Volunteer of the Year

Celebrating the work of volunteers that support grassroots sport across the capital with their knowledge, passion and skills


Our only individual accolade at the London Sport Awards, Volunteer of the Year in association with Davies Sports celebrates those that support grassroots sport with their knowledge, passion and skills, giving their time freely for the benefit of tens of thousands of people.

Volunteer of the Year in association with Davies Sports – Shortlist:

Franck Batimba

Nahimul Islam

Simon Lloyd

Volunteers are the lifeblood of grassroots sport. For so many people, regular activity simply wouldn’t be possible without the work of volunteers – the army of coaches, administrators, officials, fundraisers and supporters that mobilises every single week across the capital.

The Volunteer of the Year Award in association with Davies Sports celebrates those people that support grassroots sport with their knowledge, passion and skills, giving their time freely for the benefit of tens of thousands of people in every Borough and across all corners of the capital.

Book your place at the London Sport Awards on 14 March 2019 at Twickenham Stadium. Tickets start from just £60 per person join us to help us celebrate the incredible work being done across the capital.

Book your tickets now


Let’s take a look back at last year’s winner…

Adrian Klemens, Volunteer of the Year 2018 winner
“I felt very honoured and humbled that my fellow coach nominated me for the Award. Personally, the win is just as important for me as it is for my family and my fellow coaches. To see the work, I put in get recognised, it gives everyone a life for all the effort and challenges we face.


Related articles



10 May 2019 by Becca Mihill

Lessons from a day at Elevate 2019

Read more