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Nominations open for West Oxfordshire sports awards

West Oxfordshire residents are being encouraged to nominate who they think should be awarded Sports Coach of the Year, Sports Club of the Year and Unsung Hero.

The 2013 awards recognize the contribution and commitment of individuals and the achievements of clubs across the district.

Nomination close on 20 February 2013 and forms can be found at www.westoxon.gov.uk/coachclubawards or by contacting Leisure and Tourism on 01993 861080..

Cllr Richard Langridge, Cabinet Member for Local Economy, Communities and Culture said, “The awards are a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and thank both individuals and a local club for dedicating their time and efforts to helping others. We look forward to receiving nominations as there are so many people in our sporting community who are a real inspiration.”

Additional information
The Coach of the Year award recognises an individual who has made a significant impact through coaching, by giving up time to develop and help others within their club or community. Jeremy Bristoe of Witney Wolves, Witney Rugby Football Club was awarded the 2012 Coach of the Year

The Unsung Hero award recognises an individual who has made a significant impact within their club or community. This could range from hosting matches and ground maintenance to securing club funding. Paul Duester of Chadlington Sports Club was the 2012 Unsung Hero.

Eynsham Roadrunners gained the 2012 Sports Club of the Year award, which recognises the achievements of a club that is committed to its members, local community and sport.

Posted : 14/12/2012 16:19:04

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