Hampshire & IOW Awards Evening 2011

Monday, December 12, 2011
Hampshire & IOW Awards Evening 2011


The Hampshire & IOW Awards were presented after the official AGM business on Thursday 8th December at Winchester Tennis and Squash Club. 



A total of 70 people attended including Officials/Volunteers from Places to Play, Coaches, Players and Parents.

The Awards were presented by the Chairman, Peter Grinyer, to:-

Junior Players of the Year

Alex Gasson   

Won both the 18 & Under and 16 & Under National Boys Doubles titles

Currently ranked number 1 in the country for 18 & Under boys

Miles McDowall

Great 12 months and was No 1 in the country for the 14 & Under age group earlier in the year and won the 14 & Under National Boys doubles title

Development Programme of the Year

David Lloyd Ringwood

This is in recognition of the fantastic 12 months which saw junior competition increase with the numbers of regularly competing juniors going from 4 – 100 and British Tennis Membership also increasing by over 100.

Performance Programme of the Year

David Lloyd Southampton

This is in recognition of the fantastic programme which includes a high number of matrix players, support for access players, individualised fitness programmes with termly fitness assessments, tournament support at key events and well as having a highly experienced and dynamic coaching team.

Volunteers of the Year

John and Sue Hubbard – Alton

In recognition of your dedication and hard work at Alton Tennis and the achievement of developing the Club’s facilities and creating an enjoyable experience whilst at the Club.

Veterans Player of the Year

Graham Neale

Great season – including winning the Men’s 45 singles British Open Vets Indoor Tennis Championships

Won the Men’s 45 Doubles of the South of England Veterans Championship and semi-finals of the singles

Runner-up in Men’s 45 singles Grass Court Championships

Quarter-Finals for the Singles & Doubles Open Veterans Clay Court Championships

Referee of the Year                        

Jenny Sayer

Refereed at numerous tournaments during the year around the County including Grade 3, 4, 5 and 6s

Education Award

Sarah Goldson

This is in recognition of your continued support of sport, specifically tennis, within the Education system and most recently your work with Queen Mary 6th Form College.

In Recognition of your Contribution to County Tennis in 2011

Harriet Jones

Lisa Radford

This is in recognition of their dedication and success of the Ladies AEGON Summer County Cup where they won 14 out of 15 rubbers and contributed to the County gaining promotion to Division 1 for the only the second time in the County’s history.


Congratulations to all the Award winners.





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