Photos from 2016
The 2015 Presidents Awards Winners Were:
Senior Female Athlete
of the Year: Dina Asher-Smith (Blackheath & Bromley)
A regular at
international meetings representing her country, and currently the world
100m junior champion.
Senior Male Athlete of
the Year: Tom Bosworth (Tonbridge AC)
A regular walker on the
international circuit representing his county
and represented GB in the Worlds
championships this year.
Junior Male Athlete of
the Year: Chris Olley
this year he has represented GB in the World Junior championships.
Junior Female Athlete
of the Year: Bobby Clay (Invicta East Kent)
distance runner showing great performance both in county & schools
championships and now starting to represent her country.
Coach of the Year:
Peter Mullervy (Invicta East Kent)
A middle distance coach,
currently coaching Bobby Clay, who has also served the County on the Team
Selection committee and is currently serving on an England Athletics
Official of the Year:
Phil Pape (Cambridge Harriers)
Although this award
acknowledges Phil’s rapid progress through the ranks as a Starters Assistant
and in particularly in attending a very large number of meetings each year,
he is also involved in County Cross County, and County Team Management.
Volunteer of the Year:
Tina Tappenden (Ashford AC)
Tina is very active in
both her club & at County level with particular involvement with the KYAL &
in mentoring support for our young officials
Young Volunteer of the
Year: Kian Crawford (Ashford AC)
Other counties think of
young officials as under 40, Kent is pleased that it has so many under 20
good officials so being selected by KSAA to officiate at the ESAA
championships is a real achievement.
Secretary Award of the Year: Chloe Williams (Thanet AC)
Chloe is one of our young
officials on her way up & has been representing Thanet & Kent as an young
official at several national events during the year.
Anniversary Award for long service: Mick Paul (Cambridge Harriers)
Mick was involved in the
leadership of KCAA when it was form 25 years ago. He is current Treasurer,
been a Team Selector & Team Manager as well as “officiating” at both cross
country & track & field and clearly one of the most known people in Kent
athletics. In particular Louise was delighted to be able to award him as he
had proposed that Louise should be President several years ago.
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Photos from 2015
Photos from 2014
KCAA had the chance to congratulate 3 of its
members at this year’s AGM with presentations by its chairman / EA South
East Regional Council member David Ralph of 3 awards. First there were
2 EA SE Regional awards:
Jan Duffin (Paddock wood AC & Secretary of the KCAA Sportshall Committee
secretary) who received an award recognising her lifelong contribution to
athletics as a volunteer.
Ashford Leisure Trust (ALT) (management group of the Julie Rose stadium) who
provide a multitude of athletic services to us & others in Kent who won the
Partnership Award for the second year running. Peter Le Rossignol
(Development Manager, Ashford AC member & Coach) accepted the award on
behalf of ALT.
Secondly Mick Paul (KCAA Treasurer, KCAA Female Team Selector & Cambridge
Harriers member) who received the SEAA 40 years services to athletics
certificate – which will take some beating. This follows on from him being
award the Civic Recognition of Voluntary Service by Adults in 2014 by Bexley
Council in April by the Mayor, which both truly recognise his lifelong
contribution to athletics.
Our Chairman receives his 20 year Award for Services
to Athletics and the SEAA in particular from the Hon. Treasurer
(Member of KCAA Council & previous KCAA Officials Secretary)
presents a KCAA Long Service award for Officiating
to Derek Seamon at the KCAA Championship weekend
Ray and Sue Gladman's last time officiating
and receiving Kent's thanks and good luck for the future. 22