John Moore from Sedgefield Swimming Clubs was named as The Northern Echo’s Local Hero 2017 at their awards ceremony in Wynyard Hall on the evening of the 7th December 2017.
He earned the evening’s top accolade, as well as the Sir Bobby Robson Leading Light honour for his dedication to the club since 1982, coaching national and international champions.
John was presented with the Local Hero Award by renowned retired track and field athlete, Steve Cram CBE, who was a VIP guest alongside former Commonwealth Games silver medallist, Allison Curbishley and the world’s number one ranked trampolinist, Kat Driscoll.
More information including pictures and videos from the event can be found here.
Many congratulations John on your award, it is well deserved and thank you for your continued work and support to the athletes and coaches within the region.
Image courtesy of the Northern Echo