Whitehorse Sports Awards

Nominations for the Whitehorse Sports Awards 2021 are open

Do you know an outstanding sportsperson who deserves recognition? Nominations are now open for the Whitehorse Sports Awards, an annual event that acknowledges the hard work and dedication of local athletes, sporting clubs and their volunteers. 

Awards are given to sportspeople who achieve remarkable results in their sports as well as putting something positive back into the sport. Award winners are chosen by the Whitehorse Sport and Recreation Network.
Award categories:

  • Sportsperson of the Year
  • Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability
  • Junior Sportsperson of the Year (Under the age of 18 at 1 January 2020)
  • Team of the Year
  • Coach of the Year
  • Official of the Year 
  • School of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Club of the Year

 To be eligible for an award, nominees must live in, attend school or be a member of a sporting club within the City of Whitehorse. Nominations should be based on achievements between September 2020 and August 2021.

Nominations close Friday 13 August 2021.

Awards will be presented at a special event on Wednesday 6 October 2021 at Box Hill Town Hall. 

Whitehorse City Council would like to acknowledge the sponsorship support from Deakin University towards the event. 

Given the unpreceded times we are living in, the event will be held in-line with State Government pandemic restrictions and may be held virtually.

Nominate now at www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/whitehorse-sports-award-nomination-form 

For hard-copy nomination forms and more information phone the Leisure and Recreation Services Department on 9262 6371.

Council on 9262 6333 or email lars@whitehorse.vic.gov.au

Winners of the 2020 sports awards

Whitehorse Sports and Recreation Network Members

  • Alison Dunn
  • Annette Hawkins
  • Enrico Marrone
  • Liz Upton
  • Phillip Kong
  • Ben Dall
  • Megan Curtin
  • Mary-Jo Durrant
  • Anthony Nicolls
  • Mark Hallett
  • Cr Prue Cutts
  • Cr Mark Lane


Anyone who lives, attends school or is a member of a sporting club within Whitehorse is eligible to be nominated in any of the award categories.

Given the unprecedented times we are in, nominations for this year’s awards will be extended to include achievements from 1 April 2019 – 28 August 2020, as we recognise the impact that COVID-19 has had on our local sporting clubs, associations and competitions. 

For further information please phone the Leisure and Recreation Services Administration Team (03) 9262 6371 or email lars@whitehorse.vic.gov.au 


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