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Club awards

The HP Hawks have a long and distinguished history and every year hands out several club awards.
Below are the details of each award and the recipients:


Team of the year


2021/2022 – 16U team
2020/2021 – 13U National team
2019/2020 - U16 - (ABA and BNZ Champions)
2018/2019 - U11 Diamonds
2017/2018 - U13 Black Hawks
2016/2017 - U19 Black Hawks
2013/2014 - U15 Panthers
2012/2013 - U13 Orioles


Coach of the year


2021/2022 - Anna Marck
2020/2021 - Mark Cooper
2019/2020 - Johnny Southey
2018/2019 - Zeta Harold
2017/2018 - Johnny Southey
2016/2017 - Blair Johnstone
2015/2016 - Jamie Wilson
2014/2015 - Johnny Southey
2013/2014 - Kevin Nepia
2012/2013 - Blair Johnstone
2011/2012 - Kevin Shailer
2010/2011 - Andrew Marck
2009/2010 - Aaron Campbell
2008/2009 - Aaron Walls
2007/2008 - Blair Johnstone
2006/2007 - Darryl de Beer
2005/2006 - Jason Mitchell
2004/2005 - Mike Gartland
2003/2004 - Mike Gartland
2002/2003 - Wayne Openshaw
2001/2002 - Rex Hieatt
2000/2001 - Mike Gartland
1999/2000 - Glenn Campbell
1998/1999 - John Fellet
1997/1998 - Chris Craven
1996/1997 - Ron Cuddy
1995/1996 - Hilton Chan
1994/1995 - Don Allan



Volunteer of the year


2021/2022 – Simon Williams
2020/2021 – Anna Findlay
2019/2020 - Beks Bongiovanni
2018/2019 - Jason Mitchell
2017/2018 - Mike Bongiovanni


Dingwall trophy


Recognising the youth player that does the most around the club outside of playing (helping with game day set up, giving time to coach others, helping in the canteen, helping the GC etc...)

2021/2022 - Ben Bongiovanni
2020/2021 - Ben Bongiovanni
2019/2020 - Ben Bongiovanni
2018/2019 - Ben Bongiovanni
2017/2018 - Ben Bongiovanni
2016/2017 - Hunter Southey
2014/2015 - Dylan Irwin
2013/2014 - Dane Hill
2012/2013 - Dylan Irwin
2011/2012 - Nik Koh/Luke Hansen
2010/2011 - Dewald de Klerk
2009/2010 - Duncan Izaaks
2008/2009 - Luke Hansen
2007/2008 - Jamie Hoey
2006/2007 - Andrew Marck
2005/2006 - Aaron Mitchell
2004/2005 - Jamie Wilson
2003/2004 - Zach Wyber
2002/2003 - Luke Vankan
2001/2002 - Blair Johnstone
2000/2001 - Samuel Ballinger
1999/2000 - Michael Wood



Club person of the year


2021/2022 - Jason Mitchell
2020/2021 - Mike Bongiovanni
2019/2020 - Mark Cooper
2018/2019 - Mike Bongiovanni
2017/2018 - Aiga Lesoa
2016/2017 - Kay Shibuya
2015/2016 - Kevin Nepia
2014/2015 - Mike Long
2013/2014 - Mark Irwin
2012/2013 - John Fellet


Umpire of the year


2021/2022 – Glenn Campbell
2020/2021 – Darryl Churchill
2019/2020 – Jonathan Scanlan
2018/2019 – Antonio Rivera


Scorer of the year


2021/2022 – Anna Findlay
2020/2021 – Sam Wansbone
2019/2020 – Amber Shorey


Kevin Nepia award


Kevin is a life member and founding member of the GC (Grounds Crew). He has established a standard for the fields that have solidified HP as the premier baseball facility in New Zealand. This award was established in 2020 and recognizes the person who has learned and contributed the most to the fields presentation.

2021/2022 – Simon Williams
2020/2021 - Matt Williams
2019/2020 - Jason Mitchell