Volunteering and Achievement Awards 2023

About the Awards

In 2023 we are delighted to be able to relaunch our Volunteering and Achievement Awards recognising the extraordinary abilities or our athletes and commitment of our volunteers. 

There are nine categories of Award and nominations can be made by club members for members of their club, their teacher or coach and for the club its self in the Club of the Year category. There is also a special category for someone or group that represent the Spirit of Sport.

Nominations for some categories will be submitted to clubs to verify that the person nominated is a member of the club and that the club supports the nomination.

The presentation of awards will take place alongside our trophy presentations on June 17th.

The categories 

Achievement Award: Young Participant 9 – 12 yrs. 

To be nominated by members of Sussex clubs in recognition of good sportsmanship, overcoming adversity, personal achievement or performance by an individual in the year to 31 March 2023.

Achievement Award: Youth Participant 13 – 16 yrs. 

To be nominated by members of Sussex clubs in recognition of good sportsmanship, overcoming adversity, personal achievement or performance by an individual in the year to 31 March 2023.

Achievement Award: Senior Participant 17+ (including Masters). 

To be nominated by members of Sussex clubs in recognition of good sportsmanship, overcoming adversity, personal achievement or performance by an individual in the year to 31 March 2023.

Achievement Award: Disabled Participant. 

To be nominated by members of Sussex clubs in recognition of good sportsmanship, overcoming adversity, personal achievement or performance by an individual in the year to 31 March 2023.

Club of the Year. 

To be nominated by parents, supporters and members of Sussex clubs in recognition of provision of the support, opportunities and environment provided to its members in the year to 31 March 2023.

Club Teacher or Coach of the Year. 

To be nominated by members of Sussex clubs in recognition of outstanding achievement / commitment in any aquatic discipline in the year to 31 March 2023.

Young volunteer of the year – under 22 years. 

To be nominated by members of Sussex clubs in recognition of a member’s volunteering commitment in either their club or to the County during the year to 31 March 2023.

Volunteer of the Year. 

To be nominated by members of Sussex clubs in recognition of a member’s volunteering commitment in either their club or to the County during the year to 31 March 2023.

President’s Spirit of Sport Award. 

To be nominated from the whole of the Sussex swimming community to recognise anyone or group who exemplifies the Spirit of Sport by examples of good sportsmanship, overcoming adversity, extraordinary commitment, personal achievement or performance.

Nominate someone special

To nominate someone special for any of the awards you will need to complete the form through the button below. The nomination form will ask you to write a brief description – no more than 200 words – telling us why you think that person is special and what they have achieved over the past year to warrant a nomination.

Nominations will close on Monday 15th May at 5pm.