Junior Life Saver of the Year (JLOY)


Shoalhaven Heads Bowlo
2018-2019 Junior Lifesaver of the Year

Surf Life Saving NSW is seeking nominations for the 2018-2019

Junior Lifesaver of the Year (JLOY) Award. The award is a way for

clubs and branches to recognize their u14 members achievements

in surf lifesaving and the contributions they have made to all levels

of surf life saving as well as within their local communities.

This Development Camp brings together the Junior Lifesaver

of the Year (JLOY) branch winners. The focus of this camp is a

combination of learning through experience and fun. Participants

will be involved in physical challenges, presentations and discussions,

activities and scenarios that require leadership, teamwork and


This year we held an activity program / education session with

interviews being held in the afternoon. Many thanks to

  • Dean Boyton (Junior Activities Director) who has just taken on the role

  • Mathew Burazin (Member Services Director)

  • Michael Janos (Shoalhaven Heads SLSC)

  • Sean Hendry (NSWSLS)

All the nominees at interview displayed confidence and knowledge about Surf Lifesaving. Their school and extra curricula activities and commitment to volunteer work shows dedication and drive to really make their lives fulfilling.

The procedure for applying for the Junior Life Saver of the Year

(JLOY) for 2018-2019 is as follows.

1. Refer to the following Circular 3579 and please circulate to all interested

u14 Nippers in your club and ensure that the two u14 Nippers that your

club selects complete all the relevant documentation contained in

Circular 3579 and then have their nomination endorsed by your surf

club and then forwarded to the South Coast Branch:

​When considering your most suitable candidates please consider the holistic Nipper – SLS, community activities, leadership skills – school/SLS/clubs, awareness of current affairs/club events, initiative to club & community events.

*** Nominees must have completed their Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC) at the time of the Development Camp to be eligible for the Junior Lifesaver of the Year award.

2. The club representatives will be interviewed by the South Coast Branch JLOY interview panel as per below;

Date:      - Sunday 16th December, 2018

Time:      - 10:00am - 4:00pm approx.

Location  - Shoalhaven Heads Bowling & Recreation Club

Address   - Shoalhaven Heads Road, Shoalhaven Heads
                New South Wales, 2535

Lunch      - Louise Cafe at the Shoalhaven Heads SLSC

2018-2019 South Coast Branch JLOY

Anna Hill & Charlie Britten


Female Candidates




​Male Candidates

​Anna Hill
Lexi Farland
Karla Jones

Jordyn Martin

Charly Poulton

Brea Hlis

Charlie Britten

Caleb Cook
Archie Skinner

Thomas Bitz

Brock Neall

3. The South Coast Branch Junior Lifesaver of Year male and female representatives will be available on February, 2018 at the South Coast Branch Championships carnival being held at Mollymook SLSC as the winners will announced around at lunchtime on that day.

4. When you are selecting the u14 Nippers to represent your club please ensure that the candidates will be available to travel to the Collaroy Center on Sydney's Northern Beaches as they are then required to attend the Junior Lifesaver of the Year Development Camp held for the Monday 15th to Wednesday 17th April, 2018.

The announcement of the Male and Female Junior Lifesaver of the Year will be at the completion of the program around midday on Wednesday 17th April 2019. Parents are invited to join us at this announcement and more information will be shared closer to the date.

JLOY Contact Details

Address - South Coast Branch, 2018-2019 JLOY,
              PO BOX 1598,
              Nowra: NSW 2541
Contact - Dean Boyton, with any enquiries
              Director of Juniors Activities

              South Coast Branch

2018-2019 Junior Life Saver of the Year Results

- Congratulations to all those who were nominated the Winners and this year we also awarded a runner-up award for both the male and female nominees as they were also very deserving in their own right as were all the nominees.

Junior Life Saver of the Year Results


Anna Hill - Nowra Culburra SLSC



Charlie Britten - Kiama SLSC

Anna Hill

Female Junior Life
Saver of the Year


Charlie Britten

Male Junior Life Saver of the Year


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All the 2018-2019 JLOY Participants at the

South Coast Branch Carnival

​JLOY Archives Page;

- For full details and Results of the 2017-2018 JLOY click Here

- For full details and Results of the 2016-2017 JLOY click Here

- For full details and Results of the 2015-2016 JLOY click Here

- For full details and Results of the 2014-2015 JLOY click Here

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