Congratulations to Walter Maxwell - 2016 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Coach Performance Advance scholarship recipient!
Walter has been involved in coaching at Lyall Bay Surf Life Saving Club since 2003. With his six children getting involved in the sport, Walter began coaching nippers and junior teams, and now as Head Coach he works with around 120 junior and senior athletes, and is extending his skills with additional coaching duties as Swim Coach for the club.
Walter has coached teams that have paddled across Cook Strait and Lake Taupo. In 2007/08 season he was named New Zealand Surf Life Saving DHL Coach of the Year.