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Sussex Sports Awards 2018 Finalists Announced

Sussex Sports Awards 2018 Finalists Announced

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After 10 days reviewing hundreds of nominations, the Sussex Sports Awards judges have announced their shortlisted finalists for the 2018 awards.

It was an extremely challenging decision making process for the expert judges due to this year's record breaking nomination numbers and exceptional quality of entries!

The winners will be announced on Friday 23 November at The Grand Hotel, Brighton. This year's event will be hosted by a legend of British sport, Eddie 'the Eagle' Edwards and BBC DJ Danny Pike.

Congratulations to all of the finalists:

Create Development Active Primary School of the Year

St Peter's Catholic Primary School (East Grinstead)
Downview Primary School (Bognor Regis)
Arundel C of E Primary School (Arundel)

Everyone Active Club of the Year

Burgess Hill Cricket Club
5 Ways Netball Club
Lancing Football Club

This category is decided by a public vote. Please click here to cast your vote. 

Coach of the Year

Danielle Lewis-Collins (5 Ways Netball Club)
Chris Luesley (Worthing Swimming Club)
Paul Fletcher (Uckfield Grasshoppers Junior Football Club)

The Grand Hotel Community Impact Award

START Wellbeing
Cancer United
Crawley Old Girls (COGs)

University of Brighton Disabled Sports Personality of the Year

Katie-George Dunlevy (Paracycling)
William Street (Sailing)
Joe Townsend (Paratriathlon)

Wave Leisure Outstanding Contribution to Sport Award

Ron Philpot (Crawley Swimming and Waterpolo Club)
Terry Cooper (University of Sussex)
Teresa Bennett (Hastings & Rother School Sports Partnership)

Freedom Leisure Sports Personality of the Year

Harriet Dodd (Cycling)
Kirsty Stewart (Swimming)
Rob Cross (Darts)

Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP Team of the Year

Team Santos (Brighton Table Tennis Club)
Brighton Pick & Mix Ladies Masters Basketball Team
Worthing Town Football Club Under 10’s

BBC Sussex Unsung Hero Award

Peter Witcomb (Brighton & Hove Athletics Club)
Eric Nunn (Pagham Football Club)
Terry Burton (Sussex Women’s Cricket)

Sussex County FA Volunteer of the Year

Heidi Emery (Eastbourne Borough Walking Football Club)
Eric Douglin (Bexhill Giants Basketball Club)
Luke Boorer (Hellingly Hound Dogs Youth American Football Club)

Young Volunteer of the Year

Sarah Graham (Hastings & Rother School Sports Partnership)
Tom Amber (University of Brighton/Woodingdean Wanderers Football Club)
Amy Rawlinson (Horsham District Council)

Platinum Publishing Group Young Sports Personality of the Year

DJ Thomas (Athletics)
Jonah Bryant (Squash)
Alicia Dudeney (Tennis)

Why not join in the memorable celebrations and attend one of the most prestigious evenings in the Sussex sporting calendar. More information about Sussex Sports Awards 2018 tickets, here.