2017 – Year in Review

That’s a wrap on classes for 2017! Thanks to all our athletes, members, volunteers and supporters who helped to make 2017 another great year for the Youth Club. Some of the year’s highlights are listed below;

  • For the first time, a dedicated Tumbling Class was added to the Timetable.
  • In April, 16 athletes, coaches and representatives had the honour of representing the Youth Club in the annual Sydney City ANZAC Day March as Australian flag bearers.
  • Three of our four competitors at the Trampoline Age State Championships were selected to attend the 2017 Australian National Gymnastics Championships held in Melbourne in May. A special congratulations to Tully A. who was awarded 2nd place in U11 Men Tumbling and Jared B. who was awarded 2nd place in 17+ Men Double Mini.
  • During the year, we had several Trampoline athletes attend the Grand Prix competition series for Levels athletes. At the conclusion of the series, Katherine C. was awarded Level 4 Women overall champion.

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  • In July, seven Karate athletes attended the K.I. NSW State Championships. Congratulations to gold medalists Liam B., Jack G., Nicholas G., Ethan I., and Lucas V.
  • Also in July, the club purchased a brand new 20m tumbling air floor to further advance our tumbling program.
  • Six Trampoline athletes attended the Spring State Championships. Congratulations to:
    • Olivia T. (4th Level 3 Tumbling)
    • Tully A. (2nd Level 4 Double Mini & 4th Level 4 Trampoline)
    • Anastasia G. (3rd Level 5 Double Mini & 6th Level 5 Trampoline)
  • In September, Nicholas G. achieved his Second Degree Black Belt (Nidan) during the Shotokan Karate International Australia National Seminar. Earlier in the year, Nicholas also achieved a 3rd place at the Australian Karate Federation Nationals. Congratulations Nicholas!
  • The Sydney East Region Trampoline Team, led by Mr Bull, had another successful year at the Combined High Schools Championships. Congratulations to Ronan S. (Multi Class Men), Luke W. (13yr Men) and Stephanie R. (Multi Class Women) who placed first overall in their respective age groups.
  • A total of four Karate athletes attended the S.K.I.A. National Championships. Congratulations to our gold medalists Nigel G. and Lucas V.
  • In October, Leanne was selected to judge at the New Zealand Trampoline Championships and Trans-Tasman Championships as a member of the official Australian delegation. A huge congratulations to Leanne for this prestigious selection!
  • On the 5th of November,  representatives of the Youth Club and of Miranda RSL Sub Branch attended the 2017 Remembrance Day Ceremony at Oatley Sub Branch.
  • We finished the year off with Display Day, our annual athlete showcase and presentation day. We once again had a fantastic turnout and it was great to see so many members and spectators come out to support the Youth Club and it’s activities.

Thanks for another great year, we look forward to seeing you back next year. Regular classes start back on Tuesday the 30th of January, 2018.

Our New Website!

Welcome to our new website! We have been working hard throughout 2017 to bring you a brand new online experience. This new website is easier to navigate and has detailed information about the things you need to know.

On our new website you can access up-to-date information about Youth Club events and activities, find information about fees and programs, read the answers to frequently asked questions, look through Youth Club galleries and much more.

We also have a new social media presence to improve our communication with our members and the local community. Be sure to like our Facebook page and follow us on Instagram.

We hope you enjoy the new Miranda RSL Youth Club Website. If you do have any issues using our new site, please let us know as soon as possible.

 

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Display Day 2017

Display Day is Miranda RSL Youth Club’s annual Athlete Showcase and Presentation Day featuring performances by recreational and competitive athletes from across every disciple that the Youth Club offers. This year, Display Day was held on Sunday the 3rd of December at the Youth Club Hall.

There was a great turnout of athletes, club members and spectators, with the event attended by a number of local politicians and executive members of the Miranda RSL Sub Branch. A special thank you goes out to our many volunteers who helped out with set up and pack up, organising the raffle and running the canteen. Without our volunteers, events such as Display Day could not happen.

A special congratulations to our award winners;

Rita Emily Coulton Award – Miranda RSL Youth of the Year  Rebecca Gray-Schwarz

Bert Walker Award – Karate Athlete of the Year  James De La Cuadra

Ritchie Gillies Award – Karate Most Improved  Nicholas Lohmeyer

Kara Miller Award – Trampoline Encouragement Award  Emma Burgess

Joan McMaster Achievement Award – Female Trampolinist of the Year  Anastasia Gikas

Alec Dengate Achievement Award – Male Trampolinist of the Year  Tully Angel

Life Membership was also presented to Ann Corey-Hewitt in appreciation of her dedication and commitment to the Youth Club.

Thanks to all that attended and those who helped out on the day. We look forward to seeing you back next year.

Display Day 2017 Karate

Karate Athlete of the Year James De La Cuadra performs during our Karate Display.


Display Day 2017 Presentation

Eleni Petinos, Member for Miranda, presenting Emma Burgess with the Kara Miller Encouragement Award.


Display Day 2017 Awards

Anthony Bull, Youth Club President, and Mike Molloy, Miranda RSL Sub Branch President, participate in award presentations.