What’s your full name? Darren Saunders
What is your nickname? Depends who you ask... Daz, Dazzler, Dazza, Quark.
What’s your current position in the club? Director Lifesaving
How long have you been in the role ? since August!
When did you first join? 2013
Can you tell us about your lifesaving journey? I joined Helensburgh-Stanwell Park SLSC towards the end of high school. I did my bronze there and was patrol captain for ~10 yrs before moving to Canada. I joined South Maroubra when we returned to Sydney and my daughter Matilda started nippers
What positions have you held in the club? Patrol Captain, Assistant Director Lifesaving.
Any highlights? A few big rescues stand out. One hot and rough Australia Day at Stanwell Park we did over 40 rescues in a day. Helping to resuscitate a young boy was also pretty memorable. Watching my daughters become lifesavers is a huge highlight!
What does the future hold and any advice to fellow members? My advice to fellow members is to get involved and keep building your skills!
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