ontarget Club & Volunteer Awards 2015
Do you know someone who deserves to be recognised for all his or her hard work? Archery GB is once again inviting nominations for the ontarget Club and Volunteer Awards.
Now in their fifth year, the ontarget awards aim to recognise, reward and celebrate clubs and volunteers that are working hard to help archery grow or who work behind the scenes to help a club run smoothly.
The categories seeking nominations are Young Volunteer of the Year (Under 25 on 31 August 2015), Volunteer of the Year, Community Club of the Year, Young People Club of the Year, and overall ontarget Club of the Year.
The closing date for nominations is 31 January 2016.
To access the nomination form online click here. Alternatively, download the nomination document here.
For further information please contact Arran Coggan via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07525233592.
Clubs and Volunteers making the difference!
The winners of the 2014 ontarget Club and Volunteer Awards:
The Young Volunteer of the Year award was so difficult to award that it was given to two outstanding young people! Freya Leask of University of Bradford Archery Club and Katherine Frusher of Deer Park Archers were jointly awarded the title.
The Volunteer of the Year Award went to Peter Galbraith from Bowmen of Bruntwood, who has been quoted as saying "I love my sport - now I cannot shoot I want to give back what this sport gave me".
Working tirelessly to promote communications, skill development, innovation and team spirit within Guildford Archery Club, saw Simon de Krester awarded Clubperson of the Year.
The Innovation in Archery award went to Deer Park Archers. Who also were winners in the Partnership Award with Xperience Archery and Active Gloucestershire (County Sports Partnership).
The 2014 ontarget Club of the Year was awarded to Six Towns Company of Archers. The club opened in February 2014 with 6 members, in less than a year; there are now over 40 members, 15 being juniors. The club offers have a go sessions every Saturday and rolling Beginners courses so there is never not an opportunity to give it a go straight away. Six Towns takes juniors from the age of 5 years, using age appropriate equipment, coaches are always on hand at every session to support beginners, offer planned coaching sessions to groups or on 1-1 basis and the club promotes an inclusive friendly atmosphere for all, from young junior members to the oldest senior member and all feel an important part of the club.