Mullaloo and Sorrento scoop Surf Life Saving WA awards

Mullaloo SLSC directors Craig Bull and Vicki Rasmussen and president Alistair Cook with their club of the year runner-up prize. Picture: Glynne Bartle
Mullaloo SLSC directors Craig Bull and Vicki Rasmussen and president Alistair Cook with their club of the year runner-up prize. Picture: Glynne Bartle

MULLALOO Surf Life Saving Club scooped three awards at the Surf Life Saving WA Awards of Excellence on Saturday.

Operations general manager Tony Greenfield was named support operations volunteer of the year for his co-ordination of drone and abalone patrol support.

With a club membership of more than 1800, as well as a Reward and Recognition Committee, a Life Membership Committee and club gym to manage, membership manager Lyn Brosens was recognised as administrator of the year.

And for the second year running, communications manager Sandy Clarke won the official of the year award for her roles at the WA Surf Life Saving Championships, nippers Surf League and country carnivals, and across other surf sports disciplines including pool rescue, IRB and surf boats.

The club was also runner-up for club of the year, won by North Cottesloe.

Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club was also represented with Jackson Symonds taking out open athlete of the year for the fifth time.

This year, Symonds broke a record by also winning his fifth Aussies open beach sprint title.

He also won gold in both the open beach flags and sprint at 2019 WA Surf Life Saving Championships.