Thursday, August 24, 2023


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Cannons’ Awards Night

On Saturday night, the Cannonvale Cannons Swimming Club hosted its annual Awards Night at Mirage’s Whisper Restaurant. The Cannons would like to commend its hardworking committee for organising a very successful season of swimming and the coaching team lead by Mark Erickson and Ken Crittenden.  

Coach Mark Erickson thanked all the coaching team – Ken Crittenden, Jarrod Keys, Shay Wilmot, Giselle Burton, Kate Thomson, Giselle Burton, Rylee Erickson, Sofia Penglase-Fortunato, Sharanne Maclean, Raylene Rasmussen and Haylee Eaves.  

Outstanding Achievements:  

Swimmer of the Year Award was presented to Jy Parkinson for swimming in the finals at the Australian Age Swimming Championships.  Jy was also named Senior Male Trainer of the season.  

Sportsperson of the Year was presented to Holly Perrin. Holly was also named the Female Senior Trainer of the season.  

Junior Trainers of the Year were presented to Harris Delac and Andie Reynolds.

Level 3 Trophies were presented to Jacob Bell and Jy Parkinson.  

Mudie Family 70s Club: Ehsan Helou and Jasmine Gerlforsma (swimming 100m Freestyle in under 70s).  

Level 2 Trophies: Eloise Chegwidden, Don Algie, Ruby Harland, Jax Clayworth, Celeste Orenshaw, Declan Dichiera, Holly Perrin, Thomas Ganter, Isabella Pisaniello, Nelson Malady, Tora Delac, Isaac Pisaniello, Andie Reynolds, and Matilda Nicholes.  

Level 1 Trophies:  Tiana Bell, Sophie Fletcher, Harris Delac, Remy Hedges, Charlie Doherty, Anisa Helou, Zach Trefz, Indi Smith, Ehsan Helou and Jasmine Gerlsforma.  

Club Medals: Maeve Dichiera, Liam Filewood, Evelyn Doherty, Alessa Penglase-Fortunato, Alex Trefz, Jack Ganter, Levi Smith, Lukas Trevaskis, Lucas Korosec, Lochlan Jamieson, Murphy Jamieson, Jasper Korosec, Millie Groom, Miller Eaves, Abi Maher, Stevie Lee, Billie Jamieson, and Koa Harland.  

The Cannons would like to commend all the swimmers who participated throughout the season and congratulate all the swimmers who achieved top times in the Cannonvale pool to win these special trophies and awards.  

Contributed with thanks to Raylene Rasmussen.

Club Medal awardees

Level 2 Trophy winners

Trainer Awards for 2023. Photos supplied

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