Grassroots Awards

Grassroots Awards 2023

Read this article to find out all the winners of the Grassroots Awards 2023.


Last week, the Gloucestershire FA Grassroots Awards were held at Forest Green Rovers. With 13 awards up for grabs, it was set to be a great evening!

Take a look at all the winners below and keep scrolling to see all the photos from the evening


🏆Female Referee of the Year - Freya Bradley

🏆Male Referee of the Year - Andy Kennedy


🏆Young Referee of the Year - Kyle Head

🏆Coach of the Year: Female Pathway - Lee Lawson (Bradley Stoke Youth FC)

Highly Commended: Paul Griffin (Longwell Green Sports JFC)


🏆Coach of the Year: Male Pathway - Des Thomas (FC Highnam Youth FC)

Highly Commended: Jake Lawrence (Almondsbury Youth FC)


🏆Coach of the Year: Disability Pathway - Hucclecote Youth Disability Team (Hucclecote Youth FC)

Highly Commended: Brad Bates (Goals Beyond Grass)


🏆Club of the Year - Longwell Green Sports JFC

Highly Commended: Red Falcon JFC


🏆League of the Year - Severn Valley Youth Football League

Highly Commended: Gloucester County Girls League, Bristol Girls League


🏆Grounds Team of the Year - Bob Parker (Avonmouth FC)

Highly Commended: John Winter (AEK Boco FC)


🏆New Volunteer of the Year - Nathan Fuller (Mangotsfield United Youth FC)

Highly Commended: Katie Reeves (Tetbury Town Youth FC)


🏆Young Volunteer of the Year - Dan Tutt (Bristol Rovers Juniors Supporters Club)

Highly Commended: Eleanor Bush (Thornbury Town Youth FC)


🏆Positive Football Environment Award - Bristol Rovers Community Trust

Highly Commended: Steph Hill (Dursley Town AFC)


🏆The Lioness Award - Longwell Green Sports JFC

Highly Commended: Bishops Cleeve Colts Youth FC


Grassroots Awards Photos