Tuesday, October 17, 2017
SPORT---Coaches-honoured

Coaches honoured at Coaches Association Dinner

David Lee October 4, 2017
THIS YEAR’S WINNERS… Peter ‘Crackers’ Keenan with this year’s 2017 GMCA Coach of the Year winners, John McKeown, Andrew Hipwell, Jorja Daniel, Jason Kerr and Paul Newman. Photo: Supplied.

THIS YEAR’S WINNERS… Peter ‘Crackers’ Keenan with this year’s 2017 GMCA Coach of the Year winners, John McKeown, Andrew Hipwell, Jorja Daniel, Jason Kerr and Paul Newman. Photo: Supplied.

THE region’s leading coaches for 2017 have been honoured at the 30th Goulburn Murray Coaches Association Dinner held at Cobram Barooga Golf Club.

The annual event recognises and awards coaches in all age groups across all leagues in the region and is reaching a special milestone in 2017 with its 30th year celebration.

This year’s 2017 GMCA Coach of the Year winners are John McKeown (Auskick Centre of the Year), Andrew Hipwell (Junior Coach of the Year – U12 and below), Jorja Daniel (Female Coach of the Year), Jason Kerr (Youth Coach of the Year – U13 to U18) and Paul Newman (Senior Coach of the Year).

With Peter ‘Crackers’ Keenan as keynote speaker and a packed house the function lived up to its well earned reputation as a regional celebration of the season just completed.