Awards

Sporting Communities are proud of the work that we conduct and are proud that a number of our programmes, workers, volunteers and young people have been recognised for their amazing contributions to supporting others.

Below is a list of the awards and recognition that Sporting Communities has received. 

2020

Keele University

2020

Breaking the Mould ‘Cultivating Talent’ Special Commendation

2019

Children and Young People Now

Derby Adults Safeguarding Board

2020

‘Play Award’ Finalists

‘Community Respect Award’

2018

Children in Need

BBC

Derbyshire Telegraph Sports Awards

Sports Leaders UK

BBC Radio Stoke

Diversity in Housing

StreetGames

2020

‘A Big Thank You’ from Pudsey, BBC Radio Derby – Roy Hogarth

‘East Midlands Unsung Hero’ Finalist – David Walsh

‘Contribution to Community’ Finalist – David Walsh

Community Leadership Academy of the Year

‘Inspiring Young Person’ – Danielle Pointon

‘Young Person Award’ – Danielle Pointon

‘Outstanding Contribution to Community Safety’ Finalist

2017

UK Coaching

StreetGames

European City of Sport

StreetGames

StreetGames

StreetGames

2020

‘Children’s Coach of the Year’ – David Walsh

‘StreetMark’ quality assurance status

‘Service to Sport’ Finalist – David Rigby

‘Coach of the Year’ Finalist – David Walsh

‘Young Coach of the Year’ – David Richards

‘Matt Kendal Award’

2016

West Midlands Community Sports Awards

Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

Children and Young People Now

Children and Young People Now

StreetGames

StreetGames

SCVYS – Les Simmons Awards

SCVYS – Les Simmons Awards

2020

‘Coach of the Year’ – David Rigby

‘Coach of the Year’ – David Rigby

‘Play Award’

‘Children’s Achievement Award’ – Danielle Pointon

‘Investing in Youth Leadership’ Finalist

‘Sport for Good’ Finalist

Youth Group ‘Impact Award’ Certificate of Special Recognition

‘Youth Impact Award’ Certificate of Special Recognition – Danielle Pointon

2015

Directory of Social Change

Amber Valley Borough Council

Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

Children and Young People Now

Business Boost Awards

Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce

StreetGames

StreetGames

2020

‘Rising Star’ Finalist – David Walsh

‘Community Award’ – David Walsh

‘Newcomer of the Year’ Runner up – Danielle Pointon

‘Youth Work Award’ Finalist

‘Recognising Social Enterprise’ Second Place

‘Participant of the Year’ – Danielle Pointon

Commendation

‘Local Hero’ – Danielle Pointon

‘Young Coach of the Year’ – David Walsh

2014

Directory of Social Change

UK Coaching

Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

Business Boost Awards

StreetGames

StreetGames

Sports Leaders UK

StreetGames

vinspired

Community Development Foundation

2020

‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ Finalist – Ross Podyma

‘Coach Developer of the Year’ Finalist – Ross Podyma

‘Community Coach of the Year Award’ – Ben Rigby

‘Project of the Year’ Runner up

‘Recognising Social Enterprise’ Second Place

‘StreetMark’ quality assurance status

‘Volunteer of the Year’ Finalist – David-James Farr

Leadership Academy quality assurance status

‘Community Coach of the Year’ Finalist – Ross Podyma

‘West Midlands Team Activity Award’ 

‘Organisation of the Month’

2013

Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

UK Coaching

2020

‘Project of the Year’

‘Community Coach of the Year’ – Ben Rigby