Head Coach John Beckworth has been nominated for the 2018 Viva Energy Club Legend Award. 

John Beckworth has been the head coach of the Geelong Swimming Club for more than 20 years. During that time, John has volunteered his time at swim meets, led training sessions and been the key liaison point with the City of Greater Geelong council, amongst other activities.

John has spent endless hours developing young swimmers into fine members of the community. John’s strength is consistency in the application of his approach and values over long periods which ensures stability and predictability to all he trains.

John lives for the sport but more importantly for the development of Geelong’s young people. Swimming is his chosen vehicle to develop the youth within our community.

John is the Head Coach of the Down Syndrome Swimming Association swimming team and has volunteered his time at the 2012 World Championships in Italy, 2014 World Championships in Mexico, 2016 World Championships in Italy and led the team to victory in the 2018 World Championships in Canada.

Voting closes midnight on August 30th. You can vote for John by following this link.