The Shortlist for 2024 EB Awards Announced

June 3, 2024 | by Nabillah Akhtar


England Boxing is thrilled to announce the nominees shortlisted for our upcoming annual awards.

This prestigious event celebrates the individuals, clubs, and organisations that have significantly impacted the local amateur boxing community in 2024.

With a record-breaking 641 nominations from members, the anticipation is building for the occasion which takes place on Friday 12th July at the Mercure St. Pauls in Sheffield.

A dedicated panel of sub-committee members (non-board) meticulously reviewed the entries, narrowing them down to three nominees per category. The winners will be unveiled on the night of the event.

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England Boxing Annual Awards 2024 – shortlisted nominees 

Male Coach of the Year
John MacInnes (High Wycombe ABC)
Shaun Weeks (Sturminster Newton)
Stuart Scott (High Wycombe ABC)
Female Coach of the Year
Igne Vaitkunaite (High Wycombe ABC)
Nichola Readman (Natural Progression BA)
Samera Ali (Tamworth Boxing)
Young Coach of the Year (Under 30)
Charlie Gerrard (Wellingborough ABC)
Harry Wilcox (Tamworth Boxing)
James Curtis (Solihull ABC)
Volunteer of the Year (non-coach and official)
Ann Setch (England Boxing Officials)
Kelly Stead (Fleetwood ABC)
Samreen Akhtar (Volunteer)
Male Official of the Year
Christopher Adams (Clearys ABC)
Paul Rosendale (Royal Air Force)
Shaun Akehurst (Tenterden)
Female Official of the Year
Denise Coe (Hoddesdon ABC)
Pat Richardson (Roy Richardsons BA)
Samera Ali (Tamworth Boxing)
Young Official of the Year (Under 30)
Ali Aldhufairi (Longsight Boxing Club)
James Curtis (Solihull ABC)
Lifetime Achievement
Jason Gledhill (Tigers)
Paul Archer (Solihull ABC)
Ray Revell (Wellingborough ABC)
Community Club Impact
Ashfield Spartans Boxing Academy (East Midlands)
Brandon Boxing Club (Tyne, Tees & Wear)
Sanctus Academy ABC (Yorkshire)
Individual Member Impact
Darren Jackson (2BX Boxing Club)
Ryan Ashworth (Westway ABC)
Toheed Tazeem (Pound 4 Pound Boxing Academy)
EB Spotlight Awards
Matt Jobes (Newcastle)
Kelly Stead (Fleetwood Gym Boxing)
Liam Conroy (Ringcraft Boxing Club)