Sports Awards Winners 2019


President of the Year

Awarded to the president with outstanding leadership skills, a holistic approach to club development, is approachable and effective for all associated parties, and who has made significant, relevant, and positive changes within their club.

The shortlist:

Charlie Gellett (QMBL Fencing)
Emma Elliott (BL Squash)
Charlotte Catchpole (QM Netball)
Elikem Jubey (Jiu Jitsu and Kung Fu)
Marco Coronelli (BL Water Polo)
Carolina Centeno (QMBL Swimming

Winner:

Charlotte Catchpole (QM Netball)


Community Sport Volunteer of the Year

Awarded to the person who has been committed to engaging with Community Sport opportunities, actively logs volunteer hours within the local community, and has made use of their Personal Development Pack.

The shortlist:

Aneira Taylor
Emer Mulholland
Giulia Olayemi
Joe Walford
Kate Loievska

Winner:

Giulia Olayemi


Committee of the Year

Awarded to a well-structured committee who held regular meetings, maintained excellent communication with both the club members and Students’ Union staff, had a unified vision of club development with clear forward planning for future committees, and balanced finances.

The shortlist:

QM Men's Football
QMBL Swimming
QM Men's Basketball
BL Tennis
QM Hockey 
BL Netball

Winner:

BL Netball


Community Sport Project of the Year

Awarded to the project that used innovative ideas to engage the local community in sport, with consideration to inclusivity of specific target groups such as females or those who are inactive.

The shortlist:

Aspire
QMBL Women's Basketball
QMBL Women's Rugby
QM Men's Football
QM Hockey 

Winner:

Aspire


Jack Petchey

Awarded to a member who has gone above and beyond in their role for their club. The individual should stand out from the crowd in their commitment to their club, engagement with club members and engagement with the Students’ Union.

Winner:

Charlie Gellett


Most Improved Club

Awarded to the club who has shown clear all round progression from previous years, a sustainable club development model has been implemented, has a proactive club committee and club members driving club development forward, and have increased the club offer whilst maintaining high standards of student satisfaction.

The shortlist:

QMBL Swimming
QM Men's Basketball
BL Badminton
QM Cricket
BL Boat 
QM Boat

Winner:

BL Squash


Community Sport Club Contribution of the Year

Awarded to the club who has actively logged voluntary/paid hours within the local community, has many members of the club taking part in the Community Sport programme, and has had a genuine impact on the community through involvement with schools, clubs, or organisations.

The shortlist:

QMBL Women's Basketball
QMBL Women's Rugby
QM Men's Football
QM Hockey
QM Netball

Winner:

QM Netball


Captain of the Year

Awarded to a student who possesses excellent leadership and communication skills, shows respect towards their team and their club, is an encouraging and inspiring role model to those in the club, and is an all-round hard working person.

The shortlist:

Charlie Oliver (Lacrosse)
Pasmi Sanghvi (QMBL Women's Basketball)
Mide Segun (American Football)
Anais Scott (QM Hockey)
Mirad Sterkaj (QM Men's Football)
Ida Weberg (QM Women's Football)

Winner:

Mirad Sterkaj (QM Men's Football)


Get Active Club Contribution of the Year

Awarded to the club who has supported the delivery of Get Active sessions, had a proactive approach to improving attendances and access to recreational sport, and helps promote the ethos of the Get Active Programme.

The shortlist:

QMBL Fencing 
QMBL Muay Thai
QM Angels
QMBL Women's Basketball
QM Women's Football

Winner:

QMBL Fencing 


RAG Charity Work of the Year

Awarded to the club who has championed charity and campaign work. This club will have had a considerable impact within both the local and QMUL community and will have inspired others to get involved and support them in their charitable aims.

The shortlist:

QM Men's Football 
American Football
QMBL Women's Basketball
QM Hockey 
QM Netball
QM Women's Football

Winner:

QM Men's Football 


Sportsperson of the Year

Awarded to a high performing individual who is active in sports development in and out of the club, showing commitment in terms of their participation and encouraging increased participation. They always strive to do their best, demonstrate leadership skills in and out of competition, and set an exceptional example to fellow club members.

The shortlist:

Daniella Ryes (QMBL Fencing)
Joe Walford (QM Men's Football)
Serena Fattah
Natasha Gada (QM Netball)
Resma Rajbhandari (QMBL Women's Basketball)
Mide Segun (American Football)

Winner:

Mide Segun (American Football)


Coach of the Year

Awarded to the coach who created and implemented a clear plan for club development along with the club’s input, maintained great communication with the club committee, club members, and Students’ Union staff, and finally have evidence of playing progress.

The shortlist:

Chris Stone (American Football)
Craig Fruin (QM Hockey)
Craig Heskey (QM Men's Football)
Hayley Peacock (QM Women's Football)
Jack Stanton (QMBL Women's Basketball)
Rabi Rai (QMBL Women's Basketball)

Winner:

Chris Stone (American Football)


Team of the Year

Awarded to a team who has had notable successes in their fixtures, is highly organised with the team, logistics, fixtures and training, has strong team morale, consistent numbers of attendees at training sessions, and excellent communication and cooperation with Students’ Union staff.

The shortlist:

QMBL Women's Basketball 1sts
QMBL Women's Basketball 2nds
QM Hockey Men's 1sts
American Football
QM Netball 1sts

Winner:

QM Hockey Men's 1sts


Club of the Year

Awarded to the club who has had a high achieving year in sport, and built a partnership with their coach to help create and implement clear club and player development plans. This club will also have been active in community and/or completing charity work, have excellent communication with the Students’ Union, a positive social media presence both physically and on social media, high student satisfaction for both performance and participation athletes and had a financially stable year.

The shortlist:

QM Netball
QM Hockey
QMBL Women's Basketball
American Football
QM Men's Football
QM Women's Football 

Winner:

QMBL Women's Basketball