Nominations for the 2023 Isle of Man Sports Awards are now open and you the Manx Public are invited to select the athletes, teams and officials whom you think are worthy of being nominated for each of the 12 categories.

The 2023 Isle of Man Sports Awards will be held at the Villa Marina Royal Hall on Wednesday, 28th February 2024, and nominations can be made for athletes, teams and officials who have excelled in their sport during 2023 in any of the following categories:

  • Sportsman of the Year.
  • Sportswoman of the Year.
  • IOM Sports Ambassador.
  • Under 21 Sportsman of the Year.
  • Under 21 Sportswoman of the Year.
  • Disability Sportsperson of the Year.
  • Veteran Sportsperson of the Year.
  • Sports Administrator of the Year.
  • Sports Coach of the Year.
  • Sports Team of the Year.
  • Lifetime Achievement.
  • "The Leonie Cooil Courage & Inspiration Award”

Nominees must be Manx born and have contributed to Manx sport or have resided on the Island for at least 2 years.

Nominees for the Under 21 awards, must have been under 21 years old on the 31st December 2023 to qualify.

However we will also be accepting any form of written nomination (email, official nomination form, letter etc.) providing it is received by the deadline. All nominations should include brief details of the achievements of the individual / team being nominated and why they are worthy of being considered  

Nominations can be made online using the link below:

Or should be sent to:

Isle of Man Sports Awards, IOM Sport Office, NSC, Groves Road, Douglas, IM2 1RB



During the evening of the Sport Awards, IOM Sport will be mentioning those who have sadly passed away in 2023 but have made a major contribution to sport on the Isle of Man. Please provide details (name, sport, and contribution to the sport) of those you wish to be considered for inclusion.


Once the closing date has passed, there will be a shortlist announced for each category and those individuals / teams will be notified in due course. Entries received after this date will not be accepted.