Winners of 2019 AoC Sport Awards announced
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 AoC Sport Awards.
The awards are the chance for member colleges from across the country to showcase and celebrate the achievements and inspirational work of students and staff in college sport.
The annual accolade represent the very best approaches that colleges are adopting to ensure that every student is regularly participating in sport or physical activity.
A record number of nominations were submitted this year so thank you to all the colleges who entered.
There were some very strong entries and we would like to congratulate all the winners and runners-up on their achievements.
The winners will be presented with their award at the opening ceremony of the National Championships on 26 April.
Team of the Year, sponsored by Matrix Fitness – celebrates the domestic or international, success of a student team competing in AoC Sport competitions
Newcastle Stafford College Group (women’s volleyball)
Leeds City College- Rugby league academy
Richard Huish College- Men’s and women’s basketball
Loughborough College- Women’s rugby union
Student Performer of the Year – celebrates the domestic and/or international success of a current student
Randy Jean-Guy from Leeds City College (basketball)
Mate Okros- Myerscough College
Lauren Knight- Richard Huish College
Abbygael Harris- Newcastle Stafford College Group
Inspirational Student/Volunteer of the Year – recognises the commitment of an individual student to college sport and physical activity as a volunteer and/or leader
Angel McGillan from Tyne Metropolitan College
Tesfahun Awoke- The Sheffield College
Kaitlin Willetts- Dudley College
Saadia Abubaker- Gower College (Swansea)
Achievement in Disability Sport – awarded to a disabled sportsperson or team that has achieved improvement in their development
Matthew Harding from Wirral Metropolitan College
Rylan Casey- Myerscough College
Lily Mills- New City College (Hackney)
Thomas Ferry- Tyne Metropolitan College
Hall of Fame – awarded to staff who have made a continuous commitment and significant contribution to college sport and physical activity
Lynne Gardner from Peter Symonds College
Will Thompson from Nottingham College
For more information about criteria and how to apply next year, click here.
More details about the winners will be announced after the National Championships.