Josh Deegan Award
As most of you would know Josh Deegan played for Sturt Baseball Club. Sadly he died in the Bali night club bombing in 2002. The Deegan family have agreed to sponsor an Award each year for one current player from any level of the Sturt Baseball Club who exemplifies the qualities of Josh Deegan.
Josh Deegan Award Winners
2017/2018 - Nick Borello
2016/2017 - Andrew Vidale
2015/2016 - Wallace Long
2014/2015 - Darren Stewart
2013/2014 - Sam Hollis
2012/2013 - Trent Small
2011/2012 - Glen McDonald (Bones)
2010/2011 - Tom Winter
2009/2010 - Daniel Lee
2008/2009 - Chris Small
2007/2008 - Glenn Young
2006/2007 - Bradley Trembath
2005/2006 - Michael Robinson
2004/2005 - Paul Mildren
2003/2004 - Tim Boundy
2002/2003 - Darren French
Each coach from every level ie from Little League through to Division 1 is asked to prepare in writing a nomination of one of their players who exemplifies the qualities of Josh. The following 5 Criteria will form the basis of the final selection:
Josh always accepted the umpires decision and never argued and always
displayed good sportsmanship to opposition players.
Never did he show direspect for anybody whether an official , player
or friends. He respected everyones right to their point of view even
when it differed from his.
3) Hard work
To continually work hard at training both organised and personal and
never look for the shortcut.
Was always polite when meeting strangers or in group gatherings. Would
never "grandstand" for attention.
5)Consideration for others
Would always consider other peoples feelings in anything he did.