Sports Awards

Stockport Sports Awards is an annual event recognising local achievements in sport. The awards are an opportunity to recognise individual and club successes and to acknowledge achievements across all sports in the town. Stockport is proud to boast a wealth of sporting talent and the annual awards provide an ideal opportunity to celebrate these wonderful individuals, clubs and their achievements.

Sports & Physical Activity Awards 2019

We are pleased to announce that this year’s awards will be taking place on Friday 27th September 2019 at Houldsworth Golf Club in Reddish.  Stockport's athletes, clubs and volunteers will again be recognised for their hard work and dedication, but this year we have the addition of two new awards! Please see the full list of awards below and you can read more about them in the nomination form:

  • The Fred Perry Sports Achiever of the Year
  • Young Sports Achiever of the Year
  • Club of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Sir Stanley Matthews Unsung Hero of the Year
  • Changing Lifestyle Award
  • School Commitment to PE and Sport Award

Plus 2 new awards:

  • Workforce Advocate Award
  • Initiative of the Year

Nominations are now open until Friday 9th August, with full details contained within the nomination form.

For further information please email Samantha Barton


Stockport Sports Awards Winners 2017/18:

Award Winner
The 'Fred Perry' Sports Achiever of the Year Elizabeth Harris (Swimming)
Young Achiever of the Year Becky Bellis (Basketball)
Disabled Achiever of the Year Sophie Forsyth (Rhythmic Gymnastics)
Club of the Year Stockport Metro (Swimming)
Coach of the Year Ian Travis (Basketball)
Sir Stanley Matthews Unsung Hero of the Year Rod Pimlott (Football)
Volunteer of the Year Richard Gregg (Football)
Changing Lifestyle Recognition Award 2018 Laura Howell
School Commitment to PE & Sport 2018 Nevill Road Junior School


Life Leisure is committed to supporting athletes of the future, through various development, training and performance pathways. Assistance is available to encourage young athletes from within Stockport to progress on a national and international level through financial, educational or training support. For more information see our Champions of the Future page.