2019 GymSport Awards - Trampoline Gymnastics

Gymnastics Australia has announced the winners of the 2019 GymSport Awards - Trampoline Gymnastics. The awards were announced via GA's Facebook page on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Congratulations to all winners.

Senior Female Gymnast of the Year – Claire Arthur
As a core member of the Australian National Team, Claire continued to string together strong performances in 2019 leading the Australian field in Trampoline. Representing South Australia at the Australian Gymnastics Championships, Claire earned a place on the National Squad with several podium finishes. She also took part in the Trans-Tasmin Cup and went on to represent Australia at Trampoline World Cups and the 34th FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo, Japan.

Congratulations Claire for being named the 2019 recipient of the Trampoline Senior Female Gymnast of the Year Award.

Senior Male Gymnast of the Year – Dominic Clarke
As a long-time member of the Senior Australian National Squad, Dominic once again had a solid 2019, securing a podium finish at the 2019 Australian Championships, finishing first in the Senior International division and representing New South Wales as a key member of the Sydney Gymnastics and Aquatic Centre. Dominic continued to demonstrate his international potential with strong performances at the 34th FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo, Japan as well as the Khabarovsk and Valladolid World Cups.

Congratulations Dominic for being named the 2019 recipient of the Trampoline Senior Male Gymnast of the Year Award.

Junior Female Gymnast of the Year – Koralee Catlett
Taking part in the Trans-Tasmin Cup and the Australian Gymnastics Championships, Koralee displayed her incredible potential in the double mini trampoline with a podium finish in her Youth U15 age group. Representing New South Wales, Koralee’s performances demonstrated her dedication and progression in the sport.

Congratulations Koralee for being named the 2019 recipient of the Trampoline Junior Female Gymnast of the Year Award.

Junior Male Gymnast of the Year – Brock Batty
Representing Victoria at the Australian Gymnastics Championships, Brock won the trampoline competition in the Youth U13 age group. Brock’s amazing performance saw a huge improvement from qualifications to finals, securing him the podium finish.

Congratulations Brock for being named the 2019 recipient of the Trampoline Junior Male Gymnast of the Year Award.

Coaching Team of the Year – Sydney Gymnastics and Aquatic Centre
Responsible for the success of several top-ranked gymnasts, the Sydney Gymnastics and Aquatic Centre continued to produce and coach individuals and teams to podium finishes in 2019. Home to the likes of Dominic Clarke and Kira Ward, Sydney Gymnastics and Aquatic Centre aims to assist and encourage athletes to reach their full potential on the domestic and international stage.

Congratulations Sydney Gymnastics and Aquatic Centre for being named the 2019 recipient of the Trampoline Coaching Team of the Year Award.

Special Recognition Award – Kerry Smyth
Having been an integral part of the trampoline community, Kerry has played the role of competition convenor since 1985. As a coach at every level, including as the Queensland State Coach and National Head Coach, Kerry has dedicated her life to assisting athletes to grow and develop their personal and professional goals as trampoline athletes. In 2019, Kerry continued to make an invaluable contribution to the sport.

Congratulations Kerry for being named the 2019 recipient of the Trampoline Special Recognition Award.
 
National Official of the Year Award - Joanne Swadling
In 2019, Joanne made significant contributions to the Australian Age Team through her role as team manager at the FIG World Age Championships held in Japan. Joanne also took the lead role in the newly established National Trampoline International Tours Working Group assisting Gymnastics Australia staff in coordinating the logistics of travel and other requirements of sending a successful junior team to the World Age Championships.

Congratulations Joanne for being named the 2019 recipient of the Trampoline