The Diamond Jubilee Sports Personality of the Year
This award will go to an individual from Gloucestershire who has achieved an outstanding performance at regional level or above.
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Professional Sports Personality of the Year
This category includes performers from professional sports clubs as well as performers in receipt of lottery funding and/or sponsorship to enable them to train full time. The award will go to a full-time performer from Gloucestershire who has achieved an outstanding performance at national level.
Young Sports Personality of the Year (Under 18):
This award will go to an individual from Gloucestershire who is 18 years of age (or under) on the 30th September 2012 and who has either demonstrated considerable promise and/or achieved an outstanding performance at regional level or above.
Junior Club of the Year
This award is for clubs that cater for players up to the age of 18 and is open to junior sections of senior clubs as well as standalone junior clubs. The value of a junior club is not just measured by having winning teams. It is also demonstrated by the quality of the overall club environment. This can be made up from many different factors including coaching and officiating, the involvement of parents and others as volunteers, involvement of young people with a disability, safeguarding and care arrangements, recruitment and retention of young people, links with schools and other community groups and others.
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Young Sports Personality of the Year
This award will go to an individual from Gloucestershire who has either demonstrated considerable promise and/or achieved an outstanding performance at regional level or above.
Senior Club of the Year
This award is for clubs that cater for players over the age 18 and which provide opportunities in one or more sports. The nomination will be able to demonstrate a good and successful playing record as well as evidence of strong involvement in the local community. This could include plans for developing the club, improving facilities, recruiting new members, providing good quality coaching and officiating and promoting participation in the local community, including schools. .
Administrator of the Year
All sports clubs and organisations depend on a small number of individuals who are happy to give up their time to manage the day-to-day activities of their organisation. Their contributions can be in formal roles, such as club or fixtures secretary, or more informal such as helping organise an event or preparing a funding application. Nominations should also include evidence and detail of any contribution made over time in previous years.
Coach of the Year
The very best coaches are dedicated to improving their own ability to help their players achieve their potential, whether this is with local clubs or in the Olympic / Paralympic arena. Nominations should not only include results, but also evidence of the coach’s commitment to further study and personal development.
Sports Teacher of the Year
Physical Education and Sport Teachers make a huge contribution to introducing young people of all abilities to sport and physical activity and laying the foundations for lifelong interest and involvement. They also have a vital role in helping young people to make the shift from playing sport at school to playing sport in their wider community. The winner of this award will be able to demonstrate an uptake in sport participation and/or success on the playing field.
Outstanding Services to Sport in Gloucestershire
This award recognises someone who has made a sustained contribution to the development of sport in Gloucestershire over several years. This contribution could involve many different roles over time (eg: as a player / coach / official / administrator) and could either be in several different sports or in just a single sport. Nominations in this category should aim to tell and evidence the detailed record of this contribution and any significant achievements (including any positions held) in chronological order.