Community Football NAB AFL Recognition Awards

Local AFL leagues and clubs are encouraged to nominate volunteers, coaches and club stalwarts for one of the three community recognition awards.

Nominations are now open for the NAB AFL NSW/ACT Volunteer of the Year award, NAB AFL NSW/ACT Coach of the Year award and AFL Merit award.

Volunteers and coaches are the backbone of Australian football and without their continued dedication, support and commitment many leagues and clubs simply wouldn’t exist.

The aim of the Volunteer of the Year award is to recognise the contribution unpaid helpers make to the game. Whether they’ve been a runner for 30 years, a club president leading their club, or anything in between, they should all be nominated.

The Coach of the Year award aims to reward coaches who have been advocates in providing a safe, fun and inclusive environment for players.

An AFL Merit award is one of the most prestigious in community football and is given to two people in the state who have provided significant service to Australian football. To be eligible for the award, nominees have to been involved in the game for at least ten years.

Nomination Forms have been emailed to local League and Club Volunteers and nominations close on 15th July 2011.  For further information or to get a Nomination Form please contact Matt Crawley on (02) 6658 4823 or email





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