Congrats to Gavin Godfrey and the Australian Masters Mixed Crew for being amongst the finalists for the 2009 NSW Sports Awards!

Gav is a finalist for NSW Coach of the Year while the Australian Masters Mixed Crew is for NSW Team of the Year. Also for dragon boating Kim Simpson is a finalist for NSW Volunteer of the Year.

These are fantastic achievements and are well deserved recognition for the huge effort that went into the 2009 Prague World Championships campaign both on and off the water.

The winners are to be announced at a black tie event on February 18. See you Julia if you’d like to attend.

NSW Team of the Year
· Australian Masters Mixed Team (Dragon Boats)
· Nathan Outteridge and Iian Jensen (Sailing)
· NSW Arrows (Hockey)
· RTA Speedblitz Blues (Cricket)
· U13 Boys State Team (football)

NSW Coach of the Year
· Gavin Godfrey (Dragon Boats)
· Denis Knowles (Track and Field)
· Matthew Mott (Cricket)
· Grant Stoelwinder (Swimming)
· Songliang Xiong (Gymnastics)

NSW Volunteer Award
· Leanne Palmer (Basketball NSW)
· Kim Simpson (Dragon Boats)
· Yvonne Talbott OAM (Wheelchair Sport NSW)
· Rodney Winchester (Equestrian NSW)
· Yachting NSW – Special Regulations Committee