Club Performance Awards

Clubs have a long standing history of sporting achievement at the University of Melbourne

In addition to the recognition our club performances get within their own community, MU Sport have a variety of awards to reward the best performances across all clubs each year. Awards include Individual Performance, Team Performance, Coach, Personality, and Club of the Year. Awards are endorsed by the Club Advisory Group.

2022 Club Sport Awards Winners

Club Team Performance of the Year - Mens Premier Division 1 Team (Volleyball)

The team had an outstanding season competing at the highest level of volleyball in the state eventually beating the reigning premiers, in the Grand final in the fifth set 15:12.

Club Team of the Year - Men's Premier Division 1 Team (Volleyball)

Club Individual Performance of the Year - Joel Rimes (Basketball) and Liam Van Remst (Volleyball)

Joel played in clubs Big V Division 1 leading the team to a minor premiership but unfortunaly not taking out the title. Joels was recognised as the league Most Valuable Player only the second time the award has been won by a club member.

Liam was part of the Men’s Division 1 team that won the won Victorian Volleyball League title. Liam named the Grand Final Most Valuable Player as well as the League Best Attacker in the All Start Team.

Club Individual Performance of the Year

Club Coach of the Year - Shawn King (Basketball)

Shawn is the Coach of the Big V Division 1 Men team who after finishing winless in 2021, Shawn came into the role and flipped the teams' performances only losing 1 game in the regular season to finish minor premiers. Shawn was also recognized by Basketball Victoria as the Big V Division 1 Men's Coach of the Year. The last member of the club to win this award was Dean Vickerman who is now the head coach of Melbourne United in the NBL.

Club of the Year - Mountaineering

With a current membership close to 500, 85% students and 48% women or non-binary and providing over 107 trips the club has done an amazing job this year also providing a programs such as Paddle with Pride, Women and Non-Binary Bushwalk, Clean Up Australia Day Paddle, monthly planting weekends, beach cleans and adventure grants. This year the club also purchased Touring Kayaks and provided Paddle Australia recognized sea guide training for their leaders and organised an inaugural interclub bouldering competition.

Previous Winners

Club Individual Performance of the Year

2022 Joel Rimes (Basketball) and Laim Van Gemst (Volleyball)

2021 Catriona Bisset (Athletics)

2020 Alex Gregory (Cricket)

2019 Tomonori Sakai (Kendo)

2018 Xi Xi (Volleyball)

2017 Oscar Wookey (Hockey)

2016 Not Awarded

2015 Not Awarded

2014 Not Awarded

2013 Lisa Weightman (Athletics)

Club Team Performance of the Year

2022 Mens Premier Division 1 Team (Volleyball)

2021 Women's Senior Team (Football)

2020 Women's Open Eight (Boat)

2019 Men’s Open Team (Kendo) and Women's Premier Team (Volleyball)

2018 MU Heat All-Girl Open Pom (Cheerleading)

2017 Women's State 1 (Soccer)

2016 Women's Division One AV Shield Team (Athletics)

2015 Women's University Blues (Volleyball)

2014 Uni Blacks - Men's (Touch)

2013 Not Awarded

2012 Colts' XV (Rugby)

2011 Not Awarded

2010 Women's Honours (Volleyball)

2009 Women's Senior Eight (Boat)

2008 Men's Honours (Volleyball)

Club Coach of the Year

2022 Shawn King (Basketball)

2021 Erini Gianakopoulos (Football)

2020 Antony Keely (Cricket)

2019 Kazuya Niiro (Volleyball)

2018 Matthew Keen (Water Polo)

2017 Gus Cirillo (Volleyball)

2016 Elissa Kent (Lightning Netball)

2015 Davin Smith (Hockey)

2014 Quentin Gleason (Uni Blues)

2013 Shannon Winzer (Volleyball)

2012 Matthew Kempton (Blacks Football)

2011 Alex Henshilwood (Boat)

2010 Andrew Walker (Basektball)

2009 Andrew Walker (Basektball)

2008 Hugh Van Cuylenberg (Cricket)

2007 Qi Shen (Volleyball)

2006 Tim Dolphin (Boat)

2005 Tim Dolphin (Boat)

Club Personality of the Year

2020 Roisin Selvarajoo (Cheer and Dance)

2019 Nick Burke (Cricket)

2018 Geremy Cao (Taekwondo WTF)

2017 Robert Smith (Gridiron)

2016 Christine Li (Taekwondo)

2015 Rachel Bach (Soccer)

2014 Ian Jones (Rugby)

2013 Fawad Ahmed (Cricket)

2012 John Buckley (Soccer)

2011 Greg Kennedy (Cricket & Touch)

2010 Tristan Harris (Touch)

2009 Not Awarded

2008 Duncan McKenzie (Lacrosse)

Club of the Year

2022 Mountaineering

2021 Cheer and Dance

2020 Cheer and Dance

2019 Dancesport

2018 Cheer and Dance

2017 Table Tennis

2016 Mountaineering

2015 Hockey

2014 Underwater and Mountaineering

2013 Touch

2012 Kendo

2011 Squash

2010 Touch

2009 Hockey

2008 Kendo and Soccer

2007 Volleyball

2006 Underwater

2005 Football W

2004 Football M

2003 Basketball

2002 Mountaineering

2001 Karate

2000 Basketball

1999 Athletics

1998 Badminton

1997 Underwater

1996 Cricket

1995 Snowboarding

1994 Water Polo

1993 Hockey and Horseriding

1992 Sailing & Windsurfing

1991 Badminton

1990 Cricket

1989 Mountaineering

1988 Ski

1987 Netball

1986 Athletics

Contact Us

For any questions or more information please contact:

Tom Mullumby
Clubs Coordinator
8344 3945