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Community Sports Awards 2015

Mon 24th August 2015





Tuesday July 14 saw East Herts Council's Community Sports Awards 2015 taking place at Hertford Theatre. This annual event, funded by East Herts Council aims to celebrate achievements and contributions to sport as well as inspiring our local sporting talent to go on and reach their full potential. 

The winners of East Herts Council's Community Sports Awards 2015 were as follows:

1. Young Sports Performer of the Year: Chloe Nunn - Winner, Troy Metz - Highly Commended, Jamie Dee - Highly Commended.

2. Everyone Active Sports Performer of the Year: Jamie George - Winner

3. Cllr Peter Ruffles Club of the Year Award: Bishops Stortford Judokwai - Winner, Bengeo Tigers FC - Highly Commended, Bishop’s Stortford Rugby Club – Highly Commended  

4. Young Volunteer of the year: Harry Hicks – Winner, Patrick Sinfield – Highly Commended, Emily Allen – Highly Commended, Rebecca Allen – Highly Commended, Megan Pointer – highly Commended

5. Volunteer of the Year: Loucas Xenophontos – Winner, Duncan Eustace – Highly Commended, Claire Wake – Highly Commended  

6. Wodson Park Trust Young Coach of the Year: Sean Ross Gardner - Winner, Amy Martin - Highly Commended, Zoe Martin - Highly Commended.

7. Coach of the Year - Herts Coaches' Association: Jules Hawkins - Winner, Paul Owen - Highly Commended, Mike Stock - Highly Commended.

 8. Sporting Achievement of the Year: Hertford Town Ladies FC – Winner

9. Active East Herts Service to Sport Award: Penny Warner - Winner, Matt Goodchild – Highly Commended


Bishop’s Stortford Judokwai won the Peter Ruffles Club of the Year award. Lead Coach Nicole Nunn said: “The club is proud to win the club of the year award. We have a large volunteer workforce who work extremely hard to provide opportunities for all of our members. This award is testament to their commitment and the commitment of the players and parents who fully support the programme and pathways.”

Nicole’s daughter Chloe won Young Sports Performer of the Year. Nicole said: “It’s brilliant that Chloe has been recognised for her efforts outside of the judo world, she works hard to balance her school work with her demanding training and competition commitments.”

There was a whole host of guests in attendance including East Herts Council's Chairman Cllr Patricia Moore who said, “Participation in sport is fundamental to the development of young people and the skills learnt contribute to their holistic development which will benefit them throughout their lives. The Community Sports Awards is a fantastic opportunity to recognise local talent as well as the dedication of people who help to ensure there is an abundance of sporting opportunities across East Herts.”                                                                             


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Chloe Nunn – Young Sports Performer of the Year U18 Winner, with Chairman Cllr Patricia Moore



Club of the Year Winners  -Bishops Stortford Judokwai with Cllr Peter Ruffles