Leo Stevens

Leo Stevens is the president of Coalcliff Surf Lifesaving Club after being a member for 30 years since he was a five-year-old Nipper. He explains how the club is organised and how it functions as a co-operative team of volunteers.

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Nippers – President – Family Friendly – Community – Surf Club Renovations – Funding – Life Saving Equipment – NSW Government Grants – Wollongong Council – Surf Lifesaving Australia – Ken Newman – Grants Coordinator – Patrolling – Emergency Call-out – Working Bees – Committee – Strategic Plan – Club Culture – Surf Lifesaving Illawarra – Lifeguards – Life Savers – Rock Fishermen – Rescues – Training – Dave Winner Trainer – Bronze Medallion – Life Members – Women involved – First Aid – Rips – Sea Eels Winter Swimmers – Sharks – Shark Nets

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