North Carolina Swimming held a virtual Awards Ceremony this year because of the COVID situation. The virtual celebration included a special video presentation from former NCS age group swimmer, world record holder, and Olympic Gold Medalist – Mel Stewart.
Click the following link to view the Awards Ceremony videos.
Here is a list of the individual award recipients.
|Swimmer of the Year|
|11-12 Girls||Mere Whelehan||TAC|
|11-12 Boys||Albert Smelzer||SGSA|
|13-14 Girls||Lily Welsh||TAC|
|13-14 Boys||Will Thompson||NCAC|
|15-16 Girls||Claire Curzan||TAC|
|15-16 Bloys||Sam Hoover||NCAC|
|17-18 Girls||Ellie Marquardt||ATOM|
|17-18 Boys||Ross Dant||YSST|
|Andy Craver Award||Davis Carson||YOTA|
|Coach of the Year|
|Age Group Coach of the Year||Katherine Holian||SGSA|
|Age Group Coach of the Year||Sherwood Watts||NCAC|
|Senior Coach of the Year||Terry Fritch||MAC|
|Coach Leadership Award||Jon Jolley||YSST|
|Team of the Year|
|Division 3||Swim GSA|
|Phillips Volunteer Award||Lisa Olack|
|Life Member Awards||Jay Dodson|
Award caps for NCS Top Five swimmers and Award towels for NCS All-Stars (during the qualifying period of 9/1/19 – 3/15/20) will be sent to clubs for distribution to athletes. Swimmer of the Year, Coach of the Year, and Team of the Year awards will also be sent to member’s clubs for distribution.