Past Award Winners

Deaf Sports Personality of the Year – Voted for a person, this prestigious award will be given to the participating sportsman or woman whose actions have most captured our imaginations every two years. Gain a vote ie Working hard, making a commitment, a good personality, individual achievement and greatest impression.

2010

Rajeev Bagga

Badminton
2012

Umesh Valjee

Cricket
2014

Donna Cross

Football, Golf & Squash

Lifetime Achievement – This is a special award honouring someone who has made a major impact on the world of sport in his or her lifetime.

2010

Chris Gwynn

Football
2012

Phillip Gardner

Chess
2014

Gerry Hughes

Sailing

Team of the Year – This will be awarded to the UK team (more than ONE player in a team) which has achieved the most notable performance in Deaf/Mainstream sports.

2010

Anthony Sinclair & Catherine Fletcher

Tennis
2012

St Johns Deaf Football Club

2014

Doncaster Deaf Trust Football Club

Coach of the Year – This will be awarded to the Deaf or Hearing coach who has made the biggest impact in Deaf sports.

2010

Roanna Simmons

Football
2012

Bob Denning

Cricket
2014

Spencer Stevenson

Football

Overseas Sport of the Year Award – This award will be given to the foreign sportsman, woman or a team who has made the greatest impression in the world of sport.

2010

Terence Parkins

Swimming
2012

Laurenetia Tan

Equestrian
2014

Derrick Coleman

NFL Football

Young Deaf Sports Personality of the Year – This will be awarded to the outstanding young sportsperson aged 18 or under.

2010

Hannah Fitton

Swimming
2012

Jack Hodgson

Judo
2014

Danielle Joyce

Swimming

Unsung Hero Award – This award recognizes those who selflessly devote their voluntarily time with no financial reward and efforts to enabling others to play and enjoy sport.

2010

Derek Simmons

UK Deaf Sports
2012

Teddy Webb

British Deaf Sports
2014

Quest III Team

Sailing

Fan of the Year Award – This is a special award for outstanding fan who always attend the Deaf/Mainstream sports and efforts to build a morale for the teams & fans.

2010

Marcella Stratton

Football
2012

James Clarke

London Olympics
2014

Annie Straw

Deaflympics