The VIATEK Central Coast Academy of Sport Athlete Celebration was held at Mingara Athletics Track on Wednesday 2nd October. The event was held under sunny skies with over 100 athletes and parents in attendance.
Team Challenge Australia engaged the Academy Athletes in a series of outdoor challenges before the presentation of the sport program awards. With athletes and parents sitting in the grandstand enjoying the sausage sizzle the following award winners were announced, the award winners will all progress to the major Award Celebration which is the second stage in the finalisation of the CCAS Awards.
|AFL – Boys|
|AFL Boys Athlete of the Year Cohen Crook|
|AFL Boys Encouragement Award Harry McClusky|
|Basketball Athlete’s of the Year Holly Handley & Isaiah Walter|
|Basketball Encouragement Awards Cushla Alpen & Matthew Marsters|
|Future Stars Athlete of the Year Ashley Pernecker|
|Golf Athlete of the Year Josh Hawkshaw|
|Golf Encouragement Award Siddhartha Bezwada|
|Hockey Athlete of the Year Marcus James|
|Hockey Encouragement Award Katelyn Williams|
|Netball Athlete of the Year Eden Matterson|
|Netball Encouragement Award Maddison Sternbeck & Savannah Castellino|
|Netball Umpire of the Year Emma Kohlmeyer|
|Netball Umpires Encouragement Award Anaastazia Dunn|
|Swimming Athlete of the Year Taylem Barnard|
|Swimming Encouragement Award Jonathan Hall|
|Triathlon Athlete of the Year Tia Hart|
|Triathlon Encouragement Award Logan Pugsley|
|Touch Football Athlete of the Year Erika Stoddard|
|Touch Football Encouragement Award Archie Tebbutt|
All the sporting program athletes of the year winners and encouragement award winners are now in the running to be announced as the overall Central Coast Academy of Sport Male or Female Athlete of the Year. The CCAS will host the second stage of VIATEK CCAS Awards Evening on Wednesday 20th November at Mingara Recreation Club where the major award winners will be announced.
Emily Burgess-Moore the CCAS Events Manager said of stage one; “We have adjusted our awards to cater for a more athlete friendly event, where plenty of games can be enjoyed by all the CCAS athletes. To be able to hold this event under perfect sunny skies with some of the best athletes on the coast has been so exciting. We cant thank the team from TCA enough, they really just make our jobs too easy. We also know how lucky we are to have such a phenomenal venue to use at Mingara Recreation Club. Congratulations to all of the awards winners, we will look forward to seeing you all again at the formal awards evening in November.”