Sunshine Coast Football wishes to publicly congratulate the many outstanding players, coaches, clubs and referees who were recently recognised as winning our prestigious annual awards.
At senior level, Micahel Holden was named McDonald’s Premier Men’s Male Player of the Year for an outstanding season at Maroochydore Football Club, while Amy Higgins was named McDonald’s Premier Women’s Female Player of the Year after a stellar year between the sticks for Beerwah Glasshouse United Football Club.
Kyle Nix of Nambour Yandina United and Beerwah Glasshouse United’s Michael Topfer took out Coach of the Year honours for the Premier Men and Premier Women competitions respectively, having guided their teams to Premiership success.
At junior level, special mention must go to leading female goal scorer Darcy Evans from Buderim Wanderers (won in 2020 as well) and leading male goal scorer Antony Pellegrini from Bribie Island Tigers Football Club. Darcy and Antony both scored more than 40 goals, an incredible achievement.
The Oustanding Achiever award was hotly contested with runners up named from 5 clubs and the winners Paul Tanner from Maroochydore Football Club & Shirl Bembrick from Gympie Diggers worthy recipients for their contributions.
Finally, congratulations to club winners, Maroochydore FC, Noosa Lions FC & Beerwah Glasshouse for their efforts during the 2021 season.
See below for a full list of the 2021 award winners!
SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
|Champion Club||Noosa Lions FC|
|Fair Play Award||Noosa Lions FC|
|Referee’s Co-operation Award||Maroochydore Football Club|
|Administration Award||Beerwah Glasshouse United FC|
|Premier Men Coach of the Year||Kyle Nix||Nambour Yandina United FC|
|Premier Women Coach of the Year||Michael Topfer||Beerwah Glasshouse United FC|
|Premier Men Player of the Year||Michael Holden||Maroochydore Football Club|
|Premier Women Player of the Year||Amy Higgins
||Beerwah Glasshouse United FC|
HIGHEST GOAL SCORERS
|Premier Men||Michael Holden||Maroochydore||22|
|Premier Reserve Men||Levi Teagle||Woombye||19|
|Premier Women||Kiara Rychvalsky||NYU||19|
|Premier Reserve Women||Saraid Jerome||Maroochydore||16|
|2nd Division Women||Gemma Whitelaw||Flinders||31|
|3rd Division Men||Ole Sandvand||Noosa||26|
|3rd Division Women||Charlie Shanahan||Coolum||14|
|4th Division Gold||Jared Austin||Cooroora Utd||27|
|4th Division Green||Jack Lindley||Caloundra Red||26|
|Over 35||Troy Anderson||Coolum||28|
|Junior Male||Antony Pellegrini||Bribie||44|
|Junior Female||Darcy Evans||Buderim||45|