WAYNE Schultz capped a great season at Strathfieldsaye Storm by winning the seniors best and fairest award.
Co-coach at Storm with Darryl Wilson, Schultz played a key role in the club's run to its first senior grand final in the Bendigo Bank Bendigo Football Netball League.
Schultz was the 2011 Michelsen medallist when at Castlemaine.
Among the many highlights at Storm's vote count and presentation night on Friday included life membership being awarded to Ray and Leone Paterson.
A great year for Storm included the seniors being runner-up, the under-18s reaching the preliminary final, and B-grade netball in the finals.
The runner-up for the seniors club champion award was gun onballer Shaun Everington.
Leading goalkicker was Lachlan Sharp on 43 goals.
Key defender Leigh Prior earned the most consistent award.
Most improved was Lachlan Bonney who switched from being a dependable back pocket to playing more across midfield as the season went on.
The coaches award was presented to Vinnie Flood. Rising Star was Nathan Moffat.
The classy Matthew Ladson was voted most valuable player and best in finals.
On the netball court, Elyse Morgan earned the A-grade best and fairest.
Aleisha Langdon was runner-up. Coaches award went to Lee West.
Storm's best clubperson award was presented to Di Arbon.
Storm's award winners for the 2013 season:
Reserves: Best and fairest: Brenton Sharp. Runner-up: Ryan Weeding. Most consistent: Rhys Irwin. Most improved: Ryan Duncan. Most committed: Adam Filippi. Leading goalkickert: Luke Podhajski, 44.
Under-18s: Best and fairest: Angelo Romagnano. Runner-up: Brayden Aitken. Most consistent: Tyler Romeril. Most improved: Joseph Mayes. Coaches award: Harry Crone. Rising Star: Liam Balasopoulos. Leading goalkicker: James Falconer, 42. Best in finals: Luke Marchesi.
A-grade netball - Best and fairest: Elyse Morgan. Runner-up: Aleshia Langdon. Coaches award: Lee West.
A-reserve netball - Best and fairest: Emily Barnes. Runner-up: Taylah Morris. Coaches award: Amanda Walters.
B-grade netball - Best and fairest: Alicia Rady. Runner-up: Kim Rosos. Coaches award: Ruby Scanlan. Best in finals: Ruby Scanlan.
B-reserve netball - Best and fairest: Isabella Pahotek. Runner-up: Alicia Coventry. Coaches award: Edwina Masters.
17-under netball - Best and fairest: Jessey Wilson. Runners-up: Brooke Dwyer and Jess Moloney. Coaches award: Kaitlin Waterson.
Development squad - Most Valuable Player: Breanna Barnes and Abbey Conway. Coaches award: Anabelle Conway and Lily Watson.