CHLOE Rogers and Neil Masters are celebrating after being honoured at the Active Essex Sports Awards.

The prestigious annual ceremony was held at Colchester United’s Weston Homes Community Stadium on Wednesday night.

Team GB 2012 bronze-medal winning hockey star and former Braintree player Rogers took the Olympic Hero award.

Masters, from Colchester, picked up the Coach of the Year award for his work with Tendring Volleyball Club.

The Sports Personality of the Year Award went to double Olympic London 2012 bronze medal-winning gymnast Max Whitlock, from Southend Gymnastic Club, who trains at Basildon Sporting Village.

RESULTS: Coach of the Year: Neil Masters (Colchester).

Community Club of the Year: Southend Judo Club (Southend).

School of the Year: St Michaels C of E School (Braintree).

Young Community Volunteer: Aden Whatley (Hockley).

Unsung Hero: Mike Jackson (Uttlesford).

Disabled Sports Personality of the Year: Emma Hollis (Epping).

Young Sports Personality of the Year: James Hollis (Epping).

Sports Personality of the Year: Max Whitlock (Southend Gymnastics Club).

Olympic Hero: Chloe Rogers (Harlow).

Paralympic Hero: Daniel Bentley (Great Dunmow).