Make our Mini dad of year
Titans fans have until only Tuesday to get behind our beloved Mark Minichiello and make him the Sports Dad of the Year.
'Mini' has made it to the final voting round of the award, sponsored by Philips and one of his rivals is older brother Anthony.
The award is purely based on votes so get behind our Titan and head to the website (listed below) give the departing foundation player something to celebrate - and you might win yoursrlf a handy prize and enable Mini to donate $5000 to his favorutie charity.
In its sixth year, the Philips Sports Dad of the Year highlights 10 elite athletes across a broad range of sporting fields, giving insights into how they juggle fatherhood with their sporting commitments.
Other finalists include Australian cricket star Shane Watson, Melbourne Storm forward Ryan Hoffman, Sea Eagles hooker Matt Ballin, hockey player Jamie Dwyer, ironman extraordinaire Shannon Eckstein, Hawthorn captain Luke Hodge, Kangeroo's Brent Harvey and Sydney FC's Alex Brosque.
Mark and wife Milena have three boys under four years of age – Luca, 3, Leo, 2, and Rocco, 1 – and ‘Mini’ loves spending time with them away from footy and the community work he does with the Titans.
The award recognises sporting fathers who make positive impressions in the community with the winner donating $5,000 to his charity of choice.
Voting ends on Tuesday, September 2, and the Philips Sports Dad of the Year winner will be announced on Father’s Day, Sunday, September 7.
Every person that votes has the opportunity to win a $5000 Philips Ultimate Father's Day Grooming Pack!