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Eddie Innes Service to Sport award Winner

published: 20 March, 2017

*Sponsored by SALSC and presented by SALSC National Executive Member Doug Souter Eddie Innes, Inverurie Locos FC – Football Eddie Innes is much more than just another football club manager – He has given FORTY unbroken years’ service to Inverurie Locos and has served in every position at Harlaw Park. During his remarkable tenure, Eddie has been secretary, fundraiser, vice-chairman, committee member, problem fixer, friend, confidant and latterly and currently club chairman. Eddie was also Inverurie Locos’ first Highland league president, a role he fulfilled with no little skill and diplomacy during testing times for the national sport. Eddie is simply ‘Mr Inverurie Locos’ and we would all be delighted if his four excellent decades of volunteering could be acknowledged.
Active Schools Volunteer of the Year Award

published: 20 March, 2017

*Sponsored by Aberdeenshire Council (Active Schools) and presented by Vincent Docherty Head of Service Education and Children Service. 1st – Fiona Johnman – (Peterhead) Fiona is an invaluable volunteer at our Active Schools hockey sessions, helping out our main coach Fred at 5 sessions (lunchtime, after school and evenings) a week (recently started an additional session in Ellon)! Fiona had never played hockey before but got involved in volunteering in the sport 4 years ago through Fred and her daughter and has now been through her hockey leaders course and is also helping out with junior sessions at Ellon Hockey Club. Working with both Primary and Academy kids on a weekly basis and has clocked up over 144 hours of volunteering in the last year!
Deveron Coastal Rowing Club of the Year Winners

published: 20 March, 2017

*Sponsored by GPH Builders Merchants and presented by Gill Macaulay Name: Deveron Coastal Rowing Club (Banff) – Coastal Rowing Club launched March/2016 with the aim to encourage younger rowers into Coastal Rowing. Our younger rowers have been the driving-force to promote Coastal rowing. Club has developed into one of the strongest/largest youth teams in Scotland. In the short amount of time the club has been formed, the younger rowers have achieved so much. This was a completely new sport for them and they have grasped every aspect of what it means to be part of a club. They not only compete, they keep this club running and most importantly have created a strong community presence *Silver medal in U17 women competing in the Skiffie World Championships *Bronze medal in U19 women competed in the Skiffie World Championships *2nd and 3rd places in the Avoch Regatta *Numerous medal placings in Fresh water sprints at Loch Tummel and winning the overall trophy for the event.
Banchory Trampoline Club Team of the Year Winner

published: 20 March, 2017

Club/Team Name Banchory Trampoline & DMT Club – Trampoline Banchory trampoline and double mini trampoline (DMT) had their best ever year of competition last year. Seven members were selected to compete for Scotland at regional team finals, helping Scotland place second in trampoline and win overall on DMT. Six members qualified for the national development plan finals at a British event, four members medalled at each event in the spring series whilst two members qualified for British championships Current level of involvement *2 British champions (Elite 17/18 and NDP3) for double mini trampoline *Northern Trampoline league team winners *Gold and silver at British championships *14 gold, 9 silver, 4 bronze at Scottish championships
Melanie Stewart Wills Coach of the Year Award

published: 20 March, 2017

*Sponsored by Masson and Glennie Solicitors Peterhead and presented by Cllr Lenny Pirie of Aberdeenshire Council Name: Melanie Stewart Wills (Banchory) Trampoline/DMT Melanie’s successes as a coach have been many but 2016 saw a level achieved by few. Early in the year Melanie succeeded in gaining a ‘High Performance Coach’ award from British gymnastics for trampoline. August saw Melanie and her best performer travel to Dorset and succeed in a double minitramp course at a high performance level. To achieve both in the same year is unheard of. 2016 also saw her top performer win the British Championships in DMT at elite level (17-18yrs), which subsequently led to an invite into the GB squad for DMT. Current level of involvement: *Gaining two High performance coach awards, *Selection as head coach representing Scotland at British level leading Scotland to their first win.

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