Little Athletics Victoria celebrated the presentation of the LAVic Awards for season 22/23 on Saturday 15th of July at the Brighton Beach Hotel.

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

Little Athletics Victoria extends its sincere gratitude and congratulations to all of the Award winners and nominees.

22/23 Little Athletics Victoria Award Winners:

Centre Formation Awards

  • Nagambie LAC
  • Port Fairy LAC
  • Surf Coast LAC

Timing Solutions Centre Membership Awards

LAVic Region Small Centre Large Centre
Eastern Metro Region Cockatoo LAC Box Hill LAC
Gippsland Country Region Sale LAC Cranbourne LAC
Northern Country Region Howlong LAC Shepparton LAC
Northern Metro Region Preston Reservoir LAC Keilor LAC
Southern Metro Region Springvale LAC Seaford LAC
Western Country Region Stawell LAC Portland LAC
Western Metro Region Brimbank LAC Williamstown LAC

State Championship Awards:

1st: Corio LAC

2nd: Knox LAC

3rd: Ringwood LAC

Service Awards: 

  • Distinguished Service Award: Stephen Hough
  • Distinguished Service Award: Kathleen Marsh
  • Distinguished Service Award: Steve Woolfe

Royal Children’s Hospital, Good Friday Appeal Awards

  • Centre that raised the greatest donation, overall per capita: Lake Bolac & District LAC
  • Centre that raised the greatest donation overall: Lake Bolac & District LAC

Awards by nomination

  • Out There Branding – Volunteer of the Year: Alistair Buchanan (Seaford LAC)
  • Energetic Apparel – Centre Marketing Award: Diamond Valley LAC
  • Commonwealth Bank – Centre Inclusion Award: Cranbourne LAC

Coach of the Year Awards 

  • Nordic Sport Australia – Bryan Neighbour Centre Coach of the Year: Ben Skurka (Chelsea LAC)
  • Nordic Sport Australia – Emerging Coach of the Year Award: Tyler Costin (Geelong LAC)
  • Nordic Sport Australia – State Coach of the Year Award: Zoe Cunningham

Official of the Year Awards

  • Game Day Apparel – Centre Official of the Year: Cindy McDougall (Camperdown LAC)
  • Game Day Apparel – State Official of the Year: Jenny McCausland

GAMEDAY Overall Membership Award Winners

  • GAMEDAY Overall Small Centre Winner – Howlong LAC
  • GAMEDAY Overall Large Centre Winner – Portland LAC