Local sporting stars supported by Central Coast Councils
10-07-2012 12:00 AM
Four Central Coast residents have received a total of $4,000 in sponsorship from the Central Coast Regional Organisation of Councils (CCROC) to participate at international sporting events.
A joint initiative of Gosford City and Wyong Shire Councils, CCROC provides sponsorship to residents who have been selected by a national, state or regional body to participate in a recognised sporting or cultural event. In return for sponsorship, the recipients promote the Central Coast in the local, interstate and international arenas.
Niagara Park residents Terri Shilston and Mark Shamin have each received $1,000 to represent the Australia Wushu and Tai Chi Team at the 9th Zhejiang International Traditional Wushu Competition to be held in China from 13-15 July. Both Terri and Mark were selected as a result of their active participation and results at various local, state and national sporting events.
Belinda Pohla of Wyoming has been awarded $1,000 to attend the US International Sport Karate Association (ISKA) Open to be held in Florida from 13-14 July. Belinda was selected after exceptional performances ranked her in the top 10 of her division during the 2011 ISKA circuit.
Chittaway Point resident Tyler Allan has received $1,000 to represent the Northern NSW Under 12’s State Team at the Saitama Under 12’s Tokyo International Football Tournament to be held in Japan from 24-30 July. Tyler was selected after excellent performances in selection trials. The Saitama International Football Tournament is held annually and aims to bring children from around the world together through football.