Awards 2018

The annual Scottish Student Sport Awards, recognizing the highest achieving athletes, coaches and volunteers in Scotland.

2017 – 18 Winners

Club of the Year

Edinburgh University Women’s Hockey Club

 Female Athlete of the Year

Laura Muir (Athletics) – University of Glasgow

Team of the Year


Edinburgh University Women’s Fencing Team

Male Athlete of the Year

Duncan Scott (Swimming) – University of Stirling

Coach of the Year

John Higson (Boat) – The University of Edinburgh

 Volunteer of the Year

Gill Thayne – University of Stirling

2017 – 2018 Healthy Body Healthy Mind

Five Stars

City of Glasgow College

 Four Stars

Dundee & Angus College
University of Dundee
Fife College
West Lothian College

Three Stars

University of Aberdeen
Perth College
University of Stirling

 Two Stars

Edinburgh College
Glasgow Clyde College
University of Glasgow
University of the Highlands and Islands
Queen Margaret University
Scotland’s Rural College
South Lanarkshire College

One Star

Border’s College
Dumfries & Galloway College
Edinburgh Napier University
Heriot-Watt University
Inverness College
New College Lanarkshire
Robert Gordon University
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
West College Scotland


Categories

This will be awarded to a male individual for outstanding sporting achievement at the highest level during the 2017-18 season. This can include international performances achieved between 22nd April 2017 and 20th April 2018.

This will be awarded to a female individual for outstanding sporting achievement at the highest level during the 2017-18 season. This can include international performances achieved between 22nd April 2017 and 20th April 2018.

This will be awarded to a team for outstanding sporting achievement at the highest level during the 2017-18 season. This can include international performances achieved between 22nd April 2017 and 20th April 2018.

This new award will be awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to student sport by coaching during the 2017-18 season. Good quality coaching; innovative ideas; dedication to the sport; and a drive to continually improve their own skills are features of an outstanding coach.

This will be awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to student sport during the 2017-18 year.  The contribution may be in many forms such as exceptional active or administrative services to a club, college, or university; as a faithful club servant, committee member, leader; officiating; coaching; or purely down to their love of sport. Volunteers purely in a coaching capacity should be nominated for the Coach of the Year award.

This will be awarded to a club that can demonstrate excellence in the 2017-18 season. Increasing memberships, upping participation, innovative projects, developing volunteers, promoting the role of officials; fundraising, community links and involvement in institution activity are just certain elements that would demonstrate excellence.