2023 Sports Administrator of the Year -
Eunice Gill Award

Nominations for the 2023 Victorian Sport Awards are now open until 11.59pm 1 March.

This award is open to Victorian sports administrators who have demonstrated an outstanding level of achievement during the 2023 calendar year at the State Sporting Association, Regional Sports Assembly, National Sporting Organisation (Victorian based) or Local Government Authority. The recipient’s contribution will have provided benefit to, or had a positive impact upon, an individual sport or the industry as a whole, and their standards of excellence will have distinguished them from peers.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to be considered in this category, the nominee must:

  • Be employed (in a paid position) at a State Sporting Association, Regional Sports Assembly, National Sporting Organisation (Victorian based), Associations, Leagues, Regional Academies of Sport or in a Professional Sporting Team.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Outstanding achievement in the development and delivery of projects/initiatives to enable more Victorians to enjoy the benefits of sport
  2. The impact of their contribution/initiative to the individual sport
  3. The extent to which the individual has delivered beyond expectations

Selection Process & Voting:

For all information regarding selection and voting processes, return to the 2023 nominations information page here.

Nominator Details (your details)


Nominee Details (their details)


Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfill the following eligibility criteria.

All nominees must be considered as a Victorian in order to be eligible for any award.

To be considered as a Victorian, your nominee must fulfill either requirement (1) OR (2). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee:


Nominee Selection Criteria

The Sport Administrator of the Year (Eunice Gill) Award is intended for Victorian sports administrators who have demonstrated an outstanding level of achievement during the 2023 year at the State Sporting Association, Regional Sports Assembly, National Sporting Organisation (Victorian based) or Local Government Authority level. The recipient’s contribution will have provided benefit to, or had a positive impact upon, an individual sport or the industry as a whole, and their standards of excellence will have distinguished them from peers. Please select the appropriate boxes below and answer one or all of the remaining 3 questions in 200 words or less for each question (note: submissions over 200 words will not be accepted).

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Previous Winners:

2022 Danielle Lowerson Tennis
2021 Ayden Shaw Disability Sport & Recreation
2020 Lisa Hasker Vicsport
2019 Grant Cosgriff Triathlon
2018 Rosie King
Karen Pearce
Netball
Basketball
2017 Belinda Kleverlaan Tennis
2016 Neil Dalrymple Bowls Australia
2015 Matthew Kennedy Tennis Victoria
2014 James Sutherland Cricket
2013 Kate Palmer Netball
2012 Andrew Demetriou AFL
2011 Max Wells Surfing
2010 Mark Rendell Football Federation Victoria
2009 Ray Allsop Australian Rules Football
2008 Neil Morarty Lifesaving
2007 Anne George Netball
2006 Judith Yates Hockey
2005 Dawn Wilcox Women's Sport and Recreation
2004 Ron Steiner Rugby Union
2003 Julie Savage Women's Cricket
2002 Geoff Miles Soccer
2001 Steven Robertson Surfing
2000 Prof. David Shilbury Deakin University
1999 Lindsay Gaze Basketball
1998 Russell Hooper Netball
1997 Nigel Taylor Surf Lifesaving
1996 Doug Fox Golf
1995 Ron Bongetti Swimming
1994 Mary Wilson ACHPER
1993 Susie Norton Oz Tennis
1992 Kay Mahlook Golf
1991 Margaret Lonsdale Western Region Sports Assembly
1990 Valerie Morrison Netball
1989 Jess Ferguson Hockey
1988 Valerie Styles Women's Cricket
1987 Peg Park Badminton

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