Sport Awards

The Lewis and Harris Sports Council make 8 awards to clubs/individuals each year.

The Service to Sport award is supplied by Scottish Club Sport and the main criteria for the award is that the nominee has made a significant voluntary contribution as an administrator, coach or official to local sport over a lengthy period of time.

Two Awards are for participation/athlete recognition and are the Under-18 and Over-18 Sportspersons of the Year for their achievements in their sport.

We also have the Murdo Maclean Club/Squad of the Year selected by the Sports Council Office bearers and the LHSC Club of the Year for affiliated clubs and organisation that have developed or enhanced their activities over the last year/s

Finally, Sport Scotland (Opens in a new window or downloads a file) have supplied 3 awards that will be made to a community coach, young coach and young person’s coach.

Nomination Categories

Nominations will open in August 2023

Sportscotland Community Coach of the Year

This award will be made to a coach who has supported the development of athletes or teams, who are in the main over the age of 18 and who has significantly increased the sporting opportunities available and participation levels within their community.

Sportscotland Young Person’s Coach of the Year

This award will be made to a coach who has made an outstanding contribution to the introduction and early development of sport for young people under the age of 18.

Sportscotland Young Coach of the Year

This award will be made to a coach who has made an outstanding contribution to the introduction and early development of sport for young people under the age of 18.

Over 18 Sports Person of the Year

The main criteria for the award is why do you think that the person you have nominated is worthy of winning the award.

Under 18 Sports Person of the Year

The main criteria for the award is why do you think that the person you have nominated is worthy of winning the award.

Murdo Maclean Team/Squad

This award is selected by the Lewis and Harris Sports Council Office Bearers (Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary)

LHSC Club of the Year

The Sports Council is seeking nominations from affiliated clubs and organisations that have developed or enhanced their activities over the last year/s.  If you feel your club meets this criteria and would be worthy of consideration for the award in Lewis and Harris please complete the nomination form.

Scottish Clubsport Service to Sport

The main criteria for the Award is that the nominee has made a significant voluntary contribution as an administrator, coach or official to local sport over a lengthy period of time.  The Award is not permitted to be presented to a competitor, performer, team or club or to an employee of a local authority or similar agency who have made their contribution as part of paid employment

Nomination Form and Previous Winners