Red Beach’s Adam Jackson has been appointed coach of the SLSNR open team to contest the Lion Foundation Surf League, making a return to the position he filled in 2009 and 2010.
The event will again be staged at Mount Maunganui over the weekend of 11 & 12 February, with each of the representative teams comprising of eight males and 5 females. The 13 members of the SLSNR open team will be named in mid-January.
Adam had his beginnings in surf lifesaving in 1982 as a Red Beach Nipper member. An outstanding pool swimmer, he won numerous NZ Surf Life Saving Championship titles between 1991 and 2000. The club’s Jackson surf patrol is named after Adam and siblings Jared and Jacinta.