Coolum Beach Surf Lifesaving Club
Providing overall leadership and direction to the Surf Club, the Management Committee is elected annually at the Annual General Meeting. All active members are encouraged to consider being part of the Management Committee and are eligible to nominate for a position.
The Management Committee meet at least once per month. At the meetings the committee deals with operational issues, responding to any proposals or submissions and considers the clubs financial position.
Any member wanting an issue to be addressed by the Management Committee should provide a written submission to the committee or approach one of the committee members.
The 2020-21 season Management Committee members are as per below:
Tom Swete Kelly
Chief Training Officer
Surf Sports Officer
Junior Activities Chairperson
The club also have many other officer positions that contribute to the running of the club and provide assistance to the Management Committee such as:
- Vice Club Captain - Anthony Waring
- Youth & Cadet Officer - Jessica Appel
- IRB Captain - Jason Brown & Alastair McGregor
- Board & Ski Captain - Nic Lowe
- Surf Boat Captain - Steve Matters
- First Aid Officer - Trudy Pieters
- Transport Officer - Caleb Thomas
- Radio Communications Officer - Logan Pieters
- IRB Officer - B
- Gear Steward - Dell
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Management Committee or a Club Officer, please speak to one of the members listed above to find our more information and expectations of the various roles.
The Club’s Management Committee is supported by our Administration Officer to provide assistance to club officers and members to keep the club running smoothly. The team can be contacted for a range of general enquiries including;
- Membership application
- Blue Cards
- Work-cover applications
- Facility Key
- General Enquiries
Lifesaving Administration Officer - Carla Gilbert
Support Coolum Surf Club
Not ready to become part of Coolum Surf Club but still want to help?
It takes a lot of money to run a surf lifesaving club; from the equipment needed on the beach (vehicles, boards, IRBs, first aid kits, defibrillators etc) to administration and training to facilitate patrolling.
So if you can't join us, support us through one of the following options.
Coolum Beach SLSC Nippers
Does your child want to become a Nipper?
Looking for a fun summer sport where your kids will learn essential surf safety skills, gain confidence in the ocean, and meet new friends?
Coolum Nippers is the answer! Nippers run from the September school holidays to February/March and is open to kids from 5 to 12 yrs.
Not only will they learn surf safety and what surf lifesaving is all about, but also have the opportunity to compete in carnivals and have mid-week training to improve their skills.
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Silver Medallion Beach Course (Patrol Captains)
The Silver Medallion Beach Management Course is aimed at those members wanting to become a Patrol Captain or assist in these duties. Interested in completing this course? Anyone interested in completing the course are asked to complete the "Expression of Interest" form.
Coolangatta Gold - Registration and Subsidy
The iconic Coolangatta Gold runs 16-17 October. Early bird registrations close Monday 8 August. Each team needs to have a name and a team captain to register their team and pay the fee on behalf of their team. The club will generously reimburse 50% of the early bird entry fee - for normal or lat...
Pool Subsidy for 2021-22 Season
The club is pleased to advise that the Coolum Pool subsidy will be operational from Monday the 26th of July and available to all patrolling members. This subsidy is provided to support our members to improve their swimming skills for both patrol and competition purposes. How to get the subsidy ...