Mike Hack Crowned Wigan Sports Coach of the Year 2010

Astley & Tyldesley were well represented at the 10th Annual Wigan Sports Awards Dinner at the DW Stadium on Friday evening.

Nominations were made in several categories: for the A & T Club in the Club of the Year category; Luke Jamson and Adam Phillips as Sports Achievers; Mike Hack in the Coach of the Year category; Bill Phillips as Unsung Hero; Brian Smith as Volunteer of the Year. All nominees received a certificate.
Mike Hack was delighted to be the winner of the Wigan Sports Coach of the Year category and he received a framed certificate, engraved silver tray and embroidered sweatshirt. This is the first time that the A & T Club have had a winner in any category at these awards and is evidence of the progress that the club is making. Mike will now represent Wigan at the Gt. Manchester Sports Awards Dinner at the Midland Hotel, Manchester on Friday 12th November.
In all a total of 85 nominations were made across all sports and categories and in excess of 200 people were present at the evening, enjoying a three course meal and speeches from the Mayor of Wigan, Councillor Michael Winstanley and the President of Wigan Borough Sports Council, Phil Clarke. The main guest was Dave Bunting MBE, a mountaineer who has climbed Everest eleven times and he gave an excellent presentation on his team's 2006 Everest expedition.

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