2020 Squash Australia Annual Awards

Date & Location TBC

  • NOMINATIONS OPEN 6 MONTHS BEFORE AWARDS
  • NOMINATIONS CLOSE 4 MONTHS BEFORE AWARDS
  • VOTING OPENS 3 MONTHS BEFORE AWARDS
  • VOTING CLOSES 1 MONTH BEFORE AWARDS

 

The Award categories are indicated below, along with the mechanism for selection e.g. vote based and/or panel and criteria:

 

BLK Athlete of the Year Award - Senior

  • Public vote 25%
  • High performance working group 75%

Criteria

  1. Squash Australia recognised events results
  2. Commonwealth Games or World Championship event results
  3. Contribution to the sport on and off the court

 

CGA Athlete of the Year Award - Junior Female

  • Public vote 25%
  • High performance working group 75%

Criteria

  1. Results at national level events and WSF junior ranking events
  2. Results at local and state title events
  3. Rate of improvement throughout the year
  4. Courteous and polite on the squash court

 

CGA Athlete of the Year Award - Junior Male

  • Public vote 25%
  • High performance working group 75%

Criteria

  1. Results at national level events and WSF junior ranking events
  2. Results at local and state title events
  3. Rate of improvement throughout the year
  4. Courteous and polite on the squash court

 

Ashaway Coach of the Year award 

  • Public vote 25%
  • Education working group 75%

Criteria

  1. Coaching work in support of Squash Australia programmes
  2. Coaching work in support of squash in Australia
  3. Working with young players
  4. Rate of coaching development through the year

 

Marsh Insurance Club of the Year

  • Public Vote 25%
  • Membership working group 75%

Criteria

  1. Largest increase in affiliations compared to previous year
  2. Hosting successful events
  3. Working closely with Squash Australia's programmes
  4. Have players competing in pennant competitions
  5. Use of matrix
  6. Participate in Oz Squash initiatives
  7. Track record of recruiting new and social players

 

RACV Royal Pines Referee of the Year award 

  • Public vote 25%
  • Education working group 75%

Criteria

  1. Referee impact at Australian events
  2. Referee at major events
  3. Commitment in support of referee development in Australia

 

Victor Fair Play Award 

  • Public vote 25%
  • Events working group 75%

Criteria

  1. Nominated by State and Territory organisations or National Tournament Directors
  2. Recognition of players with best behaviour and sportsmanship
  3. Recognition of volunteering, officiating, coaching and working with young players

 

Tueton Volunteer of the Year award 

  • Public vote 25%
  • Participation working group 75%

Criteria

  1. Contribution to Squash Australia programmes
  2. Contribution to squash in Australia
  3. Volunteers in their spare time
  4. Works with young players
  5. Works to support events

 

Dunlop State/Territory of the Year award (Criteria & Board)

  • Alignment with the Squash Australia State Funding Agreement KPI's and targets
  • In examining the above criteria, the Board will consider the size and resource of the State/Territory 

 

Service Awards (See Event Policy 3 - Honours and Awards

Hall of Fame (See Event Policy 4 - Hall of Fame)