Junior Life Saver of the Year (JLOY)


New!  2015-2016 Junior Lifesaver of the Year

Surf Life Saving NSW is seeking nominations for the 2015-2016

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

way for clubs and branches to recognise 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 communication.



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

(JLOY) for 2015-2016 is as follows.


  1. COMPLETED - Each club will interview their prospective u14 Nipper
    nominations and select a male and a female to represent their club.

  2. COMPLETED - The two club representatives will be interviewed by the South Coast Branch panel on
    Monday 14th December, 2015 at Shoalhaven Heads SLSC from 4:30pm onwards.
    (Nippers will be advised of their time to be interviewed in early December, 2015)

  3. COMPLETED - The South Coast Branch Junior Lifesaver of Year male and female representatives will be available on January, 2016 at the South Coast Branch Championships carnival being held at Shellharbour SLSC as the winners will announced around at lunchtime on that day.

  4. COMPLETED - When you are selecting the u14 Nippers to represent your club please ensure that the candidates will be available to travel to the Developement Camp at the Collaroy Center on Sydney's Northern Beaches for the Weekend 11th - 14th April, 2016.

2015-2016 South Coast Branch JLOY

L-R - Jessica O'Donnell, Nowra Culburra &
Byron Vinkovic, Shellharbour SLSC

2014-15 South Coast Branch JLOY Winners, Brook Cavanagh, Warilla-Barrack Point & Liam Farrer, Shellharbour SLSC
*** Applications Close for the 2015-2016 JLOY, Friday 11th December, 2015.
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.


Please circulate the Surf Life Saving NSW Circular 3376 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 3376 and then have their nomination endorsed by your surf club and then forwarded to the South Coast Branch:


JLOY Contact Details

Address - South Coast Branch, 2015-2016 JLOY Award,
              PO BOX 1598,
              Nowra: NSW 2541
Contact - Patrice Joynson, Director of Administration

              on 0419 842 366 with any enquiries.


New!  2015-2016 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 aslo very deserving in their own right as were all the nominees.

Jessica O'Donnell

Chelsea Pernice

Alicia Burazin

Alyssa Burling

Chloe Scott

Junior Life Saver of the Year - Female

Junior Life Saver of the Year

Runner up JLOY




Bryon Vinkovic

Eric McCall

Jayden Goodair

Keeghan Norwood

Ethen Rowles

Junior Life Saver of the Year - Male

Junior Life Saver of the Year

Runner up JLOY




L to R - Tony Haven (State President

Jessica O'Donnell (Female Winner)

Byron Vinkovic (Male Winner)
Patrice Joysen (director of Administration)

Steve Jones (branch President

Tony Haven with the Female Winner

Jessica O'Donnell (Nowra Culburra)

Tony Haven with the Male Winner

Byron Vinkovic (Shellharbour)

Girls - Alicia Burazin (Kiama), Chloe Scott (Mollymook),Chelsea Pernice (Gerringong),

Jessica O'Donnell (Nowra Culburra)


Boys - Byron Vinkovic (Shellharbour),

Eric McCall (Nowra Culburra),

Jayden Goodair (Warilla-Barrack Point),

Keeghan Norwood (Mollymook),

Ethan Rowles (Shellharbour)

JLOY Archives Page;

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


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JLOY 2015-2016 Group Photo

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