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John Mills

Awarded Bronze Medallion 1st December 1945

Club Captain 1951-52
Chief Instructor 1948-49, 1949-50
Club Coach 1982-83, 1983-84, 1984-85, 1985-86, 1986-87, 1987-88, 1988-89, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-2000, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06.
Club Selector 1995-96, 1996-97

SLS Qualifications: Assessor Bronze Medallion,  Examiners Certificate,     Surf Coach Level 1, Training Officer Bronze Medallion

Club Person of the Year: 1987-88
Club Appreciation Award 1982-83, 1983-84
25 Year Service Award
50 Year Service Award
60 Year Service Award                                                                                          

Awarded life membership during the 1993-94 season.

Third Australian Senior Belt Championship 1948-49
Member of Australian team to New Zealand 1950
Won NSW senior surf championship 1950-51
Fourth NSW senior belt championship 1950-51
Second NSW senior belt championship 1951-52
Member NSW State Team 1951-52
Third NSW senior surf championship 1951-52
Third Australian senior surf championship 1951-52

John returned in 1981 and took the club from three juniors and no cadet members, to Branch, Country Champions and Champion Country Club at the State Titles 1989. He reintroduced R&R during the 1982-83 season and won the Cadet  R&R Country Championships that season.

 The John Mills Encouragement Award has been awarded since 1997 to a member for consistency at training, attendance at training, sportsmanship and improvement over the season.                                           

John was also a member of the Freshwater SLSC from 1951 until 1981.
Awarded Life Membership of Freshwater SLSC 1966

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