Heather McKay donated this award in 1992. Heather McKay was born in Queanbeyan and behan playing Hockey at a young age with her sisters. She took up squash to keep fit for playing Hockey. She was a member of the formidable women's first grade team, the Evergreens who won 10 premierships from 1955-1967, in addition to representing NSW and the ACT at State Championships. She was regarded as one of the greatest female player's in the history of squash and possibly Australia's greatest ever sportswoman. In addition to her National representative career in Squash, she was a member of the Australian Women's Hockey Team in 1967 and 1971 and maintains her competitive spirit these days on the Tennis Court. The McKay Medal is awarded to the player who is the competitions Best and Fairest. Points are awarded based on a 5, 3, 1 system for best and fairest on field at the end of each game.
For a history of McKay medal winners, click here.