UTAS Athletics Club held our Annual Awards Presentation on Sunday 18 June at Sporties Hotel in Launceston.
The following awards were presented on the day;
Club Ambassador Awards
Emily Canham, Inessa Corney, Josh Harris & Mikayla Genge
Jackie Campbell, Kev Morse, Michael Phillips & Janine Wendeling (the Brownie Lady!)
Indy Brideson, Jaxson Stone & Alex Zegveld
Best First Year Athlete
UTAS Parkrun Award
Special Achievement Awards
Dylan Evans, Lily Holloway, Dan Lemoto & Huw Peacock
Junior Athlete of the Year
Raph Corney & Samuel Walker
Open Athlete of the Year
Mikayla Genge & Josh Harris/Stewart McSweyn/Hamish Peacock
Masters Athlete of the Year
Cathy McKeown & Geoff Gibbons
Congratulations to all members on what was an incredible 2016-2017 season #teamUTAS
UTAS Athletics Club celebrated the achievements of our members at the inaugural Club Awards presentations, held on Sunday 11th June following the Launceston 10.
Our members have not only achieved a great deal of success on a personal level, they have made an enormous contribution to the growth and success of our club throughout our first season.
Special Awards were also presented to Kev Morse (AT) and Wim Vaessen (NBAAT) who have made significant contributions to the delivery of winter meets in the North of the state.
The Coach Recognition Award was presented to David Rae. A returning athlete himself, David coaches a squad of athletes of varying levels and ages, willingly assisting anyone who is prepared to turn up and train.
Coaches Awards were presented to Mikayla Genge and Stephen Talbot for their dedication to training and contribution to their squads.
We also recognised the significant improvement the following athletes made throughout the season, Emily Canham, Raph Corney, Josh Harris, Douglas Hamerlok, Stewart McSweyn & Arabella Phillips, with the Best First Year Athlete being awarded to Lily Holloway.
The Outstanding Achievement Awards were presented to the following:
Special thanks to the Quality Hotel Colonial Launceston for accommodating us on the day. Well done everyone.
Walk, Run. Jump. Throw. Together. #teamUTAS