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PRESS RELEASE: The FCN Founder is shortlisted for a national sports award!

The FCN Founder Vicky Huyton has been shortlisted for the UK Women’s Sport Trust Awards ‘Be A Game Changer’ for the award ‘Ambassador of Women’s Sport’.


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Vicky would like to thank those who nominated her and express her excitement for the future of the Female Coaching Network.

“Being shortlisted is a big step forward for the FCN.  This award is not about me, but about the thousands of female coaches around the World who spend years working hard to benefit the lives of their athletes.  I am very honoured to even be considered next to the likes of Judy Murray and aim to use this award as a stepping stone for further development of the FCN.  Thank you to whoever nominated me!”

Vicky (founder of the FCN)



About the Awards

The Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards recognise those individuals and organisations doing the most to progress women’s sport.

xDSC_7340 2The Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards showcase the irresistible nature of women’s sport; they highlight success stories, connect decision makers with one another and put a spotlight on inspiring role models.

xDSC_7611 2The audience comprises elite and emerging athletes, journalists, businesspeople, student activists, politicians, sports leaders and grassroots influencers.  It’s a high energy, collaborative event that is explicitly designed to encourage action and stimulate change.  The Awards also play a part in raising the profile of women’s sport by generating extensive media coverage.

Microsoft are the headline sponsor of the #BeAGameChanger Awards 2015-2017.  In 2015 the Awards were also supported by Lloyds of London, 30% Club, The Gym Group, KPMG, activbod, Matrix Fitness and BT Sport.

“We are delighted to support the work of the Women’s Sport Trust and to be the headline sponsor for the #BeAGameChanger Awards. At Microsoft we are passionate about the development and support of female role models, and these Awards reflect the outstanding contributions of individuals and organisations to make a positive change.”
-Microsoft UK’s Human Resources Director, Theresa McHenry


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