Congratulations – Laurie Atkins 2013 ACT Sports Trainer of the year.

The Southern Suns board would like to acknowledge the many years of effort Laurie has and continues to give to ensure our representative teams are able to perform at the best when at tournaments. Retiring Southern Suns Regional Director, Craig Thomas-Schumacher, nominated Laurie for the Sports Medicine Australia (SMA - ACT Branch) sports trainer of the year award.

Laurie was in competition with a number of other highly qualified sports trainers from many other sporting organisations. In being presented this award, he has been recognised for the many years of service he has given not only at the Regional level, but also state, national and international.

Among those in attendance when Laurie received his award where Senator Kate Lundy, Federal Minister for Sport, Mr Andrew Barr, ACT Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation and his son Daniel.


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