Netball Victoria Community Awards
While 2021 continued to be a disrupted season, many netball communities remained engaged and were able to take to the court right across Victoria.
It is with thanks to the hard work of those behind the scenes that has allowed the return to netball in many areas across the state.
Nominations for Netball Victoria’s 2021 Community Awards are now open until Friday 5 November.
Netball Victoria’s annual Community Awards celebrate the efforts of those within the Victorian netball community who help the sport continue to tick, even in tough times.
Nominate someone you know now in one of these categories.
Netball Victoria’s Community Awards categories:
Volunteer of the Year
The Netball Victoria Volunteer of the Year Award recognises outstanding services to netball in the areas of administration, officiating (scoring, timing, bench referee) and volunteering at club, association or league level. It provides tangible recognition for the efforts of individuals in improving and developing netball. By celebrating the efforts of volunteers, we create opportunities to raise awareness about the vital contribution they have made and continue to make to netball in Victoria.
NetSetGO Centre of the Year
The Netball Victoria NetSetGO Centre of the Year Award recognises those clubs, associations, leagues, community groups that have made a significant contribution to the growth and development of junior netball in their community through the establishment of an accredited NetSetGO centre. It provides tangible recognition for the efforts of individuals in improving and developing netball at grass roots level.
Inclusive Netball Community of the Year
The Netball Victoria Inclusive Netball Community of the Year Award recognises outstanding work in engaging and supporting non-traditional participants to achieve growth and development within the sport through diverse communities.
Coach of the Year
Coaches play an exceptionally important role within netball, having the ability to develop and nurture the individual athlete both on and off the court. The Netball Victoria Coach of the Year Award recognises the outstanding contribution of a dedicated individual coach who has excelled in providing support, development and growth of both coaches and athletes within their club, association, and league.
Umpire of the Year
Umpires play an exceptionally important role within netball, having the ability to enhance the game in a multitude of ways both on and off the court. The Netball Victoria Umpire of the Year Award recognises the outstanding contribution of a dedicated individual Umpire who has excelled in providing support, development and growth of umpires within their club, association, league.
Association/league of the Year
This award recognises associations or leagues that demonstrate excellence in governance, administration, development of volunteers and management practices that strengthen and sustain the association.
Teacher of the Year
The Netball Victoria Teacher of the Year Award acknowledges the valuable contribution teachers play in the participation of netball across Victoria.
WorkSafe Club Safety Initiative Award
The WorkSafe Safety Initiative Awards reward country netball clubs and leagues for implementing safety initiatives and upgrades to make their club a safer place.
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