Sport Hampshire & IOW held the annual Hampshire Sports Awards at the Hampshire Rosebowl on Wednesday 25 March. The event recognised and rewarded sporting achievements throughout the county, celebrating commitment to and excellence in coaching, volunteering, participation and performance with Diving and Synchro winning awards.
Senior Team of the Year
Winner: The Quays Senior National Team, Diving, Southampton.
At the 2008 British Diving Championships the Quays Senior National Team became Men’s Team Champions. Several members of the team featured as part of Team GB at the Beijing Olympics, no other diving club sent more divers.
Coach of the Year
Winner: Lindsey Fraser, Diving, Southampton
Lindsey is the Diving Development Officer for Southampton City Council and Director of Coaching for Southampton Diving Academy. She oversees a programme for almost 400 divers ranging from beginners to Olympians. Lindsey was also one of 4 GB diving coaches at the Beijing Olympics.
Service to Sport
Winner: Mike Firmin, Synchronised Swimming, Rushmoor
Mike was one of the founder members of Rushmoor Synchronised Swimming Club 42 years ago. He has coached a number of swimmers to Olympic and World standards and is still coaching regularly. Mike has also served the Hampshire County ASA as both President and Secretary.
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