At a function last night, Wellington High Performance Aquatics presented the 2016 Lloyd Morrison Aquatic Scholarships to local athletes, coaches and officials. WHiPA were delighted to welcome several Wellington Councillors to the function, including mayoral candidates Justin Lester, Jo Coughlan and Nicola Young, along with Simon Marsh and Paul Eagle. The awards were presented by WHiPA Patron Kerry Prendergast. Outstanding young Wellington swimmer, Chelsey Edwards, featured in
Congratulations to Rebecca Moynihan - 2016 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Pathway to Podium scholarship recipient! Rebecca has been a competitive swimmer for nearly 7 years. Starting in 2009, she was originally part of the Levin Swimming Club, until she moved to Raumati Swimming Club two years ago. She now trains under the guidance and expertise of former Olympic swimmer Jon Winter. Rebecca is currently a Year 13 student at Waiopehu College, Levin, and will be celebrating her 18th birt
WHiPA are thrilled to announced the recipients of the 2016 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Pathway to Podium and Coach Performance Advance scholarships. Three athletes will be part of the Wellington Pathway to Podium programme for a two year period. The programme is designed to educate and develop the athletes on the transition into the high performance environment. Congratulations: Rebecca Moynihan (Raumati Raptors Swimming Club) – Athlete Scholarship Ruby Heath (Swim Zone Racing) – At
Rebecca Moynihan (2015 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Aquatics Scholarship recipient) features in the Kapiti Observer this week.
Rebecca is currently in Australia competing with theSwimming Wellington Talent ID squad at the Queensland State Championships. #RebeccaMoynihan
Congratulations to all the award recipients at the 2015 Swimming Wellington Awards. A number of our 2015 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Scholarship recipients were amongst those who were awarded: Swimmer of the Year Billie Fitzsimmons Trophy: Mary Fisher Best Performance of the Year: Emma Robinson Age Group Swimmer of the Year: Chelsey Edwards Swimmer with a Disability: Mary Fisher All Stars Certificates: Chelsey Edwards, Rebecca Moynihan, Ruby Heath Read more on Swimming Wellington we
The Swimming Wellington 'All Stars' Elite Team, which WHiPA is proud to sponsor, has been selected to be part of the Wellington City Council Talent ID Programme (WCC TiD) which is administered by the Sport Wellington Performance Hub. The Talent ID programme works with identified athletes on developing core foundation level skills required to train, compete, balance study with training, family life and peer contact. The project is planned around developing the athlete’s abilit
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2015 Wellington High Performance Aquatics Lloyd Morrison Aquatic Athlete Scholarships.
The scholarships, open to athletes and coaches in aquatic disciplines, are presented in memory of WHiPA founder, Wellington businessman Lloyd Morrison (1957 - 2012). Lloyd Morrison wanted Wellington's aspiring athletes to have the opportunity to excel at an elite level, and founded WHiPA in 2007 to support this vision. Liam Albery (19) - (Swimming)