Congratulations to Thomas Watkins, 2017 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Pathway to Podium Scholarship Recipient.
Thomas is a competitive swimmer from Capital Swim Club in Wellington, coached by Gary Hollywood. He has a love of backstroke and individual medley events.
In the past 12 months he has won 2 national bronze medals and 5 national silver medals, as well as gaining selection as part of the Swimming New Zealand team, travelling to Australian Age Championships earlier this year
Congratulations Gary Hollywood - The 2017 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Performance Coach Advance scholarship recipient. Gary has been the Head Coach at Wellington’s Capital Swim Club since April 2016, previously holding coaching positions in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. He has coached athletes to all levels of events, including Commonwealth Games. In July this year he will be NZ National Team Coach for the Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas. Gary is an outstanding coach who is