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 Individual Sports Awards Criteria

Sports Awards

(Individual Awards)

 

Please note that submissions for this award must be via a word document and must not exceed 750 words. No attachments will be accepted but you may include web links to specific information that supports your nomination.

 

Gold Awards*

Awarded for outstanding individual sporting achievements which can include:

  • Representing your sport at the highest domestic national level in a National Governing Body League (outside of the University)
  • Representing your country whilst at University (being selected for your national team) including: the Olympic games, Commonwealth games, World Championships,  European Championships, World University championships/games. Please note this list is not exhaustive and other similar levels of competition may be considered on a case by case basis.

Please demonstrate how your nominee meets the above criteria and include evidence in the form of web-links.

*1 Gold Award per student per sport during their time at University of Surrey.

 

The Bob Anderson Trophy sponsored by SSP*

Awarded to the club member who has shown the greatest commitment to their club over 3 years or more in terms of performance and/or administration.

Please demonstrate how your nominee has gone above and beyond, with regards to his/her club, in the following areas:

- Showing commitment to the club in terms of:

administration or organisation

leadership

club development

raising club profile

increasing participation

AND/OR

- Showing commitment to the club in terms of their performance on the playing field

You must demonstrate what your nominee has done in previous years e.g. 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18.

*This award of one year's free SSP Membership is sponsored by the Surrey Sports Park.

 

Leggett Trophy

Awarded to the most outstanding Sports Man, in terms of performance

Please demonstrate how your nominee has achieved an excellent standard of sporting performance over the past academic year and include his results and achievements with web-links as evidence.

 

Nicholls Trophy

Awarded to the most outstanding Sports Woman, in terms of performance.

Please demonstrate how your nominee has achieved an excellent standard of sporting performance over the past academic year and include her results and achievements with web-links as evidence.

Sue Jupe Plate

Awarded to the person who has made the greatest contribution to the participation and organisation of a number of sports

Please list the sports of which your nominee has contributed to and demonstrate how they have both participated and/or helped organise the running of the club or events within these clubs. This doesn't have to be as a committee member and must be within the past academic year.

 

Team Surrey Trophy

Awarded to the committee member who has made an outstanding contribution to their club and sport.

Please demonstrate how your nominee has gone above and beyond, with regards to his/her club, in the following areas:

- Showing commitment to the club in terms of:

  • administration or organisation
  • leadership
  • club development
  • raising club profile
  • increasing participation

- Shown commitment to the club in terms of their performance on the playing field

 

Sally Edie Trophy

For an outstanding contribution to coaching

Please demonstrate how your nominee has gone above and beyond with regards to coaching their respective club/team, over the past academic year. You could include information on the following areas:

  • Examples of improvements in team/club performance over the past year
  • Examples of improvements in coaching approaches e.g. techniques, drills etc. over the past year
  • Examples of coach investing in their professional development
  • Demonstration of excellent leadership in their coaching role

This is open to both student and non-student coaches.

 

Mayors Trophy

Awarded for Outstanding Community Commitment from a student

Please demonstrate how your chosen nominee has gone above and beyond in the following areas over the past academic year:

  • Examples of working alongside the local community in a sports voluntary capacity
  • Examples of how nominee has made a positive impact on the local community

 

Activator and Coordinator Award

Awarded to the Activator or Coordinator who has demonstrated excellent success in the participation and progression of a PlaySport activity (either a Pay & Play session, Intramural League or Beginner Course).

Please demonstrate how your chosen nominee has gone above and beyond in the following areas over the past academic year:

  • Demonstration of excellent leadership
  • Participation and retention figures
  • Development/improvement of the activity within the last academic year
  • Positive and confident communication and administration skills
  • Sustainability of the activity and planning for the future
  • Being a part of delivering an event or charity tournament
  • Any other areas that you feel highlight how the individual should be nominated for this award.

Candidates for this award must have been an Activator or Coordinator over the past academic year.

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