2018 WMCSA Winners

Community Club of the Year

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This award recognises a community sports club that provides a high quality sports environment for its members. The club will have achieved this through supporting coaches and volunteers and developing the infrastructure of the club in order to benefit members.

2018 winner: Newport Cycling Club

Community Coach of the Year

This award recognises the achievements of a paid or unpaid coach who has made a significant impact on those they have coached and is committed to providing more opportunities for people to start, stay and succeed in sport.

2018 winner: Jennifer Masterman

Community Project of the Year

This award recognises an innovative project which uses sport and physical activity to improve and enhance the quality of life of the people local communities. Examples of projects could include Sportivate projects or Community Games events.

2018 winner: Our Parks

Aspiring Talent

This award recognises a young person (including disability athletes/players) who has progressed and excelled in his/her sport and is a positive role model to others.

2018 winner: Penny Healey

Power of Sport Award

This award recognises an individual whose life has significantly changed and improved through adopting a more active lifestyle.  Being new to an active lifestyle in the past 18 months, the individual will be have made significant improvements to their life as a direct result of taking part in their chosen sport or activity/activities and may have also made a positive impact on the lives of others’ around them.  Improvements can be in their physical health, mental wellbeing, personal improvement, social development or any combination.

2018 winner: Lewis Higgs


BBC Midlands Sports Unsung Hero

This special award recognises an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to sport and physical activity over a number of years – a real unsung hero.

2018 winner: Mike Day

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