Community Sports Awards 2020 - Category finalists

Released on 6 January 2020 Archived Press Release

The Stratford-on-Avon District Community Sports Awards evening organised by the District Council will take place on Friday 17 January 2020.

The event is organised in partnership with Everyone Active and will take place at Stratford Play House. The ceremony will be hosted by Iwan Thomas MBE.

The judges have met and a shortlist of finalists has been chosen. We are pleased to announce the finalists are as follows:

Junior Para-sports Person: Sophie Evans-Lee - Riding for the Disabled; Kyle Jackson, Wheelchair Basketball; Lewis Tandy - Riding for the Disabled

Senior Para-sports Person: Dan Gill - Wheelchair Basketball; Kathryn Tandy - Riding for the Disabled

Junior Team: Alcester Grammar School U-14 Girls Hockey;  Henley Tennis Juniors;  Stratford AC U-15 Track & Field.

Senior Team: Stratford-on-Avon Cricket Club; Stratford Town Football Club; Stratford Hockey Club Men's 1st XI

Coach/PE Teacher:
Tom Abbott - Cycling; Samuel Evans - Kayaking; Lee Johnson - Boxing; Kim Mortimer - Swimming; Chelsea Mansell - Multi-Sports

Community Club: Bears Wheelchair Basketball Club; Kineton Sports & Social Club; Stratford-on-Avon Kayaks; Stratford Town Colts FC; Stratford Town FC

Unsung Hero: Steve Allen - Football; Amy Hollingum - Football; Jemma Moore - Netball; Dave Petty - Squash; Charlie Rawlings - Swimming

Getting Stratford-on-Avon Active: Kathrin Foster - Nordic Walking; Hayley Noel - Multi-Sports; Kevin Taylor - Table Tennis; Stratford-upon-Avon parkruns; Stratford-upon-Avon AC - Couch to 5k; Paula Williams - Netball

Junior Sports Person: Alex Adams - Athletics; Demi Barnett - Tae Kwon Do; Sky Barnett - Tae Kwon Do; Lewis Byng - Athletics; Freddie Clemons - Athletics; Joshua Mitchell - Modern Pentathlon

Senior Sports Person: Maria Giordmaina - Bodybuilding; Georgina Mitchell - Modern Pentathlon

Outstanding Contribution: Mathew Pickering - Boxing; David Taylor - Football; Martine Verweij - Athletics

Please visit for more information. Alternatively please contact the Leisure team on 01789 260115 or email

Contact details

Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Elizabeth House, Church Street,
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire,
CV37 6HX
Tel: 01789 267575