Swim England are seeking nominations for the Gemma Yates Trophy . The Gemma Yates Trophy is awarded to an athlete who is a member of a Swim England affiliated club, for endeavour. The trophy is awarded in memory of Gemma, who swam for Walsall Synchronised Swimming Club. She represented England and had been selected to compete in the Junior Europeans before sadly passing away at the age of 16.
It is awarded to a swimmer who has overcome anything which has made it difficult for them, yet still gives 100 per cent to the sport of synchronised swimming.
All clubs are invited to nominate a swimmer and Gemma’s Parents, Nick and Lynn Yates review the applications and make their selection.
Please send nominations to: Synchroadmin@swimming.org via email – please note that ‘Gemma Yates Trophy Nomination’ must be in the subject heading – the closing date for entries is Monday 18th February at 12 noon.
Please provide the following information:
Name of Nominee:
Reason for nomination: (a short paragraph explaining the rationale)
Contact details: (this can be either parent/guardian/coach) both email and contact telephone number please
Details of the person making the nomination.
Contact details: both contact telephone number and email address please