Nominations for the East Renfrewshire Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering Awards are now open. Click here to nominate.
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure's Sports Development and Active Schools team have created the new sport awards for 2020, to recognise and reward the hard work and commitment of local coaches, officials, school teachers and volunteers who contribute and make a difference to sport in East Renfrewshire.
The awards are a way of saying a big 'thank you' to all the vital people delivering sport in East Renfrewshire and represent a unique way to recognise coaching, officiating, teaching and volunteering achievement across schools, clubs and communities in the area.
The contribution made by individuals is immense and their dedication and hard work is central to ensuring excellent sporting opportunities for all in East Renfrewshire.
You can nominate coaches, officials and volunteers, either known personally or through school, club or local community activity. The top three candidates from each category will then be invited to our award ceremony on 10th June 2020 where the winner will be announced.
Please note deadline for nominations is Friday 10 April.
Young Volunteer of the Year
A pupil in S1-S6 who you feel deserves recognition for their outstanding voluntary contribution to sport and physical activity in your school, their club and/or the community.
Adult Volunteer of the Year
A person (who has left school) who you feel deserves recognition for their outstanding voluntary contribution to sport and physical activity either in the school, club or community setting. This could be a parent, student, non-teaching staff member or community volunteer.
Teacher Volunteer of the Year
A teacher who you feel deserves recognition for their outstanding voluntary contribution to sport and physical activity in their school.
Young Ambassadors Award for excellence
This award recognises a Young Ambassador who has made the greatest impact through promoting and creating sporting opportunities within local schools. This could be an individual or Team of the Young Ambassadors. Nominees must be a recognised Young Ambassador.
Dance Volunteer of the Year
This award is for a pupil who has excelled in the area of dance, has engaged with a school to deliver dance extra-curricular, and promoted dance opportunities to pupils.
Project of the Year
|This award recognises an innovative approach which uses sport and physical activity to improve and enhance the quality of life of the residents of East Renfrewshire.|
School - Club Link Award
This award is for an East Renfrewshire sport club who has made an outstanding contribution to Active Schools. This will be awarded to a club who has developed strong links with local schools and delivered activities, training and events leading to more children and young people becoming active within East Renfrewshire.
Community Coach of the Year
|This award will be made to a coach in recognition of their achievements to date. This award looks for coaches who have invested in their development as a coach and have made a significant impact on the people they coach.|
|ERCL Coach of the Year|
This award category is for a member of coaching staff working within ERCL Community Sport Programme who has made a significant impact on sport, the people they coach and the organisation as a whole.
|Official of the Year||This award will be made to a sport official in recognition of their achievements to date. This award looks for officials who have invested in their development and have made a significant impact on their chosen sport|
Outstanding Contribution Award
The Outstanding Contribution to Sport Award aims to showcase and celebrate the achievement of an individual who has contributed to the development of school, club or community sport over a prolonged period of time.