Throughout a long association with Wests, Dave Brooks always went out of his way to help make Wests a better Club and a more enjoyable place to play cricket. This award recognises the Club identity whose contribution has been exceptional.
This award is presented to the person(s) considered by the committee to have made an exceptional contribution to the Club. This award recognises service usually not over one year but over many years.
2015-16 WINNER:Rick Wayde
Rick Wayde is a most worthy winner of the Dave Brooks Award as the 2015-2016 'Clubman of the Year'.
Rick's commitment and dedication to the Club is an inspiration. Whether it is running the Pratten Park canteen, co-ordinating training sessions, organising BBQ's for the players, compiling lengthy Grant applications or cleaning dressing rooms, nothing is ever too much for him.
As a Board Member and Secretary of the Club, Rick devotes countless hours every week to WSDCC. He does it because he loves the Club and desperately wants it to succeed. Quite simply, Wests could not function effectively without him.