Open to any individual who has provided outstanding leadership in the sport and recreation sector within the qualifying period.
Achievements by nominees will only be considered if they have occurred during the qualifying period of 18 April 2019 to 18 April 2021
Only individual nominations will be accepted
The nominee may be an administrator, coach, official, player, or combination of these
Volunteers / amateurs and paid staff / professionals are eligible
The nominee will have demonstrated leadership qualities which ‘made a difference’
Qualities such as developing the culture of the team they are part of, building trust and relationships, modelling the team’s values and providing clear direction and purpose through their leadership are all factors which will be considered by the judges
Nominees under consideration for the awards must be a ‘Wellingtonian’ as per the criteria (a), (b), or (c) below:
(a) Through residency in the greater Wellington region during the qualifying period
(b) Through representing the Wellington region or a Wellington based club in their chosen discipline during the qualifying period
(c) Through being commonly acknowledged as a Wellingtonian (including the Wairarapa, Kapiti, Porirua and Hutt Valley) although not regularly resident in the region due to the demands of their sporting career.