Edinburgh Sports AwardsClub of the Year
Talented sportspeople and sports volunteers have been officially recognised for their exceptional involvement in sport at the 2011 Edinburgh Sports Awards hosted at the EICA on Friday 28th October 2011. The event coordinated by Edinburgh Leisure and the City of Edinburgh Council, recognised outstanding contributions to sport throughout the past year.
The Chairman of ClubSportEdinburgh, Mr Barry Sinclair, handed out the awards.
Congratulations go to all nominees and category winners! The standard this year was superb and has set a benchmark for subsequent years. All coaching nominees’ will now progress through to the national sportscotland coaching awards in November.
Winner Inch Park Community Sports Club
Runner Up North Merchiston Club
Runner Up Heart of Midlothian ASC
Young Person's Coach of the Year
Winner Neil McGeachy, Quickdraw Climbing Club
Runner Up Janie McBrierty, City of Edinburgh Basketball Club
Runner Up Chris Ewing, CEK Karate Club
Performance Coach of the Year
Winner Keith Ridley, Edinburgh Athletic Club
Runner Up Laurel Bailey, Warrender Baths Club
Runner Up David Campbell, Edinburgh Athletic Club
Volunteer of the Year
Winner Yvonne Jones, Edinburgh Athletic Club
Runner Up Alistair Cant, Merchiston Tennis Club
Runner Up Stewart Ballantyne, Kestrel Gymnastics Group
Disability Coach of the Year
Winner Donald MacFarlane, Lothian Racers Swimming Club