Surrey Heath Sports Awards 2023 shortlist revealed

Surrey Heath Sports Awards 2023

The shortlist for the Surrey Heath Sports Awards 2023 has been announced.

The awards celebrate local coaches, participants, volunteers, organisers and everybody in between who deserve to be recognised for their sporting achievements.

This year we’ve added two new categories – Team of the Year and Best Newcomer.

Congratulations to everyone shortlisted – the winners will be announced on 16 October at a ceremony at Camberley Theatre.


Team of the Year

Sponsor: The Massage Company

  • Bagshot Tennis Club Ladies Team
  • Camberley Bowling Club
  • Camberley Town U18s Football Club

Community Champion of the Year

Sponsor: Surrey Security Service

  • Ben Rickwood– Maximus Gym
  • Sophie Hollis– Inspire Girls Football
  • Saba Raza– Refugee Sports & Wellbeing

Inclusive Sports Award

Sponsor: Surrey Heath Borough Council

  • Oliver Hastings– Boccia National Team
  • Dawn Leach– Leatherhead and Dorking Gymnastics Club
  • Penny Froude– Great Britain Boccia

Volunteer of the Year

Sponsor: Surrey Playing Fields

  • Nick Terry– Windlesham United Football Club
  • Chelsea Wilde– Generation Gymnastics
  • Jemma Barker- Lightwater Lasers Netball Club

Sporting Moment of the Year

Sponsor: Legacy Sportswear

  • Harry Barker & Max Grove– Camberley Cricket Club
  • James Banks– Camberley Cricket Club
  • Harrison Taylor– Camberley & District Athletics Club

Newcomer of the Year

Sponsor: Complete Coaching

  • Yuliia Kurchenko– Camberley Judo Club
  • Lola-Grace Mizzi– Eclipse Gymnastics
  • Lauren Hawes– Generation Gymnastics

Outstanding Service to Sport

Sponsor: Places Leisure Camberley

  • Keith Ross- Curley Park Rangers Football Club
  • Anna Bridges- Budokan Judo Club
  • Ken Cordaroy- Bagshot Tennis Club

Surrey Heath Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Culture, Cllr John Skipper said: “This Sports Awards shortlist shows the depth and breadth of talent, and the commitment to sport and physical activity in the borough, with a wide variety of sports represented.

“I am looking forward to celebrating those nominated at Monday’s ceremony, and would like to thank our generous sponsors for their support.”

More information on our sports awards webpage.