Nominations are now open for the scottishathletics and jogscotland Annual Awards 2017. The Awards will be presented at our Annual Awards Dinner at the Hilton Hotel, Glasgow, on 4 November.
At the 2016 Awards, Laura Muir was named as Scottish Athlete of the Year – making it two-in-a-row.
The 23-year-old had a stellar 12 months including winning the overall Diamond League, finishing seventh at her first Olympics and breaking the British Record held by Dame Kelly Holmes not once but twice.
Muir headed a short-list of no fewer than eight athletes which featured seven who went to the Rio Olympics including relay medallist Eilidh Doyle, Scottish Record breakers Andy Butchart and Lynsey Sharp; marathon top 10 finisher Callum Hawkins; European medallist Steph Twell and comeback star Eilish McColgan plus GB hill runner Andy Douglas.
The full list of awards presented was as follows:
Athlete of the Year: Laura Muir
Para Athlete: Libby Clegg
Masters Athlete: Kerry-Liam Wilson
U20 Athlete: Cameron Tindle
U17 Athlete: Erin Wallace
Eddie Campbell Medal: Euan Gillham
Performance Coach: Andy Young
Development Coach: Dudley Walker (Giffnock North AAC)
Club Coach: Donald Pegrum and Archie McBride (Cumbernauld AAC)
Impact Club: Shetland AAC
Track and Field Club: Edinburgh AC
Off Track Club: Central AC
Official of the Year: Brian Brown
Raymond Hutcheson Trophy for services to officiating: Ann Carter
Volunteer of the Year: Hugh Rankin (Kilmarnock Harriers)
Honorary Life Membership: Vic Hockley, Bill Walker
Tom Stillie Sword: Janet Nixon
Dallas Trust Trophy: Andy Butchart