Netball Victoria Chief Executive Officer, Rosie King is amongst the finalists of the 2018 VicSport Awards, nominated for the SportsTG Victorian Sport Administrator of the Year (Eunice Gill Award).
King’s nomination comes for her advocacy for the redevelopment of the State Netball & Hockey Centre, establishing an upgraded home of netball for the future.
Along with King, netball was a finalists for five further categories.
Rock Up Netball (RUN), which recently won the Promoting Health through Physical Activity and Sport Award at the VicHealth awards, has again been recognised, with the Train program a finalist for the Victorian Outdoor/ Active Recreation Initiative of the Year.
RUN encourages people who are new or returning to netball to re-engage with the sport in a relaxed and social environment. Targeted at women aged 30-60 years, Rock Up Netball Train introduces a number of initiative like no membership, fill-in registrations and no uniforms.
The Victorian 19/U state team has again been named as a finalist for Victorian Young Team of the Year, making it the third year in a row that the team has been nominated. The team has won three consecutive titles at the National Netball Championships, with six members of the 2018 team members being selected in the national 19/U squad.
The VicSport Awards celebrates participants, coaches, organisers and the volunteers who have made an outstanding contribution to sport at all levels in Victoria.
Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at Marvel Stadium on Wednesday 20 February. Good luck to all the finalists!
Sports Accounting Australia Victorian Official of the Year – Brian Hurley
Victorian Young Team of the Year – Victorian 19/U Netball Team
Victorian Outdoor/ Active Recreation Initiative of the Year – Rock Up Netball Train
VicHealth Sport Development Initiative of the Year – Walking Netball
My Sport Live Victorian Community Sporting Event of the Year – Victorian Senior Aboriginal Football and Netball Carnival (VACSAL Carnival)
SportsTG Victorian Sport Administrator of the Year (Eunice Gill Award) – Rosie King