2018 GTAS Annual Awards
Saturday the 2nd February saw the second annual GTAS Annual Awards Dinner take place to celebrate the Tasmanian gymnastics community by recognising the achievements of clubs and individuals around the state.
The dinner was well attended by club administrators, coaches, gymnasts, GTAS Board Members, GTAS Life Members and special guests. The Hon. Jacqui Petrusma MP. and Minister for Sport and Recreation was the special guest and opened the night with a welcome to all in attendance and congratulated Gymnastics Tasmania on a record 13th year of membership growth.
Guest speaker Kitty Chiller, GA Chief Executive gave an address on her journey in sport and gymnastics. Touching on her personal experience in the sport and how it has helped shape her sporting memories.
Club Awards, Official Awards and Gymnast of the Year Awards were presented throughout the evening by special guests, GTAS Board Members and Life Members.
Congratulations to all the GTAS 2018 Award winners. The growth of gymnastics is in good hands!
2018 GTAS Annual Award Recipients
Club Promotion Award: Hobart Gymnastics Academy
Club Facility Development Award: Eastside Gymnastics Academy
Staff Engagement and Mentoring Award: Hobart Gymnastics Academy
Community Engagement Award: Launceston PCYC
Community Grants Award: Hobart Gymnastics Academy
Maureen Norris General Gymnastics Award: West Tamar Gymnastics
Bob Wherrett Award: Margaret Maui
GfA Coach of the Year: Karen Tucker
MAG Official of the Year: Samuel Whittle
WAG Official of the Year: Anke Moncur
RG Official of the Year: Dominic Mole
TRP Official of the Year: Jack Penny
Volunteer of the Year: Yolande Lincoln
MAG Gymnast of the Year: Harry Davies
WAG Gymnast of the Year: Eleanor Higginbotham
RG Gymnast of the Year: Clara Lewis
TRP Gymnast of the Year: Damien Axelsen