Sask Sport Inc. honours the best of 2015 at the Saskatchewan Sport Awards

Sask Sport Inc. honoured the province's best of 2015 at the Saskatchewan Sport Awards presentations held at the Conexus Arts Centre on March 21. The Saskatchewan Sport Awards program is designed to celebrate outstanding achievements of Saskatchewan's amateur athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers.

The 2015 Saskatchewan Sport Award recipients are:

  • Youth Male Athlete of the Year: Carson Perkins, Bienfait, Baseball
  • Youth Female Athlete of the Year: Samantha Ryan Saskatoon, Para-Swim
  • Male Athlete of the Year (A tied vote): Lucas Morin, Saskatoon, Speed Skating; Kelly Wiebe, Swift Current, Athletics
  • Female Athlete of the Year: Brianne Theisen-Eaton, Humboldt, Athletics
  • Team of the Year: Team Sask 16U Boys, Regina, Water Polo
  • Master Athlete of the Year: Muriel Gieni, Saskatoon, Athletics
  • Volunteer Award: Larry Orth, Saskatoon, Baseball,
  • Coach of the Year: Lisa Thomaidis, Saskatoon, Huskie Athletics - Basketball
  • Male Coach Dedication Award: Brian Towriss, Saskatoon, Football
  • Female Coach Dedication Award: Jackie Powell, Swift Current, Special Olympics
  • Male Official Award: Jason Coutu, Saskatoon, Speed Skating
  • Female Official Award: Sara Toth, Regina, Diving

"I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of the award recipients and finalists on their accomplishments," said Todd Fuchs, President of Sask Sport Inc. "2015 was designated as 'the Year of Sport' in Canada, and our Saskatchewan athletes rose to the occasion and had an amazing year. They were supported by a highly-skilled and dedicated network of volunteers, officials, coaches and administrators, who are the foundation of amateur sport in Saskatchewan."

Congratulations to the following
2015 Saskatchewan Sport Award recipients:

2015 Youth Male Athlete of the Year

Carson Perkins 17 Bienfait Baseball

Nominated by Saskatchewan Baseball Association


2015 Youth Female Athlete of the Year

Samantha Ryan 16 Saskatoon Para-Swim

Nominated by Swim Saskatchewan Inc.


2015 Male Athlete of the Year (A tied vote)

Lucas Morin 20 Saskatoon Speed Skating

Nominated by Saskatchewan Amateur Speed Skating Association

            -AND-

Kelly Wiebe 26 Swift Current Athletics

Nominated by Saskatchewan Athletics


2015 Female Athlete of the Year


Photo Credit:
Claus Andersen /
Athletics Canada
Brianne Theisen-Eaton 26 Humboldt Athletics-Heptathlon

Nominated by Saskatchewan Athletics


2015 Team of the Year

Team Sask 16U Boys
Regina Water Polo

Nominated by Water Polo Saskatchewan


2015 Master Athlete of the Year

Muriel Gieni 57 Saskatoon Athletics

Nominated by Saskatchewan Athletics


2015 Volunteer Award

Larry Orth Saskatoon

Nominated by Baseball Saskatchewan


2015 Coach of the Year

Lisa Thomaidis Saskatoon Basketball

Nominated by Huskie Athletics


2015 Male Coach Dedication Award

Brian Towriss Saskatoon Football

Nominated by Football Saskatchewan


2015 Female Coach Dedication Award

Jackie Powell Swift Current Special Olympics

Nominated by Special Olympics Saskatchewan


2015 Male Official Award

Jason Coutu Saskatoon Speed Skating

Nominated by Saskatchewan Amateur Speed Skating Association


2015 Female Official Award

Sara Toth Regina Diving

Nominated by Dive Sask

 

 

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