The award recognises the most successful club on the sand and takes into account the number of athletes involved in the Alcohol Think Again Beach Tour (ATABT), the number of Beach Development Squad and Junior State Team athletes as well as the number of coaches and referees involved in the ATABT State Open and in Junior State Teams.
A number of Reds athletes were awarded Achievement Awards on the night for their outstanding performance on the court this season. Ryan Slater took home the MVP of State League Men and Lucy Tyler won MVP of State League Reserves Women. Dane Ukich and Oliver Oaten were named the Male Beach Team of the Year.
A host of Reds and Reds Junior members were also recognised for their service to volleyball in the fields of coaching, administration and umpiring.
Brendan Chapman was awarded an Order of Merit for his significant contribution to the sport during his time at Balcatta Cats, Trinity College, Aquinas College and Reds. Reds Junior President Logan Vanderweide was the recipient of the Discover Volleyball Ambassador award and the Trevor Williams Administrator of the Year, while William Dodge was named Junior Referee of the Year.
Reds President Anthony Meo congratulated all award recipients on their sensational achievements and contributions.
“It was another special night at the Volley Awards to see so many Reds members recognised for their hard work and efforts on and off the court for our Association.
“The Volley Awards capped off another fantastic season for Reds and everyone is looking forward to the future with great excitement,” Meo said.
2021 marks the third season in a row that Reds Volleyball Club has been recognised with a club honour at the Volley Awards and the first season that Reds has won the Beach Volleyball Club of the Year Award.