Marlins Club Awards

Celebrating our successes is important to the Marlins and every year we enjoy recognizing the achievements of our members at our annual presentation dinner. 

Current Marlins' Club Award Holders (2022)

Club Champion

Awarded based on points obtained in Masters Swinning Australia events

  • 2022 Female: Jan Jeffreys and Leigh Rodgers
  • 2022 Male: John Cocks

Best and Fairest

The winner is chosen by a secret ballot of members from the following criteria: - Participation in competition in MSA meets, aerobic & open water swims - Service to club members through leadership, motivation & encouragement - Participation in club activities such as training sessions & social events

  • 2022: Janette Dickey

Marlin Award

Awarded by the Committee to a non-committee club member who has made a significant contribution to the club

  • 2022: Beth Ashwood

The McNeil Award

Awarded by the Session Leaders to a member who they consider has shown considerable improvement in technique and/or performance during the past year.

  • 2022: Janette Dickey

Endurance Trophy

Awarded to the male and female members who score the most points for the year in the Vorgee Endurance 1000 competition.

  •  2022 Female: Nolene Schofield & Julie Collette
  •  2022 Male: John Cocks

Vorgee Recognition Certificate

Awarded to swimmers who completed the entire Endurance program

  • 2022: Richard Ingleby

Open Water Award

Open Water Award Male and Female winners are determined by a points system based on Greg Chaplin’s Model (VCS)

  • 2022 Female: Jan Jeffreys 
  • 2022 Male: Trevor Skinner

Patrick Devine IM Trophy

Closest to world record time* at the annual Malvern Marlins Interclub meet (* as determined by Meet Manager)

  • 2023 Interclub: John Cocks

Megan Klemm Relay

Closest to nominated time at the Malvern Marlins Interclub meet

  • Jeremy Weaver (VMV); Flavio Campos (VMV); Emilio Badoer (VMV); Michael Wilson (VMV)

For further information on our historical award winners and the award criteria, see the full Marlins Awards