The 2016 Goalden Globe Awards are tomorrow and we’re excited to share with you our sixth category!
The winners from each category will be named this coming Saturday 17th September at a glittering ceremony in Droitwich Spa – and this week we’ve been showcasing the nominees.
The 2016 categories include:
• Grassroots Coach Award
• Grassroots Officials Award
• Young Volunteer Award
• Outstanding Netball Club Award
• Inclusive Award
• Netball Teachers Award
• Unsung Hero Award
• Mary Bulloch Administrator Award
• Muriel McNally Award
• Rose Award
It’s now the turn of the Teacher Award – read below to hear all the fabulous work these volunteers do for our sport:
A true professional, Denise always has the interests of the girls and volunteers at heart. She has played a massive part in the development of Netball in schools where she gives up many hours of her spare time to support grassroot level netball.
The mainstay of the County Schools Netball Association, and their Treasurer for 12 years, Sian works effectively across all age groups. Volunteering at the feeder Primary School through to 6th Form. Whilst working part-time she was often to be found on non-working days delivering Netball in school.
Charlie has had a major impact on the level of activity among young girls in Torbay. She is a coach and Teacher who created Dart Netball Club which offers satellite sessions in local schools. She is even piloting Walking Netball and delivers Back to Netball sessions for adults in the area.
Charlotte drives Netball forward within her school. She coaches weekly sessions for years 7 & 8, Back 2 Netball, Club Netball and the IOM squad. She offers opportunities to all players and helped arrange a Disney Tour for both her School and Club.
This teacher like many others has worked many long hours to provide better opportunities for their students, this teachers focus is netball. They are hugely committed to providing opportunities for young people to take part in netball both as a performer, official and volunteer giving up endless hours teaching, coaching and leading schools in the county, as well as being a valued member on the County Committee.
Rachel has raised the profile and popularity of netball from a low key sport to the most popular sport in the school, with 20% of pupils (over 140) now playing netball. She runs sessions every morning before school during lunch times and after school, there are now 11 teams which compete in area and county leagues and tournaments.
Congratulations to all of these volunteers for their respective nominations – thank you for all the amazing work you do.
We have TWO more categories and their nominees to share with you!
We want to hear from you! This Netball Volunteer Month we want YOUR volunteer profiles – take a look at the NEW Volunteer Profiles section of the website and let us know your answers to the questions.
We’re gathering stories from as many of you as we can and we’d love you to email us your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org alternatively you can fill out THIS survey and we will share your stories far and wide!