The Everybody Awards 2021 Shortlist Announcement

By jadegriffin August 19, 2021

Media Release

The Everybody Awards 2021 Shortlist Announcement

The shortlist for the Everybody Awards 2021 has now been announced, this year, Everybody Sport and Recreation received an incredible amount of nominations, showing a huge commitment to health, sport and physical activity across Cheshire East.

The Awards will take place at Crewe Hall on Friday 15th October, hosted by the fantastic Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and the Keynote speech will be delivered by the inspirational Jamie McDonald (also known as Adventureman)

Andrew Kolker, Chairman at Everybody Sport and Recreation and Everybody Awards judge shares

“Even though the pandemic has had a huge impact on sport over the last 12 months, the nominations from our local sporting heroes and organisations showed the exceptional dedication, innovation and true community spirit of our Cheshire East nominees to still achieve success and support and inspire others. We couldn’t be prouder of all the nominees this year and cannot wait to celebrate this October at a prestigious event in Crewe.”

Sports Personality of the Year – Sponsored by Applewood Independent

  • Matthew Rigby- Obstacle Course Racing
  • Nicola Bruce- Ultra Running
  • Joseph Loake- Motorsport

Young Sports Achiever – Sponsored by Technogym

  • Mia Brookes- Snowboarding
  • Jessica Wright- Touch Rugby
  • Amira Kandeh- Netball

Disabled Sports Achiever – Sponsored by David Trowler Associates

  • Struan Bird- Taekwondo
  • Poppy Maskill- Swimming

Coach of the Year – Sponsored by Cornerstone

  • Philip Balcombe- Swimming
  • Amy Clark- Football
  • Sophie Mills- Gymnastics
  • Peter Barker – Karate

Customer Hero – Sponsored by Xn Leisure

  • Tracey Bateman
  • Gail Brereton
  • Jim Painter

Health and Wellbeing – Sponsored by MHR

  • Georgia Mallia – Space4Autism
  • Townhouse Nursery
  • Debbie Sharred -Motherwell CIO

Club of the Year – Sponsored by FLM Training

  • Crewe FC- Football
  • Run Middlewich- Running
  • Nantwich Seals- Swimming
  • Macclesfield Netball Club- Netball

Volunteer of the Year – Sponsored by Bates Wells

  • Greg Stuart- Football
  • Grace Dodd- Football
  • Mark Sutton- Running

The evening will recognise a range of inspirational stories from individuals who have demonstrated amazing personal achievements in sport or health as well as announcing this year’s annual Lifetime Achievement award sponsored by Brakes and The Chairman’s award.

For more information about the Everybody Awards and ticket information, go to


Notes to Editor

Everybody Sport & Recreation – Everybody Sport and Recreation is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. As a Health and Wellbeing Charity, Everybody Sport and Recreation aims to provide ‘leisure for life’ by changing lives through healthy recreation. The charity operates 16 leisure facilities across the Cheshire East region as well as a range of Health, Leisure Development and Outreach programmes and the new Everybody Academy, providing local training and career opportunities. For more information please visit: or follow on Twitter @ebleisure.

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