Industree Group Stadium presents Central Coast Sports Awards

As the new naming rights partner of the Central Coast Sports Awards, Industree Group Stadium was proud to present the 2023 gala dinner event, hosted by Sport Central Coast at Mingara on the evening of Thursday 23 November.

With a record number of nominations and over 150 people in attendance on the night, Paralympic kayaker Dylan Littlehales won the major award as Sportsperson of the Year and was also crowned Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability.

The 24 year-old is the world’s best in the KL-3 200m sprint and will be a favourite at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris.

The Central Coast Sports Awards – presented by Industree Group Stadium, recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of local athletes, teams and associations, whilst also honouring the volunteers who work tirelessly to provide sport and active recreation opportunities across the NSW Central Coast region.

World Champion cyclist Nicole Duncan was awarded Junior Sportsperson of the Year, whilst Team of the Year went to the 2022/23 A-League Men Championship winning Central Coast Mariners.

Killarney Vale Bombers and AFLHCC representative player Eliza Hand was named Community Sportsperson of the Year and Surf Life Saving Central Coast’s Paul Lemmon took home the Masters Athlete of the Year award.

Frank Overton (Mingara Athletics) and Felix Tebbutt (Peninsula Touch) were awarded Coach of the Year and Young Coach / Official of the Year respectively.

Official of the Year went to International and State touch football referee Kim Skelly with Umina Surf Life Saving Club winning Club / Association of the Year.

Bay to Bay (hosted by Terrigal Trotters) won Event / Initiative of the Year and Wyong District Hockey’s Tiff Graham was recognised for all her amazing efforts as Volunteer of the Year.

Industree Group Stadium congratulates all the nominees and award winners and looks forward to proudly being the naming rights presenting partner of the Central Coast Sports Awards again in 2024.

To find out more about Sport Central Coast, visit

Photos by Alex Tehrani – LookPro Photography