Gymnastics NSW would like to congratulate all of the nominees for the 2009 Annual Awards
All of the nominees have been sent an official invitation in the mail, please keep an eye out for this in the coming day or two
Full list of 2009 Annual Awards Nominees
NSW Gymnastics would like to extend a big thank you to everyone who was involved behind the scenes for the 2009 Annual Awards.
CONGRATULATIONS & THANKYOU
A special thank you to all the NSW staff members and Castle RSL venue staff that helped to make this night the success that it was, we really do appreciate all the assistance.
A big thank you to Tony Barber, for his outstanding job as MC; he certainly made the night entertaining which is imperative for any event, and helps to ensure a effortless night for all, so we can’t thank Tony enough for his outstanding contribution.
Thank you to the gymnastics community who attended the annual awards dinner for there support for the nominee and winners.
Huge congratulations to the Jean Lang, Barbara Pearson and Pamela Ryan who were awarded with Life Member recognition for the Association.
Congratulations to all the gymnasts, judges, coaches, clubs and volunteers who were recognized for their achievements in 2009. Throughout the night over 60 athlete, club and Coach awards were presented and many more recognition certificates and plaques as well.
Awards were presented for Athletes of the year, Coach of the year, club of the year, Australian representative gymnasts, special service awards, VIP awards, outstanding service to a region, distinguished service to judging ,merit and life member recognition for the association and our 2009 NSW Performance team members.
We hope everyone enjoyed their night, and once again we congratulate all nominees and winners for their fantastic achievements in 2009, we hope to see you all at the 2010 awards.
The winners of the night included
Athletes of the year
Acrobatic gymnastics elite athletes of the year:
Ingrid Dunkerley, Annelise Olsson, Emma Briggs – Gladesville RSL
Eliza Hui, Laura Hespe ,and Melanie Byrne – Gladesville RSL
Acrobatics gymnastics intermediate athletes of the year:
Zoia Wowk, Lisa Trujillo, Maddison Lacey – Oak Flats
Acrobatics Gymnastics junior levels athletes of year:
Sarah Conigham and Elyse Powell – SXL
Tara Sahagian and Perry Drakopoulos – SXL
RG Elite junior athlete of the year: Enid Sung – Meriden RG Centre
RG Elite Senior of the year: Naazmi Johnston – Meriden RG Centre
RG Levels Junior athlete of the year: Alberta Nader - Meriden RG centre
RG Level Senior athlete of the year: Anna Lorigan – Pymble Ladies College
WG Junior Level athlete of the year: Nancy Wang – PLC Sydney
WG Senior levels athlete of the year: Bree Carter - Blackert Academy
WG Junior Elite athlete of the year: Emma Jane Nedov – Epping YMCA
TRP Male Senior Elite Athlete of the Year: Ty Swadling - Eastlake Trampoline Sports
TRP Female senior elite athlete of the year: Danielle Ayrton – Ryde RSL
TRP Male Junior Elite Athlete of the Year: Shaun Swadling – Eastlake Trampoline Sports
TRP Female Junior Elite Athlete of the Year: Moriana McLean – Bankstown Sports Youth Club
TRP Male age athlete of the year: Owen Gilbert – Ingleburn RSL Youth Club
TRP Female age athlete of year: Moriana McLean - Bankstown Sports youth Club
AER Levels athlete of the year: Jessica Hooke - Ikin Dance Sydney
AER National athlete of year: Stephanie Keily – Ikin Dance Sydney
AER International athlete of the year: Joint between Amy Behan - North Coast Academy & Koby Moore - Ikin Dance Sydney
MG Junior Levels Athlete of year: Liam Dummer – Epping YMCA
MG Senior Levels Athlete of year: David Rogers – Australian Academy of Gymnastics
MG Junior Elite Development Athlete of the year: William Bradley - Hunter Sports Centre
MG Junior elite athlete of the year: Mitchell Morgan’s – NSW HPC & Gosford Gymnastics
MG Senior Elite athlete of the year: Prashanth Sellathurai – Sydney Olympic Park / NSWIS HPC
Australian Representative Athlete Certificates
2009 NSW Performance Team who traveled to Scandinavia to participate in the Norwegian & Danish National Gym festivals :
Sarah Hayes – Coach
Justin Hayes – Coach
Don Bollard – Coach
Coaches of the year:
RG Levels coach of the year: Danielle Le Ray – Meriden Rhythmic
RG Elite Coach of the Year: Danielle Le Ray – Meriden Rhythmics
Sports Acrobatics Levels Coach of the Year: Xi Lin Shen – SXL Gymnastics
Sports Acrobatics Elite Coach of the Year: Lyn Ward – Lynette Ward Academy
WG Elite coach of the year: Guiping Wang and Ma Jun - Epping YMCA
WG Levels coach of the year: William Parsons – The NSW Academy of Gymnastics
TRP Elite coach of the year: Belinda Cox – Castle Hill RSL Youth Club
TRP levels coach of the year: Norm Hanselmann - Ingleburn RSL Youth Club
2009 Sports Aerobics coach of the year: Samantha Wagstaff – Oatley RSL
MG Elite coach of the year: Songliang Xiong – NSWIS High Performance Centre
MG levels coach of the year: Antoine Rizzo – Australian Academy of Gymnastics
MG Development Coach of the Year: Martin Shields - Manly Waringah Gymnastics Club
Gymnastics for All Coach of the year: Justin Hayes – Taree Gymaroo
Kindergym Coach of the Year: Joint Winners Fay Johnston - Liverpool PCYC & Kathy Kinnear - Foster Gymnastics
Cheerleading Coach of the Year: Emma Holder – Air Born Cheerleading
Club of the year
RG Club of the year: Meriden Rhythmic Gymnastics Centre
ACR Club of the year: SXL Gymnastics
WG Club of the Year: Epping YMCA
AER Club of the year: Oatley RSL Youth Club
MG Club of the year: Northern Beaches Gymnastics
TRP Club of the year: Eastlake Trampoline Sports
Gymnastics for All Club of the year: Kogarah RSL Youth Club
Kindergym club of the year: Kindaroo
Cheerleading club of the year: Air Born Cheerleading
GK Overall Club of the Year Award
Winner: Castle Hill RSL Youth Club
VIP Awards – Recognizes members that have made a significant contribution to the association in one year
Helga Ten Brummelar
Outstanding service to a Region, which are awarded to members that have made a significant contribution to a region over a period of time.
Judge Service awards are to recognize those who have a shown distinguished service to judging for their sport.
Merit Award recognizes a member’s outstanding contribution for a period of five years.
Service Awards, these recognize a members outstanding contribution for a period of ten years.
Xi Lin Shen