SHEILA AND OTIS WIN EALING SPORTS AWARDS

25 Jul 2017

EALING SPORTS AWARDS 2017

WINNER: OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO SPORT

Sheila A’Bear

 Sheila's involvement with London Trampoline Academy goes back 28 years, as a coach, judge, club secretary, club treasurer, course tutor, dub welfare officer and chaperone for overseas trips. Sheila currently coaches on a voluntary basis between 5 and 12 hours a week as well as giving up hundreds of hours doing administrative tasks, somehow fitting all of this around her work commitments.

 To recognise her breadth of coaching ability. London Gymnastics awarded Sheila the prestigious "Master Coach” Bronze in 2016 an award given for outstanding contribution to coaching in London. Sheila is also quick to pass on her knowledge and experience to budding coaches and judges within the club as well as tutoring formal qualification courses on behalf of British Gymnastics.

 Sheila has been the Club Welfare Officer for many years and was the recipient of the first ever British Gymnastics' Welfare Officer of the Year Award in 2015.

 Sheila has been described as the mainstay of the club and the primary reason the club has been so successful for so many years.

WINNER: JUNIOR SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR

Otis McAuliffe

 Otis is 13 years old and a member of London Trampoline Academy/London DMT. which stands for Double Mini Trampoline and a Great Britain Junior Squad member. Otis is currently ranked in the top 10 trampolinists in Great Britain aged 13-14 years and ranked number 1 for DMT.

 He is the reigning British DMT Champion in the 11 -12 age group.

 Otis competed in this year’s London Youth Games trampolining competition only missing out to an 18-year-old national competitor. Otis is described by his club coach as an unassuming young man and very modest: an outstanding role model for other club members.

 

 

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