Nominations for the 2022 Victorian Sports Awards are now open. 

Each year, the Victorian Sport Awards honours those who have made an exceptional contribution to sport across the state as an individual athlete, or as a team, as well as coaches, administrators, volunteers, local governments and media from metropolitan and regional areas in Victoria. 

Acknowledging achievements for the 2022 calendar year from those at a grassroots level, all the way up to elite athletes who excelled at the Commonwealth Games and Winter Olympics, 19 categories are open for nominations by the Victorian sporting community this year. 

Categories in the 2022 Victorian Sport Awards include: 

  • Southern Cross Trophies Coach of the Year 
  • Gallagher Community Coach of the Year
  • Sports Accounting Australia Official of the Year 
  • etrainu Community Official of the Year 
  • AFL SportsReady Young Team of the Year 
  • AED Authority Team of the Year 
  • My Sport Live Community Sporting Event of the Year 
  • Love the Game Community Sporting Club of the Year
  • GameDay Sports Administrator of the Year – Eunice Gill Award 
  • Leasexpress Sport Initiative of the Year 
  • Bunnings Trade Local Government Initiative of the Year 
  • VALO Volunteer of the Year 
  • VicHealth Active Recreation Initiative of the Year 
  • Involve Masters Athlete of the Year 
  • rebel Young Athlete of the Year 
  • View Melbourne Outstanding Media Coverage of Sport Award 
  • Polytan Peter Norman Inclusion Award 
  • Frank Wilkes Award 
  • Kitty McEwan Award 
  • Victorian State Government Outstanding Contribution to Victorian Sport 
To nominate an individual, team, club, or organisation for an award, click here.  
Nominations for all awards close 3 March 2023.