The SJFL ‘Tom Farmer’ Volunteer of the year is presented to Adam Reid for his outstanding commitment to junior football. This is only the second year this award has been made (since gifted to the SJFL by the family of the late Tom Farmer – former Chairman and President of Shropshire FA). Tom Farmer was a great supporter and advocate of youth football and this award recognises those achievements. Adam Reid has been recognised for his outstanding service to community football following is inaugural year as a newly qualified referee in affiliated youth football especially with the SJFL Futsal Respect Festival, which runs for 9 weeks through the winter break. Adam not only refereed every week at the event but was always willing to help/support in anyway he could to make the games more enjoyable to all participants. The league received numerous positive comments from parents, coaches, and teams about the positive way in which Adam not only referees but also willing and supportive to football initiatives that bring community benefits to the league.
Photo courtesy of Kidz in Focus.