Whitehorse City Council

Whitehorse Sports Awards

The winners of the 2018 Whitehorse Sports Awards were announced at the awards ceremony 10 October 2018.

Award winners are chosen by the Whitehorse Sport and Recreation Network members in the following categories:

  • Volunteer of the Year – Barbara Schembri, Eastern Sirens Synchronized Swimming Club
  • Coach of the Year – Scott Talbot, Nunawading Swimming Club
  • Team of the Year – Blackburn Junior Football Club Under 16 Girls Team
  • Sports Club of the Year - Special Olympics Melbourne Inner East
  • Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability – Jacqui Wischer - Special Olympics Melbourne Inner East
  • Junior Sportsperson of the Year – Keli Leaupepe, Box Hill Senior Secondary College
  • Sportsperson of the Year – Jessica Hansen, Nunawading Swimming Club
  • School of the Year – Blackburn High School
  • “Chair’s” award – Nicole Joseph, Heatherdale Cricket Club
Congratulations to all the winners!

The Whitehorse Sports Awards is a Mayoral event that acknowledges hard work and dedication of local athletes, sporting and recreation clubs, and volunteers, across Whitehorse. The awards recognise the important contribution that local clubs and affiliates make to the community and the outstanding achievements of their members. The Whitehorse Sports Awards also acknowledges excellence in club management and the behind-the-scenes efforts of club volunteers.

Proud Sponsor of the Whitehorse Sports Awards

Any individual, who lives in, attends school or is a member of a sporting club within Whitehorse is eligible to be nominated in any of the award categories. Nominations are to be based on achievements over the past year. For further information please phone the Leisure and Recreation Service Administration Team (03) 9262 6371.