This year’s Caroline Facer Memorial Trophy 2018 was launched today at the National Championships in Sheffield in the presence of Caroline’s family.
Caroline was a leading figure in British Taekwondo representing GB and winning Silver and Bronze at the European Championships in Rome and Manchester. Caroline with her hard work and dedication was also crowned British Champion 13 times during her career representing Scorpion Taekwondo.
In May 2017, Caroline sadly lost her brave battle with Breast Cancer aged just 34.
In Caroline’s honour, last year British Taekwondo introduced The Caroline Facer Memorial Trophy. The trophy is awarded to a nominated British Taekwondo member who fits what Caroline stood for.
British Taekwondo has asked clubs to nominate a member they see fit to win this prestigious award. The nominations will be shortlisted and a winner selected by a panel, which will including members of Caroline’s Family. The winner will be notified and presented with the trophy at their club along with a cheque for £1000 to go towards competition and travel.
Please submit your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org
Nominations deadline is FRIDAY 30th NOVEMBER 2018
In 2017 the trophy was won by Mollie Schofield a member at BTS in Southampton. Her inspiring story showed her hard work, determination and positive attitude in coming back from a series of career-threatening injuries to become the Senior British Champion at last years National Championships in Manchester.
Mollie Schofield from BTS was presented with the inaugural Caroline Facer Memorial Trophy last year by Sarah Stevenson Jennings.