Wycombe Swimming Recognized in 2020 Sports Awards

Simon Shaw

Our club has been recognized in all four categories of the Bucks & MK Sports Awards for 2020. These awards are given each year to recognise individuals and organisations who make sport happen in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes.

The sucess and impact of Wycombe Swimming District Club in the region has previously been recognised with these awards. In 2014 we were recognised as club of the year and Kevin has twice won performance coach of the year. You can find out more about these awards on the Leap website.

This year because of the coronavirus impacts the normal ceremony and awards will not take place in the usual format instead the awards are in four categories:

  • Community Coach
  • Volunteer
  • Covid Innovation Award
  • Unsung hero

Kevin Brooks was Highly Commended in the Covid-19 Innovation Award Category, and Louise Sansome was Highly Commended in the Volunteer of the Year Category.

Patrick Ahern our Competitive Disability and Para Swimming Coach is shortlisted for the Community Coach Award and Simon Shaw is shortlisted for trhe Unsung Hero Award.

The final Award winners will be announced on 20th November.