National Awards

The Squash New Zealand National Awards have been running since 1974 and recognise excellence and dedication to squash in New Zealand. The National Awards ceremony itself is an annual event consisting of a formal dinner, a night of celebration and entertainment and has had some of New Zealand's biggest and most prestigious squash names attend.

The Awards cover the period 1 October - 30 September each year and all performances to be considered for a National Award must fall within this period.

Awards Categories

The following National Awards recognise the excellence and dedication of athletes, volunteers, clubs, officials and coaches:

National Awards 2016

Nominations Open Monday 26th September 2016

Nominations Close Monday 31st October 2016

Finalists announced Monday 21st November 2016

Nominations Finalists

2015 Awards Winners

Congratulations to all those listed below, as well as those nominated.

Personality of the Year Paul Coll
Chairman's Award Kashif Shuja
Club of the Year Ohakune Squash Club
Volunteer of the Year Don McDonald, Cromwell Squash Club
Derek Cook Memorial Trophy for Refereeing Glenn Carson
Rob Roche Award (Meritorious Service to Masters) Kaye Jackson
New Coach of the Year Keri Rhodes
Club & School Coach of the Year Manu Yam
Performance Coach of the Year Mike Allred
Most Improved Senior Player (male) Paul Coll, Squashways Canterbury
Most Improved Senior Player (female) Ellie Epke, Remuera Rackets Club
Most Improved Junior Player (male) Jamie Oakley, Devoy Squash & Fitness
Most Improved Junior Player (female) Zoe Dykzeul, Whangarei Squash Club

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