November 12, 2010
Burnham-On-Sea swimming coach receives Royal award
Burnham-On-Sea swimming coach has this week received a prestigious
award on behalf of Somerset Amateur Swimming Association.
Sarah Pusill, the group's Welfare Officer, was presented with
The Queens Award for Voluntary Service for Somerset Amateur
Swimming Association's committee.
Lady Gass handed over the award at the annual meeting of the Somerset
ASA Swimming Clubs this week, as pictured here.
Sarah - who has been Head Coach of Burnham Swimming Club for the
last 14 years - has helped the County for a number of years as
Somerset Team Manager, Assistant Welfare Officer and now as Welfare
Sarah, one of the youngest County Presidents in 2008/9, was the
first swimming volunteer to achieve the Millennium Volunteer Award
In 2006, she was the national runner-up of the Young Volunteer
of the Year Award and was invited to a luncheon at St James Palace
with Prince Phillip in recognition.
She has been a coach at the ASA South West Region Training Camp
at Bryanston School for the last 16 years.