Golden Peach Awards

 Age Group & Senior State LCM Golden Peach Awards

This year, awards will be presented at Age Group State and also Senior State in the summer of 2020. We hope this will help recognize more athletes as we will present the same awards for those aged 11-14 at Age Group State, and then again for those who are 15-18 years old at Senior State. 

Awards being presented include:

  • Breakout Performer of the Year
    • This award is given to an athlete whose performance(s) stand out in relation to other years. 
  • Perseverance Award
    • This award is given to the athlete who came back from adversity, retirement, sickness, injury, etc., to have an outstanding performance in the last year. 
  • Relay Performance of the Year
    • This award is given to the best team relay performance, male or female. 
  • Adaptive Athlete of the Year
    • This award is given to an athlete with a physical and/or intellectual impairment who has succeeded in the pool. 
  • Emerging Coach Award
    • This award is given to a coach who has been coaching in the Georgia Swimming LSC for five (5) years or less and embodies the spirit of the coaching role. 
  • Female Athlete of the Year*
  • Male Athlete of the Year*
  • Betsy Dunbar Award
  • Bill Young Award
  • Pete Junkins Award

 *The 2019 Top 3 performing females and males from Age Group (14 and under) and the Top 3 performing females and males for Senior (15 and over) based on last season's competition data will be on the ballot for voting. Nominations are not being taken for this category.

The Georgia Zone Teams, All-Stars, Record Breakers, and Coaches of the Year from the most recently completed season also receive recognition during this event.