Instructor)
Special Recognition Awards
West Midlands Satellite Club Participant of the Year 2015 – Ineke Drijhout (Volleyball)
SASSOT Satellite Club of the Year 2015 – Six Town Company of Archers
West Midlands Sportivate Participant of the Year 2015 -Danielle Pointon (Newcastle-Under-Lyme)
West Midlands Sportivate Project of the Year 2015 -Quantico Court Activity Sessions (Stafford)
And the Runners Up Were ….
Community Coach of The Year (Runner Up) – Neil Edge (Rugby)
Community Club of The Year (Runner Up) -Cheslyn Hay Tennis Club (Chris Perrin)
Community Project of The Year (Runner Up) – Stafford Disability Gym Project