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Display Day 2019

That’s a wrap on Display Day 2019!

Display Day is Miranda RSL Youth Club’s annual athlete showcase and presentation day featuring performances and demonstrations by a number of our recreational and competitive athletes as well as the presentation of our perpetual trophies.

Thank you to everyone who came along to support our athletes! We are especially grateful for the work of our incredible volunteers who helped to set up and pack down the gym, run the raffle and marshal the athletes. We could not run this event without you! For a glimpse into what it takes to set up the gym for an event like Display Day, check out the set up time-lapse below!

If you would like access to the photos from Display Day 2019, please send us a message and we will provide you with the link as soon as possible.

Congratulations to our award recipients;

Rita Emily Coulton Award – Miranda RSL Youth of the Year  Mia Summers

Bert Walker Award – Karate Athlete of the Year  Liam Best

Ritchie Gillies Award – Karate Most Improved  Rachel Lau

Kara Miller Award – Trampoline Encouragement Award  Lucas O’Malley

Joan McMaster Achievement Award – Female Trampolinist of the Year  Rhiannon Bainat

Alec Dengate Achievement Award – Male Trampolinist of the Year  Deklyn Gardner

Thank you for your continued support. We look forward to seeing you back next year!

Junior Karate athletes in action.


Our Junior Jumpers showing off their balancing skills.


All smiles for the Senior Trampoline Display.


Mia Summers presented with the Rita Emily Coulton Award by Miranda RSL Sub Branch Vice President John Goodger.


 

Miranda RSLYC Platinum Sponsor of Oyster Bay Art and Craft Festival

Today, Ann Corey-Hewitt, President of Miranda RSL Youth Club, received the thank you plaque from Oyster Bay Public School as a Platinum sponsor of the Oyster Bay Art and Craft Festival.

Ann Corey-Hewitt receiving the thank you plaque. 

Remembrance Day 2019

The 2019 Miranda Remembrance Day Service was held on Monday 11th November. Miranda RSL Youth Club was represented by Robert Bull, Chief Instructor, and Ann Corey Hewitt, President of Miranda RSL Youth Club. We hope that no matter where you were, you took a moment to remember all those who have lost their lives or been affected by conflict around the world.

Robert Bull and Ann Corey Hewitt laying a wreath on the Miranda Cenotaph for Remembrance Day 2019. 

Display Day 2019

 

Save the date! Display Day will be held on Sunday 8th December at 1.30pm.

Display Day is our annual presentation day and athlete showcase. The day will feature performances from our Trampoline, Tumbling and Karate athletes as well as the presentation of our perpetual trophies including Karate Athlete of the Year, Female and Male Trampolinist of the Year and Youth of the Year. Friends and family are invited to attend, entry is free!

We look forward to seeing you there!

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2019 Combined High School Trampoline Championships

Congratulations to the Sydney East Team who competed at the 2019 NSW Combined High School Trampoline Championships. The 2019 team consisted of 14 athletes from a range of local high schools and included athletes that train at Miranda RSLYC.

It was a great two days of competition. Thank you to parents for transporting students to the competition, and coaches, judges and volunteers for enabling the competition to run smoothly.

Congratulations to the following athletes who placed in their age group:

Melanie T. – 13 years girls

2nd Tumbling

Darian F. – 14 years boys

1st Trampoline

2nd Tumbling

Nathan B.  – 14 years boys

2nd Trampoline

Keely S.  – 14 years girls

1st Tumbling

Georgia S. – 15 years girls

1st Tumbling

Dakota H. – 15 years girls

2nd Tumbling

Matthew L.  – 16 years boys

3rd Double Mini

Ernie – 17+ years boys

2nd Trampoline

2nd Double Mini

2nd Single Mini

1st Tumbling

 

12-14 years Sydney East athletes.

15-17+ years Sydney East athletes.

Active Kids Provider!

Miranda RSL Youth Club is now an Active Kids Provider!

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Combined High School Trampoline Trials

Miranda RSL Youth Club held the Sydney East Trial for the 2019 Combined High School Trampoline Championships on Thursday 1st August. It was a very successful day, with representatives from 7 different schools in the area. On the day we selected a team of 21 athletes who will represent Sydney East at the Combined High School Trampoline Championships held on the 29th and 30th August. Good luck to all competitors at the championships.

Representatives from 7 high schools attended the Sydney East Trampoline Trials. 

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Friendly Competition June 2019

Congratulations to all the athletes from Miranda RSL Youth Club who competed at the Central Coast Youth Club Friendly trampolining competition on the weekend. Miranda RSLYC had a very successful competition with a total of 16 placings.

Trampoline

Lucas W. – Level 2 (M) 1st

Tia T. – Level 3 (F) 3rd

Rebecca G.S. – Level 4 (F) 2nd

Nate F. – Level 4 (M) 3rd

Double Mini Trampoline

Deklyn D.G. – Level 4 (M) 1st

Darian F. – Level 4 (M) 2nd

Nate F. – Level 4 (M) 3rd

Rebecca G.S. – Level 4 (F) 2nd

Single Mini Trampoline

Lucas W. – Level 2 (M) 3rd

Tumbling

Stephanie R. – Level 1 (F) 2nd

Lucas W. – Level 1 (M) 3rd

Rhiannon B. – Level 2 (F) 1st

Rebecca G.S. – Level 2 (F) 3rd

Deklyn D.G. – Level 2 (M) 1st

Tia T. – Level 3 (F) 1st

Darian F. – Level 4 (M) 1st

Miranda RSL Youth Club was represented by 8 athletes.

