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2014 Deaf Sports Personality of the Year

2 December 2014
Congratulations to all winners and runner-ups at the Deaf Sports Personality of the Year held in last Saturday 29th November 2014.
 
BDA was a proud sponsor of 2014 DSPY Lifetime Achievement Award which was awarded to a world renowned Deaf sailor - Dr Gerry Hughes. 
 
Gerry is an inspirational Scottish sailor who circumnavigated the globe, he became the world's first Deaf yachtsman to sailing single handed around the world to pass the five great capes - departed Troon, Scotland on September 1, 2012, and returned to Troon on May 8, 2013 - 249 days.
 
Other notable 2014 DSPY winners were:
 
1st Place - Deaf Sports Personality of the Year 2014 Award Winner: Donna Cross (Football, Futsal, Squash and Golf)
 
2nd Place - Deaf Sports Personality of the Year 2014 Award: Jacob Willis
 
3rd Place - Deaf Sports Personality of the Year 2014 Award: Mike Burris
 
Team of the Year: Doncaster Deaf Trust FC
 
Coach of the Year: Spencer Stevenson
 
Young Player of the Year: Danielle Joyce
 
Overseas Sport of the Year: Derrick Coleman
 
Unsung Hero: Quest III Team
 
Fan of the Year: Annie Straw
 
 
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