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Representative Teams

Royal Life Saving Society – Australia (RLSSA) and Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) would like to congratulate the following members on their selection onto the Australian Life Saving Team and the Australian Youth Life Saving Team. These teams will represent Australia at Rescue 2014 - The World Lifesaving Championships in Montpellier, France in September. 

Australian Life Saving Team

Shannon Eckstein – Northcliffe SLSC (Captain)
Andrew Bowden – Bronte SLSC/ The Hills Life Saving Club
Jake Lynch – Newport SLSC
Ryan Napoleon – Northcliffe SLSC / RLSS Queensland
Tim Schofield – Terrigal SLSC / The Hills Life Saving Club
Lachlan Tame – Avoca Beach SLSC

Miranda Bell – Northcliffe SLSC
Naomi Flood – Manly LSC
Pamela Hendry – Maroochydore SLSC / Brisbane Life Saving
Melissa Howard – Kurrawa SLSC
Christina Ruiz – Northcliffe SLSC / RLSS Queensland
Krystal Smith – Northcliffe SLSC

Head Coach: Danny Short – Maroochydore SLSC
Team Manager: Keith Caldwell – Bulli SLSC
Assistant Coach: Wade Sinclair – Picnic Bay SLSC
Physio: Nick Marshall – Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park SLSA
Assistant Manager / Sport Psychology: Elise Bateman
Sports Science: Caitlin Braddick - Southport SLSC
Beach Coach: Martin Lynch - Newport SLSC

Meet the Australian Life Saving Team 2014 Members!

Australian Youth Life Saving Team

Joshua Brown - Byron Bay SLSC
Daniel Collins – Redhead SLSC
Matt Davis – Northcliffe SLSC / RLSS Queensland
Jason Gough – Mooloolaba SLSC
Nik Green - Alexandra Headlands SLSC
Brad Woodward - Shelley Beach SLSC / The Hills Life Saving Club

Prue Davies – Currumbin SLSC / RLSS Queensland
Chelsea Gillett - Maroochydore SLSC / Brisbane Life Saving
Ela Heiniger - Byron Bay SLSC / Port Hacking Lifeguard Club
Nicole Kay – Mooloolaba SLSC
Alyssa Koenan – Northcliffe SLSC
Georgia Miller – Manly LSC

Head Coach: Brett Dowker – Currumbin SLSC
Team Manager: Garry Mensforth – Umina SLSC
Assistant Coach: Craig Holden – Elliot Heads SLSC
Physio: Troy Eady – Byron Bay SLSC

Meet the Australian Youth Life Saving Team Members!

Aussie & Silver Barras

The Open Aussie Barras and the Under 19 Silver Barras will be travelling to
Phuket, Thailand in April 2014 to participate in the RLSSA National High Performance Training Camp.

The travelling Aussie Barras 2014 are:

Tim Schofield – NSW
Thomas Simpson - NSW
Andrew Fisher - NSW
Keelan Bridge - NSW
Pamela Hendry – QLD
Sarah Hamilton - WA
Llani Hyer-Warton - NSW
Mariah Jones - QLD
Jessica Collins - NSW

Team Coach – James Evans - VIC
Team Manager – Jeannie Baxter-Reid - QLD

The travelling Silver Barras 2014 are:

David Elliott - QLD
Jed Boxall - NSW
Jeremy Rethamel - QLD
Chris Petropoulos - VIC
Leah Jones - QLD
Rosie Lennox - QLD
Ela Heiniger - NSW
Elyssia Gasparotto - NSW

Team Coach - Ashley Gordon - ACT
Team Manager - Mitch Hannaker - VIC

Aussie Barras Squad

The Aussie Barras Squad 2014 was selected at the Australian Pool Life Saving Championships 2014.
The Aussie Barras Squad 2014 are:

Mitch Parkes – NSW
Andrew Bowden – NSW
Tim Schofield – NSW
Sam Bell – QLD
Ryan Napoleon - QLD
Thomas Simpson - NSW
Andrew Fisher - NSW
Alex Clarke - NSW
Keelan Bridge - NSW

Pamela Hendry – QLD
Christina Ruiz – QLD
Sarah Hamilton - WA
Chelsea Gillett - QLD
Llani Hyer-Warton - NSW
Rachelle King - NSW
Mariah Jones - QLD
Jessica Collins - NSW

Team Coach – James Evans - VIC
Team Manager – Jeannie Baxter-Reid - QLD

Silver Barras (Under 19) 

The Silver Barras are an Under 19 development team selected annually as part of the RLSSA sport development pathway for athletes. Depending on the year and events scheduled Silver Barras teams may travel to international events within the Asia-Pacific region. More commonly; Silver Barras participate in High Performance Training Camps and National Pool Lifesaving Events.

The Under 19 Silver Barras 2014 are:

David Elliott - QLD
Jed Boxall - NSW
Jeremy Rethamel - QLD
Matthew Davis - QLD

Leah Jones - QLD
Alexandra Nolan - QLD
Rosie Lennox - QLD
Ela Heiniger - NSW

Team Coach - Ashley Gordon - ACT
Team Manager - Mitch Hannaker - VIC

Junior Barras (Under 16) 

The RLSSA Junior Barras are an Under 16 Development Representative team dedicated to the continued progression of athletes' Pool Lifesaving skills.

The Under 16 Junior Barras 2014 will be participating in a Training Camp in 2014.
The Junior Barras 2014 are:

Bradley Woodward - NSW
James Petropolous - VIC
Dominic Elliott - QLD
Jarad Everett-Quitadamo - SA
Will Paatsch - VIC

Abbey Dawson - NSW
Samantha Howe - VIC
Stephanie Purser - QLD
Deanne Elliott - QLD
Georgia Cairncross - NSW

Team Coach - Blake McCrindle - NSW
Team Manager - Cherry O'Connor - ACT

Australian Life Saving Team 

Royal Life Saving Society - Australia (RLSSA) and Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) are pleased to announce the Australian Lifesaving Team which will be travelling to Europe to compete in the BeNe Cup in Antwerp, Netherlands and the German Cup in Warendorf, Germany in November 2013.
The Australian Lifesaving Team for 2013 is:

Andrew Bowden - Bronte / The Hills Lifesaving Club (Captain)
Timothy Schofield - Terrigal / The Hills Lifesaving Club
Mitchell Parkes - Elouera / Port Hacking Lifeguards* (withdrawn due to injury)
Sam Bell - Maroochydore / Port Hacking Lifeguards
Ryan Napoleon - Northcliffe
Matt Davis - Moore Park SLSC* (selected to replace injured member)

Rachelle King - Terrigal / The Hills Lifesaving Club
Christina Ruiz - Northcliffe / RLSSQ Sharks
Miranda Bell - Northcliffe
Pamela Hendry - Maroochydore / Port Hacking Lifeguards
Mariah Jones - Tweed Heads Coolangatta

Head Coach - Danny Short
Team Manager - Wade Sinclair
Physiotherapist - Nick Marshall