Date:                30th July 2018
Subject:           2018 Annual Awards

We would like to congratulate the following recipients that were recognized at our 2018 Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday, 28th July 2018

LSA Recognition Award :

James Kitto – from Durban Surf Lifesaving Club

Reece Truter – From Durban Surf Lifesaving Club

Mitchel Garreau – From Umhlanga Rocks Surf Lifesaving Club

LSA Drowning Prevention Awards

Letter of Appreciation

Ethan Kamhoot from Milnerton Surf Lifesaving Club

Sean Thompson from Cape Town

Llewellyn Veldtman from Warnadoone Surf Lifesaving Club

Ryan Chandler from Milnerton Surf Lifesaving Club

Letter of Commendation

Michael Beuster from Marine Surf Lifesaving Club

Gary Stewart from Marine Surf Lifesaving Club

Jason Wheeler from Marine Surf Lifesaving Club

LSA Bravery Awards

Letter of Appreciation

Wian Schoeman from Harties Reflection Lifesaving Club

Brett Usher from Pennington

Letter of Commendation

Peter Brits from Port Elizabeth

Peter Brereton from Port Edward

Gerhard van Staden from the United Kingdom

Rustin Naidoo from Park Rynie Ski Boat Club

Reinhart Kerkhof from Park Rynie Ski Boat Club

Sibusiso Matrick Mbhele from Suncoast Pirates Lifesaving Club

Johan Lambrechts from Strand, Cape Town

Seth Barnard from George

Abraham Vos from George

Certificate of Commendation

Christiaan Els from Port Alfred

Matthew Maroun from Umhlanga Rocks Surf Lifesaving Club

Posthumous Awards – Padavatan 6 – 100 year Anniversary

LSA Bravery “Certificate of Commendation”

Captain Mariemuthoo Padavatan

Gengan Padavatan

T Veloo

Periyasamy Sabapathy Govender

Rungasamy Naidoo

Kuppusamy Naidoo

Long Service awards:

The following members are recognized for their contribution and dedication to Lifesaving SA for 25 years and more:

No Nominee Club Province Year Joined No of years in Lifesaving
1 Bruce De Gier Pirates KZN 1979 39
2 Brad Fell Winklespruit KZN 1988 30
3 Bruce Roberts Scottburgh KZN 1991 27
4 Gary Barber Winklespruit KZN 1980 38
5 Ian Jackson Plett LWC 1993 25
6 Mark Barber Winklespruit KZN 1986 32
7 Neville Hazell Winklespruit KZN 1977 41
8 Norman Rielly Umhlanga Rocks KZN 1970 48

The following members are recognized for their contribution and dedication to Lifesaving SA for 50 years and more:

No Nominee Club Province Year Joined No of years in Lifesaving
1 Pierre Retief Winklespruit KZN 1957 61

Honours Award:

  • Carlo Klaasen from Eden Lifesaving District
  • Stanford Slabbert from Lifesaving Eastern Cape

Meritorious Award:

  • Ernie (Gus) Malgas from Gauteng Provincial Lifesaving Association
  • Peter Odendaal from Lifesaving KZN
  • Martina Van Den Bout from Gauteng Provincial Lifesaving Association
  • Warren Prins from Lifesaving Western Cape
  • Valencia Walker from Gauteng Provincial Lifesaving Association

Sports Awards for the Year:

Senior Male Athlete of the Year               : Johan Lourens from Tuks Lifesaving Club

Senior Female Athlete of the Year           : Carmel Billson from Marine Surf Lifesaving Club

Junior Male Athlete of the Year               : Connor Botha from Durban Surf Lifesaving Club

Junior Female Athlete of the Year           : Paige Horn from Umhlanga Rocks Surf Lifesaving Club

Coach of the Year                                  : Russell Sadler from Marine Surf Lifesaving Club

Surf Patroller of the year – Simphiwe Mthethwa from Durban Surf Lifesaving Club

Stillwater Patroller of the year – Kyle Carbonell-Taylor from Harties Reflection Lifesaving Club 

Instructor Award – Steven Sparks from Llandudno Surf Lifesaving Club

Safety Medical Trophy (Surf) – Lifesaving Western Cape

Safety Medical Trophy (Stillwater) – Gauteng Provincial Lifesaving Association

Bavo Verheyden Trophy – Sun City Lifesaving Club

Administrative Cup – Lifesaving KZN

Daphne Nel Cup – Lifesaving Western Cape

Lifesaver of the Year – Theresa (Tess) Kotze from Kings Beach Surf Lifesaving Club

Club of the Year – Senathla Lifesaving Club

Certificate of Appreciation – Mike Nolan from Livingston Leandy Inc for his contribution to Lifesaving South Africa

2018 President Award – Earl Ingram for his outstanding contribution to Lifesaving South Africa

NB:  Those recipients that were in attendance received their awards and the rest will be sent to the Provincial/ District office for an official presentation. Photographs of the presentation must be forwarded to headoffice@lifesaving.co.za

Yours in Voluntary Lifesaving
(No Signature – Electronic Document)
Helen Herbert
General Manager

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