A record 47 nominations were received for nine categories of the LAVic Awards!

The Awards honour the achievements of individuals, Regions and Centres from across the LAVic community.

Congratulations and best of luck to the finalists in each category, as listed below:

Bryan Neighbour Centre Coach of the Year

  • Tatjana Weber-Weickhardt: Werribee LAC
  • Polina Galkina: Brighton LAC

Emerging Coach of the Year

  • Rhianna Clemow: Berwick LAC
  • Maddy McBrien: LAVic
  • Paige Elvey: Frankston LAC
  • Adam Bocor: Cranbourne LAC

State Coach of the Year

  • Leanne Hume: Kyneton LAC
  • Craig Chapman: Whittlesea City LAC
  • Stu Macaulay: Werribee LAC
  • Joe Kampf: Whittlesea City LAC

Centre Official of the Year

  • Cameron Whillas: Chelsea LAC
  • Dean McCaughan: Cranbourne LAC
  • Lisa Hegarty: Whittlesea City LAC

Emerging Official of the Year

  • Alison Rafferty: Werribee LAC
  • Janelle Duncan: Whittlesea City LAC

State Official of the Year

  • Rob de Wit: Western Metropolitan Region
  • Scott Wilcock: Mentone LAC
  • Wayne O’Halloran: Western Metropolitan Region
  • Jamie Gray: Northern Metropolitan Region

Centre Volunteer of the Year

  • Bronwyn Philipp: Cranbourne LAC
  • Jane Fitch: Brighton LAC
  • David Kearsley: Knox LAC
  • Tony Newstead: Whittlesea City LAC

Centre Marketing Award

  • Werribee LAC
  • Swan Hill LAC
  • Oakleigh LAC
  • Whittlesea City LAC

Centre Inclusion Award

  • Werribee LAC
  • Rochester LAC
  • Cranbourne LAC
  • Leongatha LAC

Thanks to those individuals that took the time to complete a nomination and to shine a light on the amazing feats and achievements accomplished by our volunteers and Centres.

The Awards are announced and presented at the 2024 LAVic Gala Awards Dinner, Saturday 27th July, the Manningham Hotel & Club.