Congratulations to all the winners
2015/2016 Swim PEI Awards:
Alex B Campbell Award: EVAN CORISH
This award is for the most outstanding swimmer. Someone, male or female, who excelled at meets, was committed to their training and also showed leadership within their team. This person trained hard, improved their times, consistently attended and placed at meets, and lead by example.
Barney Bree Award: ABBEY CORISH
This award goes to the swimmer who best demonstrated leadership, fair play and sportsmanship both in and out of the pool. The recipient has shown his/her commitment to swimming by attending meets and consistently attempting to achieve personal bests. This person also was involved in additional activities such as other sports or clubs or volunteer work. He/she also maintained good grades at school.
Coach of the Year Award: TONY THERIAULT
This award recognizes the outstanding achievements of a coach who has shown his/her commitment to the sport and the swimmers. He/she respects the abilities of the individual swimmers and trains all equally, recognizing that the medal count isn’t everything. He/she keeps up with rule and technical changes and is always on deck for practices. Where possible he/she attends clinics that will advance his/her skills and knowledge.
Official of the Year Award: DJ WELTON
This award recognizes the outstanding contribution of one official. This person must have demonstrated fairness at all times, and played a role that benefited the swimmers. He/she acted professionally, recognizing that their decisions are not always popular. Clear communication with other officials and everyone else on deck was a priority. Also attendance at clinics to advance knowledge and skills is evidence of an official dedicated to his/her position.
Administrator of the Year Award: MEGAN CASELEY WELTON
This award recognizes an administrator who is involved with swimming either at the club level or the provincial level. He/she had interest in advancing the sport of swimming for the benefit of the athletes. Their involvement helped to provide a well-run organization.
Volunteer of the Year Award: JANA CORISH
This award recognizes the time and effort freely given by an individual. This person was involved in the organizing/running of many events this swim season. His/her willingness to selflessly participate has ensured that swimming on PEI remains a positive experience.
Media Award: JOURNAL PIONEER (JASON SIMMONDS & STAFF)
This award recognizes an individual or organization that contributes to the reputation of swimming as an established sport. The award may be for the coverage of a single event or part of an ongoing commitment to the promotion of swimming on PEI.
Honourary Lifetime Achievement Membership Award: MARGARET WHITROW
This award recognizes the many years of meritorious service to swimming on Prince Edward Island by an individual (or group). Through a long association with our sport, this person has shown leadership, been supportive and encouraging and has made significant contributions to the development and growth of swimming.
David Neil Mills Award: TOM CROWELL
The following awards are determined by FINA points:
Top 10 & Under AWARD:
Female: ASHLYN MEISNER
Male: DREW SHIELDS
Top 11‐12 Award:
Female: COURTNEY MCBRIDE
Male: EVAN CORISH
Top 13‐14 Award:
Female: ALEXA MCQUAID
Male: CHARLIE MORSE
Top 15-17 Award:
Female: JACQUELINE MCQUAID
Male: PIETER VANLEEUWEN
Top 18 & Over Award:
Female: REBEKAH NITSCHMANN
Male: ALEN BOSHNYAK