Colin Campbell, longtime member (and life member) has been honoured at the FNSW State Dinner held last night.
State Award winners are nominated by their Association in recognition of their tireless efforts and service to football in their local community.
State Awards formally recognise individuals who have provided consistent and valuable service at any level – Club, Association, Branch or State.
These contributions may include services such as: committee member, coach, manager, match official, canteen manager or grounds person.
Colin joined the Albury Wodonga Soccer Referee’s Association in 1990 and has over 26 years of involvement in refereeing and all executive positions – and is still actively involved.
Colin held the position of President for 10 years and Vice President for 4 years.
His other roles included Branch Coach, Education and Examination Boards.
Colin has overseen senior and junior development within Albury Wodonga and played an instrumental role in the career development of two FIFA officials – Sheena Storrie and Alyson Flynn.
Colin is a Class 2 FNSW Referee, has completed his Level 2 Referee Theory and Level 2 Referee Assessor from FFA. Colin has refereed 335 Division 1 Men matches and countless others. Colin has been an active Assessor for at least 20 years. He has been to FNSW State Titles as an Assessor and is currently on the Assessor’s panel for the Victorian National Premier Leagues and during this time has completed countless assessments/coaching sheets.
Colin is a life member of the Albury/Wodonga Soccer Referee’s Association.
The members of the AWSRA thank Colin for his continued contribution to Football in the Albury/Wodonga area and beyond and congratulate him for receiving this award.
We also acknowledge and thank the leadership of Stephen Hayes in leading the nomination of Colin for this award and acknowledge the outstanding contribution of AWFA, especially its Secretary, Kiera in collating and approving the nomination.