Miranda RSL Youth Club dominated the Level 4 mens Double Mini Podium with Deklyn in 1st place, Darian in 2nd place and Nate in 3rd place!

 

Our athletes were also challenged to have a bit of fun on the day. If they did a dance move after their routine finished, they would get half strength in training on Monday! We saw some great dance moves up on the trampoline and athletes from other clubs started to join in!

Overall, we had a fabulous day. A massive thank you to all our coaches, volunteers and parents who gave up their day to support our athletes and Central Coast Youth Club for hosting the competition.

ANZAC Day 2019

2018 Year in Review

As 2018 draws to a close, lets take a chance to look back on the highlights of the year.

  • In March, Anastasia G., Tully A. and Olivia T. represented the Club at the National Stream State Trial 1. Congratulations to:
    • Olivia T. (1st U11 Tumbling)
    • Tully A. (3rd U13 Tumbling & 3rd U13 Double Mini)
  • Later in the month, we also had six Levels athletes compete at Grand Prix #1.
  • In April, Anastasia G. and Olivia T. competed at the National Stream State Championships. Olivia was able to qualify for the State Team on all three of her events and was selected to represent New South Wales at the 2018 Australian National. Tully had previously qualified for two events but declined his place on the team.
  • The Youth Club once again hosted the Miranda RSL Sub Branch ANZAC Day ceremony held at the Miranda War Memorial. Thank you to everyone who attended and to all the volunteers who helped with set up, pack down and barbecue.
  • Congratulations to coaches Keelie and Sarah who completed their Intermediate Trampoline Coaching Accreditation in April. Keelie and Sarah also attained their Intermediate Tumbling Coaching Accreditation a few months later.
  • In May, the Club received a delivery of over $8000 worth of brand new equipment for our Trampoline and Tumbling program including a new Double Mini Landing mat.
  • The club also hosted a First Aid Course during May for all employees. This enabled existing coaches to maintain and update their current accreditation and provided new coaches an opportunity to earn their accreditation for the first time.
  • June was a busy month for our competitors. At the start of the month, Olivia travelled down to Melbourne with the NSW State Team to compete at Nationals. Here’s how she placed:
    • Individual Trampoline – 27th
    • Double Mini – 18th
    • Tumbling – 7th
    • Synchronised Trampoline – 8th

  • A couple of days later, five Karate athletes represented the Youth Club at the NSW S.K.I. State Championships. All of our competitors had a great competition and their results are listed below:
    • Liam B. (2 Bronze Medals)
    • James D.L.C. (1 Silver & 1 Bronze Medal)
    • Nicholas G. (1 Gold, 1 Silver & 1 Bronze Medal)
    • Nigel G. (1 Gold & 1 Silver Medal)
    • Lucas V. (1 Gold, 1 Silver & 1 Bronze Medal)
  • Towards the end of June, a large contingent of Trampoline and Tumbling athletes represented the club at Grand Prix #2. A special congratulations goes to Kyan P. who placed first in both Level 4 Trampoline and Level 4 Double Mini.

  • In August, our Club once again hosted the trials for the Sydney East Combined High Schools (CHS) Trampoline team.
  •  Over the course of the year, the Youth Club also hosted a number of junior coach education sessions as part of our mentoring program. The sessions involved a mixture of presentations from senior coaches and hands on experience in the gym.
  • Later in August, Anastasia G., Kyan P., Olivia T. and Deklyn D-G. represented the club at State Levels Trial 1, this years only qualifying event for the State Levels Championships.
  • In September, the club had two athletes compete at the State Levels Championships. Anastasia G. placed 3rd in Level 6 Trampoline and Olivia T. placed 10th in the hotly contested Level 4 Tumbling.
  • The Sydney East Region Trampoline Team, led by Mr Bull, had another successful year at the Combined High Schools Championships. Congratulations to Kyle R. (Multi Class Men) and Stephanie R. (Multi Class Women) who placed first overall in their respective divisions and to Rayner F. (12 Years Girls) from Kirrawee High who was selected to represent her age group in the Champions of Champions competition.

  • At the beginning of October, three members of our Karate program along with their sensei travelled to the Sunshine Coast to attend Shotokan Week and the 2018 SKIA National Championships. Congratulations to all of our athletes on their exceptional results, here’s how they placed:
    • Amanda B. (2 Gold Medals)
    • Liam B. (1 Silver & 1 Bronze Medal)
    • Lucas V. (2 Gold Medals)
  • An extra special congratulations goes to Liam B. who passed his Shodan (First Degree Black Belt) during Shotokan Week. Well done Liam!
  • In November, several members represented the Youth Club at the Miranda Remembrance Sunday Service.
  • We once again held Display Day, our annual athlete showcase and presentation day. Congratulations to all our award winners.
  • Finally, in late November, Youth Club member Kyle R. was awarded the NSWCHS Sporting Blue for his achievements during his six years on the Sydney East Trampoline Sports Team. Congratulations Kyle!

Thank you for another great year at Miranda RSL Youth Club, we look forward to having you back in 2019. Classes will start back on Wednesday the 30th of January.